Can your iPhone charger open your beer? This one can.

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The High Six compact charging cable and adapter set is also a bottle opener -- all on a keychain.
The High Six compact charging cable and adapter set is also a bottle opener -- all on a keychain.
Photo: Vonmählen

German accessory designer Vonmählen is rolling out a 6-in-1 keychain pocket tool called the High Six – which it said is “the world’s most compact key chain charging cable.” In addition to its various adapters for your charging and data-transfer needs, it has a bottle opener. You know, for your refreshment needs.

Secure your AirTag in Elago’s new Nintendo console-style keychain case

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Elago's new AirTag keychain case looks like a classic Nintendo gaming console.
Elago's new AirTag keychain case looks like a classic Nintendo gaming console.
Photo: Elago

Elago is at it again with its nostalgic cases that look like other things — this time the Elago W5 AirTag Keychain Case, which looks like an old-school Super Nintendo home gaming console. You stick your AirTag item tracker in it and attach the case via carabiner clip to whatever you want to keep track of.

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I wanted a Galaxy S10, but I'm stuck with iPhone.
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Researcher provides Apple with details (and fix) for Keychain flaw

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Apple still won't cough up a reward.
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A security researcher has decided to provide Apple with details — and a patch — for a serious Keychain flaw in macOS Mojave that allows anyone to access your saved usernames and passwords.

Linus Henze previously withheld the information in protest of Apple’s decision not to offer a macOS bug bounty program. He now believes the problem is too serious for the company to ignore.

macOS Mojave flaw puts your Keychain passwords at risk

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Apple still won't cough up a reward.
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A new flaw discovered in macOS Mojave puts your sensitive Keychain data at risk.

One security researcher has demonstrated an exploit that could allow anyone to access saved usernames and passwords without administrator access. He won’t share the details with Apple, however, because there is no reward on offer.

Today in Apple history: OS 9 is ‘classic Mac’ operating system’s last stand

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Mac OS 9 brought welcome new features.
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October 23: Today in Apple history: OS 9 is 'classic Mac' operating system's last stand October 23, 1999: Apple releases Mac OS 9, the last version of the classic Mac operating system before the company will make the leap to OS X a couple years later.

It does not veer far from OS 8 in terms of look and feel. However, OS 9 adds a few nifty features that make it well worth the upgrade.

Streamline your keyring, passwords, and lots more [Week’s Best Deals]

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This week's best deals include a 21st century key keeper, top shelf apps, and more.
This week's best deals include a 21st century key keeper, top shelf apps, and more.
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Another week, another round of great deals on top shelf gear, apps, and learning resources. This time, we’ve got a bundle of 5 premium Mac apps, and a keyring designed to never be lost. Additionally, we’ve got a powerful password manager and comprehensive course in iOS 11 development. Read on for more details:

Grab these top iPhone accessories for less than $20 [Deals]

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From rugged mobile mounts to keychain Lightning chargers, these are some of the top iPhone accessories for under $20.
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iPhones are great, but to get the most out of them you’ve got to have the right accessories. But when you’ve already dropped coin for a new phone, it’s hard to think about shelling out even more cash. So we’ve rounded up some of the best iPhone peripherals you can get for under 20 bucks. That includes a tough but flexible mini tripod, and a set of keychain-sized Lightning cables. Plus, we have a set of premium Bluetooth earbuds, and a device to turn any iPhone into a universal remote. Read on for more details:

Throwaway phone chargers, Lightning cable keychains and more [Deals]

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This roundup includes brand new ways of ensuring your devices get the charge they need.
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There are so many ways to run out of battery at just the wrong moment. Maybe you underestimated the lifespan of your backup battery, forgot your cable, or mistook them for your Lightning headphone cables. Whatever the case, it pays to have options, and that’s why we’ve rounded up these great deals on charging accessories that can save the day when the juice runs low.