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Check out how perfect these menus look on iOS

A menubar on iOS? Crazy right? But wait until you see these screenshots… (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Withings Move offers ECGs at anytime for a lot less than Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 4 isn’t the only wearable that offers on-demand electrocardiograms (ECGs) anymore. Withings’ new Move ECG is the first analog watch that delivers the same functionality — and for a

Colorful tray charges iPhone, Apple Watch and Air Pods in style

A tray is a stylish way to serve coffee or tea. Now there’s one able to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods at the same time. Gaze Lab didn’t neglect style as it set out to create the Gaze

Useful new iPhone battery case still allows Lightning port access

The Mophie Juice Pack Access extends the battery life of the newest iPhone models while still allowing the Lightning port to be used. Even better, the iPhone can still be wirelessly charged while in

Apple ‘in discussions’ over bringing RCS messaging to iOS

Apple is said to be “in discussions” over adding Rich Communications Services (RCS) to iOS. The upgrade to traditional text messaging would allow for some iMessage features — like read receipts and

This is the world’s most eco-friendly Google Assistant smart speaker

Smart speakers are something we expect to see a whole lot of at this year’s CES 2019, and the House of Marley isn’t disappointing us with its effort to get things moving. Among the multiple new

One cleverly designed charging hub works in 150 countries [Deals]

International travel comes with a lot of headaches. Charged devices are one of the most important things for any traveler, so going abroad means bringing along outlet adapters of all shapes and sizes.

Apple is quietly hyping HomeKit devices at CES 2019

Apple doesn’t really make its presence felt directly at CES. However, at 2019’s event it has ramped up its focus somewhat. No, Apple’s not unveiling the Apple Car at the gigantic tech lover’s event,

14 iPhone apps found communicating with malware server

Fourteen iOS apps have been discovered to be covertly sending information to the server associated with Android-based malware Golduck, which affected more than 10 million users. Golduck embedded

Speck’s cute, tough iPad case is perfectly designed for kids

Were your kids lucky enough to get a new iPad for the holidays? If so, you may be interested in the kid-friendly new iPad cases debuted in time for CES 2019 by the manufacturer Speck. Made of sturdy,

iTunes video and AirPlay 2 coming to Samsung’s Smart TVs

It would have sounded unthinkable just a couple years ago, but long-time Apple frenemy Samsung has announced that its Smart TVs will offer iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support.

Reliable source predicts 2019 iPhone with 3 oddly-arranged camera lenses

The 2019 iPhone will have a trio of camera lenses in an unusual configuration, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard rumors that Apple’s next model will have three

What to expect from Apple in 2019

Expect 2019 to be a big year for Apple’s iPad tablets. And for professional-grade Macs, too. The next 12 months won’t be as significant for the iPhone and Apple Watch lines, though there will

Tidur, Iina, Focos, and other unpronounceable apps of the week

This week we time our tea with Tidur, fix up our photos’ focus with Focos, watch movies with Iina, and map our minds right with WriteMapper. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Easily sync data among your Apple and non-Apple devices [Deals]

It’s good to have diversity in your personal technology, but the big companies don’t always make it easy. So when you’re using devices made by Apple, Google, Samsung, or other tech giants, you’ll find

7 reasons people are keeping old iPhones much longer [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 278]

Apple is set to make 5 billion dollars less this quarter than it previously expected, and one of the contributing factors is that the company sold fewer iPhone upgrades than it anticipated. People are

Boost your Instagram marketing game with automation [Deals]

Instagram is one of the most powerful platforms for promoting a product, service, or brand. By sharing images that relate to waht you do or sell, you can form powerful connections and make a strong

5 things Apple fans should watch for at CES 2019

Prepare your news feeds for an avalanche of gadget announcements. CES 2019 — the biggest electronics trade show in the world — is set to kick off in Las Vegas next week where nearly every tech company

Enter to win a brand new 12.9″ iPad Pro [Deals]

The new iPad Pro sure is drool-worthy. It’s completely redesigned, with powerful new capabilities that make it a compelling alternative to computers. At more than $1,500, the 12.9″ version isn’t

How to fix up your janky Portrait Photos with Focos

Focos is the essential toolbox for editing Portrait Mode photos on the iPhone and iPad. Today we’ll use it to fix up glitches when you shoot glass, and other transparent objects. (via Cult of Mac -