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Eventide brings iconic music effects to iOS

Pioneering electronic music company Eventide has just released three effects apps that run on the iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to testers

Apple has come out with new beta builds every single day this week and today is no exception. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s fourth beta build of iOS 13 for developers, Apple has released the third

Verizon hotspot brings 5G to Mac and iPad today

Anyone ready to have 5G now can get Verizon’s latest mobile hotspot and connect their Mac or iPad to it. The Inseego MiFi allows up to 15 devices to simultaneously take advantage of these ultrafast

Instagram makes ‘likes’ disappear in even more countries

Instagram’s hidden “likes” experiment is expanding to six other countries as the photo-sharing app continues to change features to make social media a more positive experience. Instagram made the

Fear of iPhone chip shortage spurs Apple trip to Korea

Apple reportedly flew a team to Seoul as the tech giant sweats a trade dispute between South Korean and Japan that could lead to a shortage in iPhone chips and OLED panels. The meeting with Samsung,

New Pokémon Masters trailer teases big battles, co-op play

A new trailer and additional information for Pokémon Masters has dropped ahead of the game’s much-anticipated debut this summer. The one-minute clip reveals more gameplay, including explosive battles

Everything new in iOS 13 developer beta 4

iOS 13 beta 4 is available. Here's what's new, what's fixed, and what's gotten broken. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Sleek stand transforms iPads and iPhones into desktop devices [Deals]

For many, our mobile devices are part of the daily workflow. We keep our computer screens for the sake of our necks and eyes, but mobile devices hold our attention no less than our laptop or desktop

Mac app lets you enjoy Continuity with Android devices

Not every Mac owner uses an iPhone, and that means they often miss out on first-party features like Messages and iCloud. But there’s one feature Android users can now enjoy. KDE Connect is a new macOS

Sky: Children of the Light brings a stunning adventure to iOS

Sky: Children of the Light, the gorgeous new adventure game from the makers of Journey, has finally landed on iOS. The game hopes to deliver “a world of wonder where compassion and generosity are

Belkin’s latest wireless chargers debut at the Apple Store

The Apple Store’s selection of third-party accessories keeps growing. A trio of chargers from Belkin in a range of different designs just launched there, only a day after Mophie’s new charging lineup

Why Apple doesn’t prosecute factory workers who leak iPhone secrets

When the casing or another component for an unreleased iPhone leaks before the official unveiling, it’s often because someone at an assembly plant in China snuck it out. Apple always does its best to

Juuk’s stunning Vitero bands for Apple Watch are now 20% off

Add a touch of class to your Apple Watch with a stunning Vitero band from Juuk Design. Made from high-grade 6000 series aluminum, they’re incredibly robust but lightweight, and available in a range of

Snoopy heads to space in brand-new Apple TV+ original

Apple’s got one more surprise to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing: a preview of its upcoming Peanuts TV show. The first teaser for the Snoopy in Space series starts with the

Spotify for iPad finally gets Split View and Slide Over support

The Spotify app for iPad is finally fit for multitasking. Its latest update brings Split View and Slide Over support — just three years after the features were introduced in iOS 9. That means Spotify

No, 5G won’t give you brain cancer

People warning of horrible health effects of 5G wireless networks aren’t hard to find. But it turns out their claims are based on a mistake made by a scientist decades ago. Still, this claim lives on

How to ditch Google and switch to DuckDuckGo

Google tracks everything you do, from searches to your location. DuckDuckGo does none of this. Here's how to replace Google with DuckDuckGo. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Developers get their mitts on updated iPadOS 13 and iOS 13 betas

Apple’s process for pre-testing its operating systems continues to roll along. Developers can now download a fourth beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. Not to be left out, there are also fresh betas for

Women and men prefer very different emojis

Both sexes use emojis in their texts, but not always to express the same emotions. A new survey for World Emoji Day reveals that most of the top choices vary considerably between women and men.

How to stop your Mac from installing Apple’s silent updates

Apple silent updates for Mac can save the day without you doing a thing. Here's how to disable them, and why you probably shouldn't. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)