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Apple is more valuable than it’s ever been

Apple has hit a new all-time high valuation as shares rose 1.7% to hit $234.09. That gives Apple a market cap of $1.058 trillion. Talk about valuable! It comes as investors expected top level trade

Apple patches iCloud, iTunes for Windows to plug malware hole

Apple’s latest patches for iTunes and iCloud for Windows are out to block potential ransomware attacks. The software previously contained a vulnerability that allowed malware to piggyback on Apple’s

Hong Kong legislator warns Apple against being ‘accomplice’ to China

Prominent Hong Kong legislator and IT entrepreneur Charles Mok has warned that Apple risks becoming an accomplice for “censorship and oppression” in China. In an open letter to Tim Cook, Mok

Save 59% on a Nomad Battery Lightning Cable for a limited time [Deals]

Keeping your iPhone charged on the go usually means carrying at least a Lightning cable and a backup battery. But with the Nomad, you get everything you need in one accessory. And right now, you’ve

Twitter makes its triumphant return to macOS with new Mac app

Twitter killed off its desktop app for Mac in early 2018. Now, a year-and-a-half later, an official Twitter app has made its way back into the App Store. And it’s all thanks to macOS Catalina’s

Apple’s AR Glasses are almost here! Catch the discussion, on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Apple’s AR glasses are about to be announced! At least according to one very reliable analyst…. we discuss. Plus: Mac OS Catalina is out, but you probably shouldn’t install

Apple aims to deploy its own 5G modem in iPhones by 2022

Apple reportedly plans to deploy its own 5G modems in iPhones by 2022. This “very aggressive” timeline will require Apple to carry out development, testing and certification. Until then, Apple will

Mac shipments fall ahead of big refreshes as PC sales grow

Mac shipments fell during the third quarter of 2019 as PC sales continued to grow, according to new estimates from Gartner. Apple’s market share declined as a result, but the company maintains its

Clive Owen signs up to Apple TV+ series based on Stephen King novel

Clive Owen, star of movies such as Sin City and Children of Men, is the latest big-name actor to sign up for an Apple TV+ series. Owen will act opposite Academy Award winner Julianne Moore in Lisey’s

Brydge plans iPad keyboard case with trackpad, slaps patent lawsuit on rival

Brydge today pre-announced a clip-on iPad Pro keyboard that incorporates a trackpad, something that only became possible with the just-released iPadOS 13. This would create a computer like a MacBook

Alfonso Cuarón signs multiyear deal with Apple TV+

Apple reportedly inked a multiyear deal with Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón to develop original content for Apple TV+. Cuarón’s deal with Apple will see him develop multiple TV series for the

Tim Cook explains why Apple pulled controversial Hong Kong app

As Apple draws fire for banning a mapping app that proved useful to Hong Kong protesters, CEO Tim Cook defended the company’s decision. In an email to employees, Cook explained why Apple pulled

iPhone 11 Pro Max battery whips Galaxy Note 10+

A battery test pitting the iPhone 11 Pro Max against its arch-rival, the Samsung Galaxy Note10+, found that Apple’s new flagship handset outlasted its competitor by over two hours. The test, done by

How to combine Live Photos into a shareable video

Now you can pick a bunch of your Live Photos, and turn them into a short movie with a single tap. Here's how to make Live Photos videos. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Amazon Music app arrives on Apple TV

Apple TV users can finally access millions of songs, playlists and radio stations using Amazon Music. Starting today, anyone with a 4K Apple TV or the regular HD model can go to the Apple TV App Store

Truth Be Told trailer gives glimpse inside intense murder investigation

Apple dropped the first full trailer for Octavia Spencer’s crime drama, Truth Be Told, which will debut on Apple TV+ in December. Spencer plays a journalist investigating whether she helped send a man

How to snooze your email with Fastmail

Fastmail has finally added a snooze feature for your emails, but it was totally worth the wait. Here's how it works. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

57 new emoji land on iPhone in iOS 13.2 beta 2

The biggest iPhone emoji update of the year is finally ready for testing if you’re a developer. Apple seeded iOS 13.2 beta 2 and iPadOS 13.2 beta 2 to developers today. The update comes just over a

Pixelmator Pro embraces Catalina’s Sidecar (and, surprisingly, Mac Pro)

Pixelmator Pro, one of Photoshop’s strongest competitors, is now fully compatible with macOS Catalina, including the ability to use an iPad as a second screen. And the high-end graphics app is also

Apple within 3% of hitting amazing all-time-high valuation

Apple is within 3% of hitting a record-high market cap, with a current valuation of $1.037 trillion. And it might be about to climb even higher. “Longer term, this is one of the best stocks out