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Apple TV’s Events app is primed for March 25 keynote

As it always does before a new keynote event, Apple’s updated its Apple Events app for Apple TV. If you own an Apple TV set-top box, and want to watch the March 25 event from the comfort of your

Real Call of Duty (with battle royale?) finally coming to mobile

A real Call of Duty game is finally coming to mobile. The popular first-person shooter will bring classic maps and weapons from popular titles like Modern Warfare and Black Ops to Android and iOS. You

Apple’s newest iPads are just as fast as the latest iPhones

The first Geekbench report on Apple’s new iPads suggests that at least one of the new tablets has a benchmark score of 4,806 and multi-core performance of 11,607. Those numbers put it roughly on a par

No turning back as Apple stops signing iOS 12.1.3

Apple has stopped signing iOS 12.1.3 after the release of iOS 12.1.4. That means that it’s no longer possible to downgrade again from the latest version of iOS if you’ve already upgraded. To be fair,

Netflix confirms it won’t be part of Apple’s TV streaming service

Apple won’t officially unveil its streaming video service until next week but Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed that his company will not be part of it. The new video streaming service will offer

Folding iPhone concept video mixes rumors and dreams

Apple is at least exploring the possibility of making a folding iPhone, and artists have been playing around with designs as well. Today we have a concept video showing a flexible iOS model that also

iPad Air vs. Pro vs. mini: Which one’s right for you?

Apple today added two new iPads to its lineup while dropping the 10.5-inch iPad Pro released in 2017. It now offers five different tablets, each of which has its own advantages. So how do you choose

3 pieces of hot Apple hardware we’re still waiting for

Apple surprised everyone by launching two iPad models this morning. But there’s has been plenty of evidence that the company is about to release three more products that haven’t yet seen the light of

New iPads support cheaper Apple Pencil alternative

A highlight of the newly announced iPad Air 3 and iPad mini 5 is support for the original Apple Pencil. But these new tablets can also be used with the Logitech Crayon. This has a lower price than

How to iMessage a photo with just one tap

Sick of tap-tap-tapping just to send a photo via iMessage? Then check out who's shortcut, which will send a photo to a preselected contact with just one tap. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Leather Smart Cover makes a comeback with new iPads

Apple just took the wraps off fresh accessories for the tablets it unveiled this morning. There are cases in a variety of colors for both the new iPad Air and iPad mini. There’s also a leather cover

iPhone XS Max finally loses in speed test

The iPhone XS Max absolutely crushed every competing smartphone in real-world speed tests since it came out, but it looks like its reign may be over. In a new speed test pitting the iPhone XS Max

Pro tip: Roll your own USB-C-to-Lightning cable today

Snap an Apple microUSB-to-Lightning adapter onto any old USB-C-to-microUSB cable, and you can charge your iPhone from your iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

iOS 12.2 inches closer to launch with sixth beta

Apple is back with an all-new iOS 12.2 beta for developers, just one week after the iPhone-maker released iOS 12.2 beta 5 into the wild. iOS 12.2 beta 6 could be the last beta build Apple puts out

With no simulators ready, 737 Max pilots trained on iPads

The iPad has replaced the bulky flight manuals airline pilots lugged from gate to gate. But should it be used to train pilots on how to fly new aircraft? Aviation officials will pursue this question

10.5-inch iPad Pro killed off by new iPad Air

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has been removed from the Apple Online Store following the introduction of the new iPad Air. Apple’s newest slate combines the same 10.5-inch screen with its fastest A12 Bionic

Moby’s latest album is an exclusive to top iOS meditation app

Music exclusives are nothing unusual when it comes to streaming music services, such as Tidal and Apple Music. But electronic music legend Moby has thought different with his approach to releasing his

iWork update will make Apple Pencil even more useful

Apple’s iWork suite of apps for iOS is getting an upgrade, making it more suited for use with the Apple Pencil. iWork apps include Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, all of which are available as a free

Get Corel’s pro digital art Mac app at a massive discount [Deals]

Creating great digital art requires great tools, and a few graphic design apps. Unfortunately that also means spending a ton of money. So this deal on one of the best industry-standard Mac apps is a

Massive study proves Apple Watch could save your life

Stanford scientists have declared that the Apple Watch is capable of safely identifying the heart rate irregularities known as atrial fibrillation. This is a big step in the Apple Watch being taken