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 2017-08-03: Apple Watch Shipment Milestone

1:43 PM Aug. 3rd, 2017 | 00:22:35 - Download: MP3 Version (AAC Version Coming Soon)

Dave Hamilton and The Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the just released iOS 11 and watchOS 4 updates for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 3rd, 2017
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    Apple Watch Shipment Milestone, Echo Eavesdropping Hack – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-03

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report claiming more than 30 million Apple Watches have been sold so far, plus they look at a hack that turns Amazon's Echo into an eavesdropping device.

  2. Aug. 2nd, 2017
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    AAPL Q3 Earnings Report, iPad Sales Bump – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-02

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet discuss Apple's third fiscal quarter earnings report, the upswing in iPad sales, and Apple's growing services business.

  3. Aug. 1st, 2017
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    Facebook’s AI Apocalypse, Eclipse Viewing Tips – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-01

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet explain why Facebook's AI experiment isn't the beginning of a technology apocalypse, plus they have some eclipse viewing tips and Dave chimes in on China's VPN app ban.

  4. Jul. 31st, 2017
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    China’s App Store VPN Ban, Apple’s Real Innovations – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-31

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's decision to comply with China's law banning VPN apps, plus John explains why Apple's real innovation isn't always where we're looking.

  5. Jul. 28th, 2017
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    Apple Kills the iPod nano and shuffle, Building a Hackintosh – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-28

    Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple discontinuing the iPod shuffle and iPod nano, plus we learn more about building a Hackintosh computer.

  6. Jul. 27th, 2017
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    Making Apple Watch a Cell Phone, TSA’s New Electronics Screening – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-27

    John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to debate whether or not the next Apple Watch will also be a cell phone, plus they talk about the TSA's new rule requiring separate screening for electronics larger than a cell phone.

  7. Jul. 26th, 2017
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    Flash Finally Dies, Apple’s Hearing Aid MFi Program – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-26

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the official death of Flash, plus they share their thoughts on Apple's Made for iPhone certification for hearing aids and cochlear implants.

  8. Jul. 25th, 2017
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    Selling Your Roomba Data, WebCrypto Explained – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-25

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on iRobot saying it wants to sell data Roomba robot vacuums collect, plus they look at WebCrypto.

  9. Jul. 24th, 2017
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    Net Neutrality Explained – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-24

    Net Neutrality can be a tough concept to wrap your head around so Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to help explain what it is and why it matters.

  10. Jul. 21st, 2017
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    When to Really Force Quit iPhone Apps – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-21

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explain when and why you should force quit iPhone and iPad apps, plus they look at the BroadPwn hack and how that plays into the iOS 10.3.3 update.

  11. Jul. 20th, 2017
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    Our Favorite Mail, Calendar, and Reminders Alternatives – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-20

    Jeff Butts and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their favorite iPhone, iPad, and Mac third party app alternatives for Apple's Mail, Calendar, and Reminders apps.

  12. Jul. 19th, 2017
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    Transmit 5, Apps We Miss, When to Buy an iPad – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-19

    Transmit 5's release got Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro, and Jeff Gamet talking about FTP and other apps they used long ago, plus they offer up their thoughts on advice to wait until next year before buying a new iPad.

  13. Jul. 18th, 2017
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    Australia’s Anti-encryption Push, Macstock 2017 Wrapup – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-18

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to discuss Australia's push for encryption back doors, plus the look back at this year's Macstock conference.

  14. Jul. 17th, 2017
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    Interview with Chuck Joiner from MacVoices – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-17

    Jeff Gamet sat down with Chuck Joiner at Macstock 2017 to chat about podcasting, how he got into hosting shows and interviews, and more.

  15. Jul. 14th, 2017
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    App Store Free Trials, Time for a New Apple TV – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-14

    Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss how developers can offer app trial versions on Apple's App Store, plus John explains why its past time for a new Apple TV.

  16. Jul. 13th, 2017
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    Amazon’s HomePod Competitor, Apple Store HomeKit Demos – TMO Daily Observations 2017-07-13

    Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to offer up their take on Amazon's Echo that's coming this fall to compete with Apple's HomePod, plus they have some thoughts on Apple adding HomeKit demonstration stations to its stores.