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TDO 2018-03-23: Awesome Terminal Alternatives

Mar. 23rd, 2018 - 1:14 PM | 00:24:39

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s AI boss John Giannandrea, plus they share their thoughts on a leaked photo showing the next iPhone’s glass front.

Podcast Archives

  1. Mar. 23rd, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Awesome Terminal Alternatives and Tips – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-23

    Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at some cool alternatives to Apple's Terminal app, plus they share some handy command line tools.

  2. Mar. 22nd, 2018
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    Facebook Privacy Tips and More – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-22

    Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share some tips on managing your Facebook account and privacy settings.

  3. Mar. 21st, 2018
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    John’s Crazy Apple TV 4K Dolby Vision Adventure – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-21

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what it took to get 4K Dolby Vision working with John's Apple TV and entertainment center, plus they look at the confusing options for streaming HD and 4K content.

  4. Mar. 20th, 2018
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    Understanding Uber’s Autonomous Car Fatality – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-20

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the Uber self driving car fatality, people's reactions, and how the government may respond.

  5. Mar. 19th, 2018
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    Apple’s microLED Plant, iPhone Hacking GrayKey – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-19

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's microLED facility in California, plus iPhone security and the GrayKey hacking device.

  6. Mar. 16th, 2018
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    Apple’s ‘Field Trip’ Media Event, Waiting for the Mac Pro – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-16

    Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they think Apple may announce at its education-focused media event on March 27th, plus they discuss the ramifications of Apple holding the new Mac Pro release until 2019.

  7. Mar. 15th, 2018
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    France vs Apple, Apple’s Families Webpage – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-15

    Kelly Guimont and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on France accusing Apple and Google of screwing developers, plus what's behind Apple's decision to publish its new Families webpage.

  8. Mar. 14th, 2018
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    Dave Hamilton On Location at SXSW 2018 – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-14

    Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet from SXSW in Austin to talk about Eddy Cue, Apple's stance of free speech, music streaming, Elon Musk, and more.

  9. Mar. 13th, 2018
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    Apple’s Texture Purchase, Google’s Education Win – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-13

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at why Apple bought Texture, plus they discuss Google's rise in education at Apple's expense.

  10. Mar. 12th, 2018
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    HomePod Ad Focus, and the Crossplatform HomePod Argument – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-12

    John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to to debate the value in Apple's latest HomePod commercial directed my Spike Jonze along with whether or not HomePod should be opened up to other platforms. They also have a cathartic Daylight Saving Time rant.

  11. Mar. 9th, 2018
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    Facebook’s Tracking Secrets, Listener Comments – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-09

    Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about how Facebook is really tracking you, and they respond to listener comments on Jeff's idea that it's time to drop "Hey" from "Hey Siri."

  12. Mar. 8th, 2018
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    Alexa’s Creepy Laugh, Dropping Siri’s ‘Hey’ – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-08

    John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to offer their take on Amazon Alexa's creepy laughing bug, plus they weigh in on Jeff's idea that it's time to drop "Hey" from "Hey Siri."

  13. Mar. 7th, 2018
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    Goodbye iTunes LP, WTF Portrait Videos – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-07

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple ending iTunes LP, plus they have something to say about the growing trend of recording and watching video on your smartphones in portrait mode.

  14. Mar. 6th, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    Panic’s Download Problem and How Comcast Fixed it – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-06

    Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the relationship between Comcast and Cogent, Panic's download problem linking the two together, and Net Neutrality.

  15. Mar. 5th, 2018
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    Amazon’s Photo on Delivery, Apple’s Design Change Leadership – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-05

    Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss Amazon's Photo on Delivery feature and privacy concerns, plus they look at a list of Apple product features that were mocked but later became standards.

  16. Mar. 2nd, 2018
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    Apple Product Lifespan, Better Bluetooth Audio – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-02

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a study showing how long Apple devices stay in use, plus they explain how to get better audio from Bluetooth connections.

  17. Mar. 1st, 2018
    The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast
    How to Spot Apple Phishing Scams, When to Buy a New Apple Watch – TMO Daily Observations 2018-03-01

    John Martellaro and the Maccast's Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to look at ways to spot phishing emails, plus they discuss the conundrum of when to buy a new Apple Watch.

  18. Feb. 28th, 2018
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    Apple’s Expanding TV Show Lineup, John’s Big Screen iPhone Love – TMO Daily Observations 2018-02-28

    Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple's original TV show plans, plus John gets all excited about bigger iPhone screens.

  19. Feb. 27th, 2018
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    Apple Uses Google Servers for iCloud Storage, and that’s no Big Deal – TMO Daily Observations 2018-02-27

    Bryan Chaffin, along with Adam Christianson from the Maccast, join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple using Google's servers to store our iCloud data, plus the media's reaction to the years-old news.

  20. Feb. 26th, 2018
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    Apple Headphones, Samsung’s AR Emoji – TMO Daily Observations 2018-02-26

    Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report that Apple is making its own branded over-the-ear headphones, plus they react to Samsung's AR Emoji feature on the Galaxy S9 smartphone.