CES 2020: Add 10 Ports, Up To 2TB SSD, and More to Your MacBook Pro With This Dock

We’ve seen a lot of interesting accessories getting announced for Apple’s products during the ongoing CES 2020 expo in Las Vegas, but if you’re a MacBook Pro user who wants more ports on their laptop, this dock might grab your interest. LineDock, a firm that specializes in making premium accessories for MacBooks, has showcased its new dock for the MacBook Pro 15-inch and the MacBook Pro 16-inch. It’s an all-aluminum dock whose dimensions match to that of the MacBook Pro and is meant to be placed below the laptop. The…

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Apple Scans Photos Uploaded to iCloud to Check Possible Cases of Child Abuse

Apple’s chief privacy officer, Jane Horvath, revealed during the CES 2020 event that the Cupertino-based tech giant scans images backed up on iCloud from its devices such as the iPhone and the iPad to check for possible cases of child abuse. Without going too deep into the image scanning methods, Jane said: “We are utilizing some technologies to help screen for child sexual abuse material.” Most other tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter use a system called PhotoDNA, which can compare an image with a set of pictures that have…

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CES 2020: Satechi Launches a 108W Power Adapter with Two USB Type-C, USB Type-A Ports

Satechi has announced a power adapter capable of powering four devices in a single go. The Satechi 108W Pro USB-C PD Desktop charger offers USB-C, USB-A Power Delivery and supports fast charging. The power adapter comes with 1x USB-C that is capable of charging at 90W while the other USB-Port delivers power at 18W. Meanwhile, the two USB-A ports are capable of charging at a maximum of 12W. The USB-C is capable of charging the new 16-inch MacBook Pro. However, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is rated to charge at 96W…

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The New Samsung Portable SSD T7 Boasts of Built-in Fingerprint Sensor, Faster Speeds

Samsung announced yet another model in its T-series portable SSD lineup. The latest Samsung Portable SSD T7 comes equipped with a built-in- fingerprint sensor. It is an external storage drive and offers twice as much speed as its predecessor. This is the first time Samsung has offered a built-in fingerprint sensor on SSD. As far as speed is concerned, the T7 offers read speeds of up to 1050 MB/s and write speeds of up to 100 Mb/s. The T7 SSD is portable and comes enclosed in a sleek casing. The…

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These AirPods Alternatives are Perfect for Rain or Shine [Deals Hub]

If you’ve been searching for the perfect Bluetooth earbuds, it’s time to take a look at the PaMu Slide Mini Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones. These awesome alternatives to AirPods are small, yet super powerful, and available now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub for just $59.99, 59% off the usual price of $149. And they’re available in white, green or pink. The PaMu Slide Mini Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones are ergonomically designed and stay in your ears no matter how much you move. Aside from fitting comfortably, they also boast advanced Bluetooth…

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CES 2020: Razer Makes Game Controller for iPhones

Razer, a popular brand for gaming products, has launched the Kishi at the CES 2020 event. It is a gaming controller for smartphones that not only allows you to have more precise controls while playing mobile games on your handset, but it also enables you to play PC games on your iPhone through Nvidia’s GeForce Now service. The gaming controller from Razer has two modules – one clamps to the right side of your phone and the other to the left side – making your smartphone look like a pro…

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Apple TV App Coming to Sony and Vizio TVs Later This Year

The Apple TV app will soon be released to select smart TVs from Sony and Vizio. The video streaming service is available on a few TVs from LG and Samsung. In a press release shared by Apple earlier today, the company announced that its video streaming service, Apple TV+, will be available on select smart TVs from Sony and Vizio via the Apple TV app. Most of these TVs will be the ones which were released last year and the ones that will be launched going forward. The app allows…

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Apple Announces iPhone 11 Night Mode Photo Challenge

Apple has announced a new Night Mode photo challenge in which it is inviting iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro users to take part. As a part of the challenge, owners of the latest iPhone need to click and share their best photos captured using the new Night mode in the Camera app. The competition starts today through January 29. All entries will be evaluated by a panel of select judges and the five winning photos will be announced on March 4. The winning photos will be shared by Apple…

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Apple Talks About Privacy and Its Importance at CES 2020

Apple made a rare appearance at CES 2020 this year. The company did not announce any new product or services as its appearance was focused on privacy. The company’s senior director for global privacy Jane Horvath was a part of the panel at CES 2020 which featured executives from Facebook and the FTC as well. During a Q&A session, Horvath was asked about Apple’s use of encryption in its products and services and how it ends up creating difficulties for law enforcement agencies. She notes that Apple designs its products…

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Consumers Spent a Massive $1.4 Billion on the App Store Between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Apple today announced that 2019 was a “historic” year for its Services business. It was the biggest year for the company’s Services business in terms of revenue and also in terms of new launches with the addition of Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+. Apple says that customers spent a record $1.42 billion on the App Store between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. This marked a 16% increase from 2018. On New Year’s Day 2020 alone, customers spent $386 million on the App Store marking a 20% increase…

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