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Apple had the hottest third quarter in a sizzling wearables market

Apple continues to expand its dominance of a wearable device market that only gets hotter with each quarter. Thanks to a price reduction on the Apple Watch Series 3 and the launch of AirPods Pro,

Swiss company gives Apple TV remote a more traditional overhaul

Throughout its history, Apple has tried to walk the line between futuristic, beautiful products and things that, in Steve Jobs’ words, just work. In the case of the bundled remote with Apple TV, you

European MPs want Apple Maps correction over Crimea controversy

A dozen members of the European Parliament have sent letters to Apple. They are demanding that it correct information Crimea, the Russian annexed peninsula. When viewed inside Russia, both Apple Maps

Bank accused of writing fake App Store reviews for official app

You’d think that, of all businesses out there, you could trust a bank, right? According to a shocking new report, the answer is a disappointing no. UK banking chain the Royal Bank of Scotland has been

It’s Green Monday: Score a second laptop monitor, VPN protection and more [Deals]

If you thought the holiday deals had passed, think again. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Green Monday, and here that means another opportunity to score great deals on gear and gadgets. Pick

The Morning Show continues to shine with Golden Globe nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association today revealed that Apple original The Morning Show has been nominated for multiple Golden Globes, including best television drama series. The news comes hours

Alleged Apple Car spy also may have possessed secret missile file

The ex-Apple Car engineer charged with stealing confidential files from Cupertino apparently had something else of interest to U.S. prosecutors: a classified file from the Patriot missile program.

Apple original The Morning Show bags first award nomination

Apple TV+ series The Morning Show just earned its first award nomination. Billy Crudup, who plays cocky network head Cory Ellison, is up for Best Supporting Actor in the Critics’ Choice Awards. Crudup

iPhone 12 could get bigger battery thanks to new circuit tech

Next year’s so-called iPhone 12 lineup could come with even bigger batteries thanks to brand-new circuitry. Apple has reportedly teamed up with a new supplier that is manufacturing a battery

Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR orders start Tuesday

Six months after unveiling its new Mac Pro, Apple has finally revealed exactly when customers can order the new pro-grade Mac and Pro Display XDR: Tomorrow. Over the weekend, Apple sent out emails to

Last chance: Save 25% on these luxury leather bands for Apple Watch

The Cult of Mac Store’s massive Black Friday sale is very nearly over. But if you act fast, you can still save 25% on luxury leather Apple Watch bands from Form Function Form. The entire lineup is

Space-saving USB-C docking stand sports a whopping 11 ports [Review]

Forget your frustrations with the minimal number of ports on your MacBook or iPad Pro. The Brando 11-In-1 Hub Type-C Docking Stand lets you connect virtually any peripheral to your computer. There’s a

The best Live Photo-fixing, nanny-hunting and Twitter-watching apps of the week

This week we find a nanny for our kinds, read Twitter on our Apple Watches, and restore animations to our Live Photos. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Record a podcast or vlog straight from your iPhone [Deals]

Podcasting and vlogging are the platforms of our age. So if you want to reach people, you want to be able to easily record high quality audio and video. Our iPhones already record pretty great video,

Last chance: 20% off terrific Twelve South accessories

Twelve South has long been making some of the best accessories you can buy for Apple devices. And right now you can save 20% on some of its hottest products in the Cult of Mac Store. We’ve got great

Get intense! Amp up Apple Watch workouts with HIIT [Cult of Mac Magazine 326]

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is all the rage these days. Proponents say it delivers many of the benefits of a much longer workout — but in short, sharp bursts. If you want to fast-track

Dig into our top 4 deals from Cyber Week [Deals]

How time flies. In the blink of an eye, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. If you’re still looking to scoop up some great deals on gear and gadgets, we’ve got four of the best from

Last chance: Save 15% on Mifa’s amazing Apple Watch bands

Don’t miss your chance to save 15% on all of Mifa’s amazing Apple Watch bands in the Cult of Mac Store. The traditional Classic Leather band, rugged Hybrid Sport band, and stunning Sparkle Bracelet

Game of Thrones star joins Dickinson for season 2

Apple is quickly adding new members to the cast of Dickinson as it gears up for a new season, including the actor who played one of the most iconic minor characters of Game of Thrones. Finn Jones, of

Iconic Arizona Apple store wins design award

Apple’s townsquare-style store at Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona nabbed the best of design award for retail and mixed-use space from The Architect’s Newspaper. The Scottsdale Apple store beat