From refurbished iPhones to AirPods alternatives, the top deals of the week [Deals]

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Dig into the four best deals at the Cult of Mac Store this week.
Dig into the four best deals at the Cult of Mac Store this week.
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It’s been a red banner week for deals at the Cult of Mac Store. So we rounded up four of the very best, from refurbished iPhones to affordable AirPods alternatives. We’ve also got a replacement for your Mac’s Dock and more.

Most of these deals are discounted by more than half, so get ’em before they disappear!

Pack your Mac with 8 awesome highly-rated productivity apps [Deals]

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Get the most out of your Mac with these 8 apps, including Fantastical 2, PDF Expert, and more.
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Your Mac is a mighty machine for productivity, if you’ve got the right apps. So if you’re looking to get more done at the keyboard, this bundle of 8 apps is for you. Additionally, it’s available at a massive 93 percent discount.

iOS widgets: 6 of the best to replace Apple’s own

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These apps' iOS widgets will give your iPhone superpowers.
These apps' iOS widgets will give your iPhone superpowers.
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iOS widgets are a great way to check in on your day. Apple gave us its own take on widgets with the core apps built into iOS 10, but you can do better.

If you’ve never taken a look at some of the great third-party iOS widgets available, you’re missing out. Here are six of our favorite iOS widgets to replace the stock Apple widgets. (If you don’t know how to add widgets, go to the bottom of this post for instructions on adding and using them.)

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If you have an Apple Watch, Fantastical 2 makes managing grocery lists super simple!
If you have an Apple Watch, Fantastical 2 makes managing grocery lists super simple!
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All of the Apple Design Award winners (and why they won)

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Here are your 12 winners of this year's Apple Design Awards.
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The Apple Design Award winners are in, and they showcase the cutting edge of game and app design.

At a ceremony Monday at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple handed out 12 awards to the best apps of the past year. Games scored half of the nods, with some really cool productivity, finance and utility apps also taking honors.

Here are all of this year’s winning apps — and why they won.

5 powerful apps that blow away Apple’s stock iOS tools

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The iPhone comes preloaded with many stock applications, but not all are as powerful as you wish they’d be. Luckily there are tons of developers pushing new apps into the App Store, and many of their creations upstage the stock iOS applications.

In today’s video we take a look at five iOS apps that can easily replace baked-in Apple apps and enhance your iPhone experience. Look at weather in more detail, refresh your music player and more with these powerful apps.

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