The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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TDO 2017-08-29: New Apple Watch Workouts

1:52 PM Aug. 29th, 2017 | 00:24:00 - Download: MP3 Version (AAC Version Coming Soon)

Dave Hamilton and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to explain how Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings work in iOS 11’s Control Center, plus Mr. B has a few complaints about ARKit.

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 29th, 2017
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    New Apple Watch Workouts, NSA’s Stylometry Identification System – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-29

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about new Apple Watch workout types hidden in iOS 11, plus they share their thoughts on the NSA using stylometry to identify people.

  2. Aug. 28th, 2017
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    Apple’s TV Show Strategy, AR Wireless Patents – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-28

    John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's place in the original TV show market, plus they talk about patents that may reveal the company's augmented reality glasses plans.

  3. Aug. 25th, 2017
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    iPhone 8’s Price, The SciFi World of Twistron – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-25

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join guest-host Dave Hamilton to dig into whether the rumored price of Apple's not-yet-announced iPhone 8 is too expensive. They also talk about the science fiction promise of a new material called Twistron. It's super cool.

  4. Aug. 24th, 2017
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    Apple’s Titan Car Struggle, iPhone 8 vs. Samsung Galaxy 8 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-24

    John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join guest-host Bryan Chaffin to talk about Apple's perils an lessons in trying to make a car. They also discuss the perennial topic of whether this is the year when—finally—Apple can't compete with whatever Samsung announced earlier in the year. (Spoiler: no, it's not.)

  5. Aug. 23rd, 2017
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    CrashPlan for Home goes EOL, Luna Display First Look – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-23

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the pending demise of CrashPlan for Home and options for people who have been relying on the backup service, plus they take a first look at Astro HQ's Luna Display.

  6. Aug. 22nd, 2017
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    iPhone 8 Facial Recognition and Home Button Replacement Gestures – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-22

    Dave Hamilton and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to discuss a report claiming the iPhone 8 will have facial recognition that's nearly instantaneous, plus they share their thoughts on videos in iOS 11 showing gestures that replace some Home button functionality.

  7. Aug. 21st, 2017
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    Apple’s Potential Movie Deal and Ways to Avoid Scam Calls – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-21

    Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Dave Hamilton to talk about Apple's potential deal for first-run movies in-the-home, as well as ways to avoid getting scammed by fake calls from Apple support.

  8. Aug. 18th, 2017
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    Apple’s Secure Enclave Encryption Key Revealed, Apple Music Content Investment – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-18

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to sort out the news that the encryption key for the iPhone and iPad Secure Enclave has been released on the internet, and they also look at Apple's US$1 billion investment in original programming for Apple Music.

  9. Aug. 17th, 2017
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    No Apple Pay for Hate Sites, the Growing Surveillance State – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-17

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on hate-related websites being blocked from accepting Apple Pay, plus Bryan voices his concerns over how we're participating in the surveillance state.

  10. Aug. 16th, 2017
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    iOS 11’s Device Setup Feature, Coding iPhone Apps for Arduino – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-16

    Jeff Butts and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about iOS 11's new way to set up our devices, plus Mr. B fills us in on the iPhone app he wrote to monitor the Arduino thermometer he made.

  11. Aug. 15th, 2017
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    Apple Watch Series 3 and LTE, iOS 11 App Icon Changes – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-15

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at a new report saying the Apple Watch Series 3 will have LTE cellular connectivity, plus they have something to say about iOS 11's redesigned App Store icon.

  12. Aug. 14th, 2017
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    Leaked iPhone 8 Videos, Apple Pay’s Potential Decline – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-14

    Adam Christianson from The Maccast and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on supposed leaked videos showing the back casing from the iPhone 8, plus they talk about issues with Apple Pay at retailers.

  13. Aug. 11th, 2017
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    Apple’s Developer Problem in China, Hacking Computers with DNA – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-11

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on developers in China complaining about Apple's business practices, plus they discuss the ramifications of computer hacks embedded in DNA.

  14. Aug. 10th, 2017
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    Apple’s HomePod Firmware, Coping with App Subscriptions – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-10

    Jeff Butts and The Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about what may be behind Apple's HomePod firmware leak, plus they look at the growing number of service, entertainment, and app subscriptions they're dealing with.

  15. Aug. 9th, 2017
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    Carpool Karaoke, Apple’s Fall Product Lineup – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-09

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on last night's Carpool Karaoke launch on Apple Music, plus John tells us how expensive this fall will be thanks to new Apple products.

  16. Aug. 8th, 2017
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    iOS 11 Dev Beta 5, More 4K Apple TV Hints – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-08

    Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at some of the changes in iOS 11 developer beta 5, plus they have some thoughts on the latest finding hinting at a 4K Apple TV.