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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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MGG 512: Two Zero Zero Hexes Your Favorite Geeks 5:40 PM, Jul. 24th, 2014

Celebrating their 200th show (in hexadecimal, anyway!), your two favorite geeks dig deep this week to help solve issues regarding remote management, slow networks, the…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jun. 4th, 2014 ACM 257: WWDC 2014 Roundup

    Apple hosted its annual keynote presentation at Worldwide Developer Conference this week, so Jeff and Bryan have plenty to talk about. They took a look at what they like from iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, how Apple is marginalizing Google branding in searches, the move towards smart home control, health and fitness tracking, and more.

  2. Jun. 4th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-06-04

    If you think Apple needs a new hardware platform to handle all of the smart home and fitness features iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite can offer, think again. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explain why the iPhone is Apple's manage-everything-device, and they explain why the public beta of OS X Yosemite won't be a smart choice for everyone.

  3. Jun. 3rd, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-06-03

    It's day two at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference and Dave Hamilton took time out of his busy on-location schedule to join Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin to share his take on Monday's announcements. They also discuss Apple's apparent move to control more of our search experience and how that may impact Google.

  4. Jun. 2nd, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-06-02

    Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference with a two hour keynote event showing off OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about some of their favorite announcements and take a look at some of what they think will follow now that we know HealthKit and HomeKit are official products.

  5. May. 30th, 2014 MGG 504: Cool Stuff Found on Friday!

    Giftttdy, Desktopper, Sips, Packet Peeper, HWMonitors, Threema. What do they have in common? Well, they're all Cool Stuff Found, of course, and your two favorite geeks talk through these and a lot more! Download, press play, and enjoy!

  6. May. 30th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-30

    Apple has a 100 year plan in place to keep the company innovating even without Steve Jobs at the helm. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's long term plans, why it's time for an OS X facelift, and what we can expect at Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event.

  7. May. 29th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-29

    Apple's Eddie Cue thinks the television experience sucks, but Apple TV can play a role in fixing that. Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to decipher what that means, and they take a look at Apple's just announced purchase of Beats Music and how Jimmy Iovine fits into the big picture.

  8. May. 29th, 2014 ACM 256: Apple Gets its Beats On and Home Automation

    Apple finally brought an end to the speculation Wednesday afternoon when it announced the planned purchase of Beats Music. Jeff and Bryan prognosticate on what that means for Apple and the music industry, talk about Apple's rumored plans for home automation and how Google's Nest Thermostat purchase plays in, and look at Amazon's bully tactics in the book market.

  9. May. 28th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-28

    What happens when you put kids in front of a 30 year old computer? You get confused and frustrated kids, plus Jeff Gamet, Dave Hamilton, and Bryan Chaffin talking about what computing was like before the Macintosh existed. After they get over kids these days, they take a look at what Apple's early announcement of next weeks' WWDC live keynote stream could mean for new product announcements.

  10. May. 27th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-27

    Apple may be planning on moving out of our living rooms with Apple TV and into the rest of our house through a brand new home automation platform. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their ideas on exactly what that could mean for Apple and everyone looking to add some automatic action to their lives. They also take a look at how Beats may have unintentionally driven down their own value in Apple's eyes.