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Apple proposes hybrid keyboard that’s also a trackpad

A future MacBook might have a hybrid keyboard that can sense when the. keys are lightly touched as well as when they’re pressed. This would allow the entire keyboard to function as a trackpad. Apple

The next Mac Pro won’t arrive until 2019

Professional Mac users holding out for the next Mac Pro are going to have to wait at least another year. After revealing in 2017 that it was completely redesigning the Mac Pro, some fans held out hope

Apple in talks with another supplier over futuristic MicroLED displays

Apple is reportedly in talks with another supplier as it works to bring MicroLED displays to future devices. Taiwan’s PlayNitride has gained approval to invest $17.1 million in a new MicroLED

Harry Potter actors reunite for new iOS game

Forthcoming iOS game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery will boast an impressively star-studded cast. Developer Jam City says the game will feature six actors from the wizarding movie franchise reprising

WhatsApp gets inline YouTube playback, improved voice recording

WhatsApp’s latest update gives you the ability to play YouTube videos inside chats so that you don’t have to be redirected to another app. It also makes a welcome change to voice recording, negating

These courses will make you a master of digital marketing [Deals]

Making money today means knowing how to market online. From social networks to SEO and more, the tools for connecting consumers to content are key to marketing. So for anyone interested in these

Facebook spies on your messages to make sure you’re being good

Just when you thought Facebook couldn’t be more intrusive, the company has confirmed that it keeps an eye on our Messenger conversations to make sure we’re being good. Messages you send are scanned to

Apple Watch Series 3, 6 months on

Surprisingly, the Apple Watch Series 3 has been out for six months already. While time has flown by (pun intended), the Series 3 watch has easily become one of my favourite Apple releases of the past

Today in Apple history: Mac users can run Windows with Boot Camp

April 5, 2006: Apple introduces the public beta of Boot Camp, software that allows users with an Intel-based Mac to run Windows XP on their machines. Boot Camp will officially arrive in Mac OS X

Spotify quibbles with Apple Music over The Weeknd streaming numbers

Spotify and Apple are in a battle over rival streaming music services, and sometimes such conflicts can turn a bit petty. After it was reported that The Weeknd’s latest album and lead single performed

Tim Cook pays tribute to MLK 50 years after his death

Tim Cook visited his home state of Alabama this week, and paid homage to American Baptist minister and activist Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Cook also met with

AirPort Express gets Air Play 2 support for whole-house audio

Air Play 2 in the first beta of iOS 11.4 lets users add AirPort Express base stations as speakers. Sort of. This could become a relatively inexpensive option for whole-house audio. What makes this

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and

Experimental iPhone app makes heart surgery safer

Medical advances don’t have to be dramatic. Even small changes can save lives. Take an app that uses an iPhone camera to determine if an artery is healthy enough to accept the catheter needed to

How to kick out companies that access your Facebook profile

Facebook now lists in one place all the companies that you’ve given access to your profile info. This makes deleting this access a snap, right from your iPhone or iPad. You may have taken a silly

These silicone Apple Watch bands are perfect for adventure-seekers [Watch Store]

Cult of Mac Watch Store is proud to feature a growing and evolving collection of the best Apple Watch bands and accessories on the market. And, we’re excited to announce the latest addition to our

Apple Music passes 40 million paid subscribers mark

Apple Music appears to be narrowing the gap with Spotify when it comes to paid subscribers. In a tweet this afternoon, Apple revealed that the total subscribers for its music service passed the 40

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in

Apple spared from Trump’s trade war with China – for now

The iPhone and other major tech products are safe from Trump’s brewing trade war with China. On Tuesday, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative revealed that it was slapping 25 percent tariffs on

Week’s best Apple deals: Save on an unlocked iPhone X

These week you will see the first price drop on an unlocked iPhone X — while conservative, it’s a start! You can also get an iPod touch at the lowest price, and save on power banks to keep your new