Tag Archive: Brick


‘Evil’ Wi-Fi network can brick your iPhone (and how to stop it)

A new threat targeting iOS devices has been discovered by security researchers Patrick Kelly and Matt Harrigan, promising to “brick” your iPhone or iPad if you happen to log onto malicious Wi-Fi networks. Why would anyone log onto a malicious Wi-Fi network? Because by exploiting the auto-reconnect feature found on iOS — whereby your Apple device will […]

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This tiny black brick adds a layer of backup to your regular Apple charger [Deals]

All of us iPhone users know the feeling of having to pull the plug and get out the door before the battery’s done charging. The sleek white charging block that comes with our phone channels the charge but can’t carry it, but with the NomadPlus it can. Designed to snugly fit Apple’s USB hub, it’s […]

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The only good way to brick your MacBook

  I pretty much love Apple and Lego in equal measure, so the idea of somehow combining the two is never going to fail to win my approval. Assuming that I’m not the only person to feel this way, allow… Read more ›

Lego brick master turns heads with turntable

Standing in front of a classic turntable, you might not expect to be impressed by the brick work But it’s the first thing that comes to mind when beholding the sci-fi hi-fi created by Korean Lego artist Hayarobi. No detail… Read more ›

Super Bowl commercials become Lego masterpieces in ‘Brick Bowl’

You’ve surely seen the ultra-expensive Super Bowl commercials by now (and if you haven’t check out our round up), but I doubt you took time to recreate your favorites as stop-motion Lego animations. That’s precisely what A+C Studios did, however,… Read more ›

Portable Power Brick Juices All Your Gear [Review]

You know how it is–you never seem to have enough battery power for your iPhone or iPad when you really need it. When I travel, I tend to use my iPhone 5 for everything possible, looking up nearby restaurants and… Read more ›     

Apple Introduces New Fast-Charging iPad Power Brick

You gotta love Apple (no, seriously, you gotta love Apple to get a job here at Cult of Mac – Leander tests our faith every day during Morning iService) – it might keep quiet and take its time to fix things, but fix them it does. Well, for high-profile problems at least.

Today’s fix is a new iPad charger, a beefed up 12-watt model which should juice the iPads 3 and 4 faster than  [Read More…]