New video on the channel

The day has come at last – our final review of the iPhone Xs Max is here, and live on the channel now.  Are you considering taking the plunge and buying the largest iPhone ever made?  I answer some burning questions you may have after spending 8 days with the iPhone Xs Max.  Make sure you head over and check out the video.  Please hit that like button if you enjoy it, and be sure to subscribe to get more of our videos as they are available – and we have a lot more to come in the next few weeks!

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Yet ANOTHER new video on the channel

Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned red iPhone?  Well – I hope YOU do, because I spend about 5 minutes unboxing one for your viewing pleasure!  Hit the link up above and check it out – this is the newest iPhone from Apple – the iPhone Xr in partnership with Product RED – appreciate you checking it out, and feel free to subscribe while you are there!  And let us know any questions you might have about the phone as well in the comments here, or on the video.

New video on the channel

It’s that time!  For all of you waiting for us to tell you if the iPhone Xs or Xs Max are “must buy” phones, the wait is almost over!  We have Apple’s largest flagship in house and will be putting it to extensive testing.  Rest assured we will leave no circuit board unturned in finding out if this new phone is worth its hefty price tag.

But, as another YouTuber Hushboy is fond of saying, in the meantime in-between time satisfy your curiousity with what’s inside the box of this latest smartphone.  It might just surprise you.  Thanks for watching, tell a friend, and let us know if you have any questions about this latest offering from Apple!

[Opinion] Why Apple should buy Fitbit

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A lot has been made recently of Apple’s newest version of their smartwatch.  And Apple has certainly made significant advancements in not only their own product, but in the genre of smart wearables in general.  But even with a larger display, more accurate tracking and sensors, and advanced features like heart monitoring and an ECG built in, there are still some areas where the Apple Watch series 4 falls short.  Apple can use in house solutions to untangle these problems, but there is also another option that they could avail themselves of.  And in choosing this path, they might find that they are gaining more than they could at first imagine.  I think that Apple should buy Fitbit as a whole, and fold them into their smart wearable division.  Let me tell you why.

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Today’s Deal – Headphone charging adapter for Apple iPhones

We’ve been talking a lot of Apple products around these parts lately – which is unusual for us for sure.  But as many of you know we live in a world where Apple introduced us to a world without headphone jacks.  And sometimes that’s easier and more convenient, but more often than not, its just a plain old pain in the rear.  But there are some things you can do to help out with that, and today’s deal is one of those things.

You can save 20% off an ANTTUS charging adapater for iPhone devices, that will allow you to continue to listen to your lightning compatible Earpods while still charging your phone.  You simply plug one end of the 3ft cable into your portable battery pack or USB A charging adapater, and the other end into your compatible iPhone (iPhone 7 and above, including the iPhone X) and then put your lightning Earpods into the cable’s dongle adapter.  And boom! – you can continue to listen to music, podcasts (like ours!) or take and make phone calls while your phone charges away.

You can use this link to see the cable on Amazon, and use the promo code “20A3A4JH” to get 20% off at checkout.  It’s that easy!  If you’re like me, and need to charge your iPhone on the go with a portable battery, this could be a real time and hassle saver.  Let us know if you are interested in more “Deal’s of the Day” like this one, and thanks for reading!

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New video – Let’s talk Apple Hardware

Because you know I gotta say something, I thought about what I liked and didn’t like from the Apple hardware announcement, and yeah – they missed a few things.  In particular, I touch on 5 things that I think Apple missed the mark on.  Check it out, and let me know what you think.  Be sure to leave a comment, subscribe, and thanks for watching!

Apple announces new MacBook Pro hardware refresh

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So – as is usual and customary, Apple lifted their NDA last night and media outlets were off to the races.  I’m working on a video recap of the details, but I’ll summarize the highlights below if you are interested.  Side note:  only the Touch Bar versions of the MacBook Pros will be getting this refresh – the non-Touch Bar 13″ MBP was not announced to have any updates as of the date of this article.

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Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2018 – Keynote Recap

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Today marked the beginning of the software focused event from Apple, targeting primarily the development community.  Or at least, that’s how its been in the past, with this year’s event a bit more “community” than “developer” (or at least that’s what it seemed like to me.  I was a bit underwhelmed truth be told, but here is a rough list of what I found most interesting from the keynote event that took place today.

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New Product (RED) iPhone 8 and 8 Plus available tomorrow, 04/10

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In somewhat surprising news, Apple announced today that you will be able to buy the Product (RED) iPhone in the 8 and 8 Plus variants, starting tomorrow.  The Product (RED) items support groups dedicated to eradicating HIV and AIDS in many nations on the African continent.  Apple has many other Product (RED) items that support this worthy cause, but if you were in the market for something a little different in your iPhone, this might be for you.

Different from previous years, the metal and glass face of the devices will be black, and not white.  This makes them a little more aethestically pleasing (if you ask me) and much less prone to showing smudges and dings as well.  Let us know in the comments below if you are planning on picking one up!

Link to the Apple page here

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