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News: New Indiegogo project aims to improve iPhone anti-theft protection

A new project on Indiegogo, Safeskin, is looking to address one of the main limitations with Find My iPhone with a case that locks onto an iPhone and prevents it from being turned off. While it’s not clear exactly how Safeskin worksShow More Summary

Review: Como Audio Amico Wireless Speaker System

We saw many, many audio products during our CES adventure this year. There were traditional audio companies offering expensive hifi speakers, high-tech amplifiers, and receivers, and many newer companies offering Bluetooth speakers that featured Google Home and Alexa "smart" assistant integration. Show More Summary

News: Report: iPad Pro with Face ID could debut at WWDC

A new report from Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang in Barrons suggests that Apple’s rumoured Face ID enabled iPad Pro models may make their debut at this year’s Worldwide Developers’ Conference in June. Zhang expects that the new devices...Show More Summary

News: Lower-priced HomePod may be coming later this year

New reports from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News and Japanese blog Mac Otakara are suggesting that Apple may have a more inexpensive HomePod model in the works for release later this year, MacRumors reports. While the report is unclearShow More Summary

News: Apple releases fourth watchOS 4.3 developer beta, new public betas of iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3

Apple has released a fourth watchOS 4.3 beta along with new public betas for iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3, matching the fourth developer betas released earlier this week. Featuring a build number of 15T5199f, the sparse release notes don’t suggest any significant changes since the prior beta. Show More Summary

News: Apple Music for Android adds music video improvements

Apple has released an update for Apple Music for Android users, rolling in some of the improvements that will also be coming to the Apple Music app in iOS 11.3. In addition to “significantly improv[ing] stability” and reliability onShow More Summary

News: Daily Deal: 1MORE Quad Driver In-Ear Headphones

For Wednesday’s iLounge Deal, you can pick up the 1MORE Quad Driver In-Ear Headphones for only $149.99 — that’s 25% off the regular price. These elite headphones are the first to be THX® Certified and have been expertly tuned by Grammy-winning sound engineer Luca Bignardi for a fully balanced and ultra-realistic soundstage. Show More Summary

Review: iHome Reflect Vanity Speaker

When it comes to doing something different with speakers, we can always count on iHome to lead the way with interesting new ideas, and needless to say we were intrigued enough by one of the company's latest offering, the Reflect Vanity Speaker, to give it a slightly closer look. Show More Summary

Mac: Twelve South BookArc möd for MacBook

For many Mac users, the aesthetic of a MacBook Pro is just as important as what’s under the hood, and we’ve always admired Twelve South’s approach to creating accessories that blend right in, such as its venerable BookArc — a vertical MacBook stand with a design that matches the MacBook’s brushed aluminum look perfectly. Show More Summary

News: Apple reverts updated Books app back to iBooks in fourth iOS 11.3 beta

Apple has rolled back the much-hyped change to its iBooks app in the fourth iOS 11.3 beta, seeming to indicate the update isn’t quite ready for a broader release. The app was renamed from iBooks to Books in the first iOS 11.3 developer...Show More Summary

News: Apple pulling the plug on ‘iTunes LPs’ format

In a letter to music industry representatives, Apple has quietly announced that it will be discontinuing its iTunes LPs, Metro reports. While LP means “long-playing” and usually refers to a full album as far as physical media are concerned,...Show More Summary

News: New video shows big benefits of battery replacement for older iPhones

While it’s already been shown that replacing the battery on an older iPhone speeds it up — and Apple has already admitted that they slowed the older devices on purpose when the batteries weakened — a new video is showing just how pronounced the benefits are. Show More Summary

News: Mophie filing hints at first Qi-certified wireless charging battery case for iPhone X

While there are already battery cases on the market for the iPhone X, Mophie has filed an application with the Wireless Power Consortium to offer the first one that is Qi-certified, Mac Otakara reports. Today Mophie was granted the Qi certification for its Juice Pack Air for iPhone X, so an official announcement could be forthcoming any time. Show More Summary

Review: Audio-Technica ATH-LS200iS In-Ear Headphones

Last year, we reviewed Audio-Technica's acclaimed IM02, a favorite of audio enthusiasts which has, unfortunately, since been discontinued. We were excited to learn that the company has two new lines of IEMs, bearing the CRK and LS model designations. Show More Summary

News: Report: Development issues could hold up (or even scrap) Apple headphones

A new Bloomberg report backs an earlier KGI claim that Apple is developing a new pair of headphones under its own brand, but development issues might push back the product’s release. Delays due to design complications seem to be a theme...Show More Summary

News: Daily Deal: Wanle Gamers Console For iPhone

Today in iLounge Deals, we’re offering the Wanle Gamers Console For iPhone for only $33.99 — that’s 57% off the regular price. This unique iPhone case provides a throwback to the classic Gameboy era, with ten classic games installed that you can play right on the case itself, including Tetris, Tank, Formula One Racing, and Snake. Show More Summary

Mac: Coriolis Systems Aura

2 weeks agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

It’s a little-known feature of most Macs that the 3.5 mm headphone port actually doubles as a optical S/PDIF port, which means that given the right cable, you can get a high-quality PCM audio stream right into the optical input on your stereo receiver. Show More Summary

News: Daily Deal: Nix Mini Color Sensor

2 weeks agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

In our iLounge Deal for today, we’re offering the Nix Mini Color Sensor for only $69 — that’s 30% off the regular price. This pocket-sized sensor takes the guesswork out of color matching, letting you scan any surface and accuratelyShow More Summary

Review: Apple HomePod — Part 2: The Smart Speaker

2 weeks agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

Apple’s HomePod smart speaker has garnered a lot of attention since its announcement last year. While some of this is simply a result of it being a new Apple product, it’s also fair to say that the company has set a fairly high bar for what we can expect from this speaker, which has piqued the curiosity of a lot of people. Show More Summary

News: Apple publishes support article to help users identify fraudulent iTunes Store email messages

2 weeks agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

Apple has published a new support document to aid users in identifying legitimate emails from the App Store or iTunes Store as opposed to many of the “phishing” emails that have been making the rounds. In the article, Apple notes that...Show More Summary

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