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How to Clean Up Facebook (Data) Leakage – TMO Daily Observations 2021-04-06
Apr 6th, 2021 1:35 PM

Dr. Mac returns for a chat about a couple of discoveries in his Gift Guide adventures: One to look for, and one to look OUT...

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. Apr. 6th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    How to Clean Up Facebook (Data) Leakage – TMO Daily Observations 2021-04-06

    Today Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss why there's new headlines about an old data leak, and what you can do to protect yourself.

  2. Apr. 6th, 2021
    Media+
    Substack, That’s Where It’s at— Media+

    Substack baby! Journalist Mic Wright joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss the realities of life on the popular newsletter platform. How much work does it take? Can writers make money? What is next for company?

  3. Apr. 5th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Tim Cook and Kara Swisher – TMO Daily Observations 2021-04-05

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Tim Cook's appearance on Kara Swisher's podcast Sway, and what we learned about Tim and Apple.

  4. Apr. 5th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    M1 Mac Troubleshooting, Quick Tips, and More — Mac Geek Gab 864

    M1 Macs have only been available for a few months, but y'all are buying them up like crazy. Of course, troubleshooting them is a bit different than familiar Intel models, and Dave and John talk through some of that while answering your questions. Quick Tips help to make this episode accessible for all, in addition to some non-platform-specific questions about troubleshooting in general. Listen in as your two favorite geeks help share the knowledge, and perhaps you'll learn five new things, too!

  5. Apr. 2nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Privacy vs Security, App Tracking Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-04-02

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss new App Tracking Transparency news, other updates, and the difference between security and privacy.

  6. Apr. 1st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: iPads and iMazing – TMO Daily Observations 2021-04-01

    Thursdays with Bob continue, Dr Mac drops by to chat with host Kelly Guimont to share how a new iPad proved the power of iMazing as a backup utility.

  7. Mar. 31st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    World Backup Day – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-31

    Dave Hamilton and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss World Backup Day, including the history of Time Machine and testing backups.

  8. Mar. 30th, 2021
    Media+
    Making a Call on ‘Calls’ — Media+

    Dave Hamilton, The Mac Observer's co-founder and host of Mac Geek Gab, joins Charlotte Henry to discuss a new Apple TV+ offering - 'Calls'. They think this audio-led programming gives us a hint at what Apple will look to do in the future.

  9. Mar. 30th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    WWDC 2021 Details – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-30

    Charlotte Henry and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss today's WWDC 2021 announcement and the future of nerds in June in San Jose.

  10. Mar. 29th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple TV+ Updates, Secure Notes – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-29

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest coming to Apple TV+, and a tip for routing around iMessage (when needed).

  11. Mar. 29th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Dissecting Your Backups — Mac Geek Gab 863

    What better way to celebrate World Backup Day than to have your two favorite geeks pick apart their personal backup strategies? We can't think of one, so that means you get to listen as John and Dave spend a little time sharing and analyzing their backup strategies, and sharing some of yours, as well. Of course, it's Mac Geek Gab, so that means there will be some tips, Cool Stuff Found, and your questions answered! Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things.

  12. Mar. 26th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Shortcuts and Automations – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-26

    Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Shortcuts app on iOS, and branch out into HomeKit Automations as well.

  13. Mar. 25th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob and Apple Watch – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-25

    Thursdays with Bob continue as Bob "Dr Mac" LeVitus join host Kelly Guimont to discuss his love of Apple Watch and some of what makes it great.

  14. Mar. 24th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Mac OS X at XX – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-24

    Charlotte Henry and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the twentieth anniversary of the Mac OS X official release.

  15. Mar. 23rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    You (Really) Don’t Need That SCSI Cable – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-23

    Bryan Chaffin joins host Kelly Guimont to chat about "spring cleaning" from a tech perspective, from unused phones to Son of Box Of Cords.

  16. Mar. 23rd, 2021
    Media+
    Why Does The Apple TV Still Exist? — Media+

    Jason Snell and host Charlotte Henry discuss the future of the Apple TV - not the app, nor the service, but the box. They ponder whether Apple should revamp it, kill it, or just leave it be, and analyze how it fits with the company's broader media and services strategy.

  17. Mar. 22nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Spring Cleaning Email – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-22

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss how to clear out your email inbox and get it down to a reasonable size using apps and more.

  18. Mar. 22nd, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    NON ADEPTO DEPRENSUS! — Mac Geek Gab 862

    You know the drill: Don't Get Caught! That means you want to understand your technology as best you can. Good news: Your two favorite geeks are here to help! Listen as John and Dave share your tips and answer your questions. Topics include Apple's Privacy tool, Apple TV Control Center, APFS, Time Machine, Messages, and the downfalls of pop-up blockers. Press play and enjoy learning (at least) five new things!

  19. Mar. 19th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: News and Hardware Keys – TMO Daily Observations 2021-03-19

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the abundance of news and updates this week, and explain what a hardware key is for your accounts.

  20. Mar. 19th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Memory Bit-Flip Error, Justin Long’s Change of Heart, Oak Island Catchup, with John Kheit – ACM 544

    Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit dive into the memory bit-flip error that is apparently becoming common. They also catch up on their favorite show, The Curse of Oak Island, and they discuss Justin Long's change of marketing heart.