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  • Florida man allegedly scammed Apple Stores out of $309,768 in products

    28 July 2014, 9:25 pm by: Buster Hein

    Most Apple Store thieves we’ve seen prefer to go with the classic smash and grab technique, but according to federal court charges, one fraudster in Florida broke his Apple heist into 42 separate scams by using a simple but major…Read more ›
  • Luxury retailer will let you pre-order 128GB iPhone 6 for only $8,000

    28 July 2014, 6:27 pm by: Buster Hein

    We’re probably less than two months away from the announcement of the iPhone 6, but if you just can’t wait another minute to tell your fanboy friends that you’ve already pre-ordered the 6, luxury retailer Brikk is ready to accept…Read more ›
  • War gets serious in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    28 July 2014, 6:02 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    “One day I’ll remember,” says Bilbo Baggins. “Remember everything that happened. The good, the bad. Those who survived, and those who did not.” Thus starts the latest trailer for the upcoming sequel to The Hobbit movies: The Battle of the…Read more…
  • Hilton Hotels turn iPhones into room keys

    28 July 2014, 5:56 pm by: Buster Hein

    Hilton Hotels is planning to turn your iPhone into the ultimate control center for your entire hotel stay by allowing guests to check-in, choose an exact room, and even unlock your room, straight from its app. The company announced its…Read more ›
  • Take iOS gaming to the next level with these Game Center tips

    28 July 2014, 4:44 pm by: Joshua Smith

    When it comes to iOS gaming, nothing tops the exhilarating feeling of beating your friends’ high scores. But with so many games and so many scores to keep track of, it can be a lot to handle. Luckily, Apple’s Game…Read more ›
  • Beats Music 2.2 adds taste tuner, badges and playback improvements

    28 July 2014, 3:31 pm by: Buster Hein

    Apple’s recently acquired music streaming service, Beats Music, just received its biggest update since getting scooped up by Apple at the end of May, adding new features that let you fine tune your musical tastes on the service and view…Read more ›
  • Ultraviolent Sin City trailer has dames to kill for, plus Lady Gaga

    28 July 2014, 3:29 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    If you’re a fan of stylish, true-to-the-comics movie adaptations, you’ve probably already seen Sin City. The trailer (below) released during last week’s Comic Con shows us the sequel, based on the second book in the Sin City series by Frank…Read more…
  • More signs point to ‘limited volume’ of sapphire glass iPhone 6

    28 July 2014, 3:26 pm by: Luke Dormehl

    While most of the other rumors about the upcoming iPhone 6 have tended to sync up with each other, one thing we’ve still yet to get a clear answer on is whether or not Apple’s next generation smartphone will feature…Read more ›
  • Secret machine could solve Apple’s sapphire glass woes

    28 July 2014, 2:53 pm by: Buster Hein

    Apple has been struggling to produce enough sapphire displays in time for the iPhone 6, but after going straight to the source of the freakishly indestructible glass – GT Advanced Technologies – MIT has learned of the company’s plans to use…Read more…
  • How to jailbreak iOS 7.1

    28 July 2014, 2:35 pm by: Stephen Smith

    Jailbreaking has been around almost as long as iOS itself, giving users more control over their iPhones and letting them customize almost everything. In today’s video, we take a look at how to jailbreak iOS 7.1 using the Pangu jailbreaking…Read more ›
  • Apple leaker predicts December launch for iWatch, iPhablet

    28 July 2014, 1:39 pm by: Buster Hein

    Production issues continue to plague the 5.5-inch iPhablet, and while the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is on target to launch in September, Apple may have just decided to pair the launch of its first wearable alongside its first foray into phablets,…Read more ›
  • Leaked logic boards revive ‘NFC on iPhone 6′ rumor

    28 July 2014, 12:59 pm by: Buster Hein

    Tell me if you’ve heard this rumor before: the iPhone is getting NFC this year. Well NFC fever is back again for 2014′s iPhone rumor season, only instead oozing from the mouths of misinformed analysts, a new rumor based on alleged…Read more ›
  • Design killer interactive eBooks and brochures with Flip PDF For Mac [Deals]

    28 July 2014, 12:15 pm by: Allan Blocker

    Do you wish you had the ability to design stunning publications, such as eBooks or brochures, and then share your publications on social media and have them be mobile friendly? If you gave your head a nod then you need to look…Read more ›
  • Cortana makes Siri look silly in new Windows Phone ad

    28 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Apple may be going harder than ever, while Microsoft is having to lay off 18,000 of its employees, but the Redmond, WA company is still intent on bragging about its “superiority” over Apple. Taking a page out of the Samsung…Read more ›
  • The Franklin Tote is the George Clooney of bags

    28 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Charlie Sorrel

    This is Waterfield’s Franklin Tote and I l-l-love it. It’s an open-topped leather bag with hand/shoulder straps and a bunch of pockets inside and out, and it’s just about the most practical daily carry-around I’ve ever used. Does is replace…Read more…
  • Forget the iWatch, Swatch planning its own smartwatch for 2015

    28 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Last week there were rumors that Swatch might be partnering with Apple to work on its iWatch project. Swatch quickly denied the report, saying that the only business relationship Swatch has ever had with a mobile phone maker is to…Read more ›
  • Europe says yes to Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats

    28 July 2014, 8:42 am by: Killian Bell

    The European Commission today gave its approval to Apple’s $3 billion takeover of Beats Electronics and Beats Music. The regulator concluded that the two companies are not close competitors, and that the headphones they sell are “markedly different in…
  • Apple in talks to buy podcast recommendation service Swell for $30 million

    28 July 2014, 8:30 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Apple is in talks to buy Swell, a startup described as “Pandora for talk radio,” according to several sources. Swell’s service compiles different podcasts and sorts them into personalized streams, thereby acting as a sort-of podcast recommendation…
  • iSpy: How a photojournalist became Steve Jobs’ hand-picked photographer

    28 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Family and a few close friends aside, very few people got the inside track on Steve Jobs. One of the few exceptions was Doug Menuez, an award-winning documentary photographer. For almost a decade between 1985 and 1994, Menuez shot an…Read more ›
  • iOS device hospital trial leads to lower mortality rates

    28 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Luke Dormehl

    We’re increasingly obsessed with the idea of personal health tracking devices like the long-awaited iWatch, but current Apple devices can also be used to revolutionize medicine within hospitals. A new report in the U.K. states that doctors and nurses…
  • The darkest hour is just before the dawn in True Blood’s ‘Karma’

    28 July 2014, 3:01 am by: Rob LeFebvre

    It’s time for the various residents of Bon Temps to face the music. Karma’s a bitch, and in the latest episode of the final season of this hit vampire romance TV show from HBO, we’re gonna watch most of the…Read more ›
  • Uniti wants to be the ultimate stand for all your Apple devices

    27 July 2014, 5:17 pm by: Luke Dormehl

    Particularly with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite set to make all your Apple devices work together better than ever, it’s important to have a neat way of keeping your iPhone, iPad and Mac in close proximity. Looking to solve…Read more ›
  • 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro looks set to get a speed hike

    27 July 2014, 4:54 pm by: Luke Dormehl

    We may be on the verge of receiving a refreshed 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro line, according to a leaked pricing chart apparently from Apple’s Chongqing, China store. The chart shows three different configurations of the MacBook. The first of these…Read more…
  • iPhone 6 replaces your wallet and we’re charmed by William Shatner on The CultCast

    27 July 2014, 2:15 pm by: Erfon Elijah

    This week: Yosemite beta is not for the faint of heart; William Shatner is the coolest grandpa ever; to take on Apple, Microsoft doubles down on design; Apple inches closer to a digital wallet; why the Apple on your iPhone…Read more ›
  • Best deals of the week: Xcode, asset designer bundle, Duracell, Loot Crate, and more! [Deals]

    27 July 2014, 12:15 pm by: Allan Blocker

    Another week is in the books at Cult of Mac Deals. Today, we highlight five of the best deals we have to offer right now. These deals include courses in app development, training in Adobe software, and a subscription to receive…Read more ›

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