Stickbox is an iPhone Case with a Built-in Selfie Stick

· · Cool Stuff Found

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.

Are You Taking Siri-on-your-Mac Siri-ously?

· · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

The Siri System Preferences pane.

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…

PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac: $29.99

· · TMO Deals

PDF Expert 2.2 on Mac, iPhone, and iPad

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.

iOS 11 Contacts App Icon gets a Little Gender Flexibility

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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.

iOS 11 Contacts App Icon gets a Little Gender Flexibility