CES 2020: Satechi’s New Wireless Charging Pad Can Charge iPhone, AirPods, Apple Watch Simultaneously

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger might have never made it to the market, but popular accessory maker Satechi is trying to fill the gap. It has unveiled a wireless charging pad that can charge three Apple devices — AirPods, Apple Watch, and iPhone — at the same time. Satechi’s new Trio Wireless Charging Pad was unveiled at the CES 2020 expo, and it can charge Qi-compatible iPhones, AirPods with wireless charging case, and the Apple Watch simultaneously. Similar to all of the company’s products, the charging pad has a very classy…

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Future Macbooks Could Use Intel’s Upcoming Thunderbolt 4 Ports

Intel, at its CES 2020 keynote, has confirmed the existence of Thunderbolt 4 – a successor to the hugely popular Thunderbolt 3 connectivity bridge. With Apple’s MacBook laptops being in the frontline to use the Thunderbolt ports, the future notebooks from Apple may be the first to offer Thunderbolt 4 ports. Intel’s keynote on CES 2020 was mainly about the Tiger Lake systems – the next-generation platform for the brand’s future CPUs and a successor to the Ice Lake. While revealing the capabilities of the upcoming platform, Intel’s CEO Gregory…

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CES 2020: Speck Announces Presidio2 iPhone Cases with Air Capsules that Offer 13-foot drop protection

Apple iPhone is often regarded as one of the premium smartphones and the price tag often reflects the same. Most of us buy iPhone cases and covers to protect from fall or day to day wear and tear. Speck has announced a new Presidio2 lineup that offers airbag-style protection for your iPhone. Automobile manufacturers have been offering Airbags to protect drivers in cases of a crash. Now Speck has designed something similar for iPhone. The Presidio2 uses “Cloud Armor” technology. Marketing term aside, the technology works with the help of…

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You Can Now Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone Even When PopGrip Is Attached to It

If you use a PopGrip with your iPhone, you know how difficult it is to place your handset on a wireless charger and make it work. Well, worry no more. Popsockets has launched its own wireless charger at the CES 2020 expo, and it can easily charge your phone wirelessly even with the PopGrip attached on the back. The PopPower Home wireless charger has a cavity in the middle to accommodate the PopGrip. So, when you place your phone equipped with a PopGrip on the PopPower, the device will sit…

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FBI Once Again Seeks Apple’s Help, This time to Unlock Suspected Florida Shooters iPhone

Apple has always stood its grounds when it comes to privacy. The company went loggerheads with the FBI during the San Bernardino shooting case. Now FBI has put Apple in a similar situation and has asked help tp unlock two iPhones that were owned by Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the man accused of killing three people at a Naval Air Station in Florida. FBI has sent a letter to Apple’s general counsel and has said that it has already obtained permission from the court to search the contents of the phones.…

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Never Fear a PDF File Again With this Award-Winning Mac App [Deals Hub]

Oh, the dreaded PDF file! If you’d like to go into 2020 without fearing those inconvenient PDFs, PDF Expert: Award-Winning Software can help. Let this Apples Editors’ Choice Winner change how you work with these files. The software is available in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub now for just $29.99, 62% off the usual MSRP of $79.99. If you’ve ever needed to tweak something on a PDF file, you know how challenging it can be on a Mac. That’s where PDF Expert comes in, allowing you to quickly edit PDF…

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Samsung Copies Apple’s Face ID Icon for One of Its CES 2020 Slides

There have been several cases in the past when Samsung either used Apple-inspired designs or straight up copied them. Now, the South Korean brand has copied Apple’s Face ID icon and used it in one of its CES 2020 keynote slides. During Samsung’s CES 2020 keynote event, the company was showcasing various features of Samsung Pass, a password manager and user authentication service that comes pre-installed on some of its smartphones and tablets. A few spectators and bloggers noticed that Samsung was using an icon that looked a lot like…

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CES 2020: Belkin Announces USB-C GaN Chargers, Power Banks, Wireless Chargers

At CES 2020, Belkin announced a host of chargers, wireless chargers, and power banks ideal for Apple products. Just like Anker, Belkin also announced Gallium Nitride chargers which are smaller and more efficient than typical chargers. The company will be offering its USB-C GaN chargers in 30W, 60W, and 68W configurations. GaN USB-C Chargers The 30W charger can charge a MacBook Air easily and its foldable prongs make it easier to carry while traveling. The 60W charger is “smallest of its kind” in Belkin’s lineup and can be used to charge…

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Leaked iPhone SE 2 Renders Show iPhone 8-like Design, Touch ID

The first renders of Apple’s upcoming iPhone SE 2, which might just be called the iPhone 9, have leaked. The renders show a device that looks very similar to the iPhone 8. As per iGeeksblog,  the iPhone SE 2 will roughly measure 138.5 x 67.4 x 7.8mm. The dimensions of the device are similar to the iPhone 8, though it is slightly thicker as the iPhone 8 had a 7.43mm thick waistline. The renders confirm that the iPhone SE 2 will come with a 4.7-inch display, up from the 4-inch Retina…

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Lenovo’s First Foldable PC, the ThinkPad X1 Fold, Launches in mid-2020 for $2,499

Last year in May, Lenovo previewed a foldable PC which it promised to release in 2020. That time has finally arrived as at CES 2020, the company has taken the wraps off the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold — a foldable laptop. The ThinkPad X1 Fold is largely the same device that Lenovo previewed last year. It features a 13.3-inch touchscreen 2K (2048 x 1536) OLED display with a 4:3 aspect ratio that supports pen input. There’s no word on Lenovo about the internal specs of the X1 Fold, though the…

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