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JimmyCase iPhone Wallet Case: $31.99

5:50 PM, Jun. 10th, 2016 · · iObserver


We have an interesting take on an iPhone case for you today called JimmyCase. Firstly, it's a bumper case designed to help protect the sides of your iPhone. It has a mahogany layer on the back, which is also where you'll find an elastic strip that can hold your money, credit cards, or your headphones.  We have a deal on the JimmyCase for $31.99, some 18 percent off the retail price.

OtterBox Hybrid Case For iPad Pro 12.9: Folio & Drop Protection With a Slender Design

7:00 PM, Jun. 9th, 2016 · · iObserver

Review: OtterBox Hybrid Case For iPad Pro 12.9

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9 is a large piece of iPad hardware, larger than we've been accustomed to. A good case for it has to meet many expectations. It has to protect, yet be light and slender. It has to accomodate all the iPad Pro technology, including the Apple Pencil. It has to be versatile and look great. The OtterBox Symmetry Series Hybrid for iPad Pro 12.9-inch does all that and more. Read on to find out why John loves his iPad Pro 12.9 even more now.

The Pain of iTunes Can Be Traced to Apple’s Time Machine

5:00 PM, Jun. 8th, 2016 · · iObserver

iTunes and Time Machine

There was a time when Mac users had ripped a few hundred favorite songs from their CD collection. A laborious process. There was also a time when Time Machine could easily back up a 100 GB hard disk. But time and a failure to scale available technology has left many Apple customers with a huge, purchased iTunes collection that's hard to back up reliably. Apple has been too successful and not successful enough.

PowerTime Apple Watch Charging Dock with 3 USB Ports: $39

1:48 PM, Jun. 8th, 2016 · · iObserver

PowerTime Apple Watch Charging Dock with 3 USB Ports

We have a deal for you today on PowerTime, an Apple Watch charging dock that also has three USB ports for charging your other devices. It's a smart charger, too, meaning it delivers the right amount of current for whatever's plugged into it. You can get PowerTime through our deal for $39, which is 20 percent off list.

iOS Developers Snap Up Tickets for Microsoft’s WWDC Party

10:51 AM, Jun. 8th, 2016 · · iObserver

Xamarin Microsoft Party

Microsoft is getting in on Apple's WWDC action with a major party on Monday, June 13th. The company announced the shindig on behalf of itself and Xamarin, a Microsoft-owned company that provides development tools to iOS, Android, and Windows, and all tickets were snapped up in hours.

Apple Stays Hands Off with Female Orgasm Simulator App

6:17 PM, Jun. 6th, 2016 · · iObserver

Le Petit Mort: It's all about technique, but not on the App Store

It's no secret Apple takes a hands off approach when it comes to apps that run afoul of its prudish App Store guidelines. That's something the makers of La Petite Mort learned when their game was bumped from the App Store for crossing over the "excessively objectionable or crude" restriction. The rejection isn't surprising considering the sexual nature of the app, and to be fair, Apple's screeners probably don't want to rock the boat and risk being the person that let a sexual app slip through. Oh, wait. The App Store is loaded with sex-related apps.

Hand Stylus with Retractable and Replaceable Tip: $14.95

5:31 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2016 · · iObserver

Hand Stylus with case

We have a deal for you today on Hand Stylus, a stylus for iPad, iPhone, and other touchscreen devices. It features a tip you can retract and replace. That tip is also slim, at 4mm, and the barrel is made of etched aluminum for grip. You can get this device through our deal for $14.95. 

It’s Safe to Download iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Now

11:06 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2016 · · iObserver

Error Screens from iOS 9.3.2 on iPad Pro (9.7-inch)

Apple re-released iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Thursday—the company pulled the release for those devices after some users reported their devices had been bricked. The company posted a KnowledgeBase article with several sets of instructions and the following images for those encountering errors, and Bryan Chaffin walks us through it.

Apple’s Going to take it on the Chin for 3-year iPhone Refresh Cycle

11:49 AM, Jun. 1st, 2016 · · iObserver

Apple will face criticism for iPhone refreshes regardless of how far apart they are

Get ready for the Apple doomsday predictions because a new report suggests the company is moving to a three-year cycle for major iPhone redesigns. Critics will say Apple has lost its ability to innovate, but the slowing pace of advancements and a decision to avoid adding new features just for the sake of artificially appearing innovative may be behind the rumored change.