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Series: April Fools

Adam Engst Josh Centers 6 comments

Early Look: Eight Custom Apple Watch Bands

Apple may have bands for the Apple Watch in a variety of styles, materials, and colors, but that’s not stopping creative accessory makers from going even further. Here are eight bands that bring new capabilities to the Apple Watch.

Michael E. Cohen 9 comments

Mac micro Redefines Desktop Mac Sizing

Apple continues to reduce the size of Mac components in its drive to produce smaller and more energy-efficient Macs. The little-heralded Mac mini is the latest to wander into the beam of Apple’s shrink ray, emerging as the Apple TV-sized Mac micro.

Adam Engst 9 comments

Apple Watch to Act as Lie Detector

Thanks to a Twitter slip from Apple Watch tester Christy Turlington, we’ve learned that the Apple Watch can use its pulse tracking sensors in conjunction with a private API to work as a simple lie detector.

Adam Engst 5 comments

TidBITS Online to Bolster Membership Revenues

We’re pleased to announce TidBITS Online, our latest experiment to find new revenue streams. Give it a try and tell us what you think!

Joe Kissell 4 comments

IRS Offers iTunes Credit for Tax Refunds

U.S. taxpayers expecting a small-to-medium refund this year can opt to receive it in the form of iTunes credit (with some qualifications).

Adam Engst 7 comments

Looking Back on Past April Fools Day TidBITS Issues

Happy April Fools Day! We have no jokes or pranks this year, but here’s a look back through our April Fools efforts in past years that proved prescient.