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Complicated iPad Purchasing, Bryan's New Watch

Sep. 21st, 2020 - 2:20 PM | 00:20:49

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss how Apple made choosing an iPad more difficult, and Bryan’s new Watch!

Podcast Archives

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Aug. 7th, 2017
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    Apple’s 4K Apple TV, Arduino Smart Home Experiments – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-07

    John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a leak that seems to confirm a 4K Apple TV is in the works, plus Jeff B fills us in on his Arduino kit experiments and HomeKit.

  9. Aug. 4th, 2017
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    Smartphones and Teenage Depression, Wireless Mesh Networks – TMO Daily Observations 2017-08-04

    Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss a report claiming smartphones are responsible for increased teenage depression, plus Dave has some wireless mesh network tips.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.