Here’s everything Apple just announced this morning, Business Insider

Apple just announced a load of new products on Tuesday morning.

From glamorous red iPhones to cheap new iPads, the California tech company unveiled updates, refreshes, and accessories for many of its product lines.

Apple didn’t hold a media big event to coincide with the announcements either. Instead, it just pre-briefed a few media outlets and dumped the updates on its website.

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This light-up bike helmet has built-in turn signals, Tech Insider

The Lumos bike helmet is a bike helmet that wants to save your life. Its 60 LEDs cover the front and back. In the rear, it has an automatic brake light that is controlled by an accelerometer. Left and right turn signals can be switched with buttons on the handlebars.

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Nintendo Switch controllers can steer games on your computer, Engadget

Ever since gamers discovered that the Nintendo Switch’s Pro Controller works with computers, there’s been a lingering question: what about the Joy-Cons you get with the system itself? Yes, thankfully. Both Nintendo Actu and Sam Williams have verified that the peripherals work as Bluetooth controllers on Macs and Windows PCs so long as you use an app that binds buttons to mouse and keyboard controls. They should work with Android, too, although Nintendo Actu warns that it saw serious lag — your experience may vary depending on the mobile device you’re using.


This will only be of limited use given that you’re only getting a relatively basic gamepad with each Joy-Con, and you may have to change your configurations with each game. With that said, it’s still a treat for Switch owners who like to play on their PCs and would rather not buy another gamepad unless it’s absolutely necessary.

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Instagram now lets you post 10 photos and videos at once, CNET

To all those people who can never figure out which photo they want to post from that birthday party or concert, Instagram has a suggestion: Post ’em all.

The Facebook-owned app said Wednesday it will let people upload and post up to 10 videos and photos at a time. You’ll be able to swipe through them on your Instagram feed like slideshows or photo carousels.

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Google helped build an app that designs you a personalized dress based on your lifestyle


This little robot is your new language-learning buddy, CNET

Learning a new language can be rough. Casio knows this, and has made a mini-language partner for you in form of the Lesson Pod.

The Lesson Pod is a charming desktop buddy that acts as both a conversation partner and instructor, providing accurate spoken sentences that you can practice at home or on the go. The little guy stands at only 11 centimeters tall and is slightly thicker than a can of soda.

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Like it or not, Facebook is going to start autoplaying videos with the sound on, Business Insider

Get ready for the videos you scroll past in your Facebook feed to play with the sound on.

After initially muting videos by default, Facebook announced on Tuesday that videos on its social network will now play with the sound enabled.

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