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    iPhone 4 Survives After Months in a Frozen Lake Thanks to OtterBox

    The original story about a man finding a working iPhone 4 at the bottom of a drained, often frozen lake was posted on BuzzFeed last week, so chances are you’ve already been made aware of it by at least two or three other sites. So, instead of just retelling the story, we’re just going to hop […]

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    Apple Trying to Move Away From Samsung as Supplier of Displays for iPhone 8

    In April, rumors started circulating that Apple was looking to add an OLED screen to next year’s iPhone for their big 10-year anniversary redesign. Trouble was, there’s only one company that can mass produce smartphone-sized OLED screens, and that company doesn’t have the friendliest of relationships with Apple. Reports from the Korean Herald and the Chinese Wall Street […]

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    Play-Doh is Going Digital With the Help of Apple

    We’ve seen our fair share of toys making the jump to apps over the years, enough to make the idea the norm instead of the exception. But today, we’re talking Play-Doh, and the new app and playset they’ve made is so interesting that Apple has decided to sell it in their retail stores. I’m pretty […]

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    Beats Solo3 Wireless Review

    Beats are back. It had been a while since we’d seen new products from Beats! Fortunately, there are a whole bunch of wireless headphones coming our way that were announced during the iPhone 7 launch. Now that Beats has been fully integrated into Apple, all of these newly announced headphones have Apple’s new W1 chip, […]

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    Apple Refreshes the MacBook Pro and Does Away With the MacBook Air

    Apple introduced the redesigned MacBook Pro this morning at a press event, and if you want good news, here it is — the new 13″ and 15″ Pro laptops are so thin and light, they made a separate Air line of laptops unnecessary. Of course, the new MacBook Pros aren’t just thinner and lighter. They’re also […]

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    Beats Gets Back on the Air in a New Ad Featuring Pinocchio

    Beats has been much quieter since getting acquired by Apple in 2014, but that changed during the iPhone 7 announcement, when Apple announced three new Beats products — updated Solo on-ears and Powerbeats in-ears, plus the new lightweight Beats X in-ears. All three are wireless and use Apple’s new W1 chip, which helps sync the headphones […]

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    The Scent of Your MacBook Has Been Infused Into a Candle

    Yeah, it’s real. Twelve South, one of many Apple-friendly merch makers, has revolutionized the candle. If you buy new MacBooks just to become intoxicated by the smell that wafts up when you unbox the things, there’s now a much more wallet-friendly way to maintain your addiction. The New Mac Candle is said to have that […]

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    Aetna is One of the First Insurers to Subsidize the Cost of an Apple Watch

    We’re of the opinion that the Apple Watch is way too expensive. Well, it might not be too expensive soon, but don’t look to Apple for a price cut — look to your insurance company. Aetna is the latest insurer to encourage the connected health movement by offering subsidies for the Apple Watch. Aetna’s new initiative […]

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    Apple Keeps Logs of Phone Numbers Entered for Use With iMessage

    Apple’s sterling reputation on privacy has taken a small hit this week, with news getting out that the company keeps 30-day logs of phone numbers that users enter for use with iMessage. As reported by The Intercept, the logs show which phone numbers have been used with the messaging app, regardless of whether or not any messages […]

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    Disney Princess iMessage Stickers Have Arrived on iOS 10

    The iPhone 7 is nice and all, but the real yearly prize is the annual update to iOS. Every iPhone gets marginally better, but the iOS update can add sweet new features that really change the way we use our phones. Case in point — thanks to yesterday’s iOS 10 update, iMessage just got way more […]

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    Hey, Sprint Wants to Give You a Free iPhone 7, Too

    Free iPhone 7 deals all over the place! T-Mobile is giving the things out, and now Sprint is doing the same. The only problem is the Sprint network, but that might be OK considering their monthly plans are now way better than what T-Mobile is offering. Like with the T-Mobile deal, Sprint is taking any […]

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    T-Mobile Trade-In Deal Can Net You a Free iPhone 7

    It’s new iPhone season, and as always, T-Mobile is bringing the heat. Their iPhone 7 trade-in promotion is promising a free iPhone 7, and if you meet the requirements, it sounds like there are no strings attached. Well, there’s one string — One. The requirements are pretty simple — have an iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, or […]

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    Apple Watch is Getting a Series 2 and, More Importantly, Pokémon Go

    At Apple’s iPhone 7 event today, the company quickly dished out some Apple Watch news. In addition to a slight revamp (revamp might be too strong a word) in the upcoming Series 2, we got word that the Watch is about to make playing Pokémon Go even easier. Pokémon Go on the Apple Watch is a bit similar […]

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    Nintendo is Bringing Mario to the iOS With Super Mario Run

    It started with Miitomo, and it kinda continued with the Niantic-developed Pokémon Go, but now consider the tap wide open. Nintendo is going full steam ahead into smartphone apps with their leading man with Super Mario Run, an upcoming game for iOS announced by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto at the Apple iPhone 7 press conference today. […]

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    Apple May Introduce Three Kind of New iPads Next Year

    New is a relative term in the world of tablets and smartphones. As the mobile market has matured, smartphones have settled down into regular, incremental yearly refresh cycles. According to a report from AppleInsider, that will hold true next year for the iPad, with three tablets that will look and feel familiar. But, that same report […]

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    Rumor Has It That Big Changes are Coming to the MacBook Pro Soon

    The next time Apple has MacBook Pro news to share, it’ll be more than just a simple refresh. Sources have told Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman that Apple is planning several significant design tweaks for their high-priced laptops, but we’ll have to wait a while yet to know for sure — it’s unlikely that the MacBook Pro will […]