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Instagram adds group video chat and redesigned explore tab

Communicating with your friends on Instagram just got a lot more fun with a new update today that brings group video chat to the photo-sharing social network. Instagram previewed the new video chat

Top Apple analyst drops a ton of details on Apple’s 2018 product pipeline

The best Apple analyst in the game just dropped a huge report on all the new products coming out soon and there’s a lot for Apple fans to be excited about. If you’ve been desperately waiting for Apple

macOS Mojave public beta finally here

Those in the general public eager to try out Apple’s next Mac operating system can now do so. The first macOS Mojave public beta was just released. This appears to be the same version introduced last

Everything you need to know about iOS 12

The public beta of iOS 12 is out now, so anyone can download it and install it on their device. But what does the new version of iOS actually do? This post gathers together all our iOS 12 how-tos so

Fire up Apple Watch with this on-the-wall charger

For those of us seeking space for yet another Apple Watch accessory, fear not. I’ve found a modern, minimal wall charging stand that powers up Apple Watch directly via socket. Talk about a discreet

Amazon tops Apple as most valuable U.S. brand

When Tim Cook wants to know how Apple is doing, it’s doubtful he turns to some research group’s published rankings of brands and companies with the most value, most love or most intimacy with its

Android users still flocking to iPhone at an impressive rate

Android owners are still ditching their handsets for an iPhone at an impressive rate. New research reveals that up to 20 percent of iPhone buyers each quarter are switching from Google devices. The

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