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: 2014-07-25 1:15 PM, Jul. 25th, 2014

Just because an analyst says Apple could be doomed doesn't mean we'll all be using Android smartphones in three years. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont…

Podcast Archives

  1. 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.

  2. May. 25th, 2014 MGG 503: Don’t Panic ... and Don’t Get Caught!

    John and Dave wrap up the weekend by first talking about another great upgrade you can add to your few-year-old Mac: a Thunderbolt Dock. Your two favorite geeks have reviewed a few options available and will talk through them for you. Then it's on to your questions. Having podcast management issues? Need to import movies into Aperture? Want to know how to easily store data on the network? John and Dave are here for you. All that and more, just download and press play.

  3. May. 23rd, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-23

    Apple's all but announced purchase of Beats Music may be about saving the music industry and giving everyone's favorite iPhone maker a stronger position in the fashion world. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to dissect that theory, offer up their thoughts on Apple's big office space expansion while its space ship campus is built, and Boeing's decision to cite Apple as a role model for its own business.

  4. May. 22nd, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-22

    It's no secret that Apple is hosting a keynote presentation at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, but what's on the lineup is still shrouded in mystery. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to discuss what they think that means, talk about Apple's apparent new transparency in light of its iMessages headaches, and look at yet another app that ran afoul of the App Store.

  5. May. 21st, 2014 ACM 255: Apple Doomsday Criers and Ad-Supported Technology

    Apple is doomed! Doomed! Or, at least it is according to Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry. Jeff and Bryan call Trip to task for his off-base prognostication and take a look at why TMO's Apple Death Knell Counter still gets entries. They also have some pretty strong opinions on Google collecting our personal information and what that's doing to consumer trust.

  6. May. 21st, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-21

    Microsoft introduced its brand new Surface 3 tablet on Tuesday with a comparison to Apple's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air product line. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet with their opinions on Microsoft's ongoing fight to get a foothold in the tablet market, and to talk about Google's revelation that it's considering pushing ads to Internet connected devices like Android-enabled cars and your smart thermostat.

  7. May. 20th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-20

    Moving from an iPhone to an Android or Windows smartphone could mean you no longer get text messages from your iPhone-toting friends, and it certainly means Apple gets a lawsuit. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to take a look at the Messages headache, share their thoughts on Senator Al Franken's stance against the AT&T/DirecTV merger, and Apple's decision to block a female masturbation educational app from the App Store.

  8. May. 19th, 2014 MGG 502: Teri, Terry, Larry & More!

    Dave and John come out of the weekend with a great show for you today to kick off your week. Some quick follow-ups to clarify a few lingering SSD questions and then it's off to the races answering your questions and solving your problems. If you've been using iTunes for a few years you might have some clean-up needs like listener Teri, so your two favorite geeks talk through that. Then a few things about cleaning up Mail and its rules; holiday calendar management, mixed-mode WiFi concerns and quiet audio round it out... with the exception of your favorite: the…

  9. May. 19th, 2014 TMO Daily Observations: 2014-05-19

    Welcome to TMO's Daily Observations podcast where we take a look at current Apple and tech-related topics. In our first episode, Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to dive into their opinions on Apple's iTunes 11.2 update that hid the Users directory, and what was done to fix the problem. They also take a look at Apple's deal with Motorola Mobility to end their mutual patent infringement fight and what that might mean for their battle with Samsung.

  10. May. 14th, 2014 ACM 254: iPhone 6 Rumors, Apple wants Beats, and Cryptocurrency Woes

    Interest in Apple's unannounced iPhone 6 is on the rise, and there are plenty of rumors about what's in store. Jeff and Bryan take a look at few and offer their take on whether or not they're legit. There's also the report that Apple is buying Beats, and a cryptocurrency online vault was hacked, so there's more than enough for them to talk about this week.