Check out the Podium-Style Charging Stand, a combination portable charger and stand for your iPhone or iPad. It has a 10,500mAh battery, two charging ports, and a built in stand for holding your device. Better yet, it folds into a compact square making it easy to carry. You can get this device through our deal for $35.99, a 68 percent discount.
Check out the iKlips iOS Flash Drive, a flash drive with a Lightning port on one end and a USB port on the other. With a controlling app for iOS, you can use to transfer files between iOS devices or between your Mac/PC and your iOS device. We have a deal on a 32GB model for $65.
Apple pushed out an accessory update for the iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard on Tuesday that fixes an annoying issue where your iPad would randomly wake up while the keyboard was connected.
Apple said in a statement Tuesday that missing functionality for Apple Pencil on iPad Pro will return in the next beta of iOS 9.3. The ability to use Apple Pencil to navigate the iPad Pro had disappeared from early beta releases of iOS 9.3, but Apple said the feature would return.
Check out the Ilumi A19 Smartbulb, a color-tunable LED light you can control and program wirelessly from your smartphone. You can sync the light to pulse with the beat of your music, wake up naturally with a scheduled sunrise, create, save, and replay favorite lighting scenes, and make it look like someone’s home when you’re away. Works with iOS and some Android devices. You can get this bulb through our deal for $44.99, a 25 percent discount.
We have a deal for you today on the Griffin Watchstand Powered Charging Station. This device has a stand for your Apple Watch charger and your Apple Watch and a platform to hold your iOS device. Underneath are two USB ports for your cables. You can get it through us for $49.99.
There's a very quick way to paste and search the Web with text you've copied to the clipboard on your iOS 9 device, all using one little nifty, handy menu option. We've got the details here in today's Quick Tip.
According to the Internet, we should all set the date on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to 1970, and then restart it to watch it brick. Apple says it's a real problem, and a fix is on the way.
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The Internet is full of weird ideas and suggestions, like setting the date on your iPhone to 1970 and then restarting it. Seriously. There's no reason to do that, but considering we live in a world where people will try stunts like this to see if their iPhone really will brick, it's a good thing Apple has a fix on the way.
The Xtra Drive is a microSD card reader you plug directly into your iOS device with its built-in Lightning port. It's MFi-certified, and it can use cards up to 128GB—our deal comes with a 16GB card for $71.99. Check out the deal listing for more information.
The Beyond Ink Pen is a clever device: part pen, part stylus, part USB drive, and part iPhone charger. Really. It has an ink reserve for the ballpoint pen, and the tips can be switched out so you can use it as a stylus. It also has a 16GB UB drive built into it—lift the cap to plug it in. But the best thing is that they crammed in a 1000mAh battery for giving your iPhone an emergency charge of up to five hours of talk time. Oh, and it has a built-in Lightning cable (MicroUSB model available, too) for charging. It sounds like something Q would be pleased with. Through our deal you can get Beyond Ink Pen for $49, a discount of 30 percent.
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