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This iPod-inspired watch stand is music to your eyes

The Apple Watch is a modern timepiece that one company keeps turning into a time machine. To elago, the watch display is the perfect inspiration for a series of charging stands made to look like

Tim Cook doesn’t censor Apple TV+ shows

Eddy Cue, Apple’s point man on music, video and other service offerings, denies reports that he and Tim Cook are forcing the producers of Apple TV+ shows make them all squeaky clean and family

Dramatic burn photos show why Apple recalled faulty MacBooks

Designer Steve Gagne awoke to strange sounds and the smell of burning chemicals. Of all the tasks completed with his 15-inch MacBook Pro, nearly burning down his house was its final act. The battery

Frustrated HomePod owners aren’t happy with latest AirPods ad

HomePod owners are becoming increasingly frustrated with the latest AirPods ad. The full version of the “Bounce” commercial keeps triggering “Hey Siri” on Apple’s pricey smart speaker. Some say they

iPhone fireworks photography is a blast with Pro Camera app

With Fourth of July fireworks in the skies this weekend, mobile photography brand Moment picked a good moment to update its Pro Camera app with a new Slow Shutter mode. The feature, added today,

iOS 13 uses ARKit to solve one of the biggest FaceTime complaints

There’s something weirdly off-putting about the eye-line problem with video calling services like FaceTime and Skype. That’s because users have to choose either to look directly at the camera lens,

Laurene Powell Jobs battles climate change with Leonardo DiCaprio

Philanthropist Laurene Powell Job, the widow of Steve Jobs, has teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio to help save the planet. Their new non-profit environmental organization is called the Earth Alliance.

Latest watchOS 6 beta lets you delete some Apple apps

Apple’s latest watchOS 6 beta, released to registered developers on Tuesday, lets you delete stock Apple Watch apps for the first time. Alarms, Breathe, Timer, Stopwatch, and Walkie-Talkie are just a

Protect your online privacy with one of these VPNs on sale [Deals]

When you use the internet, you’re exposing your information all kinds of threats. From identity theft, to tracking malware, to annoying location based content restrictions, the threats to privacy and

iOS 13 could make upgrading from an old iPhone much faster

You may soon be able to transfer photos, videos, contacts, and more from an old iPhone to a new one using a cable. The latest iOS 13 beta hints at the ability to connect two iOS devices for wired data

All the new stuff in iOS 13 beta 3

The new iOS 13 beta fixes some glaring bugs, add some amazing new features, and generally polishes stuff up. But is it ready to use? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Fortnite fans prepare for Upside Down as Stranger Things takes over

Fortnite players could soon find themselves transported to the Upside Down as Stranger Things begins its in-game takeover. Gateways to the parallel universe, complete with floating spores, have

‘Close Your Rings’ videos show how Apple Watch users get their exercise

Apple has updated its “Close Your Rings” Apple Watch website with short videos and stories detailing how different Apple Watch wearers complete their fitness goals each day. “Close Your Rings” is

Samsung completes its Galaxy Fold redesign

Samsung has reportedly completed a two-month redesign of its folding Galaxy Fold handset, after screen defects caused the company to delay its release. While undoubtedly embarrassing, this will at

Apple reveals which governments made most app removal requests

In its latest transparency report, Apple details all the requests it has received from around the world regarding customer data. For the first time ever, Apple also sheds light on requests it has been

Four ways to instantly enhance your iPhone camera [Deals]

We get iPhones as much for the camera as for any of the other features. But as great as mobile photography has become, it’s still up against the limitations that come with being, you know, a phone. So

myCharge battery sports built-in Lightning and USB-C cables [Review]

Hands up if this ever happens to you: you remembered your iPhone or iPad and an external battery but forgot the charging cable. That frustration isn’t possible with the myCharge HubMax Universal as it

Apple asks Supreme Court to support LGBTQ workers

Apple is among more than 200 companies asking the Supreme Court to protect LGBTQ workers with current job non-discrimination laws. The companies signed onto a “Friend of the Court” brief for three

Save on iMac, iPhone, iPad and more! [Deals & Steals]

B&H Photo’s big discount on the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is now even bigger. This super-speedy model is now down $700 for a limited time — and it’s just one of the awesome offers in

CarPlay is better than ever in iOS 13 — here’s what’s new

iOS 13 doesn’t just mean big improvements for your iPhone. Apple is making some pretty significant enhancements to CarPlay, too, including a brand-new dashboard and better apps. Some of these great