The Black Friday Mac Bundle: 10 Apps for $39.99

6:26 PM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Deals

The Black Friday Mac Bundle Promo Image

We have a heckuva deal for you on 10 Mac apps called the Black Friday Mac Bundle. It includes Drive Genius 4, AfterShot Pro 2 , PDFpen 7, Mixtape Pro, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, BusyContacts, Prizmo 3, MotionComposer, Dropzone 3, and DaisyDisk. Those are 10 great apps, and through this bundle you can get them for $39.99. This deal has already proved incredibly popular even before we made it our deal of the day, so get on it.

You Have an iPhone Now - Do As You’re Told

4:45 PM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · Particle Debris

It's the Internet, do as you're told.

More and more, modern technical consumers are appealing to their smartphones for what to do next. How to dress. What to eat. How to think. And we don't even have consumer robots yet to attend to our indecisions. John Martellaro sizes up the situation, and it doesn't look rosy.

How to Check Your Apple Pencil Battery Charge

11:15 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to see Apple Pencil battery charge on your iPad Pro

Apple Pencil is an amazing stylus and great iPad Pro accessory, but it doesn't offer any way to tell how much of a charge is left on its battery. Not a problem, because Apple has an easy way you can monitor your Apple Pencil charge from your iPad. Read on to learn how.

How to See Every Apple TV Video Screensaver

10:23 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · Cool Stuff Found

If you have the fourth generation Apple TV, then you're probably familiar with the arial-shot screensavers showing locations such as San Francisco, London, New York City, and China. They're automatically downloaded to your Apple TV, but resourceful fans figured out where to find their server, and Benjamin Mayo put together a webpage showing all of them in their high resolution glory. If you want to see what all of the new Apple TV screensavers look like this is the place to go.


Federal Appeals Court Shoots Down Samsung in Apple Patent Fight

9:53 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · News

Appeals court gives Samsung a big nope in Apple patent fight

Samsung's appeal for a rehearing over the summary judgement Apple was awarded in their protracted patent infringement fight was denied. With its argument falling on deaf ears, Samsung's next move will most likely take it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Samsung's latest patent infringement appeal was denied. Next stop: Supreme Court.

OS X Mail: Forwarding Multiple Messages

9:04 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to forward multiple messages in OS X Mail

Today's Quick Tip is about forwarding messages in Mail under OS X. If you need to show someone a chain of emails, for example, and you don't want to have to forward them one at a time, then this tip'll make you happy. And you can choose whether to send them all in the body of your message or as attachments! Neato.

Apple Sales in India Top $1 Billion for First Time

8:56 PM, Nov. 19th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple iPhone in India

A billion dollars. Just saying it makes me wax whimsical about the salad days when such an august figure was what we in the business called "a lot of money." The gigantic sums of money earned by the likes of Apple and Google may have jaded us to such figures, but there are innumerable companies that would kill for a billion dollars of business in year.