Revogi Smart Bluetooth LED Bulb: $29.99

5:26 PM, Feb. 29th, 2016 · · iObserver

Revogi Smart Bluetooth LED Bulb with Apple Watch

We have a deal today on the Revogi Smart Bluetooth LED bulb, a multi-hued LED bulb you can control from your iPhone, Apple Watch, and some Android devices. You can control timers, brightness, 16 million colors, preset scenes, on up to 10 bulbs from the app. You can get it through us for $29.99, a third off retail.

FBI Director Comey Admits Apple Case Could Set Precedent

6:02 PM, Feb. 26th, 2016 · · iObserver

FBI Director James Comey

FBI Director James Comey acknowledged during a House hearing on Thursday that a court order forcing Apple to create software that bypasses security measures in iOS could establish a precedent. This, despite claims from the get-go that the court order was about one device and once device only.

Three Old Constitutional Arguments Apply Equally Well to Apple’s iPhone and the FBI

5:31 PM, Feb. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

If you love the constitution, the right to privacy, and America, you should support Apple against the government's push to destroy your civil liberties. Three tried and true Constitutional arguments against eroding our civil liberties apply to this case just as they have to many other civil liberty struggles of the past. John Kheit explains.

FBI Wants into our iPhones, so Apple is Making Them More Secure

9:41 AM, Feb. 25th, 2016 · · iObserver

Apple working to make iOS, iCloud even more secure

Apple is already working on new ways to improve iPhone and iCloud encryption that would make government demands for tools to hack into our personal data worthless. Currently, the FBI is trying to force Apple to create a passcode hackable version of iOS, and that very likely was the incentive to accelerate security improvement efforts.

Reuters Poll Finds More People Support Apple in Fight Against FBI

10:02 PM, Feb. 24th, 2016 · · iObserver

Reuters/Ipsos Graph

Reuters released Wednesday the results of a poll that found more people—just less than half—supported Apple in its decision to fight a government order to create a backdoor in iOS. Those results contrast sharply to a Pew poll released earlier in the week that found a majority of people wanted Apple to do the government's bidding. The differences in those results come down in part to the way the questions were phrased.

Why Tim Cook Has Declined to Reveal Apple Watch Sales is Now Clear

4:40 PM, Feb. 24th, 2016 · · iObserver

Cook's Apple Watch Strategy

Even before the Apple Watch first shipped, Apple's CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple Watch quarterly sales would not be broken out for financial analysts. At first that seemed overly defensive by Apple and worrisome to observers, but in time, we've seen how clever a strategy it has been. John explains why.

iKlips iOS 32GB Flash Drive: $65

4:25 PM, Feb. 24th, 2016 · · iObserver

iKlips iOS 32GB Flash Drive

Check out the iKlips iOS Flash Drive, a flash drive with a Lightning port on one end and a USB port on the other. With a controlling app for iOS, you can use to transfer files between iOS devices or between your Mac/PC and your iOS device. We have a deal on a 32GB model for $65.