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Join Ken Ray each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the iPhone and other Apple stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Ken Ray

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    • 4.5 • 14 Ratings

Join Ken Ray each weekday as he assembles a panel of TMO staffers and contributors to talk through the iPhone and other Apple stories and news of the day. Quick, informative, and entertaining. Make Daily Observations a part of your day!

    But Before We Go...

    But Before We Go...

    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.

    • 24 min
    Anticipating WWDC 2023

    Anticipating WWDC 2023

    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.

    Changes for Developer Betas and Indie Podcasts

    Changes for Developer Betas and Indie Podcasts

    Apple’s making it harder for non-developers to get developer betas of its latest software. TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken with the story. Plus – Ken is worried that changes in Apple Podcasts are reducing independent podcast discoverability. He mixes up the terms “network” and “channels,” though the questions are still sound.

    • 24 min
    Cook, China, and the Latest Round of Updates

    Cook, China, and the Latest Round of Updates

    Travelin’ Tim’s taking his time in China. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to talk over a meeting between China’s commerce minister and Apple’s CEO. Also, Jeff has a look at the lates OS updates from Apple.

    • 23 min
    Mixed Feelings on Apple's MR Headset

    Mixed Feelings on Apple's MR Headset

    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.

    • 25 min
    Spring OS Updates Without a Product Event?

    Spring OS Updates Without a Product Event?

    Word is Apple is getting serious about having people back in the office three days a week. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken puzzle over the report. Plus – Jeff thinks Apple will release its next OS updates next week. So, no spring product thing then?

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

gilesGTD ,

A great way to keep updated on all things Apple

This is a 30 minute daily podcast which is a great way to keep updated on all things Apple - not just the Mac. You get the latest news and developments in the Apple world with some wider context from the tech world. A must listen if you’re an Apple fan

Ban Rua ,

Entertaining and informative

This is a podcast I never miss as it's a great way to keep on top of issues affecting Apple users. Topics are discussed in pretty good depth for a short, daily podcast and the presenters & guests are sincere in their efforts to tease out the key issues of each topic.

Ian Lewis ,

Great, but now too long

An all star line up discussing all things Apple. The panel are informative and look at the news from various perspectives.

I have listened since the start and I now feel for a 'daily' show it has become too long around the 20 minute mark. Advertising is important to support the network but these ads for the size of the episode are also too long in my opinion.

I think the show would benefit from streamlining back to the 10-15 minute bite size episode.

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