Hands-on with Satechi’s dual iPhone & Apple Watch charging stand

You’ve got plenty of dual charging options for your Apple Watch and iPhone out there, but Satechi has announced a new one here at CES 2018. We got an early look before it launches this year…. Read the rest of this post here



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How to adjust the left/right audio balance for your earbuds on iPhone and Apple Watch

My reason for having to adjust the audio balance came in the form of a fateful rendez vouz between my AirPods and the washing machine. Not to flog a dead horse, but when I recovered my wireless earbuds from the pants that had just been treated to an hour of thorough and hot washing, I quickly had the unsettling hunch that the fresh and clean look of my AirPods had come at a heavy cost…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple Watch shipments projected to grow to 27 million units in 2018

Thanks to stronger than expected sales of Apple Watch, which has been available since April 2014, supply chain sources have upgraded their shipment projections for next year…. Read the rest of this post here



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First iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2 & watchOS 4.2 betas now available for developer testing

Although the upcoming iOS 11.1 software update is still in testing, Apple on Monday issued the all-new iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2 and watchOS 4.2 betas to its registered developers and members of the paid Apple Developer Program…. Read the rest of this post here



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WSJ: Apple to unveil iPhone 8 & Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on September 12

Apple is going to announce the highly anticipated tenth anniversary iPhone, tentatively named “iPhone 8,” along with Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on Tuesday, September 12, with a media event scheduled to take place at its new headquarters, dubbed Apple Park…. Read the rest of this post here



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Plant a tree and get things done with Forest

Living in a time where mindless entertainment is only one touch (or app) away can make it incredibly hard to focus on the simplest tasks and really get your head down for uninterrupted, productive work. If you can relate to the struggle, Forest, an app best described as a good-natured trojan horse inside the world of apps, could be a service to tickle your fancy…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple Store app gains iOS 10 rich notifications, purchasing from Apple Watch

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Apple’s official mobile shopping app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was refreshed Friday with a pair of new features adding rich notification support on iOS 10 and buying accessories from Favorites with Apple Pay using one-tap authorization on your wrist via your Apple Watch.

Grab the Apple Store app at no charge from the App Store…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple Watch 2’s larger battery shouldn’t make the device any thicker

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Byte, a UK-based retailer that sells Apple-certified accessories and parts, recently posted a video in which they showed off a few supposedly genuine parts for a second-generation Apple Watch, including a thinner OLED Force Touch display and a significantly thicker battery potentially giving the wearable device a few more hours of run time.

Today, Byte published precise measurements for the above components and the numbers lead to the conclusion that Apple may have been able to squeeze in a much more powerful battery without making the Apple Watch 2 any thicker…. Read the rest of this post here



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Samsung caught using drawings of Apple Watch in its own smartwatch patent filing

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The iPhone’s look and feel isn’t the only design feature Samsung “borrowed” from Apple (100+ top designers agree), for which it was ordered to pay nearly $1 billion to the Cupertino firm in damages (later slashed to $548 million). No, the South Korean company is notorious for frequently borrowing a page from Jony Ive’s design book when it comes to other things like the look and feel of software, packaging, marketing material and more.

As was discovered by Patently Apple, the Galaxy maker appears to have borrowed a few familiar looking images from Apple in its latest patent filing for a ”Wearable Device” which includes drawings of Apple’s smartwatch that depict the Digital Crown, crystal back, heart rate sensor and even several of its proprietary band designs…. Read the rest of this post here



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Daily Deals: Samsung Gear VR $50, 13.3-inch MacBook Air $850, and more

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iDB’s Daily Deal post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!… Read the rest of this post here



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