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Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ memoir is out in paperback

Small Fry, the memoir written by Steve Jobs’ oldest daughter Lisa Brennan-Jobs, is out in paperback this week. It launched in hardcover in September 2018. The book describes the difficult relationship

Call of Duty: Mobile quietly hits the App Store in Australia

The wait for Call of Duty: Mobile on iOS is almost over. Activision’s newest title has quietly launched in Australia, where iPhone and iPad users can now get their hands on it for free. It shouldn’t

It will soon be easier for diabetics to track glucose on Apple Watch

The CEO of Dexcom, a company which sells a distinctly Apple-looking FDA-approved blood glucose monitoring kit, has teased a collaboration with Apple. Speaking on CNBC, Kevin Sayer discussed a

Free Google app makes it easier than ever to build games on Mac

Google’s latest desktop app makes it easier than ever to build 3D games on your Mac. The aptly-named Game Builder doesn’t require you to write a single line of code — and it’s completely free to use.

Analysts think this year’s iPhones are going to be boring

Are you excited about the 2019 iPhones? Fun-squashing analysts at Mizuho Securities think you’re getting your hopes up a bit too much. According to the firm, this year’s iPhone refresh will “lack

iPhone 11 launch date leaks from Verizon

Information reportedly leaking from the largest US wireless carrier reveals when Apple’s next handset is going to launch. However, the timing is not a surprise so it’s not clear if Verizon has inside

Score the loaded GoPro stabilizer made for action sports [Deals]

It’s easy to find a stabilizer for GoPro, but not one that keeps up with high intensity activity. If you’re out to document high performance sports and stunts, take a gander at this gimbal. The Slick

Trump and Tim Cook go face-to-face to talk US trade policy

Apple’s CEO quietly made a visit to the White House today, where Tim Cook met with Pres. Trump to discuss trade and other matters. The tax Trump is threatening to put on all Apple’s imports from China

Apple strong-armed cable companies into selling more iPads and Apple TVs

Comcast and Charter made some potentially high risk deals with Apple in order to secure rights to sell the iPhone on their struggling networks. Even though they are the two largest cable companies in

Adonit Note is the affordable stylus your iPad needs [Review]

More than artists want to draw on their iPad, and Adonit has just introduced a stylus for the rest of us. This lightweight accessory offers most of the features of the Apple Pencil, while costing far,

Sell your old Mac and bag a bargain upgrade today

There are some incredible discounts to be had on some of the best Apple machines right now, like $780 off the 27-inch iMac, $400 off the 21.5-inch iMac, and $100 off the newest MacBook Air. And yours

Everything you need to know about external hard drives and iPadOS

Now you can plug hard drives, thumb drives, MP3 players and more into your iPad. Here's the lowdown on USB drives and iPadOS. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple Card gets $999 accessory you didn’t know it needed

Exorbitantly priced Apple accessories are all the rage this summer thanks to the new Pro Stand, so why not grab one more stupid expensive add-on for your Apple Card? Singapore-based luxury brand GRAY

Twitterrific 6 brings colorful themes, better media, big features

A brand new version of the Twitterrific app is now available on iOS. Twitterrific 6 comes with gorgeous new themes, welcome media improvements, and a host of terrific new features. It also makes the

Apple massively upgrades Logic Pro X for Mac Pro

The latest update to Apple’s software for music pros has a specific target machine: the 2019 Mac Pro. Running on Apple’s recently-announced desktop, Logic Pro X 10.4.5 can handle more processing

Apple fixes Boot Camp creation bug on iMac and Mac mini

Apple today rolled out a new Boot Camp update to address a big issue on some iMac and Mac mini computers. Those with a Fusion Drive should now be able to create a Windows partition as normal. Boot

Apple Pencil and QuickPath floating keyboard revolutionize iPad typing

With Apple Pencil, Swype-like QuickPath, and the new floating iPadOS keyboard, text entry on the iPad just leveled up. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Mystery MacBooks pop up in Eurasian database

Much-anticipated additional 2019 MacBooks have apparently just shown up in a Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database. There are seven variations listed, one of which could be the super-size model

DIYer converts grater into working Mac Pro alternative

Every day since Apple introduced the new Mac Pro, social media has served up endless cheese grater jokes. But only one has converted an actual tin grater into a working Mac. Well, kind of. Tom Owad of

Apple officially kills Dashboard on Mac

Widgets on the Mac are officially dead. Apple dropped support for Dashboard on the Mac in the first beta of macOS Catalina without saying a word. Now it looks like there’s no hope of it coming back