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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 2015-07-31: New Apple TV Rumors, Google Defies France 1:49 PM, Jul. 31st, 2015

Reports that there's a new Apple TV coming are back, and they say we'll see the new hardware in September. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jul. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-22: AAPL Q3 Earnings, Jeff gets Excited About Home Automation

    Apple reported its third fiscal quarter earnings yesterday and the numbers were big. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to Apple's revenue and earnings, iPhone and Mac sales figures, and the lack of numbers for Apple Watch sales. Jeff also shares how he now controls his simple window air conditioner over the Internet.

  2. Jul. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-21: Lots of Love for Apple Watch

    Despite the complaints about Apple Watch, it looks like most people really like theirs. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer their perspective on why people love their Apple Watch even if they aren't completely satisfied with every feature. They also look at Apple's latest hire from the automotive industry and what that means for the secret Apple Car project.

  3. Jul. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-20: AshleyMadison Data Breach, Jeb Bush’s Tech Ad

    Data theft took an awkward turn when hackers made off with the complete customer database from the dating site AshleyMadison. Bryan Chaffin and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the data theft and potential repercussions, plus they look at Jeb Bush's commercial that feels like it's catering to Apple product users.

  4. Jul. 19th, 2015 MGG 562: Picking Your NAS & Trusting Your Gut

    It's back to answering your questions this week, including focuses on Apple Music, sharing from within apps, deciphering network interfaces and which NAS to get. All this and more on this week's Mac Geek Gab!

  5. Jul. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-17: New Apple Watch Ads, Apple IIgs gets an Update

    Apple has some new ads showing off Apple Watch, so Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the latest editions to the company's smartwatch marketing campaign. They also get a little nostalgic over the first update for the Apple IIgs operating system in 22 years.

  6. Jul. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-16: Listener’s iPod nanos, iPhone Battery Life Tips

    Yesterday I asked listeners how they use their iPod nanos, and got some great responses. Today John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to see what you had to say, plus they have some tips for getting the most out of your iPhone's battery.

  7. Jul. 15th, 2015 ACM 315: Spreading Apple Thin, Software Agents, and Neil Young

    Is Apple spread too thin? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet explore that thought in this episode of the Apple Context Machine. They also look at software agents, Facebook's Moneypenny virtual assistant, and the state of current virtual assistant technologies like Apple's Proactive, Google Now, and Microsoft's Cortanna. Lastly, they take a look at Neil Young's Assertion that cassette tapes and AM radio offer better sound quality than today's streaming services.

  8. Jul. 15th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-15: iPod touch gets a Big Update

    Apple hasn't forgotten about the iPod line and showed that today by updating the iPod touch. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus and The Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to see how the sixth generation iPod touch fits into Apple's media player lineup, plus they have some thoughts on the sort of updated iPod nano and iPod shuffle not supporting Apple Music.

  9. Jul. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-14: Here Comes the iPad Pro

    The 12.9-inch iPad Pro isn't a rumor and will be on store shelves this fall, or so say Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro. Bryan and John join Jeff Gamet to explain why they're sure the iPad Pro is coming soon, how it will impact Apple's business, and why DigiTimes has become a source we should be watching.

  10. Jul. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-13: Comcast’s Stream, Apple Watch’s Unsung Feature

    Comcast wants to get its foot in the streaming TV market, but looks like it's going only half way. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to talk about Comcast's new Stream service, and share his thoughts on the killer Apple Watch feature people are missing.