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Netflix could be about to get a lot more expensive for some users

You might have to pay a lot more for your Netflix subscription if your account is regularly used on more than two devices. A new leak reveals Netflix could be planning to limit its Premium tier to

Samsung shows Apple what the 2018 iPad Pro should look like

A leaked image of an upcoming Android tablet from Samsung should catch the attention of Apple. It leaves off its large top and bottom screen bezels, something many potential iPad Pro buyers have been

Google admits third-party developers can read your emails

Privacy is a hot-button issue in 2018, and the latest target is Google after it was revealed that developers of third-party apps can read your Gmail messages. The thing is, you gave the application

It really pays to be an iOS developer

Want to make mad bank? Learn to program iOS apps. The career website Dice compiled average iOS developer salaries, and the numbers are a touch breathtaking. The results are broken out by geographical

macOS Mojave beta 3 arrives with new fixes

Hot on the heels of Apple’s big batch of beta software released this morning, the company has also seeded the third beta of macOS Mojave to developers. macOS Mojave brings a number of UI changes to

How to save any audio file to iPhone without a Mac

You still can't save an audio file to the the Music app on your iPhone without using a Mac. Today we discover three ways to get around this stupid limitation. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Streaming TV is getting pricier by the minute

People looking to trim their cable bill turn to a variety of services that offer a smaller selection of channels streamed live over the internet. These streaming TV services go for a substantially

Drake’s new album shatters every Apple Music record

Drake’s new album Scorpion may not have been well received by all his fans, but that hasn’t stopped it from destroying pretty much every record on Apple Music. Scorption launched last Friday and

Siri ‘heckled’ Britain’s unsuspecting defense secretary

The U.K’s Gavin Williamson was giving a speech today when he was interrupted. That’s not unusual in the House of Commons, but in this case it was Siri rudely talking over the Defense Secretary.

Add events to your iPhone calendar using natural language and Drafts

Do you hate adding new events to your iOS calendar? It’s a real pain, right? You have to click, and type, and turn one of these time and date dials, and type some more. On the Mac you can just hit ⌘-N

Apple 3D sensor supplier will make bank off 2018 iPhones

The 2018 iPhone lineup could have the same 3D technology as the current flagship handset iPhone X, according to an investment bank encouraging clients to buy stock in the components company. Piper

iOS 12 beta 3 arrives with more detailed Maps data

Developers received an early 4th of July present from Apple today in the form of banging batch of new betas for iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12. The third beta for iOS 12 arrives two weeks after Apple

Apple users immune to Fortnite hack malware

Fortnite’s staggering rise in popularity has inevitably attracted a large number of cheaters who use third-party hacks to gain an in-game advantage. The hacks they’re using help them aim faster, fire

Heavy-handed promo of Scorpion stings Spotify

Spotify is taking some flack after getting carried away promoting the June 29 release of hip-hop artist Drake’s new album “Scorpion.” In an effort to commemorate the release by the streaming services

‘Coffee Lake’ chips could give 2018 MacBook Pro a jolt

Apple is apparently planning to upgrade the MacBook Pro line to the latest generation of Intel processors. Benchmarks for a macOS laptop running a “Coffee Lake” chip showed up on Geekbench. The

How to make sure your iPhone fireworks photos go off with a bang

Last year’s Fourth of July fireworks made you say ooh and ahh, but when you look at your iPhone photos from that night, the sound you make is more of an ugh. Want to shoot better fireworks photos this

Fortnite takes us back to the 1920s with drum gun and new outfits

Recent rumors have suggested Fortnite’s fifth season will take us back in time, but we don’t have to wait for some sweet old school action. Epic Games today added a brand new drum gun into Battle

Save more than half off some extra-tough Lightning cables [Deals]

Lightning cables are the lifelines for our iDevices. We rely on them for charging and syncing all our data, so when one goes kaput it’s a serious setback. That’s why getting a tougher Lightning cable

iOS 12 spills new evidence of future iPad with Face ID

New evidence that confirms Apple is preparing a future iPad with Face ID has been spilled by the latest iOS 12 beta. One developer has discovered that AvatarKit, the framework that powers Animoji, is

Today in Apple history: End of the line for Power Mac G4 Cube

July 3, 2001: Apple suspends production of its Power Mac G4 Cube, one of the most notable busts in Apple history — and the first major flop following Steve Jobs’ glorious return to the company.