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By Mark Frauenfelder

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In this episode Xeni talks about upcoming tech from Apple, including the larger-display iPhone 6. And Mark discusses your repair options for a cracked tablet or smart phone screen.

Mark's picks:

padGrifiti Slim Wrist Pad ($10) My wrists rest on this rubber pad while I use my keyboard. I’ve had one for years, and after it fell apart, I bought a new one. They improved it.

Love Glove ($6) With three cats in the house, fur gets all over our furniture and clothes. I bought a Love Glove to attack the problem at its source – on the cats.

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Published 4:00 am Thu, Aug 28, 2014

About the Author

Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE. He is editor-in-chief of Cool Tools and co-founder of Wink Books. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects

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