Snag Kodak photo gear that bridges the old and the new

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Kodak Film Scan for Mac
Got shoeboxes crammed with memories? This Kodak photo gear helps you bring old-school film into the digital realm.
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Kodak became a household name due to its dominance of the photographic film industry. But even after the worldwide shift to digital photography, Kodak still has a role to play. These four great bits of Kodak gear bridge the classic and the modern, from film-related tools to an iPhone case printer.

They make great gifts for friends and relatives with loads of old negatives or slides, too.

$129 MagSafe Duo charger is slower than $49 MagSafe puck

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MagSafe Duo
It maxes out at 14W, but iPhone 12 can charge at 15W.
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Apple’s fancy new MagSafe Duo charger delivers less power than the more affordable MagSafe puck, despite its $129 price tag.

Its charging power can be increased — if you cough up more for a beefier charging adapter — but even then, the MagSafe Duo is unable to match the solo MagSafe in charging speeds.

Make your videos look better with a tripod and other specialty gear

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All in One AI 360 Smart Face Tracking Tripod
From face-tracking tripods to studio lighting, these video accessories will help you shine.
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Whether for Zoom calls or showing off how your guitar lessons are paying off, you’re likely spending more time pointing cameras at yourself. But you and your viewers deserve better than fluorescent lights and a shaky laptop camera. We rounded up four deals on tripods that will help you capture higher-quality video and photos from anywhere.

Mophie’s massive mat charges 4 devices at once [Review]

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The Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat has room for 3 iPhones.
Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat has room for multiple iPhones, AirPods and more.
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The Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat is for households with lots of devices that need power. It can handle multiple iPhones and AirPods cases simultaneously, and it designed to make correctly aligning them easy. And there’s even an option for Apple Watch.

I put this multi-device charger to the test. Here’s how it stood up to regular use.

MagSafe Duo Charger, iPhone 12 leather cases debut on Apple Store [Updated]

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The MagSafe Duo Charger is ‘coming soon.’
The MagSafe Duo Charger might be the closest we ever get to AirPower.
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Some hotly anticipated iPhone 12 accessories appeared in Apple’s online store Friday. The MagSafe Duo Charger, the Leather Sleeve and Leather Case for the latest iOS devices are now listed as “coming soon.” Apple also revealed pricing on these accessories — and they’re not cheap.

And a previously-announced Belkin car mount for the iPhone 12 series went on sale on the Apple Store today.

These MagSafe mounts take iPhone 12 photography up a notch

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Check out the lineup of Moment MagSafe mounts.
Moment put together a range of MagSafe-compatible mounts and cases for the iPhone 12 series.
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Accessory-maker Moment unveiled a variety of mounts to help photographers make better use the very advanced cameras built into the iPhone 12 series. These employ the MagSafe magnetic-connection system built into Apple’s newest handsets.

There’s also a new lineup of MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12 cases from Moment.

Look at all these fantastic iPhone 12 cases

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Apple plans several iPhone 12 cases, all MagSafe compatible.
Apple’s iPhone 12 cases aren‘t ready yet, but there are plenty of third-party options available now.
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There are already plenty of iPhone 12 cases to choose from, even though Apple’s newest handset hasn’t yet reached customers hands. When this product arrives on October 23, they can have a case waiting.

Here’re are descriptions of a wide range of options already up for sale, along with lots more coming soon.

Deck out your iPhone with great deals you didn’t find on Prime Day

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iPhone Accessories pt 2
Score great deals on phone chargers, MagSafe cables, and other iPhone accessories.
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Prime Day (or at least the first day of this misnamed two-day shopping event) has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find great deals on iPhone accessories. Cult of Mac Deals rounded up of some of the best to ease your post-Prime Day shopping withdrawal — and we’re still offering an extra 20% off almost everything in our store.

You can use coupon code “OCTSALE20” at checkout to get the extra savings on almost all of these must-have iPhone accessories. But the savings madness can’t go on forever. In fact, the extra 20% discount ends today.

Apple resurrects MagSafe as snap-on iPhone accessory system

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How it works
What's old is new again.
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Apple’s beloved MagSafe branding made its return at Tuesday’s “Hi, Speed” Apple event. And, if it’s not quite like it was before, isn’t that the same as every single story about something being brought back from the beyond?

The new, different version of MagSafe will allow users to snap on accessories to the back of their iPhones. Think wallets, cases and — in a new move for Apple — its first official wireless charging pads for iPhone.