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Alex Kahney Alex Kahney is in charge of sponsored posts on Cult of Mac and Cult of Android. He's also a musician, soccer player and runner. He lives in London.

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Other World Computing Has All The Mac Holiday Goodies You Can Wish For [Sponsored]

Other World Computing Has All The Mac Holiday Goodies You Can Wish For [Sponsored]

This post has been sponsored by Other World Computing, which sells a wide range of upgrades for your Apple gear.

This holiday, why not treat yourself and your loved ones with Other World Computing‘s massive catalog of great-quality Mac, iPhone and iPod products and services. With a range of computer-expansion products such as memory/speed-boosting drives, tablet stands, cases, even a Mac-customized Internet service, OWC provides extensive U.S.-based technical support to Mac users around the world.

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In A World Of Colorful Plastic iPhone Fashion Accessories, A Black Leather Case That Protects

In A World Of Colorful Plastic iPhone Fashion Accessories, A Black Leather Case That Protects

We’re really stoked to show off this sleek and slim premium leather iPhone case from CaptCase. The all-round magnetically closing case encloses and protects your phone back and front without covering up the earpiece during calls, with a little slot for listening. It also has some other nice features such as a slender back-pocket for stashing in cards and cash, so you can ditch your wallet and travel light. If you are looking for a plain, black, no-nonsense, businesslike leather case for your iPhone, here it is.

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WritePDF Takes PDF Reading, Annotating And Converting To The Next Level

WritePDF Takes PDF Reading, Annotating And Converting To The Next Level

macworldbugSAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – WritePDF, a PDF editing application for iPad / iPhone, does things that even Adobe’s mobile PDF reader cannot do, according to New Zealand software developer EuroSmartz. With WritePDF you can convert any files including your calendar and web pages to PDF files, print to any printer using your mobile device, and share your PDFs using in-app e-mail function. And it’s all done safely in the Cloud so you don’t need to download first.

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Amazingly Priced Headphones And Mobile Accessories By GoGo Tech / Tech&Go

Amazingly Priced Headphones And Mobile Accessories By GoGo Tech / Tech&Go
macworldbugSAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – I’m not exaggerating — these headphones I found exhibiting at Macworld are just about the best iPod headphones I’ve heard. Full bass, beautiful high-end, loud, little incoming leakage from the outside world, really comfy and adjustable and look great in several bright color options. They are really well made. And the price! Guess how much they are?

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Easily Create Personalized Cards On Your Mac This Holiday Season With Greeting Box

Easily Create Personalized Cards On Your Mac This Holiday Season With Greeting Box

Got a last minute Christmas card to send? Greeting Box for Mac is for you. It gives you a fun way to create greeting cards on your Mac. Just add your photos into the card and customize it with loads of artistic design features. With Greeting Box, you can send your personalized warm wishes to your loved ones and better keep in touch with friends. And it’s free on the App Store this holiday….

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Get Carried Away With Your Music On Nyne’s Portable Wireless Speakers [Review]

Get Carried Away With Your Music On Nyne’s Portable Wireless Speakers [Review]

Nyne’s new NB-250 portable speaker is a modern update on the venerable boombox: portable and loud.

But it’s a lot smaller and more discreet than a boombox of old.

The Bluetooth speaker comes in a trendy, unobtrusive black shoulder bag for transporting to park, pool or a party. It not only looks good but sounds nice as well.

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Get Close To Nature With Olympus’s “Nature Macro” Lens & PEN E-PM2 Camera [Review]

Get Close To Nature With Olympus’s “Nature Macro” Lens & PEN E-PM2 Camera [Review]

We checked out Olympus‘s gorgeous new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm f/2.8 “Nature Macro” lens, along with this fall’s additional release to the Japanese company’s excellent PEN series cameras, the PEN E-PM2 ($599). This new PEN compact system digital camera will please both experienced and neophyte photographers alike.

One truly great feature of these PEN series cameras is the highly responsive touch shutter release, which instantly autofocuses on the tapped area of the camera’s high-resolution 3’ LCD screen and captures. It’s amazing, allowing intricate images of even the smallest close-up subjects at lightning-fast speeds.

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The 2012 iPod Nano: An Agglomeration Of The Best Features Of Every Nano Ever [Review]

The 2012 iPod Nano: An Agglomeration Of The Best Features Of Every Nano Ever [Review]

Does the 2012 iPod nano offer anything new?

For all intents and purposes the latest, 7th generation iPod nano is nothing new. We’ve seen it all before: the widescreen form factor, the touchscreen display. What is new is that we’ve never seen these features in this configuration.

That’s what paradoxically makes the 2012 iPod nano the best one yet: it’s an agglomeration of the best features of the nanos that came before.

It is as though the best features of all previous generations of this protean device are refined and combined into this latest “Lucky Seventh” iteration. Now the iPod nano is the right height, the right shape, the right screen size, the right colors, and perfectly simple. It is what the iPod nano was always meant to be — a good-looking, on-the-go music player.

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Is Finger Cut The Most Stupid iPad App?

Is Finger Cut The Most Stupid iPad App?

There are some rather prodigious — nay, daring — affirmations made about the gratuitous ($0.00) iPad / iPod app Finger Cut by its developer, Poland’s Jan Mazurczak: “It’s the most stupid app on the App Store!” he asseverates, appending, “downloaded three million times!” Well it’s certainly cutting edge….

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Apple Command Key Symbol Appears In Crop Circle Formation

Apple Command Key Symbol Appears In Crop Circle Formation

An interesting crop circle was reported at Cheesefoot Head, near Winchester in Hampshire, southern England, last week. An infinite loop, the formation has no beginning nor end. It has been likened to the Tibetan Buddha, symbolizing peace and motion simultaneously. It also reminds us of the command key symbol, an emblem of Mac keyboards over the last thirty years.

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