OS X: 5 Force Touch Extras

9:04 AM, Nov. 13th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

5 ways to use Force Touch on your Mac

Today we're going to talk about Force Touch on the Mac and some interesting (and not obvious) ways you can use it. Want to interact with links, addresses, and phone numbers in Mail? Or see all open windows for an application? Or edit your contacts in a flash? You can do all that and more, and we're here to tell you how.

The Mac Observer Launches a New Podcast: Background Mode

5:45 PM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · · News

Introduction to Background Mode Podcast

The Mac Observer has several legendary podcasts. And now, host John Martellaro has added a fourth, called Background Mode. In this podcast, John will interview notable developers, industry technical professionals, or even other noted authors inside (but occasionally outside) the Apple
community. These are all terrific people that both John and the listeners will be delighted to get to know better,  It's more than a show about what they do; it's about who they are.

ACM 332: Hands On with iPad Pro, Pencil, Smart Keyboard, and Apple Is Doomed (Again)

2:30 PM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · & · Apple Context Machine Podcast


Jeff Gamet and Bryan Chaffin go deep with Apple's new iPad Pro, which Jeff picked up earlier on Wednesday. He also spent some time with Apple Pencil and the new Smart Keyboard. Believe it or not, there was even a new Apple Death Knell this week, and Jeff and Bryan deconstruct the argument that Apple's success hides how much trouble the company is really in.