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April 18, 2018
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First look: Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Puck RX570 delivers on-the-go graphics power to MacBook Pro

The Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck packs a Radeon RX570 GPU inside a portable, Thunderbolt 3-compatible package, offering MacBook users a take-anywhere graphics boost. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 27, 2018
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Review: VOCOlinc’s smart power strip is an affordable way to add HomeKit to 3 devices

Adding HomeKit to your house can be expensive, but as the technology progresses, more affordable options have been making their way to market that make HomeKit a viable choice for a broader market. A couple of weeks ago, Zac reviewed … Continue reading

February 11, 2018
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The HomePod power cable can be removed, but you probably shouldn’t [Video]

The HomePod’s power cable is technically user-removable, as is demonstrated by our hands-on video. A very brave user on /r/apple took the plunge and forcefully removed the power cable from their space gray HomePod. We were able to do likewise with … Continue reading

January 18, 2018
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Hands-on: Ugreen’s 20000mAh MFi Power Bank with built-in Lightning cable

We’ve reviewed several Ugreen products in the past, but this is probably the most useful one that I’ve seen thus far. It’s a huge 20,000 mAh MFi Power Bank, which is capable of recharging your iPhone five times over. That … Continue reading

January 9, 2018
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Comments Off on Incase announces IconConnected Power Sleeve for MacBook Pro w/ built-in 14,000mAh battery

Incase announces IconConnected Power Sleeve for MacBook Pro w/ built-in 14,000mAh battery

Incase is known for its high-quality bags and sleeves, and the company today has uncased its latest offering: the IconConnected Power Sleeve. This sleeve takes the traditional Incase Icon sleeve and combines it with a 14,000maAh battery capable of charging … Continue reading

October 14, 2017
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iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

Among the lesser known features included in Apple’s latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches. AppleInsider … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
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Totm+Travl smart Apple Watch dock hits Kickstarter with power bank, HomeKit support, and more

A new product from padawanlab is hitting Kickstarter today, and it’s a beautiful piece of hardware. Totm+Travl offers a new take on Apple Watch docks, a smart dock with a clean, minimal wooden design with lots of functionality. more… 9to5Mac

October 6, 2017
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Comments Off on Opinion: Apple needs to include a fast charging power adapter with the iPhone

Opinion: Apple needs to include a fast charging power adapter with the iPhone

It’s well known that Apple puts a lot of energy and focus into creating an amazing user experience with its products and services, and this can be seen in many ways across Apple’s ecosystem of hardware and software. However, one … Continue reading

May 19, 2017
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Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

In an escalating war with Apple Music, streaming music market leader Spotify on Thursday announced the acquisition of Niland, a small machine learning startup whose technology will help deliver song recommendations to users. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Hands-on: Mantiz Venus – a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + docking station with 87W of USB Power Delivery [Video]

Hands-on: Mantiz Venus – a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + docking station with 87W of USB Power Delivery [Video]

Mantiz’s Venus is an upcoming eGPU box and docking station for Thunderbolt 3-enabled laptops like the 2016 MacBook Pro. The Taiwanese-based company is working on bringing two eGPU boxes to market — the eccentric-looking Saturn, and the more subdued-looking Venus. The … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
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Researchers develop new battery tech that can recharge in minutes & hold 3x the power

One common request for each year’s iPhone refresh is revolutionary new battery performance and a team from the University of Texas has developed a new battery technology that could one day change the game. The new battery technology claims to … Continue reading

August 25, 2016
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Apple’s iTunes ranks fourth in JD Power satisfaction survey for paid streaming video

J.D. Power on Thursday published a new customer satisfaction survey for paid video streaming services, ranking Apple’s iTunes below three major competitors. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 12, 2016
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Apple Watch Ranked Highest in Smartwatch Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power

Market research company J.D. Power has published the results of its 2016 Smartwatch Device Satisfaction Report, and Apple ranked highest among smartwatch manufacturers in customer satisfaction. Samsung finished in second place, although it was first in the related fitness band … Continue reading

April 2, 2016
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Apple, Amazon, Google & Microsoft file joint brief supporting Obama & EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Apple alongside Amazon, Google and Microsoft today filed a joint amicus brief in support of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan that aims to introduce new emissions regulations. The EPA had some … Continue reading