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  • ARZombi, Placer and other awesome apps of the week

    1:00pm By Luke Dormehl
    An app that uses AI to ensure any pictures you want to keep hidden stay that way is just of one of the picks for this week’s “Awesome Apps of the Week.” In addition, we’ve got a great app that saves you waiting in line (like for an iPhone X, for…
  • These twistable power hubs work around the globe [Deals]

    11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    Travel a lot? Use a variety of devices? Then you know how much of a headache it can be to keep everything charged. Different countries use different plug types, which can mean carrying all sorts of plugs and adapters around in your bag. But with Twist…
  • Today in Apple history: The App Store hits 200 million downloads

    8:00am By Luke Dormehl
    October 22, 2008: During an Apple conference call, Steve Jobs reveals that a user downloaded the 200 millionth app from the App Store that very day. The news comes less than five months after the launch of the App Store, and only one month after Apple…
  • Best List: Zens Power Bank is a great little Apple Watch battery [Review]

    Sat 5:30pm By Leander Kahney
    Update: The Apple Watch Powerbank by Zens is now available at the Watch Store with free shipping! Best List: Apple Watch Powerbank by Zens Most external batteries for the Apple Watch are BYOC — Bring Your Own Cable — and have bulky winding systems for…
  • Wood is the new leather for Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

    Sat 3:00pm By Ami Icanberry
    We can’t think of a more fitting band to wear for fall than one reflective of the great outdoors. Nature is truly present in the Teton Apple Watch band in Zebrawood by Wood Mark Watches. The wood for this special band comes from a species of tree found and…
  • Feel the future with wireless charging and more [Week’s Best Deals]

    Sat 11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    This week’s best new deals in the Cult of Mac Store include some futuristic goodies. From a wireless charging pad to ultra durable wireless earbuds. There’s also a powerful planning platform for iOS and a distraction-free writing app, all of it discounted…
  • Cult of Mac Magazine: How to collaborate in GarageBand using iCloud, and more!

    Sat 10:30am By Ami Icanberry
    One of the great new features in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra is shared documents. You can create almost any kind of file, and collaborate on it with other people. We’ll show you how to share and collaborate using GarageBand in iOS 11. In this week’s…
  • Catch the iPhone X pre-order strategies you need to know about, on The CultCast

    Sat 10:01am By Erfon Elijah
    This week, on The CultCast: you’ll have mere second to lock down your iPhone X pre-order on October 27th, and if you’re not ready, you’ll be waiting months! We’ve got the strategies you’ll need to employ to have your order placed seconds after the X…
  • Today in Apple history: PowerBook 100 series is a smash hit

    Sat 9:40am By Luke Dormehl
    October 21, 1991: Apple launches its PowerBook 100 series, the most important laptops in Apple history — and one of the most important tech gadgets of all time. These devices almost single-handedly turned notebook computers into a mainstream technology.…
  • Tyke is the Mac’s simplest note-taking app

    Fri 5:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    Tyke and SwiftText sit in your menubar and offer a single box for you to jot down quick notes. It's like a Post-It, only even simpler. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Apple Music streams will get more weight on Billboard charts in 2018

    Fri 4:31pm By Buster Hein
    Billboard is making big changes to the way it measures the hottest songs in the country — and that’s great news for Apple Music. Streams from paid subscription services like Apple Music and Amazon Music Unlimited will gain influence on the charts starting…
  • How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

    Fri 2:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    How do you add your own MP3s to the Music app on your iPhone? Here's method to do it by dropping the tunes into a Folder in Files app on your iOS device. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Sorry Microsoft, Delta is switching to iOS

    Fri 1:57pm By Killian Bell
    Delta Air Lines plans to ditch all its Windows devices in favor of iOS next year. iPhone 7 Plus will replace its fleet of Nokia handsets, while iPad Pro will take the place of Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Delta has been using Windows devices for a range of…
  • How to preorder an iPhone X the right way

    Fri 1:52pm By Buster Hein
    Preorders for Apple’s futuristic iPhone X open in less than a week, but getting your hands on one won’t be easy. Supply of the iPhone X is expected to be shockingly low during launch, so your only real chance of getting one on November 3 is to be one of…
  • Apple seeds fourth iOS 11.1 beta and more

    Fri 1:21pm By Buster Hein
    Developers just received a new iOS 11.1 beta from Apple this morning even though the company just released a build of the software update earlier this week. iOS 11.1 beta 4 has been made available today along with the fourth beta builds of watchOS 4.1 and tvOS…
  • Apple, Foxconn execs to discuss iPhone X production woes

    Fri 12:08pm By Killian Bell
    Apple and Foxconn executives will meet later this month to discuss ongoing iPhone X production woes, according to a new report. Apple operating chief Jeff Williams is planning to sit down with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou, sources say. It’s likely the subject…
  • Apple’s Craig Federighi says no more keynotes this year

    Fri 11:49am By Killian Bell
    Hoping for that long-overdue Mac mini refresh to arrive this year? Don’t count on it. Don’t count on any further product unveilings. Apple executive Craig Federighi has indicated that there will be no more special events this year. It’s common for Apple…
  • Apple Music follows Major Lazer to Cuba in new documentary

    Fri 11:40am By Buster Hein
    Apple shared a new trailer for its upcoming documentary “Give Me Future” that follows the electronic group Major Lazer on their trip to Cuba to become the first major American act to play in the communist country. The documentary shows Diplo, Jillionaire…
  • Up your mobile audio, photo and charging game [Deals]

    Fri 11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    Feel like spicing up the digital dimensions of your life? If so, today is your lucky day. That’s because we’ve rounded up massive deals on top shelf accessories, from Bluetooth speakers and headphones, to an awesome digital camera and portable power pack.…
  • These leather Apple Watch bands are handmade in America

    Fri 10:00am By Lewis Wallace
    Whether they are rebuilding vintage motorcycles or crafting Apple Watch straps, the folks at E3 Supply Co. do everything by hand. It’s not that they can’t afford fancy robots to get the job done — the small team of three prefers to do things this way.…
  • Today in Apple history: iMac goes big with 27-inch display

    Fri 8:00am By Luke Dormehl
    October 20, 2009: Apple goes big with its fall iMac redesign, introducing the first 27-inch all-in-one Mac. The Mac’s aluminum unibody design looks so good that it remains virtually unchanged since then. While we’re used to it today, the 2009 iMac’s…
  • Apple already being sued for iPhone X’s worst feature

    Fri 7:25am By Killian Bell
    iPhone X has already been hit with its first lawsuit. A Japanese company is suing Apple for allegedly infringing a trademark that covers the word “Animoji.” Apple tried to buy the rights to the name, which it is using for its animated emoji feature in…
  • Just 3 million iPhone X units will be ready for launch

    Fri 6:47am By Killian Bell
    There are going to be a lot of unhappy Apple fans come November 3. Yet another report from a reliable analyst has reiterated that production issues are affecting early iPhone X supply. Apple will have just 3 million units available at launch. Yes, you’ve…
  • Week’s best Apple deals: Get a giant iPad Pro for $475

    Thu 7:38pm By DealNews
    This week, get a free ghost stories app and save $15 on an iTunes gift card. Oh, and don’t miss out on a giant refurbished iPad Pro (or a Magic Keyboard)! Refurbished iPad Pro 12.9-inch 128GB Wi-Fi + 4G tablet for $475 Want the powerful iPad Pro without…
  • Tim Cook: Mac mini still an ‘important part’ of Apple’s lineup

    Thu 3:23pm By Killian Bell
    The Mac mini is still an “important part” of Apple’s lineup, according to CEO Tim Cook. The most affordable macOS machine has gone without an update for three years, but fans should not be worried about it getting the chop. The Mac mini proved popular…
  • How to share and collaborate in GarageBand using iCloud

    Thu 2:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    In iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, you can share and collaborate on GarageBand projects, as well as iWork documents. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Apple under pressure to activate iPhone feature it denies

    Thu 1:43pm By Killian Bell
    Apple is under pressure to activate an iPhone feature that it claims does not exist. The National Association of Broadcasters is calling for the company to enable dormant FM chips that would allow users to tune into radio stations. It comes less then a month…
  • Apple tax forces Facebook to launch new tool only on Android

    Thu 1:23pm By Buster Hein
    Apple’s 30% tax on in-app purchases could cause iPhone and iPad users to miss out on the next big news feature from Facebook. In an effort to help make publishers more money, Facebook plans to launch a tool that helps websites sell subscriptions. All of the…
  • Google Chrome for iOS gets new widgets, drag and drop

    Thu 11:42am By Killian Bell
    The best web browser on iOS just keeps getting better. Google has updated Chrome to add two new widgets for the Today screen, and drag and drop support for iPad. You’ll need to be running iOS 11 to make the most of it. Apple’s restrictions prevent…
  • This app will help get your life in order [Deals]

    Thu 11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    Life today is full of competing priorities and distractions. Work and personal emails, groceries and chores, personal projects and work obligations. Consequently, it can quickly get overwhelming trying to keep track of it all. That’s why a good task manager…