TechTool Pro 9.5 for Mac: $39.99

· Jeff Gamet · TMO Deals

TechTool Pro 9.5 for the Mac

Keeping your Mac in tip-top shape is easier with utilities like TechTool Pro 9.5, so we’re really glad that’s today’s TMO deal. TTP checks for RAM, processor, video, and motherboard problems, finds and repairs directory issues and corrupt hard drives, undeletes files, duplicates your drives, and more. TechTool Pro 9.5 is regularly priced at $99.99, but is 60% off making it $39.99 with today’s TMO deal.

Classic FPS 'Shadow Warrior' Available for Free at GOG

· Jim Tanous · Cool Stuff Found

Shadow Warrior, the classic 1997 3D Realms first-person shooter, is available for free from GOG. The game runs on both Windows and macOS, and includes both expansion packs, Twin Dragon and Wanton Destruction, as well as the game’s soundtrack. You can also pick up the remastered “Redux” version of the game from Steam for just $0.99 as part of the 2017 Summer Sale. So if you’re itching for some classic FPS gaming, act fast!

Classic FPS ‘Shadow Warrior’ Available for Free at GOG

Happy U.S. Independence Day, from TMO!

· Jeff Gamet · News

US flag and fireworks

In honor of Independence Day—a U.S. holiday—The Mac Observer is taking off Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th. We will return on Wednesday, July 5th, with our usual Apple, Mac, iPad iPhone, and Apple Watch news. TMO’s Daily Observations podcast is taking off the holiday, too, and our Background Mode podcast will be back next week. Enjoy the holiday!

Puck Killed the Wi-Fi – Mac Geek Gab 664

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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Keyboard shortcuts, system-wide tools, reversing panorama mode, and putting the finishing touches on your system updates are the things you’ll learn about in just the first few minutes of this episode. From there it goes even deeper, including a great segment about managing your email on macOS and iOS. You won’t want to miss this one. Press play… and enjoy!

Samsung Plans to Build World's Largest OLED Factory

· Jeff Gamet · Link

Samsung plans world's largest OLED factory

Pop quiz: What do you do if you want every company, including Apple, to buy your OLED panels for their smartphones? Answer: You build the world’s largest OLED factory, which is exactly what Samsung is doing. Demand for OLED panels isn’t letting up so it’s no surprise Samsung is investing in the future.

Power Dot Pro Rapid Car Charger: $14.99

· Jeff Gamet · TMO Deals

Power Dot Pro Rapid Car Charger

Need to charge up your iPhone in the car? Then check out today’s TMO deal on the Power Dot Pro Rapid Charger. It offers 24W and two USB ports with over charging, over heating, and over voltage protection in a surprisingly small package. Just plug it into your car’s auxiliary outlet and start topping off your smartphone battery. The Power Dot Pro Rapid Charger costs US$14.99 with TMO’s deal—that’s 40% off the regular $24.99 price.

Get Ready for macOS High Sierra Public Beta - TMO Daily Observations 2017-06-30

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

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John Martellaro and Jeff Butts team up with Jeff Gamet to share their macOS High Sierra beta experiences and offer some tips on preparing to make the upgrade, plus they discuss the slow death of software manuals and documentation.