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How iPad is revolutionizing music production

Grammy award-winning music producer Henny Tha Bizness tells us how and why he make his his music exclusively on his iPad Pro, and why even old-school engineers love it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

App Store antitrust suit might make Supreme Court

Apple’s legal team could soon be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court to face an anti-trust case being levied against the company. U.S. Supreme Court justices heard an hour of arguments for an anti-trust

Save big on these extra-sweet Cyber Monday Deals

You finally made it through the Black Friday madness, but how about one more day of sweet deals? Save even bigger today with these Cyber Monday deals on gear, gadgets and software. Take a look at

FAANG stocks show signs of recovery after disastrous six weeks

Tech stocks have bounced back slightly after their dismal showing over the past month-and-a-half. Four out of the five FAANG stocks — Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook — rose more than 1

72-hour sale features great gear for iPhone photographers

Smartphone lens maker Moment is hosting a 72-hour sale with 150 accessories from 14 brands, a one-stop-shop if you’re looking for a special gift for your favorite mobile photographer. You can even

Apple will help build retail apps for luxury goods company

Apple is reportedly teaming up with luxury good business Kering — the company which owns brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, and others — to create a set of custom apps for use in

No, Microsoft didn’t overtake Apple as most valuable tech giant

A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that Microsoft briefly overtook Apple as the most valuable U.S. company. This followed several weeks of precipitous declines for Apple, which has

Falling iPhone orders may cause TSMC problems in 2019

A cutback in chip orders for Apple’s new iPhones is cited as one reason supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will post disappointing earnings for the first quarter of 2019.

Not so big in Japan? iPhone XR gets a local price drop

As rumored, Apple has slashed the price of the iPhone XR in Japan in an attempt to get more units into customers’ hands. The lower price tag is courtesy of NTT Docomo, the country’s main mobile

Tiny adapter makes your iPad into a MacBook’s second screen [Review]

Even a 15-inch MacBook Pro screen feels cramped when compared to a big desktop display. Too bad toting around a second screen for your laptop isn’t practical. But maybe it is. Luna Display is a tiny

Chillscape, Stagelight, Castro and other amazing apps of the week

This week we chill out with Chillscape, make music with Starlight, get excited for Darkroom on iPad, and something about sideloading audio. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Get an early start on Cyber Monday [Deals]

Cyber Monday only lasts one day, but what if I told you that you can get early access to some of those hot deals right now? If you missed out on deals during Black Friday, it’s not too late to score

Start swimming with Apple Watch [Cult of Mac Magazine]

A trip to the pool — with your Apple Watch on your wrist — is the perfect way to burn off those Thanksgiving carbs. Our quick guide to swimming with Apple Watch will give you key pointers to maximize

Today in Apple history: Toy Story 2 arrives in theaters

November 24, 1999: Steve Jobs gets another feather in his cap when Toy Story 2, the sequel to the 1995 Pixar hit, debuts in theaters. It goes on to become the first animated sequel in history to gross

Black Friday doesn’t end on Friday [Deals]

Black Friday’s gone but the deals aren’t. If you survived the chaos of Black Friday 2018, you can shop today for killer deals on apps, courses and gear — right from the safety of your home. Be sure to

Snow way! Fortnite leak all but confirms winter makeover

New files discovered in Fortnite’s latest update all but confirm a snowy map makeover is on the way. An approaching storm cloud appeared in Battle Royale earlier this week, leading fans to speculate

How to control the dark mode in iOS 12’s Books app

The iOS12 Books app has a dark mode, but how do you switch it on and off? The answer isn’t what you might think. Check out our how-to. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

And our iPhone XS Max/Casetify giveaway winner is …

Isamar Mejia says she was shocked when she found out she won an iPhone XS Max and a massive Casetify case bundle in Cult of Mac’s latest giveaway. “At first I thought I was dreaming,” she said in an

Last chance! We’ll pay an extra $20 for your old devices

With big discounts to be had on Apple devices for Cyber Monday, it’s a great time to upgrade. And you’ll have even more cash to put toward your new iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac if you sell your

Apple recruits new creatives for its in-house ad efforts

Apple has reportedly “poached” two teams of creatives from the U.K. advertising agency Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO to join its own in-house efforts. The pairings of Mike Crowe and Rob Messeter, and Caio