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December 7, 2020

To help bring in the 2020 holiday season, 9to5Mac is offering readers exclusive deals on the latest accessories for iPhone, Mac and more, with help from our Holiday Deal Hub. That includes our featured deals: 25% off sitewide at Hyper with code 9TO5HOLIDAY and 20% off sitewide at Monowear with code 9TO5MAC20.

Head below for some of the best holiday deals on iPhone and Mac accessories, ranging from cases for iPhone 12, to Qi chargers, USB-C hubs and docks, and much more. There’s also a ton of discounts to help upgrade your workspace.

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November 22, 2020

Over the last several years, a handful of alternatives to the Apple TV’s controversial Siri Remote have surfaced. The latest comes from Universal Electronics, and it ditches the touchpad design favoring more traditional buttons, plus Bluetooth connectivity.

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October 15, 2020

9to5Mac’s iPhone Preorder Hub is brought to you by Raptic. Get 20% off its new iPhone 12 cases w/ code “9to5MACiP12“.

For readers waiting to get their hands on Apple’s latest iPhones, 9to5Mac’s PreOrder Hub is a step by step guide to help you get the newest devices with the least amount of hassle. With a ton of devoted Apple users placing orders tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. PDT (Oct. 16) for the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro – a matter of minutes can make a huge difference in terms of when you’ll receive your device (and the blue 9to5Mac edition is bound to be in high demand).

Head below for 9to5’s pre-order checklist and tips for the quickest checkout experience possible.

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January 14, 2020

The concept of cryptocurrency can be an enigma, but buying cryptocurrency for yourself can be even more confusing. Should you use Coinbase? Or Cash App? Is there another app that’s even better? Is buying Bitcoin on your phone safe at all? Have no fear — here’s how to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Litecoin directly from your iPhone.

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December 11, 2019

This year we’re bringing back 9to5Mac’s Holiday Hub to offer exclusive deals on Mac and iPhone accessories to help with your holiday shopping.

Head below to get exclusive deals on iPhone and Mac accessories, including iPhone cases and skins, Qi chargers, USB-C hubs and docks, HomeKit lighting, and much more, all from brands we love. And check back for new deals throughout December!

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November 16, 2019

Launching this week from our friends at Hyper, the latest HyperJuice product is the world’s first and smallest 100W GaN USB-C charger on the market.

Below we go hands-on with the new charger to give you an early look as the company this week begins taking preorders.

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September 12, 2019

9to5Mac’s iPhone PreOrder Hub is brought to you by X-Doria. 9to5 readers can get 20% off X-Doria’s signature Defense lineup to help celebrate the launch of iPhone 11 with code: 9TO5MAC20

If you are hyped about Apple’s latest devices and plan on picking one up tomorrow morning, 9to5Mac’s PreOrder Hub is a step by step guide to help you get your hands on the newest iPhones. After you’ve determined which iPhone 11 model you would like to get, the goal is having the quickest checkout experience possible. With loyal Apple users ordering simultaneously tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. PDT (Sept. 13), a couple of minutes can make a huge difference in terms of when you receive your device especially when you are queuing with millions of others.

Head below for 9to5’s pre-order checklist and tips to prepare:

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June 30, 2019

HyperCube is the latest product from Sanho’s Hyper brand, which we’ve long been big fans of from its excellent USB-C hubs, battery packs, and more. The HyperCube is an adapter for iPhone (or other smartphones) that automatically backs up photos, videos and contacts to a microSD card or USB-drive while you charge your device. It’s available on Kickstarter now for a 40% off special preorder price ahead of launch next month.

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April 22, 2019

Last week, Bowers & Wilkins invited us downtown in New York to show off their latest audio line, Formation. The lineup is predicated on five launch products, all sharing the same Formation namesake at the beginning: Bar, Duo, Wedge, Bass and Audio.

Featuring support for AirPlay 2, the company is touting the innovations presented in the Formation line as top-tier wired audio fidelity achieved wirelessly, all with the same setup simplicity of a $249 everyday-consumer level speaker.

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February 27, 2019

US Government imposing new restrictions on shipping charged batteries in the name of safety

New regulations proposed to Congress by the U.S Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) are set to take effect soon, which will limit the maximum charge of lithium-ion batteries to 30% or less when shipped as cargo on passenger flights or on cargo only planes.

February 17, 2019

Apple has hired a former corporate VP at Microsoft and the founder of defunct smart lock brand Otto to lead its smart home efforts. Sam Jadallah updated his LinkedIn page modestly over the weekend shortly after CNBC reported the move, merely listing his role as “Working on Home” at Apple.

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February 14, 2019

Facebook’s constant string of privacy scandals is finally catching up to it. The Washington Post reports today that Facebook is negotiating a record breaking, multi-billion dollar settlement with the FTC.

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Apple’s next media event is expected to happen on March 25, with a star-studded lineup of Hollywood guests expected to fill the Steve Jobs Theater as the company unveils its long rumored video streaming service.

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Apple will resume sales of iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 devices in Germany, after a ruling in December forced the company to halt sales of the two devices for infringing on Qualcomm patents.

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February 13, 2019

Phil Schiller spotted at Audi e-tron event in Spain

Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller was spotted at an Audi event in Marbella, Spain. Though it’s unlikely he’s attending for any official business, the photos and video are sure to spark discussion nonetheless.

A report by CNBC this morning says that Gene Levoff, former senior director of corporate law and corporate secretary for Apple, traded AAPL using nonpublic information.

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The CEOs of major corporations, including Apple’s Tim Cook, Walmart’s Doug McMillon, and IBM’s Ginni Rometty, are joining a White House panel tasked with addressing the growing problem of automation and AI replacing physical workers across the US, reports Reuters.

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February 12, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down for an interview with NPR on Monday and discussed the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, while also addressing lowered iPhone prices across Greater China.

When asked about reducing iPhone prices in China to better reflect US pricing models, Cook replied with a simple “We’ll see how that works out for us”.

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It’s no secret Apple’s AirPods are one of the biggest hits from the company in years, however, an overview of their viral status via Above Avalon shows that they’re the second best selling product from Apple within two years of its primary launch. Further, Google search interest has grown 500% YoY as compared to December 2017.

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February 11, 2019

Apple patent application outlines vehicle unlock system with biometric authentication

A patent application filing by Apple demonstrates a system where a vehicle can be unlocked via mobile biometric authentication, perhaps opening the door (literally) for Face ID to one day secure our cars. Entitled “System and Method for Vehicle Authorization”, the patent was only published last Friday, however, it was filed over two years ago in February 2017.

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