007: Apple and Amazon Battle for Bond

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple bidding on James Bond franchise rights

The James Bond movie rights are up in the air and Apple and Amazon are both hoping to land a deal.

Apple Rolls Out tvOS 11 Developer Beta 10

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple TV tvOS 11 beta

Apple wrapped up last week with new beta updates for iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, and is starting off this week with tvOS 11 Developer Beta 10.

Happy Labor Day

· Jeff Gamet · News

Labor Day hot dog

In observance of Labor Day, a U.S. holiday, The Mac Observer will be taking the day off for a little outdoor fun with friends and family, and we hope you are, too. We’ll resume our regular publishing schedule on Tuesday, September 5th. Enjoy the holiday!

Swift Playgrounds Adds Sphero R2-D2 Support

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Sphero R2-D2 Swift Playgrounds template

Apple is getting on on the Force Friday action with a new Swift Playgrounds template for controlling Spero’s R2-D2 robot.

Sphero's R2-D2 is as Cool as You Think

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Sphero R2-D2 and BB-9E

It’s Force Friday which means plenty of cool Star Wars related merchandise is coming out, like Sphero’s new R2-D2 and BB-9E.

Apple Seeds tvOS 11 Developer Beta 9 (15J5378a)

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

Apple TV tvOS 11 beta

Thursday’s release accelerates an already accelerated release cycle, as the last developer beta for tvOS 11 hit on Monday of this week.