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All the iOS 12 features Apple didn’t mention

iOS 12 is shaping up to be one biggest software updates Apple’s ever released and it’s so stuffed with major and minor new additions there wasn’t time to go over a lot of them at the WWDC 2018

How iOS 12’s smartest features put users firmly back in control

With Screen Time, Apple may change the way we interact with our devices. Instead of being controlled by addictive apps, or intrusive notifications, we can now easily choose how we use our own

Will your devices run iOS 12 or macOS Mojave?

Will your Mac, iPad, or iPhone run Apple's newest operating systems? Find out which devices work with iOS 12, and macOS Mojave. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

What WWDC’s ‘sneak peek’ at project Marzipan could mean for the Mac

Near the end of Monday’s WWDC 2018 keynote, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi addressed a question that’s been circulating in the tech press for a while: Are Mac

Apple’s biggest manufacturer is buying Toshiba’s PC business

The Foxconn-owned Sharp Corp. has agreed a deal to acquire an 80 percent share in Toshiba’s PC business. Foxconn currently assembles Macs for Apple, while Sharp is an iPhone display maker. The move

iOS 12 paves the way for iPad with edge-to-edge display, Face ID

Apple didn’t deliver the new iPad we were hoping for during its WWDC keynote on Monday, but it seems the company is certainly working on it. iOS 12 makes small but significant changes to the user

Give your Mac a checkup from the neck up [Deals]

It’s important to keep a hard-working, complex machine like your Mac clean and well-maintained. For most of us though, computer care stops at emptying the recycling bin and wiping the screen. So it’s

‘And the winner is…’ Apple celebrates 2018 Design Awards

Apple has revealed the winners of its prestigious 21st Apple Design Awards, offering a nice boost to the indie developers in question and some good recommendations for users. The awards span nine

Today in Apple history: The revolutionary Apple II goes on sale

June 5, 1977: The first Apple II, the personal computer that puts Apple on the map, goes on sale. Having previously been shown off to a few thousand rabid fans at the West Coast Computer Faire, the

Apple changes App Store rules following Steam Link ban

Apple has updated its App Store guidelines to include new rules for remote desktop clients. Apps can no longer display a “store-like interface” that allows users to “browse, select, or purchase

Tim Cook talks politics, privacy and machines taking over

Following yesterday’s WWDC keynote, Tim Cook participated in an interview on CNN with Senior Technology Correspondent, Laurie Segall. In a wide-ranging interview, Cook discussed everything from the

iOS 12 makes iPhones immune to ‘brute force’ unlocking

The just-released beta of iOS 12 can be set to partially deactivate the Lightning port after an iPhone hasn’t been used for an hour. This is a clear attempt to make useless the unlocking tools

Speed through the WWDC 2018 keynote with sketchnotes

It is always exciting to capture the WWDC keynote in sketchnotes, and this year I filled up four pages of my notebook with drawings showcasing the biggest new features coming in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Face ID in iOS 12 recognizes two different faces

The first iOS 12 developer beta debuted after today’s WWDC keynote. Intrepid souls who’ve already installed this early version on their iPhone X noticed that Face ID can be trained to recognize more

WWDC 2018 pushes Apple stock to an all-time high

Wall Street must have liked what it saw during Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote this morning because the company’s stock has shot up to a new all-time high. Despite the lack of any new hardware

25 Apple Watch-inspired gifts for every type of dad [Save 10%]

If Dad wears Apple Watch, Cult of Mac Watch Store’s Father’s Day gift guide gives him what he wants. We’ve rounded up Apple Watch bands and accessories at price points high, low and in between. Use

Watch Apple’s hilarious nature mockumentary about nerd herds

Apple kicked off WWDC 2018 with what was perhaps the best damn video the company ever created. Taking a page out of David Attenborough’s playbook, Apple crafted a hilarious nature mockumentary all

All the important new stuff Apple revealed at WWDC 2018

Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote lasted nearly 130 minutes and was jam-packed with new software goodies for developers and regular old Apple fanboys. But if you were hoping to see some shiny new hardware

With macOS Mojave, Apple gives Mac some much-needed love

Developers received an early look at macOS 10.14 today, which bears the far-less-silly-than-last-year’s-High-Sierra name “Mojave.” After what Craig Federighi called a “four year mountain bender”

tvOS 12 brings cinematic sound to Apple TV

Apple TV introduced a better picture in 2017 with 4K HDR. In 2018, tvOS 12 will add cinematic sound to match. Apple announced today that tvOS 12 will support the Dolby Atmos soundbar for an audio