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New 2018 MacBook Pro

Apple revealed new refreshed MacBook Pros for 2018, and it includes both the 13- ($1299+) and 15-inch ($2399+) models. The former can be configured with an Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU, and up to a two-terabyte SSD, while the latter offers a Core i9 option, 32GB of RAM, as well as a 4TB SSD. For media professionals who need more graphics power, the 15-inch model includes AMD Radeon Pro GPUs with at least 4GB of VRAM, and the 13-inch has Intel's Iris Plus 655 graphics (128MB of eDRAM). Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.

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Spigen Classic One iPhone X Case

Spigen's Classic One case gives your iPhone X an original iPhone 2G makeover in seconds. The Classic One, inspired by the classic iPhone 2G, adapts a dual-layer design, complete with air cushion technology to provide drop-tested protection, without sacrificing wireless charging compatibility. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review, more pictures and information.

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Apple Store Macau

Photo credit: Foster + Partners via Hype Beast

International studio Foster + Partners has just released stunning new photos of the newly opened Apple Store in Macau. The exterior is covered in thin layers of stone and glass, while towering bamboo groves are planted at the entrance as well as the atrium. Inside, you'll find a large skylight, and a lantern affixed to illuminate the floor at dusk. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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iPhone IQ

Let's face it, the iPhone isn't exactly designed with ergonomics in mind, but industrial designer "Steel Drake" aims to change that with the iPhone IQ. It draws inspiration from a pebble, and features rounded edges, a curved display / back, as well as a single rear camera to keep things simple. Continue reading for more pictures.

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iPad 2018

Photo credit: Benjamin Geskin

With Apple's release of the iPhone X at the end of 2017, a new iPad Pro design will probably take design cues from that phone, which means the famous notch, and no Home button. Benjamin Geskin shows us how such a device would look, minus the notch. Removing the Home button and slimming the bezels means it could push the 10.5in model closer to 11in. Continue reading for a video detailing iOS 12 on the iPad and more information.

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iPad 2019

It's only a matter of time before desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones are all merged into one package, but how would such a device look? Well, if Apple were to take a stab at it, this hybrid design could possibly give us a first look. Simply put, it boasts a foldable design, complete with a stand that can be used to prop up the device, similar to an iMac. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Elago AirPods Wrist Fit

Elago's AirPods Wrist Fit just might be the strangest Apple Watch accessory yet, as it's a silicone piece that's supposed to keep your AirPods safe and secure, without the charging case. Simply secure it on the included wrist strap, and your wireless earphones should now be secure for the time being, as long as your hands aren't moving too much. Get one here now. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone SE 2 Leak

Although the iPhone SE successor may not be unveiled until September, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, there will be an updated iPhone X and an even larger version with an OLED screen, set to be launched before that time. The current iPhone SE boasts a 4-inch display, and measures 123.8mm by 58.6mm. This updated model could trim down on some of the original's 7.6mm thickness, and weigh in at under 113g. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Curved iPhone Display

Photo credit: iDropNews

Every Apple iPhone model thus far has utilized a flat display, but according to Bloomberg, one of the latest models could feature a more pronounced curve. While the company is currently designing MicroLED screens, their debut in smartphones could be years away. It's largely believed that two OLED-based iPhones will be released this year, including one with a 6.5-inch display. Continue reading for more pictures, courtesy of iDropNews.

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Apple iPhone SE 2

Apple is allegedly releasing three different iPhone X-style smartphones this year, one of which is said to be an iPhone X SE, complete with a 4.7-inch screen squeezed into the current SE body. Smartphone accessory maker, Olixar, recently shared schematics from Chinese factory sources, and "it believes the new iPhone SE will resemble an iPhone X with slim bezels and a notch cutout." Continue reading for another video and more information.

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