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Samsung is fixing the Galaxy Fold, could finally deliver in June

Samsung is said to be making a number of changes to the Galaxy Fold in an effort to fix its durability issues. The South Korean company could finally launch its first foldable phone next month. Fans

Trump’s Huawei ban could wind up hurting Apple, too

A ban on China’s Huawei company by the White House could wind up hurting Apple, concerned analysts claim. President Donald Trump’s administration announced plans Wednesday to ban technology and

Steam Link finally makes its long-awaited debut in the App Store

One year after Apple rejected Valve’s Steam Link app from launching in the App Store, it has finally made its debut for both iOS and tvOS devices. Steam Link gives gamers the chance to play their

First 5G modem made by Apple won’t arrive until 2025

Apple’s custom-built smartphone modems likely won’t make their way into iPhones and iPads until 2025 at the earliest, according to a new report from The Information. Intel’s strained relationship with

How to subscribe to a podcast from the beginning

Some podcasts are best listened to in order, from the first episode forward. Rewind is a service that lets you do that with any podcast app. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Factory makes other iPad synths look like toys

Factory is a cross between a synth, and a sound-sculpting tool. It's also really fun to use, and sounds amazing. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Giant emoji canon will bruise you with ‘likes’

Our spirits rise and fall by the number of “likes” we receive on our social media posts. But would your appetite for online validation change if your face was literally pelted with emoji? Artist Tadas

iOS 12.4 beta 1 arrives with Apple Card support

Apple’s work on iOS 12 isn’t quite done just yet. Even though WWDC 2019 and the debut of iOS 13 is less than a month away, Apple is out with its first beta of iOS 12.4 today. The new beta comes less

Sneaky iPhone accessory gains users a health insurance discount

The moment smartphones gained the ability to track the number of steps people took every day, insurance companies were ready to find ways to use that data to offer people cheaper premiums. The moment

Gear4’s impressive iPhone cases now available from Verizon

You can now pick up Gear4’s impressive cases for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR at your local Verizon store. Big Red has started selling a number of its popular products in-store and online —

DJI takes on GoPro with new Osmo Action camera

DJI, the biggest drone company in the world, is ready to go toe-to-toe with GoPro in pursuit of dominating the action cam market. The company unveiled its new Osmo Action camera this morning that is

Apple promotes ‘incredible’ iPhone 6s units made in India

The iPhone 6s is still alive and well in some markets — one of which is India, where the 2015 flagship is now being manufactured. Apple is using this to sell the handset to locals. India has become an

Apple Pay is soon coming to 16 new markets

Apple Pay is on its way to 16 new markets, according to one mobile banking service. Apple plans to increase the total number of supported countries to 40 by the end of 2019. Here’s the full list of

Dinosaurs rule the roost in Durango: Wild Lands

The age of dinosaurs has come to iOS with the worldwide release of Nexon and What! Studio’s Durango: Wild Lands. A giant open-world, sandbox MMO, the game allows players to explore an enormous

Name your price for 13 comprehensive coding courses [Deals]

Coding is a vast discipline, so there’s always something new to learn. That can be intimidating, or exhilarating, because it means there’s always room to improve your resume and pay grade. Either way,

Apple’s biggest supplier suffers disappointing Q1 profits

Foxconn is Apple’s biggest supplier, and the world’s largest contract manufacturer. However, that wasn’t enough to stop it from underperforming in its latest quarterly earnings. The company, whose

There’s a brand new Pokémon game for Android and iOS

There’s a brand new Pokémon game out for Android and iOS. Pokémon Rumble Rush is a free-to-play title from the long-running Pokémon Rumble series, in which you take control of your favorite pocket

New Statue of Liberty app lets you explore the iconic landmark in AR

With its innovative Flyover feature for Apple Maps, Apple gave users an eye-popping way of exploring real life places in three dimensions. Now it’s reportedly leant its AR expertise to a new iOS app

How to use Apple Pay for App Store and iTunes purchases

Apple has finally given us the ability to pay for App Store, iTunes, and Books purchases with Apple Pay. The company’s own mobile payments system can also be used for Apple Music and iCloud storage

Apple display maker could be forced to slash its workforce

Apple display maker Japan Display is having a rough time right now. On Wednesday, it posted its ninth consecutive quarterly net loss, partly impacted by disappointing Apple orders. The company made a