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AirPods won’t escape Trump’s tariffs this time

Not all Apple devices will escape the taxes being levied next month on goods imported from China. The Trump Administration decided to delay tariffs on iPhone, iPad and Mac, but other popular products

Spotify might finally get Siri support with iOS 13

Apple might be ready to agree to a truce with Spotify that would allow iOS users to control the rival music streaming service with Siri. iPhone users have been unable to use Siri and Spotify together

These free Mac travel apps make summer a breeze

This post is presented by Dashlane. When it comes to summer, travel is the reason for the season. To help you get the most out of your wanderings, we rounded up some of our favorite Mac apps for

Microsoft Edge on iOS can now read your favorite websites aloud

Bedtimes stories don’t get much better than the latest stories from all your favorite writers at Cult of Mac. And now Microsoft Edge for iOS can read them to you. The new feature, added in the

How to pay off your Apple Card

Apple Card's best feature might be its ease of use. Here's how to see statements and pay off Apple Card balance with Apple Cash. It's simple and almost fun. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Trump delays tariffs on iPhone, Mac and iPad

Shares of Apple jumped over 4% after iPhones were removed from the list of items that will be hit with import taxes at the beginning of September. However, tariffs could still go into effect for

Contactless student IDs on iPhone open to more universities

Apple is bringing contactless student IDs to more universities. More than 100,000 students will get to enjoy the feature on iPhone and Apple Watch in the coming school year. The digital cards will

DJI Osmo Mobile 3 is a foldable, affordable smartphone gimbal

A smartphone stabilizer helps the mobile filmmaker record smooth footage. But its bulk and awkward shape can make it challenging to pack. DJI said it went back to the drawing board to create the Osmo

Snap’s Spectacles 3 are an ugly reminder why smart glasses aren’t ready

Despite Apple’s focus on ARKit and augmented reality, it’s yet to release the AR headset it is supposedly working on. Tim Cook has previously said Apple will only do it when it can do so in “a quality

Apple teams with Resolve for responsible gold sourcing

Apple plans to use more responsible gold in future products after teaming up with environmental group Resolve. Salmon Gold sourced from placer mining operations in Alaska will enter Apple’s supply

Sky Squadron may be the closest we get to Star Fox on iOS

Until Nintendo gets around to releasing classic game Star Fox on iOS, fans of the franchise may want to check out Sky Squadron. An upcoming vehicle-based blaster, it’s set to land in the App Store in

Updated Apple Maps rolls out to Northeast U.S.

Apple is rolling out its revamped Apple Maps app in the Northeast, covering Washington, D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and Maine. The refreshed Apple Maps continues to expand

Get more out of Gmail with one simple tool [Deals]

Plenty of us use Gmail because it’s reliable, easy to use and free. But with the right tool, you can get a whole lot more out of this uber-common email client. DarwinMail is a secure inbox tool that

Here’s what happens on Apple’s augmented reality walks

Apple debuted its AR[T] augmented reality walks in several cities around the world over the weekend. The walks take place from Apple Stores in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and

Apple will introduce all three iPhone 11 models in September

Apple will release all three of its new iPhone 11 models in September, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives claims in a note to investors. That would mark a change from last year, when Apple paced its iPhone

Fortnite 10.10 delayed due to ‘last minute issues’

Fortnite fans will have to wait longer for this week’s version 10.10 patch. The update was scheduled to roll out this morning at 4 a.m. ET, but has been delayed by Epic Games due to “last minute

Apple sued for alleged lack of transparency over iCloud data

A class-action lawsuit filed this week takes aim at Apple for storing some iCloud data on third-party servers. The company is accused of breaching consumer trust to sell iCloud subscriptions. It

Run Windows on Mac faster than ever with Parallels Desktop 15

Parallels Desktop 15 lets you run Windows on a Mac faster than ever, thanks to a performance-enhancing switch to Apple’s Metal framework. Today’s update to the popular virtualization app brings loads

This is the most beautiful multi-device wireless charger we’ve ever seen [Review]

Like the AirPower charger Apple wasn’t able to deliver, the Courant Catch:2 can wirelessly send power to multiple devices placed anywhere on its charging mat — there’s no need to carefully arrange

Patterning’s new shortcuts transform iPad keyboard into drum kit

Patterning, the iPad's best drum app, now supports finger-drumming using an external keyboard. It adds a whole new dimension to the mix. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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