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WWDC: Developer State of the Union Recap
Jun 8th, 2021 1:31 PM

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the WWDC Developer State of the Union, including some possible improvements.

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. Jun. 8th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    WWDC: Developer State of the Union Recap – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-08

    Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the WWDC Developer State of the Union, including some possible improvements.

  2. Jun. 8th, 2021
    Media+
    WWDC 2021: Apple Will (Share)Play Nicely With Others — Media+

    There was almost no mention of Apple's media offering during the WWDC 2021 keynote - less, even, than in the years when Apple was not in the media and content space. Kelly Guimont joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss this and things that were announced, such as SharePlay.

  3. Jun. 7th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Dave Mark Joins for WWDC21 Day 1 Reactions — Mac Geek Gab 875

    Guest Dave Mark joins John and Dave today to discuss, react, digest, and help explain the new things Apple announced at WWDC21's Keynote and State of the Union this year. Listen as your two three favorite Apple geeks have a gab for the ages!

  4. Jun. 7th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    WWDC Keynote Assessment – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-07

    Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the wide variety of announcements coming from Cupertino at the WWDC Keynote.

  5. Jun. 7th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Swiping Left (or Right!), Suspicious Packages, and Cool Stuff Found — Mac Geek Gab 874

    Your two favorite geeks answer your questions about Target Disk Mode, using your Apple TV Remote to turn off your TV, removing words from predictive text, and more. On top of that, they share a few Mail-based quick tips and an entire pile (yep, the whole thing!) of Cool Stuff Found. Press play and learn (at least) five new things with John and Dave!

  6. Jun. 4th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    WWDC Preview and Wishes – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-04

    John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont for a look ahead to WWDC and what will or should get announced on Monday.

  7. Jun. 3rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Siri is Still Version One – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-03

    The Infamous Dan Moren joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Siri, and how the Apple voice assistant stacks up against others. Or doesn't...

  8. Jun. 2nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple v Epic Wrapup – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-02

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to bring us up to speed on the Apple v Epic case, and look ahead to what it could mean for the App Store.

  9. Jun. 1st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Tuesdays with Martellaro: iMac Purchasing – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-01

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to chat about tips and options for purchasing a new machine, including John's plans for a new iMac.

  10. Jun. 1st, 2021
    Media+
    WWDC Media Preview — Media+

    Chuck Joiner of MacVoices joins host Charlotte Henry to have a look ahead at WWDC 2021. How much will Apple's media offering feature?

  11. May. 31st, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Juice Jackers and Battery Drainers – Mac Geek Gab 873

    Ever heard of Juice Jacking? Neither had John nor Dave. No problem, though, they dug in and found everything you needed to know. That's the beauty of Mac Geek Gab, too: you ask the questions and then your two favorite geeks dig and see what they can find. Press play and learn at least five new things about battery draining, external drives, M1 displays, backups, and more!

  12. May. 28th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News and Photo Metadata – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-28

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday news/updates, including a reminder about metadata and where it can show up (Facebook).

  13. May. 27th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    iPhones Large and Small – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-27

    Dr. Mac joins Kelly for Thursdays with Bob, for a discussion of the differences and similarities between the largest and smallest iPhone 12.

  14. May. 26th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Clarifying Apple Lossless Audio – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-26

    Charlotte Henry and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to sort through the scenarios where Apple's new lossless audio will and won't work.

  15. May. 25th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    iPad Through The Ages – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-25

    Bryan Chaffin joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the history of the iPad, from the early rumors to the newly available M1 version.

  16. May. 25th, 2021
    Media+
    End of ‘The Line’ — Media+

    Jeff Gamet returns to discuss the dramatic ending to Apple TV+ podcast 'The Line' and why Charlotte was wrong about the series.

  17. May. 24th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Accessibility and WWDC Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-24

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to talk about new Accessibility features coming to mobile devices, and lay out the WWDC schedule.

  18. May. 24th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Offsite Backups, Blocking Scammers, Quick Tips, and More – Mac Geek Gab 872

    As Apple users, we have lots of technology needs which extend beyond that which are made by the fruit company. Listen as your two favorite geeks share their thoughts and answers to your questions about Offsite Backups, Blocking Scammers, DVRing today's video content, and much more. Press play and learn at least five new things along with Dave and John.

  19. May. 21st, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Proof of Stake vs. Proof of Work Cryptocurrencies, with Dave Hamilton – ACM 547

    Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton dive into the differences between Proof of Stake (PoS) and Proof of Work (PoW) cryptocurrencies, and what that means in terms of energy consumption.

  20. May. 21st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    John and Kelly on “Technical Gluttony” – TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-21

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss "technical gluttony" and, as usual, a couple of TV recommendations make it into the mix.