Tag Archive: Bank


XTRON power bank is futureproof thanks to USB-C

It may look like a flask, but the contents of the XTRON pack more of a punch than your favorite bourbon. It’s a portable power bank from Maximas with a whopping 13400mAh. Its best feature is the USB-C port, the up-and-coming USB standard, and it is capable of charging any laptop with this port, especially […]

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Chinese sperm bank wants you to swap your swimmers for an iPhone 6s

China seems to have a bit of a problem with certain members of the population trying to trade vital organs for Apple’s next-gen iPhone 6s. Responding to this, a local sperm bank at Renji Hospital in Shanghai is offering donors the cash to buy Apple’s new handset in exchange for a sperm sample. “No need to […]

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Smart bulb colors your world without breaking the bank

If you found the transition from incandescent to fluorescent painful, you will be relieved to know you are in the midst of a lightbulb moment. This is the year when the price of LED-based smart bulbs, with the color and quality of light controlled by mobile apps, falls far enough to go mainstream. Entering the […]

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Lloyds Bank and Halifax customers can now use Apple Pay in the U.K.

Two more major U.K. banks have hopped on the Apple Pay bandwagon. Lloyds and Halifax are now supported by the service, bringing the total number of Apple Pay banking partners in the U.K. to an impressive 11. Others include Natwest, Santander, Nationwide, RBS, Ulster Bank, MBNA, American Express, HSBC, and First Direct. The only major […]

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Fix your broken iPhone without breaking the bank with this easy-to-use DIY repair kit [Deals]

Too many of us are familiar with the resonant thud as our iPhone takes a faceplant onto the ground, letting us know without even looking that it’s been busted. It’s a huge inconvenience and expensive to get fixed properly, not… Read more ›

Bank of America refunds duplicate Apple Pay charges

If you’ve been happily tapping up charges with your iPhone 6 after Apple Pay was released on Monday, you might want to double check your bank statements. A number of early Apple Pay users have reported that Apple’s tap-to-pay solution has… Read more ›

Lumsing’s harmonica-shaped power bank is everything you could want in an external battery

Battery packs are a necessary evil in our modern lives. Devices that can’t get through a day without a charge surround us, but the thin-and-light profiles we take for granted can’t accommodate swappable batteries. Add battery-intensive tasks like gaming or… Read more ›

Varidesk Gets You Standing, Won’t Break The Bank [Review]

Cult of Mac has long had a thing for standup desks – for years, publisher Leander Kahney has written posts great and small at an Ikea kitchen table propped up on canisters. His DIY version outlines the basic problem: a… Read more ›