Apple Fixes Music Library DRM Issue in iTunes 12.2.1 Update

3:37 PM, Jul. 13th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple fixes Apple Music DRM issue, iTunes munged library meta data still a problem

iTunes users who were surprised to find some of their personal music incorrectly tagged with DRM copy protection can breathe a sigh of relief because iTunes 12.2.1 is out, and it fixes the problem. The issue cropped up for some iTunes Match users after signing up for Apple Music and helped feed into the confusion over whether or not Apple was adding copy protection to all of the music in our personal libraries.

Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable: $24.99

1:46 PM, Jul. 13th, 2015 · · iObserver

Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable

Ever lose a Lightning cable to a pet or some other other mishap? Check out our deal on the Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable. This beast is wrapped twice in industrial-grade, flexible steel, and it packs permanently-sealed USB and Lightning connectors. It also has one-piece housing fused directly over the cable to keep the connectors in place, and it's backed by a limited lifetime warranty. Pretty cool, right? Through our deal, you can get it for $24.99.

Apple Watch Is Missing Killer Functionality We Don’t Know We Need

6:30 PM, Jul. 10th, 2015 · · iObserver

Three Apple Watches

All the hubbub over declining Apple Watch sales has helped Bryan Chaffin realize that this device—as good as it is—is missing the kind of killer functionality that has been a hallmark of every successful Apple product. It's needs that one thing we didn't know we needed until we had it.

Free iOS Game Developer Course

3:55 PM, Jul. 10th, 2015 · · iObserver

Game on iPad

We have a great deal for would-be developers, an 8 week game development course. And it's free. With this course you will learn Objective-C, Xcode, and SpriteBuilder by cloning Flappy Bird, Game of Life, and Angry Birds. You will also create and finish your own iPhone game using 17,000 free art assets. And the whole thing is free through us. Check out the details on the deal page.

5 Must Have iPhone Apps for San Diego Comic Con

10:36 AM, Jul. 10th, 2015 · · iObserver

San Diego Comic Con on the iPhone 6

Staying on top of everything at San Diego Comic Con can be overwhelming, so The Mac Observer put together our list of must-have iPhone and iPad apps to get you through the week. Read on to see which apps will make your Comic Con experience easier and more fun.

How to Download iOS 9 and El Capitan Public Betas

6:14 PM, Jul. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

iOS 9 Beta Software on iPad and iPhone

Apple launched a public beta program for iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Thursday. Announced during June's World Wide Developer Conference, the public beta allows we, the people, to test drive iOS 9 and El Capitan so that Apple can see how they are working in real world circumstances.

iCracked iPhone 6 DIY Screen Repair Kit (White): $114.99

4:49 PM, Jul. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

Check out this do-it-yourself white iPhone 6 screen repair kit from iCracked. It has the tools, materials, and instructions needed to replace a broken screen. It retails for $180, but through our deal you can get it for $114.99. Please note that replacing your own screen is likely to void your iPhone's warranty. Proceed with caution and vheck out the deal listing for details.

Apple Seeds 3rd Developer Release for iOS 9, El Capitan, watch OS 2

3:22 PM, Jul. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

4 x 4 Grid in Folders on iPad for iOS 9 Beta 3

Apple on Wednesday seeded the third developer releases of iOS 9 (build 13A4293f), OS X 10.12 El Capitan (build 15A216g), and watch OS 2 (build 13S5293e). The new releases include a new two-factor authentication system for iOS 9 and El Capitan, the News app and Apple Music in iOS 9. Release notes for this watch OS 2 version have not been published.