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Who Is The "Perfect" User?
Oct 25th, 2021 7:30 AM

Technology works in different ways for each of us, and it’s often interesting to hear from folks who have different needs about why a certain...

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Hosted by Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun.

Mac Geek Gab

Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to answer your questions and discuss things of interest to Apple and Mac geeks, yet present them in a way that's both entertaining and informative for the average listener.

Background Mode Podcast

Hosted by John Martellaro from The Mac Observer.

Background Mode

Join The Mac Observer's John Martellaro every week for fascinating interviews with tech industry pros and luminaries. It's more than a show about what they do; it's about who they are.

Apple Context Machine Podcast

Hosted by Bryan Chaffin from The Mac Observer.

Apple Context Machine

Apple Context Machine is a weekly in-depth look at Apple and the tech world from Bryan Chaffin, editor-in-chief of The Mac Observer with special guests from the tech world.

Media+

Hosted by Charlotte Henry from The Mac Observer.

Media+

Charlotte Henry and her guests bring focus — and a little something extra — to discussions about digital media in today's world.

Podcast Archives

  1. Oct. 25th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Who Is The “Perfect” User? – Mac Geek Gab 897

    Technology works in different ways for each of us, and it's often interesting to hear from folks who have different needs about why a certain bit of tech is "perfect" for them (or they "perfect" for it!). In this episode, John and Dave share thoughts from many of you about why tech does (or doesn't!) fit your needs...and they learn (at least!) five new things along the way. Press play and lets learn together!

  2. Oct. 22nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News and Apple Watch Tips – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-22

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news and updates on ransomware and hacking, and share how your Watch can make you safer.

  3. Oct. 21st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Juiced Up and Ready For Anything – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-21

    Today Dr Mac joins Kelly to talk about batteries, fast and slow charging, and generally making sure you don't run out of power (even at Disneyland!)

  4. Oct. 20th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Airpods and Apple Music Unleashed – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-20

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the revised AirPods and why the new Apple Music Voice plan might actually make sense.

  5. Oct. 19th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Future iMacs Unleashed – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-19

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Unleashed event and what new processors mean for iMacs and more.

  6. Oct. 19th, 2021
    Media+
    Olly Mann, Answer Me This — Media+

    Podcaster Olly Mann, who co-presented 'Answer Me This' for 15 years, joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss that wild ride and the future of podcasting.

  7. Oct. 18th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Unloading After Unleashed — Mac Geek Gab 896

    Apple just finished presenting their "Unleashed" event about the newest Apple Silicon Macs, and it's time for your two favorite geeks to unload their thoughts about it all. Listen as John and Dave share their reactions to everything that happened today!

  8. Oct. 18th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Unleashed Event Chat – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-18

    Charlotte Henry and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to recap today's "Unleashed" event and go over all the announced products.

  9. Oct. 18th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    iCloud+, OBD-II, and iOS 15 Tricks! – Mac Geek Gab 895

    Settings get more granular in iOS 15, and your tips help us find a few new places to use that! Other tips include storing your music online for free, sorting out what your car is trying to tell you, and making sense of iCloud+. That's not all, though, your two favorite geeks answer your questions about taming Reminders, sharing Contacts, and making Numbers and Excel tell time. Press play and join John and Dave in learning at least five new things!

  10. Oct. 15th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News, Shenanigans, and Encrypted Backups – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-15

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news, including This Week In Data Breaches and willful misunderstanding of "hacking."

  11. Oct. 14th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Pro Max Love – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-14

    Dr Mac has his iPhone 13 Pro Max in hand, and joins Kelly to talk about his new love including some specific changes he particularly likes.

  12. Oct. 13th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    AirPods as Health Instruments – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-13

    Jeff Butts and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss AirPods and their expanding role as instruments of health, not just audio.

  13. Oct. 12th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Unleashed Speculation – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-12

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the freshly announced Apple Event happening October 18.

  14. Oct. 12th, 2021
    Media+
    ‘Ted Lasso’ Season Two Finale Special — Media+

    Host Charlotte Henry is joined by Jeff Gamet and Tom Merrit for a special episode. They look back on season two of Ted Lasso and wonder where the show might go next.

  15. Oct. 11th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    CarPlay Evolution, AirPods Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-11

    Jeff Butts joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the possibility of CarPlay controlling more than music, and the latest AirPods firmware update.

  16. Oct. 11th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Monterey On The Horizon — Mac Geek Gab 894

    Your macOS Monterey questions are starting to trickle in, and your two favorite geeks have your answers. That's not all, though! This episode's got Quick Tips about webpage screenshots, Safari 15 tabs, Internet Recovery, and making your music sound better for YOUR ears. Plus, John and Dave answer your questions about all kinds of things...and they share your recommendations for new keyboards, too! Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things.

  17. Oct. 8th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Secure Your Stuff Friday: Twitch and Licenses – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-08

    Andrew Orr and Kelly Guimont talk about the latest Security Friday headlines including Twitch and a new standard for ID on phones.

  18. Oct. 7th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Set Up That Shiny New iPhone – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-07

    Bob joins Kelly to talk about the setup process on a new device, and some things to look out for if you're upgrading.

  19. Oct. 6th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Zoom, Also Email Horrors – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-06

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss a quick Zoom tip, and a (seasonal) story about the horrors of an overstuffed inbox.

  20. Oct. 5th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Apple, a Decade after Steve Jobs, with Dave Hamilton and Jim Dalrymple – ACM 557

    Bryan Chaffin, Dave Hamilton, and Jim Dalrymple look back at the ten years since Steve Jobs passed, and dig into the Apple today that lives on without him.