Mac Observer Podcasts

Apple Context Machine Podcast

Hosted by Jeff Gamet & Bryan Chaffin.

Apple Context Machine Podcast

The Apple Context Machine is Mac, iPhone, and iPod news and analysis that puts the facts in perspective, brought to you with a sense of humor. Hosts Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin put the Apple world into context.

Daily Observations Podcast

Hosted by The Mac Observer.

Daily Observations Podcast

Join Jeff Gamet each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Hosted by Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun.

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to discuss things of interest to Mac geeks, yet present them in a way that's both entertaining and informative for the average listener.

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ACM 322: Apple’s TV Shows, Ian Rogers’ New Job, iPhone Jailbreaking 10:20 PM, Sep. 2nd, 2015

Apple is reportedly looking to create original content for Apple TV in the form its own TV shows and movies. Jeff and Bryan offer up…

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-25: Parallels Desktop 11 versus VMware Fusion 8

    Parallels Desktop 11 came out last week, and VMware Fusion 8 hit store shelves today. TekRevue's Jim Tanous and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to compare the two virtual machine environments, plus John has a tip on fixing the missing sunrise and sunset display on your Apple Watch.

  2. Aug. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-24: Google’s OnHub Disappointment, Swatch’s Smartwatch Plans

    Google's OnHub sounds great, but it may not be able to live up to expectations. John Martellaro and Jim Tanous from TekRevue join Jeff Gamet to discuss how Google may have unintentionally set up customers to be disappointed. They also offer up their thoughts on Swatch's smartwatch plans and on calling Apple Watch a toy.

  3. Aug. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-21: Apple’s Neglected Products, Swatch’s One More Thing

    Apple has been sleeping at the wheel, according to TMO's John Martellaro. John joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the products he thinks Apple has neglected, plus they offer up their thoughts on Swatch trademarking Apple's "one more thing" line.

  4. Aug. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-20: Amazon Dumps Flash, More iPad Pro Evidence

    Amazon is the latest company to turn it's back on Adobe Flash. John Martellaro and Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on the pending demise of Flash, plus they look at new information that supports the release of the rumored iPad Pro later this year.

  5. Aug. 19th, 2015 ACM 320: Apple Pay, Google OnHub, Apple Music Stats

    Bryan is on vacation this week, so Jeff asked John Martellaro on as a special guest and they had plenty to talk about. First up was the status of Apple Pay and it's impact on credit card transactions, then they looked at Google's just announced OnHub Wi-Fi router and smart home hub, and finally MusicWatch's data on Apple Music subscribers. Jeff also slips up and mentions that Bryan is really in the Witness Protection Program.

  6. Aug. 19th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-19: Google’s OnHub, AshleyMadison’s Data Breach

    Google has a new Wi-Fi router and smart home bridge called OnHub and it looks pretty cool, at least on paper. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to look at what OnHub brings to the table and how it compares to Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station. They also offer up their thoughts on hackers dumping AshleyMadison.com's 32 million user database onto the Internet.

  7. Aug. 18th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-18: Apple Music Festival, OS X tpwn Security Flaw

    iTunes Festival is now Apple Music Festival, and it's only 10 days instead of a month long. Dave Hamilton and Bob LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the changes and talk about how Apple can improve iTunes. They also offer up some perspective on the new tpwn security flaw targeting OS X Yosemite.

  8. Aug. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-17: Apple Products Begging for an Update

    Apple has a few products that feel way overdue for a refresh. Today John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the Apple gear he sees as surprisingly beyond when they should've seen an update long ago, like Apple TV and the Cinema Display.

  9. Aug. 16th, 2015 MGG 566: Mechanizing The Exorcism

    Bluetooth tips and solutions, FileVault 2 usage strategies, shared iCloud Safari security concerns, Photos woes and AirDrop advice. All of this and more in this week's show!

  10. Aug. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-14: Apple TV and Streaming TV, Cool iPhone Tips

    Word on the street says Apple TV is getting and update along with a streaming TV service, but not at the same time. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about their thoughts on launching the TV service after releasing new hardware and what features they think will be important for consumers. They also look at some cool iPhone tips.