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This Apple TV gaming controller takes you to console heaven [Reviews]

A few weeks ago, I found myself at the local Apple Store chatting to a sales associate who was demonstrating the SteelSeries Nimbus gaming controller. I had a quick go at the controls only to find myself duly impressed by the way it works as an Apple TV gaming controller. I was intrigued enough to take […]

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Apple Stores will ditch plastic bags for paper this month

As part of its focus on the environment, Apple Stores will this month ditch its instantly-recognizable plastic bags for new paper ones made of 80 percent recycled materials. The official changeover happens ten days from now on April 15, although stores will continue to use the old plastic bags until they have run out of […]

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Apple will sell its 1 billionth iPhone this summer

Apple will sell its one billionth iPhone this summer and is likely to sell its 2 billionth by 2020, claims a new report. Provided these numbers are accurate (and the first is almost certainly correct), it’s a timely reminder that — even during a period when the term “peak iPhone” is being thrown around — Apple’s astonishingly […]

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This commuter/camera backpack will PRVKE you to retire your other bags [Reviews]

Backpacks evoke certain expectations. Sexy is usually not one of those expectations. Yet that is the first feeling I had when checking out the PRVKE Pack, a smartly engineered backpack for photographers designed by brothers Ryan and Spencer Cope. Their company is called WANDRD, and wander is exactly what you will want to do with […]

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Jony Ive and Tony Fadell helped design this fancy $700 juicer

The iPod of juicers won’t be sold by Apple, but Jony Ive and former Apple exec Tony Fadell each helped design what could become the closest thing. Juicero, a startup backed by Campbell Soup and Google, is launching the world’s first cold-press juicing system today, that takes the hassle out of liquifying raw vegetables by […]

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This week’s hottest deals on iPad Pro, Apple accessories, more

One of Apple’s hottest products — the powerful new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, which Cult of Mac called the most important iPad since the original — is already selling at a discount. We’ve got the scoop on that sale — plus sweet deals on other great gear, including refurbished MacBooks and spiffy Apple accessories — in […]

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Kickstart this smart streaming Wi-Fi speaker [Reviews]

These days, very few of us actually purchase individual albums or singles, thanks to the growing popularity of subscription-based services such as Apple Music and Spotify. Playing these streaming services through Bluetooth speakers is just as easy as playing them from your iPhone. But what if you want to play your favorite Spotify playlists without […]

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Gorgeous puzzler Mekorama could be this year’s Monument Valley

As anyone who has read my coverage of the superb iOS game Monument Valley will know, I’m a huge sucker for beautiful puzzle games. Well, it seems that 2016’s going to be a good year for me (and plenty of likeminded gamers), since a new trailer showing off an upcoming iOS game called Mekorama, built by […]

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Create detailed 3D models with this amazing CAD app for iPad Pro

Apple is always talking about how many professions increasingly rely on the iPad for work, and developers Onshape have just added another: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) modelers. Onshape’s new app lets iPad Pro owners carry out the compute-intensive calculations and graphics for 3D solid modeling from their supercharged tablet, using their trusty Apple Pencil. The Pencil enables CAD […]

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Samsung Gear S2 to gain iPhone support this month

Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch will get an update that adds iPhone compatibility by the end of this month, according to a new report. The move will allow Samsung to compete with the Apple Watch in its own backyard, but some features — such as Samsung Pay — will be lost when the wearable is connected to iOS. […]

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