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 2015-10-08: Samsung vs. TSMC iPhone Chips, Lightroom for iPad 1:42 PM, Oct. 8th, 2015

Seems there's a difference between the A9X processors in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus depending on if they come from Samsung or TSMC.…

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-28: Apple’s in-store iPod, um, Shuffle

    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 joins Jeff Gamet to look at the changes in Apple's iPod retail strategy and why we won't be seeing the end of the iPod touch, nano, or shuffle any time soon.

  2. Aug. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-27: Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event, Amazon’s Defunct Smartphone

    Apple officially announced it's September 9 media event by saying, "Hey Siri, give us a hint." John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the just announced media event and what they hope Apple announces, plus they offer up their take on the demise of Amazon's Fire Phone.

  3. Aug. 26th, 2015 ACM 321: An Afternoon with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus

    Bryan is on vacation this week, so Jeff asked Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus on as a special guest. Bob offered up some advice on when it's time to replace your Mac, and they also talked about Logic Pro and Alchemy, music subscription services, Bob's home grown TV show, and more.

  4. Aug. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-26: Best Buy’s Apple Watch Sales, OS X El Capitan Permissions

    Apple Watch sales in Best Buy are going so well that the retailer is accelerating its rollout program to include all of its stores before October. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Watch sales and the smartwatch market, plus they share their very different thoughts on the lack of a Repair Permissions option in OS X El Capitan.

  5. Aug. 25th, 2015 MGG 567: You, Too, Can Be a Computer Consultant

    Backing up to multiple destinations, protecting your anti-reflective coating, Photos woes, Family Sharing and more are covered today. Consultants rejoice: this episode includes some stuff for you, too, including how best to protect yourself from getting sued!

  6. Aug. 25th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-25: Parallels Desktop 11 versus VMware Fusion 8

    Parallels Desktop 11 came out last week, and VMware Fusion 8 hit store shelves today. TekRevue's Jim Tanous and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to compare the two virtual machine environments, plus John has a tip on fixing the missing sunrise and sunset display on your Apple Watch.

  7. Aug. 24th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-24: Google’s OnHub Disappointment, Swatch’s Smartwatch Plans

    Google's OnHub sounds great, but it may not be able to live up to expectations. John Martellaro and Jim Tanous from TekRevue join Jeff Gamet to discuss how Google may have unintentionally set up customers to be disappointed. They also offer up their thoughts on Swatch's smartwatch plans and on calling Apple Watch a toy.

  8. Aug. 21st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-21: Apple’s Neglected Products, Swatch’s One More Thing

    Apple has been sleeping at the wheel, according to TMO's John Martellaro. John joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the products he thinks Apple has neglected, plus they offer up their thoughts on Swatch trademarking Apple's "one more thing" line.

  9. Aug. 20th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-20: Amazon Dumps Flash, More iPad Pro Evidence

    Amazon is the latest company to turn it's back on Adobe Flash. John Martellaro and Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on the pending demise of Flash, plus they look at new information that supports the release of the rumored iPad Pro later this year.

  10. Aug. 19th, 2015 ACM 320: Apple Pay, Google OnHub, Apple Music Stats

    Bryan is on vacation this week, so Jeff asked John Martellaro on as a special guest and they had plenty to talk about. First up was the status of Apple Pay and it's impact on credit card transactions, then they looked at Google's just announced OnHub Wi-Fi router and smart home hub, and finally MusicWatch's data on Apple Music subscribers. Jeff also slips up and mentions that Bryan is really in the Witness Protection Program.