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Tech company workers are split on Apple monopoly

Nearly 75% of Apple employees are behind Tim Cook’s recent declaration that the App Store is not monopoly. A recent survey found that Qualcomm and Spotify employees are the biggest Apple haters with

How to use a PS4 or Xbox One controller with iOS 13 and iPadOS

iOS 13, iPadOS, and tvOS 13 will finally allow you to play games with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller. That means there’s no need to purchase a pricey MFi controller that is restricted by

Hackers could steal password by listening to you type

Security researchers have discovered a new flaw in smartphones that makes passwords and PINs vulnerable. Instead of using software to hack in, there’s a way that attackers could just listen to you

How new Mac Pro borrows from Apple’s best designs

It’s obvious that the new Mac Pro, unveiled this week during Apple’s WWDC keynote, is a reboot of the venerable Power Mac G5, a machine released in 2003 that featured a distinctive “cheese grater”

Anonymously enjoy everything the internet has to offer

This post is presented by Surfshark. These days, anyone who’s even a little bit tech-savvy knows that using a virtual private network when you go online is a must. But with all the VPN options out

Learn what it takes to get paid copywriting gigs [Deals]

Copywriting is a great way to make some extra dough. You can do it from anywhere, on your own schedule, and on all kinds of different topics. But it’s not easy to start from scratch, so it really pays

Skype brings new screen sharing feature to Android and iOS

Skype’s new screen sharing feature is now officially available on Android and iOS. The update makes it possible to share a view of your device’s screen over a Skype video call — and to see someone

Fortnite’s heavy shotgun and revolver could be coming back

The heavy shotgun and revolver could soon reappear in Fortnite. Both weapons were vaulted many moons ago, but new evidence suggests they will soon make a comeback after big changes to the Battle

Apple doesn’t want everyone to use a mouse with iPhone and iPad

You might think it would be pretty simple for Apple to add mouse support to its mobile operating systems. But that’s not so. The company reportedly spent years developing its newest accessibility

You won’t need iTunes to install the iOS 13, iPadOS public betas

You won’t need iTunes to install the iOS 13 and iPadOS betas when they go public, Apple’s Craig Federighi has confirmed. Registered developers who want to get their hands on the software now must

iTunes for Windows isn’t going anywhere

Apple is breaking up iTunes in macOS Catalina, but the company has much less ambitious plans for the Windows version of this desktop software. Like, no plans at all. Sayonara iTunes… Not every iPhone

What you need to know about Dark Mode on iOS 13

The iPhone finally joined the dark side with the new Dark Mode feature introduced in iOS 13. Apple delighted fans who have been clamoring for the feature for years — and it appears the wait has been

Everything Apple showed off at WWDC 2019 in under 8 minutes [Video]

If you missed the keynote, or just want the highlights, we've wrapped up the headlining features of the 2+ hour presentation into less than 8 minutes. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

How to use a mouse with your iPad

The iPad can now use a mouse for input. You can point, click, drag, and scroll, just like you can on the Mac. Here's how to set it up. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Save $200 on Mac mini, $820 on MacBook Pro [Deals & Steals]

Amazon’s Deal of the Day lets you save up to 29% on the 2018 MacBook Pro for today only. Prices start at $1,879.99 (down from $2,399.99) for a 15-inch model with a six-core Intel Core i7 processor,

Give your old MacBook a serious boost the cheap and easy way

This post is presented by OWC. New Macs are reliably cutting-edge when they first hit shelves. But as time goes by, Cupertino’s products, like any other, move toward obsolescence. Luckily, boosting

Wonderboom 2’s new Outdoor Boost mode pumps up the bass

The tiniest member of my favorite Bluetooth speaker family just got a big upgrade. Ultimate Ears’ new Wonderboom 2 adds an Outdoor Boost mode that cranks up the bass and is “specially tuned” for

Apple names top 9 apps of 2019

Apple revealed the 2019 Design Awards at WWDC highlighting nine apps that offer a unique approach to design. This year’s selections come from Italy, France, Lituania and the U.S. A lot of games are

iPad is a whole new beast after leaving iPhone behind

The iPad has finally been freed to go in its own direction. The first version of iPadOS might not look that exciting, but it points to a radical new future. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Need a new iPhone for iOS 13? Sell your old one and upgrade today

When Apple rolls out iOS 13 this fall, you won’t want to miss it. It’s a massive upgrade that promises even faster performance, lots of improved apps, a brand new dark mode, and more. If you don’t