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Apple’s free Schoolwork app is ready for the classroom

Apple’s free Schoolwork app, which lets students and teachers collaborate on school assignments, is available now. Schoolwork makes it easy to create assignments, take advantage of third-party apps

Apple’s new AirPods case could charge your iPhone in a pinch

Apple’s upcoming AirPods case will offer more than just wireless charging for your headphones, according to a sketchy new report. A source familiar with Apple’s plans claims the case will double as an

This top rated meditation app uses AI to bring inner peace [Deals]

Keeping a clear mind takes discipline and practice. And in the age of smartphones and constant distractions, mindfulness is more of a challenge than ever. So it makes sense that your phone might also

Original content could rake in billions for Apple

In three years’ time, Apple could bring in an extra $10 to $12 billion in annual revenue through its original video content and Apple Music, analyst Amit Daryanani of RBC Capital Markets argued in a

A second iPhone model is now being made in India

Apple supplier Wistron has started production of the iPhone 6s at its factory in Bengaluru, India. This marks the second iPhone to be produced in India. Last year, Wistron began producing the iPhone

Today in Apple history: The App Store gold rush begins

June 26, 2008: Apple sends an email to developers, calling for software to be distributed in the forthcoming App Store. Devs around the world greet the news with excitement. They hurry to submit their

Former Epic employee sued for spilling Fortnite secrets

Epic Games is suing a former employee for spilling Fortnite secrets. Thomas Hannah is alleged to have broken his non-disclosure agreement by leaking details of season four’s meteor story. The news

Apple meets with U.S. intelligence to talk fake news

Apple is among the tech companies which recently met with members of the U.S. intelligence community to discuss the upcoming midterm elections. Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Oath, Snap

Tim Cook says Apple will never keep quiet about social issues

Whenever Apple CEO Tim Cook weighs in on a social issue, like his recent disparaging comments about U.S. immigration policy, there are always voices urging him to be quiet and concentrate on making

T-Mobile FamilyMode brings parental control over every device in the house

Parental controls are a hot item. Apple is building them into iOS 12, kid-friendly apps have them, and T-Mobile just unveiled its solution: Family Mode. This includes iOS and Android apps than can

The first iOS 12 public beta is finally here

You no longer need to be a developer to try Apple’s biggest software updates of 2018. Public testers can now get their hands on the first public beta builds of iOS 12 and tvOS 12 that bring tons of UI

Why Jamf Now is the official MDM solution of Cult of Mac

It’s pretty hard to run a business today without accounting for the devices your employees use to do their jobs. We’re all pretty technically savvy here at Cult of Mac, but as a distributed team,

Get ready for NFL football on iPhone

CBS has been struggling to find stand-out content for its All Access streaming service beside Star Trek: Discovery. That problem has been solved. The entire 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule, including Super

Three ways to save web pages as read-later PDFs on iOS

There are three built-in ways to turn a webpage into a PDF in iOS, and they're all different. Let's see how to use them all. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

iPhone hacking van is a spy’s wet dream

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if something is real or was dreamed up by a Batman villain. That’s the case with the WiSpear iPhone hacking van. This tool supposedly can be used to install malware on an

Edit for iOS is as simple as a sheet of paper

Edit is a new iOS notes app that's so simple it makes other 'minimal' apps look like Microsoft Word. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

The most popular filter on Instagram may surprise you

Normal is the single-most used filter on Instagram, which means exactly what you think: Normal is not really a filter. Still, because it lines up alongside Instagram’s 40 native filters, it came out

Apple, other tech titans cross swords on consumer privacy

The Information Technology Industry Council will meet on Wednesday. This trade group, made up of Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and others, will discuss consumer privacy. The proceedings are

Take control of your schedule with Fantastical (50 Essential iOS Apps #30)

Managing a busy schedule is something we all deal with from time to time. Relying on a calendar app makes it easier, but entering every meeting, project, or appointment can be a hassle. Fantastical is

People only love five companies more than Apple

Apple placed sixth on the NetBase report of Most Loved Brands of 2018 while the five that scored higher wouldn’t get so much love without Apple devices. In NetBase’s fourth-annual survey, Instagram