Exclusive: Apple planning ‘AirTag’ name for Tile-like tracker accessory

We’ve been hearing rumors and seeing evidence about an Apple Tile-like device for tracking personal items. Now, with the release of iOS 13.2, we can confirm that this device will be called “AirTag”. more… The post Exclusive: Apple planning ‘AirTag’ name for Tile-like tracker accessory appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Functioning Apple-1 with unique accessory lot sells for $471K at auction

Earlier this month, a functioning Apple-1 hit the auction block through Christie’s auction house in the UK. The machine was expected to fetch as much as $ 630,000, with the auction house providing a range of $ 378,000 to $ 630,000. more… The post Functioning Apple-1 with unique accessory lot sells for $ 471K at […]

Mazda announces CarPlay for 2018 & 2019 cars, teases retrofit accessory for earlier models

After being touted as a CarPlay partner for over 3 years, Mazda today officially announced its plans to bring Apple’s in-car system to its vehicles. Mazda made the announcement at the New York International Auto Show, which has brought a handful of CarPlay announcements already… more… 9to5Mac

Amazon flaw costs Apple accessory maker nearly $100k as counterfeiter takes over legitimate listing

Amazon has come under fire in the past for its lackluster approach to handling counterfeit products. Now, the online retailer is facing a broader problem, with counterfeiters going as far as to take over a company’s legitimate product listing… more… 9to5Mac

PSA: Apple’s USB-C accessory + UltraFine display pricing discounts end this week

Apple first announced that it would be discounting certain USB-C accessories back in November to coincide with the release of the new MacBook Pros. Originally, the promotion was set to run through the end of the year, but Apple extended it through March 31st to supplement the launch of the LG UltraFine 5K displays, which […]

Logic Pros Review: Apogee’s new Element audio interfaces w/ dedicated Mac/iOS apps & Remote accessory

In this weeks episode of Logic Pros, we are taking a look at the new Apogee Element Thunderbolt audio interfaces. Apogee has sat atop the world of digital audio conversion for quite some time now. Its premium Thunderbolt Ensemble and flagship Symphony interfaces are among the top choices for industry professionals in terms of overall sound […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG 34-inch Widescreen Monitor $549, Sony Bluetooth Headphones $45, Pad & Quill Accessory Sale, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Daily Deals: LG 34-inch IPS LED Monitor w/ USB Hub $ 549, Onkyo 7.2-Ch Receiver + $ 50 Newegg Gift Card $ 349, […]

TwelveSouth’s new MagicBridge accessory joins your Apple Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2

From 9to5Toys.com: TwelveSouth is introducing the next generation of its MagicWand accessory known as the MagicBridge. The small tray houses both your Apple Magic Keyboard and Trackpad 2 to create a unified control surface for your Mac. Head below for all the details: more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Opinion: Smart Connector is the future but Apple & accessory makers need to work together

Alongside the iPad Pro last November, Apple introduced a new connectivity option for users with the Smart Connector. Originally, Apple only touted the connection as being good for easily pairing things like keyboards to the iPad. We’ve since learned a little more about the capabilities of the three-pin connection, but overarching details are still vague. […]