From snapping screenshots to signing PDFs with your fingertip, your iMac, MacBook or Mac Mini has scores of useful—and in some cases, well hidden—tricks up its sleeves. Read on for 10 gotta-know tips that every MacOS user should have under their belt. Read More
Selling on Amazon for just $14 (you’ll need to use discount code X5M26Q4T at checkout), the Otium X6 Neckband Bluetooth Headphones weigh less than an ounce, and they boast up to nine hours of battery life.
The water-resistant X6 headset comes with a super-slim neckband, while the magnetic earbuds can stick together when they’re not in your ears. Best of all, the headset uses Qualcomm’s CVC 6.0 noise cancelling technology, which helps reduce background noise while you’re making iPhone or Android calls. Read More
On sale for $24.64 (normally it’s closer to $30), the Jackery Bolt 6000 mAh External Battery Charger can fully charge an iPhone 7 or 8 up to two times, or an iPhone 7 Plus or 8 Plus one-and-a-half times. Not only does the Bolt come with a built-in Lightning cable for iOS devices, it also packs in a MicroUSB cable for compatible Android handsets and tablets. Read More
Is your mouse hand throbbing after clicking all day? Maybe it’s because your wrist is resting on your desk in a bent position, leaving you prone to wrist and tendon pain. One option is to switch mouse hands every once in awhile, but here’s a better one: snag a mouse pad with a wrist cushion, like this one.
On sale for $9 (40% off), this VicTsing mouse pad boasts a gel-filled cushion that helps keep your wrist straight while you’re pointing and clicking, taking the pressure off your wrist while easing strain on the tendons in your hand. The Lycra-covered mouse pad comes with a non-stick bottom, while its arc-shaped design means you’re less likely to run out of mousing room. Read More
On sale for $8.25 (25% off), the KCool “Octopus”-style tripod has a clamp that fits just about any iPhone or Android phone, and its flexible arms can wrap around poles, tree limbs or even the handlebars of a bike. Once you’ve got your iPhone’s lens pointed just where you want it, stand back and click the shutter using the included Bluetooth remote control. Read More
Ever wish you could pick which buttons and controls appear in the swipe-up control panel for iPhone and iPad—a.k.a. Control Center—that lets you quickly turn on Do Not Disturb mode, skip or pause your music, toggle Airplane mode on and off, and more? Now you can, thanks to the latest version of iOS. Read More
Want to take your tunes on the road? A Bluetooth speaker makes for a great way to bring your music to the beach, the backyard or the kitchen, and one of the most popular models on Amazon has never been cheaper.
On sale for $25.49 (68% off), the one-pound Anker SoundCore Bluetooth speaker is small enough to slip into a purse or a backpack, yet it manages to cram in stereo sound and up to 24 hours of battery life, while a built-in microphone lets the SoundCore double as a speakerphone. Just pair the Anker speaker with your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone via Bluetooth, queue up some tunes, then press Play. Read More