4 features the Apple Watch 2 doesn’t need

After the rumblings and grumblings that we’ll get our first look at the Apple Watch 2 in as soon as three months, the Internet is ablaze with all of the great features the update “should” have. But let’s not go overboard, here, because not all of these suggestions would make the new wearable better. We […]

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New use of 3D Touch lets you zoom through online maps

The developers of the Poison Maps app figured out a new way to implement 3D Touch that goes above and beyond what we’re used to seeing. They use two patent-pending gestures called “context zooming” and “context panning.” The first lets you quickly see the surrounding area of a particular location you’re zoomed in on without […]

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Apple is testing “at least” five radically different iPhone 7 prototypes

What will the iPhone 7 look like? Even Apple doesn’t know. According to a new rumor out of china, Apple is currently experimenting with at least five different iPhone 7 models, each with a totally different combination of hardware, including a possible AMOLED screen, a USB Type-C connector instead of Lightning, and a fingerprint reader […]

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VR iPhone case is virtually a reality after hitting Kickstarter goal

A nifty iPhone case-turned-VR headset has passed its $75,000 Kickstarter funding goal in just one week — promising users a snap-on virtual reality solution for their Apple handset for the low price of just $55 for early backers. And, despite the goal having been hit, there’s still time if you want to hop on this […]

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Google shoots first with Star Wars virtual reality series

Google has teamed up with Disney and Verizon to develop a new virtual reality series in celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The story ties directly into the new movie, and Google Cardboard owners can enjoy it on December 2 — but there’s more to check out today! Alongside the virtual reality series, Disney and Google are launching […]

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This spliff-holding iPhone case is anything but half-baked

A good iPhone case protects your handset from the blunt force of a fall. Then there’s the case that protects the force of your blunts. The iHit is a case for the iPhone 6 and 6s with a slide out odor-free compartment that can stash up to five pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes. It is the latest […]

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