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The key to nailing that big job interview is proper preparation [Deals]

So you’ve lined up that big job interview … what now? Maybe you’ll do dry runs with friends, look up examples of other interviews online, or read up on the company and the people you’ll be speaking

Instagram might kill the like count on photos

Instagrammers’ obsession with likes might be coming to an abrupt end. The photo sharing social network revealed today that it is looking into ways to alleviate pressure on its app. One of the proposed

Apple Music faces fresh competition from Amazon’s new free option

Amazon just launched a free streaming music service for its smart speakers. This is further competition for Apple Music and Spotify, who are battling it out in the paid music subscription business.

OtterBox launches handsome textured cases for 2018 iPhone models

While OtterBox is best known for big, massively protective cases, it also offers ones for people looking for something more fashionable. Today it introduced four new cases with a range of textures and

Concept iPhone packs giant virtual display and keyboard

A new concept iPhone explores the possibility of pico projectors creating a full-size external display and keyboard, essentially turning the handset into a mobile desktop. Watch a video of this

How to sanitize your Safari history on iOS

Safari can delete just the last hour of your browsing history, or the last day or two. Here's how to clear Safari history the right way. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

macOS 10.15 will bring better integration with Apple Watch

Apple Watch might get some new Mac-related powered when macOS 10.15 is unveiled at WWDC 2019. Mac users can currently use the Apple Watch to unlock their Mac, but a new report claims Apple is planning

Will Chris Hemsworth’s new fitness app get you ripped like Thor? [Review]

I’m a big Chris Hemsworth fan. The guy is walking workout inspiration. I spend hours at the gym hoping that one day I’ll achieve Thor-style arms. But so far, no luck. That’s why Centr, Hemsworth’s new

Apple likely paid $6 billion in Qualcomm settlement

Qualcomm probably didn’t get the full $7 billion payment it was hoping to score from Apple as a result of the two companies’ wide-ranging legal battle. Full details of the settlement between Apple and

Take your fitness and training to the next level with ActionSleeve

Apple Watch is the new paradigm of health and fitness in tech. It’s a powerful workout companion and has revolutionized the way we calculate fitness goals and monitor health stats. For those of us who

Apple massively expands its global recycling programs

Apple’s efforts to be the greenest company in tech continue with a major expansion to its global recycling programs. It will be easier than ever for customers to send old iPhone units off for

2019 iPhone could bring hidden 12MP selfie cameras

Apple’s next-generation iPhone lineup could feature 12-megapixel front-facing cameras for even sharper selfies, according to one reliable analyst. Apple is also expected to use a new coating that will

Samsung will ‘thoroughly inspect’ broken Galaxy Fold handsets

Samsung has vowed to “thoroughly inspect” Galaxy Fold handsets that suffered failures just days after making their way into the hands of reviewers. The South Korean company hasn’t offered an

Apple wants to put some more marketing muscle behind Apple News

Apple is looking to beef up its Apple News team, according to new job listings the company has recently posted on LinkedIn. Among other positions, Apple is looking to hire a new growth marketing

Save 97% on a lifetime of powerful VPN protection [Deals]

At this point, if you’re not going online through a VPN, you’re doing it wrong. The threats to security and privacy are growing, so the time is now to protect your digital life. And this deal offers

Beyoncé’s Lemonade album finally lands on Apple Music

Update: Beyoncé’s acclaimed Lemonade album finally arrived on Apple Music — three years after its debut. Originally dropped on April 23, 2016, Lemonade is the singer’s sixth studio album and second

Apple highlights accessories in its 2019 Mother’s Day gift guide

Sunday May 12 is Mother’s Day in the United States — meaning that you’ve got got just under one month to pick your mom up something that lets you know how much you appreciate her. While flowers or

Pair of lawsuits claim Apple mislead investors on falling iPhone sales

Did Apple mislead investors by not coming clean sooner about the drop in iPhone sales? That’s what a pair of new class action lawsuits suggest. The suits were filed by City of Roseville employees’

Wisconsin wants out of its $4 billion Foxconn deal

The governor of Wisconsin wants to renegotiate the deal in which iPhone-assembler Foxconn would have received $4 billion in subsidies and infrastructure spending in exchange for employing 13,000

Crazy ‘iPhone Z’ concept takes folding phones to a new level

Caviar, the Russian company behind some of the craziest iPhone mods we’ve ever seen, has come out with its first folding iPhone concept design video today and as you’d expect, it’s absolutely wild.