How to maximize your MacBook trade-in

Because there are fewer MacBooks than iPhones on the market, and the laptops are more difficult to repair, buyback programs typically shortchange you when it comes to Apple computers. But there are three easy tricks that will help you maximize your profit when you trade your old MacBook for cash. (You’ll also want to choose […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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OnePlus launches a new case for… iPhone?!

OnePlus is today launching a new smartphone case with its signature Sandstone finish — but it isn’t compatible with any of the company’s own devices. Instead, it’s made for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, and we love it! Check out our hands-on gallery below. Thanks to that Sandstone finish, which is only available in black […]

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Chicago’s Apple Store blends cutting-edge design with classic architecture

Stunning new renderings, depicting the rumored Chicago Apple Store at the gateway to the city’s North Michigan Avenue shopping district, have appeared online, obtained by the Chicago Tribune. Check them out below. The designs depict a variation on Frank Lloyd Wright’s “quintessentially Midwestern Prairie Style homes,” with spectacular views of the Chicago River. Like the […]

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Think same? HTC’s new One A9 ad is another Apple ripoff

Before he made The Martian, Ridley Scott directed the most iconic Apple ad in history with the classic 1984 Macintosh commercial. So what better way to set yourself apart from Apple as a rival smartphone maker than to… completely rip off ideas Apple was circulating thirty-odd years ago? Yeah, we don’t get it either. Check […]

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Bendgate is back: Watch the Nexus 6P fold insanely easily

Bendgate is back, and this time, it’s an Android device that’s at the center of it. Google’s brand new Nexus 6P, which is being dubbed the company’s best smartphone by critics and consumers, is nowhere near as durable as it is pretty. Check out the video below in which the device scratches, cracks, burns, and […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Forget app circles: Apple Watch hack lets teen run iOS 4.2.1

A 14-year-old modder has apparently managed to replace his Apple Watch’s bubbly default home screen with something a little boxier and more classic: iOS 4.2.1, which launched all the way back in 2010. Billy Ellis, a self-described “iOS app and tweak developer,” posted a video of his project on YouTube. Check it out below: Everything […]

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Video reminds us of how far iOS and Android have come

We’ve spent thousands of man-hours over the years debating whether Android is better than iOS, or vice versa. A new video series by YouTube video producers ColdfusTion explores that same premise, by talking through the history of both platforms and how they’ve evolved over the years. Whether you’re new to the world of mobile, or […]

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