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  • India demands information about Apple’s investment plans

    7m By Luke Dormehl
    The Indian government has reportedly asked Apple for more in-depth details about what it offers in terms of job creation and investment, in exchange for the government offering it additional tax concessions within the country. Apple’s been seeking tax…
  • Become a creative pro with Corel Paint and more [Deals]

    41m By Cult of Mac Deals
    Since the very beginning, Corel has been at the forefront of digital publishing, design and illustration. Their suite of creative tools are powerful tools for creatives of all levels and types. Their flagship application, Corel Paint, is an essential tool for…
  • Apple invites users to donate following U.K.’s Grenfell Tower tragedy

    1h By Luke Dormehl
    Following the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, Apple has updated its U.K. homepage to make it easy for people to contribute toward fundraising, by purchasing the charity single or making a direct donation. The Grenfell Tower fire started on June 14,…
  • The powerful iOS 11 features you haven’t heard of, this week on The CultCast

    3h By Erfon Elijah
    This week, on The CultCast: more of the powerful new iOS 11 features you’ve never heard of! Plus: the talented app which will harnesses the power of Apple’s new augmented reality features; Scott Forstall is back, and he’s sharing the bizarre story of how…
  • Today in Apple history: Power Mac G5 packs world’s first 64-bit CPU

    3h By Luke Dormehl
    June 23, 2003: Apple launches its gorgeous Power Mac G5, a powerhouse desktop computer with a perforated aluminum chassis that earns it the affectionate nickname the “cheese grater.” Starting at an affordable $1,999 ($2,650 in today’s terms), the Power…
  • iOS 11 beta has already been jailbroken

    3h By Luke Dormehl
    The iOS 11 beta has only been available for a few weeks, but already it’s been cracked by some enterprising jailbreakers — although don’t expect to be able to get your hands on it just yet. The iOS 11 beta 2 jailbreak was shown off by security…
  • Lust List: Espin electric bike is a nice ride at a budget price [Review]

    4h By Leander Kahney
    Lust List: Espin Sport electric bike I love electric bikes, but a lot of them are butt-ugly. Their batteries and motors are strapped to the frame, ruining their lines. A notable exception are Stromer’s bikes, which integrate motor and battery into the…
  • Former Apple product design engineer: how Apple runs its factories

    4h By Leander Kahney
    On this week’s Apple Chat podcast, we talk with former Apple product design engineer Anna-Katrina Shedletsky, about her take on modern manufacturing and how AI will revolutionize factories. She introduces us to her new company, Instrumental, which is using…
  • Satellite footage shows Apple Park’s evolution over time

    7:05am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple’s enormous $5 billion Apple Park campus has come a long way in the past two years, as a new video makes clear. Taken by Planet Labs, a company with the goal of selling high-resolution satellite imaging, it depicts construction on the new headquarters…
  • Apple rolls out iOS 11 mall and airport maps

    6:36am By Charlie Sorrel
    Apple has started rolling out its iOS 11 indoor maps of shopping malls and airports, and they look super useful. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • iMac Pro may pack server-grade Intel processor

    Thu 6:02pm By Buster Hein
    Full details on the new iMac Pro still haven’t be unveiled by Apple even though it showed the machine off at WWDC 2017, but according to a new report, Apple’s desktop beast may pack a surprising server-grade processor from Intel to make it unbelievably…
  • Apple’s new Chicago store roof looks like a giant MacBook

    Thu 5:23pm By Buster Hein
    Construction on Apple’s new flagship store in Chicago is nearing completion this week as crews were spotted adding a finishing touch to the roof that wasn’t in the original plans. Early renderings of the metallic roof for the Michigan Ave store showed a…
  • How to use iOS 11’s powerful new screenshot markup tool

    Thu 5:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    Screenshots get a big boost in iOS 11, with a dedicated markup tool, and a brand-new keyboard shortcut for pros. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Sling TV brings cloud DVR feature to iOS

    Thu 4:42pm By Killian Bell
    Sling TV’s awesome cloud DVR feature, which lets you record shows and movies to watch later, is finally available on iOS. The service costs an extra $5 a month, for which you get 50 hours of storage, but there’s still no option to save your recordings…
  • Apple Pay to get loyalty cards for major U.S. restaurants

    Thu 4:17pm By Killian Bell
    Apple Pay is getting more loyalty cards for a number of major U.S. restaurant chains later this year. MOD Pizza, Quiznos, and Smashburger are just a few of the names coming to your Wallet app. Wallet picked up support for loyalty cards with iOS 8.1 in October…
  • Instagram Stories blasts past Snapchat in popularity

    Thu 3:45pm By Killian Bell
    You have to feel for Snapchat. Not only are its best features constantly ripped off by the competition, but they’re sometimes even more popular on rival platforms. Take Stories, for example. Less than a year after being copied, the feature is already more…
  • Save on luxury Apple Watch bands with Ullu’s summer sale [Watch Store]

    Thu 2:45pm By Ami Icanberry
    Ullu offers a taste of the accessibly exotic with its line of handcrafted leather bands for Apple Watch. The Apple-centric accessories brand offers luxurious bands in ostrich and stingray, as well as its signature Italian leather bands. For the month of…
  • Apple drops new betas for iOS 10 and tvOS 10

    Thu 2:04pm By Buster Hein
    Hot on the heels of Apple’s latest big batch of beta builds, the company has seeded two more updates to developers this morning, bringing new a bunch of bug fixes and performance improvements to iOS 10 and tvOS 10. The fourth beta builds of iOS 10.3.3 and…
  • When is Amazon Prime Day 2017 and what deals can you expect?

    Thu 1:15pm By DealNews
    By Erin Coduti, DealNews Amazon has held a Prime Day shopping event for the past two years, and we’re predicting a three-peat in 2017. So when is Amazon Prime Day 2017 going to happen, and what deals can you expect? Read on to find out. When is Amazon Prime…
  • Best Apple TV apps for streaming soccer

    Thu 12:00pm By Guest Post
    Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world — there are soccer fans everywhere. With all of this popularity comes a ton of potential leagues and tournaments to watch. If you’re a big fan, you’ll be glad to know there are some great ways to…
  • Foxconn considers 7 states for first U.S. iPhone factory

    Thu 11:07am By Luke Dormehl
    Foxconn CEO Terry Gou said that Foxcon is currently weighing up the pros and cons of seven possible states in which to set up its first U.S.-based factory. These states include Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Texas, all of which…
  • Throwaway phone chargers, Lightning cable keychains and more [Deals]

    Thu 11:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    There are so many ways to run out of battery at just the wrong moment. Maybe you underestimated the lifespan of your backup battery, forgot your cable, or mistook them for your Lightning headphone cables. Whatever the case, it pays to have options, and…
  • Apple’s first Taiwan store will open its doors July 1

    Thu 9:55am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple has revealed that its debut Apple store in Taiwan will officially open on Saturday, July 1. The store’s regular opening hours will be Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9.30pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. It is located in Taiwan’s…
  • Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs returns to work after liver transplant

    Thu 9:00am By Luke Dormehl
    June 22, 2009: Steve Jobs returns to work at Apple, a couple of months after undergoing a liver transplant as part of his cancer treatment. Although Jobs has been steadily getting back into work for the past several weeks, the news is made official when a…
  • New Apple demos help you make the most of Photos’ Memories

    Thu 8:50am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple has debuted two new “How to” videos online related to the Memories feature on iOS, which lets your Photos app scan through your image library for meaningful people, places and other snaps, and then presenting them in curated collections. Check…
  • Beleaguered Apple GPU maker puts itself up for sale

    Thu 8:13am By Luke Dormehl
    Imagination Technologies, the British company that has been designing Apple’s mobile GPUs for years, has put itself up for sale. Earlier this year, Imagination confirmed that Apple would be dropping its graphics chips within two years as part of its…
  • iOS 11 beta 2: What’s new? [Video]

    Thu 2:55am By Charlie Sorrel
    Apple just released iOS 11 beta 2, and as expected it irons out plenty of wrinkles. It’s still not ready for everyday use on a main machine, because there are still plenty of glitches (the Dock and all kinds of multitasking were missing from my iPad Pro…
  • Apple wants records labels to take smaller cut of streaming revenues

    Wed 5:49pm By Buster Hein
    Negotiations for new Apple Music deals are currently underway with record labels and this time around Apple wants to come away with a much bigger cut of the revenue after overpaying for the last two years. The company is likely to get its wish too, according…
  • New Siri icon in iOS 11 may hint at iPhone 8’s virtual Home button

    Wed 5:09pm By Buster Hein
    Apple may have left a big clue in iOS 11 that points to huge design changes coming later this year to the iPhone 8. While doing some testing with the new Do Not Disturb When Driving feature, eagle-eyed Apple observers have spotted a new icon for Siri in iOS 11…
  • Apple seeds second betas for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and more

    Wed 4:36pm By Buster Hein
    Developers received the second batch of beta builds today of the new software Apple unveiled earlier this month during its Worldwide Developers Conference. Beta build 2 for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 got seeded to developers this…