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Don't Buy Cheap Chargers Unless You Want Your iPhone To Explode

We all love cheap stuff, but it’s an incredibly bad idea to buy a cheap charger for your phone, digital camera, or other gadget. And unfortunately, it’s incredibly easy to buy these online, even from sites like Amazon, who often mistakenly sell the products as genuine.

What To Expect From Apple's Big MacBook Event

Apple is having a press event on Thursday October 27 and you know what that means: New MacBooks! Finally. We’ve been waiting for this MacBook Pro overhaul for years.

Australian Man Claims Flaming IPhone 7 Killed His Car, Pants

Apple users might feel insulated from the exploding batteries currently fueling Samsung’s Note 7 nightmare, but a new story of out of south Australia serves as a helpful reminder that true safety is just an illusion. On Thursday, surf instructor Mat Jones told Australia’s 7 News that an iPhone 7 he left in his car wrapped in a pair of pants caught on fire, taking both the pants and the car with it.

The iPhone Has A Hidden One-Handed Keyboard

Here’s a pretty cool story. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith recently found hidden code for a one-handed keyboard in iOS by hacking an iOS Simulator. Troughton-Smith says the keyboard has “been there since at least iOS 8.”

Apple's Big MacBook Event Is October 27

Apple just sent out press invites for an event taking place on October 27. You know what that means — new MacBooks!

After Five Years, Will Apple Finally Properly Update The MacBook Pro?

The last major update to the MacBook Pro was in 2012. Sure, it’s had incremental upgrades like a higher-res Retina display and the Force Touch haptic trackpad since then, but we’ve been waiting a long time for something new. (We’ve been waiting even longer for a new MacBook Air.) It seems all but certain, though, that Apple will hold an event on October 28th Australian time to introduce the world to a new, high-tech MacBook Pro — possibly with a set of function keys that are also full-colour touchscreens.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Was On Hillary Clinton's List Of Potential Vice Presidential Canidates

An email stolen from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, and released by Wikileaks reveals that Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, and Apple CEO Tim Cook were on a list of potential vice-presidential candidates Podesta sent to Clinton.

Using Your iPhone 7 In The Shower Is The Latest Status Symbol

In 250 BC, Greek mathematician Archimedes sat down in a public bath and realised that the volume of water displaced equaled the volume of his body. This was the birth of the “eureka!” moment, and the realisation that I could use my iPhone 7 in the shower this weekend was exactly the same.

If You Want To Dig Up Apple's Secrets, Go To Jamaica

When it comes to Apple, Jamaica knows all. Quartz has an interesting report out today about Apple’s habit of filing trademark applications for new products, including macOS and the Apple Watch, in the Caribbean country. The reason? Secrecy, of course.

Look What Happens When The iPhone 7's Home Button Breaks

If your iPhone 7 home button breaks, Apple has a neat way of keeping the phone operational: An on-screen version.

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