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Cloudflare, Darkroom and other great apps of the week

This week we check out Podcast app Pocket Casts, add grain to our RAW images with Darkroom, and speed up the entire internet with Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Brydge taunts us with iPad Pro keyboard we can’t have

An accessory maker shared a picture of something many people would love: a clip-on iPad Pro keyboard with a trackpad. Sadly, Brydge’s concept device just isn’t possible because iOS doesn’t support

Insta360 Nano S turns your iPhone into a 360 degree camera [Deals]

The latest iPhone’s camera is almost near perfect in every way. The only thing missing is real time photos and videos in 360 degrees. This is where the Insta360 Nano steps in; creating a new immersive

Best gifts for Apple Watch fans [Gift Guide 2018]

Don’t leave your holiday shopping until the last minute. With Cult of Mac’s handy gift guides, you can find the perfect presents and get them all early for a stress-free December. Our guides are

One wonderful week with the new iPad Pro [Cult of Mac Magazine]

Seven sinfully satisfying days. That’s what the Cult of Mac staffers who ponied up for the new iPad Pro describe as they recount their first wonderful week with the stunning Apple tablet. (Even the

Pick the power pack that fits your needs [Deals]

When it comes to mobile devices, you can never have too much power. Being mobile means being away from wall outlets when you need them most, so we’ve rounded up some of the very best deals on portable

Best gifts for iPad fans [Gift Guide 2018]

The holiday shopping season has rudely crept up on us, which means it’s time to start buying for friends and loved ones who have been good this year. Fortunately for you, Cult of Mac is here to help.

Adobe Lightroom plays nice with new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Adobe added fresh tasks to its iOS version of Lightroom so that it can be used with Apple’s newest mobile tools. Beginning today, Lightroom Mobile will support both the latest iPad Pro models and the

Roli Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition adds touch control to Mac

Roli's Songmaker Kit GarageBand Edition has deep hooks into the Mac app, and amazing touch-sensitive controllers. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Best gifts for iPhone fans [Gift Guide 2018]

With the holidays right around the corner, you should have started your shopping by now. And if you’re anything like the rest of us, you’re already fed up of it. That’s why Cult of Mac is here to

Watch an iPad Pro bend with embarrassing ease

An 11-inch iPad Pro and Apple Pencil were the focus of what seemed like a routine unboxing video. That is until the host used his bare hands to destroy both devices. If you’re among the 2.7 million

Your GPS is about to become way more accurate

Phones and other devices located in the U.S. are now permitted to access signals coming from the European equivalent of the GPS system, named for the astronomer Galileo. This should make them

Sweet new accessory puts a different spin on Mac

The Microsoft Dial, one of the innovative features of the company’s Surface Studio, is coming to Mac. Well, kind of. Taking the form of a hockey puck-style knob, the Dial offers another way to

Walmart set to become a bigger online retailer than Apple

Walmart will overtake Apple to become the third largest e-commerce retailer in the United States over the holiday season, analysts at eMarketer predict. According to the firm, Amazon will remain in

Deck out your MacBook ahead of Black Friday [Deals]

Pretty much every MacBook user can benefit from a good accessory. So we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on the best peripherals for MacBooks, just in time for Black Friday. Below you’ll find

Ditch the Apple Watch Sport band, get Shift instead

A pair of avid runners turned engineers have reinvented the watch band into something kind of genius, and we’ve got it in the Cult of Mac Watch Store. Your Apple Watch provides a torrent of

Black Friday steals, MacBook Pro’s new Vega GPUs and strange Steve Jobs stories, on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: You need to be prepared if you want to lock down the best prices on the best gadgets this Black Friday. We’ll tell you the strategies to use to grab all the good deals most

Apple’s Certified Refurbished Online Store gets a design upgrade

Apple has debuted a new look for its Certified Refurbished Online Store, giving it bigger pictures and easier navigation options. Previously, Apple’s Certified Refurbished was nothing special,

Swiss banks accused of colluding to hurt Apple Pay

Switzerland is opening up an investigation into whether major banks colluded to fight off the threat of mobile payments services such as Apple Pay. The banks, which include Credit Suisse and

iPhone XR suppliers say they expect a slowdown next year

Sources with knowledge of two of the touch module suppliers for the iPhone XR say the companies expect to see a slowdown in shipments in the first quarter of 2019. The two companies are TPK Holding
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