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AirPods art challenge turns classic works on their ears

Vincent Van Gogh might have been kinder to his ear if only AirPods were around when he was alive and painting. Art already gives us so much to ponder. As does Twitter, which a New York City creative

Enso is the best looper app for iOS

Enso is an amazing looper app for iOS and Mac. Record, play, loop, mangle, and otherwise create/destroy your sounds. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Stream Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV starting today

In what would have been radical change a few years ago, your Amazon Fire TV can now stream songs from the Apple Music service. This is the latest move from the iPhone maker to allow users to access

What to expect from Apple’s ‘show time’ event on March 25

The first Apple event of 2019 is nearly here. Tim Cook and friends are set to take the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater on March 25 to unveil the company’s newest goodies, only instead of unveiling

Verizon 5G ramps up for April launch

Well behind arch-rival AT&T, Verizon will begin rolling out its 5G wireless network in two cities early in April. This is the carrier’s first step in having this faster replacement for LTE

Make your own iPhone Safari download manager with Shortcuts

Downloading files in Mobile Safari is basic, even primitive. With shortcuts, you can rename files and automatically save them to your Dropbox or iCloud Drive. Here’s how. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

Leaked ‘iPad mini 5’ case reinforces our worst fears

An apparent “iPad mini 5” case corroborates rumors that this year’s much-anticipated refresh won’t bring a spectacular new design to Apple’s smallest tablet. The case also dashes hopes that the new

2019 iPad lineup might get even more confusing

Apple’s iPad lineup is about to get more crowded and confusing than ever in 2019. With the company’s big March 25 event looming on the horizon, a new rumor claims Apple is planning to release not one

Apple rushes to add HBO and Showtime to streaming service

Apple has created numerous shows for its streaming TV service, but is reportedly also negotiating deals to bring in content from other sources, including HBO and Showtime. This should help the Apple

iPhone stops arrow en route to user’s head

The iPhone has made news for stopping bullets. A man in Australia discovered his iPhone was durable enough to stop an arrow aimed at his head. The man was under attack in his driveway by an

Spotify files complaint against Apple’s ‘unfair’ App Store fees

Spotify has filed a legal complaint against Apple for what it believes is anti-competitive behavior. The music streaming service, like many others, has an issue with the 30 percent cut Apple charges

Best leather Apple Watch bands, from most affordable to luxurious

High-quality leather is a universal way to look and feel classy, timeless and powerful. Deck out your beloved Apple Watch in something it deserves, regardless of price point. Whether you’re buying on

Spark now lets you delegate emails to your colleagues

Spark, the popular email client from Readdle, now lets you turn messages into tasks and delegate them to your colleagues. The feature is available inside the latest Spark update on Mac and iOS.

Save half on an award-winning digital art Mac app [Deals]

Digital art apps are incredibly powerful, allowing for projects of complexity and scale that pen and paper could never match. Basically, if you can imagine it, you can create it. But that doesn’t mean

Apple expands coding initiatives in Indonesia and Singapore

Apple this week confirmed the expansion of coding initiatives in Southeast Asia. The company is opening a second Apple Developer Academy in Surabaya, Indonesia, to help aspiring developers. It also

How to stop reading the news on Twitter or Facebook

Forget Facebook and Twitter. Use a news-reader app to subscribe to any website, and see all the news from all your favorite sites in one place. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

TwistedWave is the least annoying way to edit music on iOS [Review]

TwistedWave might be the fastest, most intuitive, and most flexible way to edit audio and music on your iPhone or iPad. It’s certainly the least annoying audio app I’ve ever used. (via Cult of Mac -

CorelDraw comes back to Mac, 20 years later

You have to be of certain age to remember a Mac version of CorelDRAW, but its developer just returned this graphics suite to Apple desktops and laptops. Corel commits itself to “world-class vector

Apple News magazine service details revealed by latest macOS beta

Apple News’ magazine subscription service looks like it will be available on iOS and macOS when it’s unveiled later this month. After digging into the latest macOS 10.14.4 beta, developer Steve

‘Transformative’ buy could lift Apple TV subs to 100 million

Apple’s streaming TV service is going to be a very significant force in the market if a market-analysis firm is correct. The service the iPhone maker is prepping could, in a few years, garner far more