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  • Woolet is the smart wallet you’ll never lose [Review]

    3h By Killian Bell
    If you’ve ever lost a wallet, you’ll know it’s one of the most frustrating experiences. You have to cancel your cards, order a new driver’s license, and sometimes you’ll lose precious memories — like photos that can’t be replaced. But you’ll…
  • Week’s best Apple deals: Get Mom an iMac on the cheap

    6:10pm By DealNews
    Don’t leave your Mother’s Day shopping until the last minute — you’ll end up paying an exorbitant price for something generic like a scarf. If you shop now, you can get dear Mom the Apple gear she really wants, discounted up to 88 percent! (We won’t…
  • ‘Leaked’ iPhone 8 schematic reveals mysterious circle on back

    3:04pm By Buster Hein
    The Apple rumor mill has churned out yet another alleged schematic for the upcoming iPhone 8, only this time the drawing doesn’t depict a Touch ID sensor in the back. In the iPhone 8 drawing that surfaced today, Apple appears to have made some big changes…
  • How to watch the NFL draft on Apple devices

    1:45pm By Guest Post
    By Chris Brantner, guest blogger It may feel like forever until the beginning of football season, but the NFL draft is here to offer us all a brief glimpse into the excitement to come. The draft, which runs Thursday through Saturday, is an opportunity to dive…
  • Stomped for iOS will keep you snowboarding in style

    11:08am By Luke Dormehl
    We were massive fans of Alto’s Adventure, the stunningly minimalist endless runner sidescroller which arrived on iOS a couple of years back. If you can’t get enough of that game’s style, you may also be interested to hear about an upcoming iOS…
  • Pick your price for this premium bundle of coding classes [Deals]

    11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    As time goes on, coding becomes an ever more essential part of our world. Whether it’s apps, online platforms, video games or any of countless other growing digital industries, coding is one of the most lucrative and secure skills you can learn. But where to…
  • Instagram growing faster than ever, hits 700 million users

    10:12am By Killian Bell
    Sharing photos of our food and skinny lattes still hasn’t gotten boring. Instagram today revealed that it is picking up new users faster than ever as it surpasses the 700 million users milestone. It took Instagram over four years to pick up 300 million…
  • Google Maps for iOS will now remember where you parked

    9:34am By Killian Bell
    Despite the improvements Apple has made to its own Maps platform, Google Maps is still the number one choice for millions of iPhone users. And it keeps getting better. Its latest update adds a handy feature that will remind you exactly where you parked your…
  • Final Cut Pro X hits massive 2 million users milestone

    9:17am By Luke Dormehl
    2017-era Apple doesn’t brag about adoption figures in the same way the company used to under Steve Jobs. But at this week’s annual National Association of Broadcasters conference it made an exception. Specifically, Apple revealed that it now has 2 million…
  • Today in Apple history: Beginning of the end for Mac OS Copland

    9:00am By Luke Dormehl
    April 26, 1996: Apple’s eagerly anticipated, but much delayed, Copland operating system for Mac suffers a fatal blow when the senior VP in charge of the project leaves the company. David C. Nagel, Apple’s chief technologist, previously promised Mac OS…
  • Thieves steal $24,000 of devices from Corte Madera Apple store

    6:51am By Luke Dormehl
    Five thieves thought to be in their late teens and early twenties stole $24,000 worth of products from the Apple store in Corte Madera, California, in a brazen attack Monday night. The gang entered the store shortly after 8 p.m., then grabbed 17 iPhones, three…
  • Apple’s new Dubai store features mesmerizing ‘Solar Wings’

    Tue 6:34pm By Buster Hein
    Rather than loads of glass and steel, the crowning architectural achievement of Apple’s new Dubai store is its motorized carbon fiber windows. Apple revealed the store’s “Solar Wings” today, and they’re one of the coolest features we’ve ever seen.…
  • Forget replacing humans, Apple wants AI to improve our memory

    Tue 5:20pm By Buster Hein
    If Apple has its way in the field of artificial intelligence, robots and algorithms won’t just be used to replace you at work, they could help fix your brain too. Apple executive and Siri co-creator, Tom Gruber, laid out a different vision for artificial…
  • Truly wireless home security, watches made of paper and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

    Tue 4:00pm By Killian Bell
    Need a home security camera that’s super-simple to set up? Look no further than the Reolink Argus — the world’s first completely wireless camera. It’s battery-powered, streams 1080p video over Wi-Fi, and has built-in night vision. It’s just one of…
  • iOS 10 bug lets you freeze any iPhone with 3 taps

    Tue 3:31pm By Buster Hein
    A newly discovered bug in iOS 10 is wreaking havoc on iPhone owners by making Control Center more unstable than ever. With just three taps, the bug allows anyone to crash an iPhone in seconds. Once the trick is executed, the only way to unfreeze an affected…
  • Powermat backs off claim that next iPhone will get wireless charging

    Tue 2:23pm By Buster Hein
    Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include a response from Powermat Technlogies. One of the most heavily rumored features of the next iPhone was seemingly confirmed by a wireless charging accessory maker before being quickly disavowed. In a press…
  • What’s on my iPhone 7: Videographer edition

    Tue 12:51pm By Killian Bell
    If you’re new to iPhone, or you’ve recently upgraded to a new model, you might be wondering if you’re missing out on great apps. In this video, we’ll show you some of the terrific titles Cult of Mac video maker Ste Smith is using on his iPhone 7.…
  • Here’s how Apple plans to make its stores more magical

    Tue 12:18pm By Luke Dormehl
    Apple is bringing new “hands on” sessions to its stores, enlisting artists, Mac experts and celebrities in a bid to make its retail outlets more engaging. Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail, introduced the scheme on CBS This…
  • Another freakin’ Family Guy game lands on iOS

    Tue 11:08am By Killian Bell
    What the deuce! Jam City just dropped a new Family Guy game for iOS, and if you’re a fan of puzzle games (or Family Guy), you should go download it now. Another Freakin’ Mobile Game is an addictive matching game featuring 160 challenging levels and all…
  • Cut your crazy reading list down to size [Deals]

    Tue 11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    We all want to read more, and many of us face the same problem: There’s just not enough time. But unless you’re planning to parse the prose of every book you read, there are ways to shorten the time you need to get through that reading list. With…
  • iPhone 8 production may have hit several roadblocks

    Tue 10:40am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple is reportedly facing multiple supplier problems with the iPhone 8, as manufacturers hit roadblocks relating to the handsets’ display, wireless charging and printed circuit boards. Samsung is said to be having trouble delivering OLED displays in large…
  • Judge rules that Apple must replace broken iPad with brand new one

    Tue 9:48am By Luke Dormehl
    A judge in the Netherlands has ruled that Apple must replace broken iOS devices with new iPhones or iPads, as opposed to refurbished or “remanufactured” units. The case involves a woman who bought an iPad Air 2 with AppleCare back in 2015. After just four…
  • Laptop and tablet ban on planes may expand to cover flights from Europe

    Tue 9:10am By Luke Dormehl
    The Trump administration is reportedly considering expanding its ban on the use of laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices to flights entering the United States from European airports. The ban is already in place for travelers flying from 10 Middle…
  • This toy Mac built for dolls now runs Photoshop

    Tue 9:06am By David Pierini
    Javier Rivera has a daughter, but the American Girl doll accessory he found on eBay was for him. It was a miniature Macintosh computer, a non-working toy for an 18-inch doll, and he had to have it. The nerd in him believed he could make it run Photoshop. Sure…
  • Today in Apple history: Pixar stops selling computers

    Tue 9:00am By Luke Dormehl
    April 25, 1990: Steve Jobs shuts down Pixar’s hardware division (yes, it used to have one!), ending production of the pricey Pixar Image Computers immediately. Jobs sells the company’s hardware unit to Fremont, California-based imaging company Vicom…
  • Apple may be planning just 2 new iPhones for 2017

    Tue 7:44am By Killian Bell
    Apple will launch just two new iPhones this fall as opposed to three, according to a new report. Fans were expecting updates to the existing 4.7- and 5.5-inch models, plus a larger “iPhone Edition” with a different design, an OLED display, and additional…
  • Google Photos for iOS now streams to Apple TV over AirPlay

    Tue 7:19am By Killian Bell
    Google Photos for iOS can now stream images and videos to Apple TV over AirPlay. It’s just another reason why you should be using the app to backup all your precious memories. Apple makes it super-simple to backup your photos and videos to iCloud, and it has…
  • Apple hires NASA expert to help its AR tech achieve lift off

    Tue 7:05am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple has hired Jeff Norris, a former Mission Operations Innovation Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, to work on augmented reality technology. In his previous role, Norris worked on new ways to control spacecraft and robots in space using a combination…
  • Apple postpones launch of CarPool Karaoke

    Mon 9:49pm By Buster Hein
    The first original TV series created by Apple won’t be out this spring as previously promised. Apple revealed today that its Carpool Karaoke show has hit some speed bumps. The show is being created as an adaptation from James Cordon’s popular segment, but…
  • Google co-founder’s flying car gets internet debut

    Mon 6:46pm By Buster Hein
    Forget self-driving cars. A startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page is aiming to reshape transportation by giving us flying cars, and the company finally gave the internet a teaser today. Kitty Hawk posted the first video of its all-electric aircraft…