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Transit app makes public transportation a breeze [Essential iOS Apps #6]

Public transportation can be a nightmare. Traveling in an unfamiliar city or relying on trains and buses to get around can leave you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. Transit for iPhone makes

Week’s best Apple deals: Get Apple Watch Series 1 for the lowest price yet

This week’s Apple deals roundup will help you get into shape without breaking the bank. You’ll see deals on the Apple Watch as well as Totu Sports Headphones. Plus, save on the newly released Space

Tim Cook vs. Steve Jobs: Who is Apple’s best CEO ever?

Steve Jobs was a mercurial genius with a singular knack for turning bright ideas into shiny new products. Tim Cook is an operations wizard who hammered Apple’s supply chain into a manufacturing

Google Inbox will get iPhone X support ‘soon’

Google Inbox will finally be optimized for iPhone X “soon,” according to a new report. Google has been working hard to update its most important iOS apps for Apple’s flagship smartphone since it made

Get cutting-edge gear at great prices [Deals]

With all the technological wonders we take for granted today, it’s easy to lose track of the cutting edge in consumer tech. So to keep that sense of wonder alive, we’ve rounded up some of the most

Amazon could soon be worth even more than Apple

Apple has pretty much clung onto its title of world’s most valuable company since early in Tim Cook’s reign at the top. However, it may not hold that claim for too much longer if Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Apple may have wildly misjudged iPhone X demand

Apple is usually pretty great at gauging demand for its products. Something seems to have gone wildly wrong for the iPhone X, however, since the company is now reportedly trying to “burn off” its

Today in Apple history: Psystar’s clone Macs go rogue

April 27, 2008: Psystar’s first Mac clones ship to customers. The new Open Computer means that, for the first time since the mid-1990s, there’s no need to assemble a “hackintosh” to run OS X on a

iTunes arrives in the Microsoft Store after lengthy delay

iTunes is finally available to download from the Microsoft Store for the first time. The release makes it possible for Windows 10 S users, who cannot install applications obtained from third-party

Tim Cook was ‘very helpful’ in Trump meeting at the White House

Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly “most helpful” during his White House meeting with President Donald Trump earlier this week. Cook was enthusiastic about the Trump administration’s recent tax cuts,

iPhone shipments up significantly in China

Shipments of iPhone in China increased 32 percent in the first quarter of this year. This was during a period when the overall Chinese handset market declined. Many Chinese see Apple devices as status

Apple’s AirPort router lineup is officially dead

The biggest tech company in the world is getting out of WiFi. Kind of… Apple decided to finally put the nail in the coffin for its lineup of AirPort routers that haven’t been updated in years. We’ve

Death of 3D Touch starts with 2018 iPhone

Say goodbye to 3D Touch. A very reliable analyst predicts one of the iPhones coming in autumn won’t have this pressure-sensitive technology, and none of the 2019 devices will. Ming-Chi Kuo says it’s

How to stop sites tracking you, and speed up your internet with 1Blocker X

1Blocker X adds 350,000 rules, country-based ad blockers, and a whole new design. Here's how to set it up and use if for safer, faster internet browsing. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Enter to win $500 worth of Ethereum [Deals]

Maybe you’ve heard of this thing called cryptocurrency? Besides an investment craze, it’s a scene that may well define the future of money. One of the most popular and promising coins out there is

New Opera Touch browser designed for one-handed use

The Opera Touch web browser tries to solve one problem: people want to use their phone one-handed, but searching the Web takes both hands. The whole focus of this just released app is one-handed

Pro tip: Automatically save your Mac screenshots in iCloud

Changing the save location of your Mac's screenshots is easy. You can even set them to automatically save to an iCloud folder. Here's how. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Proposed EU law changes how Apple deals with smaller rivals

Spotify objects to Apple collecting a share of all the subscription fees paid by iOS users. A law proposed today in European Union would force Apple and Spotify into mediation on this issue. And it’s

Name your price for 10 machine learning courses [Deals]

Machine learning is shaping up to reshape the world, and there’s plenty of opportunity for developers. So it’s a great time to learn how machine learning works. The 2018 Machine Learning Bundle takes

Possible iPhone SE 2 photos show off a couple of big surprises

If you’re on the lookout for a new iPhone with 3.5mm headphone jack, your dream may be answered with the upcoming iPhone SE 2. Despite a previous report stating that Apple would ditch the popular port