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  • MVP (The Show): HBO To Cut The Cord, Nexus 6 & 9, Skype Qik And More

    MVP (The Show): HBO To Cut The Cord, Nexus 6 & 9, Skype Qik And More

    I assume you hang out at TechCrunch because, like me, you love technology products. My old friend Peter Rojas and I have made all kinds of things online over the last 10 years, and we’ve had the pleasure of playing with a zillion products along the way. Read More

  • Apple Announces Too Many iPads

    Apple Announces Too Many iPads

    If you’re in the market to buy a new iPad, your choices just became dizzying. As expected, Apple announced new iPads this morning at its news conference in Cupertino, but it didn’t retire some of its older products to make way for the additions. How many iPad models can you choose from now? Five? And that’s not even counting the fact that each flavor comes with various… Read More

  • Hands On With The New iMac With Retina 5K Display

    Hands On With The New iMac With Retina 5K Display

    Apple’s newest iMac has a Retina 5K display, which Apple says is the highest resolution display on the planet. The new screen is, as you might expect, gorgeous at first sight, and prolonged exposure only heightens the experience. And even as someone who’s used to using a Retina MacBook Pro as his main machine, it’s a big step up. The screen shows full resolution photos… Read More

  • Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

    Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

    Whoaaa — here’s an interesting bit that went unmentioned in today’s Apple announcement: Apple has seemingly built a SIM card that lets you swap between AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile without having to swap it out (or, more likely, track down/purchase a new SIM card when you want to switch carriers). Read More

  • Hands On With The iPad Air 2

    Hands On With The iPad Air 2

    The new iPad Air feels a lot like the old iPad Air, and that’s a good thing, But it’s amazing the difference that shaving just a little more off of the thickness of the device can do, in terms of its overall presence in the hand. This iPad Air definitely feels more portable, and I’d imagine will be a lot more comfortable to hold over longer periods, thanks to the additional… Read More

  • Apple Introduces A New Mac Mini, Drops The Base Price To $499

    Apple Introduces A New Mac Mini, Drops The Base Price To $499

    Surprise! We all knew new iPads and Macs were coming, but Apple snuck in one more little bit of news at the tail-end of today’s announcement: new Mac Minis. So what’s new? The most obvious change is the price, which is dropping from $599 to $499 for the base model. That’s a price cut of nearly 20% from generation to generation. Read More

  • Apple Announces The iMac With Retina Display

    Apple Announces The iMac With Retina Display

    In addition to showing off updates to the iPad lineup, Apple today announced this year’s new iMac, the first Apple desktop to receive a Retina display. Packaged in a thin body like the last few iMacs, this new all-in-one packs a Retina 5K display with 14.7 million pixels (67 percent more than even 4K) and will come with Mac OS X Yosemite, the operating system Apple debuted at WWDC back… Read More

  • The New iPad Mini 3 Gets Touch ID, Keeps Last Year’s A7

    The New iPad Mini 3 Gets Touch ID, Keeps Last Year’s A7

    This year’s small form-factor tablet from Apple is called the iPad mini 3, dropping the distinction between the original iPad mini and last year’s mini with Retina. Read More

  • Bag Week: The Nomadic WT-18 Wise-Walker Toto

    Bag Week: The Nomadic WT-18 Wise-Walker Toto

    Can true bag pleasure be had for $81? I think so. I’ve fallen in love with Nomadic brand bags over the years and I would like to tell you about the Nomadic WT-18 Wise Walker Toto, a Japanese bag sold by JetPens that is just about amazing. I’ve used many Nomadic bags over the years and this is the second time I’ve featured Nomadic in bag week. This bag I actually received as… Read More

  • iOS 8.1 Out Monday Brings Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library … And The Return Of The Camera Roll

    iOS 8.1 Out Monday Brings Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library … And The Return Of The Camera Roll

    At the Apple event being held today in the Town Hall auditorium at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, Craig Federighi, SVP Software Engineering, briefly detailed iOS 8.1’s upcoming features, namely support for Apple Pay and iCloud Photo Library. The software is coming out on Monday. Federighi also briefly went through 8.1’s support for iCloud Photo Library, including… Read More

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