Pablo Escobar’s biological brother, Roberto de Jesús Escobar Gaviria, announced today a limited edition run of gold-plated iPhone 11 Pro 256GB handsets, and they’ll set you back just $499. The one caveat is that these were formerly damaged phones, or to be more specific, damaged screen damage and / or water issues. They were bought, fixed, and then gold-plated. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Most Apple fans probably already know that the company has been developing augmented reality glasses for the past couple of years, but new information has been leaked, courtesy of Jon Prosser. He states that Apple is working on a Steve Jobs Heritage Edition prototype, similar to how Apple Watch came out with the $10,000 gold version early on. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple AirPods 2 with the Wireless Charging Case may not have active noise cancellation, but it’s definitely no slouch, and you can grab a pair for $149.98 shipped, this weekend only, originally $199. The case is designed to offer the freedom of wireless charging with Qi-compatible charging solutions, while a built-in LED light indicator located on the front of the case shows the charge status. Product page. Read more
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Many details have leaked about Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12, including a detail on how the 6.1 and 6.7-inch displays on the Pro models will be capable of a 120Hz refresh rate, with the ability to switch down to 60Hz dynamically to conserve battery life. What if Apple decided to catch everyone off guard with an additional foldable model? Read more for a video showing how such a device could look.
Yes, the $699 Apple Mac Pro Wheels Kit is real, and really do cost more than the new iPhone SE. They’re described as custom-designed stainless steel and rubber wheels that make sliding your Mac Pro out from under your desk or across your studio a breeze. Braille Skateboarding wanted to see how they’d perform on a real board, and the results are interesting to say the least. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple AirPods Pro are normally priced at $249, but you can snag a pair for $227.99 shipped (discount automatically applied at checkout). Unlike the standard AirPods, the Pro model uses an innovative vent system to equalize pressure, minimizing the discomfort common in other in-ear designs, and they’re sweat / water-resistant, making them perfect for active lifestyles. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
For those looking to upgrade to Apple’s next-generation iPhone 12, you may want to opt for the Pro 6.1″ / 6.7″ models, as it is reportedly getting a 120Hz refresh rate ProMotion display, revamped Face ID technology, improved night / portrait photography modes, and lots more. The ProMotion display boasts an adaptive refresh rate that can automatically switch between 120Hz, 60Hz or even 24Hz, based on the usage scenario, thus improving battery life. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Apple is rumored to be launching new AirPods, AirPods Pro and a set of over-ear headphones later this year, possibly as soon as the virtual WWDC 2020 conference beginning June 22, 2020. Technology leaker Jon Prosser discovered that the over-ear Apple headphones are codenamed B15 and will purportedly be called the AirPods Studio, priced at $349. Read more for a video and additional information.
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If Apple were to one day merge the Apple Watch and iPhone into a single device, it might look similar to this concept by designer Louis Berger. Simply put, the iPhone’s camera module would be removable and can be docked in its own Mosaic case, worn around your neck, or possible even as a smartwatch with some bands. There’s a tiny micro LED display showing notifications on the camera lens side, and a full screen on the other. Read more for additional pictures.
The Apple iPad is perfect for everyday use, and it’s being offered for just $249.99 shipped, today only, originally $329. This latest model offers more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard, as well as a new iPad experience with iPadOS. Featuring a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, and all-day battery life. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.