Apple jumped back in after the long holiday weekend with a fresh update for iOS 10.3.3 beta.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share some tips that make using their iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches easier.
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.
Apple’s Fifth Avenue store in New York should move back into its original location in November 2018 if remodeling finishes on schedule.
It’s easy to make Spotlight searches on your Mac more specific with boolean operators and Melissa Holt shows you how.
The U.S. wants to tax all of Apple’s overseas money before the European Union gets a chance.
The Google employee says that his company simply wanted to “take back control” of its own app, which until then had been coded by Apple, and that Apple would have otherwise been happy to keep YouTube as a default app in iOS.
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!
The new feature would use 3D cameras to nearly instantly unlock your iPhone and is said to be even more secure than Touch ID.
The company claims that after using its graphics technologies for so many years, there’s no way that Apple could create its own GPUs without infringing on Imagination’s patents.
Nasdaq is blaming Bloomberg and other market-tracking sites for publishing test data that reset the prices of several tech stocks.
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!
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!
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.
Those who like to argue about whether the iPad is a full-fledged computer are wasting their time, and no one cares.
We found some more videos showing some really cool demonstrations of ARKit in action.
Using My Support, you can view your device repairs, warranties and a whole lot more—just like you used to.
Maybe Cupertino has a new way coming for multitasking with 3D Touch, but for now it’s limited to the Home button.
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.
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.