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  • Apple demands court ruling on mobile encryption

    32m By Evan Killham
    In a court letter today, Apple is insisting that the legal system make up its mind on mobile encryption. This is a bit of a surprise, and it’s hardly necessary anymore for the case at hand. The defendant has entered a guilty plea since the question of…
  • iOS arcade shooter has a heart on for you this V-Day

    2h By Cult of Android
    Looking to play a fast-paced, arcade-inspired video game on your iPhone or iPad? Polyblast, like a modern mashup of retro arcade favorites Space Invaders, Missile Command and Tetris, has just gotten a Valentine’s Day update, making this simple yet addictive…
  • iPad Air 3 and iPhone 5se likely to go on sale March 18th

    2h By Buster Hein
    Once Apple finally unveils its new iPad and 4-inch iPhone, it won’t take long before Apple fans are able to get their fingers all over the two new iOS devices. Both the iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 will be available the same week they are introduced to the…
  • How to set up a quality Mac podcasting rig for under $300

    2h By The App Factor
    Podcasting has been experiencing a renaissance lately, and for good reason. Podcasts can be about a wide variety of topics, from Apple to sports, comedy, storytelling and so much more. It’s a great time to get into podcasting because the barrier to entry is…
  • This coffee maker makes mornings suck less

    4h By Lewis Wallace
    Lust List: Fresh Brew Plus coffee maker by Zojirushi Every coffee fiend has a morning ritual. For me, it’s getting up before my wife and brewing a half-pot of strong black coffee that we can share. She usually gets up much later than me (lucky her), so a…
  • Apple’s first original TV series will be a Dr. Dre production

    1:22pm By Buster Hein
    The first piece of original programming to come out of Apple may star none other than the company’s own employee: Andre Young, aka, Dr. Dre. The hip-hop mogul turned Beats co-founder is reportedly starring and executive producing the first-ever scripted TV…
  • Killer deal drops Retina MacBook to lowest price ever

    1:07pm By Buster Hein
    There’s never been a better time to buy Apple’s gorgeous gold Retina MacBook, thanks to a new deal from authorized retailer B&H that cuts up to $350 off the price tag of the sleek little notebook that debuted last year. The price cut is the biggest…
  • Nintendo should turn this Mario Kart/Star Wars video into a real game

    12:46pm By Buster Hein
    Star Wars and Mario Kart don’t seem to have much in common at first glance, but when you mash the two mega-universes together at hyperspace speeds, the results are more than super. Dark Pixel created an incredibly fun new video called Star Kart that imagines…
  • Awesome archive brings ancient Windows games to your browser

    12:00pm By Cult of Android
    Remember the days before high-speed broadband and photo-realistic graphics, when the best games you could get on PC were things like Win Pool, Brickbuster, and Gopher-It? Now you can go back in time and relive them right inside your web browser.…
  • When the lights go down, this is a USB you can see [Deals]

    11:45am By Cult of Mac Deals
    You know the feeling of trying to plug in your iPhone in the dark? The awful grinding of metal on metal as you miss the socket? The Luminid Touch Light-Up Cable solves that. It’s an MFi-certified charging cord that can help you put an end to the nighttime…
  • Facebook loses appeal as court rules in favor of nudity

    10:55am By Evan Killham
    An earlier ruling in the Facebook nudity case has prevailed as a court has ruled that the social-media giant can be sued anywhere in the world. Facebook had appealed last year’s decision, which said that the company was incorrect to suspend a French art…
  • Don’t expect wireless EarPods with iPhone 7

    10:21am By Buster Hein
    The headphone jack will likely get killed when Apple introduces the iPhone 7 this year, but don’t expect Cupertino to toss in a free pair of wireless EarPods with the new device. Apple will supposedly include a pair of Lightning connected EarPods with the…
  • The Tusk is a badass iPhone dock for your wrist

    10:20am By John Brownlee
    You ever seen Taxi Driver? In it, Robert DeNiro’s Travis Bickle created a sort of holster to keep a pistol up his sleeve, so just by flicking his wrist, it would leap to his hand. The Tusk is kind of like that, except it’s not for your gun. It’s for your…
  • How Intel’s Skylake processors will supercharge your MacBook

    10:00am By Killian Bell
    This year’s MacBook and MacBook Pro upgrades are expected to bring Intel’s latest Skylake processors. Delivering more than just speed improvements, the new chips will bring far greater performance, graphics and battery life to Apple’s notebook lineup for…
  • Is Apple doing too much? Catch the discussion on The CultCast

    9:25am By Erfon Elijah
    This week: Neighbors complain of “motor noises” emanating from Apple’s secret auto labs; the strange error that’s bricking iPhones everywhere (and how to avoid it); and, has Apple lost their way? Some pundits argue Cupertino needs to shape up and start…
  • Microsoft’s latest iPhone app will tell you what kind of dog you are

    9:20am By John Brownlee
    After years of avoiding the App Store like the plague, Microsoft’s been releasing iPhone app after iPhone app. Most are pretty good, but Microsoft’s latest app is for the dogs: literally. A product of Microsoft’s Garage Division, Fetch! is an app that…
  • Samsung to pounce on falling iPhone demand with cheaper Galaxy S7

    9:18am By Cult of Android
    Samsung hopes to reverse declining Galaxy sales and tackle the iPhone head-on by making its upcoming Galaxy S7 more affordable. The leaked price list below claims the entry-level option with 32GB of storage will start at just €699.99 ($787) in Europe —…
  • Get half off Google Play Music subscriptions for Valentine’s Day

    8:36am By Cult of Android
    Google wants you to give the gift of music this Valentine’s Day, and to help, it’s offering 50 percent off Play Music subscriptions. For a limited time, you can get a whole month for just $4.99 — down from $9.99. Google has also slashed the three-month…
  • The ‘Error 53’ class action lawsuit is now officially on like Donkey Kong

    8:20am By John Brownlee
    If you’ve had your iPhone bricked by Error 53, and were waiting for a class-action lawsuit to be filed… welp, now it has. The lawsuit was filed today by Seattle-based law firm Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala (PCVA) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern…
  • Long-lost video shows Steve Jobs launching his biggest failure

    7:30am By Buster Hein
    Only a handful of products Steve Jobs introduced to the world became flops, but three years after he was kicked out of Apple, the tech visionary unveiled his biggest failure ever: the NeXT computer. Video footage of Jobs’ first major public appearance since…