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Get in the holiday spirit with these winter-themed Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

Just in time for winter wear, check out these seasonal artist-designed, leather Apple Watch bands. These holiday-themed bands are the latest additions to Casetify’s saffiano leather collection in our

These are all the things Spotlight can find on your iPhone and iPad

Spotlight is a search-based personal assistant on your iPhone. It can find stuff stored on your iPhone, but it does way, way more than that. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

iMac Pro impresses in first hands-on reviews

Apple surprised us this morning by finally revealing the launch date of the iMac Pro, but a few lucky tech reviewers have already gotten their hands on the slick new machine. The first hands-on

iPhone X seemed ‘impossible’ to make, Apple says

Apple media boss Phil Schiller says that even though Face ID on the iPhone X works nearly flawlessly at one point in the device’s development the entire thing seemed impossible. Schiller sat down for

A month with iPhone X can’t cool our lust

It’s been about a month since the release of the iPhone X and I’ve been using it every day as my daily driver. We’ve already reviewed it, and even pointed out its flaws, but I wanted to do a follow-up

Teenage developer finally brings iMessage to Android

iMessage is finally available on Android, thanks to 16-year-old developer Roman Scott. The free-to-download weMessage app supports group conversations, sending attachments, and lots more. But there’s

Things 3.3 lets you email tasks to your to-do list

Things from Cultured Code is arguably the best task management app on Mac and iOS. And with its latest update, you have the ability to add new items to your to-do list by email. It’s easier than ever

Moon is a smart home security camera that defies gravity

Moon is the world’s first smart home security camera that levitates for 360-degree vision. Without any blind spots, it can keep watch over an entire room, with automatic rotation when movement is

Last chance to grab this Black Friday bundle of Mac apps [Deals]

Black Friday has come and gone, but some killer deals linger on. That includes this brimming bundle of eight Mac apps, headlined by PDF Expert and Roxio Toast Titanium. And now is your last chance to

Apple’s ridiculously powerful iMac Pro is coming this week

Apple’s eagerly anticipated iMac Pro finally has a release date — and it’s this week. Landing this Thursday, the new all-in-one desktop Mac will come in 8-, 10- and 18-core variants. It’s by far the

‘Everyone Can Code’ will teach Swift to 500,000 Chicago kids

Apple is expanding its “Everyone Can Code” initiative to 500,000 students in Chicago public schools and city colleges. The program provides the necessary tools to teach people Apple’s Swift

Today in Apple history: Apple IPO mints instant millionaires

December 12, 1980: Apple goes public, floating 4.6 million shares on the stock market at $22 per share. In the biggest tech IPO of its day, more than 40 out of 1,000 Apple employees become instant

Apple Pay could arrive in Brazil next

Apple Pay could be about to launch in Brazil, based on sources familiar with the matter, and terms and conditions issued by one of the country’s major banks. Users of iOS devices who attempt to add a

Steve Jobs’ ‘Blue Box’ will go on display in Michigan

If you want to check out Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak’s first ever product, book your travel to Michigan now! That’s because The Henry Ford museum in Dearborn has acquired a rare 1972 Blue Box in an

You can now pre-order apps in the App Store

Apple is now allowing all App Store developers to accept pre-orders for upcoming releases on iOS, macOS, and tvOS. Customers will be able to view product pages and place their order ahead of an app’s

iRingg sends YouTube ringtones to your iPhone wirelessly

iRingg takes YouTube, SoundCloud, or iTunes music, turns it into a ringtone, and pushes it wirelessly to your iPhone. Simple app sends YouTube ringtones to your iPhone wirelessly (via Cult of Mac -

Apple gets up close with Face ID in new ads

Still on the fence about buying the iPhone X with Face ID? Apple’s got a brand new set of ads that will have you ready to take the plunge by showing off how smooth Face ID works on the iPhone X. Apple

The best iPhone screen protectors

Dropping your iPhone may crack it, but the most likely way that you'll ruin the screen is to scratch it. To prevent this, you should get a screen protector. Here are the best you can buy. (via Cult of

Drones, fingerprint locks, and lots more [Green Monday Deals]

The post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy has finally subsided. To celebrate, here’s another shopping frenzy. In observance of Green Monday, we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on gear and gadgets.

10 things I hate about iPhone X

iPhone X is the best smartphone Apple ever made. It could be the best smartphone released in 2017. Like its rivals and every iPhone that came before it, however, it’s imperfect. As much as I love