It’s new Mac Tuesday, notes from financial folk, and Apple honors MLK. That’s today’s view from the Observation Deck.
Whispers of New MacBook Pros and iPhone Sales - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-17
With a new MacBook Pro announcement rumored for today, TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken question what might make a laptop exciting again. Plus – continuing to size-up iPhone sales for the current quarter.
What is iPhone Crash Detection and How to Turn it Off (When Necessary)
Find out when and why you should turn off the iPhone Crash Detection feature, as well as how to turn it off when necessary.
When Supply Met Demand and Crashing a Mountain - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-10
iPhone 14 Pro/Pro Max supply and demand have pretty much met. Is this good news, or no? TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken talk that over. Plus – the falling snow has given rise to false-positive Crash Detections. Jeff and Ken seek a solution.
Doubting Nikkei and Robots Read Stories - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-06
A few suppliers have called shenanigans on Nikkei’s story about Apple reducing orders. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken talk that over. Plus – The people reading Apple’s latest audiobooks aren’t people (but they really sound like them).
Paying for Butterflies and Failing at iPhones - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-05
Have you suffered from Butterfly damage? TMO writer Nick deCourville joins Ken to talk over Apple’s in-process Butterfly keyboard settlement. Plus, iPhone 14 Plus is a failure! Just ask the people who say iPhone 14 Plus is a failure! (Ken is not one of the people. He and Nick discuss it.)
iPhone Availability and Two Big Misses for 2022 - TMO Daily Observations 2023-01-02
iPhone 14 Pro/Pro Max are pretty easy to get these days. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken ponder why. Plus – Mac Pro and the standalone Apple Classical Music app both “missed” delivery in 2022. Which was the biggest miss, and does either matter?
Improvements in iPhone 14 Pro Supply and Free Stuff on Apple TV+ to Ring In the New Year
iPhone 14 Pros are easier to get, but some aren’t sure it’ll stay that way. There’s also a few free shows to ring in the new year.
Glancing Apple in 2023 and Trouble at HomeKit - TMO Daily Observations 2022-12-23
Citi and Needham analysts have thoughts on Apple’s year ahead. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken kick those thoughts around. Plus – Jeff updates us on trouble with HomeKit, and Apple to the rescue for some last minute shoppers.
- Apple TV+ Makes 'The Afterparty' Premiere Episode Available on YouTube
- 'Deliveries' App Update Supports Shortcuts on macOS Monterey
- 'Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock' Guest Stars Ed Helms, Cynthia Erivo, Daveed Diggs Play Frictionary
- Apple Releases 'Unity Lights' Watch Face for Black History Month
- Update to 'Apple Frames' Shortcut Supports Apple Watch Series 7, 2021 MacBook Pro
- 'PDF Expert' for iOS Lets You Convert PDFs to Word, More
New Home App Is Kaput and No NFL Sunday Ticket on Apple TV+
Eying HomeKit, Apple asking too much from the NFL and a weird bug that only seems to affect the iPhone 14 Pro models.