iOS Coding Mastery Bundle: $39

4:37 PM, May. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

iOS Coding Mastery Bundle Promo Image

We have a new developer training bundle for you called iOS Coding Mastery Bundle. It has seven courses from Bitfountain that cover iOS 9, design, layout, Core Data, Swift, the App Store, and a course that walks you through creating an app. It has hundreds of lessons and more than 104 hours of content. You can get this package through us for $39.

How Apple Got Ready For an iPhone With an OLED Display

5:30 PM, May. 24th, 2016 · · iObserver

Apple, OLEDs and Future iPhones

It took some time. Apple wasn't always happy with the technology of OLED displays. Now, Apple has had the advantage of learning how to put an OLED display into production in the Apple Watch.  That technology won't be far behind in the future iPhones.

iOS: Saving Images Out of Messages Conversations

9:10 AM, May. 19th, 2016 · · iObserver

Save images from Messages on iOS

If you want to find a file or a picture that someone sent you in Messages under iOS, there's no need to scroll and scroll. You can access all of the attachments sent within a conversation in one place, and it's easy as pie! The details are here in this Quick Tip.

Twelve South TimePorter for Apple Watch Requires Too Much Fussing

5:15 PM, May. 18th, 2016 · · iObserver

Twelve South TimePorter review

The Twelve South TimePorter is a combination travel case for Apple Watch accessories and stand. It looks and carries like an eyeglass case.  It's nicely made, and the concept is good. Unfortunately, as John Martellaro found out, it requires too much fussing to be considered a great product.

Encrypted VOIP Calls with 1 Year Subscription to KeepSolid Disposable Phone Lines: $99

4:53 PM, May. 18th, 2016 · · iObserver

KeepSolid Disposable Phone Lines

We have a deal for you today on KeepSolid Disposable Phone Lines, an encrypted voice-over-IP (VOIP) service that essentially gives you disposable lines from which to make calls. With the package we're offering, you’ll receive up to 3 total private USA or Canadian phone numbers with unlimited SMS, and unlimited calls (US lines only). Our deal is for a 1-year subscription at 75 percent off, or $99. Check out the deal listing for more details.

Apple Engineers make a House Call for iTunes Bug

9:48 AM, May. 18th, 2016 · · iObserver

iTunes Music Bug Victim gets Personal Visit from Apple

The guy that got the interent in a tizzy over iTunes deleting his personal music library has a follow up: Apple's engineers paid him a personal visit to troubleshoot the problem. What they discovered was the lost music wasn't user error, there's a hard to track bug in iTunes, and Amber, the phone support representative he originally spoke with didn't know what she was talking about.

Foxconn gets to Work Early on Complicated iPhone 7

11:00 AM, May. 17th, 2016 · · iObserver

Foxconn hiring early for iPhone 7 production

Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn is ramping up earlier than usual for the next wave of iPhone production, and it looks like device assembly is going to be even more complicated. Workers reportedly need more training to put the smartphone's components together, so hiring started early to meet Apple's expected September launch window.