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Take your 11-inch iPad Pro offroad with Zagg’s rugged keyboard case

iPad Pros go everywhere, not just classrooms and offices. The Zagg Rugged Book Go was designed to protect this professional-grade iOS slate through somewhat harsher conditions. After being unveiled at

Finally, a simple photo editor focused on drone aerial photography [Deals]

Drones aren’t just fun toys anymore. Drones are changing…well, everything. Drones are delivering medical supplies in Africa, keeping school kids safe in Indiana and improving our understanding of

Apple starts offering LG’s latest UltraFine 4K Display online

A day after it began quietly appearing in Apple retail locations, the Mac maker added LG’s larger UltraFine 4K Display to its online store. With the pricier 5K version of this product listed as “sold

How to escape iPad autocorrect text-entry nightmares

Switching off autocorrect will make your typing more, not less accurate, and you'll never send an embarrassing text ever again. Here's how to do it right. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Siri’s meek voice might make us think women are subservient

Siri, Alexa and all the other well-known voice assistants are female. A new study argues that ordering these artificial intelligences around reinforces the idea that women should be obedient and

Apple celebrates Ramadan and 4K video on the iPhone XS

Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection for Muslims. Apple sought to honor the holiday with a 15-second “Shot on iPhone XS” spot featuring gorgeous video footage from two photographers from the

All MacBooks with butterfly keyboards are now eligible for free repairs

Apple updated its Keyboard Service Program today to also include support for the 2018 MacBook Pro and 2018 MacBook Air. The news comes on the heels of Apple’s unveiling of new MacBook Pros this

Fiery Feeds adds Instapaper-like universal read-later service

Huge Fiery Feeds update adds read-later service, three-pane view, iCloud sync and more. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Charge all your Apple devices with Zens Dual+Watch, now in white

Zens’ popular Dual+Watch wireless charging pad is the one-stop charging system for all your Apple gadgets. It can charge three devices simultaneously, including your Apple Watch, iPhone and the new

Apple unleashes its fastest ever MacBook Pro

Apple just brought Intel’s latest eighth- and ninth-generation chips to the MacBook Pro, making it the company’s fastest ever laptop. The newest 8-core models deliver up to twice the performance of a

Apple reportedly tried to buy Tesla for way over the odds

Apple tried to buy Tesla for more than it is currently worth back in 2013, according to one analyst. The iPhone-maker is said to have made a bid at around $240 a share. Tesla CEO Elon Musk had already

Fortnite will get huge audio improvements in 9.1 update

Epic Games has promised huge audio improvements for Fortnite Battle Royale. The changes, which are especially focused on enemy player awareness, will be made in the version 9.10 update. It is expected

Everyone’s favorite sassy weather app gets huge update

I’ve long been a fan of Brian Mueller’s CARROT apps, which offer everything from fitness-tracking to calorie-counting tools with a sarcastic AI taskmaster keeping you in line. Today, Mueller has

’Hundreds’ working to make Apple News+ best for magazines

Apple has “hundreds” of people working to make Apple News+ the best place to read your favorite magazines. The company has received lots of “great feedback” from many of its publishing partners, it

Cannes Lions hails Apple’s creative genius for advertising

Apple has received virtually every award there is for advertising and marketing, but one announced this week caught the company by surprise. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Score stylish Bang & Olufsen headphones at a hefty discount [Deals]

If you want the clothes you wear to look good, it shouldn’t be any different for a set of headphones. So when headphones that combine stylish, solid design and great performance are available at a

Apple Watch’s ECG app likely to arrive in Canada very soon

The revolutionary ECG app for the Apple Watch Series 4 looks like it could arrive in Canada in the near future. According to the Health Canada database, Apple licenses for ECG and irregular heart rate

Nintendo is ditching 2 of its biggest mobile games in Belgium

Two of Nintendo’s top mobile titles will vanish from the App Store on August 27. Well, in Belgium at least. Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem Heroes have been big cash generators for Nintendo since

Watch Tim Cook’s recent Tulane University commencement speech

Tim Cook’s Tulane University commencement address is now available to watch online. Cook delivered his speech to graduates over the weekend, during which he drew on his own career experiences to offer

Apple Pay goes live in two new markets and one big Australian bank

Apple Pay has continued its expansion by going live in Hungary and Luxembourg. This marks 38 markets in which Apple’s mobile payment service is now available. It is Apple Pay’s first new launch since