Last chance: 20% off terrific Twelve South accessories


Get your stunning Forté stand at a sweet discount.
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Twelve South has long been making some of the best accessories you can buy for Apple devices. And right now you can save 20% on some of its hottest products in the Cult of Mac Store.

We’ve got great cases for iPhone and AirPods, sweet charging stands for Apple Watch, and more. This sale has a very limited time left to run, so enjoy it while you can.

Get intense! Amp up Apple Watch workouts with HIIT [Cult of Mac Magazine 326]


Crank up the intensity! Learn how to log HIIT workouts on Apple Watch.
Crank up the intensity! Learn how to log HIIT workouts on Apple Watch.
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High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is all the rage these days. Proponents say it delivers many of the benefits of a much longer workout — but in short, sharp bursts. If you want to fast-track your fitness, your Apple Watch can help.

Find out how to log interval-training workouts in this week’s totally free issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. It’s filled with MacBook tips, product reviews and a surprising number of wild iPhone rumors. Download it now (or get the stories in your browser below).

Save $199 on MacBook Air, $270 on iPhone X [Deals & Steals]


And enjoy sweet discounts on Apple Watch Series 5.
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The weekend is right around the corner, and it’s one of only three to go before the holidays. If you haven’t already started shopping, your time is running out. But Cult of Mac can help.

We’ve rounded up the best discounts on offer so you don’t have to go hunting yourself. Today’s highlights include:

Find all these and more in our roundup below.

Apple Watch’s EKG tech may have helped save yet another life


Apple Watch's EKG tech may have helped save yet another life
It sounds crazy, but saving lives may be the Apple Watch's killer app.
Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

There’s no shortage of amazing stories about how Apple Watch has helped to save people’s lives. According to a new report, a 74-year-old man from Lake Worth, Florida was visiting family when he began experiencing unusual symptoms. Despite having “no idea” about atrial fibrillation, Roy Robinson was clued in by his Apple Watch’s EKG tech.

One trip to the emergency room later, and, well, Cupertino likely has another satisfied Apple Watch customer.

iOS 13.3 inches closer to launch with new beta


screen time management
iOS 13.3 brings new features to Screentime.
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Apple developers received a fresh batch of new betas for the first time in over two weeks today with new builds of iOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3 and watchOS 6.1.1.

The new iOS 13.3 beta adds a bunch of new bug fixes and performance improvements to go with a couple new feature additions in Screentime for parents.

Last chance: Save 15% on brilliant Elkson accessories for Apple Watch


Get the Liquid Silicone Sports band for just $11.99.
Photo: Elkson

It’s not too late to bag a bargain in the Cult of Mac Store’s massive Cyber Monday sale. Right now you can enjoy 15% or more off awesome Elkson accessories for Apple Watch and AirPods.

That includes the brilliant Quattro Bumper, which protects your Apple Watch from scuffs and scrapes, and a case that brings affordable wireless charging to your AirPods.

Hacker revives dead devices with iPhone and Apple Watch


Mac keyboard and mouse running an iPhone
Tap through your iPhone, 1980s-style, with a vintage Mac keyboard.
Photo: Niles Mitchell/YouTube

The living can communicate with the dead — and Niles Mitchell regularly holds seances on YouTube to prove it.

Mitchell is a true medium, putting contemporary technology like the iPhone or Apple Watch in touch with obsolete hardware. He connects the two worlds and gets devices, old and new, to work together in ways likely never imagined by their creators.