Daily Tech News Show’s Tom Merritt named generative A.I. the most important story of 2022. It is not slowing down in 2023. He joins Ken to talk about this week’s announcements from Microsoft and Google. Plus – what’s going on with Apple and A.I.?
Apple's New People Person and Good Tech for Your Good Dog - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-09
Apple has hired a new Chief of People. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts talk about who she is, and consider some of her roles. Plus – AirTag is not the best solution for keeping track of your dog. Jeff has a few fit-for-purpose suggestions.
Playing Games with the Mac - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-08
Apple says the M-processors have set the company up for a place in the games space. TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken to discuss the road from here to Apple being a true player on the gaming landscape.
Lower iPhone Prices? You know what THAT means... - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-07
Lots of Monday headlines said that Apple had cut the price of iPhone 14 Pro in China. But did it? And if not, who did and why’d they do it? TMO managing editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk that over. Plus a tale of lost luggage three-months in the making, undone by an AirTag.
Leading Design Without a Design Lead? - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-06
TMO managing editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk over reactions to Apple’s Q1FY23 earnings call. Plus would/will the general consumer miss an industrial design lead at Apple if Apple ends up without one?
Listening In On Apple's Q1FY23 Call - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-03
TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to kick through Apple’s December-quarter earnings, plus questions and answers between Apple execs and analysts.
Sideloading and Mixing Realities - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-02
A federal agency is encouraging Congress to make Apple allow sideloading of apps and third-party app stores on the iPhone. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken for a conversation worthy of Groundhog Day. Plus – Samsung hints at an upcoming AR/VR/MR something.
You A.R. What You Eat - TMO Daily Observations 2023-02-01
Apple has a new augmented reality idea for counting calories. But is it for an iPhone or a headset? TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken to talk that over. Plus a public service announcement from The Wall Street Journal that has nothing to do with man’s money, and everything to do with man’s best friend.
The Foldable iPad Fight - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-31
TF International analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says there will be a foldable iPad in 2024. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says there won’t. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken talk over the opposing sides. Plus a look at HomePod scarcity.
Virtual Assistant Issues and How/Why to Mastodon - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-30
T.D.O.O.G. Jeff Gamet has a bone to pick with the likes of Siri and Alexa. Basically, he thinks they should be better. He joins Ken to talk about how and why. Plus – Ken has questions about Mastodon. Jeff has answers.