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 2015-09-03: Apple TV’s Missing Universal Search 1:49 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2015

Apple TV may be getting a universal search feature, and Dave Hamilton says that's exactly what it needs. Dave, along with Kelly Guimont, join Jeff…

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 5th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-05: Data Backup, DYDL Security Flaw

    Backing up your Mac's data saves you from losing files. Bob LeVitus and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their backup strategies, plus they offer a warning about the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE security flaw.

  2. Aug. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-04: Apple’s MVNO Plans, Thunderstrike 2

    Reports have been circulating for years that Apple wants to start its own virtual cell service provider platform and this time it may really happen. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain why Apple may be getting on the MVNO bandwagon and why it makes sense, plus they explain why you don't need to freak out over the Thunderstrike 2 malware threat.

  3. Aug. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-03: Apple, BMW and Cars, Plus an iPhone Hologram Projector

    Apple may be looking to BMW to help bring its rumored electric car to market. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to sort out what they think this report means for Apple's car plans, plus they check out a cool setup that turns your iPhone into a hologram projector.

  4. Aug. 2nd, 2015 MGG 564: Wave a Minty-Fresh Rubber Chicken Over It

    Answering your questions and sharing your tips is top priority in this week's Mac Geek Gab episode. iCloud Photo Library, Mastered for iTunes, Sleepless Macs, Folder Syncing and much more are included. Download today and enjoy!

  5. Jul. 31st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-31: New Apple TV Rumors, Google Defies France

    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 join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what may be in store for the next Apple TV update and whether or not they think it really is only a few weeks away. They also look at Google refusing to comply with France's demands to scrub search results for some people world wide.

  6. Jul. 30th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-30: iPad Stylus-palooza, New Apple Campus Cafe

    If Apple's patents are any indication, there's an amazingly cool iPad stylus in our future. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's potential stylus and share some of their current favorites, too. They also explain why Apple's space ship campus is going to be the new cool place you want to hang out.

  7. Jul. 29th, 2015 ACM 317: T-Mobile’s Crazy iPhone Deal, Fitness Tracking Accuracy, Listener Comments

    T-Mobile is shaking up the mobile phone contract market again with a really great deal for potential customers looking for a new iPhone. Jeff and Bryan dive into why T-Mobile's JUMP! On Demand plan is so cool for its customers, and could lead to better deals at Verizon and AT&T, too. They also talk about why they like fitness trackers even though they have accuracy issues, and they respond to listener comments.

  8. Jul. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-29: Fitness Tracker Accuracy, Logitech’s new Mouse

    Nike's FuelBand lawsuit settlement serves as a reminder that fitness trackers aren't necessarily accurate. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on fitness tracker data, what works for them, and why you shouldn't give up on using yours. John also fills us in on why he likes Logitech's MX Anywhere 2 mouse.

  9. Jul. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-28: Google+ gets Smaller, Apple gets Bigger

    Google learned the hard way that you need more than a big company to make a successful social network. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet look at Google's downscaling of Google+, and John explains why we need to stop treating Apple like a small company.

  10. Jul. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-07-27: Apple’s Brilliant Marketing Message, Apple Watch in Best Buy

    Apple has a special gift for using plain words pull at our emotions and deliver product messages. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet share their perspective on Apple's latest iPhone marketing campaign, plus they share their thoughts on Apple Watch coming to Best Buy's stores.