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February 17

If you need to recover data from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod, there are a few options including Apple’s own recovery tools. But an app like iMyFone D-Back for Mac makes it easy to see all of your available options and recover specific data from backups via iTunes, iCloud and the device itself even if you don’t know exactly where to look. With the click of a mouse from your Mac you’ll also be able to easily isolate only the data you want, making it easy to find things like photos, messages, and data from apps like WhatsApp, Viber, Kik, WeChat and more. Head below to see how it works.

9to5 readers can get 40% off the iMyFone D-Back for Mac app for a limited time with promo code 9to5Mac.

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January 12

9to5Rewards: Win HyperDrive USB-C hubs for MacBook/Pro + 20% off deal

This week for 9to5Rewards, we’ve partnered with our CES coverage sponsor Hyper to give away two HyperDrive USB-C hubs for MacBook or MacBook Pro. For a limited time, the company is also offering 9to5 readers an exclusive 20% off all of the its current USB-C hubs with promo code 9to5mac. 

January 9

Hyper today unveiled its latest product during CES 2018 with the introduction of the new HyperDrive 8-in-1 USB-C Hub + 7.5W Qi Wireless Charger and iPhone Stand. As you might have guessed from the name, the accessory combines a USB-C hub for your Mac with a desktop wireless charging stand for your iPhone in a single compact package. Not only that, but it also claims to be the world’s fastest 7.5W wireless charger for iPhone allowing to charge, for example, an Phone X from empty to full in under 3 hours.

We’ve had some hands-on time with a prototype of the product (below) that is today launching as a Kickstarter campaign preview (and officially going up for preorder on January 15). Head below for a closer look: 

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December 13, 2017

Welcome to 9to5Mac’s Holiday Deal Hub, a curated list of exclusive deals that we’ve put together for our readers this holiday shopping season.

Below you’ll find the best available deals on some great Apple accessories and gift ideas that we’ve handpicked. Head below for all the deals!

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December 1, 2017

9to5Rewards: Last chance to enter our iPhone X giveaway

Thanks to our sponsor Caseology, 9to5Rewards will be announcing the winner of our November giveaway for the iPhone X in just a few days (Dec, 4). That means this is your last opportunity to enter for a chance to win a silver 64GB iPhone X. Caseology is also throwing in a variety of cases and complimentary screen protectors to keep one lucky entrants new phone in one piece. Head below for details. 

November 24, 2017

9to5Rewards: Black Friday w/ 30% off Caseology cases & iPhone X Giveaway

If you’re shopping this Black Friday, and are in need of some new protection for your iPhone 8, 8+, or X, take advantage of 30% off Caseology cases with exclusive promo code “9TO5MACX“ before Nov. 30 to get a great deal on a new case. And in case you haven’t already, remember to enter our biggest giveaway to date below for your chance to win an iPhone X:

November 19, 2017

August offers 9to5 readers $30 off its Smart Lock Pro + Connect bundle, getting you the best deal yet on one of the best HomeKit lock options around ahead of Black Friday.

Get August Smart Lock Pro + Connect for $30 off ($249 Reg $279)

If you’ve decided to upgrade your front door into a smart door, the discounted August Smart Lock Pro + Connect offers a great system and full Wi-Fi connectivity is included with the bundled August Connect. It’s simple to install: it attaches to a standard deadbolt, allowing you to add HomeKit support to an existing door in about 10 minutes. An Auto-Unlock feature detects your arrival and unlocks the door automatically, and you can alternatively lock and unlock your door from anywhere using the company’s iPhone and Apple Watch apps.

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November 17, 2017

9to5Rewards: Still time to win iPhone X & get 30% off Caseology cases

In case you missed it last week, you’ve still got time to enter our biggest giveaway of the year. We’ll be selecting a winner to receive a Silver 64gb iPhone X and case bundle in the coming weeks, courtesy of Caseology and 9to5Mac. Head below for a chance to win and get 30% off Caseology cases with promo code “9TO5MACX“. 

We’d like to thank Digiarty, makers of MacX DVD Ripper Pro, for sponsoring 9to5Mac today. They’re offering a Thanksgiving giveaway of 10,000 free licenses for MacX DVD Ripper Pro, one of the fastest Mac DVD ripper apps we’ve found. They’re also offering a full lifetime license of MacX DVD Ripper Pro, as well.

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November 11, 2017

If you are looking for a sleek and slender case to wrap your new iPhone X in, look no further than totallee. Totallee has been making super thin iPhone cases since 2013 and now offers a collection of ultra minimalistic cases for the newly released iPhone X. Totallee has made a name for itself in recent years by offering bulk-free cases at fair prices and by doing something a lot of the competition isn’t: offering branding-free products without the company’s logo all over the case.

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November 10, 2017

9to5Rewards: Win an iPhone X & get 30% off Caseology cases all month

This month for 9to5Rewards, we’re giving away an iPhone X for our biggest giveaway to date. Thanks to our sponsor Caseology who is also throwing in a bundle of cases and screen protectors to keep the winner’s new phone protected. Get 30% off Caseology cases with promo code “9TO5MACX“. 

November 6, 2017

Update: Congratulations to our winner Alexis Fernandez!!

A big thanks to our sponsor Caseology. Together we’re partnering up for the biggest giveaway of the year… Apple’s brand new iPhone X.

Skip the lines and the hit on your bank account, just follow the steps below for your chance at the most anticipated phone of the year without the wait. The winner will also get a bundle of Caseology cases and screen protectors to keep their new device protected.

And if you happened to already pick up an iPhone X following its release to the public last week, Caseology is offering 9to5 readers an exclusive 30% off its lineup of cases:

Get 30% off Caseology’s collection of iPhone X, iPhone 8, & iPhone 8 Plus cases with promo code “9TO5MACX” (Expires 11/30)

Take a look at Caseology’s iPhone X case lineup and enter your name and email below for your chance to win the iPhone X:

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October 30, 2017

Currently featured by Apple on the Mac App Store, popular logo and vector graphics creation app Logoist is getting a big update with version 3. To celebrate the launch, developer Synium Software is offering 50% off for a short time.

Get Logoist 3 for 50% off on the Mac App Store for a limited time.

Logoist 3 is a full-fledged vector graphics workstation for creating custom imagery like logos, business cards, and other vector graphics, but it’s designed to be approachable for beginners while packing in enough to also satisfy professional graphic designers and illustrators. The latest release includes a ton of new features, including a brand new UI, Touch Bar support, under the hood enhancements such as Metal 2, and much more.

Head below for a look at what’s new in Logoist 3…

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October 27, 2017

Thanks to our sponsor Spigen. Check out its new line of iPhone X cases X available today. 

With preorders kicking off earlier today, Spigen has launched its updated line of cases and tempered glass screen protectors for iPhone X available to order now and shipping in time for when your new device arrives. The cases arrive alongside the company’s latest F303W Wireless Charger compatible with the new iPhone.

Head below for a hands-on video look at the new cases:

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October 26, 2017

Our iPhone X preorder hub is brought to you by Speck and its new line of Presidio cases for iPhone X (pictured above).

9to5 readers can take 15% off the new cases to celebrate the launch with promo code “9TO5MAC”Good for 1 case per user (includes iPhone X). This cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.

Once you know which iPhone and specific model you’re getting, it’s all about the fastest checkout experience possible. With so many people preordering iPhone X simultaneously tonight at midnight PST, a minute or two slower can mean a much longer wait for your device when you are queuing with millions of others.

But there are a few ways to avoid any unnecessary delays at checkout. And you’ll also want to make sure you have your accessories for when the device arrives to protect that new edge-to-edge OLED display and glass design.

Read below for our preorder checklist and tips to prepare:

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October 4, 2017

Thank you to our sponsor Zizo Wireless, a new school company with old school traditions.

To celebrate the launch of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus the company is offering 9to5Mac readers an exclusive 10% off all cases for a limited time. With new product lines for Apple’s latest release and the upcoming X, Zizo offers protective cases for active lifestyles at fair prices even before our exclusive discount. 

Get 10% off Zizo Wireless cases for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus w/ promo code “9to5Zizo”

We know the cost of a new Apple device isn’t exactly friendly on the wallet, so if you’re interested in saving a couple bucks in the protection department hit the link below to redeem this exclusive offer. And head past the fold for a hands-on look at Zizo’s latest collection for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus:

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October 2, 2017

The latest version of Apple’s Mac operating system, High Sierra, was released last week and includes a ton of new features and performance enhancements. It’s full of tweaks to essential apps like Safari, but the remarkable stuff is under-the-hood: a brand-new file system, as well as the groundwork for virtual-reality experiences. Today, LG’s UltraFine monitors are getting a High Sierra update to improve performance and features on MacBooks, made possible thanks to Apple’s new release. 

When updating to a new major release of macOS, it’s always a little nerve-wracking to see which of your third-party accessories and software play nice with the new update. Sometimes you’ll need to download even more software to ensure smooth compatibility for the rest of your system, including the inevitable bug fixes and firmware updates. 

To make things as smooth as possible for owners of the LG UltraFine Monitor updating to High Sierra, they’ve just dropped the LG Screen Manager – a new automatic software update program that will seamlessly integrate your display with High Sierra while improving key features. Here’s what’s new:

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September 23, 2017

Thanks to our sponsor iMobie. Check out its app AnyTrans for transferring data from Android and old iPhones to iOS 11:

Following this week’s release of iOS 11 alongside the launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the latest update of AnyTrans for Mac introduces support for the release to make transferring data from Android or an old iPhone easy.

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September 22, 2017

Thanks to our sponsor Spigen. Check out its new line of cases for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus available today. 

If you’re planning on picking up a new iPhone today or awaiting your pre-order delivery, you’ll want to check out Spigen’s popular line of cases arriving for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus just in time for today’s retail launch. They’ve also confirmed all cases with not suffer interference with wireless charging functionality that some thicker cases might have an issue with.

Head below for some hands-on video and more details on the new cases:

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September 20, 2017

We’re all excited to update to Apple’s new iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad after the official public release yesterday, but making sure you have your backups in order beforehand so you don’t lose any data can sometimes be a nerve-racking task. If you happen to encounter a problem with the update– like missing data, iOS update failures or a frozen phone– there might still be a way to recover what you’ve lost and complete your iOS 11 update without issue…

PhoneRescue from iMobie allows you to access deleted and lost data on iOS 11, and even browse through data in your iCloud backups to pull individual files as needed. And with the latest release that brings support for the software on iOS 11 and High Sierra, there is also now a built-in iOS Repair feature that will fix the most common iOS update issues– such as Recovery Mode problems, phones stuck on the Apple logo during reboot, and other iOS update failures– all while preserving your data in the process.

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