The Name Your Own Price iOS Designer Bundle

5:39 PM, Dec. 11th, 2014 · · iObserver

The Name Your Own Price iOS Designer Bundle

Did you know our developer bundles are usually the most popular deals on our TMO Deals site? It's true, and we have a Name Your Own Price bundle today designed to help you learn how to design iPS apps. Name Your Own Price deals allow you to literally name your own price. If you pay less than the average on this one, you'll get two of the items below. If you beat the average price, which is currently $10.94, you'll get four courses and hundreds of design assets, including:

  • The Ultimate Collection Of Design Graphics From Creative VIP
  • Assets For Simplifying The Web & Mobile Design Process
  • Freebo Design Asset Bundle
  • Mobile App Design From Scratch: Design Principles & UX
  • iPhone App Interface Design For Beginners
  • Learn Mobile First Web Design Using Bootstrap
  • Build A Cross-Platform Mobile App Using PhoneGap

That's a lot of learning. And remember that 10 percent of your purchase price goes to one of three charities (your choice): Child's Play, World Wildlife Fund, or Creative Commons.

iOS: Save Web Pages to a PDF File Without Using an App

4:55 PM, Dec. 11th, 2014 · · iObserver

One of the features that OS X has but is missing in iOS is the facility to print a document page to PDF. With some limitations, John Martellaro shows you how to print web pages in iOS Safari to a PDF file and drop it into iBooks or some other app.

LTE iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 Come to China

10:54 PM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iObserver

Apple announced late Wednesday evening that the LTE-capable versions of its iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will launch in China this week. The WiFi plus cellular data versions of the company's latest tablets have been available in the United States in October, but couldn't roll out in China's government gave its official approval.

Is the U.S. Ready for Cuddle Finder Apps in the App Store?

5:45 PM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iObserver

Ready to take your social interaction from your iPhone screen and into the real world? There's an app for that. Or, a few, actually. The latest focus on cuddling instead of dating or casual sexual hookups, and their success depends on whether or not users see them as legit tools for connecting with other people, or as just another thinly veiled dating service.

7 Great Christmas Apps for Your iPad and iPhone

5:15 PM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iObserver

7 Great IOS apps for Christmas

There are lots of fun things to do at Christmas. Celebrate, do a countdown timer, read about Charlie Brown's Christmas, track Santa's progress in flight and bake cookies, to name a few. John Martellaro has put together a nice collection of iOS apps to help you get organized, celebrate and eat!

iPod Antitrust Lawsuit Finds a New Plaintiff

10:42 AM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iObserver

The class action lawsuit alleging Apple used monopoly power to block competitors from getting into the mobile music market is back on track with a new plaintiff. After Apple showed the previous three plaintiffs hadn't purchased iPods during the time frame specified in the lawsuit, attorneys scrambled to find a replacement, and that turned out to be a 65 year old ice dancer from Boston.

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Apple wants to win this case on merits, not technicalities. Depending on the outcome of the trial next week, we'll know if that was a smart move.

Apple and IBM Roll Out MobileFirst Apps for iPhone, iPad

9:06 AM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iObserver

Apple and IBM launched the first round of IBM MobileFirst apps for the iPhone and iPad on Wednesday. The apps are part of the business collaboration between the two companies to help push iOS solutions deeper into the enterprise market.

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Apple and IBM are in a strong position to be able to own the enterprise-level mobile device market, and it's clear that's exactly what they want to do. Good luck competing with that, Microsoft.

The 10ft MFi-Certified iOS Lightning Cable: $18.99

7:20 PM, Dec. 9th, 2014 · · iObserver

The 10ft MFi-Certified iOS Lightning Cable: $18.99

With the holidays nigh, many of us will have new iOS devices in the house. If so, you may need new Lightning cables, too, and we have a deal on an Apple MFi-certified 10-foot Lightning cable. It's $18.99. It retails for $40, which is still inexpensive for a Lightning cable that long.

Judge in iPod Antitrust Case: Find a New Plaintiff

9:16 AM, Dec. 9th, 2014 · · iObserver

The years-old antitrust class action lawsuit alleging Apple intentionally locked competitors out of the iPod to control the portable media player market will continue, at least for now. U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzales ruled the final plaintiff in the case hadn't purchased an iPod during the necessary time frame, then gave attorneys until Tuesday to find new plaintiffs.

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Considering how much time attorneys had to find solid plaintiffs for their case, you'd think they could've done better than putting someone on the stand with an iPod bought with the legal firm's credit card. They'll most likely find replacement plaintiffs in time for the case to move forward, but you can bet Apple will look at each purchase closely to make sure they're legit.