Instagram rolling out new ‘archive’ option for temporarily hiding posts

Instagram has started rolling out a new feature called “archive” that offers users an alternative when deciding whether or not to delete a post. Users delete their posts for a variety of reasons, such as if they don’t receive enough likes in a certain amount of time, and Instagram views this new archive capability as an alternative to that…


Hands-on: Ugreen Portable Magnetic Charging Stand for Apple Watch [Video]

The Portable Magnetic Charging Stand for Apple Watch is lengthy in name, but simple in purpose and execution. Ugreen’s latest Apple Watch accessory is a portable stand that can be adjusted to rest at a 45-degree angle to easily accommodate an Apple Watch with a closed-loop band installed.

Featuring an integrated magnetic inductive charging disk and built-in 4-foot USB cable, Ugreen’s $55 charger is ready to go out of the box, as long as you have access to a USB port that delivers the necessary power. more…

Scrolling in Safari will be updated to make it faster; more consistent with the rest of iOS [Video]

A noteworthy change is headed to a mobile Safari browser near you. The inertia scrolling properties currently used within mobile Safari will be updated to be faster and more consistent with other apps, including Apple-made apps, in iOS.

Currently Safari features slower inertia scrolling properties, something that the browser has featured since its inception back in 2007. Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages Project (AMP), which seeks to speed up web page access times by providing a stripped down version of HTML, features different scroll inertia due to inconsistencies in the way Safari is currently designed.

In a future Safari update, its scrolling behavior will be changed to be more in line with scrolling performance throughout the rest of iOS, effectively reducing the rate of scroll deceleration. more…

Apple targeting Android users with latest iPhone ad campaign

Apple has started a new iPhone advertising campaign centered around potential switchers who currently use Android or other platforms. Apple highlights superior performance, camera quality, privacy, and other factors in appealing to potential new iPhone customers.


YouTube TV now works with AirPlay from iPhone and iPad

Last month Google launched its new YouTube TV video service with apps available for iPhone and iPad, but curiously not Apple TV. While there’s still no tvOS version of YouTube TV, Google’s new video service updated its iOS app today with support for Apple’s AirPlay feature on iOS.


9to5Toys Last Call: BeatsX $100, Apple 13-inch 256GB MacBook Air $920, Logitech K480 Keyboard $23, more

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Ecobee3 2nd Gen. Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with HomeKit support for $148 shipped (Reg. $185)

BeatsX W1-enabled Bluetooth Earphones under $100 in multiple colors

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air 256GB gets a $279 discount to $920 shipped

Daily Deals: Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard K480 $23, WD easystore 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $45, more

LEGO, Batman, Adventure and Fantasy iTunes Digital Movie Sale from $5

Apple iPhone 6s (manufacturer refurb): 16GB $280, 64GB $340, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Eggggg platformer free for very first time (Reg. $3)

Review: This is Ground takes on Apple Watch in style w/ new Connoisseur bands

Review: Eufy’s RoboVac 11 does the dirty work for less than a Roomba, $150 today only

9to5Rewards: Twelve South Action Sleeve for Apple Watch [Giveaway]


GameStop, Domino’s, Jiffy Lube, Cabela’s, more gift cards up to 20% off

Save on Mac/PC and iPad input devices in today’s Amazon Gold Box, priced from $15


Monoprice is now making a professional quality 3D Printer at just $159

Love Hultén’s new vintage-inspired mahogany Astovox Hi-Fi System


Bose SoundLink Mini Series I Bluetooth speaker for $130 shipped (refurb, Orig. $200)


Samsung Gear IconX Cord-free Earbuds w/ 4GB storage $75 shipped

Blue Yeti Blackout Microphone + Watch Dogs 2 for PC: $90 (Reg. $140)