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Some of your favorite iOS apps are feeding your data to Facebook

Deleting your Facebook account isn’t enough to stop some apps from sending deeply personal information about you to the social network. The Wall Street Journal found a wide range of apps that send

How gesture controls could replace 3D Touch and bring multi-touch to the Mac [Opinion]

Next week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, LG looks set to unveil a revolutionary new smartphone with gesture controls. In a brief teaser video, the South Korean tech giant boldly promises the

Galaxy S10+ tops iPhone XS in new camera rankings

The ink on all the press Samsung is getting for its new line of Galaxy smartphones is barely dry, but the camera on the S10+ already has received top marks from testing lab DxOMark. One of five new

Exciting concept shows what a folding iPhone could look like

Samsung showed off its foldable smartphone this week, and while it’s clearly a first-generation model, it’s got a lot of people excited. Foldable phones have the potential to combine our phones and

Infographic highlights how Apple brand dominates other companies

Apple’s been around for more than 40 years. However, it wasn’t until surprisingly recently that it became the company we know today; a surefire lock for titles like the world’s most admired company.

Samsung could use sneaky trick to delay foldable iPhone

Samsung has beaten Apple to the foldable smartphone, and it could have a sneaky trick up its sleeve to prevent the iPhone-maker from catching up quickly. Analysts expect Samsung to hold off on selling

Take a deep dive into SEO and digital marketing [Deals]

The internet represents the some of the most exciting opportunities for business that the world has seen in decades. So whether you want to sell something or just be more effective in reaching an

Huge Apple hardware updates are on the horizon, this week on the The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: a totally new 16” MacBook Pro; a new 6K cinema display; new Mac Pro; new AirPods; new iPads and iPhones; even a new iPod Touch… according to a new report, Apple’s about to

Apple Watch’s heart-reading tech may have saved another life

The Apple Watch’s EKG heart rate monitor has possibly saved the life of yet another person. According to a new report, the Apple Watch belonging to a man in Bothell, Washington was used to diagnose

Apple’s 2020 iPhone chip will blow away the A12 Bionic

Apple pushed boundaries with last year’s iPhone’s A12 Bionic chip. However, it seems that the company’s 2020-era iPhones is going to blow away Apple’s previous 7-nanometer A12 — with what could turn

Is Fortnite dying? Not even close

Growing criticism from professional players and the incredible rise of Apex Legends has led some to believe that Fortnite may be dying out. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. The hit battle

Tim Cook will give commencement address at Stanford University

Tim Cook will give this year’s commencement address for graduating students at Stanford University. This is same school where Cook’s predecessor, Steve Jobs, gave one of the most memorable

How to listen to the radio on your iPhone

Let’s listen to the radio on our iPhones. Why? because its free, easy, and still offers great sports coverage and music. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Next Mac Pro may use stackable design for ultimate customization

Information supposedly leaking out of the design team for the next Mac Pro claims this desktop computer will totally and completely fulfil Apple’s promise to make it modular . Rather than a single

Verizon promises to bring 5G to 30 cities by end of 2019

The 5G future is finally going to start rolling out to Verizon customers later this year, but only if you live in one of the 30 cities tapped to get the super-fast mobile data speeds. During a call

How to make a fantastic music video with your iPhone

Today we’ll see how to take all you little video clips, and make a rad video that syncs to the beat of your music. It’s like 1980s MTV all over again. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

First Macs with Apple chips could mean tumultuous 2020

Moving macOS computers from Intel processors to ones Apple has created itself seems to be on schedule. At least, that’s what Intel thinks, according to a recent report. This is likely a part of

Apple teams up with Alipay to boost iPhone sales in China

Apple has joined forces with Alipay in an effort to boost iPhone sales in China. iPhone fans can now bag one of the company’s latest handsets with up to two years of interest-free finance. The loan

PolyPhase is like having Brian Eno in your iPad

PolyPhase generates ambient electronic music. You can use it as a tool to generate ideas, or just listen to it, forever. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Sketchy rumor claims Apple is making an electric minibus

Apple’s long-rumored self-driving car project might not churn out a car at all. Instead, it might just be an electric minibus. According to a sketchy new rumor, Apple engineers have supposedly created