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Apple Pencil with a built-in screen is genius

A next-generation Apple Pencil could have a built-in touchscreen. And it’s apparently an actual improvement, not just something bolted on to make it cost more. The display would let the user know what

Change these settings to make your Apple Watch battery last all day

The Series 5 can last all day with its Always On display enabled. To get even better Apple Watch battery life, change these settings. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Robert Forster’s final performance will be on Apple TV+

Apple’s Amazing Stories TV series will contain the last acting performance by Oscar-nominated actor Robert Forster. New details on the new series produced by Steven Spielberg were revealed this week

iPhone 11 sales took off like a rocket

The iPhone 11 along with the Pro series reportedly accounted for a sizable chunk of Apple’s August-through-September handset sales, even though they were only available for two weeks during that

Apple TV app is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices

With just days to spare before the launch of Apple TV+, Apple has brought its TV app to Amazon streaming devices. This means that owners of the Fire TV Stick 4K, second-gen Fire TV Stick and Fire TV

Huawei CEO spotted with an iPad at the airport

Huawei may be waging war on Apple in terms of sales, but it’s pretty clear whose devices Huawei’s CEO prefers. Spoiler: It’s seemingly not Huawei’s. An image on Chinese social media shows Huawei CEO

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Apple chipmaker racing ahead with its next next-gen nanometer process

Apple chipmaker TSMC is busy preparing the nanometer process for its next-next generation chips, which could find their way into future Apple devices. The leading chipmaking giant has secured 30

Catalina update bricks some unlucky Macs

A seemingly small number of Mac users are reporting that their machines have been bricked after upgrading to macOS Catalina. It is believed a potentially unsuccessful EFI firmware update is

Learn a new language through actual conversations [Deals]

Plenty of us want to learn a new language. But no matter what app or book we study, there’s no substitute for conversations with native speakers. HelloTalk connects you with native speakers to chat

Judge Dredd: Crime Files brings lawman of the future to App Store

Famed 2000AD lawman Judge Dredd has arrived in the App Store. Get ready for Judge Dredd: Crime Files: a collectible card-based strategy adventure RPG. Boasting all your favorite Dredd characters and a

Woman uses Apple Watch to prevent sexual assault

A woman’s Apple Watch may have helped save her from an assault from a would-be rapist, a recent court case revealed. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was in her apartment in Calgary

Powerful video editor LumaFusion now even better on iOS

LumaFusion, the powerful and popular video editing app for iOS, just got a big update that adds a number of welcome new features. It can now access external drives in iOS 13 — and use custom fonts.

AT&T subcribers suffering lengthy voicemail outage

Many AT&T customers in the U.S. are experiencing voicemail issues amid a lenthy outage. Some customers say they have been unable to access messages since September. AT&T is aware of the issue,

Morgan Stanley thinks Apple TV+ could have 136 million subs by 2025

Apple TV+ hasn’t even launched yet, but already investment gurus are seeing cartoon-style dollar signs in their eyes. According to Morgan Stanley analysts, Apple TV+ could be a $9 billion-per-year

CNN’s ‘NewsCo’ will take on Apple News+

CNN is creating a news aggregator that will collect content from a variety of sources, with some portion of the service requiring a subscription. If this sounds familiar, it’s because that’s exactly

Gorgeous Apple Watch band makes canvas look better than ever

No one considers canvas to be an obviously attractive material. Not unless you have an unhealthy relationship with tents. But pair it with leather and slap it on an Apple Watch and, boy, does it look

One month in, I’m hooked on Apple Arcade [Review]

A month has passed, and I have mixed feelings about Apple Arcade. Is it better than other gaming options? A video Apple Arcade review. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

3 companies could take over Apple Watch production

Apple Watch might go through a big change behind the scenes. Until now, this wearable has been assembled mostly by Quanta, but that’s reportedly going to change next year. No less than three companies

This app puts a multitrack recorder inside almost any music app

4Pockets' new MultiTrack Recorder Plugin puts a full-featured audio recorder inside an Audio Unit host on iPhone or iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)