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 2015-03-30: Tim Cook and Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Law 1:38 PM, Mar. 30th, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking out against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act and against other laws that support discrimination. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin…

Podcast Archives

  1. Feb. 8th, 2015 MGG 539: Cool Stuff Found

    It's Cool Stuff Found! Yes, it's true, Dave and John bring you another action-packed Cool Stuff Found podcast full of, well, all the cool tips, tricks, gadgets and apps that you and they have come across or suggested recently. There's too much to list here, so just join the show, download and enjoy!

  2. Feb. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-06: Mac Photos Beta, Apple Watch Ban

    A beta version Apple's iPhoto replacement app for the Mac has been given to developers, and not everyone is pleased with what they're seeing. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the new Photos beta for the Mac and talk about who will and who won't like it. They also dive into the news that some schools are banning smartwatches because they expect Apple Watch to be a popular test cheating tool.

  3. Feb. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-05: Net Neutrality, New iPhone Malware

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler wants to classify broadband Internet as a common carrier service to protect net neutrality, but is that a good thing? Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on the net neutrality fight, plus they have a warning about the new XAgent malware threat targeting the iPhone.

  4. Feb. 4th, 2015 ACM 292: HTC’s Anti-iPhone Groove, the Net Neutrality Fight

    HTC is giving Apple the smackdown in a manner of speaking-or rapping. Jeff and Bryan have some thoughts on HTC's painful video about how its smartphones are better than the iPhone, plus they take a look at the current state of the FCC's plans to regulate net neutrality, and they dive into Apple's retail push into China.

  5. Feb. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-04: Planning for the Apple Watch Launch, Outlook for iPhone Issues

    As we get closer to the launch of Apple Watch what can we expect for the early adopter buying experience? John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on how Apple may manage the product rollout, and Kelly says there may be a few issues for IT managers in Microsoft's new Outlook for the iPhone.

  6. Feb. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-03: Apple’s New Command Center, Bob Bridger’s Retirement

    Apple plans to turn GTAT's now defunct sapphire production plant into a new global command center. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's plans for the Arizona factory and what impact it will have on jobs, plus they offer up their thoughts on the news that Apple's retail real estate vice president Bob Bridger is planning to retire.

  7. Feb. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-02: The Apple News and Blog Changing Landscape

    With The Unofficial Apple Weblog shutting down and Macworld Magazine's last print issue a couple months behind us, it's clear the Apple news landscape has been changing. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about the state of the Apple news and blog community, what's different compared to several years ago, and why we're seeing changes now.

  8. Feb. 1st, 2015 MGG 538: Pre-Game With The Geeks

    Your two favorite geeks celebrate this day where they get to do one of their favorite things: geek out about all this Mac, Apple and Tech! There might be something else happening afterwards, but to start this day, Dave and John answer some of the most important questions of the week: what is memory compression? How to run OS X from The Terminal? All this and much more. Download and enjoy today!

  9. Jan. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-30: Samsung’s Smartphone Numbers, Congress Wants More Corporate Cash

    Apple and Samsung shipped the same number of smartphones last quarter, and that doesn't bode well for Samsung. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at what Samsung's smartphone numbers mean for the market and Apple, plus they take a look at a new bill that hopes to convince big corporations to bring offshore money into the United States.

  10. Jan. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-29: FCC’s Personal Hotspot Protection, China’s Tech Back Door Demands

    The FCC went to bat for consumers and said hotels can't block personal WiFi hotspots. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the FCC's warning to businesses, and they also take a look at China's new regulations requiring back doors into computers and software.