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Ninja Dragon Stealth 7 Wireless Silent LED Backlit Gaming Mouse: $27.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Ninja Dragon Stealth 7 Wireless Silent LED Backlit Mouse

We have a deal on the Ninja Dragon Stealth 7 Wireless Silent LED Backlit Mouse, a gaming mouse that features a 1600 DPI Gaming Sensor, AutoFire keys, ultra-precise scroll wheels, positioning, and more. It works on the Mac and Windows PCs, and it comes in white or black. It’s $27.99 through our deal.

Wirelessly Charge iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods with Ultra-Slim 15W Charging Dock: $59.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Moovy 3-in-1 Wireless Fast Charging Station

We have a deal on the Moovy 3-in-1 Wireless Fast Charging Station. This charging dock can wirelessly charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods (with a wireless charging case). With over-current, over-voltage, and over-temperature protection, this 15W dock prevents over-charging damage to your battery devices, and it has a silicone bottom to keep it from sliding around. It’s $59.99 through our deal.

iPadOS 14: How to Fix iPad Books 2-Column Issue

· Bryan Chaffin · Quick Tip

Books App in iPadOS 14 with 2-column view on the left and 1-column view on the right

Apple’s Books app in iPadOS OS 13 and iPadOS 14 has an interesting interface quirk that can display your book’s text in two narrow columns like a newspaper, and Bryan Chaffin has the quick fix.

Security Camera, Wearable Body Camera, or Car Dashcam: $64.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals


We have a deal on TOKK CAM C2, a tiny camera that can be used as a security camera, a wearable body cam, or a dashcam for your car. With this portable, ultra-compact Wi-Fi camera, you can instantly stream and/or record crystal clear video in 1280x720P. And all of is controlled through an iOS or Android app. This device is $64.99 through our deal.

Apple TV+: Ted Lasso Soothes our 2020 Soul

· Bryan Chaffin · Editorial

Ted Lasso on Apple TV+

Ted Lasso is the salve for our soul we’ve been yearning for as 2020 unwound into a hellfire landscape of epic proportion.

AirBeamTV Screen Mirroring from Mac to Smart TV: $18.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals


We have a deal on AirBeamTV, a screen mirroring platform for streaming from your Mac to smart TVs. This Mac app package includes 14 different Smart TV screen mirror apps so you can cast your screen to different TV brands. With AirBeamTV’s screen mirroring apps, you can cast your MacBook, Mac, or iMac to the smart TV of your choice. All you need is one of the apps and to have your computer connected to the same local network as your TV and you’re ready to start mirroring. A lifetime subscription is $18.99 through our deal.

iKlips C Apple Lightning/USB-C 128GB Flash Drive: $139.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

iKlips C

We have a deal on the iKlips C, an Apple MFi-Certified USB-C and Lightning Flash Drive. Put another way, it’s a Flash drive with a Lightning connector on one end and a USB-C connector on the other. I’m linking to a deal for a 128GB model for $139.99. There’s also an option for a 256GB model for $219.

This Camera Has 1080p Resolution, 2-Way Audio, Motion Detection, Companion App: $59.95

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Sinji Smart Outdoor Camera

We have a deal on the Sinji Smart Outdoor Camera. It features 1080p resolution 2-way audio, motion-detection, a companion app, 128GB of on-board storage, and a cloud storage option. You can also remotely control this security camera with a user-friendly app and install it via your WiFi network or with an RJ45 Ethernet cable. It’s $59.95 through our deal.

The Mac Web Today, Apple Event Speculation, with John Kheit - ACM 534

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Logo

Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit take a look back at the Mac Web 20 years ago and discuss what’s different about today, including how coverage of Apple is different today. They also chew over expectations for Apple’s media event on September 15th.

2-in-1 Motorized Slider and Monopod for Smartphones and Cameras: $429.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

MOZA Slypod 2-in-1 Monopod & Rotation Slider for Camera

We have a deal on the MOZA Slypod, a 2-in-1 motorized slider and monopod for iPhones and other smartphones, as well as cameras. Built with a carbon fiber body, it’s designed to be ultra-light and easy to carry. You can also program precise camera movements by adjusting camera travel distance, speed acceleration via the MOZA Master App. It runs up to 2 hours on its own battery, and can be charged by a power bank for continuous shooting. The image includes the monopod attached to an included table tripod.

18-in-1 Multi-Tool, with Jump Starter, Power Bank, Window Breaker, More: $79.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

CarAIDE Multitool

We have a deal on the CarAIDE Multi-Tool, an 18-in-1 device with a built-in jump-starter, a portable battery for your devices, a window breaker, a seatbelt cutter, a flashlight, and more. The CarAIDE Multi-Tool works with any car, boat, motorcycle, or ATV that uses a 12V battery. It’s slip-resistant, shock resistant, water, and dirt resistant, and fits easily into a car door, glove compartment, or cup holder. It’s $79.99 through our deal.

Numi Power Mat Wireless Charging Mouse Pad: $32.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Numi™ Power Mat: Wireless Charging Mouse Pad

We have a deal on the Numi Power Mat, a mouse pad with a built-in Qi wireless charger for your iPhone or Android device. The idea is to reduce desk clutter by combining these two surface-occupying devices. The surface is made from a smooth polyester designed to work with all mice. The Numi Power Mat is $32.99 through our deal.

Chargeworx Motion-Activated Wireless Charging Car Mount: $39.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Chargeworx Motion-Activated Wireless Charging Car Mount

We have a deal on the Chargeworx Motion-Activated Wireless Charging Car Mount. This car mount attaches to your air vent, dashboard, or windshield, and has a built-in Qi wirelesss charger. It also comes with a built-in infrared motion sensor so you can attach or remove your phone with one hand. This car mount is $39.99 through our deal.

From Everyone at TMO, Happy Labor Day!

· Bryan Chaffin · News

Labor Day hot dog

It’s Labor Day in the U.S., and The Mac Observer will be taking the day off for some socially-distanced fun. And of course, we hope that you are, too. So mask up, stay distanced, and we’ll resume our regular publishing schedule on Tuesday, September 8th. Enjoy the holiday!