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Xebec Tri-Screen Turns Your Laptop Into a Portable Workstation With Multiple Displays

Lots of people add an additional display to their laptop, but such a setup doesn’t tend to be portable. Xebec offers a solution with its Tri-Screen 2 portable workstation. It allows users to quickly attach two thin 6.5mm monitors to their device, with a kickstand helping to balance the whole thing. It costs US$499 with free U.S. shipping.

Uber Drivers to Receive Free Rosetta Stone Language Lessons

Uber announced on Thursday a partnership with Rosetta Stone to offer free language courses to drivers.

The deal is being extended to drivers and delivery workers in select markets where Uber operates. Rosetta’s digital language learning programs, which cover 24 languages, will be fully integrated into the Uber app used by its workers. And the company is working with Rosetta on developing language skills directly related to their work as ride-share drivers and delivery workers.

Thursdays with Bob: Blue Light Specials – TMO Daily Observations 2021-07-29

Today Dr Mac drops by to chat with Kelly about some alternate places to shop for gear to go with your Apple hardware.

All-new Sound Packs from Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga Available in GarageBand for iPhone and iPad

Apple unveiled all-new Sound Packs from some of today’s top artists and producers will be available in GarageBand on iPhone and iPad

How Educators in Australia are Embracing Swift

Some educators at schools in Queensland, Australia are embracing Apple’s Swift programming language. The company published a feature that includes some teachers and students sharing their experiences.
At Siena Catholic College and St Augustine’s College, two high schools in Southeast Queensland, teaching students the principles of app development using Swift is unlocking their creativity and allowing them to reach new levels of innovation and problem solving. “Our decision to choose Swift was clear and based on the simplicity, versatility, and limitless creativity the language provides,” says Paul Dionysius, who teaches technology courses at Siena Catholic College. “Every day we’re seeing our students develop enterprising ideas and designing real-world solutions to problems, building the essential skills for success in the 21st century. We have future blockbuster developers here today — I am certain of that and incredibly proud.”

iOS 15 Adds Built-In Relaxation Sounds Called ‘Background Sounds’

You may not need to use a third-party relaxation app anymore. With iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 Apple has added soothing sounds built into the OS.

New App ‘Nanogram’ is a Telegram Client for Apple Watch

Nanogram is a brand new Apple Watch app that acts as a Telegram client. Features: Send, receive, and see all your messages & notifications right from your wrist – even when you don’t have your phone around. Experience the freedom of going truly phone-less with just your Apple Watch, while staying connected to your friends & family. Also supports FlickType Swipe Keyboard, for faster & more private replies on the go (vs Scribble & Dictation, respectively). Nanogram does not collect any information. Requires Apple Watch Series 3 or later, running watchOS 7 or later.

Epic New trailer For Season Two of See on Apple TV+

An epic new trailer for season two of See on Apple TV+ was released Thursday. The show, starring Jason Momoa, returns on August 27, with a third already confirmed. Subscribers can catch up on the first season now. There is also a version of the trailer with audio descriptions available.

Total War: WARHAMMER II - The Silence & The Fury Available for Mac

Feral Interactive has announced that The Silence & The Fury, the final Lords Pack for Total War: WARHAMMER II, is out now for macOS. The Silence & The Fury introduces new Legendary Lords for the Lizardmen and the Beastmen, each leading their own factions with new characters and units, as well as unique gameplay mechanics and narrative objectives. A feature-packed free update to Total War: WARHAMMER II for macOS is also available today, including reworks to the Beastmen and Dwarfen factions, a new Dawi Legendary Lord, and the introduction of Ogre Mercenaries for Total War Access Members. A trailer can be watched on YouTube.

Verizon Adds Four New Mobile Hotspot Plans for Customers

Verizon announced on Thursday the addition of four new mobile hotspot plans, perfect for travelers. From 15GB to 150GB per month.

England NHS App Update Allows Covid Pass to be Added to Apple Wallet

An update to England’s NHS iOS app allows the COVID pass, which will be required at some events and settings, to be added to Apple Wallet.

Document Finder: Search For Documents

Here’s another awesome Cool Stuff Found from Mac Geek Gab 881: Use Document Finder to search for documents!

eBay Adds Support for Apple Pay on its Website

eBay has added support for Apple Pay on its website recently. Previously the payment option was only available in its apps.

iOS 15 Public Beta 4 Released for Apple Users

A few days after seeding public beta 4 for developers running iOS 15 | iPadOS 15, public beta testers can now install the release.

Mozilla VPN Expands to Seven More Countries, Increases Price

Mozilla has added seven additional countries to its VPN service, and raises the price for new users.

Mozilla’s virtual private network (VPN) service has arrived in seven more countries, including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.

It will honor the $4.99 a month price for customers from the US, Canada, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, and New Zealand, who signed up already. But from now on that price will only be available for customers who sign up for a year. Otherwise the fee rises to $7.99 a month for a six month deal or $9.99 for a month of access.

Attention Mac and iPhone Value Shoppers...

Dr. Mac buys a lot of stuff from Amazon and Apple, but he prefers to shop for (and buy) certain products and categories elsewhere.

Apple TV+: A Deep Dive into Amanda’s Mind in 'Lisey's Story'

A new ‘Deep Dive’ video looks at Joan Allen’s performance as Amanda Deboucher in Lisey’s Story as the character explores Boo’ya Moon. Author Stephen King, director Pablo Larrain, and Ms. Allen herself explain that the character’s voyage goes beyond the physical. Indeed, it may not actually be real. The clip also contains a sneak peek at episode four, which is out on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+: Season Four of ‘For All Mankind’ in The Works

Season four of ‘For All Mankind’ is set for Apple TV+ In 2022-2023, according to an update to the Writers Guild of America website.

Ted Lasso Scores Biggest Premiere Weekend on Apple TV+

The season two premiere of Ted Lasso scored the biggest opening weekend audience of any show on Apple TV+ since the service launched.

Earnings and Evolution – TMO Daily Observations 2021-07-28

Bryan Chaffin and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to talk about Apple’s earnings report and how the landscape has changed.