Google's New Hardware, XikiHub - TMO Daily Observations 2017-10-06

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Google’s new hardware announcements and voice control, plus they have some thoughts on the new social network service XikiHub.

Apple's New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Apple just launched an Instagram account to highlight photos shot on iPhones. Right now the account has a handful of videos showing off different photographer’s work, but soon there’ll be more because Apple will be watching for the #ShotoniPhone hash tag. Over time Apple’s Instagram feed will no doubt have some amazing shots that highlight the quality of photos you can snap with an iPhone. Now I need to go back and add #ShotoniPhone to some of my pics.

Apple’s New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

Social Media Privacy Settlement, Apple's Clips App - TMO Daily Observations 2017-04-07

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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The big social media networks settled a lawsuit over taking our phone’s contacts without our knowledge, but it isn’t costing them much. Bryan Chaffin joins Jeff Gamet to look at the settlement and companies stepping into our privacy, plus they talk about Apple’s new Clips app.

Vine's Demise, Avoiding Weak Passwords - TMO Daily Observations 2017-01-17

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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The video sharing social network Vine shut down today, and is being reborn as a Twitter feature. Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to look at the state of social networks, plus they dive into the importance of strong passwords.

Goodbye Vine, Hello Twitter's Vine Camera

· Jeff Gamet · News

Vine becomes Vine Camera for Twitter

Vine’s six seconds of fame, so to speak, has come and gone. As of January 17th, the Vine video sharing social network has shut down and is being replaced with an app that posts short videos on Twitter.

Facebook Targets Snapchat with Instagram Stories

· Jeff Gamet · News

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Watch out, Snapchat. Facebook is taking you on with its new Instagram Stories feature in Instagram. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories lets you draw on photos and videos then post them where followers can see your impromptu works of art before they disappear 24 hours later.