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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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Totallee is selling iPhone 11 Pro cases ahead of Apples September iPhone event

NEWS – On Thursday, Apple sent out invites for an event September 10th at the Steve Jobs Theater. There the company is expected to introduce the world to the iPhone 11 Pro. Case maker Totallee is getting the jump on everyone by introducing cases designed for Apples newest smartphone. Totallee already has cases for sale …

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PSA: Opt-out of Apple Card’s Arbitration Provision

NEWS – If you snatched up a fancy new Apple Card in the past week or so, you might want to take a good look at the terms and conditions, particularly under the Arbitration Provision section near the end of the document. Therein it states: By accepting this Agreement or using your Account, unless you reject …

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Flösku Remote Case and Halo Apple Homepod stand review

REVIEW – Flösku is a relatively new company based in England and their first accessories are precision crafted for Apple products. We’re taking a look at their Remote Case for Apple TV and the Halo Stand for Apple Homepod. What are they? The Remote Case is aptly named as it’s a two-piece case that encloses …

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Why did Apple’s AirPower fail?

ARTICLE – In 2017, Apple made a rather astonishing and equally exciting announcement during the iPhoneX/8 launch event. It would be bringing an innovative Qi-enabled wireless charger to market called AirPower. Wireless chargers were nothing new at the time — they’re certainly rampant now — but the AirPower stood out because it could simultaneously charge …

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Apple Airpad cancelled, Nomad offers alternative

NEWS – Apple has just announced that they are putting the final nail in the AirPad coffin. (Photo credit for above shot goes to The Verge.) Matthew Panzarino at TechCrunch has the dirty details: “After a delay of over a year since it was first announced in September of 2017, the AirPower charging mat has …

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It’s a Christmas miracle, soon you’ll be able to play Apple Music on your Amazon Echo

NEWS – Well, this is an interesting bit of news. Apparently the long-standing riff, feud, or whatever you want to call it between the two largest tech industry power players Amazon and Apple may be softening. The news is that starting next month (December 17th, 2018), you’ll be able to play Apple Music on Amazon …

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A cure for the common Apple AirPods color

NEWS – Are you interested in buying some Apple AirPods but don’t want the same white that everyone else has?  If so, ColorWare has the product you’re looking for.  They take various electronic devices and paint them to give you the unique device you want.  They add color to game controllers, microphones, computer mice, headphones, …

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Apple offers free month of larger iCloud storage plans

Apple offers free trials of larger iCloud accounts

Apple has begun promoting free 1-month trials of paid, higher storage iCloud subscriptions to customers currently on the standard free 5GB plan. The promotion is limited to users who are on the entry-level (and rather paltry) 5GB storage plan. The 50GB, 200GB and 2TB tiers typically run $0.99, $2.99 and $9.99 per month, respectively. Anyone …

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Apple announces the HomePod, challenger to Amazon Echo and Google Home

One of the most interesting announcements made today at Apple’s Annual WWDC was the release of the Apple HomePod, Apple’s entry into the home assistant arms race. A straight up challenger to the champ, Amazon Echo and the runner-up, Google Home, Apple’s HomePod takes Siri out of your iPhone and places her squarely, for better …

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