Bento Stack keeps your essentials neatly organized on the go

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Bento Stack is a must-have for any traveler.
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Carrying essential accessories with you wherever you go can be a nightmare. Your wires can get tangled, your AirPods can get lost, and your Apple Pencil can end up in more than one piece. That’s why you need the Bento Stack.

This compact, multi-compartment storage solution keeps more than 10 must-have accessories neatly organized when you’re on the road. It’s a must-have if you’re a frequent traveler.

Save on MacBook Pro, HomePod and more [Deals & Steals]

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Save a fortune before these discounts disappear.
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Save a whopping $300 on the newest 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for a limited time at B&H Photo, or treat yourself to HomePod and save $30.

You will also find Apple’s official Clear Case for iPhone XR at half its usual price in today’s Deals & Steals roundup. Plus, there’s up to $100 off the Eero home Wi-Fi system, and 41% off a terrific charging stand for all your Apple gadgets.

2019 iPhone to bring tougher glass, even better Face ID

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These iPhone 11 dummies should be a lot like the real thing.
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This year’s iPhone refresh will introduce new “shatter-resistance technology” and even better Face ID, according to a new report.

It is claimed users will be able to unlock Apple’s next-generation handsets from multiple angles — like when they’re lying flat on a table — thanks to a new Face ID sensor with a wider field of view.

Last chance! Save $10 on this gorgeous Apple Watch stand by Twelve South

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Forté is one of the finest stands for Apple Watch.
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Give your beloved Apple Watch one of the prettiest charging stands money can buy and get $10 off for a limited time.

Inspired by the best Apple products, the Twelve South Forté fuses shiny chrome and luxury leather for a positively premium look. And it works with any Apple Watch and any band.

Apple health team struggles to find a focus

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The ECG feature on Apple Watch Series 4.
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Tensions have been rising inside Apple’s health team over the last year or so, according to a new report that reveals some of the top employees from the division have left the company.

While healthcare has become one of Apple’s biggest focuses recently, the report claims the health team has seen a number of leadership changes and internal disagreements leading some employees to be disillusioned with the group’s culture.

Why sports apparel brands are giving up on fitness apps [Opinion]

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What ever happened to Nike+?
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Remember when every sports apparel brand needed an app to be cool? Ten years ago, the Nike+Apple partnership was in its ascendency, while Under Armour and Adidas were splurging millions acquiring fitness apps like MyFitnessPal and Runtastic.

Back then, brand owners hoped that by mining our workout data from these apps, they could target us with personalized offers. The big idea was that if you knew how often someone went running, you could tell when they needed new running shoes.

Today, things look very different. Nike removed workout tracking from its website. And Under Armour still can’t figure out how to unlock the potential of its apps. So what went wrong? What happened to the digital fitness revolution?

Leather cuff for Apple Watch is crazy comfortable, super-stylish [Review]

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The Monowear Contemporary Leather Cuff is a winner.
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Monowear’s Contemporary Leather Cuff is so good, it might just be my favorite Apple Watch band to date.

Not only is it made from a soft, luxurious leather that makes it insanely comfortable, but it looks terrific. It’s compatible with all Watch models, and it’s nowhere near as expensive as it looks.