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!

Background Mode Podcast

Hosted by The Mac Observer.

Background Mode Podcast

Join John Martellaro every week for fascinating interviews with tech industry pros and luminaries. It's more than a show about what they do; it's about who they are.

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 334: Apple’s Mac Pro vs. The Devil’s Advocate 4:27 PM, Nov. 25th, 2015

John Kheit, the infamous Devil's Advocate, joins Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet on this episode of the Apple Context Machine. Together they dig deep into…

Podcast Archives

  1. Oct. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-30: Hello, Apple TV

    The new fourth generation Apple TV is available today, so Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about where you can go to get your hands on one, and what they're looking forward to with third-party apps. They also talk about the cool virtual reality video from Apple and U2.

  2. Oct. 29th, 2015 ACM 330: Apple’s Big Q4 2015 Earnings Report and ACM’s Halloween Adventure

    Apple reported big numbers during its fourth quarter earnings call yesterday. Jeff and Bryan sort out Apple's revenue and earnings, China's place in Apple's game plan, and what other news sites got wrong about Android switchers. They also try to keep track of the interns, Sierra and Ayneseley, on their Halloween trick-or-treat adventure.

  3. Oct. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-29: Listener Comments on Apple Music, Wi-Fi Assist

    Our Apple Music subscriber and Wi-Fi Assist shows got some listener comments, so today Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet help answer your questions and reply to your comments. Join in to hear what they have to say.

  4. Oct. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-28: AAPL Q4 2015 Earnings Wrap Up

    Apple announced record breaking numbers for its 2015 fiscale fourth quarter yesterday afternoon. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their take on Apple's quarterly numbers, the company's move into the enterprise market, iPad sales, and more.

  5. Oct. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-27: Unraveling Wi-Fi Assist with Alf Watt

    The iPhone's Wi-Fi assist feature has some users up in arms over how their cellular data plans are being used without their knowledge. iStumbler developer and former Apple Wi-Fi developer Alf Watt, along with Dave Hamilton, join Jeff Gamet to talk about Wi-Fi Assist, Apple's take on networking, and more.

  6. Oct. 26th, 2015 TMO Background Mode: Interview with Marketcircle’s Alykhan Jetha

    In this show, I interview Alykhan Jetha, the CEO or Marketcircle in Toronto. A.J., as we all call him, and I have been friends for over a decade, having first met at Macworld Expo. I asked A.J. about the fascinating story of how he came to move to Toronto with his family after being deported from Africa years ago, how he came to form Marketcircle and launch the famous Daylite application for the Mac. In the interview, we chat about his current apps as well as some of the issues related to being an Apple developer.

  7. Oct. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-26: Say Hello to Our New Podcast, Background Mode

    The Mac Observer is launching a new podcast called Background Mode where we interview cool and interesting people from the tech world. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the interviews he's hosting on the show, and Jeff gets him to share some of his past, too.

  8. Oct. 25th, 2015 MGG 576: Swear By (Not At!) The Terminal

    Is Photos showing you your phone when you don't want it to? How about when Photos doesn't show you your pictures? IMAP Mail giving you trouble? Mailboxes appearing underneath your inbox? It's these questions - and others like them from listeners like you - that John and Dave answer today, helping you understand your Mac and iPhone even better! Plus, they dig into great package managers for OS X, too. Don't miss it!

  9. Oct. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-23: Steve Jobs Movie, Listener Comments

    Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie opens nation wide today, and it's getting love or hate it reactions from people-even if they haven't seen it yet. Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to look at the resistance the movie is getting, and to talk about their reactions after seeing it.

  10. Oct. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-22: Apple TV Apps, Instagram’s Boomerang

    Apple is ready for developers to submit their Apple TV apps. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple TV apps and what we may see come launch day. They also have some thoughts on Instagram's new Boomerang looping video app.