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Watch Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Oprah Moment’, gifting The Tonight Show audience iPad Air 2’s

Alongside Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon has become the voice of the iPhone 6 with Apple releasing a continuous series of ads featuring both entertainers. Fallon also sits behind a MacBook on the set of The Tonight Show on NBC, something that he brought over from his time hosting Late Night on NBC.

Now Fallon’s Tonight Show is giving the gift of Apple, specifically to the studio audience from last night’s taping as each attendee was gifted with a brand new iPad Air 2 as part of this week’s holiday gift giveaway segment. See the clip above (and wish you were there!) …

(We know Hulu works in a very limited number of countries and will post the YouTube clip when available.)


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Dom’s last minute top tech gift guide (Video)

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So you’ve waited until the last minute to pick up gift, eh? Well don’t worry, we’ve put together a handful of great gifts for the techie in your life. This gift guide isn’t going to be Apple-specific, but it’s definitely aimed at all of the tech fans out there…

There’s nothing better than last minute gift shopping, right? The stores can be a bit chaotic this time of year, but you can skip all of the headache by checking out some of these great deals and ordering online. All from the comfort of your computer. These gifts vary in price all the way from $10 to $150 and hopefully there will be something for everyone.

Watch our “last minute gift guide” video below:

JayBird BlueBuds X

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First up we have the JayBird BlueBuds X. These are fantastic Bluetooth earbuds. The have excellent sound and an impressive 8 hour battery life. The BlueBuds X come with silicon tips, but I recommend picking up Comply Foam tips for an additional $15. They are more comfortable and provide a very secure fit. The BlueBuds X also come with a handy carrying case and a Micro USB charging cable to charge them up. Currently, these awesome little earbuds are available for about $150 and the Comply Foam tips can be had for around $20.

BUFFALO MiniStation 1TB Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Drive

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If you know anyone in need of external storage for a Mac or PC, there’s a great deal on the Buffalo MiniStation 1TB Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 hard drive. This little drive packs a punch with fast transfer speeds and a very classy look that will fit in perfectly with a MacBook Pro or an iMac. It’s available in various sizes, but the best deal right now is happening with the 1TB model for only $135.

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920

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A good webcam is hard to come by these days. Most laptops have them built-in, but there’s a sacrifice in quality being made. Logitech’s c920 webcam is the best bang-for-your-buck solution for just about any computer. It works flawlessly with OS X and Windows and will provide a crisp clear picture in up to 1080p resolution. It’s one of my personal favorites and you can pick it up for only $69 right now.

Belkin 3-Outlet Mini Travel Surge Protector

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For your stocking stuffers, there’s a couple of handy little gifts to consider. Belkin’s 3-Outlet Mini Travel Surge Protector is a great little guys to have with you while traveling or next to a nightstand. It packs 3 outlets and 2 USB ports for powering electronics and charging up devices. It also has a cool feature that allows for rotation to give it the perfect fit in any situation. This little guy is available for $12.

Skiva Micro USB & Lightning Charge Cable (MFI certified)

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If you happen to have iOS and Android devices laying around the house, or just about anything with a Micro USB connection port, you’ll love the Skiva Micro USB/Lightning 2-in-1 Charge & Sync cable. This little guy is 3.2 feet in length and Apple certified. With this cable you can easily switch between a Lightning connection and a Micro USB tip to fit most any of your devices around the house. You can pick it up for only $10.

For a closer look at any of the products listed in this article, be sure to check out the above video. Also, leave us your gift picks down in the comments section. For the Apple lover in your life, check out our “Last Minute Apple Gift Guide” as well.


Filed under: Buying Guides, Tech Industry Tagged: Deals, gift guide, Holidays, Last minute, tech, video

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How to reformat your Mac without a recovery drive or disk

There are tons of reasons why you might need to reformat your Mac: It’s slowing down, filling up with too many unneeded files to delete manually or suffering from major technical issues that can’t be fixed otherwise. Or maybe you’re






Google introduces Route 85 web series geared towards iOS developers

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Google may own the world’s most popular mobile operating system in Android, but it wants iPhone and iPad developers to recognize that the company has a lot to offer for them as well. Enter a new web series called Route 85, which will consist of a set of videos uploaded to the Google Developers channel on YouTube to showcase everything from SDKs to code libraries that iOS developers can take advantage of.

Google developer advocate Todd Kerpelman is tasked with leading this new series of videos for iOS developers, beginning with the humorous introduction clip below. While its bread and butter is and always will be Android, Google has a number of iPhone and iPad apps on the App Store, including Google AdSense, Google Analytics, Google Drive, Google Maps, Blogger, Chrome, Gmail, Hangouts, Inbox, Google+ and YouTube.

It might seem perplexing that Google is willing to cater to developers working on another mobile platform, but the search company can benefit from an expanded audience to push its advertising and services to. Additionally, the wide array of apps and services that Google provides for the iPhone and iPad serves as a potential gateway for future converts to Android. Ultimately, it’s a win-win situation for Google.


Filed under: iOS Tagged: developers, Google, iOS, Route 85, series, video, YouTube

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Awesome gift ideas for the coolest creatives

A Mac is the ultimate tool for creatives — you’ll find Apple computers littered throughout graphic design houses, music and video studios, marketing agencies and newsrooms. Chances are, if you know a creative, you know a Mac user. So, what are