A Modular Surge Protector for $47

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

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.

Red Raven Camera Kit Comes Exclusively to Apple Store

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Red Raven Camera Kit at Apple Store

Pro video camera maker Red must be pretty confident about the Apple Store because that’s the only place you can get the new Red Raven Camera Kit package.

Walmart Buying 19K iPads for Employee Training

· Jeff Gamet · News

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

· Jeff Gamet · News

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.

1Voice Wireless In-Ear Headphones with Charging Case: $49.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

1Voice Wireless In-Ear Headphones with Charging Case

We have a deal on 1Voice Wireless In-Ear Headphones with Charging Case. They feature 3-4 hours of play time in stereo, or up to 7 hours in mono. You can use them individually or as a pair, too. They’re $49.99 through us.

macOS: Using Screen Sharing Within Messages

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If your friend is having problems on his Mac, you’ve gotta know that Messages has a built-in screen-sharing feature that’ll let you help from afar.

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

· Jeff Gamet · Analysis

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.