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Phil Schiller sheds light on Steam Link’s App Store ban

Apple vice president Phil Schiller has offered clarification on Steam Link’s App Store ban in an email to disgruntled iOS users. Valve’s hotly-anticipated app violates a number of guidelines,

Alleged prototypes show colorful 2018 iPhone refresh

The 2018-era iPhone refresh could be a bit more colorful than recent years if two new images are to believed. Supposedly leaked from one of the iPhone manufacturing plants in India, the pictures show

Step into the digital dojo to master Microsoft Office [Deals]

No matter where you work, Microsoft Office isn’t far away. It’s the productivity platform for countless businesses, used for word processing, spreadsheets, emails, presentations and more. So one

Apple could put OLED displays in all 2019 iPhones

All iPhone models launching in 2019 will get an OLED display, according to a new report. Apple is expected to finally ditch LCD displays entirely, however, one of three new handsets expected to arrive

Your next Mac could be powered by ARM processors

Apple manufacturer Pegatron has reportedly received orders from Apple to manufacture an ARM-based MacBook model, codenamed “Star” or “N84.” ARM processors are currently used for Apple’s iPads and

Today in Apple history: Apple shows off the Newton for the first time

May 29, 1992: Apple demonstrates the Newton MessagePad for the first time, showing how the upcoming PDA can be used to order a pizza and pull off other time-saving tricks. Hailed by Apple CEO John

CarPlay and Android Auto are fast becoming standard for new cars

Compared to iOS or even macOS, Apple’s CarPlay in-vehicle standard seems relatively minor in terms of importance. However, according to a new report, in-car systems such as this are rapidly becoming

Pandora copies Spotify and Apple with $15 Family plan

With around 5.18 million paying subscribers, Pandora is around one-tenth the size of Apple Music, which recently announced 50 million active users. But that’s not stopping it from doing its best to

Instantly open Mobile Safari links in new tabs with this special tap gesture

You can bypass Safari's slow Open In… popover and just use a simple two-finger tap to open links in a new tab. Try it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Uncheck all those Tumblr GDPR boxes at once with this cool bookmarklet

This bookmarklet will uncheck all the boxes on a web page at once. Use it to combat Tumblr's hostile new privacy dashboard. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Explore the depths of Reddit with Narwhal [50 Essential iOS Apps #19]

Narwhal provides a great Reddit consuming experience and is easy to use, even for new Redditors. If you enjoy Reddit and want fast access and a fun experience on your iPhone or iPad, you need Narwhal.

Today in Apple history: First-gen iPad rolls out around the world

May 28, 2010: Customers across Europe and Asia queue up to buy the iPad when Apple’s new tablet finally rolls out internationally. The reason for the gap between the iPad’s U.S. launch in early April

Castro 3, Gemini Photos, Pocket Run Pool and other apps of the week

This week we take lots of photos with the new manual camera app Obscura 2, delete them again with the duplicate and junk-finding app, Gemini Photo, and waste a bit of our lives playing Pocket Run

Check out round two of our Memorial Day sales roundup [Deals]

Memorial Day weekend is still kicking (it’s a long one), so we’re still turning out can’t-miss deals on tools and tech. This go-round, we’ve got a palm-size drone, a master class in Photoshop, an

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs says Apple is being run by ‘caretakers’

May 27, 1986: An exiled Steve Jobs takes a shot at Apple after the company ditches Chiat/Day, the ad agency that created the iconic “1984” Macintosh ad. In a full-page ad published in The Wall Street

Cult of Mac Magazine: Our wish list for iOS 12, Memorial Day Sale in Watch Store, and more!

In this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine: We’re expecting big things from iOS 12, including a whole host of improvements that will make our devices more stable, and plenty of welcome bug fixes. Apple will

Ring in Memorial Day with massively discounted gear and gadgets [Deals]

Memorial day weekend is upon us, so there’s plenty of time to peruse this massive roundup of deals we’ve pulled together. Below you’ll find massive discounts on a top shelf-VPN, a solar powered lamp,

Today in Apple history: Apple becomes world’s most valuable tech company

May 26, 2010: In a massive milestone, Apple passes Microsoft to become the world’s most valuable technology company. The changing of the guard proves particularly amazing given that, just 15 years

Celebrate Memorial Day with huge savings on Apple Watch bands

Memorial Day weekend is no exception to the epic sales typically found on holiday weekends. In addition to a little R&R, why not spend a minute treating yourself to some great scores on Apple

Apple frequently forced to give customer iCloud data to police

A locked iPhone can’t be accessed without the passcode, and even Apple can’t unlock it. But Apple has to comply with government requests for iCloud information. And there are a lot of them. The