How to get a warning if you forget your Mac, iPad, etc.


How to get a separation alert warning if you forget your iPhone, Mac, iPad, etc.
Here’s how to get a separation alert if you leave behind your Mac, iPhone or other Apple gear.
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With iOS 15, your iPhone can warn you if you’ve left your Mac at the office. Or in a hotel room, restaurant, plane… wherever. Separation alerts are one of the better features of Apple’s operating system upgrade.

It’s easy to set up these up. Here’s how.

Give your TV the wow factor with these smart LED backlights, now less than $10 


This Smart TV LED backlight features 16 million colors & 8 custom scenes.
Give your TV a makeover with these smart voice-controlled backlights.
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Sometimes a little goes a long way — and that goes for game-changing gadgets, too. One example? LED backlighting for your TV. It may look like something from a billionaire rapper’s episode of MTV Cribs, but you’d be surprised at how affordable the wow-factor effect actually is.

Tim Cook netted a cool $265 million from Apple in 2020


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Tim Cook is in 8th place on Bloomberg‘s list of highest paid CEOs and executives.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is one of the best paid U.S. executives according to a new report. He pulled in a whopping $265 million in 2020 from his salary, bonus, and stock awards.

But that’s chump change compared to what Elon Musk made.

Come from Away Broadway musical flies onto Apple TV+ on Sept. 10


‘Come from Away’ Broadway musical flies onto Apple TV+ on Sept. 10
The Apple TV+ version of Come from Away includes an cast with members of the original and current Broadway productions.

The filmed version of the Tony-winning hit musical Come from Away will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on September 10. It will star a cast led by members of the Broadway show, and be directed by Christopher Ashley, who directed the original Broadway production.

Klipsch launches wireless ANC earphones with artificial intelligence


Klipsch T5 II True Wireless ANC McLaren Edition are some racy earphones.
Klipsch T5 II True Wireless ANC McLaren Edition are some racy earphones.
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Founded in 1946 and known for quality speakers, Klipsch celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Part of that blowout features the launch of two new sets of earphones offering not only active noise cancellation (ANC) but artificial intelligence (AI)-based gestures and a new sound-enhancement system.