Misfit gets its Fashion on with Ray Fitness Tracker

4:41 PM, Jan. 5th, 2016 · · Conferences

The Misfit Ray fitness tracker

LAS VEGAS - Misfit is expanding its fitness tracker line again, but instead of a design that replaces your current watch, the new Ray looks like an extra piece of jewelry. Misfit introduced the Ray at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and it looks decidedly different from other fitness trackers on the market.

On Location: TMO at CES 2016

9:59 AM, Jan. 4th, 2016 · · Conferences

The Mac Observer at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS - CES 2016 is about to kick off in Las Vegas, and The Mac Observer is on location to check out the latest computer, mobile, entertainment, and tech gear. We'll have coverage all week from our on-site team, and our TMO Daily Observations podcast will have daily updates for you, too.

Apple Updates GarageBand for Mac and iPhone: New Drummers, Apple Music Connect, Force Touch

6:42 PM, Jun. 30th, 2015 · · Conferences

GarageBand Icons

Apple released GarageBand 10.1 for OS X Yosemite on Tuesday, as well as GarageBand 2.0.7 for iOS 8. Both updates add support for Apple Music Connect, allowing artists to upload content directly to Connect. The Mac version also adds ten new drummers, new patches, 1,000 new Apple Loops, support for Force Touch trackpad (which is currently only available on Apple's new MacBook), and more.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-12: Apple’s Relentless March Forward, iOS 9’s Sex Tracking

1:31 PM, Jun. 12th, 2015 · · Conferences

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Apple has a long history of leaving technology behind as it moves forward into the next new thing. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's relentless march forward and why that's a good thing for the company even if it upsets some customers. They also offer up their thoughts on the new sex-related tracking features in iOS 9's Health app.

ACM 310: WWDC 2015’s Big Announcments

10:30 PM, Jun. 10th, 2015 · & · Conferences

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It's Worldwide Developer Conference week, and Apple announced a lot for OS X, iOS, and Apple Watch. Jeff and Bryan have plenty to say about Apple's Proactive Assistant for Siri, Metal and OS X El Capitan, Spotlight improvements, Swift 2 going open source, and more.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-10: Why OS X El Capitan’s Metal Matters

1:36 PM, Jun. 10th, 2015 · · Conferences

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One of the big features in OS X El Capitan that average Mac users might miss is Metal. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to explain what Metal is, how it will improve overall performance on your Mac, and why this is a big deal for developers. They also take a look at how they're using Apple Watch after having one on their wrists for a few weeks, and talk about how Apple's smartwatch fits into their daily routines.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-09: Apple Music, Swift Goes Open Source

1:03 PM, Jun. 9th, 2015 · · Conferences

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There's still plenty to talk about from yesterday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Today John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Music and the streaming music market, as well as the news that Apple's Swift programming language is going open source.