Apple to Allegedly Rekindle ‘MagSafe’ Brand for Magnetic iPhone Case and Wireless Charging Accessories

A Chinese Weibo account going by the name “Kang” this morning posted allegedly accurate information for every product set to be announced at the upcoming Apple event on October 13, including details and launch dates for the full iPhone 12 lineup, and the rumored HomePod mini.

In addition, the original post also claims that Apple will announce a new magnetic iPhone case with “MagSafe” and two official Apple wireless chargers called “MagSafe Charger” and “MagSafe Duo Charger,” one or both of which will have a 15-Watt power output.

The “MagSafe” brand name will resonate with readers who remember Apple’s magnetically attached MagSafe power connector, which first appeared on MacBook Pro models in 2006 but despite its popularity was eventually discontinued across all Apple product lines between 2016 and 2019 and replaced with USB-C.

Back in August, images shared on Weibo that were said to be from the ‌iPhone 12‌ depict

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15 best Apple Watch accessories to pair with your smartwatch

The Apple Watch is one of the best smartwatches around, but we’ve found a way to improve it just a little bit more with these 15 great Apple Watch accessories. The products below let you customize your Apple Watch experience, and they’re available to purchase from Apple directly as well as third-party manufacturers. 

If you’d like to pimp out your timepiece with a striking new look, or want to protect it from superficial damage, there’s an accessory out there that will do the job. As the Apple Watch 6 and Apple Watch 5 haven’t changed too much from their predecessors, most of the accessories below should be compatible, particularly as Apple has continued to use the same straps and technology.

Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday are coming up soon, so you may see some of the accessories below become even cheaper over those sales periods. If you’re not desperate

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These best-selling Apple accessories are all on sale today

Get the most out of your Apple and Mac products by grabbing one of these Apple-related accessories. Ranging from protective germ-killing iPhone cases to AirPods and stylish charging docks that will free up precious desk space, these best-selling and top-rated gadgets are must-have items for any Apple user, and each one is on sale today.

1. Apple AirPods Pro

MSRP: $260 | Sale Price: $249 (8% off)

Treat yourself to a truly exceptional listening experience with these best-selling AirPods. They deliver a rich bass along with detailed highs, and a super comfortable design means you’ll be able to wear them for hours on end without experiencing any ear fatigue.

2. Triple Dock: 3-in-1 Apple Device Charging Station

MSRP: $79 | Sale Price: $67.99 (13% off)

Ensure that your Apple devices stay charged up in style with this 3-in-1 charging station. It fits in beautifully with any decor, and you won’t

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Apple gift card prices slashed in this Amazon Prime Day sale

Sometimes the perfect gift is easy to choose, or friends and family drop such strong hints that it’s impossible to pick out the wrong present. But for people who have everything or are discerning (in other words, difficult to please) there are gift cards. 

If you don’t even want to leave the house, e-cards or gift cards ordered at home can be delivered straight to the recipient’s door. So, you can give yourself a day off from braving the high street while you get your Christmas shopping sorted. 

Now, thanks to an amazing early Prime Day deal, you can save money on some popular gift cards at Amazon.

Check out the deals below:

Save 10% on App Store & iTunes Gift Cards £25 and above | Amazon
One card, millions of ways to enjoy it. Use the App Store & iTunes Gift Card to get apps, games, music, films and

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Apple quietly drops third-party audio accessories ahead of launch

People queue outside an Apple store as the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max go on sale (Credits: REUTERS)

Apple has stopped selling third-party audio accessories from its online and physical stores, according to reports.

The move has furthered speculation the tech giant is set to reveal new speakers and headphones at an event that will also see the announcement of the iPhone 12.

Apple has a history of removing products from its stores that could compete with its own gadgets. It stopped selling Fitbit devices in Apple stores ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch in 2015.

According to Bloomberg, audio products made by Bose, Logitech and Sonos have all been pulled from Apple’s shelves. Presumably to make way for a rumoured set of over-ear headphones and a new version of the HomePod smart speaker.

‘Employees at Apple’s physical retail locations were also

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After one of tech’s biggest conferences for women postponed its career fair, attendees organized their own with recruiters from companies like Apple and Google

a sign on a stage in front of a crowd: The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest conference for women in computing.

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest conference for women in computing.

  • Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), one of the largest conferences for women in tech, recently postponed its annual career fair due to technical difficulties.
  • Many students rely on the career fair as a way to land jobs and internships at some of the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google. 
  • In response, some attendees have come together to arrange an alternative option for candidates and recruiters to connect. 
  • Companies like Dropbox, are also hosting their own live interactive networking events and 1:1 chats to meet conference attendees and recruit diverse candidates. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is one of the largest conferences for women in tech.


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The event boasts more than 30,000 participants and over 300 partners from major tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and

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Apple now considers final iPod nano model ‘vintage’

Apple on Thursday added the seventh-generation iPod nano to its list of Vintage and Obsolete products, officially limiting active support for the venerable pint-sized music player.

Introduced on Sept. 7, 2005, the iPod nano was touted as the smallest iPod with a screen. Over the course of its nearly 12-year run, the stalwart music player took on a variety of shapes, sizes and formats.

The first generation was a tall, slim take on the traditional iPod design language. Featuring a Click Wheel and a 1.5-inch color screen, the device could be had in 2GB and 4GB configurations priced between the iPod Shuffle and iPod Classic.

Over the years, the nano went from tall and slender to short and squat, back to tall, down to an all-screen square shape, and finally something resembling a miniature iPhone with a home button. Each successive generation included a color screen, on-device controls

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The Women Behind Privacy at Facebook, Apple, Google, Etc., on How They Use Your Data

Photo credit: Susanna Hayward / Getty Images - Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Susanna Hayward / Getty Images – Hearst Owned

From Marie Claire

The companies powering our connected lives know our names and addresses, political preferences, moods, and anxieties and the rabbit holes we fall down late at night. When it comes to data privacy, they’re often considered the bad guys, but they have the power to be the good guys too.

Until a comprehensive law is passed, consumers are left to pore over hundreds of lines of obscure lingo in a company’s privacy policy to figure out what a brand is doing with their data. (Who has time for that?) There’s a lot of confusion—some on purpose—but one thing is clear: Americans want transparency. Yesterday. So, we asked the women at tech behemoths working to keep (or regain) user trust to share—no jargon allowed—how their companies are navigating the complex, confusing, and often controversial world of privacy.

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Apple Officially Obsoletes Last iPod Nano Model

As expected, Apple has added the seventh-generation iPod nano to its list of Vintage and Obsolete products, officially designating the last iPod in the iconic nano lineup as “vintage.”

The vintage products list features devices that have not been sold for more than five years and less than seven years. After products pass the seven year mark, they are considered obsolete.

Apple debuted a refreshed version of the seventh-generation iPod nano in mid-2015, and that was the final iPod nano that came out. Now that the device is five years old, it is being added to the vintage list.

Apple launched the first iPod nano in September 2005, and over the course of the nano’s lifetime, it got several redesigns. The first iPod nano model was similar in design to a standard iPod but with a slimmer, easier to pocket shape.

Fast forward seven years to October 2020 and the

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Deals on Apple Products and Must-Have Accessories

Apple users are a dedicated bunch—once they have one Apple device, many of them buy into the company’s tech ecosystem for life. But it’s a pricey trend to keep up with, especially if you’re into bells and whistles: the $5999 base price for Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro, for example, can skyrocket up to $53,000 when you dress it with every upgrade. Rest assured, you don’t have to spend quite that much. Here are 15 Apple products you can buy today without the high price tag.

1. Apple Ipad Air 2 64gb – Space Gray (Refurbished: Wi-Fi Only); $345 (13 Percent Off)

You can score all the perks of high-end tech without the high-end cost when you shop refurbished. This Apple iPad Air 2 (which has a near-mint refurbished rating) delivers all the apps, games, and content you love on a 9.7-inch Retina display with 10 hours of battery life.


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