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Here’s almost every wallpaper Apple has ever made for Mac and iOS

Do you want a blast of Apple nostalgia which takes you back to an earlier time in macOS or iOS history, but don’t want to go as far as actually using older hardware? If so, then you’re in for a treat,

Apple’s Search Ad campaigns expand to new countries

The App Store is bigger than even Steve Jobs likely dared hope, but with around 2 million apps battling it out for your attention, there’s a discovery problem. To help with this, Apple introduced a

How to close all Safari tabs at once on iPhone and iPad

Closing Safari tabs on iOS is kind of fun, but if you have more than a few of them open, it gets to be a chore. Here’s a way to close all Safari tabs at once. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Samsung develops a new ‘unbreakable’ OLED display

Samsung says it has developed a new “unbreakable” OLED display, which could be used for everything from smartphones to “military devices” (so you know it’s tough!). The rugged plastic panel can

2018 iPhone won’t be as fast as it could be

The Apple vs. Qualcomm battle just escalated to the point where the next iPhones won’t include LTE modems produced by this chipmaker. That means these iOS devices will be slower accessing the

Emmy-winning actress joins Apple’s sci-fi epic See

Apple’s sci-fi drama See already has Jason Momoa from Aquaman, and now he’s joined by Alfre Woodward, who has no less than four Emmys and an Oscar nomination. Aside from some of the cast, a director,

Apple T2 chip might crash iMac Pro, MacBook Pro

Some iMac Pro units are subject to occasional hard crashes. The reasons are hard to pin down, but fingers are starting to point at the Apple T2 chip inside this computer. There’s also one in the 2018

Tim Cook is ready to rock LoveLoud fest – with wise words

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be among the speakers this Saturday at the second LoveLoud Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah. The music festival is staged by the LoveLoud Foundation, which was started in 2017

Unearthed interview shows Steve Jobs knew the iPhone would be ‘huge’

Ten years ago, Apple co-founder and then-CEO Steve Jobs understood that smartphones were going to be a big deal. And he realized software would be an important part of that. With 20/20 hindsight, it’s

Pro Tip: Instant Markup gets way better in iOS 12

iOS 12's Markup tools have been tweaked to make them way more useful. You can adjust the thickness and opacity of pens and pencils, and use a brand-new color picker. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

How to run Siri Shortcuts from Reminder alerts

Siri can remind you to do anything, including to run a Workflow or Siri Shortcut, right from the Reminder notification itself. This is super-duper handy. Check it out. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

iPhone gobbles up 8 of 10 top-selling smartphone spots for Q2

The iPhone absolutely dominated its Android competition in the United States during the second quarter or 2018. According to the latest data from the folks at Kantar, iPhones took 8 of the top 10

‘Unleash’ ad showcases iPhone X’s impressive performance

Apple just dropped another awesome ad for the iPhone X. “Unleash” showcases its impressive A11 Bionic chip and the gorgeous games and ultra-immersive augmented reality experience it puts in the palm

Nike Training Club brings 180 new workouts to your Apple Watch

Mix up your training and leave your iPhone at home with the new Nike Training Club app for Apple Watch. With more than 180 workouts on offer, there’s always something new to try, whether you’re into

IQ test of virtual assistants shows Siri’s smarts are on the rise

If Siri seems to be of greater service to you lately, an annual IQ test comparing virtual assistants shows its definitely getting smarter. Loup Ventures annually peppers the various digital assistants

Documents is the files app iOS deserves [Essential iOS Apps #42]

In iOS 11, Apple gave us the files app, but it suffers from some major limitations. Documents by Readdle takes the file management on iOS to the next level. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

How to make YouTube load up to 5x faster in Safari

Have you ever wondered why YouTube is so much slower than all the other websites you visit in Safari? Did you know that you could make it up to five times faster with very little effort? YouTube’s new

Wood-inlay iPhone X case cures aluminum ennui [Review]

Just how much aluminum and glass can you take? If you’re a longtime Apple fan but you’re getting bored with your devices’ sleek surfaces, wood could be the answer. In particular, wrapping your iPhone

YouTube tests confirm MacBook Pro’s thermal throttling issue is fixed

The YouTuber who sounded the alarm over serious thermal throttling on the new Core i9 MacBook Pro confirms that Apple corrected the performance-killing problem. Following the macOS High Sierra update

One device doubles as car charger and power bank [Deals]

Running out of juice is just as annoying when you’re driving as it is when you’re walking around town. So why not have one device that solves both problems? The PowerItUp Adapter does just that. Just