Mac Observer Podcasts

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Thursdays with Bob: Make Great Videos
Aug 19th, 2021 3:38 PM

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

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. Aug. 19th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Make Great Videos – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-19

    Bob and Kelly discuss how to level up your iPhone videos from effects to editing to how a stack of books can improve your shot!

  2. Aug. 18th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Shortcuts and Their Notifications – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-18

    Jeff Gamet joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss features that should come to Shortcuts, and how to disable some of their notifications.

  3. Aug. 17th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Two Jeffs, A Girl, and A Podcast – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-17

    Today Jeff Butts and Jeff Gamet join Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest high-profile LinkedIn updates for Apple, and why Apple Maps doesn't always win out.

  4. Aug. 16th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Smart Matter and Thread – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-16

    Andrew Orr and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a smart home delay, and what options you have today if you are setting up something new.

  5. Aug. 16th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Travel Tips, Wi-Fi Troubleshooting, and Dave Got Caught! — Mac Geek Gab 885

    It's always interesting when multiple listeners have the same problem, and today you can listen as John and Dave dig into issues with Mac minis and restarting. We think your two favorite geeks have the answer! And that's what happens here, you ask questions, we provide answers... and Quick Tips... and Cool Stuff Found, too! Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!

  6. Aug. 13th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Mac Gaming, Crypto Credit Cards, iOS 15, with Jeff Butts – ACM 553

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts talk about the current state of Mac gaming, with Jeff focusing on improved Mac support at Steam. They also dive deeper into crypto credit cards where you can either spend your crypto and/or earn cryptocurrency rewards like Bitcoin on your purchases. And, Jeff has been deep into iOS 15 betas, and he talks about some of his favorite new features.

  7. Aug. 13th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Vax Records, Actually Clearing Cookies – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-13

    Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday news including ways to store vaccine info, and truly clearing browser history.

  8. Aug. 12th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple and TV and App and Plus – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-12

    Dr Mac joins Kelly to chat about Apple TV, and the TV app, and TV+, and how they all sound the same even though they are totally different.

  9. Aug. 11th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple TV Doesn’t Measure Up – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-11

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the current state of Apple TV hardware and why it may not even matter.

  10. Aug. 10th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Crypto Cash Back, iPhone 13 – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-10

    Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss new ways to buy cryptocurrency and the latest round of iPhone rumo(u)rs.

  11. Aug. 10th, 2021
    Media+
    To NAB or Not to NAB: That is The Question — Media+

    Chuck Joiner joins host Charlotte Henry to discuss the confusion around Apple's official attendance at this year's NAB Show, and the event more broadly.

  12. Aug. 9th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple and CSAM Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-09

    Today's show is bursting with guests and info as Bryan Chaffin, Charlotte Henry, AND Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple's CSAM changes and how this affects current iOS users.

  13. Aug. 9th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Deep Dives into Chargers, Cord-Cutting, Hard Drive Maintenance, and More — Mac Geek Gab 884

    Your geeks take you on a few mini Deep Dives (snorkels?) today, covering topics like Cord Cutting, Chargers, HomeKit (and HOOBS), Docker, Hard Drive Maintenance, and more. Dive in with John and Dave to learn at least five new things. And Don't Get Caught!

  14. Aug. 6th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Leaks, Phishing and Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-06

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday news and updates, including This Week in Data Leaks, and an update to a previous tip.

  15. Aug. 5th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Thursdays with Bob: Keyboard and Security Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-05

    Dr Mac joins Kelly to give an update on the ergonomic keyboard search, and plead the case for security updates.

  16. Aug. 4th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Store (Online) Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-04

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the newly unveiled Apple (online) Store, and give some tips for finding gear.

  17. Aug. 3rd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    VPN Features, Apple Pay Mechanics – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-03

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss VPN features and how exactly Apple Pay simultaneously works and keeps you secure.

  18. Aug. 3rd, 2021
    Media+
    Apple Fails to Buy Reese Witherspoon Media Company, Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney — Media+

    Author and Six Colors writer Dan Moren returns to discuss Reese Witherspoon selling her Hello Sunshine media firm to someone other than Apple with host Charlotte Henry. They also ponder the implications of Scarlett Johansson suing Disney.

  19. Aug. 2nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Elon Updates, Lasso is Legit – TMO Daily Observations 2021-08-02

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest news (or not) from Elon Musk, and just how legit Ted Lasso's football shows are.

  20. Aug. 2nd, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Wi-Fi Connects But Doesn’t Work – Mac Geek Gab 883

    Ever have a scenario where everything seems right but nothing IS right? That's what's happening with several different MGG listeners this week, each for several different reasons. Listen as John and Dave dig into these questions — and more! — as they diligently work to ensure everyone learns at least five new things. Quick Tips, Cool Stuff Found, and more round out the episode to be sure of that!