ChargeIt! Dual-Output Car Charger: $22.95

5:51 PM EDT, Oct. 1st, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

ChargeIt! Dual-Output Car Charger

Check out the ChargeIt! Dual-Output Car Charger, a car charger with two USB ports. But it also has a built in Lightning cable you can plug directly into your device. Through our deal you can get it for more than a third off at $22.95.

James Bell, Former Boeing CFO, Joins Apple Board of Directors

11:17 AM EDT, Oct. 1st, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

James Bell joins Apple's board of directors

Former Boing CFO James Bell has joined Apple's board of directors, filling the vacancy left by Mickey Drexler earlier this year. Mr. Bell worked for Boeing for 38 years, and at one point served as interim CEO.

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Apple's board is complete again, and now with a little more diversity. Welcome to Tim Cook's Apple.

iFixit’s Apple TV Tear Down Screwed Developers

9:35 AM EDT, Oct. 1st, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Analysis

iFixit screwed developers with its early Apple TV tear down

Apple rarely gives developers early access to unreleased products, and iFixit may have ruined that for everyone. iFixit is known for their detailed tear downs for new devices, and the company found itself on Apple's bad side after taking apart an early access Apple TV developer kit and posting what's inside on its website.

ACM 326: iPhone Sizes, Content Blockers, Streaming Music Cut

10:30 PM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin and Adam Christianson · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Podcast

Adam Christianson joins Bryan Chaffin to discuss why he's happy he downsized to the iPhone 6s, content blockers and ad-blocking, and Apple's in-app purchase cut when it comes to streaming music. Plus, Adam commits—with all of you as witness—to only using the iPad Pro instead of his laptop when he leaves his office to work. Check it out!

TwistedWave Audio Editor: $15

5:15 PM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

TwistedWave Audio Editor on MacBook

We have a deal on an audio recorder and editor for your Mac called TwistedWave. You might remember Mark Greentree's review of the iOS version for TMO in 2012 where it got 4 stars. TwistedWave supports a huge amount of file formats, including WAV, AIFF, CAF, MP2, MP3, Mpeg4/AAC, ALAC, FLAC, Ogg/Vorbis, WavPack, Wave64, AU, SD2, and WMA. it can detect silence, supports batch processing of multiple files, change pitch, multichannel editing, has mastering features, and much more. It's priced at $80, but you can get it for $15 through our deal.

Apple Unleashes OS X El Capitan: What to Do Now

1:50 PM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · John Martellaro · News

El Capitan is out-how to be ready

Apple has unleashed its next version of OS X for the Macintosh, named El Capitan. In this release, Apple has officially focused on the user experience and performance, but this new version will have traditional attention to stability and security. Here's a rundown of how to to be properly ready before you pull the trigger. 

Apple Music Launches in China for $1.57 Per Month

1:32 PM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Product News

Apple Music in China

Apple announced on Wednesday it was launching Apple Music, iTunes Movies, and iBooks in China, a significant expansion in digital media in the world's largest market. Apple Music in China will be priced well below the U.S. price, at just 10 CNY, or $1.57 per month. Apple Music will also offer the same 90 day free trial offered in other markets.

How to Share Live Photos With Everyone (spoiler: Animated GIFs)

9:05 AM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

Taking a Live Photo is pretty neat, and as long as you can iMessage someone running iOS 9, they can share in that neatness. If you want to share with other people, or even your Mac, you'll need an alternate solution. Kelly shows the easiest way to share out that amazing Live Photo for all the world to see, regardless of device.

How to View Live Photos in iOS 9

8:30 AM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

iPhone with large camera lens

Live Photos are one of the new features of the iPhone 6s and 6s+. They're neat, but how do you show them off? Kelly has the scoop on how to send them to other Apple users, who can see them, and how to make them available to everyone else.

Apple Music - Guided Tour: Apple Music Playlists (Video)

8:00 AM EDT, Sep. 30th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

With Apple Music trial periods beginning to expire, the company has posted a series of videos on YouTube that offer guided tours to many features on the service. Below we have Guided Tour: Apple Music Playlists. It walks you through how to navigate playlists on the streaming service and breaks down the different types offered (Apple Editor Playlists, Activity Playlists, Curated Playlists). All of the icons and other features are explained, too.

iOS 9 and Swift Adventure Bundle: $39

6:02 PM EDT, Sep. 29th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Rick and Jenna's iOS 9 Adventure Course

Check out this developer tutorial deal called the iOS 9 and Swift Adventure Bundle. It includes Rick and Jenna's iOS 9 Adventure Course and Swift: Learn Apple's Programming Language. Together these two courses feature 400 lectures and 36 hours of video content. Through our deal you can get this bundle for $39.

Win an Apple Watch or iPhone 6s from Macphun and Friends

3:58 PM EDT, Sep. 29th, 2015 · Dave Hamilton · Weekly Sponsorship

Our friends at Macphun are sponsoring TMO this week ... and offering all of you a chance to win one of two Apple Watches or a brand new iPhone 6s! The folks at MacPhun have made entering this contest super simple. Just visit their contest page, enter your name, your email, your country and whether you use a Mac or a PC (you have to pick just one, you cross-platform-using ninjas!) and that's it, you're entered.

Dr. Mac’s First Look at the iPhone 6s

1:25 PM EDT, Sep. 29th, 2015 · Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants and Raves

Dr. Mac got an iPhone 6s last Friday; his initial impressions are in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode 143, a delightful little ditty he likes to call, "Dr. Mac's First Look at the iPhone 6s." It wasn't all wine and roses (Spoiler alert: He thinks the Rose Gold looks too pink). But after a rocky start, the Doc is pretty happy with his newest gadget.  

How to Prepare for Tomorrow’s OS X El Capitan Release

10:13 AM EDT, Sep. 29th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Link

OS X El Capitan upgrade tips

OS X El Capitan is coming tomorrow, so if you're planning on updating your Mac right away it's best to be prepared. TMO's Melissa Holt has you covered with her list of what you need to do to make your upgrade go as smoothly as possible—and to make sure you have what you need should it go disastrously wrong.