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 2015-08-28: Apple’s in-store iPod, um, Shuffle 1:24 PM, Aug. 28th, 2015

Apple moved iPods from its front-end store displays to the shelves along side AirPort Basestations, but that doesn't mean the iPod is doomed. John Martellaro…

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 9th, 2015 MGG 565: Of Caps and Paste and Macs, Oh My!

    Ready to give up on your Mac? Don't let it go quite so easily. There might be an option or a repair or an upgrade! Have a Drobo or a DiskStation (or want one)? Do you know what it takes to manage one of those devices? It's not difficult, and John and Dave explain all that and more for you in one easy-to-digest podcast episode!

  2. Aug. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-07: OS X El Capitan Features, Apple’s New Website

    OS X El Capitan has lots of new features for you to like (or hate). John Martellaro and Bob LeVitus join Jeff Gamet to talk about what John likes and what he thinks is just silly in El Capitan. They also share their first impressions on Apple's freshly designs-and store-free-website.

  3. Aug. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-06: Apple Music’s 11M Users, Evolution of Mac OS

    Apple says it already has 11 million Apple Music users, but wants a lot more. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their perspective on Apple's streaming music service and offer their predictions on how long it'll take to hit 100 million subscribers. They also look at the evolution of the Mac's operating system and how the growth of the Internet has shaped how we use our computers today.

  4. Aug. 5th, 2015 ACM 318: Apple’s MVNO, Digital Privacy, the Lexus Hover Board Revisited

    Despite reports to the contrary, Apple says it doesn't have plans to launch its own MVNO service for iPhone owners. Jeff and Bryan look at the report and Apple's denial, and discuss why an Apple MVNO could be cool. They also offer up their take on digital privacy and the role the government is trying to push onto Apple and other software makers, plus they revisit the Lexus hover board.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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!

  9. 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.

  10. 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.