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iPhone could get third rear camera lens in 2019

Apple plans to increase the number of rear cameras on the iPhone next year, according to the latest rumor out of Asia. 2018 iPhone rumors are just starting to kick into full swing, but a Tawainese

Apple adds RED leather folio for iPhone X

You won’t find a special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone X in the Apple store alongside the new iPhone 8 tomorrow, unfortunately — but if you want to support a good cause, you can get your hands on one of

Give your iPhone a tiny waterproof HD periscope [Deals]

If you’ve got car trouble, plumbing issues, or other pressing repairs, your iPhone or laptop can be great partners. Just plop them next to you and look up instructions about how to fix your problem.

HP’s pricey new iPad Pro competitor totally misses the point

Android tablets were never going to topple the iPad, so now Apple’s rivals are trying their luck with new slates powered by Chrome OS. HP is the latest to throw its hat into the ring with the

Preorder your (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, you can preorder the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition handsets. The totally covetable crimson smartphones look a lot like last year’s red iPhone 7 — but

Today in Apple history: Apple sells its 100 millionth iPod

April 9, 2007: Apple sells its 100 millionth iPod. Coming five-and-a-half years after the portable music player went on sale, the landmark event confirms the iPod as Apple’s most popular product of

Apple accused of abusing relationship with carriers in South Korea

Apple faces the prospect of sanctions in Samsung’s stomping ground of South Korea. The country’s antitrust watchdog is reportedly none too happy about Apple passing along advertising and repair costs

Snapchat finally fixes its messy Stories feed for some users

Snapchat has finally begun reviving its chronological Stories feed, fixing the mess that was introduced with its most recent visual revamp. Some users now have a new “Stories” section in their Friends

New (PRODUCT)RED iPhone could hit the Apple store today

If you’re waiting for a new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone, you may be in luck a lot sooner than you think! According to a new report, Apple will be announcing its latest limited edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone as

Steve Wozniak is quitting Facebook over data concerns

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that he is leaving Facebook over the continuing concern about its abuse of user data. “Users provide every detail of their life to Facebook and … Facebook makes a

Fortamento, Pen2Bow and other awesome apps of the week

Pages, Scanbot, Fortamento -- these are some of the best new apps released for Mac and iOS this week. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Create a 3D preview of your future home and office layouts [Deals]

Spring is here, and with the new seasons comes fresh plans for your home or office. But even just thinking about that process can be a headache (which the allergens in the air doesn’t help). So

Today in Apple history: John Sculley takes over as Apple CEO

April 8, 1983: John Sculley, former president of PepsiCo, takes charge as Apple’s third CEO. Despite a total lack of experience selling tech products, Sculley is lured to Apple by Steve Jobs himself.

Score the app that keeps your Mac’s hard drive humming [Deals]

Your Mac is a mighty machine. But to get the most out of your computer, you’ve got to take care of it. So unless you’re a computer technician, you’re going to want an app for that. Drive Genius is

Today in Apple history: Mac OS 7 gets its final update

April 7, 1997: Apple’s System 7 operating system receives its last update with the shipping of Mac OS 7.6.1. The update brings a few bug fixes and support for Apple’s new PCI Power Macs and the

Cult of Mac Magazine: Get ready to glimpse Apple’s future at WWDC 2018, and more!

In this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine: What’s next for Apple? We’ll find out in June, when the company hosts devs from around the world at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2018. Every year, the event

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple

Twitter won’t break third-party apps (at least not yet)

Twitter today pushed back a change to its service that will prevent third-party applications from offering notifications to their users. The services that Talon, Tweetbot, Tweetings, and Twitterrific

Big features make a comeback in iOS 11.4 beta 1

The first beta of iOS 11.4 brings back some big features Apple tested in previous betas, but then subsequently removed. Check out our video below to see iOS 11.4 in action. We run through what’s new

Stunning iOS 12 concept adds always-on complications to iPhone

The grand unveiling of iOS 12 is less than two months away and if it’s anything like this concept, the iPhone X might be set to go to an all new level. In this superb new iOS 12 concept by the folks