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How to make the most of the Files app’s column view in iPadOS

The Files app column view is one of iPadOS’ best new features. Take a look at how easy it is to use, and how powerful its tools are. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

EU eyes Apple Pay and its competitive edge

In August, EU antitrust investigators sent a questionnaire to banks and developers of rival payment systems about Apple Pay. They’ve gotten an earful, according to Margrethe Vestager, the EU

Adobe chief defends Photoshop for iPad following poor reviews

It’s no secret that Photoshop for iPad is unfinished. A lot of fans have accepted that and are enjoying it for what it is. But others are not, and they’ve forced one Adobe chief to defend its current

Your amazing iPhone photos could win you a bar of gold

Do you have iPhone photos you’re proud of? They might be stunning enough to win you some Apple gear or a bar of gold. The iPhone Photography Awards today announced a call for entries for consideration

iPhone 11 Pro camera beat by Huawei and Xiaomi’s new phones

The camera on the iPhone 11 Pro Max received high marks for performance from the independent testing lab DxOMark. It is one of the best smartphones for photo and video. It’s just not the very best

Apple II screenshots required a whole lot of extra hardware

Taking a full-screen screenshot on a modern Mac or iPhone is just a matter of tapping a couple of buttons. But things used to be a whole lot more challenging, as longstanding Apple employee Chris

Spanish Siri labels Bolivian president a ‘dictator’

Siri is in trouble again — or, at least, Siri’s Spanish-speaking cousin. According to a new report, the Spanish language version of Siri has been criticized for describing long-standing Bolivian

Shoot cinema-quality smooth video with this 3-in-1 discounted gimbal [Deals]

From dedicated digital cameras to smartphones, advances in technology have put incredible image quality in the palms of our hands. The images we can create with pocket-sized cameras are on par with

Supercell’s Rush Wars goes to the big App Store in the sky

It’s easy to look at games like Clash of Clans and think that, with the right marketing budget and remorseless pushing of in-app purchases, anyone could create a money-printing mobile game powerhouse.

Qualcomm may have just hinted that 5G iPhones are coming in 2020

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf predicts 175 million to 225 million 5G handsets will be sold in 2020. The company is also expecting new flagship devices with its 5G chips to be made available for sale

BritBox steps up fight against Apple TV+ with UK expansion

BritBox has stepped up its fight against Apple TV+ and other streaming services by expanding its reach to the United Kingdom. Priced at just £5.99 a month, the service offers an impressive catalog of

You can no longer downgrade from iOS 13.2 if you’ve already upgraded

Following the release of iOS 13.2, Apple has stopped signing previous versions iOS 13.1.2 and 13.1.3. That means that it’s no longer possible to downgrade again from the latest version of iOS if

Apple flextime policy eases new parents back to work

Apple now offers new moms and dads a month of flex time after returning to work from paid parental leave after giving birth or adopting a child. The hope is there’ll be less stress for the new

Pebbled leather makes Courant Carry a luxury wireless powerbank [Review]

The Courant Carry is a lightweight and sleek phone powerbank that holds 8,000mAh. Even better, it’s wrapped in pebble-grain Italian leather so it looks outstanding, which is very important for an

iPad growth enjoys a boost as Amazon skyrockets in Q3 2019

iPad enjoyed steady growth during the third quarter of this year, giving Apple an even greater share of the worldwide tablet market. But it is Amazon that will be most delighted with the latest

Brilliant Apple Watch accessory ensures AirPods never get lost

Ensure your AirPods always have a safe place to stay with the brilliant Wrist Fit Adapter for Apple Watch. It slides onto almost any band and carries your beloved buds wherever you go. And it’s just

Pro or no: Which AirPods should you get?

Choosing the right Apple earbuds is not as simple as before. When it comes to AirPods vs. AirPods Pro, which is right for you? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

It’s not too early to dream of these iOS 14 features

iOS 13 is still almost brand new, but some people are already looking ahead to the next version. An iOS 14 concept video is packed with suggestions likely to catch the eye of iPhone users, including

Elegant wall-mounted charger turns iPhones into art

There are wall-to-wall alternatives on the market for what was supposed to be AirPower. One actually mounts to the wall and looks like a piece of art while it charges multiple devices. The MagEZ Bar

The MacBook is a disaster. Can Apple fix it?

You'd have to be nuts to buy a MacBook today. The keyboard don't work, you can't upgrade them, and even macOS is getting worse. What can Apple do to fix it? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through