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Lightroom might be the best camera app on iOS

Lightroom for the iPhone and iPad has a built-in camera, and it might just be the best camera app on iOS. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

2018 MacBook Pro owners complain of crackling speakers

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro lineup has bigger and better speakers than previous machines, but some users haven’t been enjoying improved sound. Instead, they hear crackling when they play music or watch

Maximize SEO with one massively discounted tool [Deals]

A website lives or dies on whether it shows up in search results. That’s why search engine optimization (SEO) is its own industry. But you don’t need an extra degree to boost your site’s SEO. You need

Google Pixel 3 XL leaks out in early unboxing photos

Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 XL, which will arrive this fall to do battle with Apple’s larger iPhone, has leaked out early in a series of unboxing photos. The images give us our best look yet at the

Take back your music library with Cesium [50 Essential iOS Apps #46]

Cesium offers a better music library experience, similar to the old Music app (the "iPod app"), making it easy to view and enjoy your personal library. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Homeland Security finds vulnerabilities on millions of U.S. cellphones

A research project funded by the Department of Homeland Security has discovered a “slew” of vulnerabilities in the mobile devices offered by the four main U.S. cell phone carriers. These

Amazon’s Prime Now app lets Whole Foods shoppers get curbside pickup

As if Amazon customers needed yet more to make their Prime subscription worth it, select Prime users can now take advantage of a new curbside grocery pickup feature at their local Whole Foods. The

Apple Pay Cash ad shows us how to argue over dinner bills in 2018

Apple Pay Cash is the easiest way to send money between iPhone users. And it gives us a whole new way to argue over who pays for dinner — as Apple demonstrates in its latest ad from the “Just text

Today in Apple history: It’s time to ‘Think different’

August 8, 1997: At Macworld Expo, Steve Jobs introduces the world to Apple’s new slogan, “Think different.” The catchy marketing reassures fans that Apple is exiting its mid-1990s dark age and once

Jin Lee’s Korean epic Pachinko is headed to Apple TV

Apple was the high bidder for the rights to create a TV series based on Pachinko, a best-selling book about a Korean family written by Min Jin Lee. This is one of nearly two dozen TV programs Apple is

Tim Cook: We’re not doing Apple Music for the money

In a short interview for Fast Company, Tim Cook raves about his love of music, and talks about Apple’s reasons for getting into the space with Apple Music. “I couldn’t make it through a workout

Apple Watch helps Aussie man discover a hole in his heart

People sometimes say the loss of a loved one has left a hole in their heart. A young Australian man discovered he had a literal one. And this serious medical condition wouldn’t have been diagnosed

You can now disable conversation view in Gmail for iOS

You can now disable conversation view inside the official Gmail app for iOS. Google has added the option to view messages individually because some people prefer this, it says. Users already have the

Snapchat blames big redesign for decline in active users

Snapchat has blamed the lingering effects of its disastrous redesign for a decline in its number of daily active users. The messaging company reported its Q2 earnings yesterday. One of the key

We read Apple’s 19-page privacy declaration so you don’t have to

Privacy has become a hot-button issue, and a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives recently sent Apple some questions about iPhone privacy protections. These were about location tracking,

Why you should use iOS 12’s Do Not Disturb at Bedtime all day long

Despite its name, iOS 12's Do Not Disturb at Bedtime can be used to hide stressful notifications all day long, while still making them easy to check. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Alex Jones ‘patriots’ rush to App Store to download Infowars app

Fans of Infowars radio host Alex Jones have flocked to the Apple App Store to grab what’s left of his voice on social media. The iOS app Infowars Official was ranked the fourth most popular news app

macOS Mojave plays nicer with Outlook than ever

The tool Apple built to help Windows users switch to a Mac underwent significant improvements in the latest beta of maxcOS Mojave. It can now transfer accounts and documents from Microsoft Outlook.

One app keeps all your cloud storage under control

This post is presented by iMobie. These days, cloud storage is pretty much a must. It’s so common that many of us use at least two cloud services — maybe iCloud for photos and music, Google Drive for

iOS 12 beta 5 isn’t just for developers anymore

Developers got access to the fifth iOS 12 beta last week, and now anyone who’s interested can install this pre-release version on their iPhone and iPad. While work is still progressing on iOS 12, and