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Juuk’s three-link Velo Apple Watch bands are tapered to fit perfectly [Watch Store]

Juuk’s precision-made aluminum Apple Watch bands are always on point. The Velo is the latest style in Juuk’s lineup of amazing steel bands — the Locarno, the Revo, the Ligero and the Vitero — and is

Today in Apple history: Bill Gates quits as Microsoft CEO

January 13, 2000: Steve Jobs’ longtime frenemy Bill Gates steps down from his role as Microsoft CEO, a month after his company’s stock hit its all-time high. The news coincides with a turning point in

The Side Hustle Bundle teaches how to make money online [Deals]

It’s 2018, the era of the side hustle. Because these days, everybody could use a little extra cash. And like everything else, you can find it online. That is, if you know what you’re doing. The

Cult of Mac Magazine: Your iPhone tracks your every move, and more!

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions

Man used Mac malware to make child porn, feds say

Mac malware was the secret key behind an Ohio man’s 13-year spree of creating child pornography, according to inditement filed by the US Department of Justice. By using the Mac malware known as

Apple shows iPhone X camera in a new light

The iPhone X’s advanced camera gets some prime time in the spotlight in Apple’s latest ad. Apple dropped the fun new spot, which highlights the next-gen photographic features of the $1,000 iPhone,

iRig Keys IO is all you need to make music on iOS and Mac

iRig Keys includes everything you need to create music -- keyboard, audio interface, monitor outputs -- in one Lightning-connected box. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week. Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot

How to get the best battery life from your MacBook

Looking after your MacBook battery will make it last longer. The good news is, you only have to make sure you don't keep it plugged in all the time to maximize battery life. (via Cult of Mac - Tech

Secret meetings provide further proof Apple is eyeing AR glasses

Apple reportedly met with the suppliers of augmented reality glasses components at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The company made a significant push into AR with the launch of

Spectre fix can drastically reduce iPhone performance

If the iPhone was a Pokémon, using a Spectre fix against it would prove super-effective. Benchmarks reveal that Apple’s latest update has a drastic impact on performance on some devices. Scores fall

Get fit for 2018 with these futuristic, workout-ready earbuds [Deals]

Welcome to the new year. Without effort, it may look a lot like the last one. But if you’re willing to put in the work, this could be the year you finally get in the shape you want. And it’s a lot

2017 was a great year for Mac sales

Mac shipments rose in a competitive computer market last year to give Apple a greater market share. The company, alongside HP, enjoyed impressive growth year-over-year, while big players like Asus and

How Star Wars: The Last Jedi director prevented leaks with MacBook Air

Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer and director Rian Johnson turned to the Mac to help him keep his top secret screenplay under wraps. According to a new interview with the filmmaker, Johnson used a

Catch the weird, wonderful and wacky gadgets of CES 2018, on The CultCast

This week, on a jam-packed, tech-tastic episode of The CultCast: We’ll tell you the weirdest, wackiest and most wonderful products revealed at CES 2018, the world’s craziest consumer electronics show.

Apple updates iOS security guide for Face ID, Apple Pay Cash

Apple has updated its iOS security guide to explain the intricacies of its latest security features. Following the release of iOS 11.2, the guide now covers Face ID on iPhone X, Apple Pay Cash,

Today in Apple history: iPod drives profits to new heights

January 12, 2005: Apple reports record earnings for the preceding three months, with holiday sales of the iPod and demand for the latest iBook giving the company a four-fold increase in profits. Apple

Samsung faces even more challengers for iPhone OLED orders

Samsung may currently be the only company to build OLED displays for the iPhone, but it faces a growing number of challengers going forward, a new report claims. Not only is LG Display widely expected

370,000 people in South Korea are suing Apple

The first ever class action lawsuit filed against Apple in South Korea involves 370,000 individuals — or the equivalent of one out of every 138 people who live in the country. As with many of the

Apple starts showcasing subscription-based iOS apps

As part of its efforts to highlight human curation-led discovery in the App Store, Apple is shining a light on different app-based business models and content types. In the latest illustration of