Apple is now facing no less than eight lawsuits over claims it artificially slowed down iPhones with aging batteries.
According to Apple’s promo email, “Buy with Apple Pay on the Fandango app or Fandango.com through January 2 and get $5 off your order.”
Chamath Palihapitiya is a venture capitalist and the co-owner of NBA basketball team The Golden State Warriors. Oh, and he was a top executive at Facebook. And that makes his thoughts on social media salient, because he thinks social media is “ripping society apart.” He argues that Facebook and other forms of social media are little more than dopamine-producing machines that have profoundly negative effects on people and society. I recommend this as a must-watch. He also did an interview on CNBC on the topic earlier in December, where he also talked about cryptocurrency.
Apple shipped more than 20 new products in 2017, but here are the five most important software products.
The Lisa was Apple’s first computer with a graphical user interface, released almost 35 years ago.
Apple is making a significant expansion into a brand new market without diluting the time and attention the company’s technology experts spend on Apple’s software and hardware business.
The year is winding down, and as we get ready for 2018, it’s nice to look back to see what the best 2017 apps of this year were.
Here’s our short list of stand-out iPad apps from 2017.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at iPhone battery life from an technical stand point, plus they share some of their top iPad apps for 2017.
Apple Maps displays the temperature of your location, but you can also get more details with a 3D Touch Apple Maps action. Here’s what to do.
We have a deal on a three year subscription to VPN Unlimited. The service features unlimited bandwidth, servers in more than 50 countries, and more. It’s normally $29.99, but coupon code BESTOF17 at checkout drops it down to $24.90.
Reports claiming iPhone X demand is lower than expected are taking a toll on parts suppliers.
Happy holidays from The Mac Observer! We’re taking December 25th off, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, December 26th with our usual Apple and tech world coverage.
What battery engineers view to be a healthy battery is different than what your average, everyday consumer thinks is normal.
Even at its low of $10,835 on Friday, Bitcoin was still up 10.2% in December. If you look back to January 1st, 2017, when Bitcoin opened at $998, Bitcoin is up a staggering 885% on the year.
Getting a new Mac is exciting, and we’ll help you set it up.
You’ll use this ID on any Apple device you have, whether it’s an iPhone or a MacBook.
The SplashData worst 100 passwords for 2017 list is out, and the top two are 123456 and password. The list shows just how predictable many passwords are and how difficult it is to convince people they need something more unique than letmein (number 7) or football (number 9). Admin is still a painfully popular password, and starwars is pretty popular, too. You can check out the full list at the SplashData website.
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