Doubt around the headset, a wish for corporate marriage, and make way for “Big Beasts.” That’s the final installment of the Observation Deck.
But Before We Go... - TMO Daily Observations 2023-03-31
The current incarnation of The Daily Observations Podcast is coming to an end. But there is still a show to do! TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk about rumors that Apple’s mixed reality headset is being delayed. Plus – Needham analyst Laura Martin thinks Apple and Disney should merge. It’s been fun.
Anticipating WWDC 2023 - TMO Daily Observations 2023-03-30
Apple has announced dates and details for WWDC 2023. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk over the remoteness of the conference and what the world can expect. Plus – Glitches with Apple Pay and (maybe) Apple Podcasts. AND – Ken and Jeff give first impressions of Apple Music Classical.
Apple Announces WWDC 2023: Time for a Mixed Reality Headset
Apple has officially announced WWDC 2023 for June, so perhaps we’ll finally see the mixed reality headset we’ve all been waiting for.
Reported Mixed Feelings on Mixed Reality
Stories of discord around Apple’s MR headset, Tim Cook makes a big trip to China, and new titles teased for Apple TV+.
Mixed Feelings on Apple's MR Headset - TMO Daily Observations 2023-03-27
Both the New York Times and Bloomberg say there are certain misgivings around Apple’s mixed reality headset inside Apple. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk over the latest chatter. Plus China, the Steve Jobs audio chatbot, and soccer pour out of the mailbag.
In Manufacturing Moves, Foxconn Follows the Money
Talk of a pricier iPhone 15 Pro, Foxconn says manufacturing moves are just business, and teasing a mixed reality.
realityOS and Qualcomm's Smart Car Plans - TMO Daily Observations 2023-03-16
If it’s Thursday, it must be realityOS. Signs of Apple’s mixed reality moves turn up on GitHub. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to kick that around. Then, Qualcomm seems to be setting the smart car bar pretty high. Jeff tells us what’s coming down the road.
Rushing Mixed Reality and Questioning a Questionable Outlook
A negative note from a forgotten name, ready or not — Apple’s headset approaches, and welcome to the Apple TV+ trailer park.
A Mixed-Reality and Mailbag Monday - TMO Daily Observations 2023-03-13
The Financial Times says Apple’s mixed-reality headset will be Tim Cook’s legacy. But rumor says not everyone at Apple thinks it’s the best idea. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to address the headset. Plus – Apple Music Classical, MLS, and high-priced iPad Pros are in for Mailbag Monday.