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Get more out of Gmail with one simple tool [Deals]

Plenty of us use Gmail because it’s reliable, easy to use and free. But with the right tool, you can get a whole lot more out of this uber-common email client. DarwinMail is a secure inbox tool that

Here’s what happens on Apple’s augmented reality walks

Apple debuted its AR[T] augmented reality walks in several cities around the world over the weekend. The walks take place from Apple Stores in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and

Apple will introduce all three iPhone 11 models in September

Apple will release all three of its new iPhone 11 models in September, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives claims in a note to investors. That would mark a change from last year, when Apple paced its iPhone

Fortnite 10.10 delayed due to ‘last minute issues’

Fortnite fans will have to wait longer for this week’s version 10.10 patch. The update was scheduled to roll out this morning at 4 a.m. ET, but has been delayed by Epic Games due to “last minute

Apple sued for alleged lack of transparency over iCloud data

A class-action lawsuit filed this week takes aim at Apple for storing some iCloud data on third-party servers. The company is accused of breaching consumer trust to sell iCloud subscriptions. It

Run Windows on Mac faster than ever with Parallels Desktop 15

Parallels Desktop 15 lets you run Windows on a Mac faster than ever, thanks to a performance-enhancing switch to Apple’s Metal framework. Today’s update to the popular virtualization app brings loads

This is the most beautiful multi-device wireless charger we’ve ever seen [Review]

Like the AirPower charger Apple wasn’t able to deliver, the Courant Catch:2 can wirelessly send power to multiple devices placed anywhere on its charging mat — there’s no need to carefully arrange

Patterning’s new shortcuts transform iPad keyboard into drum kit

Patterning, the iPad's best drum app, now supports finger-drumming using an external keyboard. It adds a whole new dimension to the mix. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to transfer WhatsApp, Kik, Viber and other info on iOS

This post is presented by Wondershare. A new iPhone means making sure your old app data makes it across from your old one. Even with backups, though, some apps like WhatsApp will simply start fresh on

‘Dogfishing’ gets potential dates barking up the wrong tree

Showing an adorable puppy in your online dating profile is an easy way to make yourself seem likable and kind. Unfortunately, many of the people who use this method seem to think there’s no reason to

Troubleshoot Apple Music with Smart Playlists

Apple Music Smart Playlists do more than collect your favorite songs. You can even use them to track down and fix problems in your iCloud Music Library. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Samsung reignites megapixel battles with 108MP sensor

The megapixel war among smartphone cameras is about to go nuclear. Samsung today unveiled a 108MP camera sensor, an industry first that is headed for a future Xiaomi handset. Xiaomi teased the news

Apple drops sneak peek at The Morning Show for Apple TV+

Apple has dropped a new trailer for The Morning Show ahead of its big debut. The original drama, which stars Jennifer Aniston, Reece Witherspoon, and Steve Carell, will be one of the first shows

Samsung steps up its battle against iPhone in Europe

Apple had a disappointing last quarter in Europe, where iPhone market share fell by a significant 17%. Into the space previously held by Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi made the biggest gains. Samsung grew

Notes app censors handwritten curse words in iOS 13

iOS 13 is cracking down on potty mouths. Apple’s built-in Notes app automatically censors handwritten curse words. However, it seems words considered to be less offensive are ignored. There are a ton

Team of divers discover working iPhone X at the bottom of a lake

An iPhone survived under water for two days before being discovered by divers in a murky lake in the U.K. The phone was discovered by a team of professional divers. It belonged to a member of staff at

Take 3 key lessons to boost your side hustle [Deals]

In the age of precarity, everybody has good reason to hustle. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make extra income — you just need to know how. We rounded up three lessons that offer valuable

Bill Gates lures away one of Apple’s top health experts

One of the first employees recruited for Apple’s health team has left Apple to join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Andrew Trister joined Apple in 2016, shortly after it introduced Apple

YouTube CEO restricts how often her kids get to use mobile phones

The CEO of YouTube has joined a growing list of big name tech industry figures who restrict their kids’ access to mobile devices. Susan Wojcicki says that, “I have times when I take away all my kids’

TP-Link scraps HomeKit upgrade for Kasa Smart Plug Mini

TP-Link has cancelled plans to bring HomeKit support to its Kasa Smart Plug Mini. The device was supposed to get an update that would make it compatible with Apple’s platform earlier this year. But