Jeff Gamet Recaps Macworld/iWorld 2014 at Estes Park User Group

11:10 AM, Apr. 16th, 2014 · · Reports

Jeff Gamet, The Mac Observer's Managing Editor, will be speaking at the Estes Park Internet Computer User Group on Wednesday, April 16, in Estes Park, Colorado. Jeff will talk about this year's Macworld/iWorld Conference, The cool things he found on the expo floor, what you missed out on if you weren't there, and more.

Mavericks: Use Maps to See Traffic and Alerts

8:25 AM, Apr. 16th, 2014 · · Reports

You can use Mavericks’ cool Maps program for all sorts of things—getting directions, obviously, or checking out 3D views of cities. But one of the features you may not have known about is the ability to see if there’s construction, accidents, or other impediments along your route. We’ve got the scoop on how to do so (and what the symbols mean!) in this Quick Tip.

Analyst: Apple wants $100 iPhone Price Increase

6:07 PM, Apr. 14th, 2014 · · Reports

Apple is reportedly pushing carriers for a US$100 increase in the price it plans to charge for the iPhone 6. Carriers have been resistent to raising the iPhone's price, but will likely succumb and pass on the cost to their customers, according to Jeffries analyst Peter Misek.

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Driving up the iPhone's price by $100 doesn't sound like a smart idea in a market where Apple wants to draw in more smartphone customers instead of driving them to cheaper Android-based products. Jeffries analyst Peter Misek thinks that's what Apple has in store, however, and that it won't have a negative impact on sales. Color us skeptical.

Deutsche Bank Initiates AAPL Coverage with $650 Target Price

11:25 AM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · Reports

Deutsche Bank analyst Sherri Scribner initiated coverage of Apple's stock on Friday with a US$650 target price, saying the company likely has some surprises in store. Apple hasn't released any new products yet in 2014, but company CEO Tim Cook has said that there would be big announcements throughout the year.

Apple Adds Features, Fixes Bugs in iMovie with 10.0.3 Update

6:15 PM, Apr. 10th, 2014 · · Reports

iMovie 10

Apple released iMovie 10.0.3 Thursday, an update that includes several feature improvements, as well as a few bug fixes. The company improved event sorting, added fonts options for titles, made it easier to edit a transition, added cropping and rotating tools, and more.

TMO Forum Poll: Are You Going to WWDC 2014?

11:19 AM, Apr. 8th, 2014 · · Reports

Apple sent out notifications letting developers know on Monday if they can buy tickets for the 2014 Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday after wrapping up the lottery entry. Did you win, and are you going? Head on over to the TMO forums and let us know in today's poll.