The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

Join Kelly Guimont each weekday as she 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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Security Friday, Safari, Watch Pulse Oximeter

Sep. 18th, 2020 - 2:37 PM | 00:22:57

Andrew Orr and Jeff Butts join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news, Safari updates, and the latest feature of Apple Watch.

Podcast Archives

  1. Sep. 13th, 2017
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    Apple TV 4K, iTunes 12.7 – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-13

    John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple TV 4K plus changes in iTunes 12.7.

  2. Sep. 12th, 2017
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    iPhone X Launch Event Wrap Up – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-12

    Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin, and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to today's "Let's meet at our place" media event at Apple's new headquarters where we saw the iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K.

  3. Sep. 11th, 2017
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    iOS 11 GM Leaked, Apple Media Event Expectations – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-11

    Jeff Butts, Dave Hamilton, and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on someone in Apple leaking iOS 11 gold master, plus they talk about what they expect to see at tomorrow's "Let's meet at our place" media event.

  4. Sep. 8th, 2017
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    Siri’s Real Job, Understanding DolphinAttack – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-08

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's vision for Siri and user's perception of the voice command platform, plus they shed some light on DolphinAttack.

  5. Sep. 7th, 2017
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    Apple’s New Entertainment Industry Hires, Dealing with Spam Callers – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-07

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's latest entertainment industry hires, plus they talk about dealing with spam callers.

  6. Sep. 6th, 2017
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    Apple’s Bond Bid, Apps and Services for Natural Disasters – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-06

    Kelly Guimont and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's bid for the James Bond franchise, plus they talk about emergency preparedness resources and apps.

  7. Sep. 5th, 2017
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    Goodbye Apple Music Festival, the State of the Mac Touch Bar – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-05

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to Apple ending its Apple Music Festival, plus they look at the state of the MacBook Pro Touch Bar.

  8. Sep. 1st, 2017
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    Siri’s New Boss, APFS Fusion Drive Issues – TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-01

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their perspective on Siri's management being reassigned from Eddy Cue to Craig Federighi, plus they discuss APFS compatibility issues with Fusion Drives in macOS High Sierra.

  9. Aug. 31st, 2017
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    Goodbye Project Titan Engineers, High Sierra Hackintosh Update – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-31

    Jeff Butts and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple losing Project Titan engineers, plus Mr. B updates us on his macOS High Sierra Hackintosh project.

  10. Aug. 30th, 2017
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    Getting Ready for the 4K Apple TV – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-30

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to sort out what a 4K Apple TV means to you and your current TV, plus how to look for a new TV if your ready to upgrade.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.)

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.