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 from The Mac Observer put the Apple world into context.
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Play Latest EpisodeTDO 2018-04-20: No Unified Apple OS for You
No Unified Apple OS for You, Daisy iPhone Recycling Robot – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-20
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why macOS and iOS won't merge into a single operating system for now, and they look at how the iPhone's long life span stands in contrast to Greenpeace criticism.
- Cybersecurity Tech Accord, Cyberwar Is Now, Social Network Inertia – ACM 458
- The Broken iMac Pro Controversy, Amazon’s Fire TV Edition – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-19
- Dave and Jeff Nerd Out on Wi-Fi Routers – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-18
- iPhones, Strong Passcodes, and GrayKey – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-17
- Tweaking Your iPhone, Keeping Your Mac Awake, Automation Radios, and More – Mac Geek Gab 705
- TMO Background Mode Interview with Gravitational Wave Astrophysicist Dr. Chiara Mingarelli
- HomePod Sales, Third-party Apple Watch Faces – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-16
- Facebook’s Shadow Profiles – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-13
- 32-bit Mac App Support’s Demise, Shows We Want Apple to License – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-12
- Mac Keyboards, Trusting Facebook, and Being Profitable and Green – ACM 457
- New Web Authentication Tech, Apple Lands Foundation TV Series – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-11
- Companies Committing to User Privacy, Apple’s R&D Efforts – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-10
- Answers to Your Questions: Photo Tagging, Mac App Store, Thunderbolt, and a Bluetooth Rant – Mac Geek Gab 704
- TMO Background Mode Interview with Ruby Receptionists CTO Katharine Nester
- Predicting What We’ll Get in Apple’s New Mac Pro – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-09
- Apple’s Latest Mac Pro News – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-06
- Facebook’s Powerful Draw, Limiting Online Tracking – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-05
- Mark Zuckerberg vs. Tim Cook, Apple’s New AI Chief, and Making HomeKit Great – ACM 456
- Windows versus Mac Security, Listener Comments – TMO Daily Observations 2018-04-04