Reviewed: Beautiful 4K portable monitor
This second screen for iPad or Mac is surprisingly affordable.
We reviewed the KYY K3-3 Portable Monitor — a 4K second screen that can be used with your MacBook, iPad or even your iPhone.
Aside from the unfortunate product name (which made me think of something else!), we found it to be a very attractive screen, and surprisingly affordable.
Check out our hands-on review.
Also in today’s newsletter:
Shocker: Apple’s fighting the EU over sideloading apps.
A MagSafe wallet is a good way to ditch your regular wallet or purse, if you can pare down the amount of stuff you carry with you. Here are some of the best options for MagSafe wallets.
Ahead of Black Friday, the brand-new M3 Pro-powered MacBook Pros are already being discounted by up to $200.
Ryse is an up-and-coming startup that’s developed automated smart shades. For a limited time, you can invest in the company for $1.25 per share. See below.
I have a problem with cables — I’ve got too many. Luckily, it’s Cable Blocks to the rescue.
Apple’s Cinema Displays debuted more than a decade ago and have since been discontinued. But they’re so good, that they keep popping up in modern setups.
— Leander Kahney, EIC.
A message from the Cult of Mac Deals team
A message from Ryse
The window to invest in RYSE is closing.
If you haven’t heard of RYSE yet, you will soon.
The story of the startup that started out pitching on Dragons Den (Canada’s Shark Tank) and receiving two offers is about to become known nationwide, as their product rolls out in +100 Best Buys across the country.
Early investors that believed in their mission have already seen their share price grow over 15X and they are just getting started.
RYSE’s retail distribution deal resembles that which led smart-home giants Ring, Nest and iRobot to their billion dollar exits.
Their patented, mass-market shade automation device is unrivalled in the industry, and is the quickest way for homeowners and businesses to automate their window shades.
Best Buy has made a huge bet on RYSE, and the good news is that you can too. For a limited time you can still invest in their company at $1.25/share.
Tweetz o’ the day
I hacked the Magic Mouse.
And created the world's first ergonomic Magic Mouse with no weaknesses.
Yes, you can charge it via USB-C right while you're working!
More details + demo in the thread
— Ivan Kuleshov (@Merocle)
Nov 16, 2023
the iOS calculator is probably one of the worst examples of skeuomorphism because it emulates how physical calculators with 7-segment displays worked, which were themselves designed entirely around the limitations of 7-segment displays
which obviously don't apply on an iPhone
— † lucia scarlet 🩸 (@luciascarlet)
Nov 16, 2023
Remember folks: when it’s your nuts vs the EU, the EU always wins.
— Shea (@concept_central)
Nov 16, 2023
One more thing ...
Reality has an odd habit of catching up with satire.
Is the EU right to force Apple to make design changes?
Results from yesterday’s poll: Should Apple end the green bubbles of shame?
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