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.
Softorino YouTube Converter 2 (SYC 2) downloads and converts videos from YouTube and many other video and music sites. You can make videos, music or ringtones for Macs, iOS devices and even iPods. It supports subtitles, one-click playlist downloading and more.
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.
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.
Apple replaced the 9.7″ iPad Pro with one that’s virtually the same size and weight but has a 10.5″ screen. The new iPad Pro’s display offers up to 120Hz refresh rate, increased brightness, and reduced reflectivity. It will ship with iOS 11, which has many enhancements for tablets.
If you’re like us, you can never have enough charging cables. We can all use a spare for our travel bag or car, or as a spare in case we lose or break one. So be sure to grab this deal on a pack of three MFi-certified 10-foot Lightning to USB cables in The Awesomer Shop.
Ready to build your first iOS app? This bundle of online courses from instructor Rob Percival will teach you the basics of building apps for iOS – and includes training in both iOS 9 and iOS 10, as well as Swift 3. You’ll learn by doing, and make a variety of sample apps along the way.
This clever bedside stand transforms your Apple Watch into a tiny old-school Macintosh computer while you charge it for the night. Made from soft silicone, so you need not worry about scratches. Available in classic beige or Macintosh TV black. (Thanks Johannes!)
Apple’s latest pro notebook is thinner, faster, has a much larger trackpad, a new keyboard, Touch ID, and a color multitouch toolbar that replaces the function keys with customizeable and contextual controls. In 13″ or 15″ sizes with a variety of Core i5 & Core i7 CPUs.