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 2015-05-29: The Big iCloud Photos Alternatives Show 1:45 PM, May. 29th, 2015

Apple is pushing its iCloud Photo Library for online photo storage, but it isn't the only option available. Adam Christianson from The MacCast and Kelly…

Podcast Archives

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Apr. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-02: Apple MacBook Expectations, iPhone 6s Wish List

    What can the Intel Core M processor in the new MacBook handle? John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to looks at what we can expect from the MacBook's performance and they share their thoughts on who makes a good fit for the new laptop. They also share their thoughts on what would make compelling new features in the iPhone 6's successor.

  8. Apr. 1st, 2015 ACM 300: Amazon Dash, Tesla’s Diversification, and The Woz on Apple

    It's Apple Context Machine's 300th episode, and Apple's 39th anniversary. Jeff and Bryan have plenty to cover today ranging from Amazon's efforts to turn our homes into One Click shopping systems, and Tesla's new product plans, to Steve Wozniak's thoughts on Apple Watch. They also take some time to check in on their interns Sierra and Aynseley.

  9. Apr. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-01: Understanding the Apple Watch In-store Purchase System

    Apple's system for dealing with Apple Watch try-ons and purchases is pretty slick, and TMO found out how it's going to work. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain how the Apple Watch try-on and purchase appointment system will work, and talk about how this is good for customers, Apple, and other shops in the area of your local Apple Store.

  10. Mar. 31st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-31: Tidal’s Entry into the Streaming Music Game

    There's a new streaming music service in town, and this time it's run by artists. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their impressions on Tidal and its audio quality claims as well as its curated playlists. Dave also shares his album of choice for comparing audio quality.