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What’s brewing for iOS and macOS [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 295]

With rumors, leaks and discoveries coming in hot and heavy, we’re getting a pretty good idea of exactly what iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 will look like when they land. We’ve got three ways to get the

This wireless charging pad goes anywhere you do [Deals]

Every day, we inch closer to Nikola Tesla’s dream of a world of wireless power. One sign is just how common Qi wireless charging has become. The Tech2 Juice 2-in-1 Wireless Charger brings wireless

Tim Cook says Apple ‘stores’ need a new name

Apple’s new store at the 116-year old Carnegie Library in Washington D.C. is the “most historic, ambitious restoration” project the company has undertaken, per CEO Tim Cook. Doors of the Carnegie

How to use Apple Watch SOS mode

In an emergency, the Apple Watch can call the cops, notify a friend, and track your location, all with a squeeze. Find out how to use SOS mode. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

SEC charges Apple’s failed sapphire supplier of misleading investors

GT Advanced Technologies, the company that was supposed to make sapphire screens for the iPhone early this decade, has been charged with misleading investors by the SEC. The SEC’s investigation found

iPhone sales dropped in every part of the world

The fact that iPhone sales were down in the first three months of the year is no secret, but new information shows that the decline wasn’t isolated to one or two areas. No, Apple admitted that iOS

Warren Buffett: Apple earnings confirm why we invested $50 billion

Mega-investor Warren Buffett says that Apple’s most recent earnings confirm “the reason [my firms owns] $50 billion-plus of Apple.” Speaking on CNBC, the Berkshire Hathaway investor said that, “I was

This battle-tough backpack looks killer, too [Review]

If you’re going to be seen carrying the same bag every day, its look and style are as important to many commuters as the bag’s ability to protect its contents. Many shoulder bags and backpacks excel

Lobbyists for Apple help shoot down another Right to Repair bill

Tech lobbyists, backed by companies including Apple, have killed another Right to Repair bill, this time in Ontario. The bill, put forward by Liberal MPP Michael Coteau, would have compelled companies

Pick the perfect bag for traveling with your MacBook [Deals]

The great thing about laptops is that they can go anywhere you do. But not every bag is best for carrying your MacBook in a way that’s safe, comfortable and stylish. So we’re excited to share this

Adobe’s Creative Cloud bundle gets a big price increase

Adobe is apparently cranking up the prices for its Photography bundle of applications. But don’t worry: it’s only increasing by 100%. Adobe’s website is now listing $19.99, rather than its previous

General Magic documentary is finally getting a theatrical release

General Magic, a movie about the most important tech company you never heard of, is getting a theatrical run. The documentary tells the story of a ’90s startup created by (and employing) some of the

Google’s wireless phone service adds Visual Voicemail for iOS

Google brought its wireless phone service, Google Fi, to iPhone late last year. Now it’s given it an update — bringing Visual Voicemail to the iOS app for the first time. That means that you can get

Every audiophile’s iPad Pro needs this headphone adapter [Review]

There’s no headphone jack in the 2018 iPad Pro, which is darn inconvenient for anyone who wants to hook their tablet up to a non-Bluetooth pair of headphones or speakers. Fortunately, Satechi makes a

FCC tries to confirm carriers stopped selling phone location data

The CEOs of the big four US wireless carriers were asked by an FCC commissioner whether they’ve stopped selling their customers’ real-time location data, as they had promised to do. Published reports

AirPod survives trip through man who swallowed it

Apple may need to update the specs for AirPods to include one new surprising feature: “stomach-proof”. One unlucky Taiwanese man discovered this the hard way. After falling asleep, Ben Hsu woke up

How to record Apple Music from your iPhone to your Mac

You can send any iPhone audio up the USB cable to your Mac, and record it. This even works with DRM Apple Music songs. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple videos explain iPhone AssistiveTouch, VoiceOver, Magnifier accessibility features

A series of videos from Apple Support walks users through setting up and using some of the features created for users with limited dexterity or vision. These explain AssistiveTouch, VoiceOver,

This single iPad knob costs almost $400

Would you pay $400 to add an aluminum knob to your iPad? No, of course not. But let's look (and laugh) at it anyway. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple Watch shipments shot up 49% last quarter

Apple’s wearable is turning into a real success. Shipments of Apple Watch grew 49 percent in the first three months of this year.And it makes up the lion’s share of all smartwatches. This company’s