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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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TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-17: Don’t Hold Your Breath for In-store Apple Watch Sales 1:22 PM, Apr. 17th, 2015

Apple seems to be teaching consumers patience, at least as far as the Apple Watch is concerned. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet…

Podcast Archives

  1. Feb. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-17: WiFi Troubleshooting, Apple Watch Redesign

    WiFi networking issues can be a real pain, and our own Bryan Chaffin is experiencing that first hand. Bryan, along with Dave Hamilton, join Jeff Gamet to talk about WiFi network troubleshooting, plus they offer up their thoughts on Apple's decision to change Apple Watch from a health tracker into a fitness tracker.

  2. Feb. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-16: More Apple Car Talk, Plus Zane Lowe and Music

    More information about Apple's car plans, and it's looking like this is a really big project. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet for a look at what's leaked out since Bryan first started talking about Apple's car plans, plus they have some thoughts on what's in store for Zane Lowe now that he's on Apple's payroll.

  3. Feb. 15th, 2015 MGG 540: A Blizzard Between Two Geeks

    Yet another New England snowstorm, and yet another Mac Geek Gab. John and Dave brave the snow (though most of it fell between them) to bring you answers to all your geeky questions. Wanna know why the Finder is showing up in every space? Want to know why drives don't appear in the Finder's sidebar? Fusion Drive - should you or shouldn't you? And what about Mavericks on those new Mac Pros? All of these answers and more in today's episode. You don't want to get caught missing this one!

  4. Feb. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-13: Apple OKs Weed Apps and Fun with Text Messaging

    Apple seems to be loosening up on App Store restrictions because now marijuana-related apps are on the OK list. Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet with thoughts on the change to Apple's formerly binary approach to app approval, plus Kelly has some great tips on fun with text messaging on your iPhone.

  5. Feb. 12th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-12: Improving Apple Factory Conditions and App Store Discovery

    Apple's latest Supplier Responsibility Progress report is out, and the company is making a big push to end factory worker recruitment fees and bonded labor practices. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on Apple's efforts to improve factory working conditions and labor practices, plus they have a few things to say about Apple teaming up with Pinterest to improve the App Store discovery process.

  6. Feb. 12th, 2015 ACM 293: The Church of Apple Doom and a Car is Coming from Cupertino

    The belief that Apple is doomed has practically become a religion, and Jeff and Bryan have plenty to say about that. They also jump in the middle of reports that Apple is working on designing its own car. Bonus: Bryan explores a career in the railroad industry.

  7. Feb. 11th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-11: Apple’s Environmental Push and Car Plans

    Apple's push to be an environmentally friendly corporation got a boost with the announcement that it is investing US$848 million in a California solar array farm. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's efforts to be a green company and how that impacts investors and customers, plus they have something to say about Apple getting into the car business.

  8. Feb. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-10: Cybersecurity Summit, Samsung’s Failure in Japan

    U.S. government officials and tech industry executives are meeting this week for a cybersecurity summit, and Apple CEO Tim Cook will be there. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss what they see as the big issues that'll be on the table and what that may mean for our personal privacy, plus they take a look at the news that Samsung may abandon Japan's smartphone market.

  9. Feb. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-09: Apple is Doomed, or Maybe Not

    Despite Apple's record breaking earnings and product sales, reports of its eminent demise are still making the rounds. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at why analysts still say Apple is a doomed company, plus they explain why we won't see sapphire glass displays on future iPhone models.

  10. 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!