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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

    • Technology
    • 4.1 • 116 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

4.1 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

pattii ,

Ending AGAIN?

I’ve lost count of how many times this show has ended. I’ve followed it from the early days, enduring a revolving door of hosts (some better than others). Hmm…mixed feelings about the future—if there is one. I appreciated that unlike other podcasts where I have to carve out a long hour or more of my life to listen, this was a nice, do-able half hour or less, short byte of Apple News and opinion insights. Ken has done a great job in his stint with the show. Will miss it.

@TheYechGuy ,

Great addition to my day

This show brings me insight and joy thank you so much

Pcunix ,

This becoming one of my top three favorites

I’m so glad Ken Ray is doing this show because he always has a unique take on the events of the day. The show is short and interesting and has become a “don’t miss” habit for me.

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