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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 2015-04-24: Getting Inside Apple Watch 1:22 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015

It's Apple Watch delivery day, which means we finally get to see what's inside Apple's brand new smartwatch. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff…

Podcast Archives

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Feb. 17th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-17: WiFi Troubleshooting, Apple Watch Redesign

    WiFi networking issues can be a real pain, and our own Bryan Chaffin is experiencing that first hand. Bryan, along with Dave Hamilton, join Jeff Gamet to talk about WiFi network troubleshooting, plus they offer up their thoughts on Apple's decision to change Apple Watch from a health tracker into a fitness tracker.

  9. Feb. 16th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-02-16: More Apple Car Talk, Plus Zane Lowe and Music

    More information about Apple's car plans, and it's looking like this is a really big project. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet for a look at what's leaked out since Bryan first started talking about Apple's car plans, plus they have some thoughts on what's in store for Zane Lowe now that he's on Apple's payroll.

  10. Feb. 15th, 2015 MGG 540: A Blizzard Between Two Geeks

    Yet another New England snowstorm, and yet another Mac Geek Gab. John and Dave brave the snow (though most of it fell between them) to bring you answers to all your geeky questions. Wanna know why the Finder is showing up in every space? Want to know why drives don't appear in the Finder's sidebar? Fusion Drive - should you or shouldn't you? And what about Mavericks on those new Mac Pros? All of these answers and more in today's episode. You don't want to get caught missing this one!