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2019 Apple iMac

2019 Apple iMac
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The 21.5″ Retina 4K iMac now has 8th gen quad-core or six-core Intel CPUs and Radeon Pro 555X, 560X, or Vega 20 GPU, while the 27″ Retina 5K iMac now has 9th gen six-core or eight-core Intel CPUs and Radeon Pro 570X, 575X, 580X, or Vega 48 GPU.

2019 iPad Air & iPad Mini

2019 iPad Air & iPad Mini
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Apple upgraded the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with the same CPU that’s in its iPhone XS. Both tablets now also support the first-generation Apple Pencil stylus. The iPad Air now comes with a 10.5″ display, while the iPad Mini is 25% brighter than its predecessor.

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AirBuddy for MacOS

AirBuddy for MacOS
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AirBuddy connects your AirPods to Macs in the same manner that the earphones do on iOS devices. It also lets you see the battery status of nearby AirPods, their charging case, and even iPhones, iPads and compatible Beats headphones.

Siri in the ’80s

Siri in the ’80s

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.

Gaze Tray Charging Hub

Gaze Tray Charging Hub

Gaze Lab’s Gaze Tray is a stylish wireless charging hub for mobile devices. Aside from its Qi charger for phones, it also has a charger for the Apple Watch as well as for AirPods. It also has two USB charging ports. It’s available in a variety of colors and finishes.

Apple Pencil Pencil Mod

Apple Pencil Pencil Mod

While there are skins out there that allow you to customize the look of the Apple Pencil, we really love what Cedric Chase did with his. With a little sandpaper, fabric dye, and paint, he was able to make his digital stylus look just like a real pencil.

Apple Bad Lip Reading

Apple Bad Lip Reading

“Now let’s talk about the Apple Hole. This is indeed a mini black hole so it could have many uses.” Bad Lip Reading takes on Apple’s product launches, inventing products such as the Skin Twist, Lickamaforbus, and Handsome Anthony.

iBot G3

iBot G3
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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.

2018 iPad Pro

2018 iPad Pro

Apple redesigned its powerful 11″ and 12.9″ tablet with its skinniest body yet, eliminating the Home button and opting for Face ID to help shrink its bezel. Its CPU and GPU are new, it has USB-C instead of a Lightning port, and a new, better designed Apple Pencil option.

2018 Mac Mini

2018 Mac Mini

Apple’s littlest Mac gets a much-needed boost. The new Mac Mini can be configured from a 4-core i3 CPU up to a 6-core 8th gen Core i7, 8GB to 64GB RAM, 256GB to 2TB SSD, and has four Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB-A and an HDMI port. Spec’d out, you can spend over $4000.

2018 MacBook Air

2018 MacBook Air

It took years, but Apple finally upgraded its beloved ultraportable. The new MacBook Air has a 13.3″ 2560×1600 Retina display, a fingerprint sensor for Touch ID, two USB-C ports, an 8th gen dual-core Core i5 CPU, 8GB/16GB RAM, and 128GB to 1.5TB SSD.

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple’s latest smartwatch comes in 40mm and a new 44mm size, which has a 30% larger display, allowing much more complex complications. It features a new haptic feedback crown, and sensors that allow you to take an ECG or automatically detect if you’ve fallen.

Apple iPhone Xs and Xs Max

Apple iPhone Xs and Xs Max

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.

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Satechi Slim Wireless Mac Keyboard

Satechi Slim Wireless Mac Keyboard
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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.

Throwboy Iconic Pillows

Throwboy Iconic Pillows

Throwboy is back with a series of throw pillows inspired by some of Apple’s most iconic designs. The collection includes the 1977 Apple II, 1984 Macintosh, 1998 Bondi Blue iMac, 2001 iPod, and 2007 iPhone. Each pillow measures appx. 13″ x 13″ x 5″.

2018 MacBook Pro

2018 MacBook Pro

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.

BentoStack Storage Boxes

BentoStack Storage Boxes
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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.

iPhone 8/8 Plus (Product) Red

iPhone 8/8 Plus (Product) Red

The new red and black colorway of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are part of Apple’s partnership with (RED), an organization that gathers funds for HIV and AIDS programs in Africa. Part of the proceeds from these smartphones are donated to (RED).

Fortnite Mobile for iOS

Fortnite Mobile for iOS

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.

Raadition Apple II PC Case

Raadition Apple II PC Case

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.

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The Xerox Thieves: Jobs & Gates

The Xerox Thieves: Jobs & Gates

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?

Welcome Home: Behind the Scenes

Welcome Home: Behind the Scenes

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.

Apple HomePod Giveaway

Apple HomePod Giveaway

Apple’s great-sounding smart speaker can fill a room with big sounds and learn your tastes in music, while Siri can assist with all kinds of information and home automation tasks. Now you can win one (valued at $349) from The Awesomer Shop. (Contest ends 4/3/18)

Spike Jonze x Apple HomePod

Spike Jonze x Apple HomePod

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.

Steve Jobs Action Figure

Steve Jobs Action Figure
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Taiwanese toymaker Dam Toys has released a 12″ tall action figure of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Loosely based on Sid Maurer’s portrait of Jobs, the figure depicts the businessman’s appearance in 2008. Accessories include a MacBook Air and a Macintosh.

WALTR 2

WALTR 2

Waltr 2 is a Mac and Windows program that lets you transfer music, video, ePub and PDF files to iOS devices over USB or Wi-Fi. No need for iTunes. It automatically grabs metadata online, and converts your music or video for playback if needed. It also supports legacy iPods.

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