Apple Launches Back to School Promo in Europe with Free Beats Headphones

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple launched its annual back to school promo in Europe, offering students and teachers a pair of free Beats headphones with the purchase of a new Mac or iPad Pro. Customers can choose between Beats Solo3, BeatsX, or Powerbeats3 models. The offer is on top of the discounted pricing on the Mac or iPad Pro available to students and teachers through Apple’s education store. Current pricing includes discounts up to £270 on a new Mac, and up to £59 on a new iPad in the UK. In Euro countries, students and teachers can save €328 on new Mac, and up to €68 on a new iPad Pro. The offer mirrors the U.S. back-to-school promo launched in July.

Apple Launches Back to School Promo in Europe with Free Beats Headphones

Icons Appear for iOS 11 Screen Mirroring

· Jeff Butts · Product News

iOS 11 Now Shows Icons for Screen Mirroring

The icons might just be a nice aesthetic touch, but they could also be hints at more upcoming possibilities for using the iOS 11 Screen Mirroring feature.

iOS 11: How to Scan Documents in Apple Notes

· Andrew Orr · How-To

You can scan documents in Apple Notes with an iPhone or iPad. On an iPad with Apple Pencil, you can even sign a document after you scan it.

Apple Rolls Out tvOS 11 Developer Beta 5

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple TV tvOS 11 beta

Along with iOS 11 beta 5, macOS High Sierra beta 5, and watchOS 4 beta 5, Apple released tvOS 11 developer beta 5 (build 15J5347f) on Monday.

Apple Seeds watchOS 4 Beta 5 (15R5345g) to Developers

· Bryan Chaffin · Product News

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Apple didn’t include patch notes for the release, but as with other operating systems in Apple’s developer beta program, each seed is a mix of bug fixes, tweaks, and various stages of feature rollouts.

Apple Releases iOS 11 Developer Beta 5

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

iOS 11.4 developer beta

Apple rolled out iOS 11 developer beta 5 on Monday as we get ever closer to the official release this fall.

MarginNote Pro for Mac: $24.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

MarginNote Pro on Mac and iPad

We have a deal on a Mac app called MarginNote Pro. It’s a, “reading tool for students, teachers, researchers, lawyers, or just the naturally curious.” It allows users to take notes, make mind maps, review flashcards, and more. Check the deal listing for more. It’s $24.99 through us.

Apple's New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Apple just launched an Instagram account to highlight photos shot on iPhones. Right now the account has a handful of videos showing off different photographer’s work, but soon there’ll be more because Apple will be watching for the #ShotoniPhone hash tag. Over time Apple’s Instagram feed will no doubt have some amazing shots that highlight the quality of photos you can snap with an iPhone. Now I need to go back and add #ShotoniPhone to some of my pics.

Apple’s New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

macOS High Sierra Thoughts and Geek Challenges – Mac Geek Gab 669

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

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Do you have an app that crashes on save? Do you fully understand how to control the macOS firewall? Your two favorite geeks will help you with this and a lot more. Press play for this info-and-action-packed episode!

How to Use the iOS 11 Control Center

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

How to Use the iOS 11 Control Center Lead

While quite a few folks bemoaned yet another change to the Control Center in iOS 11, Jeff Butts has grown to love its flexibility, modularity, and ability to make life with the iPhone or iPad even more productive.