Apple cuts iPhone 12 mini production to meet stronger Pro demand

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iPhone 12 mini isn't as popular as its bigger brothers.
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Apple reportedly cut iPhone 12 mini production so it can meet stronger demand for the pricier iPhone 12 Pro.

Cupertino’s smallest handset apparently accounted for just 6% of all sales during the iPhone 12 series’ launch period last fall. And it suffered from lackluster demand ever since.

iPad mini 6 might get the big redesign it deserves

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2021 iPad mini is about to become a lot more useful.
The 2021 iPad mini could be about to get a lot less mini.
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Apple’s smallest tablet is allegedly about to get the redesign so many people have hoped for. The screen bezels in the 2021 iPad mini will shrink significantly, supposedly allowing the display to increase to over 9 inches and become nearly edge-to-edge.

The computer will also reportedly get in-screen Touch ID and a hole-punch camera.

Create the next hit iPhone app of 2021

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This bundle is all you need to start developing iPhone apps
This bundle is all you need to start developing iPhone apps.
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Whether entertaining ourselves with streaming apps, playing addictive games or scrolling through social media, we’re all sure to be spending a lot of time on our phones in 2021. And, while you might be used to seeing the same familiar apps, what if the next hit iPhone app is the one you create?

The Learn to Create an iPhone App Bundle will take you from a complete beginner to an actual iOS app development whiz with 41 hours of SwiftUI, Google Firebase and more.

Smart Satechi stand floats your iPad over your keyboard [Review]

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The Satechi Aluminum Desktop Stand securely holds a variety of tablets, in portrait or landscape orientations.
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The redesigned Satechi Aluminum Desktop Stand transforms your iPad into a desktop computer. And it looks great doing so, holding the tablet so it seems to float over your keyboard.

I added the accessory to my office. Here’s how it works in real life.

Upgrade your workspace with this charging desk pad

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This charging desk pad is the perfect work from home upgrade
This charging desk pad is the perfect work-from-home upgrade.
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Unfortunately, it looks like we’ll be spending more time working from home this year. Is your workspace set up to help you be more productive than ever in 2021?

If you already updated to a standing desk and tweaked your workflow with some great apps, maybe you should consider upgrading the gadgets you use at your workstation. This KeySmart TaskPad Wireless Charging Desk Pad will keep your devices fully charged and ready to go while you work.

Show full URLs in Safari’s address bar on macOS [Pro tip]

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Show full URLs in Safari's address bar
Don't let Safari cut your URLs short.
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Safari pro tips bugWe want to help you master Safari. Cult of Mac’s Safari Pro Tips series will show you how to make the most of Apple’s web browser on iOS and Mac.

Sometimes it’s handy to see complete URLs in Safari’s address bar, but they get shortened automatically for the sake of cleanliness. The good news is there is a way to prevent that from happening in macOS.

We’ll show you how in today’s Safari pro tip.

Stay freshly caffeinated with this electric smart mug warmer

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This electric mug warmer uses smart technology to keep your beverage of choice at the perfect temperature.
This electric mug warmer uses tech to keep your beverage of choice at the perfect temperature.
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There are lots of ways you can be more productive at work — whether you learn focus tactics through helpful apps or use meditation as a technique to focus your mind.

But sometimes, the best way to ensure your output stays high is a classic dose of caffeination. And whether you rely on a fresh cup of joe or a steaming hot cup of your favorite tea, we all know sipping on a lukewarm mug is, well, gross. That’s where this Electric Smart Mug Warmer comes into play. You can power through deadlines and the longest work days with what feels like a constantly fresh, hot cup of your favorite beverage.

Save $100 on Apple’s speedy new MacBook Pro with M1 chip

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Amazon’s big discount on the new M1 MacBook Pro is now even bigger. Pick up a 512GB model today to enjoy $100 off the usual price, or save $80 on the more affordable 256GB model.

Bag yours before the savings disappear!

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