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TMO Daily Observations: 2014-10-16

3:31 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Daily Observations Podcast

Apple's October media event gave us OS X Yosemite, Apple Pay, iOS 8.1, new iPads, and new a new iMac. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's announcements, share their thoughts on the new iPad Air 2 and iMac with Retina Display, and offer their take on whether or not we've really entered into the post-PC era.

Apple Introduces iMac with 5K Retina Display

2:31 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple unveiled a new iMac model on Thursday with a 27-inch 5K Retina Display. Phil Schiller, vice president of worldwide marketing, said the new iMac's display is unlike any other for desktop computers, and even called it the "world's highest resolution display."

OS X Yosemite, iWork Available Today as Free Downloads

1:40 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Product News

OS X Yosemite has been available as a public beta for some time, and now it's moving to an official update release available today, October 16. The update for the Mac operating system will be available as a free download and is compatible with computers that are capable of running OS X Mavericks.

CBS Launches Internet Streaming Subscription Service

10:48 AM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

CBS is following HBO's lead and will be launching its own streaming service so viewers can watch its programming without a cable subscription. CBS All Access will give subscribers on demand access to current TV shows and content from CBS's library, and some markets will offer live viewing, too.

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First HBO's announcement, and now CBS. Hopefully this is the beginning of a bigger trend in TV viewing options.

Panera Bread Set to Launch Apple Pay Oct 20

9:52 AM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

The restaurant chain Panera Bread will reportedly start supporting Apple Pay mobile payments from the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Monday, October 20. When iOS 8 was released last month, Apple said its new mobile payment system would go live some time in October, and it's looking more and more like we'll get an official launch date during today's special media event.

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Interest in the iPhone 6's Apple Pay feature seems pretty high. Maybe Apple will be the catalyst that gets mobile payments off the ground in the United States.

TMO’s Apple Media Event Live Coverage

9:20 AM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Link

Apple's "It's been way too long" media event is set to start at 10AM pacific time today, and The Mac Observer will be here bringing you our live blow-by-blow coverage and analysis. Rumors are pointing to new iPads, Apple Pay announcements, and more, so be sure to follow along with our live feed, or check out our Twitter feed for the latest from the event.