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NBC’s Peacock takes on Apple TV+ with Battlestar Galactica reboot nobody wants

NBCUniversal has given a somewhat questionable name to its upcoming streaming video service: Peacock. It will face tough competition from Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV+, but will be able to offer

Amazon Music HD just upped the ante with lossless audio tier

Amazon has launched a new lossless tier of its music service, called Amazon Music HD. The new HD tier costs $14.99 per month or $12.99 per month to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon Music HD offers

Apple invests $250 million in the company behind Gorilla Glass

Apple is investing $250 million in Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass. Corning has worked with Apple on every iPhone since the original. The money comes from a $5 billion fund that Apple set

Learn to make Shopify a profitable part of your business [Deals]

Welcome to the age of eCommerce. Thanks to platforms that connect customers and sellers, it’s never been easier to get a product-moving business off the ground. But that means it’s also a competitive

Tim Cook missing from list of most inspirational leaders in tech

Apple is one of the most sought-after public company in the world for tech workers to want a job with. That’s according to tech recruitment site Hired‘s latest “Brand Health Report.” Given that Apple

2019 iPad Pro leak hints at triple-lens camera upgrade

This year’s iPad Pro lineup could come with the same triple-lens camera upgrade as iPhone 11 Pro. A leaked dummy unit clearly reveals a much larger camera module with three lenses for the next iPad

iPhone 11 review roundup: Great cameras make for great upgrade

The very first iPhone 11 reviews are out, which means it’s time to find out whether that $699+ you just spent on an upgrade was worth it. And you probably won’t be surprised to hear the results.

iPhone 11 Pro review roundup: Big battery, camera, display upgrades

There’s no question about it: the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are two of the best iPhones Apple has ever built — and arguably the best handsets in the world right now. That’s according to the first

Justin Theroux will star in Apple TV+’s The Mosquito Coast

Apple is adapting Paul Theroux’s popular 1981 novel The Mosquito Coast into a new Apple TV+ series. The novel tells the story of an inventor who takes his American family to live in the Honduran

Apple pouring $1 billion into iPhone production in India

Apple is reportedly spending $1 billion on growing its production capacity in India. This is part of an ongoing move away from the tariffs that will soon be levied on iPhones assembled in China. It

Satechi makes one of Apple’s favorite USB-C multiport adapters [Review]

The Apple Store has just two USB-C hubs with multiple types of ports, and one of them is made by Satechi. This offers USB-A and HDMI ports, as well as dual memory card readers, but so do many other

Instantly add dimension to your Mac’s audio [Deals]

It’s amazing what your Mac can deliver through a single headphone jack. Stereo audio is great, but to experience its full potential, you’ll need a little help. Boom 3D for Mac is an award-winning

Awesome but affordable leather bands for Apple Watch Series 5

Your Apple Watch Series 5 is on the way, so it’s time to start building up your band collection. A smart leather strap is a must-have for almost everyone — and it doesn’t have to be expensive. We’ve

Apple Arcade launches early to glowing reviews

The wait for Apple’s all-you-can-play gaming service is over for some people beta testing iOS 13. Apple Arcade isn’t supposed to open its virtual doors until Thursday, but many people who are beta

After recent hacks, tighten up your iPhone security the easy way

This iPhone security post is presented by Dashlane. To say the least, Google Project Zero’s recent surprising report on the iPhone’s two-year vulnerability to website hacks dented Apple’s vaunted

Magnetic bands could mess with Apple Watch Series 5 compass

One of the best new features on Apple Watch Series 5 may not work well at all depending on which band you choose to wear with your watch. Like all compasses, the compass on the Apple Watch Series 5 is

Brydge keyboard turns 10.2-inch iPad into a laptop

The Brydge line of premium keyboards is extending to the just-announced seventh-generation iPad — the first with a 10.2-inch screen. The high-grade aluminum casing of the Brydge 10.2 is designed to

How to use iOS 13’s new High-Key Mono Portrait Lighting effect

High-Key Light Mono is the first Portrait Lighting effect worth using. Here's what it is why you'll love this new iOS 13 feature. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple taps Charlie Hunnam to star in Shantaram series

Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam has landed the lead role in the highly-anticipated adaption of Shantaram heading to Apple TV+ next year. Shantaram is scheduled to start filming in October. It will

Wi-Fi 6 makes iPhone 11 faster than ever

An overlooked feature of the iPhone 11 series is Wi-Fi 6, a faster version of this nearly ubiquitous short-range wireless-networking standard. And it’s not just about speed. This update is expected to