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The Summer Mac Essentials Bundle: $19.99

3:15 PM, Jun. 23rd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

The Summer Mac Essentials Bundle: $19.99

Check out this Mac app bundle: Unibox, Noiseless, Hider 2, NoteBook 4, App Tamer 2, iStat Menus 5, Beamer 2, Chatology, Jump Desktop, and iMazing File Transfer Made Easy. That's ten great apps, and you can get them all for $19.99 through us.

Tim Cook Urges America to Remove Symbols of Racism

7:47 PM, Jun. 22nd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Analysis

Tim Cook Urges America to Remove Symbols of Racism

Apple CEO Tim Cook used his personal platform this weekend to urge America to "remove the symbols and word" that feed racism. On Sunday, Mr. Cook tweeted his thoughts to the families of the victims killed in a racist attack in South Carolina at an historic all-black church called Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal.

iPhone 5 and 1-Yr Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop: $299

4:33 PM, Jun. 22nd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

iPhone 5 and 1-Yr Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop: $299

We have a different kind of deal for you today on a certified pre-owned iPhone 5 and one year of service through FreedomPop. The service plan includes unlimited text and talk, and 500MB of data per month. The iPhone 5 is yours, and you can move it to Sprint or any Spring MVNO if you cancel your service with FreedomPop. Through our deal you get the iPhone 5 and the year of service for $299. Check out the deal page for details on the offer.

Apple Watch Digital Crown Patent Surfaces in Europe

7:50 PM, Jun. 19th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

An Apple patent for the Digital Crown unveiled on Apple Watch has surfaced in Europe, and Patently Apple has published details and images. Among other things, the patent covers, "an apparatus for an electronic device that provides haptic feedback by controlling an application of friction to a rotary input control with a shaft." Check out Patently Apple for images and additional details—it's a clear demonstration of how Apple thinks differently about user interface issues. This is something Apple's competitors seem unable to do. Asus, for instance, added a "crown" of its own to the Android-powered ZenWatch 2, but it's little more than a glorified on/off button.

Newt Gingrich’s Video Review of Apple Watch

7:32 PM, Jun. 19th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Tim Cook definitely leans progressive, but Apple's products are loved on the left and the right. Conservative stalwart New Gingrich, for instance, loves Apple products, and we thought we'd give his thoughts about Apple some equal time. He worked with Mashable to produce a video review of Apple Watch, which he called a "very positive development, and said, "Anybody who is interested in being at the cutting edge of technology should get this."

Mammoth Interactive iOS and Swift Bootcamp: $99

4:13 PM, Jun. 19th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Mammoth Interactive iOS and Swift Bootcamp: $99

You know Dad's always wanted to learn how to code "some day," now here's your chance to help him along this Father's Day. We have a deal on the Mammoth Interactive iOS & Swift Bootcamp, a package of training courses for Apple's Swift programming language in iOS. It retails for $2,956, but through our deal you can get it for $99. He'll build over 70 apps during the course with 80 hours of video content. Check out the deal page for more information.

Decibullz Custom Molded Earphones: $44.99

6:39 PM, Jun. 18th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Decibullz Custom Molded Earphones: $44.99

The Decibullz Custom Molded Earphones offers a new way to get a custom-fit experience with your in-earphones. With these earphones, you mold the included material to the unique shape of your ear with hot water, then combine it with a specially-selected silicon tip to get a noise-isolating, custom-fit listening experience. Better yet, through our deal you can get it at a 25 percent discount, at $44.99.