Need a Case for iPad Pro? UAG Has Thought of Everything

5:00 PM, Dec. 10th, 2015 · · iObserver

UAG Composite case for iPad Pro

The Apple iPad Pro is a larger iPad than most users are accustomed to and, therefore, requires special handling. Any case for it should fit in with the intended use and be compatible with Apple's Apple Smart Keyboard and pencil. This iPad's extra weight and size make drop protection critical. John Martellaro reviews the Urban Armor Gear Composite Case for the iPad Pro to see how it measures up.

Mackie Master Fader v4 Adds Split View & Real Time Analyzer to iPad-Controlled Mixers

10:00 PM, Dec. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

Mackie Wednesday released Master Fader version 4, the app used to control their DL-series iPhone- and iPad-controlled mixers. The update adds a slew of new features including real-time analyzers on all outputs, the ability to copy and paste channel settings, split view support for compatible iPads, iPad Pro support, an enhanced iPhone UI and much more. Additionally, version 4 now consolidates the My Fader and Master Fader functionality into one app, making updates easier for people using both iPhones and iPads.

Apple Reportedly Shelves Plans for Streaming TV Subscription Service

4:27 PM, Dec. 9th, 2015 · · iObserver

CBS CEO Les Moonves on an

You know those rumors we've been hearing for years? The one about Apple working on a streaming TV service that would let people drop their cable service like a bad habit? Apple is shelving those plans, according to Bloomberg, who cited TV executives, including CBS CEO Les Moonves.

ZUS Smart Car Charger and Locator: $29.99

6:23 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

ZUS Smart Car Charger and Locator

Check out the ZUS, a smart car charger for your iOS or Android device that serves double duty as a locator for your car.  The device's circuitry can charge your iPhone up to two times faster than other chargers, which is cool in and of itself. But then with a free companion app, it becomes a beacon you can use to find your car. Check out the deal listing for more details, including a video showing the device and app in use.

watchOS 2.1 Released with Support for More Languages

4:46 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

watchOS 2.1 includes new language support, Calendar fixes, and more

Along with iOS 9.1, Apple released watchOS 2.1 on Tuesday. The update for Apple's smartwatch included support for several more language localizations, along with support for right-to-left user interfaces.

How I’d Like to See the Apple TV Evolve

3:45 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

Evolution of the Apple TV

There is the Apple ecosphere and there is the 4K UHD ecosphere. That creates tension. Right now, for technical reasons, it was fairly reasonable for the 4th generation Apple TV to dispense with 4K UHD support, but that will change in the next two years. Here are my best wishes for how Apple handles the transition.

Apple TV Update Adds Siri Music Search Support [UPDATED]

1:47 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

tvOS 9.1 lets you search Apple Music on your Apple TV

Apple released tvOS 9.1 for the fourth generation Apple TV on Tuesday, finally bringing Siri search support for Apple Music. The feature was promised with the new Apple TV model, but wasn't included when it was released in October.

Apple Releases iOS 9.2 with New Features in Apple Music, News, and Mail

1:29 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · iObserver

Apple released iOS 9.2 Tuesday, and update that brings new features to Apple Music, News, and Mail. The executive summary version is that Apple improved playlist creation, saving songs for offline listening, and classical music browsing in Apple Music; News gets a Top Stories section, and Mail Drop is being added to Mail for sending large files.