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  • Win a mophie 3-in-1 MagSafe travel charger [Cult of Mac Giveaway]

    3h By Adel Neal
    This week’s Cult of Mac giveaway is a 3-in-1 MagSafe travel charger from mophie. The compact charger is perfect for anyone with a busy schedule who’s on the go. You can charge multiple devices simultaneously with this great fold-up Apple accessory. The…
  • Soft, colorful band is like a seatbelt for your Apple Watch [Review] ★★★★½

    4h By Ed Hardy
    The BluShark AlphaPremier Apple Watch Band skips over the usual materials – leather or metal – and goes for seatbelt webbing. I used it for weeks with my Watch and found a lot of reasons to like it. Read to to see why a surprising choice of materials makes…
  • These award-winning apps showcase young coders’ bright ideas

    5:17pm By David Snow
    Just under two weeks from its Worldwide Developers Conference 2022, Apple notified winners Tuesday of its annual Swift Student Challenge. Along with typical prizes for winners as in recent years — outerwear and a pin set — the company is giving winning…
  • This DIY robot dog is a fun way to teach kids to code

    5:00pm By Cult of Mac Deals
    Want a fun STEM toy that will teach a child to build robots and write code? This palm-size DIY robotic dog is just the thing. Like a palm-size version of Boston Dynamics’ creepy robotic creations, Petoi’s robot dog Bittle can walk, run, climb and perform…
  • Critics rave about Prehistoric Planet dino documentary on Apple TV+

    3:00pm By Ed Hardy
    It’s dinosaur week on Apple TV+. There’s a new episode of Prehistoric Planet on every night, and critics are heaping praise on the docuseries. It has a 100% positive score on the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. Prehistoric Planet is ‘packed with…
  • iPhone 14 Pro models could feature an always-on display

    2:15pm By David Snow
    Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 Pro models could feature always-on displays because of the handsets’ ProMotion technology, which allows for variable refresh rates, a well-known analyst said Tuesday. Essentially, an inactive iPhone 14 Pro handset may be able to…
  • M1 MacBook Air gets a big $99 discount

    2:00pm By Rajesh Pandey
    Amazon cut the price on Apple’s excellent M1 MacBook Air down to just $899.99 after a $99 discount. This is the lowest price the MacBook has dropped down to in the last 30 days on Amazon. This post contains affiliate links. Cult of Mac may earn a commission…
  • New RodeCaster Pro II offers content creators an all-in-one audio tool

    1:15pm By David Snow
    Rode unveiled its RodeCaster Pro II Monday, giving content creators a powerful production studio tool that adds features over its popular predecessor, the RodeCaster Pro. The update provides an all-in-one audio tool for streamers, podcasters, musicians and…
  • Wait for Apple Studio Display stretches into August

    1:00pm By Ed Hardy
    Anyone wanting a new Apple Studio Display needs to be patient. Order the high-end display now and you could be waiting until August for it. The accessory has apparently run into COVID-related production problems in China. Unfortunately, there are several other…
  • Today in Apple history: iTunes ditches movie trailer downloads

    12:40pm By Luke Dormehl
    May 24, 2013: Apple begins phasing out the option for users to download movie trailers from its once enormously popular trailers.apple.com website. The move signifies a major change taking place in the way customers consume digital content. Downloads will…
  • New Linksys mesh systems make Wi-Fi 6 affordable

    12:15pm By David Snow
    Linksys launched two new Wi-Fi 6 mesh systems Tuesday. They’re for anyone hoping to find affordable home-internet options that support the fastest wireless speeds. And the two mesh systems — Linksys Atlas 6 and the Linksys Hydra 6 — are the company’s…
  • Cupertino offers new Apple Watch Pride Edition bands and faces

    11:15am By David Snow
    Cupertino rolled out its new Apple Watch Pride Edition bands and faces Tuesday in support of the global LGBTQ+ community. Long a supporter of LGBTQ+ advocacy through numerous programs, Apple launched two new bands and two new watch faces. The launches come…
  • Today at Apple Creative Studios mentoring program expands to seven more cities

    10:30am By Ed Hardy
    Apple is taking the Today at Apple Creative Studios to additional countries to reach even more young creatives from underrepresented communities around the world. The program offers career-building mentorship, training and resources across a wide range of…
  • Logitech upgrades popular mouse and offers 2 new mechanical keyboards

    10:15am By David Snow
    In its latest release, Logitech offers an upgraded MX Master 3S Wireless Mouse and two new mechanical keyboards. The new mouse is an update on the popular MX Master 3 mouse. The 3S has a quieter click and a more sensitive sensor. And the new MX Mechanical and…
  • You could win up to $1 million with Mschf’s new prize puzzle

    9:30am By Cult of Mac Deals
    The fun of the lottery isn’t just in the prize — it’s the anticipation. For scratch-off tickets, that means imagining how you’d spend your prize while you play. The payouts for big-ticket gambles like your state lottery are much greater, but the game…
  • Apple is not ready to give up on Lightning on the AirPods Pro 2

    7:33am By Rajesh Pandey
    A reliable Apple analyst claims AirPods Pro 2 will enter mass production in the second half of 2022. The noise-canceling earbuds’ charging case will continue to feature a Lightning connector instead of switching to USB-C. This time around, Apple suppliers…
  • Apple no longer allows you to downgrade your iPhone to iOS 15.4.1

    1:16am By Rajesh Pandey
    Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.4.1 following the release of iOS 15.5 just over a week ago. Since the OS is no longer being signed, you cannot downgrade your iPhone to it if you have already installed iOS 15.5. Apple stops signing iOS 15.4.1 Apple typically…
  • Apple considered acquiring gaming giant Electronic Arts

    Mon 5:20pm By Ed Hardy
    Apple reportedly held talks about buying out Electronic Arts, the company behind the wildly popular Madden series, The Sims series and many more. But EA has also supposedly held acquisition talks with others, including Disney. Apple and Electronic Arts: Mac…
  • Turn your brains into bucks by starting an online course

    Mon 5:00pm By Cult of Mac Deals
    Sharing your skills through online courses allows you to enhance your brand, establish yourself as a thought leader and make a sizable income — even in your sleep. The simplest way to create your own is with an all-in-one tool like OnlineCourseHost. And…
  • Casetify Mirror case for iPhone helps you look good on the go

    Mon 4:05pm By Killian Bell
    When you want to look good but need to travel light, ditch the compact mirror and slap Casetify’s Mirror case on your iPhone. Its reflective back will keep you from rushing to the bathroom to ensure your hair is in check, while its shockproof shell protects…
  • iOS 16 concept will have you wishing it was September already

    Mon 3:00pm By Ed Hardy
    When Tim Cook and other Apple executive first show off iOS 16 in early June, there’s a good chance it’ll have much in common with a recently released artists’ concept. The new video shows some of the most-anticipated features, including an always-on…
  • Get the most battery life out of your MacBook

    Mon 2:00pm By D. Griffin Jones
    How do you kill that which cannot die? The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro boast industry-leading battery life. In the PC world, the high power consumption of Intel processors means you generally must choose between battery life and performance. The latest…
  • iPad Pro drops back to its lowest price yet

    Mon 1:20pm By Rajesh Pandey
    The M1 iPad Pro just dropped back to the lowest price we’ve seen. Amazon is currently selling the 11-inch model with 128GB of storage for just $699.99 after a $100 discount. (Note that part of that discount shows up at checkout.) On higher-storage variants,…
  • Who says wireless magnetic chargers can’t be fun?

    Mon 1:05pm By David Snow
    Wireless magnetic chargers don’t have much of a reputation for being fun, but a new one features a playful design, at least. Zendure will soon launch preorders for the new SuperMini Go, which features MagSafe-compatible docking and up to 15W of wireless…
  • Evidence grows for enhanced selfie cam in iPhone 14

    Mon 12:50pm By Ed Hardy
    Add an autofocus front camera to the list of improvements expected for the iPhone 14 when it debuts this autumn. This supposedly tripled Apple’s cost for the component. If the unconfirmed report is true, the upcoming model will be the first iPhone with an…
  • ‘Messy’ developer’s MacBook Pro rig drives dual external displays [Setups]

    Mon 12:00pm By David Snow
    Mia, a software developer from Detroit who writes mobile apps, got in touch with Cult of Mac recently to share her MacBook Pro-driven, dual-display workstation. “I love your setup articles but sometimes they make me feel bad about myself,” she said. This…
  • Unlock Kingston’s newest SSD with its built-in touchscreen

    Mon 11:45am By Ed Hardy
    The Kingston IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD includes a touchscreen and hardware encryption to protect user data. Unlock the XTS-AES 256-bit encryption by tapping in a password or numeric passcode onto the touchscreen. It’s available in capacities up…
  • Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs attempts a boardroom coup

    Mon 11:31am By Luke Dormehl
    May 23, 1985: Bitter about being ousted from his position running the Macintosh division, Steve Jobs attempts to stage a coup to seize control of Apple from CEO John Sculley. The 30-year-old Apple co-founder plans to overthrow Sculley while the CEO is away…
  • Lessons we can learn from World of Warcraft

    Mon 11:00am By Sponsored Post
    "World of Warcraft" claimed its place at the top of the gaming industry. Both game devs and gamers themselves can learn from this MMORPG. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
  • Tim Cook named one of Time’s 100 most influential people

    Mon 10:30am By Ed Hardy
    Apple CEO Tim Cook once again shows up on Time‘s list of “The World’s Most Influential People,” which pays tribute to 100 important figures from film, music, politics and global culture in general. Others on the list include Volodymyr Zelenskyy,…