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 2015-03-05: iPad Pro Design Rumors, HBO Now for Apple TV 1:46 PM, Mar. 5th, 2015

Word on the street is that Apple may include USB ports on the rumored 12-inch iPad. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jan. 14th, 2015 ACM 289: Apple’s iOS Management Morass, Apple Watch, and Mac Market Share

    Jeff and Bryan are on a roll, and Bryan might be a little manic. Whatever the case, they go on a tear about the growing complexity of managing our iOS devices, and they speculate on what it will take to manage the Apple Watch. Speaking of the Apple Watch, the boys chew over some ideas on Apple Watch longevity, or the lack thereof. And to cap off this tempestuous tantrum, they dive into Apple's Mac market share. Fun, right?

  2. Jan. 14th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-14: The Big Apple Watch Upgrade Debate

    John Martellaro thinks Apple Watch will be hardware upgradable to make it more a more attractive purchase, but Dave Hamilton thinks otherwise. Both join Jeff Gamet to debate whether or not Apple expects us to buy a brand new watch every year, plus John introduces us to the term "kilobuck."

  3. Jan. 13th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-13: Lesbian Emoji, David Cameron Wants to Read Your Messages

    Racial and sexual diversity isn't nearly as prevalent in emoji as you might think, but that can change. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at the lack of racial and sexual diversity in the emoji pictograph library, and how Apple can play a role in changing that. They also talk about UK Prime Minister David Cameron's push for government access to our encrypted messages and the importance of preserving our privacy.

  4. Jan. 12th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-12: AT&T Data Throttling, Apple TV HomeKit Hub

    AT&T is trying to stop an FTC lawsuit over throttling unlimited data speed throttling by claiming it's a common carrier while at the same time telling the FCC it isn't. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about AT&T's efforts to block government oversight, and Kelly gets some validation for her idea that Apple TV would make a great HomeKit home automation hub.

  5. Jan. 11th, 2015 MGG 535: Trash Talking Geeks

    Dave's back from CES and he & John have an overflowing mailbag to get through. System layout, Mail, SSDs and more are discussed. Download and enjoy!

  6. Jan. 9th, 2015 ACM 288: CES 2015 and Apple, Home Automation, and Cool New Products

    The Mac Observer was on location this week at CES 2015, and along with all the cool products that are coming soon, the crew picked up on some trends for the coming year. Jeff and Bryan talk about the interest-or lack of-device makers were showing in HealthKit and HomeKit, what's happening with home automation products, who wants to support Apple Watch, and more.

  7. Jan. 9th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-09: CES, Cool Gear, and Elvis

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we still have some cool products to talk about. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at a few more products Jeff enjoyed seeing, a Bluetooth toothbrush he did his best to avoid, content for 4K televisions, and Kelly's brother and his Elvis impersonating adventures.

  8. Jan. 8th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-08: CES, Smart Homes, and Sexy Time

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we found some more interesting products to talk about. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer their perspective from the outside on the show, plus Jeff shares some more fun stuff he found, and they take a look at home automation, too.

  9. Jan. 7th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-07: CES, Tenacious D, and Robot Dinosaurs

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we found even more cool and interesting products to talk about. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to talk about seeing Tenacious D, fitness tech gear, foodie tech, robot dinosaurs, and more.

  10. Jan. 6th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-06: CES and GoGo’s Man in the Middle Hack

    The Mac Observer is on the ground at the Internation Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and we have more cool products to talk about today. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about some interesting startup companies they saw, audio gear, home automation, and what's up with GoGo's man in the middle hack to block YouTube streaming on flights.