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Following lat week's tragic terrorist attacks in Paris government officials are calling again for back doors into our private and encrypted data. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to discuss how those proposed laws will do little to stop criminals and terrorists, plus they also share their thoughts on Wi-Fi calling now that Verizon can start offering the feature to its customers.
Verizon customers will finally be able to take advantage of Wi-Fi calling, just like T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T subscribers do. The carrier received their FCC waiver allowing them to support the feature, which means it'll be coming soon.
Apple opened the door for more comprehensive medical research studies when it introduced ResearchKit for iOS. The trick is finding the apps that let you participate. Turns out Apple has a special App Store page highlighting the apps using the platform for various studies. More apps joined the list recently, so you have several options such as asthma, breast cancer, autism, and more. You can participate for free, and the data you provide could help improve lives.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says iOS and OS X aren't converging into a single operating system even though they share many similar traits. Speaking with Ireland's The Independent, that's not what customers want, and it isn't the experience Apple wants to create.
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A unified operating system for iPhones, iPads, and Macs sounds like a bad idea. We'd end up with a single OS that best serve any device, and that is exactly what Apple wants to avoid.
You don't have to spend a ton of money to get a professional level graphics tablet for your Mac if you have an iPad Pro or iPad Air. You'll need to buy Astropad from the App Store to get started. Watch The Mac Observer's video showing how you can get up and running.
If you have an iPad Pro and a Mac you have the perfect setup for a dual display system. You'll need to buy the Duet Display app to make the magic happen, and the setup is pretty easy. Watch The Mac Observer's how to video to see an iPad Pro serving double duty as a MacBook Pro display.
It's listener comment time on TMO's Daily Observations, so Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to respond to your thoughts on the iPad Pro, the Steve Jobs movie, and Amazon's Seattle book store.
Your days are numbered, Beats Music subscribers. Apple is shutting down the service on November 30th, and current users are being urged to migrate their accounts to Apple Music.
It's been only a day since the iPad Pro was released and already people are forming their opinions on the mega-sized tablet. The Maccast's Adam Christianson joins Jeff Gamet to discuss what they think of the latest addition to the iPad line, and the different use cases they have planned for theirs.
Mozilla finally released Firefox for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday, following through on their announcement from about a year ago. The iOS version of the Web browser supports syncing tabs, book marks, and history with other devices, and includes private browsing support, and includes iPad Pro support, too.