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Facebook Glasses - Creepy or Great for Content Creation and Consumption?
Sep 14th, 2021 9:41 AM

Adrian Weckler joins Charlotte Henry to discuss his experience using Ray-Ban Stories/Facebook glasses. They are creepy but are they also useful for content creation and...

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. Sep. 14th, 2021
    Media+
    Facebook Glasses – Creepy or Great for Content Creation and Consumption? — Media+

    Adrian Weckler joins Charlotte Henry to discuss his experience using Ray-Ban Stories/Facebook glasses. They are creepy but are they also useful for content creation and consumption.

  2. Sep. 13th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Smart Bulbs vs. Smart Light Switches, Digital IDs, with Jeff Gamet – ACM 555

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet dive back into smarthome tech, with a focus on using smart light switches instead of smart light bulbs. This includes Jeff's recommendation for a smart light switch. They also discuss digital IDs and the perils and promise they offer.

  3. Sep. 13th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Martellaro Monday: Apple Events and Technical Load – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-13

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont for a preview of the iPhone announcement and examines the "technical load" of the upgrade path.

  4. Sep. 13th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Regurgitate, Reiterate, and Recurse — Mac Geek Gab 889

    Starting with some of the best Quick Tips we've ever shared, your two favorite geeks roar through topics including measuring current, USB-C Flash Drives, solving Mail issues on iPhone, dissecting local storage usage, and much more. Press play and learn five new things with Dave and John.

  5. Sep. 10th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday and Epic Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-10

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news and the latest in the Apple v Epic lawsuit.

  6. Sep. 9th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Dr Mac has Seen the Future – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-09

    Thursdays with Bob continue as Dr Mac reports to Kelly from The Future on what Focus Modes look like in forthcoming Apple operating systems.

  7. Sep. 8th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Subscription Control, Treats for Your Tech – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-08

    Jeff Butts and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss managing all of your subscriptions, and Charlotte's new headphones.

  8. Sep. 7th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Invitations and Rumors – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-07

    Jeff Butts and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the (now announced) iPhone event, and what else may be revealed next week.

  9. Sep. 7th, 2021
    Media+
    Apple TV+ Fall Preview — Media+

    Kelly Guimont joins host Charlotte Henry to preview all the shows coming to Apple TV+ this fall. They also discuss the state of the streaming service as it approaches its second birthday.

  10. Sep. 6th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Power Usage and iPhone Terminal — Mac Geek Gab 888

    Today is full of Cool Stuff Found, tips, and questions, with focuses on your charging and power usage as well as seeing behind the scenes of your iPhone. Of course, there's always more with your two favorite geeks, including third-party AirTags, migrating email, and maintaining your Mac! Press play and join John and Dave in learning at least five new things!

  11. Sep. 3rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    App Store Reader Apps – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-03

    Today Bryan Chaffin joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Japan's investigation into the iOS App Store and what it means for users worldwide.

  12. Sep. 2nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: AirTags and You – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-02

    Dr Mac joins Kelly to talk about AirTags, what's great about them, some unexpected uses, and some nifty accessories.

  13. Sep. 1st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Watching TV+ Updates and Releases – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-01

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest announcements and releases on Apple TV+ including Jon Stewart and James Bond.

  14. Aug. 31st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    App Store Payments, Future iPhone Features – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-31

    Jeff Butts joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss a recently passed law in South Korea, and some features coming to future iPhones.

  15. Aug. 31st, 2021
    Media+
    The Life of a Content Creator — Media+

    Shannon Morse joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss the life of a content creator and independent media maker. They discuss the writing, filming, and editing process, plus all the gear in Shannon's new studio.

  16. Aug. 30th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Media Monday: Martellaro Movies (and TV) – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-30

    John Martellaro returns with a new round of movies and tv shows to discuss with Kelly who brings a couple suggestions as well.

  17. Aug. 30th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Remembering The Hokey Pokey — Mac Geek Gab 887

    How much Cool Stuff Found can your Two Favorite Geeks share? You're about to find out! Listen as John and Dave share all of your (and their) Cool Stuff Found, PLUS answering a slew of your networking and networking-related questions. Good stuff this week, folks, and it's all because of you. Press play, listen, and enjoy learning five new things!

  18. Aug. 28th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Fall Apple Product Hopes, Crypto Solving Real-World Problems, with Jeff Gamet – ACM 554

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss some of the products they hope Apple announces this fall. They also take a look at some of the next-gen cryptocurrencies trying to solve real-world problems, like Fetch.ai and its blockchain-based software agents. You can practically hear Bryan drooling!

  19. Aug. 27th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News, Leaks vs Breaches, Metadata – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-27

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss data leads vs data breaches, security news, and what metadata actually entails.

  20. Aug. 26th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: BBEdit and You! – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-26

    Dr Mac and Kelly chat about how the new version of BBEdit improves on some of the features both of them use most, and why you might like it too.