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Apple Watch rules the wearables roost in North America

Apple Watch continues to storm ahead of the competition in the North American wearables market. In the second quarter of 2019, it carved a 37.9% market share, according to new figures released by

Apple racked up almost 6 patents per day in 2018

Apple was granted the equivalent of almost six patents per day in 2018, racking up more than 2,000 over the year. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ranks Apple No. 11 on a list of companies awarded

You can now read the App Store’s ‘Today’ stories on the web

You can now enjoy the App Store’s “Today” stories on the web. They’re accessible in almost any browser on any platform — but getting to them is nowhere near as simple as it should be. The Today

Apple Music playlist transports you to the hottest Ibiza clubs

Apple Music boasts some 50 million songs in its catalog. That’s the equivalent of almost two miles if it was a heap of CD-based albums piled on on top of the other. To help make sense of all of this,

Get fluent in Photoshop, After Effects and the rest of Adobe Creative Suite [Deals]

Adobe’s creative apps are the industry standard for all kinds of visual creative professionals. But being so powerful, they’re also super-complex. And they can be pretty intimidating to learn. That

Apple readying up to 80 million iPhone 11 units for next month

Apple is readying 75 million 80 million iPhones ahead of next month’s iPhone 11 launch, says Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives. Despite some of his gloomier peers “yelling fire in a crowded theater” about

Creators of Shantae 5 spill more details on Apple Arcade game

Shantae 5, the latest installment in the popular platform video game series, is an eagerly anticipated title for Apple Arcade. Now the game’s developer has released some new information about the new

New York City is going to be seeing a lot more of Apple

Apple is on the hunt for big new offices in Manhattan, aiming to increase its footprint in the New York City area. According to a new report, Apple is searching for up to 750,000 square feet of office

Corning screen protector makes iPhone easier to use in sunlight

Amplify screen protectors use scratch resistance technology developed by Corning, and the latest version also has this company’s proprietary DX tech to make an iPhone easier to see in bright sunlight.

Healthy recipes prove easy with this meal-planning app [Deals]

Eating well is one of the best things you can do for your health (not to mention the environment). But it’s also hard for many people. After all, not everybody knows where to find good ingredients,

Apple Card is as friendly as a credit card can be [Review]

A credit card is a departure from Apple’s usual computers and accessories, but the Apple Card is just as gorgeous and the associated software every bit as easy to use as an iPhone or Mac. I’m among

See iOS 13’s best unannounced features [Video]

While there are hundreds of "under the hood" changes, these are a few of the best iOS 13 features Apple didn't announce, all coming this year! (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

Apple claims scary iPhone battery warning is for customer safety

Apple confirmed it added a new “feature” to iPhones last year that displays an ominous warning when users get their battery replaced by an unauthorized service provider. The iPhone-maker drew heavy

This is the handiest travel battery you can buy [Review]

This beast can charge all of your gadgets, recharges fast, and even acts as a powered USB data hub. A ZMI PowerPack 20000 review. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

AnyTrans makes managing your iOS device a breeze

AnyTrans is an all-in-one iOS manager and transfer app for Mac and PC, and a powerful backup utility for the iOS devices in your life. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

5 super-useful Terminal tricks for total noobs

Terminal is an alien environment for most Mac users. Check out these beginner Terminal tricks and tips to make you feel more at home. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

AT&T and T-Mobile join forces to fight robocalls and scammers

AT&T and T-Mobile today confirmed an unlikely partnership for a wonderful cause. The rival carriers are joining forces to fight robocalls and scammers. Both will deliver the FCC-recommended

Breaking up tech giants could get ‘messy,’ warns FTC boss

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission isn’t opposed to the breakup of America’s tech giants. However, he acknowledges it would be very, very challenging. “If you have to, you do it,” Joe

2019 could be the year Apple fixes iPhone naming

Earlier this year, I complained that Apple’s iPhone naming strategy was broken. Now, thanks to a popular case maker, we may know Apple’s naming choice for the 2019 iPhones: the iPhone 11, iPhone 11

A US university is teaching a course in iPad music-making

The iPad is great for playing around and making music, but can it be a serious music tool as well? According to a course at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, it sure can. The university’s “Creating