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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TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-27: Samsung Copies Apple Pay, Google’s Dropcam Plans 1:44 PM, Jan. 27th, 2015

Samsung is flexing its innovation muscles again, this time going after Apple Pay with Samsung Pay. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jan. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-07: CES, Tenacious D, and Robot Dinosaurs

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we found even more cool and interesting products to talk about. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to talk about seeing Tenacious D, fitness tech gear, foodie tech, robot dinosaurs, and more.

  2. Jan. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-06: CES and GoGo’s Man in the Middle Hack

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we have more cool products to talk about today. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about some interesting startup companies they saw, audio gear, home automation, and what's up with GoGo's man in the middle hack to block YouTube streaming on flights.

  3. Jan. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations: 2015-01-05

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we're already checking out some pretty cool products. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the new tech they saw at CES Unveiled, including fitness gear, wireless routers, and robots ready to help you shop.

  4. Jan. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations: 2015-01-02

    There's a new hack out that supposedly makes everyone's iCloud account vulnerable to attack. Bryan Chaffin and TekRevue's Jim Tanous join Jeff Gamet to look into whether or not there's a real security concern behind the hack, plus they ramp up for next week's International CES event, and Jeff shares his new favorite weather forecast site.

  5. Jan. 2nd, 2015 MGG 534: New Year, New Questions, Same Geeks

    It's the same week but it's a new year and your two favorite geeks are at it again. Topics in this week's show include changing window size defaults, managing plain text documents (important for passwords!), RF interference with hard drive enclosures, advanced IMAP settings for Mail, managing large Dropboxes and more. Download and enjoy today!

  6. Dec. 31st, 2014 ACM 287: GTAT Bonuses, Twitter Shenanigans, and Favorite Stories for 2014

    GT Advanced Technologies wants to pay out US$6 million in bonuses to company executives in the midst of its bankruptcy proceedings, and that isn't necessarily a bad thing. Jeff and Bryan look at the pros and cons of GTAT's bonus plan, plus they rant on Twitter's sponsored links in our Following lists, and they share their favorite Apple-related stories for 2014.

  7. Dec. 31st, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-12-31

    Word on the Internet is that it's pretty easy to trick Touch ID and get into someone's iPhone. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet explain why hacking Touch ID isn't nearly as simple as the media would have you believe, plus they offer up some iPhone security tips, and take a look at the Apple employee pay class action lawsuit that was just dismissed.

  8. Dec. 30th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-12-30

    Turns out smart home devices can be part of our home entertainment systems, too. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at SyFy's plans to control Hue LED lights as part of the 12 Monkeys series, plus they dive into why it's time for Jeff to get on the Hue bandwagon, look at the popularity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus over the holidays, and talk about the distrust in Apple Pay some people are showing.

  9. Dec. 29th, 2014 MGG 533: Schrödinger’s Boson

    For this last show of the year Dave and John talk about Dave's iMac repair (it was the graphics card, but took a lot to get there, and Dave benefitted nicely!), then a tip for scanning WiFi networks on your standard (non-jailbroken) iPhone, how to create iTunes Extras, Aperture to Lightroom migration techniques and lots more. Download and enjoy today!

  10. Dec. 29th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-12-29

    There's a good chance someone in your life picked up a new computer over the holidays and they're going to turn to you for technical help. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin and join Jeff Gamet to talk about some great options for helping your friends and family remotely, and they take a look at the news that Jimmy Iovine is working on landing exclusive album deals for Apple's iTunes Store.