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Buy a new Apple device and you’ll get 1 year free Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is coming to screens on November 1, with a surprisingly low price of just $4.99. While only a few shows will be available on launch, more will be added every month. There’s also some great

Apple Arcade launches September 19, priced $4.99 per month

Apple’s gaming subscription service Apple Arcade will cost $4.99 per month and launch September 19. Apple showed off three launch games from its gaming service at today’s “By Innovation Only” event.

Apple’s most affordable iPad is bigger and better than ever

Apple today surprised us with a brand new entry-level iPad. It’s even bigger, with a 10.2-inch screen, and it now boasts a Smart Connector like iPad Pro. But it’s still nicely priced. Here’s

Polaroid printer will bring analog magic to your iPhone photos

Instantly sharing a photo from one iPhone to another used to feel like magic. Polaroid Originals wants to make the now unconscious daily routine a wondrous experience again. A new printer by the

Act now to lock in the best price for your iPhone trade-in

With today’s impending iPhone 11 reveal, excitement abounds for Apple lovers. However, one downside of the “By Innovation Only” event is the impending drop in value of your old Apple devices. Every

Live chat: Watch Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote with us

The stage of the Steve Jobs Theater is set for the biggest Apple keynote of the year — and we can’t wait to watch the iPhone 11 unveiling with you. Rather than live-blogging the Apple “By Innovation

GameClub service revives 50+ classic iOS games this fall

GameClub, the new subscription service that promises to bring forgotten iOS games back from the dead, is officially launching this fall with more than 50 titles. Minigore, Hook Champ and Super

Super Horn, Mega Mushroom will feature in Mario Kart Tour

Nintendo this week teased three big items that will feature in Mario Kart Tour for mobile. Both the Super Horn and Mega Mushroom will be available to players, alongside the brand new Mushroom Cannon.

Apple chipmaker hits record revenue highs in August

Long-time Apple chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported new record revenue for the month of August. This follows shortly after leading Apple manufacturer Foxconn

How to claim Fortnite’s sweet Psycho set for free

It’s almost time to bid farewell to the Fortnite x Borderlands crossover. But don’t rush to spend 2,000 V-Bucks on the Psycho bundle just yet because you might be able to claim it for free. Here’s

Apple Online Store goes down ahead of iPhone 11 event

The Apple Online Store has gone down hours ahead of today’s special event. “Be right back,” reads a notice on the site. “We’re making updates to the Apple Store. Check back soon.” When the Online

Microsoft bakes the best of Wunderlist into new To Do app

Microsoft’s fancy new To Do app has arrived and is available now across all platforms. The big overhaul brings the best of Wunderlist and combines it with an improved design. You’ll find more

iPhone shipments will slide in 2019 without 5G support

iPhone shipments are expected to slide by a whopping 15% in 2019, thanks in part to a lack of 5G connectivity, researchers say. But it won’t be long before sales are on the up again. A more

Facebook reveals how its iOS apps track user location

Facebook has clarified how its apps collect and uses location data, ahead of the release of iOS 13. While this data gathering is nothing new, iOS 13 will make it more obvious to users by calling out

Don’t expect to binge watch Apple TV+

Apple will almost certainly answer the last burning questions about its upcoming streaming video service at a big press event tomorrow: we’ll finally get the price and the debut date. But there’s a

iPhone 11 might lack two hotly anticipated features

On the eve of Apple’s “By Innovation Only” press event, a highly respected analyst just threw cold water on reports that the iPhone 11 will have a pair of exciting features borrowed from competing

How to watch Apple’s 2019 iPhone event

There are plenty of ways to follow today’s iPhone 11 event. Here’s how to watch it on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, PC or YouTube. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

This do-it-all wireless charger is the perfect AirPower alternative

Apple couldn’t deliver AirPower for reasons we’re still not completely sure of, but others have been able to pull off the seemingly impossible. One of those is Xvida with its terrific do-it-all

iPhone 11 might see tiny price drop [Updated]

The 2019 iPhone models are reportedly not going to cost more than their 2018 equivalents, with some configurations actually going for slightly less. If true, this will break a multi-year trend in

Apple software boss explains why you can’t schedule iMessages

One of the most-requested productivity features for iMessage probably won’t be added in an iOS update anytime soon. A Reddit user recently posted an email exchange he had with Apple VP of software