Podcasts

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Maccast

Host: Adam Christianson

Hosted by long-time Mac geek, Adam Christianson, Maccast was one of the first podcasts available for Mac users, and as such has a devoted, loyal following, attracting new listeners regularly by way of its prominent placement in the iTunes Podcast section.  This weekly show covers something for every Mac user out there, including news, tips, reviews, and helpful answers to listeners’ questions, keeping people coming back for more week after week.

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Mac Geek Gab

Host: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

Hosted by The Mac Observer (and BackBeat Media!) co-founder Dave Hamilton and computer guru John F. Braun, Mac Geek Gab caters to Mac users of all skill levels. John and Dave have been coming together weekly for over 12 years to answer listener questions and provide human translation for geeky tidbits. The audience here is strong, loyal, and continues to grow, which accounts for its regular inclusion in the iTunes Featured Technology Podcast listing. 

9to5Mac's Happy Hour

Host: Zac Hall & Benjamin Mayo

9to5Mac is the leading source of breaking news and rumors about all things Apple and each week, Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo discuss the stories behind the stories for you. Just like you don’t want to miss a single post on 9to5, you don’t want to miss a single episode of Happy Hour!

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Mac OS Ken

Host: Ken Ray

With his MacBook in lap and tongue in cheek, Ken Ray brings 12 years of radio experience and 6 years of tech-news work to the Mac and Apple market. If you’ve heard him before you know what to expect: Ken delivers the news of the day, interviews, commentary, and more, all with his own personal brand of dry wit and humor. After one listen you’ll understand why his audience is fanatically loyal, hanging on every word he says. You’ll also understand why you want Ken talking about your products, too!

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SCARED?

Host: Phil Holmes

Everyone has a story. A story of something that has happened to them that they can’t explain. A sound. A feeling. Something. SCARED? Brings you real people with their own real stories. Real scary. ‘SCARED?’ is written, produced and hosted by Phil Holmes, an English Broadcaster having worked in radio for over 25 years. In 2012, Phil won the UK’s highest radio award and he’s also had a lifelong interest in the paranormal. SCARED? will certainly have you scared… and wanting more!

Mission Log

Host: Ken Ray & John Champion

Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek.

Coverville

Host: Brian Ibbott

One of the first successful podcasts, Coverville’s focus is simple: find the best (and worst!) cover versions of people’s favorite songs, and deliver them each week. Having already received accolades from The New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and Spin Magazine, Coverville has become a shining star in the podcast universe. Host Brian Ibbott delivers each show with a very candid, personable style that draws the listener in for more and more. Truly a podcast to be enjoyed by music lovers everywhere.

Apple Context Machine

Host: Bryan Chaffin & Jeff Gamet

This podcast features Mac Observer Managing Editor Jeff Gamet and cofounder Bryan Chaffin as its hosts. Each week they take the hot topics and run them through the TMO Context Machine, giving you the expert perspective on exactly what all this news means to you.  Often irreverent, but never holding back, Jeff and Bryan have a loyal listener base that continues to grow!

MacVoices

Host: Chuck Joiner

Chuck Joiner is a legend among Mac users, Mac user groups, and Apple industry experts. With every show he does, be it MacVoices, MacJury, or MacNotables, Chuck brings in personalities from around the Apple universe to discuss the topics of the day. With his smooth interviewing style, Chuck knows just how to get people into their comfort zone, get them talking, and then he gets out of their way and lets them go, often pulling insights and information out that no one else can. Chuck’s listeners know this and tune in to each show waiting to hear each guest at their very best.

Background Mode

Host: John Martellaro

Join long-time analyst and former Apple employee John Martellaro every week for fascinating interviews with tech industry pros and luminaries. It’s more than a show about what they do; it’s about who they are. With guests ranging from to Jean-Louis Gassée to Kiki Sanford to Rod Roddenberry, John’s interviewing talents bring out the best in everyone that comes on this show.

GigGab for Working Musicians

Host: Paul Kent & Dave Hamilton

GigGab takes the vibe of that conversation that happens back stage bteween sets or after the show and brings it to everyone. Musicians talking shop, the woes and successes of being a weekend warrior, the tips and tricks learned from decades of slogging it out on stages of all sizes. Paul Kent and Dave Hamilton are the perfect pair to bring you exactly the right perspective. With guests like Jan Hammer, Kenny Aronoff, Robert Berry, and more, they combine a working man’s ethic with star power to give you the full story.

The Small Business Show

Host: Shannon Jean & Dave Hamilton

Each week Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean discuss topics related to starting, growing and managing your small business. You’ll find real-world advice from them as well as interviews and tips from other business owners. Listen in and learn from their mistakes, share your successes and generally have a good time talking about small businesses.

Partially Examined Life

Host: Seth Paskin, Wes Always, Dylan Casey, & Mark Linsenmayer

Philosophy, philosophers and philosophical texts. Hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Seth Paskin, Wes Alwan, and Dylan Casey are all recovering philosophy teachers. The format of PEL an informal roundtable discussion, with each episode loosely focused on a short reading that introduces at least one “big” philosophical question, concern or idea. PEL recreates the good old days when these four philosophy teachers would meet up after a seminar to drink beer and talk shop or get some teaching yas out where students couldn’t talk back, yet keeps them far away from the profession they escaped long ago!

EYE Chart Radio

Host: Mike LaPlante

Apple-industry watcher, Mike LaPlante, brings together some of the greatest minds in the tech community to talk about the news of the week. Providing analysis, perspective, and always humor, Mike and his co-hosts and guests always give a unique perspective on the industry.

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The iOS Show

Host: Michael Johnston

iPhoneAlley.com founder Michael Johnston hosts this weekly expert panel of the iPhone/iPad/iDevice world in a roundtable discussion of the week’s news, tips, apps and commentary. Guests have included Steve Wozniak, Adam Christianson, Merlin Mann, Arnold Kim, Craig Hockenberry, and more. This show has become one of the most popular iPhone-related podcasts available. Definitely not to be missed.

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TMO Daily Observations

Host: Jeff Gamet

Produced daily and clocking in at around twenty minutes, Jeff Gamet brings together a daily panel comprised of The Mac Observer’s staff to briefly walk you through the important issues of the day. Always fresh and always engaging, Jeff’s ability to weed through the fluff and highlight the important bits makes this show revered amongst its loyal audience.

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AppleInsider

AppleInsider has been publishing rumors, hot stories, and analysis of the Apple world since 1997. They’ve seen a lot since then, and their audience and traffic reflects that. This high-volume site is routinely first to publish the latest news and scoops, and that makes AI a perfect place to highlight your products and services.

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The Mac Observer

The Mac Observer features daily in-depth Macintosh industry and product news, tips, podcasts, and reviews, with the goal of ensuring that its readership is as thoroughly informed as possible. TMO’s experienced editors and columnists cover news ranging from stock market updates and industry opinion to technology overviews and product reviews, making it a critical resource in understanding the currents of the Mac industry.

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TekRevue

TekRevue launched in April 2013, providing news, hands-on product reviews, and daily tips & tricks from the world of technology, including PC software and hardware, Macs and macOS, mobile, and gaming. TekRevue filters through the noise and provide its readers with a short list of stories each day, making it a place where readers actually read each item presented. Sponsorships and advertisements perform very well in this environment, and we can help you reach this attentive audience!

Cult of Mac

Cult of Mac is a daily news website that follows everything Apple providing timely news, insightful analysis, helpful how-tos and honest reviews. The team is an international squad of Apple experts, blogging around the clock, who have also written for Wired, Scientific American, The Guardian, Fast Company, Playboy, Boing Boing, Popular Mechanics, Mac|Life, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Daily Telegraph, the BBC, MacUser and Macworld. The audience is loyal and sponsorships perform well here.

Low End Mac

Low End Mac is a daily news and information site that features in-depth coverage of Macintosh industry upgrade products for legacy machines. The site maintains daily articles, columns, reviews, editorials, and tips on a wide range of upgrade products and other topics in enhancing older model Apples. Low End Mac is an indespensible resource for anyone keeping their machines technologically current.

PowerPage

Now one of the longest running sites in the Mac community, Jason O’Grady’s PowerPage has been the central hub of Apple laptop users for over a decade. The site offers reliable news, information, and product reviews critical to the Apple laptop and mobile technology user. Expanding from its initial laptop focus to the inclusion of iPods, iPhones and other portable products, PowerPage continues to be an invaluable resource for the Mac user on the go.

Apple Enthusiast

Like a news ticker for the Mac, Apple, and iPhone worlds, Apple Enthusiast provides real time links to current headlines and happenings.  Categorized so that readers can instantly see both new and trending topics, AE is a site where readers will literally sit for hours, watching what’s happening and jumping off to read an article, then come back and watch some more.  Definitely a site full of addicts and news junkies, AE is a perfect place to get your product in front of otherwise hard-to-reach targets.

MacSurfer's Headline News

Publishing daily since 1995, MacSurfer is the home page of the Apple-focused web. Links are categorized and updated throughout the day, making it easy for you to find not only exactly what you’re looking for, but also the trends of the day. MacSurfer’s loyal audience and single-page format make it a perfect place to advertise your products and services.

Apple Investor News

AIN/TIN is the flagship site from the people who also bring you Apple Enthusiast. Scouring the web each day (every second, it seems!) to find the important stories and headlines of the day, AIN delivers, and delivers quickly. Users on this site are intensely loyal, showing an average visit length of over 28 minutes, beating most other sites by a factor of 10. For your up-to-the-minute news about $AAPL — and to find those fans and high-net-worth investors in the stock — look no further than Apple Investor News.