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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 2015-05-22: Fingerprints to Google and Apple Watch Heartrate Monitoring 1:08 PM, May. 22nd, 2015

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…

Podcast Archives

  1. Apr. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-13: Apple Watch Try-ons, MacBook First Impressions

    We visited our local Apple Stores over the weekend to get the full Apple Watch try-on experience. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share how their try-ons went, offer their thoughts on the Apple Watch after finally getting to try one on, and say whether or not they made the right decision when they placed their pre-orders. John also shares his first impressions on the new super-thin MacBook.

  2. Apr. 12th, 2015 MGG 548: One Geek On The Road

    Dave's in Las Vegas for NMX/NAB this week, but he and John brave the hotel WiFi to get your Geek on. Terminal Tips are Threefold (or more) in this episode, made easy by your two favorite geeks. That plus some solutions for slow Safari issues and more. Download and enjoy!

  3. Apr. 10th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-10: Apple Watch Pre-order Wrap Up

    Apple Watch pre-orders kicked off at 12:01AM pacific time this morning, and the TMO crew was up to see how it played out. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about the pre-order process and how it played out for them, plus they debate whether or not Apple should've started try-on appointments a week ahead of pre-order sales.

  4. Apr. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-09: Apple Watch Sales Online Only, Spock’s Vulcan Salute Emoji

    Good luck buying an Apple Watch in stores because Apple says that isn't going to happen. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on Apple's decision to limit Apple Watch sales to their online store, plus Kelly tells you how to get Spock's Vulcan salute emoji on your iPhone and Mac.

  5. Apr. 8th, 2015 ACM 301: Apple Watch, the Tyranny of Phones, and Photos App

    The world is going crazy over Apple Watch, and you can't even buy one yet. Jeff and Bryan take a look at the early Apple Watch reviews, and dive into Apple's reasons for making a smartwatch. The also talk about why they're getting an Apple Watch, and speculate on how it's going to fit into the tech world.

  6. Apr. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-08: Apple Watch Reviews, iTunes Sync Alternatives

    We're only a couple days away from Apple Watch pre-orders, and the early reviews are coming in. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the first Apple Watch reviews, plus Kelly has some great alternatives to iTunes for syncing your iPhone or iPad with your Mac.

  7. Apr. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-07: Better Buy Your Apple Watch Online

    Apple is changing up how it deals with demand for the Apple Watch launch, and it may not make all of the company's customers happy. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's plan to push in-store customers to buy Apple Watch online, plus Jeff and John explain their very different views on how the expect Apple Watch will fit into their lives.

  8. Apr. 6th, 2015 MGG 547: Easter-Inspired Mind Candy

    Ever wonder if there's actions you can perform in the Spotlight window? There are! Browser ever slow? Ever wondered how to decipher OS X crash reports? Ever have trouble opening up System Preferences? All of these things and more are discussed in today's Mac Geek Gab. Don't miss it!

  9. Apr. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-06: Getting Ready for Apple Watch Pre-orders

    Are you ready for Apple Watch? Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's new quickie videos showing how to use Apple Watch features, plus they share some insight on what to expect for the pre-order experience as well as first-day buying. They also offer up some perspective on the news that construction workers with felony convictions lost their jobs at the new space ship campus.

  10. Apr. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-03: Fitness Tracking with Apple Watch, AppleCare Pricing

    AppleCare for Apple Watch isn't too expensive for the Sport and stainless steel model, but it'll set you back $999 for the Edition. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on AppleCare for Apple Watch pricing, plus they discuss how Apple Watch will fit in to their health and fitness tracking routine.