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Why Dashlane is the official password manager of Cult of Mac [Video]

Venturing online can be like an urban safari into the sketchiest, most crime-ridden part of town. The internet is full of scumbags, scalawags and scambots. That’s why it’s absolutely essential that

WWDC 2018 returns to San Jose, runs June 4 to 8

Apple will kick off its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 4. The week-long event, which will offer the first previews of Apple’s next big software updates, will again be held in the

How to rotate video on your iPhone

Shot your iPhone video sideways? Here's how to rotate video on your iPhone or iPad, without leaving the Photos app. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Google Assistant lands on iPad

Anyone wanting to try out Google’s rival to Siri can now do so on their iPad: A version of the Google Assistant optimized for iOS tablets just debuted. With the press of a button, the application will

All-weather Apple Watch band is perfect for sports junkies

Best List: Nomad Rugged Strap for Apple Watch Nomad, maker of minimalist, practical accessories for Apple Watch and iPhone, now offers a strap that is not only designed for active wearers, but is

Take your running to new heights with the altimeter in Apple Watch Series 3

Are you taking full advantage of all the neat new features in your shiny Series 3 Apple Watch? Cellular connectivity grabbed the headlines, but that isn’t the only hardware addition Cupertino managed

TSA accused of searching phones and laptops on domestic flights

We’re all used to our bags being searched when we go through airport security, but a number of reports claim that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is also searching the electronic

Fortnite beta FAQ: World’s hottest game comes to iOS

Epic Games is bringing Fortnite Battle Royale, the hottest game you can play right now, to mobile. It is now inviting players to enjoy early access on iPhone and iPad, with the first invites set to

Enhance your Mac with these 10 top-shelf apps [Deals]

Your Mac is a mighty machine, but it’s only as useful as the apps you install. With all the software out there to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start, and even harder to look at the

Apple has gotten boring, suggests brand reputation survey

Apple’s reputation has taken a hit over the last year, suggests the latest annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient poll, which shows Apple toppling from fifth place in 2017 to 29th place today. The

Apple says yes to third-party 3.5mm-to-Lightning cables

Apple has given third-party accessory-makers the go-ahead to manufacture their own 3.5mm-to-Lightning cables. It is also approving the use of USB-C connectors under its MFi accessories program, which

Facebook is getting ready to launch a special news video section

Facebook Watch, the social network’s video on demand service, is reportedly readying a news section, which will include partnerships with around 10 publishers. The news comes one day after Apple’s

Today in Apple history: CNN predicts doom for Apple

March 13, 1997: With Apple preparing to cut thousands of jobs, CNN reports that “the coffin door is closing” on Cupertino. Apple is doomed! Doomed! Now, with Apple’s stock price soaring two decades

iPad app could make cancer screening as easy as ordering from Amazon

Researchers have developed an iPad app that makes setting up lifesaving colon cancer screenings “as easy as booking a hotel room online.” Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in

Fortnite early access invites roll out for iOS later this week

If you’re frantically checking your email for a Fortnite early access invite after signing up Monday, give up now. Epic Games confirms that it won’t issue its first batch of download codes for iOS

Snapchat will let you share custom AR Lenses this month

In an effort to reengage with its fanbase after its recent badly received redesign, Snapchat is planning to allow users to create augmented reality “Lenses” and share them with the rest of the

Apple Music hits 38 million subscribers

Almost 40 million people now pay to listen to Apple Music. That’s not bad for a service that was met with skepticism when it debuted back in 2015. Apple Music still faces strong competition from

PGA TOUR AR brings pro golfing geekery to iOS

Watching golf is famously boring, but the just-announced PGA TOUR AR app spices it up a bit. It brings a live, augmented reality view of golf games to iPad and iPhone, putting the tournament in users’

Apple gets animated with new series from Bob’s Burgers creator

Fans of Bob’s Burgers rejoice: Loren Bouchard, creator of the long-running animated comedy set in a diner, has signed a deal with Apple to create two seasons of a new series. Central Park will be the

New iOS, macOS and tvOS betas bring more bug fixes

Apple users will soon receive operating system updates for phones and tablets, Macs and set-top boxes. Developers today received new beta versions for all these platforms Anyone from the public who