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Turn your device into a programming powerhouse with Coda [Essential iOS Apps #12]

Coda for iOS harnesses the power of iOS, turning your iOS device into a shell terminal, FTP client, remote file viewer, and coding app. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to see what your friends are listening to on Apple Music

Apple Music Friends lets you see what your friends and contacts are listening to, and lets you share playlists. Here's how to use it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How iPad saves one company $1.8 million every year

Building construction is an immensely complex process. The firm Rogers-O’Brien uses hundreds of iPads to simplify it, while saving 55,000 hours of employee time and $1.8 million annually. All the

New iPhone SE 2 renders reveal gorgeous glass back

New renders of the upcoming iPhone SE 2, which depict its gorgeous glass back, have been revealed by a popular case-maker. Olixar is already producing accessories for the device based on information

Apple Watch may have saved yet another person’s life

The Apple Watch is credited with potentially saving its wearer’s life after 76-year-old man Gaston D’Aquino was recently told to go to hospital after being informed of an unusually high heart rate.

Capture and share almost anything with one app [Deals]

Sharing things is what the internet does best. So there shouldn’t be any friction involved in getting content from your screen to those of your team. But if you’re not using the right platform,

Snapchat is rolling back some of its radical redesign changes

Snapchat has caved in to demands to reinstate the old Snapchat look. Well, kind of. The self-destructing messages service is currently rolling out a new design to iOS users, undoing at least a few of

Microsoft wants to bring iMessage to Windows

Microsoft wants to work with Apple to bring iMessage to Windows machines. The company’s upcoming Your Phone app will seamlessly sync content between your iPhone and your Windows 10 PC, but unlike

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs spells out a new strategy for Mac OS

May 11, 1998: As part of his mission to turn Apple around, Steve Jobs spells out the company’s strategy for the Mac operating system going forward. The company will ship Mac OS 8.5 and the first

Tim Cook will deliver Duke University commencement address this Sunday

Tim Cook will give the commencement address for Duke University’s graduating class this Sunday, May 13. Cook graduated from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business with an MBA in 1988. “I’m honored to be

Watch HDR YouTube videos on your iPhone X

There’s a whole YouTube channel devoted to HDR videos, and the iPhone X can now display them as they are meant to be seen. High Dynamic Range offers a greater span of colors that most screens can

Apple finds greener way to produce aluminium

Just a glance at an iPad or Apple Watch shows how much aluminum Apple uses. The traditional method for producing this material creates greenhouse gases. Apple brought together a pair of companies to

Apple has a wild idea for enhancing video capture

Imagine shooting video with a dual-camera iPhone with simultaneous capture through both lenses. Apple has and it applied for a patent indicating software to record with both the wide and zoom lenses

Apple, Goldman Sachs team on rewards credit card

Apple is working with Goldman Sachs to release a credit card, according to an unconfirmed report. This will apparently take the place of the company’s current Rewards Visa. The card will be offered

Toast’s awesome iPhone skins can now be customized

Toast makes some steller skins that give your iPhone a wonderful wooden feel. They’re so good that we included them in our roundup of the best iPhone accessories of 2017. Now you can get yours

Malicious Siri voice commands can hide in regular music

Suppose you’re listening to some music, then glance over an realize your iPhone has loaded a porn site all on its own. That’s the nightmare scenario researchers say is possible after they proved voice

So long, aluminum! Why the iMac needs a total redesign.

When the first iMac debuted 20 years ago, it shook the tech world with its completely unorthodox appearance. The blobby, curvaceous and colorful computer looked, in Steve Jobs’ words, good enough to

iPhone SE 2 could steal iPhone X’s edge-to-edge display (and notch)

Apple’s new iPhone SE, expected to make its debut this month, may not be a clone of its predecessors after all. One popular accessory-maker, which has already started producing screen protectors for

This mini projector doesn’t need an outlet, Wi-Fi or a computer [Deals]

With a projector, any wall can become a screen for your favorite shows and movies. But most projectors are clunky, bulky and noisy. The CINEMOOD Portable Movie Projector is a different story. It’s a

Apple will adopt LG G7 display tech for 2018 LCD iPhone

Apple is expected adopt new LCD technology from the LG G7 ThinQ for one of three iPhone models set for release later this year. The MLCD+ display will deliver increased brightness to what will surely
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