The Outer Worlds welcomes you to Halcyon in an upbeat new trailer

Ferocious wildlife, violent border towns, limited benefits…why WOULDN’T you want to sign up on a trip to The Outer Worlds?

What you need to know

There’s a new trailer for Obsidian Entertainment’s upcoming role-playing game (RPG) The Outer Worlds.
In the trailer, a company representative for Halcyon espouses the many benefits of coming to work in one of the outer space colonies.
Amusingly enough, those many, many benefits have many, many possible restrictions.
The Outer Worlds will release on Nintendo Switch some time after the other platforms, which are scheduled to release on October 25.
There’s a new tongue-in-cheek trailer for The Outer Worlds, the upcoming science-fiction RPG being developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Private Division. From the variety of wildlife, to the harsh conditions, to the overbearing corporate presence, there’s a ton of challenges for aspiring spacers to overcome. So come work for Halcyon, because if you’re starting at the bottom, the …

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How HomeKit works its magic

What makes HomeKit so special? So different than other smart home software? A lot!

HomeKit is the name for Apple’s home automation framework for developers. With HomeKit, our iPhones and iPads have a rational way to configure, communicate with, and control ”the internet of things” around us, including connected lights, speakers, security systems, blinds, and more. Both locally when you’re home and remotely when you’re away, through apps and through Siri, Apple’s virtual personal assistant. HomeKit is doing all this seamlessly, but also securely and privately. So, how does HomeKit work?

Managing your HomeKit

HomeKit is based on a ”Home Manager” and a common database, stored in iOS, that contains all the information about the home, its rooms, the accessories inside them, and the services and characteristics of those accessories. Having everything stored all in one place makes for a more consistent experience across apps. so, for example, whatever you have set up in the Home app, w…

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Hurricanes or sunshine, these are the best weather apps for iPhone and iPad

There are hundreds of weather apps in the App Store. Which one is right for you?

There are hundreds of weather apps in the App Store. It’s a very popular category. Sure, Apple’s built-in weather app is a great option with its nice graphics, animations, and useful hourly forecasting. However, each person has a different idea of what makes a great weather app. Some want simplicity, while others want all the data.

We’ve got a list of the best weather apps across a variety of styles. There’s something for everyone here.


Hurricane by American Red Cross
The Weather Channel
Dark Sky
Weather Underground
CARROT Weather
Weather Live


Radarscope is for serious weather enthusiasts. It provides native data rendering of reflective, velocity, dual-polarization, echo tops, accumulation, and more from any NEXRAD or TDWR radar in the U.S., Guam, and Puerto Rico. Radar layers include severe weather warnings, lightning alerts, and a variety of storm trackers. T…

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iMore show 671: Dry and Dead

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple!

Game on! Apple has sent out invitations for an event on September 10th — Rene Ritchie, Georgia Dow, and Lory Gil dish on all the latest rumors. They also chat about Apple’s new Independent Repair Providers program, which provides training and access to authentic replacement parts to third party repair facilities.

Disney+ and TV+ are arriving this fall. Is the promised content enough to get you to subscribe to one or both of the services? Finally, why did Apple release an iOS 13.1 beta, and check out some 18K AirPods bling!

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Show notes

Apple Event officially announced for Sept 10
iPhone preorders Sept 13? Probably
Apple’s Independent Repair Providers program launches
Disney+ vs TV+
iOS 13 … point 1?
18K AirPods bling

Zapier: Connect Your Apps …

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Should you get a MacBook for your high school student?

Best answer: A MacBook of any type is an excellent tool for most students. For high school students, a MacBook Air is a great choice, with its balance of portability, a decent amount of power, and battery life.

Great for students: MacBook Air (From $1,099 at Apple)
Save a little money: MacBook Air (Refurbished) (From $1,019 at Apple)
MacBooks are excellent tools

Kids that don’t have access to technology are increasingly left behind. It’s true that many schools nowadays have computer labs, or provide easy access to laptops, tablets, or other computers. However, for a lot of students, having their own laptop will make it easier to do things like taking notes, work on assignments, study, research, or even just stay in touch with friends.

Speaking as someone who grew up in a house that always had a single desktop computer that sat in one room, a laptop would also be great for your student to have for home use. They can work where they feel most comfortable, whether that’s in their r…

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This $800 HD pocket projector is $255 for Labor Day

It’s easy to watch an entire movie from the convenience of your smartphone, but enjoying it with more than one person requires a larger display. That’s no biggie when you’re at home, but what if you’re away on a camping trip or need something big for a LAN party? Luckily, with this $299.99 Prima Projector is all you need. This weekend, use code SAVE15WEEKEND at checkout and get it for just $255.

The Prima Projector is a light, portable projector that’s about the same size as an iPhone 7, meaning you can easily carry it in your pocket or bag with next to no additional bulk. It projects a crisp, 1080p display at 200 inches wide, which is perfect for movies, games, lectures, or more. To project an image, all you have to do is connect the Prima to your devices using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or with one of the Prima’s ports. Additionally, you can control the Prima’s media controls through your phone, laptop, tablet, or more.

There’s no way you&rs…

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Protect your Fitbit Versa from wear and tear with a screen protector

Sometimes you just need a little extra layer of security in life, especially when it comes to your gadgets. We picked out the best of the best Fitbit Versa (Gen 1) and Versa Lite Screen protectors to keep your fitness tracker secure n’ scratch-free!

Bye-Bye Damage

KIMLAR Fitbit Versa Waterproof Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Staff Favorite

Scratch-resistant? Check. Waterproof? Check. Affordable? Check. Highly-rated? Check check and double-check! The KIMLAR Fitbit Versa Waterproof Tempered Glass Screen Protector will keep your Versa’s screen in prime condition throughout the wear and tear of your daily life.

$7 at Amazon

Tempered Glass = Peace of Mind

QIBOX Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Looking for a screen protector that’ll keep your Fitbit Versa secure and scratch-free? Then take a peek at the QIBOX Tempered Glass Screen Protector. Plus if you damage one screen, never fear: the QIBOX Tempered Glass Screen Protector comes in a pack of three.

$7 at Amazon

Cover Case…

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Take your Nintendo Switch Lite on the go with these great cases

The Switch Lite is an awesome little gaming system that you can take with you just about anywhere. For this reason, it’s understandable that you’d want to take the Switch Lite with you on any trips. To do that, you’ll want a reliable carrying case that provides plenty of storage as well as protection against any potential bumps or drops. I’ve scoured the internet to find the best options out there. See which one catches your eye.

Case in point

Butterfox Compact Carrying Case

Staff pick

This is a great case for bringing on extended trips. It has a hard shell to protect from bumps, offers 19 slots for Switch cartridges, has a storage compartment that stays closed via zipper, and also has a handle for easy carrying. With all of these features, it still manages to be one of the least expensive carrying cases you can get. Plus, ButterFox has a few different colors to choose from.

$15 at Amazon

Accessory Carrier

PDP Elite Commuter Case

If you want to bring extra controllers, ca…

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The stackable OtterBox OtterSpot is really something different

No matter what your charging needs, OtterSpot has you covered.

This complete Qi-enabled wireless charging system from OtterBox includes a 36-watt wireless charging pad and one 5000mAh wireless charging battery. Stack them to charge the battery and your iPhone simultaneously. In fact, if you buy more batteries, you can charge up to three at once. If you need to charge a device that isn’t Qi-enabled, such as an iPad Pro, you can plug it into the battery’s two-way USB-C port and charge it that way.

OtterBox OtterSpot Wireless Charging System

Price: $130

Bottom line: This wireless charging system includes a pad and a battery that can be used together or separately.

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The Good

Complete system covers many situations
Fast 10-watt wireless charging
System is expandable
5000mAh capacity battery
Two-way USB-C port
The Bad


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”Hej Siri – knyt upp mina skor” när Nike släpper ny modell

Nike har lanserat ett par nya självsnörande skor som kan styras med en Siri-genväg, så du behöver inte ens öppna en app.

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