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Today in Apple history: iPhone 6 sells record 10 million units at launch

September 22, 2014: Apple notches a new sales record with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, selling a massive 10 million units in the first weekend the handsets go on sale. The eagerly anticipated phones

All the new iPhone XS, XR and XS Max features you need to know

Just got a new iPhone XS but are confused about where to find all of its amazing new features? Apple just put out a new video that gives an in-depth look at all the fun new stuff you can do with the

iOS 12 automatically saves iMessage photos to your Photos library

iOS 12 saves your iMessage photos to your camera roll, so you never a lose a picture again. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Set up your new iPhone XS the right way

For many people, the iPhone XS will be radically different from previous iPhones. Despite this, the iPhone setup process hasn’t changed much. However, while you might find yourself on familiar ground,

Unboxing and hands-on with the iPhone XS in gold

Today Apple finally released the iPhone XS, XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. Now, in true Cult of Mac YouTube tradition, we’ve gotten our hands on it and made an unboxing video. You can see the full

Belkin’s gorgeous dock charges iPhone XS and Apple Watch with style

iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 owners looking for the perfect chargers to both of their new devices just got a lot of love from Belkin with a dock that works on both iPhones and Apple Watch.

Tim Cook greets customers at Palo Alto Apple Store

Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Apple Store employees in Palo Alto, Calif. this morning to greet customers as they arrived to purchase the latest Apple Watch or iPhone. This is a fall tradition for Cook,

‘Better You’ Apple Watch Series 4 ad is here to motivate you

Creating a better, more active version of yourself just got a whole lot easier today with the release of Apple Watch Series 4. To celebrate its new wearable, Apple put out a fun 30-second ad on its

TAG Heuer’s new smartwatch is a steal at $198,000

Remember that time the world thought Apple had gone mad because it launched a $17,000 Apple Watch Edition? That figure is dwarfed by the price of TAG Heuer’s new luxury smartwatch, the Connected

How to get the best price for your old Apple Watch

Your shiny new Apple Watch Series 4 is finally on your wrist. What are you going to do with your old one? It might seem like a relic now, but it’s probably still worth a small fortune — if you sell it

How to upgrade your new iPhone XS

Setting up a new iPhone XS is easy, but there a a few tricks that make the process even smoother. Check out our guide on how to upgrade iPhone XS. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

These Bluetooth earbuds can groove for days [Deals]

Bluetooth audio is popular because it’s portable, wireless and generally convenient. Unfortunately, it’s also energy-intensive, so commutes or trips to the gym often need to be coordinated with

Unscientific drop test pits Apple’s new iPhones against iPhone X

The world’s not fair. Most people haven’t even gotten their hands on the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and already a video of Apple’s top newest handsets being purposely damaged has shown up

Is iPhone XS Apple’s worst ‘S’ phone? Catch the conversation this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Is iPhone XS the worst Apple “S” phone of all time? We compare the XS to Apple’s other flagship “S” releases. Plus: We round up what reviewers are saying about iPhone XS and

iPhone XS user guide suggests AirPower isn’t quite dead yet

With no mention of it during the iPhone XS keynote, and little sign of it on Apple’s website, it was beginning to look like AirPower had been wiped entirely from Apple’s plans. But it seems the

Huawei van trolls Apple on day of iPhone XS launch

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei recently stole Apple’s crown as the world’s second biggest smartphone maker on volume. But it’s still keen to position itself as a scrappy young upstart, jabbing away

Today in Apple history: Google comes out of beta

September 21, 1999: A little startup called Google comes out of beta, with the launch of a website that will let the general public easily search the internet for information. To Apple, which is

Captain America star Chris Evans signs on for Apple TV series

Chris “Captain America” Evans is the latest star to sign on for an original Apple TV series. Evans will star in and executive produce Defending Jacob, a limited series based on a best-selling novel

Some iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 preorders delayed by UPS

Some iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 buyers are disappointed after finding out that their shiny new devices won’t be arriving today as expected. A number of customers are reporting

Smiling Apple fans show off their new haul of devices

Forget Amazon’s Prime Day, Black Friday, or Cyber Monday — if you’re an Apple fan, the biggest non-holiday day of the year is new device day. And it’s finally here! As of 8am local time on Friday,