The original Apple iMac G3 was introduced by Steve Jobs on August 15th, 1998 and it stood out because of its unique egg-shaped look, with a CRT monitor that was enclosed in a Bondi Blue colored translucent plastic case. The slot-loaded optical drive was innovative for its time, as many computers still had the front-loading version, and there was also no floppy drive in sight. Later, it was offered in a total of thirteen different colors, including Strawberry, Blueberry, Lime and more. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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Finally, Apple’s first-ever credit card launched earlier this month, and simply put, it lives in the Wallet app on your iPhone. Once activated, it shows you a plethora of information about your spending habits, and the card even changes color depending on what you buy. Unlike a traditional credit card, the Apple Card conceals your identifying information and uses machine learning to interpret transactions into stunning graphs. Read more to see a famous YouTuber unbox his as well as provide some hands-on first impressions.
If you’ve always wanted a Tesla-like touchscreen display for your car, look no further than Sony’s new XAV-AX8000 in-car media receiver. Once installed, you get an 8.95-inch, anti-glare display that seamlessly hovers over your dashboard and only requires a single-DIN space. Unlike other head units, this one supports both both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto via USB, complete with hands-free voice control. Read more for another picture and additional information.
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, this bizarre iPhone-powered shaver attachment comes along. There’s really not much to the device, other than that it’s a miniature electric razor that plugs directly into your iPhone’s Lightning port. Featuring a single rotary blade, it may not be powerful enough to tackle thick beards or even just your basic five-o’clock shadow. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
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For those who don’t know, Apple’s Mac Pro, a series of workstation and servers, has only been around since 2006. What sets it apart from the others is that in most configurations, it’s the most powerful computer that Apple offers out of the iMac, iMac Pro, and Mac Mini. From 2006-2012 the handle on and cooling air intake configuration of the front of the case has caused Macintosh enthusiasts to refer to the 1st generation as the “cheese grater” Mac Pro, as well as the latest model, designed by Jony Ive. This concept by industrial designer Semin Jun takes a different approach. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
At $995, the Louis Vuitton Horizon Earphones, developed by Master & Dynamic, not only look the part, but are designed to deliver impeccable sound thanks to a precisely engineered audio system. They come in four colorways: black, white and red Monogram or yellow and blue LV stripes. When these earphones are fully charged, expect up to 3.5 hours of continuous listening, while an intuitive touch control element making adjusting volume or skipping tracks a breeze. Read more for the hands-on video and additional information.
Apple has just reported its fiscal third quarter earnings, and revealed that the company’s services revenue has a hit a new high. The division includes revenue from subscriptions services like Apple Music, iTunes, Apple Pay and iCloud, raked in sales of $11.46 billion during the period. However, iPhones are still a key component to the company, bringing in $25.99 billion in revenue, more than any other division. Everything combined, Apple reported quarterly revenue of $53.8 billion, up 1% from the same period last year. They also announced that the Apple Card is coming in August. Read more for a video and additional information.
We’re just a little over one month away from Apple’s September iPhone keynote, and to hold you over, we bring you an interesting unboxing video of a handset that you probably won’t find in stores here. It’s officially called the “SOYES XS”, but in reality, those who have seen it say it’s just a miniature iPhone XS. Measuring just 3.70″ x 2.01″ x 0.39″ and weighing just 99g, it most likely is the world’s smallest iPhone XS knockoff and actually looks the part too. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Russia-based Caviar introduces the Apple iPhone XI “Apollo 11” concept, and the only thing it has to do with the moon landing is that the smartphone will only be limited to 50-units worldwide. This limited edition smartphone is touted as being fire, water and frost resistant, thanks to a shell made from black Kevlar, titanium as well as some ultra high strength composite material. Kevlar is typically used to make bulletproof clothing and also offers high fire resistance while shielding from extreme temperatures up to 460° C or -200° C. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Available in XS ($24,790) and XS Max ($24,990) models, Golden Concept’s iPhone Sugar Skull Edition just might be the craziest-looking yet. Featuring a 3D-hand-craved Sugar Skull in approximately 110 grams (3.88 oz) of 18k gold and then encrusted with 137 diamonds, this custom iPhone is made by a master craftsman using some of the world’s finest materials, including genuine alligator leather. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.