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Citibank is worried about weak iPhone XR sales

Financial services group Citibank has concerns about iPhone XR demand — and it’s worried that this will affect chip stocks. In a new note to clients, Citi analyst Atif Malik downgraded Skyworks

2018 iPad Pro teardown reveals a bunch of big improvements

iFixit has finally gotten around to tearing apart the 2018 iPad Pro. Unsurprisingly, it has discovered lots of big improvements under the hood of Apple’s latest tablet, and more chips than you can

iPhone triumphs over local rivals on record Chinese shopping day

The iPhone outsold Chinese rivals on Alibaba platforms during China’s Singles Day on November 11. Singles’ Day is a holiday in which people not in a relationship buy themselves gifts. Alibaba, the

Fortnite is firing a mounted turret into Battle Royale

This week’s Fortnite update will bring a mounted turret to Battle Royale. The new weapon will need to be fixed to the ground and is likely to pack a ton of power — but you’ll need to watch how you use

Broadway ditches heavy production books for iPads

Broadway producers are ditching the heavy, 10-pound production books they currently use for shows in favor of iPads. These books contain details — swapped out for each new production — about script

Apple’s new iPad Pro keyboard case is slim but pricey [Review]

Anyone planning use a 2018 iPad Pro for business probably needs an add-on keyboard. Apple’s own offering in this category is the Smart Keyboard Folio, which wraps tightly around this new tablet, both

HotSawz, Procreate, GarageBand and other amazing apps of the week

This week we chill out with the retro-tastic Mellowsound synth, check out the essential new QWERTY keyboard support for GarageBand, explore a huge update to (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Score more than 30 productivity tools for your Mac [Deals]

It pays to stock up on utilities for Mac, whether to record desktop video, clean up drives, or boost productivity. Unfortunately top shelf Mac tools also come with a cost. So this bundle of more than

We finally know all the 2018 iPad Pro specs

The last specifications of the new iPad Pro models just recently came to light. Apple unveiled this model at the end of last month but there are some very important technical details this company

Beware of iPhone X screen failure, 13-inch MacBook hard drive problem

A faulty component in some iPhone X units can cause the display to malfunction. Apple also just announced that some 13-inch MacBook Pro units have a hard drive problem. Apple will fix the screen or

Is the new iPad Pro too ‘pro’ for you? [Cult of Mac Magazine]

It looks stunning. Its A12X Bionic chip packs a wallop. And the addition of a USB-C port brings strange new powers. However, the new iPad Pro also costs a pretty penny. Do you really need all that

Your Apple Watch doesn’t need to live on your wrist: Bucardo’s Apple Watch charm necklaces

Need a little extra flare in your Apple Watch game? Bucardo’s Apple Watch charm necklaces transform your Apple Watch into a beautiful accessory, and we took it for a little spin in our unboxing video!

Snag awesome Apple accessories for a fraction the price [Deals]

Want to enhance the goodness you get from your Apple devices? So do we, so we’ve rounded up four of the best deals on Apple accessories in the Cult of Mac Deals, just in time for the holidays. There’s

Go nude with this crystal-clear iPhone case and tempered-glass screen protector

There’s nothing worse than bulking up your beautiful, sleek iPhone with awkward, beefy cases. But it’s all in the name of protection right? I decided to test out two of Just Mobile’s incredibly slim

Try these powerful 2018 iPad Pro keyboard tricks

These keyboard tricks let you remote-control your new 2018 iPad Pro with a keyboard, switch apps, play music, search for anything, take a screenshot, and trigger Face ID, all without touching the

Apple tech saves you from ever putting headphones on backward

Apple removed the headphone jack. Soon, it may take away something else – the L and R on the headphones. Microphones in the ear cups would detect which ear is which and send each ear the proper

Apple promises to donate to California fire relief efforts

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed this morning that his company will donate to help relief efforts related to fires ravaging Northern and Southern California. The town of Paradise, California, in NorCal was

Amazon gets green light to sell more Apple products

Amazon shoppers are about to see a whole lot more Apple products on the retailer’s online storefront. Apple and Amazon have reportedly inked a deal that allows Amazon to sell Apple’s newest iPhones

Paris Apple Store on Champs-Élysées will be très fabuleux

Paris’ new flagship Apple Store finally got an official opening day: the retail location on the iconic Champs-Élysées will open its doors next Sunday. In addition to offering iPhones, Mac, and more to

Blind surfer shows how iPhone’s VoiceOver feature is a game-changer

Apple gave fans a heartwarming glimpse at how the iPhone and Apple Watch have helped a blind veteran gain more independence on his path to becoming a competition-winning surfer. In a new post on its