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Top up iPhone and other gadgets with Momax wireless charging stations

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The Momax 3-in-1 stand charges your iPhone, AirPods case and Apple Watch.
The Momax 3-in-1 stand charges your iPhone, AirPods case and Apple Watch.
Photo: Momax

If you’ve got an iPhone, you need good ways to charge it. One of the more convenient methods is to use a magnetic wireless charging station that can charge more than just your handset. Momax makes 2-in-1 and 3-in-1 versions that should fit the bill nicely.

Just stick one of these on your nightstand or desk and it’s always ready to top up your iPhone and other gadgets. The 3-in-1 stand powers up an iPhone, AirPods case and Apple Watch, while the 2-in-1 juices an iPhone and an AirPods case.

And right now, Cult of Mac readers can get a 20% discount with a special coupon code. Read on.

Affordable, feature-rich PDF editor-reader updated for iOS 16 and iPadOS 16

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PDF Editor PDF Book Reader is an inexpensive app that covers your PDF-file needs.
PDF Editor PDF Book Reader is an inexpensive app that covers your PDF-file needs.
Photo: PDF Editor PDF Book Reader

Adobe Acrobat is great for editing PDF files, but the software costs between $13 and $20 a month for a subscription. If you work with PDFs only occasionally, paying out monthly is massive overkill.

Luckily, there are practical and feature-rich apps out there that cost very little to use. One of them is PDF Editor PDF Book Reader, which has been around for years but has been updated to work with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 on iPhones and iPads.

Bluetti crowdfunds $11 million for groundbreaking home-backup power station

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Bluetti's Indiegogo fundraising campaign was an unqualified success.
Bluetti's Indiegogo fundraising campaign was an unqualified success.
Photo: Bluetti

Power product provider Bluetti hit a big milestone recently when it raised a staggering $11.6 million on Indiegogo for its new AC500 and B300S Home Backup Power Station, a backup beast that can power a home for days.

The campaign raised the funds — $11,633,332 and counting, to be exact — between September 1, 2022, and October 30. That ensures production and sale of the advanced AC500 inverter and B300S expansion battery, set to go on sale November 25 on Bluetti’s website and Amazon (and available on Indiegogo in the meantime, see below).

Deals in CdkeySales 11.11 Sale: Get lifetime Windows 10 Pro for $16, free Windows 11 update

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Get great deals on Microsoft software by using promo code CULT at CdkeySales.com.
Get great deals on Microsoft software by using promo code CULT at CdkeySales.com.
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All over the world, November 11 (“11.11”) is a special discount day for many products. And so it is for Microsoft software when you visit the 11.11 Sale at software activation keys provider CdkeySales.com. As a Cult of Mac reader, you can click on the links below and get a great deal on Windows 10 that gets you a free upgrade to Windows 11. And you can dig up big savings on plenty of other Microsoft software, too.

In order to maximize your savings, enter promo code CULT at CdkeySales.com. That will take an extra 30% off the site’s already-low prices on keys for Windows 10 Pro Global, Microsoft Office 2021 Pro and more.

Smart desk lamps feature voice control, wireless charging and more

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Momax's LED desk lamps have a wireless charging pad and a USB port for charging.
Momax's LED desk lamps have a wireless charging pad and a USB port for charging.
Photo: Momax

Did you know that desk lamps are now smart? A new line of LED-powered desk lamps from Momax offer a host of smart features, including wireless Qi charging bases, voice control via Amazon Alexa, an iPhone app for advanced control, automatic eye health adjustments, the ability to set color temperature, color modes and brightness, an extra USB port to charge another device, and more.

Perhaps best of all, you can get 10% off the price of each lamp by using code CULTOFMAC10 at checkout.

Zugu makes 2 of Amazon’s most-wished-for iPad cases

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Wish you had a great iPad case? Huge numbers of people on Amazon wish for Zugu.
Wish you had a great iPad case? Huge numbers of people on Amazon wish for Zugu Case.
Photo: Zugu Case

Retail juggernaut Amazon.com keeps running lists of its most-wished-for products that folks want to buy or get as gifts. Consistently at or near the top of the tablet case list, you’ll find Zugu’s popular cases for the 10.2-inch iPad and 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

What makes those cases so coveted? There are plenty of reasons. Read on.

Happy Halloween! Get Windows 10 for only $13 and a free upgrade to Windows 11!

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Be sure to use promo code CULT when shopping for software deals at CDKeylord.com to get the lowest possible price.
It's totally a treat! Use promo code CULT at CDKeylord.com to get the lowest possible price on software.
Photo: CDKeylord.com

Halloween means candy, spooky stories and, surprisingly enough, scary-great deals on Microsoft software.

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The Halloween Sale at software activation keys provider CDKeylord offers you fantastic deals on crucial Microsoft software. Better yet, as a Cult of Mac reader, you can click on the links below and get an even better deal on Windows 10. Plus, you can score big savings on plenty of other Microsoft software.

For the most savings, enter promo code CULT at CDKeylord.com. That will take an extra 30% off the site’s already-low prices on keys for Windows 10 Pro Global, Microsoft Office 2021 Pro and more.

Get 15% off MacUpdater 2: It makes software updates effortless

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MacUpdater app on a computer screen
MacUpdater lets you see apps needing updates at a glance. And it can update many of them with one click.
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If you’ve built up a big collection of Mac apps, especially if they’re from various sources, it’s a chore keeping them up to date for optimal functionality and security. That’s unless you have a stellar utility like MacUpdater.

Now available in version 2.3, MacUpdater makes keeping your software updated effortlessly. And better yet, Cult of Mac readers can get 15% off the software’s price with a special coupon. See below.

Protect iPhone 14 with tough Momax magnetic cases and screen protectors

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Momax's clear magnetic case for iPhone works with MagSafe chargers.
Momax's clear magnetic case for iPhone works with MagSafe chargers.
Photo: Momax

A new iPhone 14 is a substantial investment in what may be your most important piece of technology — often in-hand, always within reach. So shouldn’t you protect it? iPhones have become tougher over the years, but you wouldn’t want to risk yours being out of commission even for a day.

Momax covers two of the best ways to safeguard iPhone 14. One is a slim-but-tough magnetic case in clear or colorful options. The other is a tempered glass screen protector. Together, they’re like armor for your iPhone. And right now, Cult of Mac readers can save 10% on these Momax accessories with code CULTOFMAC10.

Are you ready to try Amazon’s highest-rated iPad cases?

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Zugu's iPad cases are top-rated on Amazon for good reasons.
Zugu's iPad cases are top-rated on Amazon for good reasons.
Photos: Zugu

You don’t find many brands on Amazon with an average rating of 5 stars, but Zugu is one of them. The company focuses intently on making the best iPad cases it can, and if rave reviews are anything to go by — and they certainly are — Zugu is wildly successful at its endeavors.

After all, seeing all 5 stars filled in for thousands of ratings of each iPad case has got to be reassuring for shoppers looking to protect their tablet. And that includes cases for iPad mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro, in all sizes.

We’ll take a closer look at Zugu’s iPad cases and how the company got to where it is today below.