Report says iPhone 7 Getting Curved Screen and Body, Bigger Display

9:29 AM, Mar. 28th, 2016 · · iObserver

Like Weebles, your next iPhone may wobble, but it won't fall down.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks Apple has a major redesign in store for this fall's iPhone 7. He thinks the next iPhone will sport a bigger and rounded display, and that it'll have a rounded glass back, too.

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Curved glass front and back sounds like an interesting design idea that could turn out great, or be a disaster. Considering the design is coming from Apple and not Samsung, there's a chance the design—assuming it's real—will be good.

Apple Asks for Delay in Drug Dealer Phone Case to See if FBI’s Crack Works

6:15 PM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

Apple in Court

Apple has asked for a delay in a New York court involving a drug dealer's iPhone. According to Reuters, Apple filed the request on Thursday arguing that if the FBI has a way to get into the work iPhone of dead terrorist Syed Farook, it may be able to use that method to get into the iPhone of the alleged drug dealer. If so, Apple argued, "it would eliminate the need for Apple's assistance."

iOS 9 and Swift 2 Developer Training Program: $19.99

4:59 PM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

iOS 9 and Swift 2 with iPhone

Check out this developer training program for iOS 9 and Swift 2, Apple's newest coding language for iOS. It features 77 lectures with 15.5 hours of content that will walk you through building a music video app. You'll also learn source control with Git/Github and Xcode integration; learn how to understand the JSON format and use the JSON Editor; learn how to understand the model-view-controller design pattern and best coding practices, and more. Through our deal, you can get this tutorial for $19.99.

Apple Fixes iPad 2 Bricking with new iOS 9.3 Updater

10:02 AM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

New iOS 9.3 updater fixes iPad 2 bricking issue

Apple rolled out an updated version of iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2 Thursday afternoon to address a problem where users couldn't activate their tablet after installing. The revised iOS 9.3 installer is build 13E236.

Want an iPhone SE? There’s Already a Wait

9:43 AM, Mar. 24th, 2016 · · iObserver

iPhone SE ships times start slipping hours after pre-orders start

Apple's new iPhone SE went on sale early this morning, and if you didn't order yours right away you may need to brace yourself for a wait. Ship time are starting to slip for the most popular model—Space Gray, 64GB—which means waits for other colors may not be far behind.