ICYMI: New Apple gear, real and imagined

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We’ve got a host of new stuff to show off this week, from Killian’s look at the new MacBook and iMac lines to Luke’s exploration of all things bacon (emoji). We’ve got Rob’s essential Apple Watch tips, a new credit-card sized cell phone, and Luke’s take on the new non-trivial QuizUp update.

All this, and a ton more, in this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine.

Apple brings Force Touch to 15-inch MacBook Pro, adds cheaper 5K iMac

apple-12q2-macbook-pro-ret-zebra-lg-640x340The freshly upgraded Macs all boast faster Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors and they’re shipping in just one business day.
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Sizzling bacon emoji is just one of 38 new emojis on the way

6175755733_b2932d7838_z-640x428Soon your texts can be 100 percent more delicious. And then there are all the other new emojis coming down the pike.
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How to restart Apple Watch when things go wrong

restart-640x480The miniature computer on your wrist might get wonky from time to time, especially if you haven’t downloaded this week’s Watch OS update. Here’s what to do if things go south.
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Credit card-size cellphone will free you from your iPhone

light-phone-640x421This tiny gadget could end the horribly distracting tyranny of your smartphone.
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Updated trivia game QuizUp has all the answers for finding you a friend

20140519_quiz-up_0007-640x426Who knew QuizUp’s trivia questions would turn into the nerdy equivalent of Cupid’s arrows? Now the popular game is betting big on its social sauce.
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