Apple Store Offline Ahead of Apple Watch Preorders

2:54 AM, Apr. 10th, 2015 · · iObserver

The Apple Store is offline in the minutes leading up to the launch of Apple Watch preorders. Apple begins accepting preorders at 12:01 AM PDT, and the company has already said initial demand will exceed availability.

8 Steps to Prepare for Your Apple Watch Purchase Online

3:00 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

There are several things you can do to prepare for your Apple Watch purchase online to ensure a better chance of success. That's especially true if you're competing with everyone else at 12:01 a.m. PDT on April 10th. John Martellaro walks you through the technical preparations to help make sure you get the Apple Watch you want.

iTunes Update Improves Mac Photos Compatibility

2:30 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple released iTunes 12.1.2 on Thursday following Wednesday's release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and the new Photos app for the Mac. Apple's release notes say the iTunes update improves import and syncing support from the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch into Photos.

How to Enable W-iFi Calling on Your iPhone

9:53 AM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

If you're a T-Mobile or Sprint customer, you can take advantage of Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone. The feature is disabled by default, but it's easy to turn on. Read on to learn how.

Apple Watch Sales Online Only During Launch

8:59 AM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

If you're thinking about visiting an Apple Store on April 24 and walking out with an Apple Watch, think again. You can try on Apple's brand new smartwatch, but all sales will be handled online through the company's website.

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Apple either has a seriously limited Apple Watch inventory, or demand is far exceeding expectations. Either way, it looks like getting ahold of one is going to be pretty hard.

Apple Adds new Emojis, More in iOS 8.3 Update

3:07 PM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

Along with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Apple released iOS 8.3 on Wednesday. The release notes for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch update say it includes performance improvements, bug fixes, and a redesigned emoji keyboard—none of which comes as a surprise since the 8.3 update has been available as a public beta.

Apple Watch Early Review Roundup [Update]

10:47 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

With Apple Watch pre-orders starting this Friday, April 10, the early reviews are starting to come in. Overall, the big publications seem to be liking Apple Watch, but it isn't coming across as the coolest-OMG-buy-it-now device ever. TMO rounded up the early reviews for you and it's looking like bridging the gap between tech and fashion isn't the easiest thing for some people to do.

Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack with 3 USB Ports: $39.99

9:30 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack with 3 USB Ports: $39.99

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