Nomad’s new leather Apple accessories will only look better with time

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This is the original color of the Nomad Apple Watch Modern Strap and AirPods Rugged Case.
This is the original color of the Nomad Apple Watch Modern Strap and AirPods Rugged Case.
Photo: Nomad

Leather is a popular choice for Apple Watch bands but the latest from Nomad takes this material in a slightly unusual direction: it’s as untreated as possible. The intent is that this light-colored band will take on a patina over time.

Nomad also just introduced an AirPods case of the same material.

2019 iPhone render puts new spin on triple lens camera

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A major topic of debate about the iPhone XI is camera lens placement.
A major topic of debate about the iPhone XI is camera lens placement. This is the latest possibility.
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Several rumors about the next iPhone point to it having three camera lenses but don’t agree on how they’ll be arranged. The latest leaked render shows it with the lenses neatly lined up in a row.

This unconfirmed image also shows a smaller notch.

The Podfather’s watch packs a hefty $49,000 price tag

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Tony Fadell watch
Maybe the price on that Apple Watch Series 4 isn't so steep.
Screenshot: Hodinkee

Tony Fadell invented the iPod and hundreds of millions of people bought one. But he can’t expect those kinds of sales with his latest creation – a watch costing $48,800.

The Ressence Type 2 has a relatively modest price tag in the luxury watch space. A brand like Patek Phillipe can fetch a couple hundred thousand dollars just for a used timepiece.

How to watch any video in a floating window on iPad

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The iPad’s picture-in-picture video can be a real productivity ‘booster.’
The iPad’s picture-in-picture video can be a real productivity ‘booster.’
Photo: Cult of Mac

Did you know that you can watch any video in a floating window on your iPad? Of course you did. But did you also know that you can change the size of the window, and even dock it to the side of your screen? Maybe not! Today we’re going to check out how to use picture-in-picture on the iPad.

Save on the new Mac mini, Echo Show and more [Deals & Steals]

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Apple Mac mini 2018
Save on the new Mac mini today only!
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Apple recently launched its most impressive Mac mini to date, with eighth-generation Intel processors, super-speedy flash storage, and the latest connectivity options. And you can already get $30 off yours at MacMall for today only.

It’s just one of the awesome offers in today’s Deals & Steals roundup. We also have Amazon Echo Show units for under $75, an unbelievable discount on the Western Digital My Passport portable SSD, and over $210 off the Michael Kors Access Grayson smartwatch.

Plus, you can still save $100 on Apple Watch Series 3 units at Best Buy.

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Utilize Dashlane's advanced features to take control of your online security.
Utilize Dashlane's advanced features to take control of your online security.
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DuckDuckGo gives Apple Maps a tiny victory over Google

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DuckDuckGo searches can now include Apple Maps data without violating your privacy.
DuckDuckGo searches can now include Apple Maps data without violating your privacy.
Photo: DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo teamed up with Apple to  protect user privacy for map and address-related searches. Their agreement gives users of the search engine access to continually updated maps, enhanced satellite imagery and more without exposing their data.

The pairing seems natural as both Apple and DuckDuckGo have taken strong stances on protecting user privacy.

Nike kills shoelaces with new iPhone-controlled sneakers

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Marty McFly would've loved these.
Marty McFly would've loved these.
Photo: Nike

Nike is on a mission to kill shoelaces for good with its new pair of app-controlled sneakers, which made their official debut today.

Taking a page right out of Back to the Future II, Nike’s new Adapt BB self-lacing shoes pack wireless connectivity, and a custom motor and gear train, to give athletes a perfect fit without having to fuss with retying their laces.