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How to make your regular camera photos show up on a map

Adding location data to your non-iPhone photos has gotten really easy in recent years, so that now it's almost automatic. Let's see how to geotag your own photos. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

LiquidText PDF Reader gives paper the upgrade it needs

Paper’s great for some things, but when it comes to reading and taking notes, the traditional medium is mediocre at best. And when iPad apps try to replicate paper, things get even worse. “It doesn’t

Netflix Smart Downloads manages TV shows for you

A new feature in the Netflix app will automatically download episodes of your favorite shows. This means they’re waiting on your phone or tablet when you’re ready. Netflix already allows users to

Instagram gets more conversational with Question Stickers

Striking up a conversation on Instagram just became as easy as slapping a sticker on your Story. Instagram revealed today that it has added a new feature called Question Stickers that gives users a

Apple could rake in $11 billion from augmented reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is still an emerging technology, but Apple is poised to profit from it significantly. Or that’s the prediction of one analyst anyway. And all the extra billions in revenue

1Password shoots down report of Apple acquisition

One of the biggest password managers for iOS and Mac will not be acquired by Apple, despite rumors to the contrary. 1Password issued a response this morning to a report that Apple is in talks to

Microsoft challenges iPad with $399 Surface Go

The iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro are serious competitors, but until now Redmond didn’t have anything to take on the $329 iPad. That changed with the reveal of the Surface Go. This device is

Snapchat’s Lens Explorer offers 100k user-created selfie filters

Snapchat is building its focus on augmented reality Lenses, by giving users the ability to download those created by other users. This follows on from a feature Snap added at the end of last year,

Foxconn starts Silicon Valley invasion with new AI company

Foxconn Technologies is starting a new company in California’s Silicon Valley to concentrate on artificial intelligence for factory floor automation. The plan comes as Foxconn looks for ways to deal

iPhone 8 replacement to get iPhone X style edge-to-edge screen

Last year, only Apple’s OLED iPhone X was the recipient of the edge-to-edge infinite display. Owners of the regular iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, meanwhile, had to endure the indignity of the old

Name your price for a deep dive into UI/UX design [Deals]

Creating engaging sites, apps, and content are big business. Whether you’re looking to get a new gig or launch your own project, user interface and user interaction design skills are super valuable.

Doctors worry that cocaine users rely on Apple Watch as a lifesaver

An Apple a day may keep the doctor away, but that doesn’t mean you should use an Apple Watch to safeguard against ill effects while binging on massive amounts of drugs. According to a new report,

Today in Apple history: App Store opens its virtual doors

July 10, 2008: Apple launches the App Store, an online hub that lets iPhone owners browse and download apps made by third-party developers. Transforming the iPhone from a locked-down platform to a

Apple expects 2018 iPhones will bring the massive upgrade cycle it’s dreaming of

Apple will drop the iPhone X and iPhone SE from its list of available products this year, a new report claims. The reason? To help push a super cycle for the next-gen iPhone handsets that Apple

Apple’s USB-blocking update is already counter-blocked

There's already a way to beat Apple's new USB Restricted Mode, introduced in the iOS 11.4.1 update to lock out GrayKey hacks. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 brings AirPlay 2 to iTunes

Apple isn’t quite done with macOS High Sierra, even though most people’s attention is on the replacement, macOS Mojave. What’s likely the final update to the old version, macOS 10.13.6, is now

Hackers and cops hate Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 update

The iOS version debuting today partially deactivates the Lightning port after an iPhone hasn’t been used for an hour. This makes iPhone hacking more difficult, for both criminals and law enforcement.

Super-fast WiGig could be in future iPhone

Apple appears to be planning to put WiGig in future iPhones. This a version of Wi-Fi that’s more than five times faster than 802.11ac. An Intel Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modem has reportedly been turned

How to use Apple’s new Shortcuts app

The new Shortcuts app is pretty much an exact clone of the old Workflow app, with a lick of paint and some neat new actions. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Win 1 of 10 LuxArmor Elite iPhone X cases with our giveaway!

After I made a video showcasing my favorite iPhone X cases, I got a lot of feedback from readers wanting to know more. By far the most popular iPhone X case in that lineup — and the one I get asked