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  • Save 20% on Rilee & Lo Apple Watch bands through December [Watch Store]

    Sun 3:15pm By Ami Icanberry
    Fusing tech and fashion is the cornerstone of Rilee & Lo — makers of highly stylish stainless steel Apple Watch bands. Patent-pending for a reason, these bands fit perfectly and come in a range of beautiful finishes. For December only, in time for the…
  • Clean Text, Ashworld, and other awesome apps of the week

    Sun 1:00pm By Luke Dormehl
    An incredibly useful app that cleans your text of formatting issues is just one of our picks for this week’s “Awesome Apps of the Week” roundup. In addition, we’ve got a brilliant music making app, an app for editing your 360 camera videos, and a…
  • Jony Ive is once again leading Apple’s design team

    Sun 12:52pm By Luke Dormehl
    Jony Ive is reportedly returning to hands-on design duties at Apple, two years after being promoted to the role of Chief Design Officer. According to an Apple spokesperson, “With the completion of Apple Park, Apple’s design leaders and teams are again…
  • Today in Apple history: Apple fixes ‘life-threatening’ Maps glitch

    Sun 11:00am By Luke Dormehl
    December 10, 2012: Apple fixes an Apple Maps error that caused several motorists in Victoria, Australia, to become stranded in the remote Murray-Sunset National Park. The glitch showed the town of Mildura about 45 miles from its actual location. In the…
  • 5 ways to liven up your iPhone game [Deals]

    Sun 10:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    Picking up an iPhone means putting an amazing device in your pocket. But there are plenty of ways to make it even better. We’ve rounded up five deals on peripherals and lessons that can enhance anyone’s iPhone experience. That includes wireless charging…
  • Buy two sleek Apple Watch accessories, get free Lightning cable [Watch Store]

    Sat 3:30pm By Ami Icanberry
    Now’s the time for an excellent deal on Just Mobile’s design-award-winning accessories for Apple Watch. For the month of December, you’ll receive a $20 AluCable Flat lightning cable for free with the purchase of two ($50 worth of) Just Mobile…
  • Cult of Mac Magazine: Bugs could tarnish Apple’s sterling reputation, and more!

    Sat 10:30am By Ami Icanberry
    Apple built its trillion-dollar reputation delivering beautiful hardware that turned tedious tasks into magical experiences. But, a recent string of ridiculous bugs put Cupertino in a precarious position: If Apple doesn’t stop the screw-ups, it could…
  • 5 upgrades that make any Mac more productive [Deals]

    Sat 10:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    Getting a Mac is just the first step. To get the most out of your new machine, you’ll want the right apps and peripherals. So we’ve gathered five of the best extras for any Mac. That includes a port expander, portable powerstrip, Apple Mail and iTunes…
  • Today in Apple history: Apple storms New York’s Grand Central Terminal

    Sat 9:00am By Luke Dormehl
    December 9, 2011: Apple opens a store in New York’s fabled Grand Central Terminal, the company’s fifth Manhattan retail outlet. Overlooking the terminal’s Main Concourse, the enormous Apple Store makes a stunning addition to the 140-year-old train…
  • Phil Schiller says all of Face ID’s competitors ‘stink’

    Fri 4:26pm By Buster Hein
    Apple marketing guru Phil Schiller has heard the haters saying the iPhone X wasn’t the first smartphone to get facial recognition. But according to Schiller, that doesn’t matter at all. “They all stink,” says Schiller in a new interview discussing…
  • Apple is allegedly in talks to buy Shazam

    Fri 4:23pm By Buster Hein
    Apple is adding another key weapon to its war chest in the battle against Spotify, based on a new report that claims the company plans to acquire the app Shazam. The popular app helps users identify any song, TV show or movie in seconds just by listening to it…
  • Best Lightning cables to replace the one you already broke

    Fri 4:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    The cable that come with your iPad or iPhone gets the job done, but there a much better options out there. Here are our picks for the best Lightning cables. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Enter to win a dream Apple setup worth $3,000 [Deals]

    Fri 3:00pm By Cult of Mac Deals
    The New York Times best-selling author Tim Ferriss is widely regarded as one of today’s leading productivity gurus. His latest book, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice From the Best in the World, just dropped, and it’s full of great pointers for people…
  • Try these great emoji shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

    Fri 1:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    Emojis are a metaphor for human existence. We love to manipulate the meaning of symbols through context and juxtaposition, but we're too lazy to spend the time to do it (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Stellar iOS app makes 360-degree video and photo editing easy

    Fri 12:22pm By Killian Bell
    Immersive 360-degree photos and videos are a spectacular way to showcase your best adventures… until you need to edit them. But now that’s easier than ever, thanks to VeeR Editor, the world’s first 360-degree photo and video editor for iOS. Shooting…
  • Lego mechanical keyboard is an awesome way to brick your Mac

    Fri 12:12pm By Buster Hein
    If you love Legos and the clicky feeling of using a mechanical keyboard then prepare to meet the keyboard of your dreams. Lego master builder Jason Allemann revealed his latest creation today that transforms an old school mechanical keyboard into a fully…
  • The Novel backpack oozes with awesome tech

    Fri 11:29am By Killian Bell
    Why bother with basic backpacks when you can buy one oozing with tech designed to make life a whole lot easier. Meet Novel, a new generation of bags that come packing everything you need on the road in the modern age. Just like any decent backpack, Novel…
  • Learn to build amazing ARKit apps for iOS 11 [Deals]

    Fri 10:00am By Cult of Mac Deals
    One of the most exciting features in new iPhones is its specialized support for augmented reality. So for developers, that means a whole new era of interactive and immersive content. But it also means learning the ins and outs of ARKit in iOS 11 and Swift 4.…
  • Apple’s TV app expands its reach to U.K., France, Germany

    Fri 9:46am By Killian Bell
    Apple’s TV app is finally expanding its reach to new markets. Starting today, it is available in the U.K., France, and Germany, bringing all your favorite content providers together in one place. Apple designed the TV app to make it easier for users to…
  • Apple may be slashing iPhone X orders already

    Fri 9:16am By Luke Dormehl
    Apple suppliers claim that, having enjoyed a surge in orders for the iPhone X in September and October, orders are now starting to decline. According to sources in Apple’s supply chain, orders weakened in November, and are dropping even further this month.…
  • All the best gadgets of 2017, this week on The CultCast

    Fri 8:58am By Erfon Elijah
    This week on The CultCast, we reveal not five, not 10, but 18 of the best gadgets of the year! Plus: The Amazon Prime Video is finally available for your Apple TV, and we’ll tell you everything you need to know about iOS 11’s new Apple Pay Cash feature.…
  • Today in Apple history: The Byte Shop, Apple’s first retailer, opens

    Fri 8:00am By Luke Dormehl
    December 8, 1975: San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur Paul Terrell opens The Byte Shop, one of the world’s first computer stores and the first to sell an Apple computer. Years before Apple would open its own retail outlets, the Byte Shop stocks the first 50…
  • All three 2018 iPhones will have Face ID, greater battery life

    Fri 6:39am By Luke Dormehl
    Frequently reliable KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that all three of Apple’s 2018-era iPhones will pack more powerful batteries, while two will take advantage of the redesigned L-shaped battery created for the iPhone X. Apple is reportedly…
  • Woz ‘bit the bullet’ and tried iPhone X. It’s not for him.

    Fri 5:38am By Luke Dormehl
    Tim Cook personally sent Steve Wozniak an iPhone X, Apple’s latest commercial and critical smash hit. Woz’s ringing endorsement of the flagship iPhone? “It works fine, but it’s not what I would want.” Ouch! Woz issued this verdict to an Australian…
  • Apple patches HomeKit bug that left smart locks vulnerable

    Thu 7:50pm By Buster Hein
    A huge vulnerability within Apple’s HomeKit software has been discovered that potentially could have allowed attackers to gain access to smart accessories like locks and garage doors. The zero-day vulnerability was reportedly patched by Apple within the last…
  • Week’s best Apple deals: Best price yet on a refurbished iPhone 7

    Thu 7:08pm By DealNews
    It’s no iPhone X, but the iPhone 7 remains a remarkably good phone. This week, you can snap up a refurbished iPhone 7 at the lowest price yet. That’s not the only winner in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals, either. We found a big bargain on a…
  • The iPhone is still the most popular camera on Flickr by far

    Thu 4:32pm By Killian Bell
    The iPhone remains the most popular camera among Flickr users. More than half of its community used an Apple device to shoot their photos in 2017. The iPhone accounted for nine of the top ten devices, with just one DSLR making the list. They say the best…
  • Best wireless earbuds for iPhone and iPad

    Thu 4:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    Wired earbuds still sound better than similarly priced wireless earbuds, plus they don’t usually require charging. But the wires are a big enough pain that going wireless is a one-way trip. Never again will you have to untangle your earbuds to listen to a…
  • Launchpad live loops app gets a big makeover

    Thu 4:00pm By Charlie Sorrel
    Novation's Launchpad app just got a big redesign, and is better than ever for busting out sick loops, as the kids say. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Newton brings a beautiful new calendar app to iOS

    Thu 3:00pm By Killian Bell
    Newton, creator of what is arguably the best mail app on iOS, now has a beautiful new calendar app. Newton Calendar was designed to be lightweight and gorgeous. It re-imagines what a mobile calendar should look like, and it makes managing your day a piece of…