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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 2015-08-03: Apple, BMW and Cars, Plus an iPhone Hologram Projector 1:31 PM, Aug. 3rd, 2015

Apple may be looking to BMW to help bring its rumored electric car to market. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to sort…

Podcast Archives

  1. Jun. 3rd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-03: Thunderbolt 3, Preserving Digital Privacy

    Turns out Thunderbolt still has some life in it, and even looks like it's about to get a serious boost. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel's Thunderbolt 3 announcement, and they get on their soapbox about protecting our digital privacy, too.

  2. Jun. 2nd, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-02: Copying Apple Watch Features, Hands on with Google Photos

    Apple Watch is barely a month old and already the feature knock-offs are showing up. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the new Asus ZenWatch 2 "crown" and how Apple designs show up in competitor's products. Kelly went hands on with Google Photos and shares her experience, too.

  3. Jun. 1st, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-01: John’s WWDC Expectations, Recycling Your Apple I Computer

    With Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference just a few days away, John Martellaro has some thoughts on what he'd like to see at next week's keynote presentation. Along with John, Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about WWDC, the state of OS X Yosemite, Apple Watch developers, and more. They also talk about the Apple I computer left at a recycling facility and the US$100,000 that's waiting for the person who didn't realize what they were dropping off.

  4. May. 31st, 2015 MGG 555: Triple Nickles on the Geeks

    An iPhone that won't play songs, an SSD that shows mismatched free space, Time Machine that won't backup to another Mac and AppleCare with a cracked iPad. All of this - and more - SOLVED on today's Mac Geek Gab.

  5. May. 29th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-29: The Big iCloud Photos Alternatives Show

    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 Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at alternatives to Apple's offering including Google Photos, Flickr, and more.

  6. May. 28th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-28: Target Says Yes to Apple Pay, Hiding Pics in Photos

    Target's commitment to CurrentC isn't as strong as it was because the retailer is now ready to support Apple Pay. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about CurrentC's dwindling backers, and they explain why Photos isn't as good at hiding images as you might think.

  7. May. 27th, 2015 ACM 308: Jony Ive’s New Job, Cortana, and Apple Watch Wish List

    Apple has a new job title for Jony Ive: Chief Design Officer. Jeff and Bryan have some thoughts on what the means for Apple, plus they share their thoughts on Microsoft bringing Cortana voice recognition to the iPhone, and talk about features they'd like to see come to Apple Watch.

  8. May. 27th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-27: Apple’s Big Discoveryd and Messages Bugs

    It's big Apple Bug Day on Daily Observations thanks to discoveryd and Messages. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to sort out what Apple is doing to deal with OS X Yosemite networking issues, and they look at the bug that crashes your iPhone when you receive a specific text message.

  9. May. 26th, 2015 TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-26: Jony Ive’s Promotion, Cortana Coming to iPhone

    Apple's Jony Ive is being promoted to Chief Design Officer, and that has some people worried about his future with the company. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at whether or not his new job is a sign that he's planning on retiring soon, plus they dive into what Microsoft's plan to bring Cortana voice commands to the iPhone means for Apple.

  10. May. 24th, 2015 MGG 554: Sleepy Macs Sometimes Go To Work

    Ever have IMAP mail get confused? Ever have your Mac slow to wake up? Ever have your Mac doing something (far too much, in fact) while it's sleeping? All this and more on today's MGG!