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iPhone should prioritize battery over design, says ex-Apple evangelist

Apple’s former “chief evangelist” Guy Kawasaki thinks the company has made a massive mistake by prioritizing sleek smartphone design over improved battery life. “If Apple introduced a phone that had

Get the most out of your MacBook with these Mac apps [Deals]

Whether you need to download YouTube video, manage your day-to-day tasks or recover old files, Cult of Mac Deals has you covered with three great Mac apps on sale today. 2Do -$29.99 (Orig. $49.99) 2Do

Weak iPhone demand rumors put the hurt on Apple stock

Apple stock has continued to slide in the wake of negative stories about iPhone order numbers. AAPL shares lost up 2 percent in premarket trading. At time of writing, they are valued at $193.53 per

Apple reportedly cuts both iPhone XR and XS orders

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has reduced its orders for both the iPhone XS and iPhone XR. This comes at a time when the overall smartphone market is slowing down. This is supposedly

Tim Cook: Tech hasn’t done enough to push gender diversity

Tim Cook thinks the tech industry has “missed” doing enough to push gender diversity to break up the male dominated culture in Silicon Valley. Cook answered the question as part of an Axios interview

Tumblr vanishes from the App Store

Tumblr is gone from the iOS App Store, but exactly why remains a mystery. Still, there’s speculation that Apple cracked down on the blogging app for being used to disseminate content that violates

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