Check out the Stickbox, an iPhone case with a built-in selfie stick. I just took a vacation where I took a ton of photos, and I’d loved to have had one of these for the trip. The selfie stick itself folds into a rectangle that fits in a recessed panel on the back of the case. A hinge on the end allows you to fold your iPhone out for taking pic. There’s a Bluetooth trigger built into the handle for triggering your camera, and the case has a kickstand mode, too. Hey, the whole thing is a clever idea. Originally funded on Kickstarter in 2016, Stickbox is available in Black, White, and Rose through the company’s site and on Amazon for $39.99.
Bryan and Jeff don their futurist hats and explore what they think is the real future of augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, smarthomes, and self-driving cars.
The Apple Watch has an iconic design, and the Apple Watch Series 3 will likely retain it but offer an important new feature.
We’ve got screenshots, as well as details of how much cloud storage Nimbus users will get. Hint: it’s waaaay bigger than Creative Cloud storage.
Safari’s tech preview releases are aimed at developers, and are similar to the developer betas for macOS and iOS.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the official death of Flash, plus they share their thoughts on Apple’s Made for iPhone certification for hearing aids and cochlear implants.
Dr. Mac was shocked at how many Mac users have no idea that Siri—Apple’s intelligent personal assistant—has been available on their Macs since Sierra’s release almost a year ago. If you’re among them, he suggests that it’s time you acquainted yourself with the joys of Siri-on-your-Mac…
Our deal on PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac, a PDF-editing tool from Readdle, is back. This was the 2015 App of the Year Runner Up in the Mac App Store, and it allows you to edit text, images, links, and outlines in PDFs. You can also fill out forms, annotate, and more. We have it for 50% retail at $29.99.
Apple has been ordered to pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, or WARF, US$506 million for infringing on one of the organization’s patents with the iPhone’s A-series processor design.
The Mac’s Help Viewer window always floats on top of other apps, unless you know Melissa Holt’s trick for making it behave.
We tend to speak about Artificial Intelligence in terms of the pinnacle of its potential evolution, and that’s a problem.
President Trump claims in an interview that three Apple manufacturing plants will be built in the United States. Apple declined to comment, although Foxconn is reportedly considering Wisconsin as a plant location.
iOS 11 Developer Beta 4, and now Public Beta 3, changed the Contacts icon from a notebook with the silhouette of a man to a man and a woman. That’s a subtle detail, but one that people are noticing. The tech world has a strong cis male bias—so much so that women, transgender, and anyone that doesn’t embrace the good-old-boys-club attitude are often ridiculed and harassed—that needs some serious shaking up, so sometimes those little things can be a big deal.
Bryan Chaffin recently found this incredibly helpful in recovering a Bitcoin wallet he thought permanently lost, and wants to show others where it is. [Updated with more info.]
I’ve said it before, but this time Adobe is making it official: Flash is dead.