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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MGG 554: Sleepy Macs Sometimes Go To Work 12:13 PM, May. 24th, 2015

Ever have IMAP mail get confused? Ever have your Mac slow to wake up? Ever have your Mac doing something (far too much, in fact)…

Podcast Archives

  1. Mar. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-25: Apple’s Tech Trend Setting, Recycling Old Gear

    You don't have to like Apple to see how the company is changing the consumer electronics world. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple sets trends and impacts how we use and what we expect from our tech gear even if we don't use their products. Kelly also has some great tips on recycling all of those extra cables that pile up.

  2. Mar. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-24: Apple Executives on ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’

    Turns out there's more to say about how Apple is reacting to the new Steve Jobs biography that's out today, so Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton are back with Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts. The look at how this is different from anything else the company has done before, and what may be behind Apple executives choosing to endorse "Becoming Steve Jobs."

  3. Mar. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-23: The New Steve Jobs Biography, Google’s Search Game

    A new Steve Jobs biography comes out tomorrow, and Apple's executive team seems much happier about this book than Walter Isaacson's interpretation. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on why the executives like the Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli, and George Newbern book so much more. Also, Google games its search results.

  4. Mar. 22nd, 2015 MGG 545: Ghosts In The Mac

    Has your Mac ever suddenly developed a problem that you're swear you didn't create? Maybe it has a ghost. Or is it time for Dave's "Gremlin Story" from his consulting days? Download today to find out! In addition, your geeks also chat through using an SD Card for ongoing data storage, sharing your iCloud Photo Library, how DiskWarrior can save the day, and battery advice from KISS!

  5. Mar. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-20: Apple’s Streaming TV Opportunity, iPhone Passcode Hack

    Apple is reportedly getting into the streaming TV game, and TMO's John Martellaro thinks they're missing out on a big opportunity to disrupt the market. John and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on how Apple could handle in-show advertising, plus have a warning about a new way of brute force hacking into iPhones.

  6. Mar. 19th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-19: Nintendo’s iPhone Plans, TMO Staff Apple Watch Picks

    Nintendo is going to make games for the iPhone and iPad, but that may not be as cool as it sounds. Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Nintendo's iOS strategy and if it has a chance of succeeding. They also talk about the Apple Watch choices the TMO staff are making.

  7. Mar. 18th, 2015 ACM 298: Apple Streaming TV and Privacy, New Steve Jobs Bio

    With reports out saying Apple is going to hand over our personal information to networks in exchange for content deals for its rumored streaming TV service, Jeff and Bryan weigh in with their thoughts on what that means. Along with their thoughts on whether or not Apple will give up on protecting customer privacy, they take a look at Apple's new retail marketing tactics for Apple Watch, and the reactions Apple executives are having to a new Steve Jobs biography.

  8. Mar. 18th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-18: Apple’s Data Sharing Plans, Kelly’s Finder Tips

    Apple is supposedly going to share information with networks to land the deals it needs for their streaming TV service. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on why Apple would do that, and exactly what sorts of information that will most likely include-and they change Jeff's perspective in the process. Kelly also has some great tips for improving your productivity in the Mac's Finder.

  9. Mar. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-17: Apple on your TV and in Space

    Word on the street says Apple is working on its own streaming TV network, and wants its own satellite, too. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on Apple as a television content provider and what that could mean for cable TV subscribers looking to cut their cord. They also have some thoughts on how Apple could use its own satellite.

  10. Mar. 16th, 2015 MGG 544: Backup To The Future

    Your geeks return on yet another sunny-in-New England Monday to deliver the most chipper of pre-Spring-beginning Mac Geek Gab episodes possible. iOS Hotspot security concerns, slowing backups, 5GHz WiFi channel advice and much more are discussed. Download today and enjoy!