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These Bluetooth earbuds can translate more than 30 languages [Deals]

One of the dreams of science fiction is the ability to put a device in your ear and understand unfamiliar languages. Since we live in the future, that dream is fast becoming a reality. The Aunu Audio

Ashton Kutcher reveals why Steve Jobs’ fruitarian diet is a bad idea

During the latest episode of the brilliant hot sauce-based interview show Hot Ones, Ashton Kutcher opened up on the topic of Steve Jobs. Kutcher played Jobs in the 2013 biopic, which landed with a

iPhone 11 Pro is even better than we hoped! We tell why, on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: We just completed our first week with iPhone 11 Pro, and it’s even better than we hoped. We’ll dive into all the features we love most. Plus: Details are emerging about

Two big complaints about Doom and Doom II fixed on iOS

Bethesda Softworks gave Gen Xers a reason to get nostalgic when it released updated versions of Doom and Doom II into the App Store. The versions packed all the pixelated monsters and massive weapons

Analyst isn’t convinced that Apple’s got a promising future in services

Plenty of folks are buzzing over Apple’s shift to services. From Apple Arcade to iCloud to Apple TV+, Apple’s got a new lucrative business stream which could pick up some of the slack from falling

Swift code usage more than doubles with iOS 13

Apple’s own programming language is slowly taking over its mobile operating systems. iOS 13 contains more than twice as much Swift as iOS 12, according to research from Alexandre Colucci. A huge

Apple webpage hints that macOS Catalina will ship next week

Apple hasn’t told us when we can expect the public release of macOS Catalina, but a clue on one of Apple’s regional websites suggests that it could very well be next week. On Apple’s Danish website,

Enter to win an Apple Watch Series 5 [Cult of Mac giveaway]

Apple Watch Series 5 is here with its first always-on display and a built-in digital compass. Apple will charge you $399+ for your very own — but we’re giving one away for free! Enter the Cult of Mac

Proposed iPad Pro docking station packs keyboard, trackpad, ports into one

DoBox is looking for funding for a desktop docking station that gives the 2018 iPad Pro an array of additional features. A keyboard and trackpad are the most obvious, but there’s also a built in hub

Deja vu: Galaxy Fold reviewer reports screen problem after just one day

Samsung might be facing another Galaxy Fold display fiasco less than 24 hours before the device is set to launch in the U.S. After canceling the Fold’s original April 26 launch date, Samsung spent

Pro Tip: Access your App Store updates from the iOS 13 Home screen

iOS 13 lets you long-press the App Store icon to see your App Updates. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Official For All Mankind trailer gives biggest glimpse of spacey plot

The final trailer of For All Mankind gives us our clearest look yet at the plot of the alternate-history space-race TV show. Apple TV+ is set to debut on November 1 with For All Mankind as one of its

Apple patches security bug on Macs, plus older iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches

Apple introduced iOS 12.4.2 to fix a security bug that was found by Google Project Zero. After Tuesday’s launch of iOS 13.1, now seems an odd time to be updating last year’s version, but this patch is

The best widgets apps for iPadOS 13’s new Home screen

iPadOS 13 brings permanent widgets to the iPad's home screen. Check out some of our favorites. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Video producer loved his iPhone XS. Then he tried the iPhone 11 Pro

When Martin Moore shot a commercial for Koss headphones with the iPhone XS last October, he was “blown away” by the results. Moore shot another Koss commercial Wednesday, this time with the new iPhone

2020 could bring Apple’s largest iPhone screen ever

Significant design changes in next year’s top-tier iPhone might push the display size up to 6.7 inches, if an unconfirmed report from a reliable source is correct. This model will also supposedly have

10.2-inch iPad hits Apple Store shelves

The latest iPad just made its appearance in Apple retail locations. Those eager to get their hands on the first 10.2-inch budget tablet with iPadOS can hurry to the nearest store to pick one up now.

1 in 5 iOS devices are already using iOS 13

One in five compatible devices are already running iOS 13, data from analytics company Mixpanel suggests. According to the company’s data, as of this morning 20.27% of users are running iOS 13.

RIP Adam Rosen: Remembering one of the most passionate Mac fans ever

Adam Rosen was happiest standing over an old Mac computer, all pulled apart with wires sticking out and components scattered across his kitchen table. Rosen knew this part of him might never land him

Mario Kart Tour Gold Pass shows what a bargain Apple Arcade is

Mario Kart Tour went live this week — and despite being, technically, free to download its in-app purchases make it pretty pricey. Certainly compared to Apple Arcade. Eagle-eyed gamers quickly noted