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Gold Apple Watch

Viral video master Casey Neistat shows how to turn any standard Apple Watch into the gold version, without spending $12,000+. It may not contain real 18K gold, but for those who just want the look, simply grab a can of gold Rustoleum spray paint that works on metal, masking tape and you'll be ready to transform that $399 sport version into something a little more eye catching. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a dancing eagle owl landing on someone's head.

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Japanese Woman Destroys Apple

A Japanese woman decided to get revenge on her cheating boyfriend by drowning his collection of Apple gadgets, including an iMac. In addition to the desktop computer, an iPhone, iPad and accessories also got a good wash. She then proceeded to take photos of the gadget tub, and sent them to him. Presumably on the one item of technology that he still had on him. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Apple II Watch
Apple II Watch

The Apple I is an 8-bit home computer, one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products, designed primarily by Steve Wozniak, manufactured by Apple Computer and introduced in 1977. It is the first model in a series of computers which were produced until Apple IIe production ceased in November 1993. This is what it would look like in watch form. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and the instruction page on how to build your own.

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Apple Watch Unboxing
Apple Watch Unboxed

Apple fanatics already know that the Apple Watch will officially become available for pre-order come this Friday, April 10th, at 12:01am PST, but apparently Florence Santrot of Metronews has already gotten their hands on one. The unboxing video you're about to see shows exactly what each Apple Watch will come with, including the strange-looking charger. Continue reading to see more.

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Brik Case

Think of The Brik Case as LEGO meets laptop case. This accessory basically covers the top of your MacBook with a studded surface suitable for sticking all sorts of plastic building bricks. You could put flat pieces to re-create the iconic Apple logo or just a simple business card holder. Currently, the covers will fit either MacBook Pro or MacBook Air models (2013 or later), and can be picked up for around $35 - includes a bag of 100 1 x 1 bricks. Make sure you visit the Kickstarter page if you're interested in helping. Click here to view the first image this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a new Disney movie starring The Rock.

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iPhone 6S Pictures

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Apple's iPhone 6S is rumored to come with 2GB of RAM and Force Touch technology, which enables the display to detect the difference between a light tap and a hard press, enabling you to access new types of gestures and controls. In addition to this rumor, patent filings published on Thursday revealed that Apple is experimenting with waterproofing methods for future iPhones and iOS devices. The images above show a Rose Gold model, which has a copperish tint. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos of today, including one of an amazing hand-forged replica of Link's Hylian Shield.

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Gold Apple Watch

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Andreessen Horowitz analyst Benedict Evans states that the $10,000-$17,000 Apple Watch exists because it's a form of marketing for Apple. It creates an air of luxury around the rest of the Apple Watch line, setting it apart from the others on the market. He says: "Apple retail is a self-funding marketing operation. So too, perhaps, is the gold watch. Apple might only sell a few tens of thousands, but what impression does it create around the $1,000 watch, or the $350 watch? After all, the luxury goods market is full of companies whose most visible products are extremely expensive, but whose revenue really comes from makeup, perfume and accessories." Continue reading to see College Humor's take.

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12-inch MacBook Gold

Apple unveiled its all-new 12" MacBook today and it comes complete with a 2304 x 1440 resolution Retina Display that consumes 30 percent less power than previous displays. Another notable difference is a non-clickable touchpad, which boasts four force sensors, one in each corner. The actual "click feel" is now managed by software, enabling it to have pressure sensitivity, which leads to innovative uses such as pressing harder on the fast-forward in QuickTime to make a video play faster. Available April 10th, priced from $1299 (256GB SSD) - $1599 (512GB SSD + faster processor). Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

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Apple Bookstore Romania

With physical bookstores in the states closing in droves, it'll only be a matter of time before Barnes & Noble shuts its doors for good. However, they're still going strong in Romania, or so we think after Carturesti Carusel (The Carousel of Light) opened in Bucharest, Romania. Previously, it was a XIX century structure that was completely transformed into a minimalist, Apple Store-style bookstore. In all, there are 6-floors filled with 10,000 books, 5,000 albums and even DVDs. You'll find a coffee shop on the top floor, a multimedia space in the basement and a modern art gallery dedicated on the first floor. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Apple Watch Tesla

The Apple Watch is set to ship in April, but developers are all hard at work in hopes of creating the next Flappy Bird, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Eleks Labs has other things in mind, like an app that can be used to control the Tesla Model S. Some of the basic functions include displaying battery life, charging status, mileage left, temperature, and even if the doors are locked. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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