Skip iPhone 13 and bag a bargain refurb from just $116.99 today only

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Not interested in splashing out on iPhone 13 or 13 Pro? Treat yourself to a more affordable upgrade instead. Woot’s insane sale on iPhone refurbs is back, and you can bag yours from just $116.99.

A range of devices, from iPhone 7 to iPhone XS, are currently available. Stock is selling fast and the sale is good for one day only, so enjoy it while you can.

iPhone X survives 11,000-foot fall from an airplane

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An iPhone X fell about 11,000 feet from a Diamond DA40 aircraft -- and survived!
An iPhone X fell about 11,000 feet from a Diamond DA40 aircraft -- and survived!
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You know how technology publications do “drop tests” on gadgets like smartphones, just to see if the thing is likely to survive if and when you knock yours off the kitchen counter? Well, an iPhone X recently passed an accidental drop test from 11,000 feet. From an airplane.

Man sues Apple after iPhone X explodes in his pocket

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An Australian iPhone owner whose day job is working as a scientist at the University of Melbourne is suing Apple after his iPhone X exploded in his pocket.

Robert De Rose says that he was sitting in his office in 2019, with the iPhone in his pocket, when suddenly he felt an intense pain in his thigh. He was left with second-degree leg burns after the incident.

Save $105 on an iPhone X refurb before they’re all gone

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It’s a great time to treat yourself to an iPhone upgrade with $104.99 off iPhone X refurbs at Amazon. The discount reduces the price of an unlocked model with 256GB of storage to just $495.

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Bag a bargain iPhone refurb for as little as $119.99 today only

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Woot’s spectacular sale on refurbished iPhones is back, with big savings to be had on a wide range of models. Prices start at a mere $119.99 for iPhone 7 and rise to just $509.99 for iPhone XS Max.

This sale is good for today (Friday, April 24) only. Enjoy it while you can!

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Twelve South’s stunning SurfacePad comes to iPhone 11 series

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Twelve South’s stunning SurfacePad is a case (kind of) for iPhone owners who hate cases — and it’s now available for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

SurfacePad is a sheet of high-end leather that sticks to the back of your device and wraps around to cover its display. It keeps your iPhone free from scracthes, without the drawbacks of a traditional case.

Order yours today from the Cult of Mac Store.

Check out full Windows 10 running on an iPhone X

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It's not speedy, but it works.
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Here’s something you probably thought you would never see: Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system running on an iPhone X.

The hack is made possible by an app called UTM, which allows virtual machines to run on iOS devices. And despite some issues — as you might expect — it really works rather well … if you have plenty of patience.