Ed Hardy, author at Cult of Mac

War is brewing in See season 3 [Trailer]

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War is brewing in 'See' season 3 [Trailer]
Jason Momoa will go out swinging in season three of the Apple TV+ adventure series See.
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See is coming to an end, and it’s not going quietly. A trailer for the final season of the Apple TV+ post-apocalyptic adventure series shows there’s a war brewing. One that Baba Voss (Jason Momoa) must win.

Season 3 is set to kick off on August 26.

Get seriously productive with MacTigr mechanical keyboard for Mac [Review] ★★★★★

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Das Keyboard MacTigr review★★★★★
The Das Keyboard MacTigr is a durable mechanical keyboard made specifically for Mac.
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Das Keyboard’s MacTigr is specifically for Mac users looking to get serious work done. It uses top-quality mechanical switches in a 105-key layout, and adds on Mac-specific keys as well as other bonus features.

I tested the low-profile keyboard in my home office. Here’s why I’m so impressed.

Recession fears could push iPhone 14 launch forward

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iPhone 14 Pro concept in white
Of course, purple won't be the only option.
Concept: Jon Prosser/Ian Zelbo

Apple’s plan to unveil the iPhone 14 earlier than usual is to get the handset on the market before customers get nervous about buying big-ticket items in a poor economy.

According to a recent unconfirmed report, the 2022 flagship iPhone models will be unveiled in less than three weeks.

Believe it or not, The Greatest Beer Run Ever is based on a true story [Trailer]

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Believe it or not, 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' is based on a true story [Trailer]
Zac Efron stars in a coming-of-age story about war and beer. But mostly war.
Image: Apple TV+

Chickie Donohue had a great idea: He wanted to bring some beer to his friends fighting in the Vietnam War. Surprisingly, it didn’t go well.

What is truly amazing is that Chickie’s story is based on real events. And it’s being turned into a coming-of-age tale called The Greatest Beer Run Ever, starring Zac Efron, which will debut September 30 on Apple TV+.

A trailer previewing Chickie’s crazy experiences premiered Wednesday.

iOS 15.6.1, macOS Monterey 12.5.1 close security holes

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iOS 15.6.1, macOS Monterey 12.5.1 close security holes
Apple recommends iOS 15.6.1 for anyone with the earlier version.
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iPhone users can update to iOS 15.6.1 starting Wednesday, and the same is true for Mac users and macOS Monterey 12.5.1. These are simply security patches with no new features, but still important.

iPadOS 15.6.1 is also out to take care of the same issues. Plus there’s watchOS 8.7.1 with security fixes.

Enjoy Apple TV+ free for 3 months from Best Buy

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Enjoy Apple TV+ free for 3 months from Best Buy
You could watch all these shows for the low, low price of $0.
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The best way to make Apple TV+ better is make it free. And that’s exactly the deal Best Buy is offering right now: three months of Apple’s streaming service for $0.

If you want to try Severance after the psychological thriller scored 14 Emmy nominations, you probably won’t get a better chance.

Some iPhone 14 models jumping in price, but not all

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Why the iPhone 14 looks like the iPhone 12
Grab your wallet: the iPhone 14 Pro is supposedly going up in price.
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An analyst believes he has the answer to one of the few remaining mysteries of the iPhone 14 series: price. Supposedly, the two iPhone 14 Pro models are in for a price hike. But there’s good news for those interested in the basic iPhone 14.

The cost of the new iPhone 14 Plus is still a closely-held secret, though.

Adonit’s inexpensive new iPad stylus offers on-tablet wireless charging

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Adonit's inexpensive new iPad stylus offers on-tablet wireless charging
The Adonit Neo Pro gets power from the side of a compatible iPad, just as Apple Pencil does. But it costs much less.
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Place the Adonit Neo Pro on the side of an iPad and the stylus will start charging. The Apple Pencil 2 can do the same trick, but the Neo Pro costs less than half as much.

Adonit’s stylus can do most of what Apple’s can, as it offers tilt sensitivity and palm rejection. All it’s missing is pressure sensitivity.

Sidney Poitier doc explores legendary actor’s legacy [Trailer]

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First Sidney trailer explores Poitier’s powerful legacy
Sidney honors a legend and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker and activist.
Photo: Apple TV+

Sidney Poitier was the first Black man to win an Oscar for Best Actor. His willingness to stand up to racism made him both loved and hated in 1960s America. An Apple TV+ documentary honoring his life and legacy premieres September 23.

A trailer for the film, called simply Sidney, debuted Tuesday.