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How to use Apple Pencil with Pages for iPad

Pages 4.0 adds Smart Annotations, which let you mark up documents with red ink (and lots more), just like a teacher marks a kid’s homework. Here’s how to use it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Stellar speakers, smart doorbells, and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

If HomePod just doesn’t do it for you, you need the immersive sound of the UPstage 360. This incredible speaker uses patented technology to deliver high-quality sound that fills almost any room, and

The watchOS improvements I want to see at WWDC [Mockups]

In the three short years since Apple Watch debuted, Cupertino has massively improved its smartwatch. Remember the early days, when Glances took ages to load, only to show out-of-date information? When

Location for yesterday’s iPad event is new HQ for Apple’s coding initiative

The site of Apple’s education-themed event yesterday, Lane Tech College Prep High School, is set to become a special hub for the company’s “Everyone Can Code” initiative. Working with Chicago Public

Tech giants, including Apple, take a big plunge on the stock market

Tech stocks are dominating right now, but they got a bit of a wakeup call yesterday. Apple included. According to a new report, a plethora of tech giants — inlcuding Apple, Alibaba, Amazon, Baidu,

Unleash your inner storyteller with 6 creative apps [Deals]

There’s a story in all of us. To get it out, though, you’ll need more than just a tale to tell. You’ll need skills and tools to connect your stories with an audience. And in the digital age, there are

iPhone throttling lawsuits will be combined into one giant class action

Apple’s iPhone throttling iOS update may have died down in the news cycle, but that doesn’t mean that the complaints are going away. According to a new report, Apple currently has at least 59 separate

Fortnite offers exclusive loot to Twitch Prime subscribers

Fortnite players can now get their hands on exclusive loot simply by linking their Twitch Prime accounts. The gear pack includes two outfits, back bling, and a glider — and Epic just revealed a sweet

Today in Apple history: Apple racks up staggering $700 million loss

March 28, 1996: In a dire message to Wall Street, Apple warns that it will report a $700 million after-tax loss for its most recent quarter. Apple’s biggest quarterly loss in history, the shocking

This PRODUCT(RED) iPhone X mockup is RED hot

Apple didn’t announce a mid-year iPhone refresh at yesterday’s education-focused media event, but that isn’t stopping fans from dreaming. Leading the pack is designer Martin Hajek, who has taken a

New iPhone cases and Apple Watch bands burst with spring colors

Celebrate spring with new iPhone and iPad cases, plus new Apple Watch bands, all now available in seasonal colors. Yellow, blue and pink are everywhere, with leather, silicone and nylon as materials.

How to get Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad for $309

Apple unveiled its cheapest 9.7-inch iPad ever today, only there’s a catch: it’s only the cheapest iPad ever if you meet certain qualifications Most normal customer won’t qualify for the special $309

Firefox now puts Facebook in a ‘container’ so it can’t track you

None of us are happy with the way in which Facebook is handling our data, but many of us rely on the platform too much to follow the #deletefacebook movement. Thanks to Mozilla, you can now enjoy the

Moog brings world’s first portable synth to iPad

Moog's amazing Model D synth is a perfect reproduction of the seminal Minimoog hardware, with some added iOS-only extras. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Next Apple Watch might be plus-size

Apple Watch isn’t just growing in sales — it’s about to grow in size, too. At least, that’s the prediction of an analyst with long track record for accuracy. A larger display would make room for a

You can now watch the full video of Apple’s March 27 keynote

Didn’t catch the live blog of Apple’s keynote this morning? Don’t worry. The livestream has just been posted. Apple’s event this morning in Chicago was the first one in years that didn’t offer a live

Cinematic lens brings Hollywood look to iPhone video

Moment, the maker of premium smartphone lens attachments, unveiled a filmmaker bundle Tuesday that includes an anamorphic lens. The square lens will give iPhone video a similar look to the wide,

How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

Just tap your Apple pencil onto your iPad's lock screen, and you can be writing and drawing a new note instantly. And in some ways, lock-screen notes are even better than paper notes. (via Cult of Mac

iPad makes homework a blast in Apple’s fun new ad

Homework was always a dreaded task back in the days of paper and pencil but in Apple’s new ad, doing homework looks like a total blast. Eager to highlight its skills in the education market, Apple’s

Everything Apple revealed at its ‘field trip’ event

Apple is ready to make a major push into the education market. During its keynote in Chicago this morning, the company revealed how it plans to make students and teachers fall in love with Apple.