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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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MGG 546: Calendars, Flaky Connections and NAS Backups 12:13 PM, Mar. 29th, 2015

TAMED this week: flaky internet connections, disappearing sent mail, recurring installer relaunches and keyboard shortcuts who refuse to sync. Your geeks just won't let these…

Podcast Archives

  1. Feb. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-26: Apple Spring Forward Media Event, Net Neutrality

    Apple announced a special media event today for March 9 with only one hint in its tag line: "Spring forward." Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the media event and what sort of Apple Watch-related announcements it may include. They also take a look at the FCC's vote on Net Neutrality.

  2. Feb. 25th, 2015 ACM 295: Pebble Time, Samsung Cars, and Being an Apple Fan Today

    Does Samsung want to make an electric car? Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin think so. They also look at the Pebble Time, which has raised tons of money on Kickstarter, even as Apple prepares to release the Apple Watch. With Apple getting ever-larger., they also want to know what it means to be an Apple fan today, and what it might mean tomorrow.

  3. Feb. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-25: Philips Hue and Lux Lighting Tips and Tricks

    Philips Hue and Lux smart lighting systems are popular with the TMO team, and our own Kelly Guimont has plenty of expertise to share. Kelly and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what makes Hue lighting so cool, and what you can do to make your setup even more useful. John also has some thoughts on our changing perception on how we track important data.

  4. Feb. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-24: Everyone Wants Pebble’s Time Smartwatch

    Pebble announced its new Time smartwatch as a Kickstarter project, and the Internet pretty much started throwing money at the company. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about the stunning response to Pebble's latest smartwatch, the wrist top device market, and competition for Apple Watch. They also take a look at John's review of the ExoLens camera lens kit for the the iPhone.

  5. Feb. 23rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-23: How Lenovo Screwed Customer Trust and Security

    Lenovo's decision to bring in a little extra money by installing what amounts to a man in the middle attack on computers has left its customers open to serious security risks. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the damage Lenovo's actions have done to customer trust, the potential risks they face, and who may be creating even bigger technology risks.

  6. Feb. 20th, 2015 MGG 541: Two Geeks Joined by Chris Breen

    Christopher Breen, happily unemployed, joins John and Dave today to do his darndest to help your two favorite geeks solve the world's problems (by way of answering your Mac and iOS-related questions). Yes, they get geeky, and they also reminisce in the way that only these three long-time geeks (and long-time friends) can. Definitely one you won't want to miss.

  7. Feb. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-20: Get Ready for the Apple Car Launch and the iPhone of the Future

    New sources claim Apple's unannounced car will go into production in 2020. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to duke it out over who really has the right time frame for an official Apple Car launch, plus they look at what the iPhone of the future may be and what physical and social implications go along with augmenting our bodies with technology.

  8. Feb. 19th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-19: More Apple Car Evidence, Apple Hires some Bloggers

    There's more evidence stacking up to show Apple is working on its own electric car. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about a new lawsuit claiming Apple poached employees from a high tech battery design company, plus they also offer their take on Apple's recent hires from the blogs that cover their activities and products.

  9. Feb. 18th, 2015 ACM 294: The Apple Car Story Goes Super Nova and Tim Cook Pushes for Privacy

    Bryan and Jeff dig deep into the Apple Car story, discussing all of the developments in the last few days. They also discuss Apple CEO Tim Cook's views on privacy and ask whether he and his company are going to start pushing privacy as a competitive advantage.

  10. Feb. 18th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-18: John Schools Us on Apple Watch Fashion

    What happens when you start a discussion about Apple Watch pricing with John Martellaro? It turns into John schooling Kelly Guimont and Jeff Gamet on the fashion scene. They also dive into Apple's virtual reality goggles patent, but today's show is really all about John's fashion sense.