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iFixit’s cheap cases show off your iPhone’s guts

iFixit has been helping iPhone owners fix their busted devices for over a decade. Now the company is ready to help you from breaking your iPhone in the first place with a new line of cheap iPhone

Mophie’s latest iPhone battery case boasts wireless and Lightning charging

Mophie is out with a fresh variation on its battery cases for the iPhone XR and XS series. Unlike an earlier option from this company, the Juice Pack Air and the iPhone inside it share a single

Insanely addictive Tetris Royale on its way to mobile

The Tetris Company is bringing a brand new Tetris game to mobile, and it’ll be unlike any Tetris game you’ve played on iOS or Android before. Tetris Royale fuses the beloved falling block franchise

Here’s how multi-select works in iPadOS 13

iPadOS 13 has a new gesture to select multiple items. Just swipe with two fingers. Here's how multi-select works on iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

26 flaming MacBooks prompted Apple recall

Apple recalled 15-inch MacBook Pros from 2015, and we now know this is based on just a couple of dozen incidents, none serious. Still, everyone with an affected unit should bring it in for service,

Apple moves Mac Pro production to China

The only Apple device that is produced in the U.S. is about to have its manufacturing operations moved overseas. Apple reportedly plans to make its expensive new Mac Pro in China according to a new

Tim Cook discusses Jony Ive departure in memo to Apple employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to all Apple employees Thursday informing them that long-time Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is leaving the company. Instead of talking about the giant hole Ive will

Trump administration weighs banning end-to-end encryption

Apple has banged heads with the Trump administration before, but its biggest clash could be yet to come. According to a new report, senior White House officials met this week to discuss banning

Stay tuned for productivity with custom-curated playlists [Deals]

One of the best ways to zone in on the task at hand it to give it a soundtrack. But not all music enhances focus — in fact, often it can be a distraction. Not so when you’ve got a playlist designed

Leaked photos reveal Samsung’s answer to iPhone XS Max

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 — the company’s latest answer to the iPhone XS Max — just leaked out ahead of its official unveiling in August. New photos reveal the flagship version of the phablet

We react to the departure of Jony Ive, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: We knew it was coming, but now it’s official. Jony Ive is leaving Apple. Plus: The 16-inch MacBook Pro could arrive sooner than you think; Apple just poached one of the

Apple highlights iOS’s Screen Time feature in new ad

Apple is proud of its Screen Time feature for iOS, and it shows it off in a new ad. Part of an ongoing series of ads highlighting different iOS features, the short spot is designed to make users aware

Apple’s second Singapore store will open next month

Apple is gearing up to open its second retail store in Singapore. The new store will be located at Jewel Changi Airport, the entertainment and retail complex adjoining Changi Airport. Located in one

Jony Ive has been on his way out of Apple for years

News of Jony Ive’s departure from Apple may have come as a shock to some, but to many others, it has been a long time coming. A new report claims Ive has been slowly reducing his responsibilities

Stylish ‘Bounce’ ad depicts the wireless joy of using AirPods

Apple has debuted a slick, black-and-white ad showcasing its massively popular AirPods. Titled “Bounce,” the ad shows an AirPods wearer springing through the streets. It’s intended to show off the

Jony Ive’s departure hardly dented Apple stock

With the exception of Tim Cook, Jony Ive is almost certainly the most famous person associated with the modern era of Apple. As the iconic Brit designer known to millions for waxing lyrical in front

Not everyone is alarmed to see Jony Ive leave Apple

While Jony Ive’s departure from Apple is being called “the end of an era,” not everyone is sad to see him go. This company’s Chief Design Officer has legions of fans but he also has detractors who

How Steve Jobs inspired the name of Jony Ive’s new company

News that Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design company is rocking the tech world this afternoon. Apple has already signed up to be the first client for Ive’s design firm called LoveFrom.

Meet the first woman to head up Apple’s famous Industrial Design team

Jony Ive’s departure from Apple puts Evans Hankey in charge of the Industrial Design team that created everything from the iMac to the iPhone — a position critical to the future of the company. Her

Apple taps new boss for global supply chain

Apple’s top leadership teams are seeing quite the shake-up today. First, we got news that design boss Jony Ive departing with two new people filling his shoes. Now it looks like Apple has a new senior