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Lots of Apple news this week. The Cupertino giant has announced that it will raise subscription prices for many popular services, including Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One. He announced that his future iPhones will switch to USB-C charging instead of Lightning. We also rolled out an update to the Apple Watch Ultra that significantly extends battery life.
But Apple wasn’t alone this week. Numerous new gadgets announced by other companies. Here’s what you should know:
Ecoflow Delta 2
EcoFlow’s DELTA 2 is the most flexible portable battery on the market, making it a must-have for home and on the go. With its 1024Wh capacity (expandable up to 3040Wh), connectivity (Bluetooth and Wi-Fi), and versatility (powering up to 15 devices at once), it is in “more than 90% of consumer electronics” can supply power. The compact DELTA 2 can be charged to 80% in 50 minutes and 100% in just 80 minutes. Alternatively, it can be charged via EcoFlow’s solar panel. Perhaps most impressively, the DELTA 2 can achieve 3,000 complete battery cycles. In EcoFlow’s words, “users can power their lives once a day for almost 10 years.” Whether you’re planning a fall overland trip into the wilderness, camping in a park, or simply need a reliable year-round backup power source for your home, DELTA 2 is a no-brainer. Get 5% off on all DELTA 2 orders with code EFSD5OFF.
Sony A7R V
The Sony A7RV is the company’s next full-frame mirrorless camera and the successor to the Sony A7R IV. The new model has a similar 61-megapixel sensor, but comes with a much more powerful Bionz XR processor that allows the Sony A7R V to have much faster and smarter autofocus capabilities. I’m here. Additionally, the Sony a7R V has better in-body image stabilization and a new 4-axis articulating display. It will be available in December of this year.
Level Home has partnered with Apple to create a smart lock that works with HomeKit. In fact, this is the first smart lock Apple has ever sold that supports his HomeKit. Using Level Lock+ is very easy. Simply add your digital key to Apple Wallet and tap your iPhone or Apple Watch when near the lock to unlock it quickly and easily. It also has a keyhole so you can use your physical key if you forget (or break) your iPhone. The only real drawback? Not cheap.
HHKB Professional HYBRID Type-S Snow
Happy Hacking Keyboard is the foundation for keyboard geeks. With a minimalist ‘60%’ layout and options for completely blank keycaps, his HHKB was minimalist before it got trendy and was launched in 1996. Now, to celebrate his 25th anniversary of the board, his newest addition is his HHKB Professional. HYBRID Type-S snow. With a crisp white, especially a set of blank white keycaps, the Snow has all the great feel of this classic Topre keyboard, but with an all-new, stunning look. The Snow is available now and at $357, it’s an expensive investment, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a better-feeling, better-looking, or more portable keyboard for that amount of money.
The Ear (stick) is Nothing’s second wireless earbud. It’s essentially a more budget-friendly alternative to the company’s Ear (1), which used to cost $99, but now costs $149. The Ear (Stick) doesn’t have silicone ear tips and many of the premium features of the Ear (1) like noise cancellation and wireless charging, but it’s a fancy tubular charging case that does more for a lower price. is included. Slips easily into your pocket.
Nomad 30W Power Adapter (Transparent)
Nomad has announced a transparent version of its 30-watt USB-C GaN wall adapter. It’s exactly like the company’s 30-watt USB-C GaN wall adapter, but instead of the matte black (called carbide) finish, you can see the internal circuitry. It still supports Power Delivery and is powerful enough to charge your iPad or MacBook Air. Another good news is that with a price tag of $30, there’s not even a price increase to get this neat design.
Contax T2 (x MAD Paris)
The Contax T2 was released in the early 90’s, more than 30 years later, largely due to the resurgence of film photography, and is still one of the most popular 35mm film cameras you can buy. It’s one. This week, Parisian label MAD Paris released a limited-edition collaboration that refreshes these iconic film cameras. The Contax T2 is available in one of five different colors. It can be pre-ordered online at Farfetch and will ship on October 28th.
price: £4,500 (approximately $5,234)