Get speedy iPhone top-ups with Nomad’s new 30W USB-C charger and Sport Cables

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Nomad's new 30W GaN charger and Sport Cables offer iPhone fast-charging support.
Nomad's new 30W GaN charger and Sport Cables offer iPhone fast-charging support.
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If you’re tired of the meh charging speeds you’re currently getting for your iPhone and other gadgets, you might consider Nomad’s pair of new products. The company rolled out a new USB-C PD wall adapter with iPhone fast-charging support and a collection of braided Sport Cables on Wednesday.

This AI writing tool banishes writer’s block and saves hours of your day

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Make your writing stand out with this AI software that does the hard work for you.
This AI software will make your writing sound professional (and it's on sale for 94% off).
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It’s inevitable for writers, especially copywriters, to find themselves in a rut due to constant repetition. Luckily, there are tricks to avoid staleness and make your writing more interesting — especially if you have to write about the same subject more than once.

That’s where a $75 AI writing tool called Rytr comes in.

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Apple reportedly will scan images in iPhones and iCloud for hints of child abuse.
Another win for Apple.
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Apple warns suppliers iPhone 13 demand is falling ahead of the holidays

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iPhone 13 and 13 Pro
iPhone 13 is just too difficult to obtain.
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Apple is warning component suppliers that demand for iPhone 13 has weakened, according to a new report that cites people familiar with the matter.

Cupertino’s newest smartphone lineup got off to an incredibly strong start when it landed. But thanks to chip shortages that have made some models difficult to obtain, consumers appear to be avoiding them altogether as the holidays near.

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2021 App Store Awards
This year's Trend of the Year is "Connection."
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Reddit updates let you see how others are reacting right now

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New features in Reddit should drive engagement across the site, the company said.
New features in Reddit should drive engagement across the site, the company said.
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Social media site Reddit unveiled several new features Wednesday that let users immediately see how others are reacting to content in various ways. The changes should give users a better idea of what’s most popular — or unpopular — on the site. The company said they should increase engagement across Reddit.

You’ll be seeing double with this portable touchscreen monitor for MacBook and more

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Grab a second screen with this black Friday/Cyber Monday sale.
You can connect your MacBook (and basically anything else) to this portable second screen.
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An extra screen on your workstation can do loads to boost your productivity and entertainment. The Desklab Portable Touchscreen Monitor (4K) is a plug-and-play screen for your laptop. And now this portable 4K touchscreen monitor is on sale for just $231.99 (regularly $700) with coupon code CMSAVE20.

Nothing’s new black transparent earbuds look totally badass

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Nothing's new "Black Edition" Ear 1 buds retain the cool transparent design.
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Nothing released its first Ear 1 earbuds in late summer 2021 with a partially transparent design, a cool transparent case, good sound quality, active noise cancellation (ANC) and wireless charging. Now the company’s rolling out the new Ear 1 “Black Edition,” which retains the interesting design and tech elements in a cool new look.

And Nothing, created by OnePlus founder Carl Pei, added the product is now carbon neutral and you can buy the product — still $99 — with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. So there’s that.

Connectivity tricks of a multi-display workstation [Setups]

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Oh, what a difference three external displays make.
Oh, what a difference three external displays make.
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Not long ago we wrote about a person who fashioned an ergonomically healthy computer setup with little more than an M1 Pro MacBook. At the time, their fancy new display was still to-be-delivered, so they made-do without it. Now all the screens are in place and they make a magnificent workstation, with the MacBook running with one landscape-mode display and two portrait-mode monitors. It took some special connectivity tricks to make it happen.