Category - Accessories
Every day, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our MacNN Deals store. Since the typically sunny summer is just around the corner, today's selections are all portable Bluetooth speakers, including two classy audio devices clad in leather and wood, another that's weather-sealed, and one that offers volume with a solid bass.
Every day, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our MacNN Deals store. Today's selections are all light-providing devices and accessories, including a way to improve your light for selfies and video calls, something to help you connect devices in the dark, and two neat ways to illuminate your desk or a room.
An accessory for the upcoming Pokémon game for mobile devices is now available to pre-order. The Pokémon Go Plus, an accessory that was revealed during E3 to be arriving sometime after the iOS and Android game's release date, has surfaced on Amazon for players to acquire before it ships, though while it keeps the $35 price tag declared by Nintendo earlier this week, it is currently listed with a release date of December 31, instead of an expected launch in the months following July.
Every day, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our MacNN Deals store. Today's collection consists of headphones of varying shapes and sizes, depending on your particular audio needs, including those using bone conduction technology, one meant for use while relaxing in bed, and two personal audio selections that are constructed from wood.
There are, it would seem, two types of iPhone owners: those who buy their device based on price, and thus don't really consider how much storage it has, for one reason or another -- and those who write angry letters to Tim Cook every month demanding a 1TB capacity iPhone. Long-time Mac and iPhone users who have been using the devices for a long time are dumbfounded that Apple still offers a 16GB base capacity for most of its iOS devices (and still offers "anemic" base storage levels for some Macs, like the MBA), but this Pointers will lead you down the path of Zen, and the validation of all things. Even 16GB.
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the writing team of MacNN scours online retailers to find discounts, promotions, bargains, and offers for our readers to take advantage of. Yesterday's list has been pruned of old deals, while the additions for today include a 38mm Apple Watch for $359, the Samsung T3 portable 250GB SSD for $80, and the House of Marley Jammin Liberate Saddle on-ear headphones for $25.
Alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store. Today's selections are all related to driving, including a dash cam, a mount for your iPhone, a way to charge your devices while on the move, and a tool to find out everything you could possibly want to know about your vehicle and your driving habits.
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN searches online retailers to get discounts, bargains, offers, and sales for our readers to enjoy. Old and expired deals have been pulled from the list, while the new additions include a 32-inch LG HDTV for $200, an AOC USB-powered 16-inch portable monitor for $70, and a 240GB PNY SSD for $55.
I'm a dad, and I'm a child of the 1970s and '80s. That means I grew up in the heyday of arcades, and the birth of the home console. Those days are long, long gone, but it doesn't mean that I'm not interested in videogames anymore -- and by extension, your dad may be, too. You're starting to run out of time! Make your dad happy with one of our choices for the gamer dad.
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the writing team of MacNN scours online retailers to find discounts, promotions, bargains, and offers for our readers to enjoy. The old list from last week has been pruned of dead deals, with the new batch for today including Beats Powerbeats in-ear headphones for $60, the Amazon Tap for $110, and the Pebble Steel smartwatch for $80.
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Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit
Apple supplier Cirrus Logic has introduced a MFi-compliant new development kit for companies interested in using Cirrus' chips to create Lightning-based headphones, which -- regardless of whether rumors about Apple dropping the analog headphone jack in its iPhone this fall -- can offer advantages to music-loving iOS device users. The kit mentions some of the advantages of an all-digital headset or headphone connector, including higher-bitrate support, a more customizable experience, and support for power and data transfer into headphone hardware. Several companies already make Lightning headphones, and Apple has supported the concept since June 2014. http://bit.ly/29giiZj
Apple Store app offers Procreate Pocket
The Apple Store app for iPhone, which periodically rewards users with free app gifts, is now offering the iPhone "Pocket" version of drawing app Procreate for those who have the free Apple Store app until July 28. Users who have redeemed the offer by navigating to the "Stores" tab of the app and swiping past the "iPhone Upgrade Program" banner to the "Procreate" banner have noted that only the limited Pocket (iPhone) version of the app is available free, even if the Apple Store app is installed and the offer redeemed on an iPad. The Pocket version currently sells for $3 on the iOS App Store. [32.4MB]
Porsche adds CarPlay to 2017 Panamera
Porsche has added a fifth model of vehicle to its CarPlay-supported lineup, announcing that the 2017 Panamera -- which will arrive in the US in January -- will include Apple's infotainment technology, and be seen on a giant 12.3-inch touchscreen as part of an all-new Porsche Communication Management system. The luxury sedan starts at $99,900 for the 4S model, and scales up to the Panamera Turbo, which sells for $146,900. Other vehicles that currently support CarPlay include the 2016 911 and the 2017 models of Macan, 718 Boxster, and 718 Cayman. The company did not mention support for Google's corresponding Android Auto in its announcement. http://bit.ly/295ZQ94
Apple employees testing wheelchair features
New features included in the forthcoming watchOS 3 are being tested by Apple retail store employees, including a new activity-tracking feature that has been designed with wheelchair users in mind. The move is slightly unusual in that, while retail employees have previously been used to test pre-release versions of OS X and iOS, this marks the first time they've been included in the otherwise developer-only watchOS betas. The company is said to have gone to great lengths to modify the activity tracker for wheelchair users, including changing the "time to stand" notification to "time to roll" and including two wheelchair-centric workout apps. http://bit.ly/2955JDa
SanDisk reveals two 256GB microSDXC cards
SanDisk has introduced two 256GB microSDXC cards. Arriving in August for $150, the Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Premium Edition card offers transfer speeds of up to 95MB/s for reading data. The Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card can read at a fast 100MB/s and write at up to 90MB/s, and will be shipping sometime in the fourth quarter for $200. http://bit.ly/294Q1If
Apple's third-quarter results due July 26
Apple has advised it will be issuing its third-quarter results on July 26, with a conference call to answer investor and analyst queries about the earnings set to take place later that day. The stream of the call will go live at 2pm PT (5pm ET) via Apple's investor site, with the results themselves expected to be released roughly 30 minutes before the call commences. Apple's guidance for the quarter put revenue at between $41 billion and $43 billion. http://apple.co/1oi1Pbm
Twitter stickers slowly roll out to users
Twitter has introduced "stickers," allowing users to add extra graphical elements to their photos before uploading them to the micro-blogging service. A library of hundreds of accessories, props, and emoji will be available to use as stickers, which can be resized, rotated, and placed anywhere on the photograph. Images with stickers will also become searchable with viewers able to select a sticker to see how others use the same graphic in their own posts. Twitter advises stickers will be rolling out to users over the next few weeks, and will work on both the mobile apps and through the browser. http://bit.ly/29bbwUE