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How to plug an Ethernet cable into your iPad

It might seem that Ethernet is obsolete, but it still has plenty of uses. And the good news is that you can easily hook up an Ethernet cable to your iPad, and configure the connection. (via Cult of

iOS 13 concept gives iPad the features it desperately needs

There are less than 100 days until WWDC 2019 and new iPad features are looming large on the mind of Apple fans. In a new iOS 13 mockup, concept designer Léo Valle suggests some simple, yet

Epic teases exciting changes for Fortnite season 8

Fortnite season eight will finally land later this week, and it’s going to bring massive changes to Battle Royale. Epic Games has already published two teasers that give little away, but a number of

T-Mobile falls behind rivals in super-fast 5G

Bad news for T-Mobile USA customers: this carrier has delayed the rollout of its faster 5G data service until some time after June of this year. That’s going to put it behind its US rivals even as the

Ejector makes your Mac’s eject key useful again

Ejector lets you eject disks and volumes with your Mac’s eject key, and even adds Eject to the Touch Bar. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

App Store devs can offer discounts to win back subscribers

Apple is giving iOS, macOS, and tvOS developers the ability to offer discounted subscriptions in an effort to win back past subscribers. A new article posted to App Store Connect details the change

Is iPhone in danger of losing its photography crown? [Opinion]

On Sunday, Nokia quietly launched a first-of-its-kind smartphone called PureView with an array of five main cameras on its backplate. Apple set a high bar just two years ago with the dual-camera

Sprint’s 5G network goes live in U.S. cities this May

Sprint plans to launch its 5G network in select U.S. cities this May. Customers with compatible devices, such as the new Galaxy S10 5G, will initially get to enjoy faster data in Chicago, Atlanta,

Apple credit card may not be a massive hit for company

Apple’s rumored credit card with Goldman Sachs may be attention-grabbing news, but it may not have a huge impact on the company’s bottom line. In a note to investors, analysts at Bernstein write that

Warren Buffett isn’t rushing to stock up on Apple shares

Warren Buffett has been one of Apple’s biggest investor cheerleaders. However, the 88-year-old super investor says that he’s not going to be adding to his holdings unless prices go down. “If it were

You can do better than the standard Mac dock [Deals]

If you’re using a Mac, you’re probably accessing apps through the Dock. You might not think about it much, but the Dock could become a much more useful tool. That is, if you replace it. ActiveDock is

Apple’s privacy beliefs may be hitting publishers in the wallet

Some publishers are not impressed by the ad revenue they’re receiving from Apple News. Ad rates from the platform can reportedly be shockingly low — with one publication earning “low five-figures” per

Apple ‘very aware’ of concerns over iPhone’s high prices

Apple COO Jeff Williams says the company is “very aware” of concerns over the rising cost of the iPhone and Mac computers. Williams, who delivered a brief speech at Elon University on Friday, also

Yes, Tim Cook does read your ‘Dear Tim’ emails

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook reads what customers say in their emails to him — and sometimes their suggestions do trigger actual change in products. That’s according to a new report which notes that these

Handsome co-worker gets bokeh’d in Apple’s latest ad

Apple continued its run of bokeh-related iPhone ads over the weekend. In its new “Depth Control” ad, a jealous partner blurs a handsome male co-worker out of a photo of his girlfriend/wife, using the

Luxurious leather case gives iPad Pro with Apple keyboard the protection they need [Review]

Picaso Lab hand makes a professional-looking leather sleeve that goes around both the latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the Smart Folio Keyboard. It offers much more protection to the tablet than just

$2,600 Huawei folding phone makes Samsung’s look cheap

When jaws dropped at the $1,980 price of Samsung’s first folding phone, Huawei said “Hold my beer.” The Chinese company just took the wraps of its own flexible handset that will go for a mind-blowing

Bleass Delay, Tabs to Links, PolyPhase and other amazing apps of the week

This week we mangle music with Bleass Delay, take notes from our wrists with Google Keep, and quickly save all our Safari tabs to links. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

This Shark Tank product reimagines the record player for 2019 [Deals]

Vinyl is back in vogue, but that doesn’t mean you have to go vintage. Like all other areas of music, even vinyl records benefit from some high-tech innovation. Modern music is portable, and with

Get a crash course in Adobe Creative Cloud [Deals]

Graphic design spans many industries. So no matter your line of work, the apps in Adobe’s Creative Cloud are probably worth knowing. The Graphic Design and Adobe CC Certification School offers a