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Money can make anyone a jerk, even Apple

Without naming names, let’s just say the Macalope is very tired of the extremely wealthy. The Macalope brings this up this week for no particular reason. Like kittens, they’re great when they’re little. You love the thing they make that … Continue reading

A group of people playing classroom instruments face the camera, singing.

Weird Al recreating his greatest hits on classroom instruments is a joy to behold

With over 40 years’ worth of parody songs under his belt, it’s tricky to even name all Weird Al Yankovich’s songs, let along sing them. Appearing alongside Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, though, Weird Al Played a medley of his … Continue reading

Sam Bankman-Fried

Crypto exchange FTX was valued in the billions. Now Binance plans to acquire it in a fire sale.

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has become known as crypto’s bailout king. Whenever a crypto company would fail, Bankman-Fried, who’s also known as SBF, would swoop in with the cash to keep them afloat. Now, SBF is … Continue reading

Digi Pen on a blue background.

Turn a regular iPad into a precision drawing tablet with this affordable stylus

TL;DR: As of Nov. 8, you can get the Digi Pen for just $39.99 instead of $99.95 — that’s a 59% discount. If you personally know a digital artist, they may have already told you that a good drawing tablet … Continue reading

Person using the AquaSonic Black Series Toothbrush to brush their teeth.

This sonic toothbrush is on sale for just $40

TL;DR: As of Nov. 8, you can get the AquaSonic Black Series Toothbrush for just $39.99 instead of $189.99 — that’s a 78% discount. Dental care can get expensive, but taking care of your teeth every day is a great … Continue reading

A man wearing an orange hoodie sits on a black horse.

Where to watch Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’

What: Nope  Where to watch: Peacock Premiere date: Nov. 18, 2022  Remember that Gordy scene? Well, if you’ve missed the many frightening creatures starring in Jordan Peele’s Nope, we have some great news for you. The chilling sci-fi feature starring … Continue reading

Refurbished 2015 Apple iPad Mini 4 on a table.

Work almost anywhere with this 4G unlocked iPad mini that’s on sale for 65% off

TL;DR: As of Nov. 8, you can get the Refurbished 2015 Apple iPad Mini 4 for just $249.99 instead of $729 — that’s a 65% discount. Buying refurbished tech is a great way to get your hands on a new … Continue reading

Luwior Electric Heated Blanket on a couch.

Trying to beat rising power bills? This electric blanket is on sale for $30.

TL;DR: As of Nov. 8, you can get the Luwior Electric Heated Blanket for just $29.99 instead of $39.99 — that’s a 25% discount. Normally, colder weather calls for cranking up the temperature, but if you’re trying to reduce your … Continue reading

illustration of black person and white person embracing

What if someone is my BFF but I’m not theirs?

When I was younger, I would wander around the pre-teen jewelry store Claire’s imagining myself decked out in its wares. I often came across dual necklaces, each with a broken half of a heart with the inscription “best friends.”  I … Continue reading

 Apple MagSafe Charger – Best simple MagSafe charger if you must buy Apple

Best MagSafe chargers 2022

We’ve rounded up the best MagSafe and MagSafe-compatible chargers, from the plain to the multi-functional and even the most colorful—from snap-on chargers and stands to a full desk mat. Apple’s MagSafe technology presents a more efficient way of wirelessly charging … Continue reading