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Twitter is changing the way it shows when a tweet has been removed

Twitter wants to make it more obvious when a tweet is in breach of its Twitter rules. As a result, it is introducing a small interface tweak to make it more transparent when a tweet has been taken

Unleash the beast! Go faux crocodile with Strapa’s Crocodilus Apple Watch band

Shiny new Apple Watch? Why not deck it out with a classy leather Apple Watch band — the Crocodilus band from Strapa, available in the Cult of Mac Apple Watch store? Strapa’s Crocodilus band is

Latest mophie powerstation battery designed for your MacBook

mophie’s name for the powerstation USB-C 3XL doesn’t roll off the tongue, but there are plenty of MacBook/MacBook Pro users who should check it out anyway. This 26,000mAh battery is designed to

Rare diamonds and gold send Lux Apple Watch price soaring above $1 million

If you think $529 is a lot to pay for a new Apple Watch then you aren’t the target market for a Lux Watch 4. These are produced by Brikk, who takes Apple’s wearable and lavishes on gold and precious

Geek-chic Koozies will make you ‘Drink Different’

Apple products solve a lot of problems, but neither Siri nor an A12 bionic chip can keep a beer cold. There is, however, a set of Mac-themed beverage Koozies ready to handle the task with a humorous

Best USB-C accessories for Macs and iOS devices

We chose the best USB-C hubs/docks, battery packs, cables/adapters, chargers, and hard drives. Check out our list of the best USB-C accessories. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

Apple could dump Intel processors in 2020

A major change to Mac laptops and desktops could be coming in the next few years. A respected analyst is the latest to say that Apple will put its own A-series processors in its Mac computers rather

Woz fires up a blockchain-powered VC firm

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is ready to hop aboard the blockchain hype train with his latest venture that specializes in blockchain tech. Equi Global, a venture capital firm powered by blockchain,

How to use the new iOS Comic Book photo filter

iOS 12’s amazing new Comic Book filter is buried deep inside the Messages app, but it’s worth digging out. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

World’s largest Mac collection goes up for sale

If one Mac is good then 1,100 of them is better, right? That used to be the philosophy of Roland Borsky, but the costs of storing a computer collection that dates back decades is forcing the Austrian

How to download all the data Apple has on you

Apple’s refreshed Privacy website is live, giving U.S. users the ability to download all of their data from Apple. The website explains how and why Apple products are “designed to protect your

Mom-and-pop shops cost Apple Music (and artists) billions

The music industry loses $2.65B annually because small businesses are using music streaming services like Apple Music or Spotify without a license. Nielsen Music surveyed 5,000 small business around

Dragalia Lost gets its first event for Halloween

Nintendo’s newest mobile game just kicked off its first event in time for Halloween. Dragalia Lost players can enjoy playing with new adventurers, Wyrmprints, and dragons. You will also bag a Tenfold

You can now fly Skydio’s R1 drone with your Apple Watch

If you’ve ever dreamed of controlling a state-of-the-art drone with just a few taps of the wrist, today is your lucky day. That’s because a new software update for Californian drone-makers’ Skydio

Dive into UI/UX design with 9 comprehensive courses [Deals]

The way we interact with our machines is changing fast. That means tons of opportunity to make your mark in a fast-growing field. But one does not simply walk into the UI/UX field; you need to learn

Ember smart mug gets Apple Health integration for caffeine tracking

It’s not every day that a coffee mug becomes one of TIME magazine’s inventions of the year. But that’s exactly what happened with the Ember smart mug, a drink receptacle which uses high tech thermal

Nearly a quarter of Apple employees plan to delete Facebook accounts

The recent Facebook data breach freaked out several Apple employees enough for them to consider deleting their accounts, according to an anonymous survey of tech employees by the app Blind. Of 256

Fortnite challenges for season 6, week 4 leak out

Prepare yourself for this week’s Fortnite Battle Royale challenges by taking a sneak glimpse at what’s to come. Week four’s challenges for season six won’t be officially live until Thursday, but this

Today in Apple history: Performa 6360 is a low-cost multimedia Mac

October 17, 1996: Apple launches its Performa 6360 Mac in North America, sold elsewhere as the Power Macintosh 6300/160. An impressive multimedia Mac, the Performa 6360 comes bundled with a TV/video

Multiple sneaky subscription apps disappear from App Store

Apple is seeming cracking down on some of the dodgier subscription apps in the App Store, following reports highlighting the actions of certain unscrupulous apps and app-makers. Out of the 17 apps