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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 2015-05-28: Target Says Yes to Apple Pay, Hiding Pics in Photos 1:41 PM, May. 28th, 2015

Target's commitment to CurrentC isn't as strong as it was because the retailer is now ready to support Apple Pay. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro…

Podcast Archives

  1. May. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-28: Target Says Yes to Apple Pay, Hiding Pics in Photos

    Target's commitment to CurrentC isn't as strong as it was because the retailer is now ready to support Apple Pay. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about CurrentC's dwindling backers, and they explain why Photos isn't as good at hiding images as you might think.

  2. May. 27th, 2015 ACM 308: Jony Ive’s New Job, Cortana, and Apple Watch Wish List

    Apple has a new job title for Jony Ive: Chief Design Officer. Jeff and Bryan have some thoughts on what the means for Apple, plus they share their thoughts on Microsoft bringing Cortana voice recognition to the iPhone, and talk about features they'd like to see come to Apple Watch.

  3. May. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-27: Apple’s Big Discoveryd and Messages Bugs

    It's big Apple Bug Day on Daily Observations thanks to discoveryd and Messages. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to sort out what Apple is doing to deal with OS X Yosemite networking issues, and they look at the bug that crashes your iPhone when you receive a specific text message.

  4. May. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-26: Jony Ive’s Promotion, Cortana Coming to iPhone

    Apple's Jony Ive is being promoted to Chief Design Officer, and that has some people worried about his future with the company. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at whether or not his new job is a sign that he's planning on retiring soon, plus they dive into what Microsoft's plan to bring Cortana voice commands to the iPhone means for Apple.

  5. May. 24th, 2015 MGG 554: Sleepy Macs Sometimes Go To Work

    Ever have IMAP mail get confused? Ever have your Mac slow to wake up? Ever have your Mac doing something (far too much, in fact) while it's sleeping? All this and more on today's MGG!

  6. May. 22nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-22: Fingerprints to Google and Apple Watch Heartrate Monitoring

    Google wants to offer Android M users the convenience of Touch ID's fingerprint unlocking... will users want to offer Google their fingerprints? Also, do you care if Apple Watch checks your resting heart rate less than every ten minutes, because it seems like that's what's happening with this week's Watch OS update. Bryan and Dave talk through all of this today on TDO.

  7. May. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-21: Orthogonal Watch Complications FTW

    John Martellaro finally received his stainless steel Apple Watch last week and, true to form, has some thoughts about exactly what is and isn't great with this first iteration of Apple's newest product line. John will take you there ... and we'll take you back home when you're finished.

  8. May. 20th, 2015 ACM 307 - Dr. Mac’s One Tip for Mastering Your Mac, Apple TV, and the Importance of Encryption

    Bryan Chaffin is joined this week by Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus on the Apple Context Machine. They look at Dr. Mac's one tip for making the most of your Mac, whether or not Apple was ever going to make a television set, and Apple's support for encryption that actually works.

  9. May. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-20: Discovering Podcasts with Spotify & Watch OS 1.0.1

    Spotify plans to bring their discovery engine to podcasts this summer, and Apple releases Watch OS 1.0.1. Hear what Bryan Chaffin, Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton have to say about all this and more. Plus, get your 10-days of Lynda free at Lynda.com/TDO.

  10. May. 19th, 2015 MGG 553: Swiftly Solving Shrinking Storage

    Finding what's using your free space, sorting out multi-monitor setups with Thunderbolt, long-term SSD reliability confusion and adding more USB ports to your Mac are just a few of the topics that Dave and John cover in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Download, press play and enjoy!