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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.
Science is cool, space is cool, and LEGO is cool, too. Put all three together and you get frakking awesome. That's exactly how to describe the Apollo 11 Saturn V LEGO Ideas proposal. It's a 1 meter tall 1:110 scale model of the rocket that first landed men on the Moon, and it's loaded with great details. The model splits apart into each rocket stage, includes the Eagle Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and Columbia Command Module, and minifig astronauts ready to explore the lunar surface. Like all Ideas proposals, the Apollo 11 kit needs 10,000 votes before it goes through review for potential selection. It's at 8,100 right now, so get over to the LEGO Ideas site and cast your vote.
Apple may be planning on giving PayPal and Square a run for their money. The iPhone and iPad maker is reportedly working on deals with banks so Apple Pay users can make person-to-person payments.
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Adding personal payment support to Apple Pay would be a pretty big move. It's almost like Apple wants to make cash obsolete.
You can navigate your fourth generation Apple TV with taps instead of swipes, which can be more precise than zipping your thumb around your Siri Remote. Check out The Mac Observer's video to learn how.
iPad Pro pre-orders started this morning with deliveries arriving on Friday, or you can go to an Apple Store and buy one today. Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the iPad Pro launch, and to look at the latest malware app that made it onto Apple's App Store.