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Steve Jobs Venus Yacht: Not Yet Available at the Apple Store

I have never been one for boats or yachts, but even I could be persuaded to give yacht-life a try in this magnificent vessel that was co-designed by the Apple-master himself, Steve Jobs. This was the boat that Steve Jobs was working on until his untimely death in 2011.

steve jobs yacht venus close

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5 Ways to Silence Your iPhone, But Stay Connected

092812-shhhh.jpgOne of the best new features of Apple’s iOS 6 that came out last week is the Do Not Disturb function. Admittedly, with enough practice and fiddling, you can get the same result without this option, but the ease of toggling it on, coupled with the available options is welcomed. Here’s a quick exploration of some different options you have to keep your phone from disturbing you.

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LaCie Portable Thunderbolt SSD: Fasted Rugged HD Available?

Sure, Thunderbolt is fast, but there aren’t many devices that you can buy that work with it, leaving Apple fanboys crying in their closets. LaCie has released a new Thunderbolt-compatible portable drive, that uses a speedy solid-state drive for that extra special cherry on top. It also supports USB 3.0 for PC users.

lacie rugged external ssd hd

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Alternatives to Apple’s New Earpods: Better Sound For Less Than $100

092512_rg_AppleEarpodAlternatives_01.jpgAmidst the hullabaloo of Apple’s recent iPhone event, perceptive people noticed the redesign of Apple’s venerable earpod. Everyone that has had an iPod or iPhone has used one of these, and they were among the worst earphones I’ve had, since they constantly kept popping out of my ears. Here are some alternatives to the new Apple earpods, which will guarantee better sound without costing too much. More

iPhone 5 to Sport 19-Pin Dock Connector?

I’m already avoiding the purchase of new iPhone accessories, other than cases, in preparation for the next iteration of Apple’s iPhone, as there continue to be rumors that Apple’s new dock connector will be a 19-pin port instead of the long-standing universal iOS 30-pin port.

new iphone 19 pin dock connector

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Mac OS Old School Desktop Would Look Smashing on Retina MacBook Pro

There have been other throwback GUIs in the past, but this one created by the Amsterdam-based art director Ben Vessey looks pretty cool. You can retrofy your modern Mac OS machine thanks to this set of icons and wallpapers.

mac os old school 1

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MacCase Vintage Leather Flight Jacket Carries All Your Apple Gear

I was talking with a colleague yesterday and we both agreed that we took our laptops out of our homes a lot less since we got iPads. That being said, there’s always a place for a cool iPad and laptop bag, one that lets you store a few things on top of that thin tablet computer.

maccase vintage leather backpack mac

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Logitech Solar Keyboard K760: One Keyboard to Rule Them All

If you’re like me, you probably tend to use all of your OS X and iOS devices simultaneously, which is one reason why I like the Logitech Wireless Keyboard K760. It doesn’t have a numeric keypad, but this single keyboard will work with all of your devices.

mac solar logitech keyboard k760 side

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8-Bit iPhone Bumper Case: The Biggest Pixels Around

Unlike most of the curvy bumper cases out there, the 8-Bit Bumper from Big Big Pixel is surrounded with blocky pixels, that almost look like LEGO bricks. It’s definitely an awesome case to have if you like 8-bit style.

8 bit bumper big pixel iphone case

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Coffee-Stained Apple Smart Cover: The Best Part of Waking Up (Your iPad)

I’ll admit that I thought that the Apple Smart Cover was cool in the beginning, but after having used it for a while, there are plenty of other covers that work as well or even better than the Smart Cover. However, instead of just leaving your old Smart Cover aside, how about staining it with coffee to give it a new look?

coffee stained ipad smart cover

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