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 2015-10-13: New Retina iMacs, Steve Jobs Movie 1:56 PM, Oct. 13th, 2015

Apple introduced new 4K and 5K iMacs today along with updated versions of its keyboard, mouse, and trackpad. Bryan Chaffin and The Maccast's Adam Christianson…

Podcast Archives

  1. Sep. 13th, 2015 MGG 570: Dancing on the Edge of Feedback

    Want help deciding which new router to buy? How about security on your network for those services you use remotely? Is it time to upgrade or replace your Mac? All these questions and more in today's Mac Geek Gab with your hosts, Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun!

  2. Sep. 11th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-11: Picking the Right iPhone 6s Upgrade Deal

    Apple threw its hat in the annual iPhone upgrade game, but is it the best deal around? Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at the actual costs for annual upgrade plans from Apple, AT&T, Verizon, and other carriers so you can choose the best option when you order your next iPhone.

  3. Sep. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-10: iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus First Reactions

    Apple unveiled the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus yesterday at its "Hey Siri" media event, and today Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro are back with Jeff Gamet to talk about their first impressions. They look at the new iPhone's features and Apple's new annual upgrade pricing plans, plus Kelly does a happy dance because she's getting one.

  4. Sep. 9th, 2015 ACM 323: Apple “Hey Siri” Media Event Analysis

    Apple hosted its "Hey Siri, give us a hint" media event today where the iPad Pro, new Apple TV, and updates iPhone models were introduced. Jeff and Bryan dive into the Apple Watch's new colors, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro's features and companion Apple Pencil, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, 3D Touch, updated cameras, and more.

  5. Sep. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-09: Apple’s new iPad Pro, Apple TV

    Apple showed off the new iPad Pro and updated Apple TV at its "Hey Siri" media event today. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their first impressions on the 12.9-inch iPad and how it fits in with Apple's current product lineup, and they look what Apple is doing with its settop streaming media box and universal search.

  6. Sep. 8th, 2015 MGG 569: Geeks, To The Bridge (Mode)!

    If a paralyzed face isn't going to stop your favorite geeks from podcasting, a wrist-splint certainly isn't going to pose any issues. Indeed, Dave and John are here again today to bring you all the answers to all your technical questions. If you have a question and need the answer, just send it in and they'll make sure to include it in the next show!

  7. Sep. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-08: Apple’s Community Win, TV Everywhere Dominance

    Apple's secret weapon for competing with Amazon is community, according to John Martellaro. John and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's success with products like the iPhone and iPad where Amazon fails to compete, plus they look at Apple's dominance in the "TV everywhere" market.

  8. Sep. 4th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-03: Cleaning Up Apple Music, Listeners Comments on Apple TV Shows

    Apple says it's working on cleaning up Apple Music. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the current state of Apple Music and what could use some fixing up. They also revisit Monday's debate over Apple producing its own TV shows and respond to listener comments.

  9. Sep. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-03: Apple TV’s Missing Universal Search

    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 Gamet to discuss universal searches for shows and why it's so important for Apple TV. Kelly also explains why she wants to see Apple keep the iPod touch alive.

  10. Sep. 2nd, 2015 ACM 322: Apple’s TV Shows, Ian Rogers’ New Job, iPhone Jailbreaking

    Apple is reportedly looking to create original content for Apple TV in the form its own TV shows and movies. Jeff and Bryan offer up their thoughts on whether or not Apple is in a position to make that happen, plus they look at Ian Rogers' unexpected departure from Apple Music, and why jailbreaking your iPhone may not be such a good idea.