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Apple’s Tim Cook Jumps on Slowing iPhone Bandwagon

8:35 PM, Jan. 26th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Analysis

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Reports that iPhone sales growth has slowed have been gathering steam for the last few months, and now even Apple CEO Tim Cook is jumping on the bandwagon. During Tuesday's quarterly conference call with analysts, Mr. Cook said he expects iPhone unit sales will decline during the March quarter. If so, it would be the first such decline in iPhone history.

Apple Reports Record December Quarter Earnings. Again.

4:45 PM, Jan. 26th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Apple Stock Watch

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Apple Inc. turned in another record quarter Tuesday, with December quarter revenues of $75.9 billion and record earnings of $18.4 billion, or earnings per share of $3.28. The company just edged out revenues of $74.6 billion from the year ago quarter—missing consensus estimates in the process—but solidly beat year-ago EPS of $3.06. Gross margins came in at 40.1 percent.

D-Link Wi-Fi Hotspot: $59

3:09 PM, Jan. 26th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Check out the D-Link mobile router, a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. You can connect up to eight devices, with plans through TruConnect. We have a deal on this device at $45, some 59 percent off retail. Check out the deal listing for details.

How to Use the Command Line to Make the Dock Appear Faster on Your Mac

8:17 PM, Jan. 25th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · How-To

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The Dock in OS X can be set to always be visible, or it can be set to appear only when you mouse over its location on the edge of your screen. There's a delay, however, between when you mouse over the edge and when the Dock actually appears, and some folks don't care for that. It turns out you can change this behavior.

LithiumCard Wallet Battery: $20

3:17 PM, Jan. 25th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

LithiumCard Wallet Battery

Check out the LithiumCard Wallet Battery, a portable charger for your iOS device that is as thick as five credit cards. It will fit in most wallets, and you can simultaneously charge your device and LithiumCard with two flip-out charging cables. It retails for $60, but you can get it for half off at $29.99 through our deal.

Apple Car Concept Video

10:11 PM, Jan. 22nd, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Check out this concept video for an Apple Car posted to YouTube by ConceptsiPhone. It's not the sort of thing I'd consider an accurate predictor of Apple's eventual design—for one thing that grill borrows way too much from BMW's iconic grill, and it's way too muscle-car-ish—but I always love seeing what artists think future Apple products will look like. This one turns to today's iPhones in many ways, and features a completely virtual dashboard display.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12o5cB3zWmI

Apple Car Project Head Reportedly Leaving

7:25 PM, Jan. 22nd, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · News

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Steve Zadesky is leaving Apple, according to unnamed sources cited by The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Zadesky is a 16-year Apple veteran who worked on both iPod and iPhone, but he's been heading Apple's "Project Titan" electric car effort since 2014, making his departure a possible setback for the company.