The 2020 Apple iPad Pro could be the perfect laptop replacement, especially with the Magic Keyboard, and you can get one for $799.99 shipped after the $100 discount is automatically applied at checkout, today only, originally $999. It’s powered by the A12Z Bionic chip, making it faster and more powerful than most Windows PC laptops. It also comes equipped with a LiDAR Scanner, along with pro cameras, motion sensors, pro performance, pro audio, and a stunning Liquid Retina display. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Apple’s M1 Mac Mini is touted as the best value yet, and you can get one for $799.99 shipped once the additional $29.01 discount is applied at checkout, today only, originally $899. Unlike its predecessors, this model features an advanced thermal design to sustain its breakthrough performance while staying cool, support for up to two displays including Apple’s Pro Display XDR in full 6K resolution, as well as Wi-Fi 6 for faster wireless performance and the Secure Enclave in M1 for superior security. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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The Apple AirTag perfectly complements the “Find My” ecosystem in iPhones, iPads, MacBooks and more. Sounds can be played from an AirTag using the app, while iPhones equipped with the U1 chip have the ability to use the precision tracking feature when it’s in range, thanks to ultra-wideband technology, which provides the direction and precise distance to an AirTag. Product page. Read more for two videos, including a teardown and how exactly they work.
Now that there are more than 12-million Apple Arcade subscribers as of the end of 2020, it’s no surprise that some of them are looking for an alternative to using purely touchscreen or motion controls. Meet the Backbone One, which measures in at 7-inches long when not in use and 10-inches in play mode. Featuring large L1/R1 buttons, analog L2/R2 triggers and the latest Lightning connector for ultra low latency control signals. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Finally, the new Apple iPad Pro has been revealed, and it’s a doozy. Featuring a stunning 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display that offers extreme dynamic range as well as a stunning visual experience with more true-to-life details to the most demanding HDR workflows. Now cellular models have 5G connectivity to deliver even faster wireless connectivity when on the go, and to provide users with pro-level throughput for high-speed accessories, complete with Thunderbolt support. Read more for a full reveal video and additional information.
The Apple AirTag has been a long rumored product, and today, it was officially unveiled. This small accessory is designed to help users keep track of and find just about any item using Apple’s Find My app. You can attach them to handbags, luggage, keys, backpack, etc., all the while keeping location data private and anonymous with end-to-end encryption. Available Friday, April 30 in one and four packs for just $29 and $99, respectively. Read more for the full reveal video and additional information.
Apple has just launched a new iMac powered by their in-house M1 chip, all encased in a new design that measures just 1.5 millimeters thin. Available in several different eye-catching colors, its 24-inch 4.5K Retina display with 11.3 million pixels, 500 nits of brightness, and over a billion colors, delivers a vibrant viewing experience. You also get a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, a six-speaker sound system, and Touch ID, making it a breeze to log in, make purchases with Apple Pay, or switch user profiles with the touch of a finger. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Apple has been known to be ultra stringent when it comes to quality control and product defects, as most never see the light of day outside their factories. However, this iPhone 11 Pro Max with a misaligned logo is allegedly a 1-in-100 million error. Fortunately, this misaligned logo is the only defect on the handset, and its current owner tried selling it for a premium recently, but was unable to get their desired asking price (reportedly $2,700 USD). Read more for a video discussing this iPhone.
Flappy Bird, a mobile game developed by Dong Nguyen, burst onto the mobile scene back in 2013, and since then, countless clones as well as spinoffs have been released. What makes this game particularly addicting is its endless side-scroller format, and now, you can enjoy it directly within an Apple macOS notification box. Sure, this isn’t a game you can just install, as it requires some time to get it working in a macOS Big Sur notification. Read more for a video and additional information.
Taiwan is dealing with its worst drought since 1965, and for at least one man, this has been a blessing in disguise. Why? A man, surnamed Chen, was paddleboarding in Taiwan’s famous Sun Moon Lake when he accidentally fell, causing his waterproof pouch-protected iPhone 11 Pro Max to be dropped. Little did he know that one year later the water would recede as the island suffers from a severe water shortage and a worker discovered the device. Read more for the news report and additional information.