In 2011, Cody turned his hobby of writing about Apple products and other consumer tech into a full time job. These days he is iDB's resident deals and roundup expert—be sure to check out his Daily Deals and Apps of the Week columns.
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Apple’s new AirTag tracker is impressive. However, if you plan on getting one and attaching it to something like a set of keys or a backpack, you’re going to need to get a case. Now Apple offers a handful of options, ranging in price from $30 to $450, but we thought it’d be useful to roundup some of the third party options that are available.
With the Academy Awards coming up, Apple took this week as an opportunity to discount some past winners and nominees. Among the deals are 5-movie bundles for $20, films like The Town and Joker for $10, and comedies like The Other Guys and Step Brothers for under $8. Check out our full roundup below.
Major deal alert! Our friends over at Nomad have informed us that they are currently taking 25% off pretty much everything on their website. That’s 25% off their beautiful leather iPhone cases, their wireless charging pads and their Apple Watch bands. Oh, and as a bonus they are taking $10 off their new AirTag KeyChain.
Apple today announced a number of new products, including redesigned iMacs, AirTags and of course new iPads. They also unveiled a handful of accessories for these products, and as you’d expect, some of them are pretty pricey.
Folks excited for the big iOS 14.5 update won’t have to wait much longer for its release. In a footnote of its AirTag press release, Apple noted that the new accessory will require the update, which would be landing on devices sometime next week.
Who says big, cushy, over-the-ear, noise-canceling headphones need to be expensive? These Q30 headphones from Anker offer active noise canceling, 40-hour battery life, get great reviews, and right now they are only $68.
In this week’s edition of our Apps of the Week roundup we have a smart mindfulness app, an app for telling 2 minute stories, and a new, minimal weather client. And as always, we’ve selected two great games for you to check out.
If you’re looking for a sweet deal to take you into the weekend, we’ve got you covered. For a limited time, you can get this JLab Audio Talk Go USB microphone for just $29. It’s super portable, offers professional-grade sound, and it connects via USB-C.
I’ve long thought Amazon’s Fire HD tablets were among the best values in tech. They run on the Android operating system, offer access to Amazon’s robust ecosystem, and typically feature decent specs. The HD 10 has a 10-inch display, 8-core processor, 12 hour battery life, and right now it’s just $62.
If you or someone you know is in the market for a new keyboard, you have to check out this deal from Amazon. It’s on this AUKEY mechanical gaming keyboard. It has 104 keys with Blue switches, a 6-color backlight, it’s water-resistant, and right now it’s just $30.