Incredible Apple deals just in time for Valentine’s Day

It's almost Valentine's Day, and whether you're still shopping for a gift, or looking to treat yourself, there are plenty of tech deals to be had. AirPods are on sale for as low as $99, the Apple Pencil 2 is just $90, and we also have steep discounts on Apple Watch Series 8, the new iPad, M2 Macs, and much more.

How to prevent your iPhone messages, phone calls, and FaceTime calls from appearing on your Mac

Black iPhone, MacBook, and Apple Watch kept together

Thanks to the seamless integration between devices, text messages, iMessage, phone calls, and FaceTime calls you receive on your iPhone can also appear on your Mac, as long as both devices use the same Apple ID.

But you can tweak these settings to protect your privacy when you leave your Mac unattended to ensure other Mac users cannot see your iPhone texts, calls, or get Handoff requests.

To help you through it all, this tutorial shares several tips to ensure your iPhone messages and calls do not appear on your Mac.

This awesome foldable 3-in-1 wireless charging station is just $23

Here's a unique charging accessory that would look great on a desk or a nightstand, but also folds up for travel. It's the Anker 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station, and it features wireless charging pads for your iPhone and AirPods, as well as a spot for you to insert an Apple Watch charger. It comes with a 5-foot USB cable, and a power adapter, and right now it's on sale for just $23.

Apple silicon-inspired M2 wallpapers for iPhone

Time for the next wave of impressive Apple silicon chips. If you were not blown away by the M1 switch over the last two years, certainly the M2 lineup will impress enough to switch over from intel based Macs. While the M2 chip was available starting last year, Apple launched the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips in January. In celebration of the launch, these Apple silicon-inspired M2 wallpapers are perfect for iPhone.

Ink, BrainFit, Wallaroo, and other apps to check out this weekend

Apps of the week

Congratulations on making it to the weekend again! This means it's time for another Apps of the Week roundup, and oh boy do we have some great picks for you. There's an AI writing app, an app for making your brain healthier, and a fun wallpaper app. And as always, we've selected a great new game for you to check out.