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Episode Date
TDO 2018-12-10: What Apple Should Do in 2019
00:28:35

Join host Kelly Guimont as she talks to Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro about the new ECG App and what Apple needs to do next year.

Dec 10, 2018
TDO 2018-12-07: Privacy Laws and Data Breaches
00:22:02

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to talk about security laws, data breaches, and robot-led bear spray attacks.

Dec 07, 2018
TDO 2018-12-06: Facebook Spyware
00:26:59

Today is all privacy, talking Facebook spyware and how to keep your credit card safe, with Andrew Orr, Charlotte Henry, & host Kelly Guimont.

Dec 06, 2018
TDO 2018-12-05: Alternate giving for the holidays
00:25:59

Join host Kelly Guimont to chat with Andrew Orr and John Martellaro about alternate giving for the holidays and various flavors of HDR.

Dec 05, 2018
TDO 2018-12-04: Yet Another Data Breach
00:29:20

Join Kelly Guimont as she chats with John Martellaro and Andrew Orr about the latest data breach and the Mac Pro or Mini debate.

Dec 04, 2018
TDO 2018-12-03: Apple Music on Echo hardware
00:26:35

Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple Music coming to Echo hardware and fighting notification addiction.

Dec 03, 2018
TDO 2018-11-30: Starwood data breach
00:22:19

Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Starwood data breach and Apple’s work with (RED) for World AIDS day.

Nov 30, 2018
TDO 2018-11-29: Apple TV 4K Guide
00:27:07

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to chat about the Apple TV 4K as a gift and YouTube’s programming shifts.

Nov 29, 2018
TDO 2018-11-28: Where Are You, AirPower?
00:19:44

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to talk about AirPower’s future(?) and more rumblings about GDPR-style laws in the US.

Nov 28, 2018
TDO 2018-11-27: iPhone XR Popularity
00:29:07

Host Kelly Guimont talks to John Martellaro about the popularity(?) of iPhone XR, and Charlotte Henry about Facebook’s trip to Parliament.

Nov 27, 2018
TDO 2018-11-26 - LinkedIn Privacy
00:21:31

Kelly Guimont chats with Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton about keeping your LinkedIn Privacy settings current and using GitHub to manage laws.

Nov 26, 2018
TDO 2018-11-21: Health records, offline Siri
00:24:31

Host Kelly Guimont is joined by Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr to talk about health records, an offline Siri update, and the new Apple ad.

Nov 21, 2018
TDO 2018-11-20: Malware and Stock prices
00:30:09

Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to talk about malware on macOS (real) and Apple’s sole responsibility for the stock market’s wellbeing (not real).

Nov 20, 2018
TDO 2018-11-19: Amazon's eventual failure
00:27:57

Kelly Guimont, Andrew Orr, and John Martellaro chat about Amazon eventually failing and if Silicon Valley has a soul to lose.

Nov 19, 2018
TDO 2018-11-16 - Offline Siri
00:23:46

Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to talk about Offline Siri and the latest data breach, (this one involves text messages).

Nov 16, 2018
TMO Daily Observations 2018-11-15
00:24:32

Host Kelly Guimont talks to Andrew Orr and John Martellaro about how Apple’s AI can help college students, and Facebook’s latest PR problems.

Nov 15, 2018
TDO 2018-11-14: Black Friday Season
00:24:23

Host Kelly Guimont talks to Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton about Black Friday (which is now a season) and a new wearable UV sensor.

Nov 14, 2018
TDO 2018-11-13 - MacTech Conference
00:27:07

John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to talk about MacTech Conference, Apple throttling iOS devices, and Dave gets new vocabulary.

Nov 13, 2018
TDO 2018-11-12: Security Audits, Product Treadmill
00:23:14

Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Software security audits and the Apple Product Treadmill.

Nov 12, 2018
TDO 2018-11-09 - Disney's new streaming service
00:27:58

Andrew Orr and first-timer Charlotte Henry join Kelly Guimont to discuss the first Apple Store in Thailand and Disney’s streaming service.

Nov 09, 2018
TDO 2018-11-08 - A Series Macs
00:26:18

John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss the possiblity of A series processors in Macs and the future of iBooks Author.

Nov 08, 2018
TMO Daily Observations 2018-11-07
00:18:03

Andrew Orr joins Kelly Guimont to talk about AirPods both legit and counterfeit, as well as Black Friday and holiday gift guides.

Nov 07, 2018
TDO 2018-11-06: THINGS STUFF
00:25:18

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss what they love (and don’t) about the new Apple Watch and if the iPad is a computer (or not).

Nov 06, 2018
TDO 2018-11-05: MacBook's future, Safari's Do Not Track
00:22:49

Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the future of the MacBook, and who (doesn’t) love Safari’s Do Not Track.

Nov 05, 2018
TDO 2018-11-02: Farewell, Jeff! We'll miss you.
00:27:07

On Jeff’s final episode, he’s joined by Bryan Chaffin and host Kelly Guimont to chat about Mac App Store category cleanup and USB-C potential on iPad Pros.

Nov 02, 2018
TDO 2018-11-01: eSIMs and iHeartMedia
00:24:03

Andrew Orr and Jeff Gamet join host Kelly Guimont to discuss how US carriers aren’t ready for this eSIM jelly, and Apple’s interest in iHeartMedia.

Nov 01, 2018
TDO 2018-10-31: Apple music mixtapes, Mac mini feelings
00:25:21

Dave Hamilton has issues making mixtapes, and Jeff Gamet has issues with the new Mac mini. They join host Kelly Guimont to discuss, today on Coffee Talk Daily Observations.

Oct 31, 2018
TDO 2018-10-30: Apple event aftermath
00:33:11

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr discuss today’s Apple Media Event, “There’s More in the Making,” with host Kelly Guimont.

Oct 30, 2018
TDO 2018-10-29: Dave got the iPhone XR, iPad and Apple Pencil speculation
00:24:13

Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet join Kelly Guimont to discuss Dave’s new iPhone and the hints at what to expect tomorrow at the “There’s More in the Making” event.

Oct 29, 2018
TDO 2018-10-26: Better Face ID for iPad Pro
00:25:23

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why they expect to see landscape as well as portrait orientation support for Face ID on the new iPad Pro, plus they share their thoughts on the battle for AI supremacy in the U.S. and China.

Oct 26, 2018
TDO 2018-10-25: Super Fast Fiber Optic Data
00:29:26

John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what to expect from news of potential improvements in fiber optic data speeds, plus they share tips on making the repair process for Apple products smoother and less stressful.

Oct 25, 2018
TDO 2018-10-24: Apple's New Mac Model Numbers
00:22:38

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about which new Macs Apple may have in store for its October 30th media event, plus they share their thoughts on the possibility of a refresh for the iPad mini.

Oct 24, 2018
TDO 2018-10-23: Apple's Mystery Manufacturing Space
00:22:34

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple’s mystery manufacturing space in Silicon Valley, plus they look at Intel’s 7 nm chip manufacturing conundrum.

Oct 23, 2018
TDO 2018-10-22: Apple event speculation, Tim Cook vs Bloomberg
00:21:08

Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Kelly Guimont to speculate on what else we’ll see at the iPad event (besides iPads), and Apple going toe-to-toe against Bloomberg.

Oct 22, 2018
TDO 2018-10-19: Dave Buys an iPhone XR
00:25:01

John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about why Dave pre-ordered an iPhone XR, plus they discuss their experiences so far with Shortcuts in iOS 12.

Oct 19, 2018
TDO 2018-10-18: Apple's October 30 Media Event
00:20:48

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple’s just announced October 30th media event in New York City, plus they debate which is a better upgrade: iPhone XR or a used iPhone X.

Oct 18, 2018
TDO 2018-10-17: iPhone Pre-orders, 4K TV
00:19:42

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Kelly Guimont to discuss iPhone XR pre-orders and who is lining up, as well as 4K television no longer being a fad.

Oct 17, 2018
TDO 2018-10-16: Mac App Store Developer Problems
00:21:31

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at the frustration some developers are experiencing with Apple’s Mac App Store, plus Jeff and John share how they feel about Apple Watch Series 4 after three weeks.

Oct 16, 2018
Photoshop CC for iPad, Third-party Apple Watch Faces - TMO Daily Observations 2018-10-15
00:26:05

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Adobe’s new Photoshop CC for iPad announcement, plus share their thoughts on third-party watch faces for Apple Watch.

Oct 15, 2018
TDO 2018-10-12: What's New with WiFi Mesh
00:20:57

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at what’s new in the WiFi Mesh market, plus they share their thoughts on whether or not Apple will host an iPad Pro media event in October.

Oct 12, 2018
TDO 2018-10-11: Apple's Maybe Free TV Shows Plan
00:23:18

John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on how Apple will promote its streaming TV content and follow up on yesterday’s subscription TV overload discussion. They also look at competition in the artificial intelligence space with Google’s new Call Screen feature.

Oct 11, 2018
TDO 2018-10-10: China Spy Hacks Again
00:24:45

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to try to sort out Bloomberg’s latest Chinese server spy hack report, plus they dive into the growing problem with subscription streaming TV service overload.

Oct 10, 2018
TDO 2018-10-09: Goodbye Google+
00:28:00

Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to discuss what’s behind Google shutting down its Google+ social network platform, plus they explore a new report saying an iPad Pro with a USB-C port is coming in October.

Oct 09, 2018
TDO 2018-10-08: Deconstructing Bloomberg's Spy Chip Report
00:22:29

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the responses to Bloomberg’s China spy chip report, and what could account for the strong denials from Apple and Amazon. They also look at the state of Siri on the voice assistant’s 7th anniversary.

Oct 08, 2018
TDO 2018-10-05: Managing Your Kid's Online Activity
00:27:32

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their experiences and advice on managing kid’s online activity, plus they look at what they like—and don’t like—about Parental Control and Screen Time.

Oct 05, 2018
TDO 2018-10-04: China's Computer Spying Chips
00:24:26

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explore a report that China snuck spy chips onto servers Apple, Amazon, and U.S. government agencies used, plus they follow up on yesterday’s smartphone emergency alert test.

Oct 04, 2018
TDO 2018-10-03: Tim Cook's Vice Interview
00:21:23

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Tim Cook’s Vice interview, plus they explore John’s new found love for the iPhone XS Max’s giant screen.

Oct 03, 2018
IoT Consumer Protections, Presidential Alert Explained - TMO Daily Observations 2018-10-02
00:26:26

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss state IoT consumer protections, plus reaching public critical mass for demanding change. They also explain the Presidential Alert test that’s happening on Wednesday.

Oct 02, 2018
TDO 2018-10-01: Splitting Up iTunes with Marzipan
00:22:32

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about how Apple could use macOS Mojave’s Marzipan to split iTunes apart, plus they look at some apps that make using your iPhone even better.

Oct 01, 2018
TDO 2018-09-28: Apple's Product Naming Conventions
00:22:02

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at what’s working, and what isn’t, with Apple’s product naming conventions.

Sep 28, 2018
TDO 2018-09-27: HomePod in Hotels
00:23:27

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about HomePod coming to Marriott hotel rooms, plus they explore who will be interested in iOS 12 Shortcuts.

Sep 27, 2018
TDO 2018-09-26: macOS Mojave First Impressions
00:24:44

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their first impressions on macOS Mojave, Apple’s brand new operating system for the Mac.

Sep 26, 2018
TDO 2018-09-25: iPhone XS First Impressions
00:25:20

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk follow up yesterday’s Apple Watch Series 4 first impressions with their thoughts on the new iPhone XS.

Sep 25, 2018
TDO 2018-09-24: Apple Watch Series 4 First Impressions
00:25:49

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about how well the original iPhone’s design is holding up, plus they share their first impressions after a weekend with Apple Watch Series 4.

Sep 24, 2018
TDO 2018-09-21: Amazon Echo and Alexa Product Launch
00:19:23

Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at the new Echo and Alexa products Amazon announced on Thursday.

Sep 21, 2018
TDO 2018-09-20: Apple Watch for Android Phones
00:19:56

Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about whether or not Apple Watch will ever get Android phone support or become a stand alone device. They also have some tips for managing Notification in iOS 12 and watchOS 5.

Sep 20, 2018
TDO 2018-09-19: Apple Watch in Our Culture
00:24:22

John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple Watch is becoming part of our culture, plus they share their thoughts on iOS 12’s Shortcuts feature.

Sep 19, 2018
TDO 2018-09-18: The iOS 12 Tip-esode
00:24:46

Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share some tips on using iOS 12 on your iPhone and iPad.

Sep 18, 2018
TDO 2018-09-17: Apple Watch ECG, iPhone XS eSIM
00:22:02

Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explore the ECG feature in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they explain dual SIM and eSIM in iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

Sep 17, 2018
TDO 2018-09-14: Apple Watch as a Medical Device
00:27:13

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Watch as a medical device, plus they talk about what they pre-ordered from the new iPhone and Apple Watch lineup.

Sep 14, 2018
TDO 2018-09-13: Apple's Intelligent Guardian
00:26:13

John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple Watch as our intelligent guardian, plus they share their thoughts on iPhone XR and what announcements Apple may have later this year.

Sep 13, 2018
TDO 2018-09-12: iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4
00:24:3

Brian Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their reactions to Apple’s iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch Series 4 product announcements.

Sep 12, 2018
TDO 2018-09-11: The iPhone Upgrade Debate
00:23:48

Adma Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why they are—or aren’t—interested in upgrading to Apple’s soon to be announced new iPhone and Apple Watch models.

Sep 11, 2018
TDO 2018-09-10: USB-C iPad Pro
00:25:10

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying Apple is replacing the iPad Pro Lighting port with USB-C, along with the reported names for the new iPhone lineup.

Sep 10, 2018
TDO 2018-09-07: Dave Hamilton & John F Braun
00:22:24

Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun join Jeff Gamet to talk about the origin of the Mac Geek Gab podcast, hosting BBS systems, and Matt Groening TV shows.

Sep 07, 2018
TDO 2018-09-06: Ken Ray from Mac OS Ken and Mission Log
00:28:12

Ken Ray from Mac OS Ken and Mission Log joins Jeff Gamet to look at the changing podcast market, crossing over into new audiences, VR, the Roddenberry Nexus, and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Sep 06, 2018
TDO 2018-09-05: Jean MacDonald and James Dempsey
00:25:17

Jean MacDonald and James Dempsey from The Weekly Review podcast join Jeff Gamet to talk about their show, getting organized, using OmniFocus, Micro.blog, and Star Trek: Voyager.

Sep 05, 2018
TDO 2018-09-04: Jason Snell from Six Colors
00:24:02

Jason Snell from Six Colors and The Incomparable podcast joins Jeff Gamet to talk about the evolution of media from print to online, Jason’s experience in the podcasting world, and the new season of Doctor Who.

Sep 04, 2018
TDO 2018-08-31: Interview with Joel Duggan
00:22:08

Joel Duggan from the Citadel Café podcast joins Jeff Gamet to talk about digital art, comics, his creative process, and Battlestar Galactica.

Aug 31, 2018
TDO 2018-08-30: Virtual Teachers, iOS 12, macOS Mojave
00:21:32

Andrew Orr and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about AI-based virtual teachers in schools, plus some important warnings before upgrading to iOS 12 or macOS Mojave.

Aug 30, 2018
TDO 2018-08-29: Intel's Whiskey Lake Processors
00:19:09

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Intel’s new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake laptop processors, and to explain the new firmware update for the discontinued AirPort Express.

Aug 29, 2018
TDO 2018-08-28: Brian Bumbery Joins Apple Music
00:23:00

Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about Brian Bumbery leaving his own music industry publicity agency to join the Apple Music team, plus they dive into the way personal technology is creating social changes.

Aug 28, 2018
TDO 2018-08-27: iCloud Storage is too Low
00:23:28

Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple’s free 200 GB iCloud storage for two months offer underscores how the standard 5 GB is far too low, plus they look at a new phishing scam Bryan encountered.

Aug 27, 2018
TDO 2018-08-24: Coping with Subscription Apps
00:30:15

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about living with the subscription model for apps, plus they look at how SetApp may have found the right balance for developers and users.

Aug 24, 2018
TDO 2018-08-23: Facebook's iPhone Activity Tracking
00:21:53

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts Facebook using its Onavo VPN app to track iPhone user’s activity, plus they speculate on why Apple killed Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave.

Aug 23, 2018
TDO 2018-08-22: HomePod's Limited Market Share
00:27:01

John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to discuss HomePod’s lack of growth in the smart speaker market, plus they look at Netflix’s plan to cut off Apple from in-app subscription purchases.

Aug 22, 2018
TDO 2018-08-21: New Mac mini Report
00:25:35

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report that Apple is releasing a new Mac mini this fall, plus they look at governments wanting to take control of the internet.

Aug 21, 2018
TDO 2018-08-20: Apple Watch Series 4 Lineup
00:26:01

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at the changes coming to this fall’s Apple Watch lineup, plus they talk about home cloud server options.

Aug 20, 2018
TDO 2018-08-17: September's MacBook Refresh
00:28:51

Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying a new MacBook is coming in September, along with redesigned iPad Pro models. They also have something to say about Twitter shutting down the APIs third-party client apps rely on.

Aug 17, 2018
TDO 2018-08-16: Here Comes In Home 5G Broadband
00:23:03

John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at Verizon’s plans for 5G broadband in our homes and how that may work out.

Aug 16, 2018
TDO 2018-08-15: New Apple Watch Predictions
00:29:26

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what might be coming in the next Apple Watch along with what product announcements may be coming this fall. They also look back at the iMac 20 years after it first shipped.

Aug 15, 2018
TDO 2018-08-14: iOS 12 Developer Beta 7 Problems
00:23:44

Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple’s released—and now pulled—iOS 12 developer beta 7, plus they look at how Google tracks you even when you think they aren’t.

Aug 14, 2018
TDO 2018-08-13: International Left Handed Day
00:21:39

John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share some tips for International Left Handed Day, along with how to photograph the Perseid meteor shower.

Aug 13, 2018
TDO 2018-08-10: The Hackindog Episode
00:22:44

Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s ongoing problems with the 2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro, and Pandora’s plan to improve podcast discoverability. John also inspires Jeff to coin the term “hackindog.”

Aug 10, 2018
TDO 2018-08-09: Apple and Privacy Protection
00:27:43

Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on whether or not Apple is doing enough to protect our privacy, plus they have some first impressions on Anki’s new Vector robot.

Aug 09, 2018
TDO 2018-08-08: Apple Versus Infowars
00:25:10

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple delisting the Infowars podcasts while leaving the app on the App Store, plus they share their thoughts on Apple’s deal for the Pachinko TV series and diversity in programming.

Aug 08, 2018
TDO 2018-08-07: Facebook Wants Your Bank Account Data
00:21:32

John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Facebook asking banks for account information, plus the explore TSMC’s temporary chip production shut down for the WannaCry virus.

Aug 07, 2018
TDO 2018-08-06: Deconstructing the "Apple is Greedy" Argument
00:26:35

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at TechCrunch’s list of reasons why Apple is a greedy company and share their thoughts on whether or not they got it right.

Aug 06, 2018
TDO 2018-08-03: Emotions and Apple's Market Cap
00:22:11

John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about the emotional aspect of Apple’s trillion dollar market cap, and the Lisa Brennan-Jobs memoir about growing up as Steve Jobs’ daughter.

Aug 03, 2018
TDO 2018-08-02: Apple's $1 Trillion Market Cap
00:23:27

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s market cap and explain what it means for the company to reach the US$1 trillion mark.

Aug 02, 2018
TDO 2018-08-01: AAPL Q3 2018 Earnings
00:26:02

John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s 2018 third fiscal quarter earnings, the company’s R&D budget, and the possibility of an Apple personal robot.

Aug 01, 2018
TDO 2018-07-31: Apple Pay Dominance
00:20:13

Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Pay’s projected dominance in contactless payments, plus Andrew explains why he’d like to see NFC in Apple’s HomePod.

Jul 31, 2018
TDO 2018-07-30: Whole Home Listening Concept
00:22:18

Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about Bryan’s vision for whole home listening for voice assistants and why an iPhone in our pocket doesn’t count.

Jul 30, 2018
TDO 2018-07-27: Under the Hood with iPhone Cellular Data
00:27:31

Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to go under the hood with iPhone cellular data management along with uninterrupted power supplies, or UPS, for our computers.

Jul 27, 2018
TDO 2018-07-26: Tim Cook's Leadership Cred
00:27:02

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Tim Cook is perceived as a CEO and leader, plus they share their thoughts on the demise of the Kuri robot.

Jul 26, 2018
TDO 2018-07-25: Core i9 MacBook Pro Fix
00:26:20

Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro and Jeff Gamet dive into Apple’s software fix for the MacBook Pro Core i9 throttling problem, plus Kelly may have figured out Apple’s strategy for drawing us in to its own original TV shows.

Jul 25, 2018
TDO 2018-07-24: Apple Watch Series 4 Feature Wish List
00:24:02

Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they’d like—and expect—to see in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they have a PSA about a just announced Bluetooth security flaw.

Jul 24, 2018
Title: TDO 2018-07-23: New HomePod Features
00:23:03

John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on reported features coming in HomePod OS 12, plus John explains why some people are overreacting to processor throttling in the i9 Touch Bar MacBook Pro.

Jul 23, 2018
TDO 2018-07-20: $100 Chinese iPhone Knock-off
00:20:44

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at a knock-off iPhone from China, plus they discuss app pricing and the issues users have with subscription models.

Jul 20, 2018
TDO 2018-07-19: Siri's Tom Gruber Leaves Apple
00:23:12

Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Siri co-founder Tom Gruber leaving Apple, plus they explain why strong passwords are so important.

Jul 19, 2018