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How to Join Apple’s iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Public Beta Program

10:50 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iObserver

Signing up for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas is easy

If you love rushing in where angels fear to tread, or just want to start playing with iOS 10 and macOS Sierra before they're officially available this fall, it's time to sign up for Apple's public beta program. You'll get access to pre-release versions come July, but keep in mind "beta" means "not ready for daily use on mission-critical devices."

Does Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Support iOS 10?

10:05 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iObserver

Apple is dropping some devices for iOS 10 compatibility

Apple loaded up the feature list for iOS 10 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Despite all the cool new stuff we'll be able to do with our iPhone and iPads, the list of compatible devices is still surprisingly long. If you aren't sure if your iOS gear can handle the new version, The Mac Observer has you covered with our definitive list of compatible devices.

OS X and iOS: Private Browsing, Quickly

8:55 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iObserver

Today's Quick Tip is about fast ways you can start a new private browsing session on either your Mac or your iOS device. So if you need your web searches and history to be secret, you can make that happen, as quick as a wink!

iOS 10 Lets you Delete Bundled Apps You Don’t Want

6:45 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · iObserver

When iOS 10 ships my exiled apps folder will be nearly empty

My iPhone has a folder called Rura Penthe where all the built in apps I never use are exiled. When iOS 10 ships that's going to be a very lonely place because we'll finally be able to delete those pre-installed apps we never use, like Stocks, News, and Tips.

Armour Charge Steel iOS Charging Cable: $24.95

5:54 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · iObserver

Armour Charge Steel iOS Charging Cable

Check out this steel-sheathed bad boy of a Lightning cable. Which is really everything you need to know. It's a Lightning cable sheathed in a 100 percent stainless steel-woven cable. You can get it through us for $24.95.

Apple TV to get Single Sign-on for Channels, More

1:45 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · iObserver

tvOS getting Single sign-on for channels

Apple showed off tvOS and its latest features at Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday. The new version includes Single sign-on for channels, Siri support in the iPhone remote app, and more.

watchOS 3 gets New Health, Fitness, Communication Features

1:20 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · iObserver

watchOS 3's new fitness tracking interfaces

Apple started off its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event with watchOS 3, the next version of the Apple Watch operating system. The new version will include performance improvements, easier access to favorite apps, new clock faces, handwriting recognition, and SOS on Watch for contacting emergency services from your wrist.