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iPadOS is replacing iOS on iPad [Updated]

Apple won’t be bringing iOS 13 to the iPad — at least not with that name. Instead, its tablet will soon be powered by “iPadOS,” its very own version of Apple’s mobile operating system. We’re about to

Bolivian female wrestlers fly high in new ‘Shot on iPhone’ film

You don’t look at a Luisa Dörr photograph and wonder what kind of gear she uses. Her work is arresting. But even Dörr recognizes that the kind of camera – the iPhone – has been integral to her work

We’re throwing a WWDC watch party, and you’re invited

Rather than just live-blogging today’s WWDC 2019 keynote, we’re throwing a watch party for our closest friends: you. It’s all going down this morning in the CultClub’s Governor’s Lounge, the Discord

Samsung’s newest notebooks are shameless MacBook Pro clones

Samsung now sells a MacBook Pro powered by Windows. It’s not actually a MacBook Pro, of course, but it’s so similar to Apple’s machine that some consumers won’t be able to tell the difference. It

Keep your eyes on the road with a head-up display [Deals]

Phones have become a part of our everyday lives. That includes driving, so a good solution is just to keep the information you need in view. One way of doing that is to borrow tech from fighter

This is iOS 13’s new Reminders app with dark mode on iPhone

iOS 13 leaks continue to trickle in ahead of today’s big reveal at WWDC. The latest shows Apple’s revamped Reminders app for iPhone for the first time — and it’s in dark mode. We’ve already gotten a

iOS 13 leak reveals Apple’s plans for new volume indicator

iOS 13 will finally bring a revamped volume indicator to iPhone and iPad. One of Apple’s designs for the less intrusive overlay has been revealed in a new leak — but the final result will likely be a

How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2019 event today

There are plenty of ways to follow today’s WWDC 2019 keynote. Here’s how to watch it on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, PC, or even at a real life Apple Store. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Trump’s ban on Huawei could be a big win for Apple

A decision by the Trump Administration forced Google to revoke Huawei’s Android license, and a respected analyst says that could cause millions of buyers around the world to get iPhones instead. Last

iOS 13 hopes: 6 small tweaks that would bring big improvements [Opinion]

Reports of significant changes in iOS 13 have been popping up for months, but there are plenty of minor modifications that would enhance day-to-day use of the iPhone and iPad. Here are half a dozen we

The best fitness, photo and friend-finding apps you’ll see this week

This week we find nearby friends with Yoke, count our steps with Pedometer++, add lights and shadows to our photos with Apollo, and enjoy Ulysses' superior split view on the iPad. (via Cult of Mac -

Manage your own microclimate with an all-in-one A/C and humidifier [Deals]

Hanging an air conditioner half-way out the window is an effective, if noisy way to keep a room cool. But it’s also a technology that goes all the way back to 1902. This is the future after all, so

iOS 13 wish list: Giving health & fitness a workout [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 299]

WWDC is less than a week away and there are already plenty of rumors doing the rounds on what new features Apple has in store for iOS and watchOS. Dark mode, a refreshed Reminders app and a new Find

Are the Powerbeats Pro better than AirPods? [Review]

There’s a ton to love about the Powerbeats Pro - better sound, noises isolation, fit, and battery life. But then there’s AirPods... (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Juice up multiple devices with one portable power hub [Deals]

With smartwatches, wireless earbuds and the like, we carry around more gear than ever. So the need for power is also greater than ever. Instead of carrying around a bunch of batteries, you can just

Spotify’s Social Listening feature will let you jam out with friends

Spotify is about to make it possible to listen along to music with your friends, no matter where you’re at. The new feature, called Social Listening, will allow users to connect to friends and listen

How to stop apps using background refresh to snoop your data

Background refresh is probably stealing your private data and sending it off to unknown persons. But don't panic! You can easily control which apps can use this powerful tool. (via Cult of Mac - Tech

Apple sets death date for Back to My Mac

iTunes isn’t the only Mac app Apple plans to kill this summer. Apple updated its support document for Back to My Mac today revealing that it will be removed from all version of macOS starting on July

Is your iPhone passcode on this list of pathetic PINs?

Over 25% of phones can be cracked just by using one of the top 20 most used four digit PINs. Cyber security expert Tarah Wheeler shared a list of the most popular PINs based on the findings of the

Teen creates DIY AirPods for just $4

Forking over $200 for new AirPods that you’re probably just going to lose anyway seems like a bad investment. A 15-year old boy found a brilliant and cheap work around though that turns Apple’s wired