Daily Observations Podcast
Join Jeff Gamet each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

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  1. Jun. 13th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-13: WWDC 2016 Keynote Wrap Up

    Apple hosted its 2016 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote Monday morning with big announcements for watchOS, tvOS, iOS, and the just renamed macOS. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their first impressions and talk about what they saw as some of the most important announcements from today's event.

  2. Jun. 10th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-10: iMessage for Android, Logic Pro’s Mega Update

    Word on the street says Apple is about to announce iMessage for Android. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on why Apple might want to make its end-to-end encrypted text message platform Android-compatible, plus they look at the stunningly long list of fixes and new features in Logic Pro's 10.2.3 update.

  3. Jun. 9th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-09: The Big Dive into App Store Subscriptions and Ads

    Apple is making some big changes for the App Store and Mac App Store. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on App Store subscription pricing, and ads appearing in our App Store searches.

  4. Jun. 8th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-08: iTunes, Downloads, and Rumors for WWDC

    iTunes rumors are swirling for next week's Apple World Wide Developer Conference, including reports of a new iTunes release for the next update of OS X. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Bryan Chaffin to discuss what is likely to come and what they wish would come.

  5. Jun. 7th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-07: 2010’s Don’t Buy an iPhone List, Apple’s iPhone Waterproofing

    The advice in 2010 before the iPhone 4 came out was to not buy one. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to jump back in time and share their thoughts on the top ten reasons why people shouldn't buy the iPhone 4. They also look at Apple's quiet iPhone durability improvement process.

  6. Jun. 6th, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-06: Apple’s Revenue Ranking, Norway’s Gas Car Ban

    Apple is in third place on the Fortune 500 list with revenue behind Walmart and Exxon Mobil. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at how much money the top companies are bringing in and how that compares to their profits. They also look at the news that Norway will ban gas car engines in 2025.

  7. Jun. 3rd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-03: Reinventing Apple, Apple’s Car Navigation Plans

    Apple has navigation expert Sinisa Durekovic on staff and that opens some interesting possibilities for the company. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet share discuss why they think he's part of the Apple Car team and not Maps, plus they look at how Tim Cook is reinventing Apple in his own way instead of mimicking Steve Jobs.

  8. Jun. 2nd, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-02: Apple’s 5K Thunderbolt Display, Elon Musk & Simulated Universe

    Word on the street says Apple is working on a 5K Thunderbolt 3 display. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet share their thoughts on the current state of Apple's display, the reported specs for the new display, and how long it's been since the last display refresh. Bonus: John gets his science on when Elon Musk says we're living in a computer simulation.

  9. Jun. 1st, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-06-01: Amazon and Apple TV, iPhone Refresh Cycles

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos says the real reason why we don't have an Amazon Prime Video Apple TV app is because he doesn't like Apple's terms. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to try to sort out what he means and why Amazon is treating Apple TV differently than the iPhone and iPad. They also share their thoughts on the report claiming major iPhone refreshes are coming every three years instead of two.

  10. May. 31st, 2016 TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-31: EU Social Network Censorship, VocalIQ and Siri

    The big social networks have agreed to work with the European Union to censor hate speech. Adam Christianson from the Maccast Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at government censorhip, and who decides what constitutes hate speech. They also have some thoughts on how VocalIQ could fit in with Apple's plans for Siri.