Mac Observer Podcasts

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Facebook v FTC
Jul 6th, 2021 1:13 PM

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin talk Security Friday news with host Kelly Guimont, then dig into the Pegasus story you’ve heard about this week.

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. Jul. 6th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Facebook v FTC – TMO Daily Observations 2021-07-06

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the dismissal of the FTC suit against Facebook, and what exactly the issues with "Big Tech" are.

  2. Jul. 5th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    I Want My, I Want My, I Want My … USB-C! — Mac Geek Gab 879

    It's a hot one, folks, and we're not talking about the weather! This episode is chock full of great Cool Stuff Found, answers to your questions, and more. Topics include free tools to keep your Mac running smoothly, a way to get free data on your phone, invoicing solutions for consultants, a quick way to activate your flashlight, free VPNs to use, and much, much more! Press play and enjoy learning five new things with John and Dave, your two favorite geeks!

  3. Jul. 2nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News, Data Leaks, and Betas – TMO Daily Observations 2021-07-02

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news, discuss data privacy, and talk about some public betas available for testing.

  4. Jul. 1st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Ergonomics and You! – TMO Daily Observations 2021-07-01

    Today Dr Mac gets everyone's heads out of their...screens...with some ergonomic tips and tricks for working on a portable computer.

  5. Jun. 30th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    iPhone 12 Low-Light Photography, Movie-fication of TV, Jeff’s Shortcuts Tips, with Jeff Gamet – ACM 549

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about iPhone 12 Night Mode and low-light photography, Loki and the movie-fication of TV, and Jeff's Shortcuts tips.

  6. Jun. 30th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    TV+ Updates with Media+ Host Charlotte Henry – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-30

    Today Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss (Daytime) Emmy nominations, cast updates, and when/how you can pay for TV+.

  7. Jun. 29th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    TV Tuesday: Martellaro’s Media Picks – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-29

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the "channels" feature of Apple TV+, and of course, what he's been watching lately.

  8. Jun. 29th, 2021
    Media+
    Are You Actually Going to Pay for Apple TV+? — Media+

    Terrence Gaines from the snobOS podcast joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss the offer of a year of free Apple TV+ coming to an end. Are people actually going to pay for the streaming service?

  9. Jun. 28th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    WebKit’s Origin Story – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-28

    Friday marked 20 years of WebKit and Safari, and Don Melton chats with Kelly about how WebKit came to be, as well as how far it reaches today.

  10. Jun. 28th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Consulting Advice, Quick Tips, and DSM 7.0 — Mac Geek Gab 878

    If you're a computer consultant, how do you manage your billing? Like many of you listening, Dave and John both spent time as consultants, too. Listen as they talk about some of the practices — and problems — they experienced! Synology's DSM 7.0 is out, too, and you're going to want to listen before you install. That, plus some Quick Tips, Photos, and even a few Cool Stuff Found items from the most recent Pepcom round out the episode. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!

  11. Jun. 25th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Data Breaches and Password Migration – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-25

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday news and updates, including a massive data breach, and how to import/export passwords.

  12. Jun. 24th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays With Budget Bob: Save Green on Gear – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-24

    Today, "Budget Bob" LeVitus drops by to chat with Kelly about some easy ways to save money on your gear, whether the sticker price is large or small.

  13. Jun. 23rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Shortcuts to Automate Boring Stuff – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-23

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Shortcuts that can automate repetitive tasks, improve your security, and look ahead to macOS Shortcuts.

  14. Jun. 22nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    TV Tuesday: Apple TV+ Upcoming and Released – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-22

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Ted Lasso's accolades and next season, as well as the beginning of Physical.

  15. Jun. 22nd, 2021
    Media+
    Is Apple Really Going After Substack? — Media+

    Journalist and author Chris Stokel-Walker joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss Apple's forthcoming Mail Privacy Protection and its implications for the e-mail newsletter market. They also discuss the history, and future, of TikTok.

  16. Jun. 21st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    John on WWDC – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-21

    John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss his assessment of WWDC, and some of the notable features coming to Apple hardware.

  17. Jun. 21st, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Hot Corners and Hot Flashes — Mac Geek Gab 877

    It's summer and it's hot! That means it's time to learn some tips about hot corners (on your Mac), hot flashes (on your iPhone), and more. Listen as John and Dave take you through answers to all of your questions, plus adding in some of your Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found. Press play to listen and learn five new things along with your two favorite geeks!

  18. Jun. 18th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Data Leaks and Drilling – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-18

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news and updates, including a way to obliterate that iPhone data once and for all.

  19. Jun. 17th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Gifts and WWDC Summary – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-17

    It's Thursday, so Bob "Dr Mac" LeVitus joins Kelly to discuss his gift ideas (being Dads/Grads season), and a quick summary of what stood out at WWDC.

  20. Jun. 16th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Trials, Beats Headphones, Channels for Podcasts – TMO Daily Observations 2021-06-16

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the TV+ trial period, now-officially-released Beats headphones, and  Podcasts updates.