The new Apple iPad (10.2″, Wi-Fi 32GB) is a great everyday use tablet, and it can be picked up for $249 shipped on Cyber Monday, originally $329. This model features a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display, Apple Pencil support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras / sensors, and great all-day battery life.Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Design student and developer Elvin Hu is currently on working on a music app that turns the iPhone into an iPod Classic, complete with its iconic click wheel. He’s been tinkering with it since October, and shared his progress on Twitter. For those who never owned an iPod Classic, these devices have all five buttons integrated into the click wheel — a design which gives an uncluttered, minimalist interface, though the circuitry contains multiple momentary button switches. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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If you’ve never used a computer equipped with a floppy disk drive, it basically refers to disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles. Boston’s RR Auction has a Macintosh System Tools version 6.0 disk signed by Steve Jobs in black felt tip pen currently up for bidding. This “fine” condition specimen is currently at $5,060 with the next bid at $5,566. Read more for a video of Steve Wozniak on floppy disks and additional information.
Say goodbye to the butterfly keyboard, and hello to the new Magic Keyboard in Apple’s latest 16″ MacBook Pro with a refined scissor mechanism that delivers 1mm of key travel and a stable key feel, as well as an Apple-designed rubber dome that stores more potential energy for a responsive key press. IFixit has already managed to get their hands on a unit and tore down the keyboard for the internet to see. Read more for the video and additional information.
Have $68K laying around and want the Apple AirPods Pro finished in real gold? Unfortunately, the one and only example has already been sold. The body is made from one-piece of “750-content gold”. Aside from the aesthetics, everything else on this model is the same as its Apple counterpart, right down to the wireless charging case. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Apple officially unveiled their new 16-inch MacBook Pro today, and it’s designed for developers, photographers, filmmakers, scientists, music producers and anyone who needs a pro-level laptop. Unlike its soon to be discontinued predecessor, this model sports a brilliant 16-inch Retina Display, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM as well as a new advanced thermal design, making it the most powerful MacBook Pro yet. One feature that is sure to please many is the new Magic Keyboard with a redesigned scissor mechanism and 1mm travel for a more satisfying key feel. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on, and additional information.
Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case may not have Active Noise Cancellation, but they can be picked up for just $159.99 shipped, today only, originally $199. It’s powered by Apple’s H1 chip with custom audio architecture and up to 50 percent more talk time compared to first generation AirPods. Switching between devices while listening to music on iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad is even more seamless with two times faster connect times. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
Apple AirPods Pro have gone on sale yet again ahead of Black Friday, and you can pick up a pair for $234.99 shipped, originally $249.99. In addition to Active Noise Cancellation, AirPods Pro delivers superior sound quality with Adaptive EQ, which automatically tunes the low- and mid-frequencies of the music to the exact shape of your ear, thus resulting in a rich, immersive listening experience. It also uses a custom high dynamic range amplifier to generate pure, incredibly clear sound while also extending battery life, and it even powers a custom high-excursion, low-distortion speaker driver designed to optimize audio quality and remove background noise. Product page. Read more for a video review / comparison and additional information.
If the normal iPhone 11 Pro isn’t flashy enough, De Billas Luxury is offering a customized version that their team has professionally gold plated. The handset itself is purchased directly from Apple so you’ll be getting the real deal and not a used or refurbished device. It’s offered in 64GB ($1,999), 256GB ($2,299) and 512GB ($2,399) storage sizes. Read more to see what kind of box / chest Unbox Therapy’s came in.
If you fancy the look of Apple’s latest Mac Pro, and don’t have $5,999 to spend on a workstation, the Dune Case Pro should do the trick. Just to recap, this crowdfunded PC case mimics the cheese grater design once you get the optional Dice Y” sound dampening cover, but unlike Apple’s offering, this one uses a more conventional side panel instead of a pull-up cover. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.