John's macOS Upgrade Rant - TMO Daily Observations 2017-11-16

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about John’s issue with Apple’s macOS upgrade strategy, plus Jeff shares an iPhone X complaint.

BauBax Travel Windbreaker: $109.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

BauBax Travel Windbreaker

Check out the BauBax travel windbreaker. In addition to being water-repellant, it has 15 features including built-in neck pillow, eye mask, gloves, iPad pocket, drink pocket, and many more. That was enough to help the company raise US$9 million on Kickstarter, and now it’s shipping. You can get it for $109.99 through us, less than half retail. [Link corrected below. – Bryan]

Use Reminders on Macs, iPhones, and iPads to Remember Anything

· Bob LeVitus · News

When Dr. Mac needs to remember something, he merely asks Siri (on his Mac, iPhone, or Apple Watch) to remind him of that thing at a specific time and date or place. He says he rarely forgets stuff anymore with this almost foolproof system.


4 Great Note Taking Apps for iPad and Apple Pencil

· Jeff Gamet · News

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil note taking app

The iPad is a great note taking tool for classes and meetings, so it’s only fitting to find a lot of really great note taking apps for Apple’s tablet. The Mac Observer rounded up some of our favorites to help you pick the one that’s best for you.

Pages: New Options for Formatting Links

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

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Within Pages, Apple’s word-processing program, typing in a URL will automatically create a link and underline it. But if you hate this behavior, you can turn it off—and the options you have for doing so are a bit different in recent versions of the program. We’ve got the details in today’s Quick Tip.

Wearable Market Breakdown, Harry Potter AR, iPhone X Camera - ACM 437

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Bryan and Jeff argue that the wearables market is breaking down into three competitors, Apple, Xiaomi, and Fitbit. All others are lolwannabes. They also think Harry Potter Wizards Unite will be way bigger than Pokémon Go, and talk about just how good the camera is on iPhone X.

5 Video Editing Apps For iPhone Videographers

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

These video editing apps are for people of all skill levels, whether you need a video for social media or a more professional-looking video.

Sphereo X2 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers: $29.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Sphero X2 Speakers

We have a deal on a pair of Sphero X2 Speakers. These wireless Bluetooth speakers come with a charging dock, but allow you to place the speakers wherever you want. They’re $29.99 through us.