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Sales include a collection of useful Anker accessories, like the company’s combination wall charger and 5,000 mAh power bank at $29.99, down from $39.99. If you’re looking for a way to upgrade your MacBook workflow, Anker’s 7-in-1 USB-C hub at $26.99, down from $35.99, is a solid addition to any home office workspace.
- PowerPort Atom III Slim – $19.99 with code MRANKER45, down from $25.99
- PowerStrip Pad – $26.99 with code MRANKER67, down from $35.99
- PowerPort III Pod – $29.99 with code MRANKPOD, down from $39.99
- PowerExpand+ 7-in-1 USB-C Hub – $26.99 with code MRANKER346, down from $35.99
- PowerPort 5-in-1 USB-C Hub – $59.99 with code MRPOWERH, down from $75.99
- PowerCore Wireless 10,000 mAh – $26.99 with code MRANKER65, down from $35.99
- PowerCore Fusion 5,000 mAh Combo Wall Charger – $29.99 with code MRANKER24, down from $39.99
- PowerCore Slim 10,000 mAh – $32.99 with code MRANKER31, down from $43.99
- PowerWave Sense Pad Alloy – $27.99 with code MRANKER09, down from $35.99
- PowerWave 10 Stand – $30.99 with code MRANKER73, down from $44.99
Head to our full Deals Roundup to get caught up with all of the latest deals and discounts that we’ve been tracking over the past week.
Apple Warns Against Closing MacBooks With a Cover Over the Camera
Friday July 10, 2020 11:12 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple this month published a support document that warns customers against closing their Mac notebooks with a cover over the camera as it can lead to display damage. Image via Reddit Apple says that the clearance between the display and the keyboard is designed to very tight tolerances, which can be problematic. Covering the camera can also cause issues with automatic brightness and True Tone….
iPhone Users Who Experienced ‘Batterygate’ Can Now File to Receive Around $25 Settlement From Apple
Earlier this year, Apple agreed to settle a U.S. class action lawsuit that accused the company of “secretly throttling” older iPhone models. Now, eligible iPhone owners are beginning to be notified about their legal rights and options.
Under the proposed settlement, Apple will provide a cash payment of approximately $25 to each eligible iPhone owner who submits a claim, with its total payout …
Apple Moving Forward on Semitransparent Lenses for Upcoming AR Headset
Friday July 10, 2020 7:24 am PDT by Eric Slivka
Apple and Foxconn have reached a key milestone in the development of Apple’s long-rumored augmented reality headset, with the semitransparent lenses for the device moving from prototype to trial production, reports The Information.
Apple is developing the lenses on a single production line at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu in southwestern China, where most of Apple’s iPad production is…
Arm-Intel-PowerPC Universal Binaries Are Possible
Saturday July 11, 2020 1:42 pm PDT by Arnold Kim
Casual MacRumors visitors may not realize that we have a very active PowerPC forum where users discuss issues related to PowerPC Macs that have not been produced since 2006. Threads range from hardware upgrades and software options to nostalgia:
Photo by AphoticD Apple’s recently announced transition to Apple Silicon (Arm) based Macs raised some interesting questions about future support…
Possible ‘iPhone 12’ Battery Certifications Suggest Lower Capacities Than iPhone 11 Series
MySmartPrice has spotted certifications for three new Apple batteries that it believes could be for the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup, despite them being less capacitive than the batteries in the current iPhone 11 series.
The batteries are identified with the model numbers A2471, A2431, and A2466, and appear on Safety Korea, China’s 3C, and the Danish agency UL Demko. Apple is expected to…
Leaker: ‘iPhone 12 Pro’ to Come With 6GB of RAM
Later this year, Apple is expected to release four OLED iPhones in three display sizes, including 5.4, 6.7, and two 6.1-inch models. Rumors suggest the 6.7-inch iPhone and one 6.1-inch model will be higher-end devices, and now leaker @L0vetodream has corroborated previous rumors about the internal specs of Apple’s upcoming lineup. Rumors suggest Apple will use 5-nanometer A14 chips in its…
Google to ‘Dramatically’ Improve Chrome Impact on Mac Battery Life
Google will address long-standing battery life issues, particularly on Mac devices, reports The Wall Street Journal. Chrome will improve “tab throttling” by better prioritizing active tabs and limiting resource drain from tabs open in the background. This is said to have a “dramatic impact on battery and performance.” Google has reportedly been performing early tests on Mac laptops in…
Top Stories: iOS 14 Public Beta, iPhone 12 Size Comparison, 14-Inch MacBook Pro Rumors
After one round of developer beta testing, Apple unleashed iOS and iPadOS 14 to a wider audience this week, opening it up to members of the public beta program. There are lots of changes and new features to check out, but as with any beta, be careful about installing it on your main devices.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Other major stories this week included our …
Apple Shares Humorous ‘Working-From-Home Thing’ Video
Monday July 13, 2020 9:31 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today shared a funny video focused on the problems that people working from home have to deal with, including noisy children, chaotic schedules, communication issues, and more.
The video focuses on showing off Apple products and their capabilities that can be useful when working from home, such as the ability to scan a document with an iPhone, mark up a PDF, Siri Reminders, and more.The…