Apple Watch Lands FCC Approval ahead of April Launch

10:45 AM, Mar. 18th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple's webpage for the soon to ship Apple Watch has dropped wording about requiring FCC approval, which means the company is good to go for April 10 pre-orders and April 24 in-store sales.

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Not that there was any real concern Apple Watch wouldn't get its FCC approval, but it's still nice to see that out of the way.

98% Off iOS and Xcode Developer Training

4:44 PM, Mar. 17th, 2015 · · iObserver

98% Off iOS and Xcode Developer Training

We have a great deal on the iOS & Xcode Developer Training course: it's a lifetime subscription for $99—98 percent off retail. It has more than 720 video levtures on iOS languages Swift, Objective-C, and more. And more courses are added every month. With more than 65 hours of content, you can learn from beginner levels to advanced levels, and stay up to date.

How Long Will the Apple Watch Retain its Value?

3:15 PM, Mar. 17th, 2015 · · iObserver

For decades, Apple customers have been spending a little bit more on their Apple products because of the industrial design, and quality. Plus, there's the notion that owning the best is a good thing in terms of customer satisfaction and pride of ownership. Does the Apple Watch seek to break that mold? John Martellaro doesn't think so.

iBOLT’s iPro2 is a Great Car Docking Station for Modern iPhones

12:40 PM, Mar. 17th, 2015 · · iObserver

iBOLT iPro2 Car Dock

iBOLT has released a new car dock for iPhones (5 thru 6 Plus) called the iPro2. Many people will find that it is the perfect dock for their needs. iBOLT seems to have thought of everything, even including an integrated Lightning connector. It even works with an iPhone in a heavy duty protective case.

Apple Watch Pre-orders: What You Need to Know [Update]

10:39 AM, Mar. 16th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple Watch will be in stores on April 10 so you can try one on before pre-ordering, which is great because this is exactly the sort of thing you should see first. You'll also need to be prepared before visiting your local Apple Store so you don't have to deal with any unexpected surprises when you arrive. Read on to learn what you need to know before trying on an Apple Watch.

Pyle Health Thermometer Works with Free iOS App

12:25 PM, Mar. 13th, 2015 · · iObserver

Pyle Audio Pyle Health Thermometer

Pyle Audio has released a digital thermometer that works with iOS devices. It allows users to take a temperature in seconds without difficulty for the user or trauma to the patient. The free IOS app keeps a log of each patient's history. There are no moving parts that a child could remove. Amazon's price is very good, and Nancy recommends it.

Apple’s iOS 8.3 Beta goes Public for the First Time

9:55 AM, Mar. 13th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple has been offering public betas of OS X Yosemite for months, and now the company has added iOS 8 to its public beta program for the first time. The iPhone and iPad maker is now offering iOS 8.3 beta to some of its OS X public beta list, giving them a chance to work with the pre-release version of the mobile operating system ahead of its official launch.

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Getting to try out iOS 8.3 as a public beta is pretty cool, but don't forget it's still a pre-release version. Some features may be broken, and there's always the chance you could lose important data, so be sure to have a good backup before jumping into the beta program.