Gordy’s gorgeous strap will keep your camera in the loop

Lust List: Gordy’s Camera Straps Considering my Sony RX100 cost about 40 times more than a garden variety point-and-shoot camera, I’d expect it to come with a quality strap. But it does not. It comes with a shoelace attached to a string. I wanted a strap I could securely attach to the tiny ring, let hang […]

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Magic Flute bike pump is a magical tool you shouldn’t ride without

Lust List: Magic Flute bike pump by Portland Design Works The magic of the Magic Flute is its ability to do two things with equal aplomb. On the one hand, it is a solidly built hand pump that lets you fill your bike tire the old-fashioned way. On the other, it is a handy CO2 […]

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We’ll pay cold, hard cash for Apple’s latest products (broken or not)

Because even the newest devices get stepped on and dropped in toilets, Cult of Mac’s buyback program has been updated to include the latest Apple products. We’re proud to announce that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the iPad Pro, the iPad mini 4 and the 12-inch MacBook are now included in our buyback catalog, […]

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Cool Bean snowboard is nothing if not cool beans

Lust List: Cool Bean snowboard by K2 If you hope to spend run after run in the sweet, deep powder on a single plank this winter, you’ll want a state-of-the-art companion. K2 Snowboarding’s Cool Bean is just that: a directional, short and fat board with a swallowtail design that’s built for the freshies and surfing […]

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Protective case turns your sleek iPhone into a loud fashion statement

Lust List: Scout iPhone case by Urban Armor Gear No one would accuse Urban Armor Gear of being sleek or subtle. The company’s iDevice cases are loud and rugged. You might even call them masculine, although I know a few of my female friends would embrace the bold statement they make. I’ve always tried to […]

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The new Apple TV just received its first software update

Apple released the first update for its new fourth-generation Apple TV today with tvOS 9.0.1. The new tvOS 9.0.1 update is a minor update that mostly focuses on performance improvements and bug fixes that have been discovered after the device went on sale at the end of last month. Official release notes for the update […]

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Out of costume ideas for Halloween? Just ask Siri

Siri has a few extremely scientific and mathematical costume suggestions for Saturday’s festivities, but good luck figuring out how to implement most of them. You can get prompts from Apple’s digital assistant by asking, “What should I be for Halloween?” to your favorite iOS device, and its ideas aren’t bad if you can find a […]

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Apple tops estimates with $51.5 billion in revenue in Q4

Apple’s earnings barely beat Wall Street’s expectations for fourth-quarter revenue thanks to strong sales of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which helped the company bring in $51.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $11.1 billion The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus set a new launch weekend record of 13 million units sold, […]

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3D Touch is the star of the show in new iPhone 6s ad

Apple has released a new ad for iPhone 6s, focusing on its incredible new 3D Touch technology. The 30-second video highlights the Peek and Pop gestures, and demonstrates the many ways in which that can be useful during everyday use. In my review of the iPhone 6s, I noted how 3D Touch is the best reason to […]

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This rugged Lightning cable is a bully

Lust List: Scosche StrikeLINE Lightning cable Who needs 3 feet of rugged Lightning cable? Anyone who spends any time at all on the road, that’s who. I was just in Vegas staying at the not-so-awesome Planet Hollywood (I know, I know, don’t ask) and had to spend 20 minutes on my knees searching for an […]

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