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Apple TV makes a comeback on Amazon

Amazon is finally back in the business of selling Apple TVs. The online retail giant stopped selling Apple’s set-top-boxes back in 2015. But the company is extending an olive branch to both Apple and

Nail the guitar sound of any song with Tonebridge

Tonebridge has thousands of presets that can make your guitar sound like pretty much any song ever. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Tim Cook teams up with Charles Koch to fight for dreamers

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch are usually on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but the two business titans are coming together to support a common cause: The Dreamers.

Super antenna iPhone cases, smart screen protectors, and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

If you’re plagued by dropped calls and slow data, say hello to Firefly for iPhone. Thanks to “super antenna technology,” this case can boost cellular, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi connectivity while

The FCC just killed net neutrality

In a shocking change to internet protocols in the US, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality. The FCC voted to repeal the landmark rules that protect consumers from

How to use Portrait Mode on iPhone X and 8

Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting are easy to use on the iPhones 8 and X, but there are a few neat features that aren't so obvious. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Face ID and Apple Pay converge in Apple’s latest video

Apple’s is pushing to make Face ID as ubiquitous as Touch ID with its latest video that shows how the iPhone X makes Apple Pay even easier. Because Apple removed the home button, activating Apple Pay

Maxed-out iMac Pro will make your eyes water and your wallet empty

Apple’s celebrated iMac Pro is finally available to buy, but it’s gonna cost you! The “basic” model will set you back only $4,999. But if you decide to shell out for the top-of-the-line version, your

iMac Pro is available to buy right now

Apple’s eagerly-anticipaed iMac Pro is finally available to buy, six months after Apple first showcased the new computer at WWDC. The “most powerful Mac ever” can be purchased today in 8-core and

This slim battery packs a big punch [Deals]

If you use a variety of devices, you might be traveling with a backup battery or two, along with a variety of charging cables. With the Graphene 11K Pocket Hypercharger, you can downsize to one of

This tiny gadget brings 360-degree video shooting to iPhone

Now that you can edit 360-degree video in Final Cut Pro, you might get the urge to shoot your very own immersive videos. The iPhone can’t do that all by itself (yet), but it can if you add this tiny

Apple offering free next-day shipping in time for the holidays

If you’re planning on buying any Apple products for Christmas (whether that’s for friends and family or a sneaky Yuletide gift for yourself), Apple’s just announced a bit of good news. For any

Final Cut update lets you edit HDR, 360-degree VR videos

On the day that the long-awaited iMac Pro finally goes on sale, Apple has rolled out a big Final Cut Pro update. Its professional video editing software now supports HDR and 360-degree virtual reality

Apple just made it a lot harder for rivals to compete on AR

Expecting Android device makers to rip off Apple’s augmented reality technology any time soon? Not so fast, a new report claims. Apple’s $390 million payday to TrueDepth sensor maker Finisar this week

Today in Apple history: Apple buys ‘iPhone’ web domain

December 14, 1999: Apple acquires the domain name www.iphone.org, prompting years of speculation that Cupertino is considering building a cellphone. While the news generates interest, some take it as

These are the malls and airports Apple provides indoor maps for

One of the iOS 11 features you may not know about is that Apple now offers indoor mapping support for a growing number of international airports and malls. While the number of airports and malls

Apple is ready to invest far more than $1 billion on U.S. manufacturing

Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund to help U.S. manufacturing isn’t capped at $1 billion, according to chief operating office Jeff Williams. The $1 billion investment was announced in May this year.

Apple seeds first iOS 11.2.5 beta and more to developers

Hot on the heels of today’s iOS update for the public, Apple has come out with a fresh set of beta updates for developers with the release of iOS 11.2.5 beta 1, along with new betas for Apple Watch

Pad & Quill’s bumper case wraps iPhone X in leather

Looking to add some vintage vibes to your futuristic iPhone X? The folks at Pad and Quill have you covered with the world’s first ever handmade leather bumper case for the iPhone X. The design for the

Punish Website only blocks ads on sites you blacklist

Punish Website only blocks content on sites you want to blacklist, so you don't cut off the ad revenue of sites you like. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)