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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

Apple will defend App Store pricing in court next week

Apple rakes in billions of dollars from the App Store. However, its future ability to do so could be challenged if a federal court rules against the company. On Monday, Apple will defend its app

MacBook Pro gets smokin’ fast Vega GPUs, and Apple’s super-secret return and exchange program, on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Did you know about Apple’s super-secret special return and exchange policy? We’ll tell you what it is, and how to use it if you’re unhappy with your Apple purchase but

Score great Black Friday deals without leaving your couch

Black Friday is finally upon us, and if you’re having trouble getting off the couch to face the throngs, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up top Black Friday deals on apps, courses and

Steve Jobs Theater wins award for ‘structural artistry’

The Steve Jobs Theater has earned an award for Structural Artistry from The Institute of Structural Engineers. Located on the Apple Park campus and opened last September, the theater received

Google reached peak iPhone in 2012, but Apple won’t be losing sleep

Both global and U.S. search interest in the iPhone peaked in September 2012, around the time of the iPhone 5 launch, Google Trends reveals. The stat is pointed out in a new Bloomberg report, titled,

CSR Racing 2 lets you restore and race top classic cars

CSR Racing 2, one of the best and most popular racing games on iOS, just received a great update. The new “Legends” refresh adds 15 new cars from the 1960s through the modern today, including the

Light up Black Friday Cyber Monday with big deals on Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

Once the friends and family have polished off the leftover turkey, it’s time for the fun part of Thanksgiving weekend — shopping and saving money. The Cult of Mac Watch Store has you covered through

Cult of Mac’s gift guides make holiday shopping simple

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that buying for other people is a pain. If they haven’t told you exactly what they want for the holidays, where do you even start? What if you end up

Make sure you get copies of all your family’s photos this holiday season

Here are three great ways to grab the photos of your family’s iDevices this holiday season, wired and wireless, slow, fast, and faster. Let’s check them out. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture