This Lightning cable cleverly solves an annoyance every iPhone user deals with

Luminid-Touch-Flash-Lightning CableWhen the Lightning connecter was originally revealed alongside iPhone 5 back in 2012, Apple singled out its reversibility as a major feature. It made plugging in your iPhone an even more brainless task. The only problem is that being reversible doesn’t help if you can’t see where the Lightning port is on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. That’s when Sewell’s ingenious Lightning cable comes in handy… Read more

ZNAPS gives any Lightning or microUSB charging cable a MagSafe-like connector

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We have all certainly experienced this dreadful feeling at some point: accidentally catching your iPhone or Android’s charging cord with your foot, sending your device helplessly spinning across the room until it strikes the floor. Apple has long had MagSafe technology as a part of its laptop power supplies, although it may be on its way out, but it has yet to find its way to iPhone or iPad. The same is true of Android devices, we’ve come so far and yet our phones are easily turned into sling shots with an accidental trip of the cord.

Enter ZNAPS. A new Kickstarter project that is bringing the same concept of MagSafe to any Lightning or microUSB charging cable. Based on the response from the Kickstarter community thus far, there are a lot of users that desire this type of connectivity.  Read more

iPhone 6/Plus $100 off w/ VZW or Sprint 2-yr contract: 16GB $100, 64GB $200, 128GB $300

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Best Buy is currently discounting all of its iPhone 6/Plus offerings for Verizon or Sprint by $100 with a new two-year contract. This delivers some of the lowest prices that we have seen in months on Apple’s flagship phones. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade your existing line or open a new one to receive this discounted pricing.

iPhone 6:

iPhone 6 Plus:

Both models are filled with features including a Retina HD display, Touch ID, A8 64-bit processor, 8MP iSight camera, 1080p HD video recording capabilities and Apple Pay.

Alternatively, you can grab an off-contract AT&T iPhone 6 refurb for $460 at eBay. (updated)

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App Store Amazing Apps/Games for $1: Blek, Spider Man, Goat Sim, Scanner Pro, Facetune, GoodReader, more

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Apple has now officially kicked off another Amazing Apps and Games for $1 sale on the App Store. Many of which were featured in yesterday’s game roundup and are at some of lowest prices we have seen in quite some time. These are direct discounts and not related to lower emerging market pricing.

Some notables include Facetune: $1 (Reg. $4), Blek: $1 (Reg. $3), Goat Simulator: $1 (Reg. $5), Amazing Spider-Man 2: $1 (Reg. $7), Scanner Pro 6 by Readdle: $1 (Reg. $3), The Room Two: $1 (Reg. $3) and many more. Head below for the rest of the games/apps in the sale: Read more

Rovio iOS sale: Angry Birds Space for iPhone goes free for the first time, AB Stars Wars HD $1 (Reg. $3), more

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Beloved app developer Rovio has put a number of its apps on sale today. While you certainly can’t go wrong with any Angry Birds deal, Angry Birds Space for iPhone has now gone free for the first time on the App Store. Regularly a $1 purchase, this is the very first price drop we have seen on the interstellar bird slinger for iPhone. More details below.

You’ll find more Angry Birds games on sale as well. All but Seasons are the lowest prices we have seen in over a year (Seasons went free for a little over a week back February). These apps combine for a 4+ star rating from around 300,000 reviewers:

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Pixelmator image editor and painting app for iOS hits its lowest price ever: $1 (Reg. $5)

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The popular iOS image editor Pixelmator has dropped to its lowest price ever today. It was originally released at $9.99 back in October of 2014, and has never dropped below $4.99 before today. The Pixelmator Team just recently made the app a universal one, so it can now be downloaded to all your iOS devices for just $1.

More details and some footage of the app in action below: Read more

Microsoft’s $99 Universal Foldable Keyboard for iPhone, iPad, Android, & Windows is now available

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Microsoft’s new Universal Foldable Keyboard, first unveiled earlier this year, is now available to purchase online and through Microsoft stores. The super portable Bluetooth keyboard folds in half when not in use and allows users to connect to two mobile devices at once including Android, iPhones, iPads, and Windows devices. Read more

R.B.I. Baseball 15 for iOS gets its very first price drop: $2 (Reg. $5), more

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Just in time to get your baseball fix during MLB’s All-Star break, R.B.I. Baseball 15 for iOS is getting its very first price drop today. Originally released at the end of April this year for $4.99, today you can download it on your iOS devices for just $1.99.

You can also grab R.B.I. Baseball 14 for $1.99 today (Reg. $4.99). While we did it see it drop down to $1 during the holiday season last year for 7 days, this is matching the best price we have seen outside of that sale. More details below: Read more

The Lemunati CS1 coverts your iPhone 6 into a Super 8 style camcorder for an “upgraded” filming experience

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The iPhone 6 is one of the most advanced pieces of technology that consumers across the world have readily had access to. It has many advanced features, highlighted by some very strong technical specifications in the area of video and photography.

We’ve all had the experience of attempting to capture video with an iPhone, a sometimes very frustrating venture. Aside from the dreaded vertical shot, iPhone doesn’t necessarily have the best ergonomics for filming. The Lumenati CS1 is a new Kickstarter-backed case that provides your iPhone with much more than protection. It’s a full on Super 8 camera inspired system that controls the start and stopping of your camera, has an interchangeable lens system and many other features.  Read more

App Store promo – Great Games 50% off: Halo Spartan Strike $3 (Reg. $6), Implosion $5 (Reg. $10), more

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Apple is back again with another big sale on iOS games in the App Store. We saw some of these titles on sale through the week and now Apple has officially collected them as part of its “Great Games” sale. Many of these apps are big names that we rarely see go on sale.

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The full list of games that have been discounted:

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Bloons Tower Defense 5 for iPhone and iPad goes free as IGN’s iOS Game of the Month (Reg. $3/$5)

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IGN is now offering Bloons Tower Defense 5 for iPhone/iPod and the HD version for iPad as its free game of the month. These titles typically go for $3 and $5 respectively, with today’s price drop being only the second time the iPhone version has gone free and the first instance for the HD rendition. You can now download this game for free on iOS for iPhone or iPad.

Follow along as the Bloons build towers and try to protect their fortress from enemies. There are three different games modes and four separate skill levels, including a family friendly mode for everyone to play. See the full description below.

Check out our daily game/app roundups for more discounted and free iOS deals including the original Infinity Blade for free50% off the new Scanner Pro 6, free downloads of cooking app Green Kitchen ($5 value) and Star Walk 2 is the Apple free App of the Week. You’ll also find this month’s console freebies in our Xbox Live and PlayStation Plus roundups. Read more

App Store Free App of the Week: Star Walk 2 goes free for the first time ($3 value)

Apple has now officially selected Star Walk 2 – Guide to the Night Sky as the new App Store Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $2.99, you can grab the app for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from now through this time next week. This is the very first time we have seen the app go free directly on the App Store since it released in August 2014.

It received an Apple Design Award in 2014 and has been used by more than “10 million people”. Head below for more details: Read more