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So About Apple Coming After Accounts and Services Over Late Apple Card Payments

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If you are going to take a big swing at Apple, get your facts straight first.

I saw an interesting story yesterday about a person having some trouble with Apple. That isn’t too uncommon. The story often plays out the same- the little guy is unwittingly, but coldly stepped on by the Big Tech behemoth. It’s an easy sell as a story, and we all know that a negative story about Apple brings the clicks in droves.

Sometimes it’s a simple as that. Apple is a massive company and sometimes massive companies make ill-conceived or purely bureaucratic decisions that hurt their customers. Sometime Apple’s leaders knowingly take up positions that aren’t all that friendly to their users. But what happens when context arrives a day or two after the opening shots and it turns out that things didn’t play out that way?

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New iPad Mini Renders Show What Apple Could Be Up To

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Or maybe what they should be

There have been a couple of rumors going around about Apple’s coming iPad Mini upgrade. While most of them have centered on a modest update that will retain the Home Button and Lightning Port and look like a 3rd Gen iPad Air, others predict a bigger upgrade that will look more like the current Air. I’m still hoping the latter prevails and these new renders prove to be prophetic.

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Review: Charge Fast MagSafe Power Pack

Charge Safe MagSafe Battery Pack

Last week I wrote about being excited to try out a new MagSafe battery pack that was headed my way. That was delayed a while due to a massive snow storm and cold snap that shut down the southern US for over a week. It continued to be delayed this week, as FedEx and UPS both dug out from a week of backed up deliveries. Unfortunately, I also had to work out of town most of this week, so I wasn’t home when the new rebranded Charge Fast MagSafe Power Pack finally arrived.

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Deals: STACK 4 US AC Outlet Surge Protector + USB Charging Module

If a traditional surge protector doesn’t quite fit your needs, the how about one that works more like a LEGO set?

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The New iMac Renders Look Back to the Golden Age of Apple Design

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The main thing that made Apple stand out from the rest of the personal computing market during the early parts of the company’s recovery and rise in the late 90s and early 2000s was design. We saw it in their first big hit after the return of Steve Jobs with the original iMac. Those machines brought a style and sense of fun that no other computer company could match for years.

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Deals: HAVIT Gaming Laptop Cooling Pad

If you spend time with a laptop in your lap, then you know how hot they can get, especially after extended use. Even if you aren’t talking about your lap, a notebook running long enough can heat up if ventilation is less than perfect and it’s under heavy use. This is especially true of gaming or high-end work laptops.

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AirPods 3 Leak

Apple Spring 2021 Event Rumors are Picking Up

AirPods 3 Leak

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The closer we get to an Apple Event, the more the news and rumors start to flow. Last week, I wrote about a rumor that Apple’s Event would take place on March 16th. Now it seems that one has already been shot down.

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Snow at home

An Apple MagSafe Battery Pack and a Southern Snowpocalypse

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What do those two things have to with each other? Very little, but bear with me for a moment.

Since Apple announced MagSafe magnetic wireless charging along with the iPhone 12, people have been wondering when we would start seeing MagSafe battery packs for iPhone. The second question is whether Apple would replace their Smart Battery Case with MagSafe battery pack of their own.

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Apple’s Spring iPad Event Rumored to Be Planned For March 16th

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We’ve been hearing rumors of Apple planning an event for this spring since late last year. That’s no surprise, because March events have become commonplace on Apple’s yearly calendar and the only reason we didn’t have one last year was because of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now we have our first prediction of a date for that event.

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A Week After I Gave Up on Brydge and Their Pro+ Keyboard, They Finally Start Moving Forward Again

Brydge Pro+ Keyboard

A few weeks ago, I was looking through some of my older devices and accessories and decided to clean house a bit. Anything I didn’t need was either offered up here for the cost of shipping, or on eBay. My Brydge Pro+ has been collecting dust for several months now, so it definitely made the list.

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Epic Games’ North Dakota Bill to Cripple Apple’s App Store Fails

When news broke of an unlikely threat to Apple’s App Store from the North Dakota State Senate of all places, the first thing most of us who follow and cover Apple thought was why: why there and why now? The answer has become quite clear after some digging by the press got to the heart of the matter.

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