The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

Join Jeff Gamet each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

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TDO 2018-01-23: Apple Ready to Ship HomePod

1:34 PM Jan. 23rd, 2018 | 00:27:50 - Download: MP3 Version (AAC Version Coming Soon)

John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the perception that iPhone X sales are tanking, plus they explain Siri’s hierarchy in deciding when it should respond from your iPhone, iPad, or HomePod.

Podcast Archives

  1. Jan. 23rd, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Apple Ready to Ship HomePod – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-23

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple announcing the HomePod ship date, its delayed features, and how they think consumers will respond.

  2. Jan. 22nd, 2018
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    The iPhone X Doom Report, WeChat’s Mini-app Platform – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-22

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to sort out what's really going on with a report that Apple is discontinuing the iPhone X, plus they look at WeChat's mini-app platform that runs inside the messaging app.

  3. Jan. 19th, 2018
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    Instagram’s New Tracking Feature, Dolby Vision and Apple TV 4K – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-19

    John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Instagram's new Show Active Status feature, plus John explains the confusing state of Dolby Vision for Apple TV 4K owners.

  4. Jan. 18th, 2018
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    MacBook Air’s Legacy, Tim Cook’s iPhone Battery Comments – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-18

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look back on the MacBook Air's influence on other Apple products, plus they take Tim Cook to task for his recent iPhone battery throttling comments.

  5. Jan. 17th, 2018
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    chaiOS Bug, J.J Abrams New Sci-fi Series – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-17

    Kelly Guimont and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to discuss the chaiOS bug for the Mac and iPhone, plus they weigh in on Apple's bid for the new J.J. Abrams sci-fi series.

  6. Jan. 16th, 2018
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    OSX/MaMi Malware, CES 2018 Trends from the Outside – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-16

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to shed some light on the OSX/MaMi malware threat for the Mac, plus they share their perspective from the outside on CES 2018 trends.

  7. Jan. 15th, 2018
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    MacBook Pro Refresh Expectations, iPad Pro in Education – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-15

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at what may be in store for the MacBook Pro in 2018, plus they talk about Apple's target audience for the iPad Pro and the tablet's place in the educational market.

  8. Jan. 12th, 2018
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    CES 2018 Apple’s Shrinking Presence, Cool Product Finds – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-12

    John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet for their last day at CES 2018 in Las Vegas to talk about Apple's diminishing presence at the event, plus they share some more cool products they found.

  9. Jan. 11th, 2018
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    CES 2018 Xfinity’s Smart Home Strategy, Cool Product Finds – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-11

    Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet at CES 2018 in Las Vegas to discuss Xfinity's plan to make smart home tech more accessible to the average person, plus they share more cool products they've found.

  10. Jan. 10th, 2018
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    CES 2018 and Voice Appliances, Cool Product Finds – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-10

    Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun join Jeff Gamet at CES 2018 in Las Vegas to talk about voice control devices' strong presence at the event, plus they share more cool products they've found.

  11. Jan. 9th, 2018
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    CES 2018 and HomePod Talk, Cool Product Finds – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-09

    John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet CES 2018 in Las Vegas to look at how Apple's HomePod is a big topic this year, plus they share more cool products they've found.

  12. Jan. 8th, 2018
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    CES 2018 Trends and Unveiled Cool Products – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-08

    Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun join Jeff Gamet CES 2018 in Las Vegas to talk about technology trends and share some of the interesting products they saw at CES Unveiled.

  13. Jan. 5th, 2018
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    Jimmy Iovine Leaving Apple, CES 2018 Predictions – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-05

    Kelly Guimont and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report that Jimmy Iovine is planning to leave Apple, plus they offer up some CES 2018 predictions.

  14. Jan. 4th, 2018
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    Meltdown and Spectre Explained – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-04

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to dive into and explain the issues in the Meltdown and Spectre processor security flaws.

  15. Jan. 3rd, 2018
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    The Big Apple Buying Netflix Debate – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-03

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on speculation that Apple could buy Netflix this year.

  16. Jan. 2nd, 2018
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    Apple TV 4K and Dolby Vision Explained, Italy’s Steve Jobs Company – TMO Daily Observations 2018-01-02

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explain HDR and Dolby Vision for Apple TV 4K, plus they react to Italy's Steve Jobs company.

  17. Dec. 29th, 2017
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    Apple’s iPhone Battery Response, Favorite iPhone Accessories for 2017 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-12-29

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet for the last show of the year to look at Apple's response to the worn out iPhone battery controversy, plus they share some favorite iPhone accessories.

  18. Dec. 28th, 2017
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    Top Apple Hardware Announcements for 2017 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-12-28

    Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at what they think are some of Apple's top hardware announcements for 2017.

  19. Dec. 27th, 2017
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    Favorite ARKit Apps for 2017 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-12-27

    Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share some of their favorite iOS 11 ARKit-based apps for the iPhone and iPad.

  20. Dec. 26th, 2017
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    iPhone Battery Tech, Top iPad Apps for 2017 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-12-26

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at iPhone battery life from an technical stand point, plus they share some of their top iPad apps for 2017.