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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 2015-06-29: Getting Ready for Apple Music 2:20 PM, Jun. 29th, 2015

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…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jun. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-08: WWDC 2015 Keynote Wrap Up

    Apple's 2015 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote showed off OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and more. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on Apple's announcements, what they liked from today's event, and more.

  2. Jun. 7th, 2015 MGG 556: Blowing Dust and Perma-Verbose Mode

    Recording hours before the WWDC 2015 keynote, John and Dave answer your questions, as per usual! How do you detect and deal with duplicate files? What about a failing hard drive with some important data? What's the right - and wrong - way to clean dust out of your Mac? And have you ever wanted to enable perma-verbose mode? Find out all this and more on today's Mac Geek Gab!

  3. Jun. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-05: AT&T’s New iPhone Plans, Mark Newson on Smart Cars

    Goodbye, AT&T iPhone subsidies and hello Next plan. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on AT&T moving towards customers paying for their new smartphones through loans instead of subsidies, plus they take a look at Mark Newson's thoughts on wearable tech and intelligent cars.

  4. Jun. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-04: WWDC, Apple TV, and Streaming Content Deals

    Word on the street says no new Apple TV announcement at next week's Worldwide Developer Conference. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about why we won't be getting a new Apple TV come Monday, the hurdles Apple is facing with its streaming television service, and whether or not third party apps are coming to the device.

  5. Jun. 3rd, 2015 ACM 309: Tim Cook on Encryption, Plus Apple’s Upcoming Projects

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking out again against government eroding our privacy. Jeff and Bryan offer up their thoughts on why that's important, plus they look at Apple's rumored competitor to Google Now, and the company's secret projects.

  6. Jun. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-03: Thunderbolt 3, Preserving Digital Privacy

    Turns out Thunderbolt still has some life in it, and even looks like it's about to get a serious boost. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel's Thunderbolt 3 announcement, and they get on their soapbox about protecting our digital privacy, too.

  7. Jun. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-02: Copying Apple Watch Features, Hands on with Google Photos

    Apple Watch is barely a month old and already the feature knock-offs are showing up. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the new Asus ZenWatch 2 "crown" and how Apple designs show up in competitor's products. Kelly went hands on with Google Photos and shares her experience, too.

  8. Jun. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-01: John’s WWDC Expectations, Recycling Your Apple I Computer

    With Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference just a few days away, John Martellaro has some thoughts on what he'd like to see at next week's keynote presentation. Along with John, Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about WWDC, the state of OS X Yosemite, Apple Watch developers, and more. They also talk about the Apple I computer left at a recycling facility and the US$100,000 that's waiting for the person who didn't realize what they were dropping off.

  9. May. 31st, 2015 MGG 555: Triple Nickles on the Geeks

    An iPhone that won't play songs, an SSD that shows mismatched free space, Time Machine that won't backup to another Mac and AppleCare with a cracked iPad. All of this - and more - SOLVED on today's Mac Geek Gab.

  10. May. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-29: The Big iCloud Photos Alternatives Show

    Apple is pushing its iCloud Photo Library for online photo storage, but it isn't the only option available. Adam Christianson from The MacCast and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at alternatives to Apple's offering including Google Photos, Flickr, and more.