macOS Sierra Drops Support for Several Mac Models

10:31 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · News

macOS Sierra adds lots of new features, but drops support for several Mac models

Apple unveiled macOS Sierra during the keynote presentation at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, and for the past few years new versions haven't left any Macs behind. That changes with the operating system formerly known and OS X, so read on to see if your Mac is up to snuff.

Does Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Support iOS 10?

10:05 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · News

Apple is dropping some devices for iOS 10 compatibility

Apple loaded up the feature list for iOS 10 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Despite all the cool new stuff we'll be able to do with our iPhone and iPads, the list of compatible devices is still surprisingly long. If you aren't sure if your iOS gear can handle the new version, The Mac Observer has you covered with our definitive list of compatible devices.

MGG 609: Keynote Thoughts and Power Magic

9:01 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · & · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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Fresh out of Apple's keynote and State of the Union talks, Dave and John digest their thoughts together, live for you (or, well, live to tape... not tape but digital... oh, you know what we mean!). Then it's time for some serious followups from the last two episodes. Photos, Watch layouts, Genius Bar tips and more. And maybe, just maybe, John and Dave might have to have a spirited disagreement to celebrate their 11th anniversary! 

iOS 10 Lets you Delete Bundled Apps You Don’t Want

6:45 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · News

When iOS 10 ships my exiled apps folder will be nearly empty

My iPhone has a folder called Rura Penthe where all the built in apps I never use are exiled. When iOS 10 ships that's going to be a very lonely place because we'll finally be able to delete those pre-installed apps we never use, like Stocks, News, and Tips.

Apple Posts Video of WWDC 2016 Keynote

5:30 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · Cool Stuff Found

Apple has posted the entire video of the June 13, 2016 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. Most of the planned updates to Apple's OSes were discussed, watchOS 3, tvOS, the newly named macOS Sierra and iOS 10.  The final versions of these four operating systems will be available to cutomers in the fall. Even though directed towards developers, the video reveals a lot about Apple's near-term strategy and thinking and is fascinating viewing for any Apple fan. It's about 2 hours and 4 minutes long.

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Apple Adds Smart, Interoperable Features to macOS Sierra

4:25 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · Editorial

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Once upon a time, Apple was adding features by leaps and bounds to OS X. Some generally got used and some seemed to fall flat. And some didn't work very well in the early releases. With macOS Sierra, Apple's Craig Federighi is focusing on the really important things users need instead of gadgety features.