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You can now buy an iMac Pro from your local Apple Store

The iMac Pro is finally available to buy to walk-in customers in brick and mortar Apple Stores. Apple’s “most powerful Mac ever” was previously been made available to buy online on December 14, while

Get paid for your screen time as a copywriter [Deals]

The more time people spend on their devices, the more need there is for readable content. So copywriting is one of the most portable and reliable work skills you can learn. This Copywriting Mastery

Apple’s Chicago Store cordons off outdoor area due to snowfall

Apple’s flagship Chicago Apple Store may be designed to look like a giant MacBook, but it’s apparently not designed to cope with the area’s harsh winters and snowfall. Or, at least, that’s according

Nearly 67,000 iPhone users in South Korea want to sue Apple

Apple has been the subject of multiple class action lawsuits since admitting that it purposely throttles the speed of older iPhones. However, no lawsuit is quite as big as one that’s brewing in South

What’s the best Apple gadget of 2017? Catch our picks, on The CultCast

Very spicy episode this week on The CultCast: We break down why everyone is pissed that Apple is slowing down iPhones and Macs with older batteries, and how you can tell if you’re being throttled.

Today in Apple history: Apple ships world’s largest LCD display

December 29, 1999: Apple starts shipping its unfathomably large 22-inch LCD “Cinema Display.” The biggest LCD computer display available anywhere in 1999, Apple’s all-digital flat panel is a far cry

Week’s best Apple deals: More great prices on MacBook Pros and iPads!

Act fast and you can score a great deal on a 2017 MacBook Pro or a current-gen iPad! You’ll also find a free Minecraft iPhone game and a very inexpensive embroidered iPhone case in this week’s roundup

Apple apologizes with $29 iPhone battery replacements

Apple has offered iPhone customers yet another apology for intentionally slowing down the CPU on some older iPhone models in order to increase overall performance. In a letter to customers this

Best Mac apps of 2017

As the year nears its end, it’s time to take a look back at everything that was awesome in 2017. As usual, Mac developers rolled out some stellar software, which means macOS remains the best platform

These widgets will stop you losing your tiny Apple Pencil parts

Fintie's super-cheap accessory kit will stop you losing all the ridiculously tiny parts of your Apple Pencil. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

The iOS apps that dominated our screens in 2017

2017 was a great year for Apple as a whole, and the App Store was no different. From messaging apps to music-generating tools to a smart AI assistant, Apple and various third-party developers

Creepy video shows how iPhone X can make your face vanish

Having your own invisibility cloak could soon become a reality thanks to the iPhone X. Kind of. Japanese developer Kazuya Noshiro showed off a demo of an app he’s working on that uses the iPhone X’s

iOS Mail filters quickly tame overflowing mailboxes

Mail for iOS has a hidden filter that can make overflowing mailboxes much easier to deal with. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

‘Steve Jobs’ could be Italy’s hottest new fashion line

An Italian clothing company going by the name of “Steve Jobs” has won its long-standing legal battle with Apple for the right to sell jeans with Jobs’ name on them. The company — founded by brothers

Apple in 2017: A year of epic proportions

2017 was a pretty damn good year for the world’s most profitable tech company. Apple did much more than rake in more cash than any company this year. Cupertino also pushed out its most impressive

From Silicon Valley to Da Vinci: 2017’s most gripping tech books

Looking for a great book to bury yourself in to escape the winter chill (or simply the demands of visiting relatives)? Fortunately, as far as tech-focused books go, 2017 was a great year. Here are our

Apple’s first Saudi Arabia retail store could open as soon as 2019

Apple is in discussions to open a retail store in Saudi Arabia in 2019, a new report claims. At present, Apple is in second place in the Saudi market behind Samsung. Despite this, it has no direct

Walk into 2018 with iOS 11 coding skills [Deals]

2017 was a beast of a year, so let’s best it in 2018. A solid resolution for anyone to make is to learn some new skills. And one thing that definitely hasn’t changed since last year is the value of

South Korean regulator wants answers from Apple about slowing old iPhones

South Korea’s broadcasting and telecom regulator, the Korea Communications Commission, wants an explanation from Apple as to why it purposely slowed down old iPhones. “We are hoping to get some

Today in Apple history: Stock ‘backdating’ scandal hits Steve Jobs

December 28, 2006: As the rest of the country enjoys a much-deserved holiday, Apple gets embroiled in a stock “backdating” scandal. The news, centered on the dubious awarding of stock options to Steve