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Four ways to send email attachments on iPhone and iPad

There's more than one way to send an email attachment on iOS. Today we check out four of them -- or two if you're on the iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pixel 3a is basically the iPhone SE 2 Apple won’t give us

Google is bucking the trend of expensive flagship smartphones with its new Pixel 3a phone that debuted at Google I/O this morning. The new Pixel 3a looks a lot like the Pixel 3 that debuted last year.

Melodramatic Apple video urges iPhone trade-ins

Apple’s latest video takes trading in your old iPhone from a simple transaction to more of an emotional journey. Even so, trade-ins have become an important tool this company is using to spur sales.

Android Q steals the innovative iPhone gestures we love

Google debuted its big Android Q update that will arrive on phones later this year. The company has a bunch of new features that focus on accessibility and privacy. There are also some new navigation

The Tech Rolltop backpack might be the perfect everyday carry

Looking for a stylish, go-anywhere backpack that's super-flexible and full of pockets? The WaterField Tech Rolltop is right up your alley. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Fact checkers will start patrolling Instagram for bogus posts

As part of a promise to choke off fake news and conspiracy theories on its platforms, Facebook will begin sniffing out false posts on its photo-sharing app, Instagram. Facebook reportedly has 52

iOS 12.3 inches closer to launch with new beta

The fifth beta for iOS 12.3 was released to developers this morning, arriving just one week after iOS 12.4 beta 4 came out. Apple seeded watchOS 5.2.1 beta 5, tvOS 12.3 beta 5 and macOS 10.14.5 beta 5

You can now try out Microsoft’s new Edge browser for macOS

Microsoft is bringing its brand new Edge browser to macOS “soon,” but you don’t have to wait any longer to get your hands on an early version. Both Canary and Developer builds are now available to Mac

How Apple could turn personal data into a gold mine for the masses [Opinion]

Apple should be building a data marketplace for its users, not raising fears about privacy. Privacy is about preventing the leakage of personal data and does nothing about the ownership and

iOS 13 concept shows how iPad file management ought to work

A new concept video imagines Apple’s tablet without the limitations on file management that frustrate so many iPad users. In it, the designer combines his re-imagined iOS Files app with earlier work

Apple stock could be about to make a major rally

After crashing late last year, Apple stock has had a massive resurgence this year. Its next milestone to hit? Being on track to flash a so-called “golden cross” technical pattern. This indicates the

Apple Stores risk losing some of what made them great

Apple Stores have long been leaders when it comes to the customer experience. But that’s starting to change, as decisions made by Apple erode some of the things which once made them great. At least,

Angela Ahrendts was ‘incredibly insecure’ about joining Apple

Apple’s former retail boss Angela Ahrendts was one of Apple’s most well-compensated executives during her time at the company. But in her first interview since parting ways with Apple, Ahrendts

One charging strip supports four international formats [Deals]

Traveling internationally is enough of a hassle on its own. Dealing with the different standards and formats involved in powering our gear makes it even more of a headache. So instead of carrying

Samsung will cancel Galaxy Fold preorders if it can’t ship this month

Samsung has confirmed it will cancel preorders for the Galaxy Fold if it is unable to ship the device this month. The South Korean company’s first foldable phone was scheduled to ship on April 26 but

Twitter now lets you add GIFs, video or photos to retweets

If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to add a GIF into your Twitter retweet (and what self-respecting citizen of 2019 has not?), this is your lucky day! Twitter has introduced the ability for users to

Apple removes sketchy dating apps which allowed for tracking of kids

Apple has booted three dating apps out of the App Store on the advice of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The three apps, all created by the same developer, allowed kids to sign up under the

EU kicks off antitrust investigation against Apple‘s App Store

The European Union decided that there’s enough evidence to justify a formal investigation into Apple’s business practices. This is a result of Spotify’s accusation that Apple is using its control of

New Apple Music app might steal the show with macOS 10.15

Apple’s ongoing project to make it relatively simple for developers to port iPad software to macOS is apparently on schedule. This will reportedly be a highlight of next month’s developers conference.

Tim Cook explains why Apple isn’t a tech company anymore

Apple CEO Tim Cook sounded absolutely ecstatic to count Warren Buffett as one of his company’s investors during an interview at Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders meeting this morning. Cook made a
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