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iOS App Dock could migrate to the iPhone’s edges

Apple is considering bending an iPhone display around the sides of the device, making additional room for buttons and status notifications. This isn’t a new concept, as rival devices have does

iPhone sales could take hit in one of the most Apple-mad countries

The Japanese government is considering a move to block carriers from bundling the cost of smartphones into monthly services fees. This comes after regulators last month said Apple violated anti-trust

Dark Sky weather app gets a complete redesign

Dark Sky 6.0 brings a complete redesign, and even adds -- wait for it -- multiple locations! (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple scraps a bunch of Watch bands ahead of September event

Apple has removed a bunch of Apple Watch bands from its online store while many others are sold out ahead of its annual September event. It seems likely Apple will introduce new band designs and

Woz wades into murky cryptocurrency waters

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has lived the risk-to-riches story. He built computers in a garage with a good partner and we all know how that turned out. But red flags are waving as the Woz takes an

Apple could fix Tesla’s crippling production problems

Tesla is struggling to get its cars into customer’s hands. Apple is quietly developing its own self-driving car. The two should team up, according to one investor. Apple would provide its long

Parallels 14 brings macOS Mojave support, big speed boost

Parallels, the popular virtualization software for Mac, just got a massive upgrade. Version 14 comes with macOS Mojave support and a significant speed boost, as well as welcome storage optimizations.

Netflix wants to stop paying Apple a cut of its earnings

Netflix is among the highest-grossing apps in the App Store, but that might not be the case for much longer. That’s because the video streaming company is supposedly looking for ways to bypass iTunes

App Store isn’t just about games any more

Apple’s worth a crazy amount of money these days, but what really separates it from previous eras is that it no longer lives or dies by one product. Look at any part of Apple’s business and you’ll

Save 93 percent on a crash course in Google AdWords [Deals]

Promoting a product or brand online means making the most of Google AdWords. So if you’re not set up with AdWords, or just want to know how to make better use of Google’s online advertising system,

Epic denies that Fortnite is coming to Apple TV [Update]

Updated 3:20 p.m. August 21: Epic Games says it does not plan to bring Fortnite to Apple TV after all. “References to tvOS in the Fortnite files are the result of general Unreal Engine support for the

Apple switching suppliers to cut production costs

Apple may have just passed the $1 trillion mark, but it’s still looking for ways to save money. In its efforts to keep manufacturing costs as low as possible, the company is supposedly shifting

You can now use Apple Pay at Costco warehouses in the U.S.

You can now use Apple Pay at all 750 Costco warehouses across the United States. The retailer is also retrofitting its gas stations with contactless readers, although only a small number of these have

Today in Apple history: Apple fan Jerry Seinfeld joins the dark side

August 21, 2008: Microsoft recruits comedian Jerry Seinfeld for a series of ads. It’s a naked attempt to shake the company’s reputation as a stodgy oldster (as opposed to Apple’s trendsetting hipster

Shoppers perform citizen’s arrest on would-be Apple Store thieves

The latest snatch-and-grab Apple Store robbery didn’t turn out all that well for the thieves. Over the weekend, the Apple Store at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, California, was targeted by three men

Logitech’s new vertical mouse packs pro features into ergonomic design

To create its new vertical mouse, Logitech borrowed from its expertise creating peripherals for players of first-person shooters. The goal? A kill shot aimed straight at the ugly heart of repetitive

Fresh new betas of iOS 12, macOS Mojave arrive for developers and the public

Monday is Beta Day at Apple. Today brought shiny new versions of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. The newest versions are only for developers, but the public just got access to the iOS 12 and Mojave betas

Apple could pay a price for iPhone X’s outrageous success

A few months ago, analysts were predicting that terrible sales of the iPhone X would devastate the company. They were wrong. Today, an analyst says very strong sales of the iPhone X are going to

Expect a more powerful Mac mini Pro this fall

The last time Apple gave any love to the Mac mini was way back in 2014. But a refresh is reportedly coming. This inexpensive macOS desktop is apparently popular with developers and server farms. The

Use Siri Shortcuts to quickly send photos to your family

Today, we're going to see a much easier way to send a photo to multiple recipients, using Siri Shortcuts, or Apple's Workflow. It's so simple that it should be built in to the iPhone. (via Cult of Mac