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External drive support is iPadOS’ best new feature [Opinion]

Mouse support has drawn more attention, but giving iPad Pro full access to external drives is the biggest improvement in iPadOS 13. It will make using a tablet easier and cheaper for professionals and

Catch our reactions to Apple’s legendary WWDC keynote, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Our WWDC 2019 reactions! Apple keynotes don’t get more legendary than this one. Plus: Crazy cryptographic tech powers Apple’s new Find My app, and our favorite features of

Why SwiftUI might be the biggest thing to come out of WWDC

Apple lavished attention on all its platforms at WWDC this year. We even got a first look at the all-new Mac Pro. But another announcement, which didn’t grab so many headlines, may prove to be the

Powerbeats Pro teardown is the gory nightmare we all expected

Apple’s new Powerbeats Pro are quite possibly the best wireless earbuds you’ll find in the Apple Store. But they’re not cheap, and if yours break, there’s no hope of a DIY repair. Watch the gory

Obamas score podcasting deal with Spotify

The Obamas are heading to Spotify. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have scored a deal with Apple’s biggest rival in the music streaming business to create a series of exclusive podcasts.

iOS 13 brings multi-cam capture to latest iPhones and iPads

iOS 13 and iPadOS will give recent iPhone and iPad users the ability to capture images and videos with their front- and rear-facing cameras simultaneously. Apple says it is also possible to take

AT&T’s rival for Apple TV+ might cost just $17 per month

AT&T’s upcoming video streaming service is taking different shape after the company reportedly abandoned plans to create a three-tiered service. The service allegedly has a launch date slated for

Apple Camp for kids returns to U.S., Canada, Mexico this summer

Apple is inviting children aged between eight and 12 to attend this year’s summer camp. Its sessions give kids the chance to learn art, coding, design, music, and moviemaking. They’re all free, but

Quickly revive 3 devices with one wireless charging hub [Deals]

Our lives are getting crowded with wireless devices, from phones to watches to wireless earbuds. Unfortunately, we’re not getting extra outlets in our walls, and no one wants a desk covered with

Safari saves you from forgotten tab chaos in iOS 13 and iPadOS

Safari is getting a huge upgrade on iPad with the release of iPadOS, but there are some improvements that iPhone users can also enjoy in iOS 13. One of those is a new feature that saves you from

Grand Theft Auto 3 picks up iPhone XS, iPad Pro support

Grand Theft Auto 3 is 18 years old in October, and yet it remains one of the most iconic games in the series. Revisit it today on iOS and enjoy full support for the larger screens on iPhone XS and

iPhone will soon protect you from endless spam calls

Billions of spam calls were made last year, but Apple is doing what it can to save us from the frustration of robocalls. iOS 13 will let users automatically send incoming calls to voicemail if they

Craig Federighi predicts macOS Catalina’s Project Catalyst will benefit iPad too

Project Catalyst enables developers to easily port their iPad applications to Mac. It’s an important part of macOS Catalina, and is expected to bring a rush of new software to Apple’s laptops and

iPad Pro case gets medieval on your tablet [Review]

Twelve South’s BookBook vol. 2 goes beyond just protecting your expensive iPad Pro; it adds old-world charm. This case transforms Apple’s tablet into an elegant leather-bound hardcover book. We tested

Luna Display not giving up in the face of Apple’s Sidecar

macOS Catalina enables an iPad to function as a second screen for a Mac, but one of the companies that already offers a solution for this job isn’t throwing in the towel. The founders of Astro HQ

Viral ad mocks insane price of Apple’s Pro Stand

Apple’s competitors are quickly taking aim at the outrageous price of the company’s new Pro Stand that was revealed at the WWDC 2019 keynote this morning. Taiwan-based electronics company MSI tweeted

iPadOS lets you open multiple instances of the same app for powerful multitasking

iPadOS brings app windows, and it's a boon to iPad multitasking! Here's how to use them in Split View, Slide Over and Exposé. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to use 3D Touch menus in iPadOS

iPadOS brings all of the iPhone's Home screen 3D Touch shortcuts to iPad. Just long-ish press on an icon and see what's there. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

macOS Catalina’s Sidecar brings a Touch Bar to other Macs

Some might see the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar as a gimmick, but Apple isn’t giving up on it yet. Its new Sidecar feature in macOS Catalina brings the same function to other compatible Macs with the help

Weezer headlines Apple’s WWDC19 Bash

One of the nerdiest rock bands of all time is set to take the stage at WWDC 2019’s biggest party today. Apple revealed this morning that Weezer is the headlining act of the WWDC19 Bash, the exclusive