A Modular Surge Protector for $47

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STACK 6-Port Modular Surge Protector and USB Charging Module

Check out the STACK 6-Port Modular Surge Protector. It’s a modular surge protector—just add more blocks, be they plugs or charging ports for your devices. Cool, right? We have a deal on 6 of them, plus a charging port for $46.70.

Walmart Buying 19K iPads for Employee Training

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iPad with Walmart logo

Walmart loves the iPad so much it’s buying 19,000 to use for employee training and administrative work. Apple CFO Luca Maestri shared that detail during the company’s third fiscal quarter earnings report Tuesday afternoon.

Russia Follows China's Lead and Bans VPNs

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Russia Cuts Encrypted Communications

Russia President Vladimir Putin signed a law this week banning virtual private networks, or VPNs, along with other tech that lets people surf the web anonymously, and it goes into effect on November 1st.

What You Need to Know to Watch the August 21 Solar Eclipse

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iPhone with solar eclipse

August 21, 2017, is the first time in almost 100 years a total solar eclipse will be visible from coast to coast in the United States so The Mac Observer put together a guide with everything you need to know—including iPhone apps—to get the most out of the experience.