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Utilize AI to create eye-popping photos with Luminar [Deals]

In the age of Instagram filters, just taking the photo isn’t enough. These days photos don’t stand out unless they’re properly cropped, color-adjusted, de-noised and generally polished. But if you’re

MOBA hit League of Legends coming to Android and iOS in 2020

League of Legends, the hugely successful multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game from Riot Games, is finally coming to Android and iOS. It has been 10 years since the title made its debut, and it

Apple TV+ commits to second season of space drama For All Mankind

Apple is so confident about its space-based drama For All Mankind that the show has reportedly been renewed for a second season even before the launch date. This is one of the programs premiering with

Apple Card isn’t reflected in your credit score… yet

Any late payments made so far to an Apple Card account haven’t hurt your credit rating. Not yet, anyway. That’s because the bank that’s backing the card, Goldman Sachs, reportedly isn’t giving

Transporter app simplifies submitting software, music, video to Apple

Apple posted a Transporter application to the Mac App Store to make it easier for creators to send content to the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Books or the iTunes Store. Previously, this was a

Latest iOS 13 update fixes problems in Mail, Health, iCloud and more

Apple continues the lengthy bug hunt in its iPhone and iPad operating systems. iOS 13.1.3 fixes ten problems that made it through the three previous versions introduced in less than a month. iPadOS

Goldman Sachs CEO calls Apple Card ‘most successful credit-card launch ever’

Apple Card is off to smashing start, according to Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon. During an earnings call this morning, Solomon updated investors on the status of Apple Card which launched in the US

Crazy customizer weaves piece of Steve Jobs’ sweater into iPhone 11 Pro

Steve Jobs didn’t like to sign autographs. So imagine what he might think if he had lived to so see one of his black turtleneck sweaters get cut up so that the tiny squares of fabric could be embedded

Why can’t you turn off Personal Hotspot in iOS 13?

iOS 13 has fixed up the iPhone’s Personal Hotspot settings, but it looks like you can never turn it off. WTH is going on? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Google takes aim at Apple with Pixel 4, Pixel Buds and more

Google is gunning for Apple with a wave of new products designed to compete with everything from the iPhone to AirPods. During its hour-long event this morning, Google revealed its best smartphone

Apple wants to put a computer on your finger

Apple engineers put considerable thought into a “wearable electronic ring computing device” small enough to put on a finger. The proposed smart ring would have a touchscreen and work closely with

Apple Pay expands its reach to more banks across Europe

Apple Pay is now supported by a number of new banks across Europe. Bunq in Austria, ING in Germany, and ABN AMRO in the Netherlands have all adopted Apple’s mobile payments service. Phyre in Bulgaria

Beats Solo Pro headphones drop with active noise cancellation

An Apple subsidiary has stolen a march on the AirPods line by launching Beats Solo Pro, headphones with active noise cancellation. But this isn’t a set of tiny eabuds, though. It’s for people who want

Apple TV+ is coming to Roku

Apple TV+ will be available on Roku boxes when it launches next month. Roku revealed this morning that the Apple TV app will be available on its platform starting today, allowing users to access their

Apple’s AirPort Utility app now compatible with iOS 13

Apple this week updated its official AirPort Utility app. The rare patch should improve security and eliminate issues users were experiencing after upgrading to iOS 13. Apple’s AirPort hardware was

Surf safely with VPN protection on all your devices [Deals]

We’re always a tap or click away from the internet, whether on our computers, tablets or smartphones. So if you’re going to protect your privacy and security on one device, you should do it for all of

Jason Sudeikis is reviving Ted Lasso for new Apple TV+ comedy

Horrible Bosses star Jason Sudeikis will feature in a new Ted Lasso comedy series coming to Apple TV+. It will be the actor’s first regular return to TV since he departed Saturday Night Live in 2013.

Fortnite Chapter 2 gets first official story trailer

Fortnite Chapter 2 is set to finally go live today after more than 24 hours of absolutely nothing. You can’t quite play it yet — but you can enjoy its first official story trailer right here. Fortnite

Finding Apple TV+ trailers and show details just got way simpler

Apple just launched a website with details about all its upcoming Apple TV+ shows. The site is supposed to be for journalists, but serves as a one-stop shop for everyone to learn more about all the

These magnificant Apple Watch bands are made from pineapple leaves

Get fruity with one of Mezando’s magnificant Apple Watch bands. Made from pineapple leaves, they’re super-sustainable and available in a range of styles and color options. They offer all the charm and
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