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Apple Leadership Shuffle
Jan 26th, 2021 1:13 PM

Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday news, including updates on cookies and iOS released and some tech support help from Apple.

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. Jan. 26th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Leadership Shuffle – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-26

    Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss new changes in Apple Leadership and speculate on the new regime.

  2. Jan. 25th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    This is Where it Gets Sticky – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-25

    Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a new advisory on MagSafe magnets, and the new Time To Walk in Fitness+.

  3. Jan. 25th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Headphone Safety, Big Sur, & Geek Challenges — Mac Geek Gab 854

    Big Sur continues to mature...and it continues to have some pesky little issues, too. Never fear, your two favorite geeks are here to answer your questions and help solve your problems. Listen as John and Dave talk through Big Sur, Headphone Safety, and share some Geek Challenges of yours with the Mac Geek Gab family. Press play and enjoy learning at least...five new things!

  4. Jan. 22nd, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday, Google Alternatives – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-21

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest Security Friday news, and alternatives to some Google services (now including Fitbit).

  5. Jan. 21st, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Headphone Evolution in 2021 – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-21

    Dave Hamilton joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the state of headphones after CES2021 announcements, and the evolution of noise cancellation.

  6. Jan. 21st, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    HomePod mini, Arcade, and Waiting for M-Processor Macs, with Bob LeVitus – ACM 542

    Bryan Chaffin and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus have both spent time with the HomePod mini, and they offer their thoughts on what it sounds like, where it's useful, and who should consider it. They also talk about the value of Apple's Arcade, especially now that it's part of Apple One. They also talk about the power of Apple's new M1 Macs, and discuss if people should buy Intel Macs at all any more.

  7. Jan. 20th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Watch Tip Bonanza! – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-20

    Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss their Apple Watches, and tips and tricks they have picked up and want to share.

  8. Jan. 19th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    TV+ Tuesday, Rumor Chat – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-19

    Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest TV+ news and (subscription) updates, and some new hardware rumors.

  9. Jan. 19th, 2021
    Media+
    My Home is my Studio — Media+

    BBC Tech Reporter Zoe Kleinman joins Charlotte Henry to discuss the reality of reporting from home. Have reporters become influencers? They also look at Zoe's reporting on how WhatsApp can be an (unreliable) news channel.

  10. Jan. 18th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Media Monday with Our Senior Oprah Correspondent – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-18

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Google possibly competing against Fitness+ with Fitbit, and the latest in Oprah-based news.

  11. Jan. 18th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    Remote Reflections from CES — Mac Geek Gab 853

    Your two favorite geeks "went" to CES last week, and have some stories to share. Cool Stuff Found abounds, as well as some thoughts on this year's trends. Of course, they didn't leave home, so they still had time to answer your questions, find some Quick Tips, and make a show out of it all. Press play and listen as John and Dave help us all to learn at least five new things!

  12. Jan. 15th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday: Encryption Updates, Reviewing Permissions – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-15

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news and how January is a good time to review all those Sign In With... buttons.

  13. Jan. 14th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    CES 2021: New Masks, Smart Home Gear – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-14

    John F Braun joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss CES coverage, including some new variations on masks and announced smart home gear.

  14. Jan. 13th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple’s Latest Initiative – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-13

    Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple's latest announcement and Apple's evolving stance as a corporate citizen.

  15. Jan. 12th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Bryan is More Than Just Decorative – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-12

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss some CES announcements and the latest iteration of Apple Car news.

  16. Jan. 12th, 2021
    Media+
    Big ‘Dickinson’ Energy – Media+

    Daily Observation's host Kelly Guimont joins Charlotte to celebrate the return of 'Dickinson' to Apple TV+. They also discuss digital premieres and events.

  17. Jan. 11th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Samsung Robots, Kelly vs Ringing iPhones – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-11

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to discuss some announcements from CES, and Kelly's quest to answer calls hands free.

  18. Jan. 11th, 2021
    Mac Geek Gab Podcast
    All The Gear, But No Idea(r) — Mac Geek Gab 852

    Your questions drive the bus this week, as John and Dave provide answers about AirDrop, Spotlight, Screen Protectors, 10G Ethernet, Time Machine, and more. That's not all, though, your two favorite geeks have Cool Stuff Found and Quick Tips to share, too. Join in the fun: press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!

  19. Jan. 8th, 2021
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Security Friday, Secret Messages – TMO Daily Observations 2021-01-08

    Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news, including what's up with WhatsApp (sorry) and some things to know about encryption.

  20. Jan. 7th, 2021
    Apple Context Machine Podcast
    Apple TV Bugs and a ProRAW Primer, with Jeff Gamet – ACM 541

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about what happens when everything doesn't just work on Apple TV, including whether or not it's an Apple problem when there's friction from a third party app. Jeff also gives us a great primer on Apple's ProRAW file format for photography on iPhone 12 models.