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Review: HiRise 2 Deluxe, the best dock for any mobile device?

UPDATE #1: I’ve been told that Apple’s Lightning to USB-C cable works with the current microUSB clips, making it possible to use the new cable if you have your dock plugged into something like a 12-inch MacBook or a late 2016 MacBook Pro. UPDATE #2: Seems like I had a faulty clip 0, which would explain my clip not staying in place properly. For…

Report: Apple will no longer develop AirPort products anymore, moving employees to ‘other projects’

With some of Apple’s more recent moves, the company is now moving away from its router accessory business, according to Bloomberg. This means we won’t be seeing an update to the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, or Time Capsule products. The company is reportedly reallocating employees to focus on its core consumer products. The latest AirPort devices…

Apple releases special Thanksgiving Activity achievement for Apple Watch, earn unique award + iMessage sticker

Apple Watch owners in the U.S. can get a special Activity Challenge on Thanksgiving. To obtain the reward, a user must run or walk 5K (3.1 miles) on November 24 using Apple’s Workout app or any third-party app that integrates workouts within HealthKit. If achieved, users will receive an Achievement medal within the iPhone Activity app, and a special…

Apple will fix your iPhone 6 Plus affected by Touch Disease but it’ll cost you $149

Earlier today, Apple launched a new repair program for iPhone 6 Plus devices that were affected by the hardware flaw called “Touch Disease.” The program is Apple’s swift action to address the hardware issue that affected the display of the iPhone 6 Plus and rendering it unresponsive to its user’s touch. At the same time, a thin gray flickering line can…

Swift Playgrounds to be included in the free Hour of Code workshops at Apple Stores starting on December 5

Apple’s annual Hour of Code workshop will be kicking off this year at Apple Stores around the world during the week of December 5. This year, the company is adding Swift Playgrounds to the agenda. Apple introduced the user-friendly coding app to the iPad earlier this year when it launched alongside iOS 10. Its focus was to introduce new developers to the…

French retailer claims AirPods will be on sale on November 30

Major French retail chain FNAC is now claiming that they will have AirPods in stock on November 30, as they are now taking pre-orders for the wireless earbuds, (via Mac4Ever). While the pre-order page itself only says available in November, the order confirmation (seen above) specifically mentions November 30 in two different places. Whether this is…

KGI: Apple plans on releasing a 5.2-inch OLED iPhone 8 in addition to 4.7 and 5-5-inch iPhones with LCD

KGI is now reporting that Apple will shelve the two phone strategy next year with yet another high-end model. It says that Apple is planning on releasing one new iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, with a major design change, component upgrades, and will feature an OLED display that is 5.2-inches in size. In addition, the company will make two new iPhones with 4.7…