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Hexnode will hold its first-ever user conference, HexCon 20, in the first week of December 2020.
Hexnode will hold its first user conference, HexCon20, in the first week of December 2020.
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Cult of Mac Store kicks off its biggest ever sale for Black Friday

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Cult of Mac Store Black Friday sale
Don't miss these awesome offers!
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The Cult of Mac Store’s biggest ever sale is now in full swing, bringing you generous discounts on the hottest accessories from some of the biggest brands for Black Friday weekend.

You’ll find cases, sleeves, bands, stands, and more from the likes of Twelve South, Elago, and Casetify at up to 72% off the usual price. And we’ll even throw in free standard shipping when you spend over $75.

Don’t miss out! Check out all the items on offer today and bag yourself a bargain.

iOS 14 widgets changed the way I use my iPhone

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iOS 14 widgets changed the way I use my iPhone.
With iOS 14, my iPhone home screen is primarily a place to put widgets.
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After a decade with an iPhone, I didn’t expect anything could come along to transform the way I use my phone. iOS 14 widgets proved me wrong. They have me interacting with the handset in a way I never have before.

Get a sneak preview of Mariah Carey’s Apple TV+ Christmas special

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All she wants for Christmas is for you to subscribe to Apple TV+.
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Mariah Carey is doing her bit to make this holiday season a bit more festive — courtesy of an upcoming Christmas special for Apple TV+. And she’s bringing a whole lot of friends with her.

In a sneak preview posted on Twitter with the message “One week to go,” Carey showed what we can expect from the upcoming Magical Christmas Special, arriving on Apple TV+ December 4.

Alongside Mariah, it will include appearances by (deep breath) Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland, and plenty of others.

Jump to Warp Drive – Teleport Racing on Apple Arcade

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‘ Warp Drive - Teleport Racing’ debuted November 27 on Apple Arcade.
Warp Drive - Teleport Racing is the latest racing game to speed onto Apple Arcade.
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It’s not enough that Apple Arcade’s latest racing game includes quad-rotor racers zooming around a track, players can also teleport to find shortcuts. Warp Drive – Teleport Racing launched Friday for iPhone, Mac and more.

Check out this Black Friday holiday gift guide for the best gifts under $150

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Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Whip through your holiday shopping with these sub-$150 gifts.
Whip through your holiday shopping with these sub-$150 gifts.
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It’s that time of year again — post turkey-carving and game-watching, it’s time to start thinking about holiday gifts. Take the guesswork (and stress) out of what presents you’ll be giving to your family and friends this year for the holidays.

We rounded up the top 11 gifts under $150, conveniently wrapped up in one list for you, so you can take care of everyone on your list, from your next-door neighbor to your mom. And, you can rest assured you’re getting the best deal possible. For a limited time, enjoy an extra 20% off for Black Friday pricing site-wide using code BFSAVE20.

Apple TV app now available on dozens more Sony TV models

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Sony TV with Apple TV+
Coming now to a Sony TV near you.
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The Apple TV app, which includes Apple TV+ and iTunes, is now available on Sony television sets from 2020, 2019, and high-end 2018 models. Sony initially introduced the Apple TV app to its XH90 (X900H) TV model in October. However, it has now greatly expanded this rollout to cover a large number of its other television models.

In addition to Sony TVs, the Apple TV app is available on certain LG and Samsung TVs, Amazon Fire, Vizio, Roku TVs, and games consoles. That’s in addition to its availability on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV set-top boxes.

Don’t miss these big Black Friday deals on Apple devices

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Apple Black Friday deals
Get shopping before the discounts disappear!
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Black Friday is finally here, which means it’s the perfect time to pick up the hottest Apple devices at a big discount. You’ll find generous savings on everything from AirPods to the newest Apple Watch models.

We’ve rounded up some of the best deals for you to make the hunt a little easier — and to ensure you don’t miss out! So, grab your wallet and get shopping!

Russo brothers’ next movie Cherry debuts on Apple TV+ March 12

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Cherry novel
Could this be the first Apple TV+ movie to win an Oscar?
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Cherry, a movie starring Tom Holland and Ciara Bravo, and directed by Avengers: Endgame helmers the Russo brothers, will debut on Apple TV+ on March 12.

A break from the Russo’s typical blockbuster fare (Endgame is the highest grossing movie of all time), Cherry is described by Vanity Fair as a “smaller, more intimate” movie, based on the bestselling 2018 novel of the same name by Nico Walker. This already has the makings of one of Apple TV+’s biggest hits of 2021.