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Satechi Apple Mac Mini Type-C Stand & Hub with SSD Enclosure review

REVIEW – One of the main frustrations I’ve had with the Apple Mac Mini (M1, 2020) is the low number of ports, and that they’re always on the back. I’ve tried various hubs but none seem to be as slick as the Satechi stand that sits neatly under the Mac Mini itself. I got to …

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Apple announces $99 MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12

NEWS – Adding to its MagSafe accessory range, Apple today announced the MagSafe Battery Pack, a small battery that magnetically attaches to the back of any iPhone 12 model for convenient wireless charging on the go.  Taking advantage of the magnets that give MagSafe its name, the MagSafe Battery Pack simply snaps to the back …

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Get an even better fit for your Apple AirPods Pro with Eartune Fidelity UF-A

NEWS – “Eh?  What’s that ya say?  Speak up, dude, I can’t hear you ’cause these new tips for my AirPod Pros fit so darn good.”  That’s the scenario Eartune Fidelity UF-A aims to create with their soft, easy-to-install memory foam ear tips that are exclusively made to fit AirPods Pro.  You can hear about …

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Twelve South MagicBridge Extended review – Connects Apple Magic Trackpad 2 to Apple Magic Keyboard

REVIEW – Twelve South started joining Mac keyboards to Mac trackpads back in 2011 with their original MagicWand. This was back when you had to use a penny to unscrew the AA battery compartment on those Apple devices. Good times. Well it’s 2021 and they’ve released the updated, extended version of their MagicBridge which connects …

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Apple announces Lossless Audio, Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos coming to Apple Music at no extra charge

NEWS – Ahead of its Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), coming in June, Apple has announced Spatial Audio, Lossless Audio, and Dolby Atmos support coming to Apple Music.  Lossless Audio uses Apple’s ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) “to preserve every single bit of the original audio file,” according to the company. Lossless Audio is available in …

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The new Fire TV Remote Covers are all about Mando and Grogu…This is the way

NEWS – If you’re a fan of the hit TV show The Mandalorian, and who isn’t at this point, you will soon have another way to express your fandom. Amazon has two new Mandalorian remote covers for the Fire TV featuring the cutest bounty in the galaxy.  The covers are designed specifically for the Alexa …

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Apple introduces the new 13-in MacBook Pro

NEWS – Apple has introduced a new 13-inch Macbook Pro with updated keyboard, double storage capacity, and available 10th generation Intel Core series processors. This marks the end of Apple’s use of its butterfly keyboard, the controversial mechanism introduced in the 12-inch Macbook in 2015. The 13-inch Macbook Pro uses Apple’s Magic Keyboard, using an …

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Apple Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro: First impressions

ARTICLE – Nearly as soon as it was announced, I ordered one of Apple’s Magic Keyboards for my recently-acquired 11” iPad Pro (first generation). And when it arrived today, I eagerly got it set up and started typing out my first impressions. Previously, I had been using a spare Mac Magic Keyboard and a Twelve-South …

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Apple Music comes to 2018 and newer Samsung smart TVs

NEWS – Samsung and Apple have announced that users of Samsung Smart TVs made in the last two years will be able to download Apple’s Music app to access their music directly on their TV. The interface is similar to what you would see in the Music app on the Apple TV, offering the familiar …

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Apple announces updated iPhone SE

NEWS – Apple has announced the highly anticipated successor to their popular iPhone SE. As the most affordable iPhone, it is essentially an upgraded iPhone 8, which it replaces in Apple’s lineup. Featuring a 4.7″ Retina Display with Dolby Vision and HDR 10 support, and TouchID, it is available in Black, White, and (PRODUCT)RED, in …

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In-ear epiphany: Apple AirPods Pro first impressions

ARTICLE – When Apple revealed their AirPods Pro, featuring a more secure fitting in-ear style, I immediately put in my order. Lo and behold, a mere 30 hours later, they arrived at my office. I spent the last several hours putting them through their paces and here are some initial thoughts. New wider case The …

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Apple announces in-ear AirPods Pro, available 10/30

NEWS – I’ve been closely following the rumors of a new variant of AirPods for the past couple months, and today, out of nowhere, Apple announced their new model, dubbed the AirPods Pro. And surprise, they’re available this Wednesday, October 30th! I have a pair of original AirPods, and they’re just great, except for the …

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