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TDO 2018-09-21: Amazon Echo and Alexa Product Launch

Sep. 21st, 2018 - 1:51 PM | 00:23:46

Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to talk about Offline Siri and the latest data breach, (this one involves text messages).

Podcast Archives

  1. Sep. 21st, 2018
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    Amazon’s Big Echo and Alexa Product Launch – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-21

    Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at the new Echo and Alexa products Amazon announced on Thursday.

  2. Sep. 20th, 2018
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    Apple Watch for Android Phones, Notifications Tips – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-20

    Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about whether or not Apple Watch will ever get Android phone support or become a stand alone device. They also have some tips for managing Notification in iOS 12 and watchOS 5.

  3. Sep. 19th, 2018
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    Apple Watch in Our Culture, iOS 12 Shortcuts – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-19

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple Watch is becoming part of our culture, plus they share their thoughts on iOS 12's Shortcuts feature.

  4. Sep. 18th, 2018
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    The iOS 12 Tipesode – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-18

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share some tips on using iOS 12 on your iPhone and iPad.

  5. Sep. 17th, 2018
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    Apple Watch ECG, iPhone XS eSIM Explained – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-17

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explore the ECG feature in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they explain dual SIM and eSIM in iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

  6. Sep. 14th, 2018
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    Apple Watch as a Medical Device – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-14

    Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Watch as a medical device, plus they talk about what they pre-ordered from the new iPhone and Apple Watch lineup.

  7. Sep. 13th, 2018
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    Apple’s Intelligent Guardian – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-13

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple Watch as our intelligent guardian, plus they share their thoughts on iPhone XR and what announcements Apple may have later this year.

  8. Sep. 12th, 2018
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    iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 First Reactions – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-12

    Brian Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to Apple's iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch Series 4 product announcements.

  9. Sep. 11th, 2018
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    The Case for Not Upgrading to a New iPhone – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-11

    Adma Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why they are—or aren't—interested in upgrading to Apple's soon to be announced new iPhone and Apple Watch models.

  10. Sep. 10th, 2018
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    USB-C iPad Pro, New iPhone Names – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-10

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying Apple is replacing the iPad Pro Lighting port with USB-C, along with the reported names for the new iPhone lineup.

  11. Sep. 7th, 2018
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    Interview Mac Geek Gab’s Dave Hamilton and John F Braun – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-07

    Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun join Jeff Gamet to talk about the origin of the Mac Geek Gab podcast, hosting BBS systems, and Matt Groening TV shows.

  12. Sep. 6th, 2018
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    Interview Ken Ray from Mac OS Ken and Mission Log – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-06

    Ken Ray from Mac OS Ken and Mission Log joins Jeff Gamet to look at the changing podcast market, crossing over into new audiences, VR, the Roddenberry Nexus, and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

  13. Sep. 5th, 2018
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    Interview Jean MacDonald and James Dempsey from The Weekly Review Podcast – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-05

    Jean MacDonald and James Dempsey from The Weekly Review podcast join Jeff Gamet to talk about their show, getting organized, using OmniFocus, Micro.blog, and Star Trek: Voyager.

  14. Sep. 4th, 2018
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    Interview with Jason Snell from Six Colors – TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-04

    Jason Snell from Six Colors and The Incomparable podcast joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the evolution of media from print to online, Jason's experience in the podcasting world, and the new season of Doctor Who.

  15. Aug. 31st, 2018
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    Interview with Joel Duggan from The Citadel Cafe Podcast – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-31

    Joel Duggan from the Citadel Café podcast joins Jeff Gamet to talk about digital art, comics, his creative process, and Battlestar Galactica.

  16. Aug. 30th, 2018
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    Virtual Teachers, Getting Ready for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-30

    Andrew Orr and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about AI-based virtual teachers in schools, plus some important warnings before upgrading to iOS 12 or macOS Mojave.

  17. Aug. 29th, 2018
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    Intel’s Whiskey Lake Processors, AirPort Express and AirPlay 2 – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-29

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake laptop processors, and to explain the new firmware update for the discontinued AirPort Express.

  18. Aug. 28th, 2018
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    Brian Bumbery Joins Apple Music, Technology’s Social Impact – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-28

    Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about Brian Bumbery leaving his own music industry publicity agency to join the Apple Music team, plus they dive into the way personal technology is creating social changes.

  19. Aug. 27th, 2018
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    iCloud Storage is too Low, Bryan’s Phishing Scam Encounter – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-27

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple's free 200 GB iCloud storage for two months offer underscores how the standard 5 GB is far too low, plus they look at a new phishing scam Bryan encountered.

  20. Aug. 24th, 2018
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    Coping with Subscription Apps – TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-24

    Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about living with the subscription model for apps, plus they look at how SetApp may have found the right balance for developers and users.