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Apple TV owners report frustrating TV app crashes under tvOS 13

Apple TV owners are being plagued by frequent TV app crashes under tvOS 13. Arguably the most important feature of the set-top box, the TV app has become unusable for some under Apple’s latest

Apple TV+ shows are about ‘quality,’ not demographics

Apple isn’t just taking on Netflix’s business with Apple TV+; it’s also challenging its philosophy for commissioning shows. In a new article for Wired, Apple TV+ boss Zack Van Amburg says that the

How iOS’s brilliant Security Code AutoFill came to be

iOS’s Security Code AutoFill is one of those useful features that just delights you whenever you see it in operation. Autofilling security code verification boxes with the codes you receive in texts

The best relaxing, renaming and recreation-ing apps this week

This week we fall asleep to relaxing sounds, wake right back up with some crazy drum noises, watch beautifully-colored movies, and… rename some files? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Apple Arcade adds player-vs-player Pac-man and baseball games, plus three more titles

Apple is working hard to meet its goal of offering over 100 games in Apple Arcade. Five more have been added, bringing the total to almost 90. The latest additions include Ballistic Baseball, Pac-man

Seize this chance to win a free iPhone 11, AirPods and charging pad [Deals]

It’s as reliable as the seasons. As sure as the weather getting colder or the leaves turning yellow and orange, mouths begin to water when a new iPhone model rolls around. The iPhone 11 is no

Apple AR is here. Did you notice? [Cult of Mac Magazine 319]

Who needs Apple AR glasses? The era of Apple augmented reality is already here. You just might not have noticed it. Here’s a look at where we are — and where we might be headed. Get that glimpse of

Get more gigs with classes that boost your digital skills [Deals]

The landscape facing the digital professional is constantly shifting, which poses challenges but also opportunities. Expanding your skills, pivoting careers — even just running a side hustle —

This virtually unbreakable 3-in-1 charging hub does it all

If you need a charging hub that you can take with you everywhere, you want one that’s going to survive every trip. And you want one that charges all your devices simultaneously. What you really want

Apple takes heat from all sides after pulling Hong Kong map app

U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle united to strongly criticize Apple over last week’s decision to pull a live map app used by protestors in Hong Kong. The bipartisan group, which included

iPhone 11 Pro pix of Northern Lights will blow you away

Travel blogger Zach Honig hiked into a remote part of Alaska with a tripod and Sony camera to capture the Northern Lights. But his best photos came from his new iPhone 11 Pro Max – without a tripod.

Developer burns CD with his Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has done amazing things, most notably alerted people to life-threatening heart ailments. Here’s a new one: burning a CD with it. Niles Mitchell, an app Developer and AppleScript

Apple signs Fargo writer for multiyear TV+ deal

Apple signed Fargo writer and producer Monica Beletsky to a multiyear Apple TV+ deal. She reportedly will develop a new series exclusively for the upcoming streaming service. Beletsky is also working

Here’s your first glimpse of that 16-inch MacBook Pro. Or not.

Behold, the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro. Now, here’s your grain of salt. A French blog this morning published what it called a rendering for a new Mac laptop that was discovered hidden in a macOS

Apple AR is already here, and you’re probably wearing it right now [Opinion]

If you’re using an Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone, you're already deep inside Apple's augmented reality world. But what comes next? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Tim Cook meets with China’s chief regulator after map app flap

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China’s chief market regulator Thursday, a trip likely to attract the tech giant more criticism as tensions fester between the mainland and Hong Kong’s pro-democracy

Name your price for a bundle of 9 utility Mac apps [Deals]

Are you really getting the most out of your Mac? Are you sure? This bundle of premium Mac apps will boost your productivity, turbocharge your creative pursuits, and generally spice up your computing

‘AirPods Pro’ with noise cancellation could debut this month

Apple is expected to deliver pricier “AirPods Pro” with noise cancellation later this month, according to a new report. Images of the buds were leaked by Apple in an iOS 13.2 beta earlier this month.

iPhone SE 2 is getting BIG upgrades… We fill you in, on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: iPhone SE 2 is almost here! And its specs and price are surprisingly good… Plus: finally! Long awaited camera upgrades are coming to iOS 13; Apple TV+ finally lays out the

Apple TV+ original Dickinson premieres in New York

Apple this week premiered Dickinson, an original show coming to Apple TV+, at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. The half-hour comedy series based on rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson will