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Tinder Loops show videos before you swipe left

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how about a video? The dating service Tinder now lets you upload a very short video along with pictures. The idea is these Tinder Loops will better reflect your

Get in on the new Oilist 2.0 beta right now

Oilist 2 turns your iPhone photos into crazy paintings, and the developer wants Cult of Mac readers to help test the new beta. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Everyone can now download iOS 12 public beta 2

The second public beta of Apple’s huge iOS 12 updates has already arrived. After seeding iOS 12 beta 3 to developers earlier this week, Apple just dropped iOS 12 public beta 2, allowing everyone to

You definitely won’t find this iPhone ankle holster in Apple stores

Fashion designer John Galliano is known for making audiences gasp with the avant-garde footwear he sends marching down the runway. But at a recent couture show in Paris, it was the way he combined the

iPhone 8 is officially the world’s hottest phone

For the first time ever, the iPhone 8 is the world’s best-selling smartphone. It beat out the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X to take that spot. Apple has three of the top ten most popular devices,

Rowing with Apple Watch is like two workouts in one. Time to grab an oar.

If running and swimming with Apple Watch don’t rock your boat, you should give rowing a try. It combines all the benefits of cardio and strength training, and you get to do it in a boat. OK, well

Netflix just got more expensive as new Ultra plan goes live

The Netflix Ultra plan we feared was coming is now live in several countries. Subscribers will have to pay more to enjoy HDR content on compatible TVs, and to stream movies and TV shows on four

Apple paves the way for new iPads and Macs to arrive in Europe

Apple has this week registered new iPads and Macs with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). The filings hint that a big refresh could be just around the corner. Recent reports have promised that

Security cameras are ugly, so use this Bluetooth speaker instead [Deals]

Protecting your home and valuables is important, but setting up security cameras in your living room can feel downright dystopian. Luckily, the internet of things is changing how our devices operate.

Get certified in Google Analytics in two days [Deals]

Getting a gig that deals with data means working with Google Analytics. It’s a suite of tools that offers insights into engagement with ads, sites, apps, email, and more. So if you’re working with

2018 iPhone lineup to come in gorgeous new color options

Apple will offer the 2018 iPhone lineup in a range of stunning new color options, according to one reliable analyst. Grey, blue, red, and orange will be some of the shades available when the new

Today in Apple history: Apple ships its last Mac with a CRT monitor

July 5, 2006: Apple discontinues its low-end eMac product line. It signals the end of the cathode ray tube era for Macs. After more than a quarter-century using CRT monitors, Apple shifts to the

Scientists answer the question, are iPhone apps spying on us?

[amazon_link asins=”” template=”” marketplace=”” link_id=””Ever been discussing some product to your friends and then had an ad for it appear on your iPhone the next day? It’s happened enough that

Intel puts new 5G modem on hold after Apple snub

Intel has reportedly halted development of its new 5G mobile modem after Apple decided not to place orders for future iPhones. Intel had hoped to secure a partnership with Apple to supply “Sunny Peak”

How to share Dropbox-style links in iOS 12 Photos app

iOS 12 beta 3 adds Dropbox-style sharing links to the Photos app, so you can share links to single images, of groups of photos. Here's how it works. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

WhoSampled is like Shazam for samples and cover versions

WhoSampled is like Shazam for samples. It tells you what samples were using in a track, and much more. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

New concept art shows 6.1-inch iPhone in all its glory

There have now been enough rumors and apparent leaks that there’s little room for doubt that Apple plans an iPhone with an 6.1-inch screen for this fall. Artists have been busy turning the unconfirmed

Killer tech to keep you cool and collected this summer [Deals]

July 4th is just around the corner, but summer is in full swing. So we’ve rounded up some of the coolest gear and apps in the Cult of Mac Store. Below you’ll find massive deals on a remote A/C

Apple will expand its corporate reach by teaming with HP Enterprise

Apple plans to expand its presence in the corporate sector by teaming with Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the United Kingdom, a new job listing reveals. Similar partnerships are already in place with

Fortnite’s new Playground mode spawns amazing Mario Kart clone

Fortnite’s exciting new Playground mode finally relaunched this week, giving new players the chance to learn the game outside of Battle Royale matches. But you don’t have to use it for practice. The