The Fantastic Photography Training Bundle for $49

4:19 PM, Aug. 15th, 2014 ·

The Fantastic Photography Training Bundle for $49

I know we have a ton of photographers in the TMO community, and today's deal is aimed at them. It's called the Fantastic Photography Bundle with seven in-depth photography training courses and 48 hours of instruction. The courses are, EasyDSLR Digital Photography Course: Advanced, Learn To Creating Stunning HDR Photos, iPhone Photography Secrets, The Art of Black and White Photography, Portrait Photography With Simple Gear, The Art of Travel Photography, and Photo Restoration with Photoshop Tutorial. Those area all killer training course, and they retail for $401. Through our deal, you can get the whole bundle for $49.

TMO Daily Observations: 2014-08-15

2:09 PM, Aug. 15th, 2014 ·

{primary_category}

Push notifications are making the move from our smartphones to our desktops, or at least to our Web browsers. Roost co-founder Burton Miller joins Jeff Gamet to explain how push notifications are already available on your Mac, the standard that will bring them to browsers on other platforms, why Web and app notifications matter, and more.

Leaked Photos Show Finished and Working iPhone 6

9:46 AM, Aug. 15th, 2014 ·

With Apple's rumored iPhone 6 media event less than a month away, leaked photos showing what appears to be the next version of the company's smartphone are finally surfacing. The pics include shots of the device's screen and seem to confirm the new model will be bigger than the 4-inch iPhone 5S.

The Mac Observer Spin The Mac Observer Spin is how we show you what our authors think about a news story at quick glance. Read More →

It's just about the right time for photos of completed iPhone 6 models to appear. Assuming they're legit, the new iPhone will be much taller and wider than the iPhone 5S.

OS X: Moving Bookmarks between Web Browsers

8:50 AM, Aug. 15th, 2014 ·

Have you ever wondered how you could get your Safari bookmarks into Firefox and Chrome (or vice versa)? Well, that's the subject of today's Quick Tip, so wonder no more! Or wonder no more after you come in and read the article, anyway.

Dr. Bott Going Out of Business, Liquidating Inventory

8:48 PM, Aug. 14th, 2014 ·

Dr. Bott Booth

It's a sad day for the Mac world, as Dr. Bott LLC announced on Thursday that the company is shutting its doors and liquidating its inventory. Dr. Bott is a reseller that specialized in distributing Mac and iPhone accessories companies in addition to selling some of its own products.

Apple Officially Bans Two Toxic Chemicals from Manufacturing

8:10 PM, Aug. 14th, 2014 ·

Apple Promo Pic

Apple announced on Thursday that it is officially banning two toxic chemicals from use by its manufacturing partners around the world. Apple said that an investigation of 22 of its final assembly facilities that collectively employ nearly half a million people found no widespread use of benzene or n-hexane, but that it was "expressly prohibiting" its use anyway.

The Mac Observer Spin The Mac Observer Spin is how we show you what our authors think about a news story at quick glance. Read More →

Banning these two chemicals is an important step towards protecting workers. The idea of someone getting nerve damage so that my iPad or iPhone can look great when I first open the box is a non-starter.

Last Chance for Lifetime of Adobe Training (Ends August 15th)

5:48 PM, Aug. 14th, 2014 ·

Last Chance for Lifetime of Adobe Training (Ends August 15th)

There's just one more day left on our deal for Lifetime Access To Over 5,000 Adobe Training Videos, which ends on Friday, August 15th. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Premier...Adobe's powerful applications are de rigueur throughout much of the professional world. Learning how to use them, let alone learning how to make the most of them, has a steep learning curve, and Adobe likes to rewrite its own UI rules with each new version. Thanks to our friends at StackSocial, you can get lifetime access to more than 5,00 Adobe-Authorized training videos for just $79. That level of pass is usually $500, so if you're looking for the training, get on it.