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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 2015-07-06: Dr. Mac’s Apple Music and Siri Problems 1:11 PM, Jul. 6th, 2015

Apple Music is pretty cool overall, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jul. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-06: Dr. Mac’s Apple Music and Siri Problems

    Apple Music is pretty cool overall, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about an issue that's keeping Siri from finding some of Bob's music, share some Apple Music tips, and let John explain why he hasn't signed up for the free trial yet.

  2. Jul. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-02: Coping with iCloud Music Library’s Problems

    iTunes 12.2 and Apple Music's iCloud Music Library have some pretty serious issues. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to dive into the issues, share their thoughts on why Apple is having big problems with iCloud Music Library, and share a tip on how to see if you're using Apple's new online music storage system.

  3. Jul. 1st, 2015 ACM 313: Apple Music First Impressions, Steve Jobs Movie Trailer

    After getting to play with Apple Music for a day Jeff and Bryan have some thoughts on the latest entry into the streaming music market. They share what they like, what's working well, what isn't, and more. They also have plenty to say about the just released trailer for this fall's Steve Jobs movie.

  4. Jul. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-01: Apple Music Day 1, Loving the MacBook

    With a full day of Apple Music behind us Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on how the new streaming music service and Internet radio station are working out so far. John also explains how the MacBook can grow on you even if you didn't like it at first.

  5. Jun. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-30: Apple Music First Impressions

    Apple Music officially launched this morning so Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to to share their first impressions on Apple's new streaming music service and Internet radio station. They also look at iOS 8.4, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4, and some of the important fixes in both of those software updates.

  6. Jun. 29th, 2015 MGG 559: Connecting Networks Together, Photos on NAS & Upgrade Snapshots

    A simple network is simple, but what happens when you need to do a little more? What are the potential pitfalls of storing Photos and iTunes libraries on your network drive? Want to make snapshots before you upgrade? All of this and more on today's Mac Geek Gab with Dave Hamilton, John F. Braun and Pilot Pete!

  7. Jun. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-29: Getting Ready for Apple Music

    Apple Music launches tomorrow morning, and we want make sure you're ready. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to fill you in on what you need to know when Apple's new streaming music service opens for business, plus Kelly has a tip for getting your Spotify and Pandora playlists into Apple Music.

  8. Jun. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-26: Apple’s Confederate Flag App Ban

    Apple is pulling titles from the App Store that include the Confederate flag following hate-related shootings in South Carolina. Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin, John Martellaro, Kelly Guimont, and Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to offer up their perspective on Apple's decision, plus they have some thoughts on Apple's potential purchase of finger print sensor company Privaris.

  9. Jun. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-25: Home Automation’s Bag of Hurt

    The promise of home automation isn't living up to expectations, and it's a little frustrating. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the still immature home automation market, vent some frustrations, and hope for a better future. Bonus: Kelly coins the term "iPod of home automation."

  10. Jun. 24th, 2015 ACM 312: Music Isn’t Worth What it Used to Be

    The music industry is changing, and artist's work isn't worth what it once was. Jeff and Bryan look at how the music market has changed over the years, why music has been devalued, and what some artists are doing to stay in the industry. They also check out a really cool hoverboard prototype from Lexus.