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  • NFL sacks Tom Brady for switching to iPhone 6

    Wed 6:48pm By Cult of Android
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that he is upholding the four game suspension the league gave Tom Brady for his role in Deflategate earlier this year, all because the four-time Super Bowl champion refused to hand over his cellphone. The New England…
  • El Capitan’s third public beta is now available

    Wed 3:39pm By Buster Hein
    The third public beta of Apple’s upcoming operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, was seeded to public testers today, one week after the release of El Capitan beta 2. The new operating system which was announced at WWDC, was first made available to public…
  • AT&T pushes back on $100 million throttling fine

    Wed 3:04pm By Buster Hein
    AT&T is asking the FCC to not make it pay the largest proposed fine in the agency’s history as punishment for throttling customers’ data speeds. After being slammed with the $100 million fine by the FCC last month when the government agency found the…
  • iFixit can now help you repair more broken gadgets than ever

    Wed 12:36pm By Buster Hein
    iFixit has made repairing broken iPhones as simple as setting up Ikea furniture thanks to the site’s easy-to-follow guides and excellent repair tools Apple doesn’t really want you to use. Now the company is about make it easier to fix even more broken…
  • Custom ID chip is key to Apple’s HomeKit

    Wed 12:21pm By Luke Dormehl
    Apple’s HomeKit connected devices are rolling out slower than expected, and one reason for this is that Apple reportedly requires that anyone making a third-party HomeKit device buy and use a special identity chip — a fact that caught many devs unawares.…
  • Ending soon: A lifetime of masterclasses in web development for 96% Off [Deals]

    Wed 12:15pm By Cult of Mac Deals
    Learning is a life-long task, so why not give yourself a lifetime to learn? OSTraining’s top notch developer courses on web design usually go for $2,000, but right now you can get a lifetime subscription for just $79. The more than 2,500 videos are taught by…
  • iPad still has biggest slice of the (crumbling) tablet pie

    Wed 11:02am By Luke Dormehl
    The tablet market continues to plummet worldwide, but Apple’s still leading the pack, thanks to the iPad. According to new figures released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments fell 7 percent…
  • This is what Boot Camp looked like in the 1980s

    Wed 10:50am By John Brownlee
    Does your Mac also boot into Windows? Mine does, and it’s a pretty great perk of owning a Mac since 2006. But modern Intel-based Macs aren’t the only ones that can dual boot operating systems. Proof? This Amiga from the 1980s booting up Mac OS 6.0.1, the…
  • 42% of iPhone 6 owners in the U.S. say they’ve used Apple Pay

    Wed 10:09am By Luke Dormehl
    42 percent of iPhone 6 users in the U.S. have used Apple Pay, according to new research from analysts at the The Auriemma Consulting Group. The same study suggests that Apple Pay is no one-off novelty either, since 84 percent of these users have used Apple Pay…
  • Migrating from Rdio or Spotify to Apple Music now takes just one click

    Wed 9:50am By John Brownlee
    Maybe you’re like me, and you’re interested in trying Apple Music. Maybe, though, you feel locked in to Rdio or Spotify, because over the years you’ve set up an extensive library of favorites and playlists. Favorites and playlists you count on. Well,…
  • Alympus is the newest best reason to jailbreak your iPhone right now

    Wed 9:20am By John Brownlee
    iOS engineers must keep their eyes on the jailbreak scene. In the past, popular jailbreak tweak Auxo showed what iOS’s approach to multitasking should be like years before Apple made its best ideas part of the core operating system. Let’s hope this pattern…
  • Great new iOS puzzle game is steampunk Flappy Bird with a twist

    Wed 8:56am By Luke Dormehl
    Anyone who enjoyed last year’s smash hit Flappy Bird should take a minute to check out the excellently (if ironically) titled new iOS puzzler, Red Game Without a Great Name. Putting you in control of a mechanical bird maneuvering its way through 60 levels…
  • Apple increases its presence in China with new flagship Hong Kong store

    Wed 8:40am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple is set to open its 23rd Apple Store in China this week — with Hong Kong’s fourth retail outlet opening its doors, Thursday local time, in the city’s tourist-heavy Tsim Sha Tsui district. This represents another step in Apple’s massive Chinese…
  • Teenage scammers busted for selling iPhone boxes filled with Play-Doh

    Wed 7:55am By Luke Dormehl
    Would you buy an apparently new iPhone from a random person on the street without thoroughly checking out the contents of the box first? If you answered “obviously no,” then you’re certainly smarter than the Detroit Metro PCS business which bought…
  • Yahoo could launch an iMessage competitor tomorrow

    Tue 9:47pm By John Brownlee
    Those of us old-school instant messaging warriors remember the day when Yahoo! Messenger was the king of the IM clients. The purple search giant is hoping that day may well be at hand again. A new report suggests that Yahoo might announced a beautifully…
  • 9 unlikely objects that are smarter by the second

    Tue 6:21pm By Evan Killham
    Apparently, it isn’t enough that our phones, appliances, TVs, thermostats and light bulbs are getting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections so we can control them remotely and teach them our habits. No — some enterprising souls are looking at their stuff and…
  • This fiction app will scare the Dickens out of you

    Tue 3:49pm By David Pierini
    It is one thing to read about a madman. But what if you could feel like those were your hands around the victim’s throat, eyeballs bulging, his gasping breath brushing against your face? Charles Dickens’ A Madman’s Manuscript feels all the more creepy…
  • Apple brings innovation and competition to auto industry, Ford says

    Tue 3:47pm By Buster Hein
    We still don’t even know if Apple is really building an car (even though there are a lot of signs that it is), but whatever the iPhone-maker’s next play in the auto-market is, the company’s about to generate a lot of innovation and competition in the…
  • Breakthrough could finally bring wireless charging to iPhone

    Tue 2:12pm By Buster Hein
    Wireless charging has been on Apple fanboys’ wish list of iPhone features for a few years now, and while it’s unlikely that Apple will bring the technology to the iPhone 6s, Qualcomm just made a breakthrough in wireless charging that would be perfect for…
  • Has the OnePlus 2 got what it takes to tackle the iPhone?

    Tue 1:29pm By Killian Bell
    OnePlus this week announced its long-awaited OnePlus 2, and despite its sub-$400 price tag, it has all the features and specifications it needs to give the latest flagships some tough competition — including Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 processor, up…
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