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TDO 2018-08-17: September's MacBook Refresh

Aug. 17th, 2018 - 1:31 PM | 00:28:51

Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying a new MacBook is coming in September, along with redesigned iPad Pro models. They also have something to say about Twitter shutting down the APIs third-party client apps rely...

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  1. Aug. 17th, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    September’s MacBook, Twitter’s Dead APIs – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-17

    Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying a new MacBook is coming in September, along with redesigned iPad Pro models. They also have something to say about Twitter shutting down the APIs third-party client apps rely on.

  2. Aug. 16th, 2018
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    Here Comes In Home 5G Broadband – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-16

    John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Verizon's plans for 5G broadband in our homes and how that may work out.

  3. Aug. 15th, 2018
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    New Apple Watch Predictions, 20 Years of iMac – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-15

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what might be coming in the next Apple Watch along with what product announcements may be coming this fall. They also look back at the iMac 20 years after it first shipped.

  4. Aug. 14th, 2018
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    iOS 12 Developer Beta 7 Problems, Google’s Creepy Location Tracking – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-14

    Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple's released—and now pulled—iOS 12 developer beta 7, plus they look at how Google tracks you even when you think they aren't.

  5. Aug. 13th, 2018
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    Left Handed Day, Perseid Meteor Shower Tips – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-13

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share some tips for International Left Handed Day, along with how to photograph the Perseid meteor shower.

  6. Aug. 10th, 2018
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    The Hackindog Episode – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-10

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's ongoing problems with the 2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro, and Pandora's plan to improve podcast discoverability. John also inspires Jeff to coin the term "hackindog."

  7. Aug. 9th, 2018
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    Apple and Privacy Protection, Anki Vector Robot – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-09

    Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on whether or not Apple is doing enough to protect our privacy, plus they have some first impressions on Anki's new Vector robot.

  8. Aug. 8th, 2018
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    Apple Versus Infowars, Pachinko TV Series – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-08

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple delisting the Infowars podcasts while leaving the app on the App Store, plus they share their thoughts on Apple's deal for the Pachinko TV series and diversity in programming.

  9. Aug. 7th, 2018
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    Facebook Wants Your Bank Account Data, TSMC’s Chips Problem – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-07

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Facebook asking banks for account information, plus the explore TSMC's temporary chip production shut down for the WannaCry virus.

  10. Aug. 6th, 2018
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    Deconstructing the “Apple is Greedy” Argument – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-06

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at TechCrunch's list of reasons why Apple is a greedy company and share their thoughts on whether or not they got it right.

  11. Aug. 3rd, 2018
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    Emotions and Apple’s Market Cap, Lisa Brennan-Jobs Memoir – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-03

    John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about the emotional aspect of Apple’s trillion dollar market cap, and the Lisa Brennan-Jobs memoir about growing up as Steve Jobs’ daughter.

  12. Aug. 2nd, 2018
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    Apple’s $1 Trillion Market Cap – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-02

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's market cap and explain what it means for the company to reach the US$1 trillion mark.

  13. Aug. 1st, 2018
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    AAPL Q3 2018 Earnings, R&D and Robots – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-01

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's 2018 third fiscal quarter earnings, the company's R&D budget, and the possibility of an Apple personal robot.

  14. Jul. 31st, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Pay Dominance, NFC in HomePod – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-31

    Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Pay's projected dominance in contactless payments, plus Andrew explains why he'd like to see NFC in Apple's HomePod.

  15. Jul. 30th, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Bryan’s Whole Home Listening Concept for Siri – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-30

    Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about Bryan's vision for whole home listening for voice assistants and why an iPhone in our pocket doesn't count.

  16. Jul. 27th, 2018
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    Under the Hood with iPhone Cellular Data, Uninterrupted Power Supplies – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-27

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to go under the hood with iPhone cellular data management along with uninterrupted power supplies, or UPS, for our computers.

  17. Jul. 26th, 2018
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    Tim Cook’s Leadership Cred, Goodbye Kuri Robot – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-26

    John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Tim Cook is perceived as a CEO and leader, plus they share their thoughts on the demise of the Kuri robot.

  18. Jul. 25th, 2018
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    Core i9 MacBook Pro Fix, How to Hook Us on Apple’s TV Shows – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-25

    Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro and Jeff Gamet dive into Apple's software fix for the MacBook Pro Core i9 throttling problem, plus Kelly may have figured out Apple's strategy for drawing us in to its own original TV shows.

  19. Jul. 24th, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Watch Series 4 Feature Wish List, Bluetooth Security Flaw – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-24

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they'd like—and expect—to see in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they have a PSA about a just announced Bluetooth security flaw.

  20. Jul. 23rd, 2018
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    New HomePod Features, Understanding MacBook Pro Throttling – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-23

    John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on reported features coming in HomePod OS 12, plus John explains why some people are overreacting to processor throttling in the i9 Touch Bar MacBook Pro.