PlaySomeToys follows up on the adorable ClassicBot Classic (aka the Macinbot Classic) with a collectible toy inspired by the original iMac G3. Unlike Jony Ive’s original, this version has detachable arms and legs, and eyeballs on its CRT. In Bondi Blue or Tangerine Orange.
Enjoy the convenience of AirPods without the Apple price tag. Air Buds are, admittedly, knock-offs of Apple’s flagship earbuds but they work with Bluetooth 4.0 and feature the same fully-wireless design that makes listening to your music or talking on the phone that much easier.
If voice assistants like Siri had existed back in the ’80s, they might have had a slightly different user experience than we’re used to today. Squirrel Monkey imagines what life might have been like if Siri shipped on a 3.5″ floppy and downloaded answers via a 1200 baud modem.
Apple’s iPhone Xs Max has a 6.5″ edge-to-edge display, while the Xs has a 5.8″ display. Both feature improved cameras, including the addition of a portrait mode that lets you adjust background focus after shooting. They also have a more powerful and efficient processor.
Satechi’s Slim Wireless Keyboard looks a lot like Apple’s Magic Keyboard, but costs a lot less. It’s also made from aluminum and has chamfered edges for a premium look. Even better, it recharges via USB-C and has shortcut buttons for switching between Bluetooth devices.
Apple finally got with the times and updated its MacBook Pro Touch Bar laptops with faster new 8th gen Intel processors. The 13″ has quad-core CPUs while the 15″ has six-core CPUs. They also have an improved keyboard and a True Tone display that adjusts to ambient lighting.
Inspired by Japanese lunchboxes, theses stackable storage boxes are perfect for bringing order to the chaos of chargers, cables, watch straps, earbuds, and other everyday items. They’re especially designed for Apple products, but work with other small accessories.
After a brief public beta, Epic Games’ cartoonish battle royale game is now available for select iOS devices. Fortnite Mobile is still the 100-player free for all mode that’s become so popular, with added conveniences such as auto-aim. An Android port is coming soon.
The Raadition is a PC chassis that looks exactly like the classic Apple II computer. It even comes with a built-in mechanical keyboard with your choice of Cherry MX switches. It’s not for newbie builders and is a bit noisy under load, but it sure beats modding the real deal.
Business Casual simplifies one of the most infamous tales in Silicon Valley. In the early ’70s, Xerox came up with a user-friendly way to interact with computers. But now Apple and Microsoft are the kings of PCs. Did Steve Jobs and Bill Gates really steal their idea?
AdWeek presents a look beneath the covers the amazing promo clip Spike Jonze created for the Apple Homepod. This 7-minute short takes us inside the clip’s razor-sharp choreography, FKA twigs’ mesmerizing performance, incredible moving sets, and real-time lighting effects.
Whether or not you’re an Apple fan, you’ve got to appreciate the amazing creativity in director Spike Jonze’s “Welcome Home” promo spot for the tech giant’s new HomePod speaker. We’re dying to see a BTS of how they pulled off all the stretchy practical effects.
An idiotproof way to stream videos and music from a Mac to a variety of TVs, media players and speakers. Just drag and drop files, select a destination and start playing. It works with the Apple TV and Google Chromecast, as well as devices that support AirPlay and Google Cast.
Apple’s iPhone X has started to arrive, and one of the big questions is how well FaceID works, and how easy it is to fool it. The Wall Street Journal recently put the phone to the test and shared their results. TL;DW? Don’t buy one if you have an identical twin.
A wireless dongle that lets you use an iPad as your Mac’s secondary display. Unlike its competitors, Luna uses your Mac’s GPU to ensure a clean and responsive experience. Touch gestures and peripherals will still work on the iPad while it’s showing Mac OS.
Hong Kong startup PlaySomeToys is working on a line of figures inspired by product designs from the ’80s and ’90s. Their first toy is this anthropomorphic computer that looks like the original Apple Macintosh. The 3.9″ tall plastic figure comes with a font suitcase and a mouse.
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