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Apple Music could overtake Spotify this summer

Apple Music is on track to overtake Spotify as the biggest music streaming service in the United States. Apple’s service has been growing twice as fast, according to industry sources. If it maintains

Apple could launch a bunch of new devices next month

Apple could deliver its first new devices of 2018 next month. A new report claims the company is gearing up to launch a new iPhone, iPad and MacBook in March. We’ll have to wait longer for an Apple

HomePod shipping estimates finally start slipping

HomePod shipping estimates have finally started slipping just days before the speaker makes its big debut. New customers in the U.K. will now have to wait until February 13 for delivery, but Apple

Name your price to learn photography like a pro [Deals]

We live in a world saturated by images. So it’s extra hard to make photographs that stand out, especially as a professional. Whether you’re looking to make a living or just make nice pictures, it pays

Apple teams up with Cisco to fight cyber risks

Apple has teamed up with Cisco and others to offer a new cyber risk management solution for businesses. The package combines the most secure technology from Apple and Cisco with cyber insurance from

2018 iPhones to use Intel modems as Apple shuns Qualcomm

This year’s iPhone lineup will rely exclusively on Intel modems, according to one reliable analyst. Apple has been buying modems from Qualcomm, but it seems the chip maker is being shunned in light of

Today in Apple history: Original iPhone goes large with 16GB of storage

February 5, 2008: Six months after the first-gen iPhone went on sale, Apple releases a supersized version with a whopping 16GB of storage. “For some users, there’s never enough memory,” says Greg

Apple investigates iPhone X’s incoming call bug

Apple is investigating another iPhone X bug that’s causing users to miss incoming calls. Some report that their device refuses to wake when a call is received, leaving them unable to answer it. It

Apple Watch just got way more stylish for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just a little over a week away, finding a unique gift for your favorite female tech-lover just got a bit easier. Gift her with a beautifully made Apple Watch band designed for

A Hollow Doorway and other awesome apps of the week

A fun retro game that’s packed to the gunwales with zombie blasting action is just one of our selections for this week’s “Awesome Apps of the Week.” In addition, we’ve got a neat update to GarageBand,

Learn to become a project management pro [Deals]

Companies are hiring project managers at a record pace. The growing need to innovate while keeping costs down creates a booming market for project managers. So if you want to up your chances of

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs considers buying Yahoo

February 4, 2008: Steve Jobs reportedly considers buying the search engine Yahoo. Apple is one of several interested companies, following reports that Microsoft offered $44.6 billion for web portal

Gear up with the weekend’s best tech [Deals]

The best gear and gadgets don’t have to cost top dollar, and we’ve got the roundup to prove it. Included are a top shelf Bluetooth speaker, a WiFi-enabled 1080p camera, an air-purifying USB port and a

Cult of Mac Magazine: 5 things Apple needs to fix in iOS 12, and more!

Apparently, we can forget about big new features for iOS 12, as Apple is reportedly focused on “addressing performance and quality issues” in 2018. But, this is great news! Cult of Mac Magazine shows

Today in Apple history: iPhone comes to Verizon at last

February 3, 2011: The iPhone finally arrives on Verizon Wireless, the United States’ largest carrier, ending nearly four years of exclusivity with AT&T. The move comes as Apple faces pressure to

Bucardo takes Apple Watch from band to necklace

Note: If ordering for Valentine’s Day, the cut off date is Friday, February 6! The Apple Watch doesn’t need to live on one’s wrist alone. Bucardo has taken this idea to new levels with its elegant

Refurbished Apple TV 4K units are now on sale

Apple’s refurbished store is stocking up on new products heading into February. Right after Apple added refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units to its store this morning the company also added

Embellish your wrist with a one-of-a-kind batik Apple Watch band

Make your Apple Watch your own with a truly distinctive, statement-making strap worthy of a double take. The Batik Strap from French company Clessant is a refreshing take on an everyday accessory. No

How to stream music to anybody’s HomePod

A HomePod pairs itself with one single iPhone, but it can have a fling with others thanks to AirPlay. And with peer-to-peer AirPlay, you don't even have to give away your home Wi-Fi password. (via

Best iPad cases for every type of user

You have in your hands a brand new iPad. Now what? Sure, you can just go ahead and use it au natural. But consider: While iPads may look like hulking slabs of aluminum and glass, they are deceptively