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Two new apps record front-and-rear iPhone video simultaneously

A pair of new iPhone applications can do a handy trick: record video from the front- and rear-facing cameras at the same time. DuetCam does this for fun, while Parachute is a personal-safety tool.

iPhone app spots eye cancer symptoms before doctors do

Score a win for AI in its quest to replace all of our jobs, including doctors’. Scientists have developed a machine learning app that is being used to detect early symptoms of eye disease by scanning

All the ways to take a screenshot in iPadOS

In iOS 13, you can take screenshots using Apple Pencil. But there are many more ways to take iPad screenshots. Here's a rundown. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Here’s how to turn Live Photos into a video

Fans of Live Photos will be able to save one or more into a single video thanks to a new feature in iOS 13. Apple Support rolled out a quick tutorial on its YouTube channel Wednesday that shows the

CalDigit’s USB-C Pro Dock powers dual 4K monitors

CalDigit now offers the Pro Dock, a multiport USB-C hub that can drive a pair of 4K displays at a full 60Hz. There are plenty of hubs that let a MacBook connect to a single monitor, but this

MNML Case offers its new iPhone 11 series cases to Cult of Mac readers at 35% off

This discounted iPhone case post is presented by MNML Case. Now that you’ve acquired a striking new iPhone 11 at considerable cost, you’d better keep your investment safe. Luckily, you can do that at

Instagram steals from Snapchat for new Threads app

Facebook-owned Instagram launched a new standalone app today that pretty much steals some of Snapchat’s key features. Threads, rolling out globally to iOS today, is built around Instagram’s Close

Apple seeds full version of macOS Catalina to developers

Work has wrapped up on the full version of macOS Catalina, and Apple sent the resulting Golden Master to developers. This is the last step before releasing the first non-beta of version 10.15 to the

Apple finds a way to revolutionize the haptic keyboard

Apple invented an on-screen haptic keyboard with virtual keys that simulate movement, which should make typing a better experience. A laptop’s hardware keyboard is great for text entry but is in the

Apple Watch owners plagued by bad battery life under watchOS 6

Apple’s recent watchOS 6 upgrade brought a host of new features and faces to Apple Watch. But it has also had a nasty impact on battery life for lots of upgraders. Apple Watch Series 5 owners are

Larger iPhone SE 2 could arrive in early 2020 with A13 Bionic

Apple’s second-generation iPhone SE 2 will arrive during the first quarter of 2020, according to one reliable analyst. Ming-Chi Kuo of TF Securities reaffirms the device will be larger this time

Apple helps teach Swift coding lessons to kids as young as 5

Kids as young as five are learning the principles of coding — courtesy of Apple’s expanding Swift learning curriculum. As part of EU Code Week, Apple is highlighting how its Swift coding language is

First Indian Apple store will open in Mumbai mall

Apple has reportedly selected the location for its first Apple Store in India. The store will be located in Maker Maxity mall in Mumbai, India’s most populous city with a population of around 18

This is your chance to get free Netflix for life [Deals]

It would take a lifetime to get through all the content on Netflix. With this giveaway, lifetime access is what you get. Win this, and you’ll be able to binge through every episode and movie you want.

75% of Netflix users have no plans to jump ship to Apple TV+ (right away)

Apple TV+ and Disney+ may be the two new kids on the streaming services block, but the majority of Netflix subscribers are in no rush to check them out. According to a survey carried out by Piper

Apple removes app used by Hong Kong protesters from the App Store

Apple has booted an app used by protesters in Hong Kong out of the App Store. Called Hkmap Live, the crowdsourced app uses reports from a Telegram group that tracks the whereabouts of police and

Spectacular Untitled Goose Game could be coming to mobile

The spectacularly pleasant Untitled Goose Game could be on its way to mobile. Publisher Panic says it is “chewing on” the idea of bringing the phenomenon to Android and iOS. It just expanded its reach

Reliable source says there will be no ‘iPhone 11S’ in 2020

Apple will not release an “iPhone 11S” in 2020, according to one reliable analyst. Cupertino is instead expected to name its next-generation smartphone — which will launch next September — the “iPhone

Mario Kart Tour races ahead on first-week downloads

Mario Kart Tour may be a disappointment on a critical level, but it seems to be off to a good start in terms of downloads. According to new data from Sensor Tower, Mario Kart Tour racked up 90 million

Get free power anywhere with myCharge’s solar battery [Review]

A solar-powered battery should be part of any disaster-preparedness kit, and the myCharge Solar PowerFold can keep an iPhone up and running just by sitting in the sun for a few hours. We tested the