Mac Observer Podcasts

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A Quick Tips & Cool Stuff Found Bonanza!
Oct 4th, 2021 7:30 AM

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

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. 4th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    A Quick Tips & Cool Stuff Found Bonanza! — Mac Geek Gab 893

    You folks filled the mailbag this week with some of the best Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found your two favorite geeks have seen in a while. Listen as John and Dave share your tips (and theirs) about iOS 15 Focus, Safari 15 Tab Groups, Refunds on AppleCare+, Follow-up Siri Commands, document scanning, iPhone cases, portable speakers, and running your own DVR the easy way. And they even have some time left to answer your questions, too! You'll have no trouble learning five new things this week. Press play and enjoy.

  2. Oct. 1st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Privacy Not Included – TMO Daily Observations 2021-10-01

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news including Mozilla's product guide and an AirTag attack.

  3. Sep. 30th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: iPhone Shopping, Deal Hopping – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-30

    Today, Dr Mac joins Kelly to chat iPhone deals! If last week convinced you to upgrade, this week helps you find the best way to get it done.

  4. Sep. 29th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Favorite Parts of iOS 15 – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-29

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss their favorite features (so far) in iOS 15, and a small bit of media news.

  5. Sep. 28th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Email Filters and Sub-Addresses – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-28

    Jeff Butts and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss email filtering tactics and how to control who has access to your inbox.

  6. Sep. 28th, 2021
    Media+
    Laying the Foundation — Media+

    Jeff Butts joins Charlotte Henry to discuss the new Apple TV+ blockbuster 'Foundation'. Can it win over a sci-fi skeptical host?

  7. Sep. 27th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    New Apple Gear First Impressions – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-27

    Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss first impressions of the newly released iPad mini and iPhone 13.

  8. Sep. 27th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Embracing the 15s — Mac Geek Gab 892

    Safari 15, iOS 15, your 15th birthday, all of these are things we must embrace, right? Listen as your two favorite geeks walk you through their thoughts on it all (the first two, anyway!). That's not all, though, as this episode has some of the best Quick Tips we've ever shared, plus some new chargers to look out for with your new iPhones and iPads. Press play and join John and Dave in learning at least five new things this week!

  9. Sep. 24th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    iPhone 13 Pro, Apple Watch 7, and iPad mini, with Jeff Gamet – ACM 556

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet take a deep dive into Apple's new product announcements, including iPhone 13 Pro and its camera, Apple Watch 7, and the new iPad mini.

  10. Sep. 24th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Bad, Real Bad, and Good News – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-23

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for a round of Security Friday news, including ransomware, hacking, and a way to protect your Apple Card.

  11. Sep. 23rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: The Future of (Your) iPhone – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-23

    Dr Mac joins Kelly to talk about new iPhones, what to look forward to if you do upgrade, and tips on what makes it a good time to do so.

  12. Sep. 22nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Shortcuts and Focus Modes – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-22

    Charlotte Henry and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to discuss first impressions of the new iOS 15, including Focus and notification styles.

  13. Sep. 21st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Media and OS Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-21

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple's Emmy results, and all the recent updates to every single software platform.

  14. Sep. 21st, 2021
    Media+
    ‘Ted Lasso’ Scores at The Emmys, ‘The Morning Show’ is Back— Media+

    Awards Correspondent Bryan Chaffin returns to Media+ to discuss a big night at the Emmys for the 'Ted Lasso' team. He and host Charlotte Henry also give their verdict on the opening episode of season two of 'The Morning Show'.

  15. Sep. 20th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Cases and MagSafes for iPhone 13 – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-20

    Andrew Orr and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to discuss their picks for iPhone cases and MagSafe gear.

  16. Sep. 20th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Meanwhile, Back At The Ranch — Mac Geek Gab 891

    Today the "we" is three with the return of Pilot Pete! The content is the same, only better, as Pete ensures your two favorite geeks complete their explanations for you. Topics today include Time Machine, Watch battery drain, airplanes, and of course your favorite Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things with John, Dave, and Pete!

  17. Sep. 17th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Phishin and Strippin – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-17

    Andrew Orr and Kelly Guimont discuss Security Friday news and updates, including new phishing scams and sketchy wifi networks.

  18. Sep. 16th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Margaritas and Sidecars – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-16

    Today, Dr Mac joins Kelly to talk about the magic of multiple monitors without buying a whole new display. And margaritas. But mostly screens.

  19. Sep. 15th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    TMO Staff Preorders – TMO Daily Observations 2021-09-15

    Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss what they are (and aren't) ordering from yesterday's announcements.

  20. Sep. 14th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Geeks Scheming about Apple’s California Streaming — Mac Geek Gab 890

    Apple announced new iPhones, iPads, Fitness+ features, Watches, and more on Tuesday, and your two favorite geeks are here to share their reactions. On top of that, listen for Dave's pre-review of iOS 15 for you and John, as well as advice on how to approach next week's upgrade. Press play and enjoy learning five new things!