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Mophie’s newest iPhone battery case is surprisingly svelte [Review]

The latest Juice Pack Air from Mophie proves iPhone battery cases don’t have to be bulky. This one is relatively slender, while still extending the time between recharges a considerable amount.

Banish boredom with these incredibly fun Apple Watch bands

Casetify’s newest Apple Watch bands have arrived in a bunch of spectacular styles that are sure to turn heads. Whether you’re after a rush of color, subtle sophistication, or a trend-setting statement

CarPlay’s simple Calendar app has one killer feature

Apple’s Calendar app finally comes to CarPlay in iOS 13. It might not look like much, but it makes getting to meetings and events super-simple. Here’s how the Calendar app works — and how you’ll use

Upcoming iPhone XI gets third eye in intriguing new renders

With renders and dummy units showing how a third rear camera might look on 2019 iPhones, there’s still some debate about how the new lens array will look on the final product. Notorious

Adding VPN protection to your iPhone is easier than you think

This post is presented by Dashlane. If you’ve ever read our website (hi), you know we’re big fans of virtual private networks. A solid VPN can keep your online activity secure and anonymous by

Need a new iPhone for iOS 13? Sell your old one and upgrade today

Now anyone can download and try out the iOS 13 public beta. But if you’re still rocking an iPhone 6 or earlier, it’s not going to be compatible. The good news is Cult of Mac can help you bag a cheap

Eventide brings iconic music effects to iOS

Pioneering electronic music company Eventide has just released three effects apps that run on the iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to testers

Apple has come out with new beta builds every single day this week and today is no exception. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s fourth beta build of iOS 13 for developers, Apple has released the third

Verizon hotspot brings 5G to Mac and iPad today

Anyone ready to have 5G now can get Verizon’s latest mobile hotspot and connect their Mac or iPad to it. The Inseego MiFi allows up to 15 devices to simultaneously take advantage of these ultrafast

Instagram makes ‘likes’ disappear in even more countries

Instagram’s hidden “likes” experiment is expanding to six other countries as the photo-sharing app continues to change features to make social media a more positive experience. Instagram made the

Fear of iPhone chip shortage spurs Apple trip to Korea

Apple reportedly flew a team to Seoul as the tech giant sweats a trade dispute between South Korean and Japan that could lead to a shortage in iPhone chips and OLED panels. The meeting with Samsung,

New Pokémon Masters trailer teases big battles, co-op play

A new trailer and additional information for Pokémon Masters has dropped ahead of the game’s much-anticipated debut this summer. The one-minute clip reveals more gameplay, including explosive battles

Everything new in iOS 13 developer beta 4

iOS 13 beta 4 is available. Here's what's new, what's fixed, and what's gotten broken. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Sleek stand transforms iPads and iPhones into desktop devices [Deals]

For many, our mobile devices are part of the daily workflow. We keep our computer screens for the sake of our necks and eyes, but mobile devices hold our attention no less than our laptop or desktop

Mac app lets you enjoy Continuity with Android devices

Not every Mac owner uses an iPhone, and that means they often miss out on first-party features like Messages and iCloud. But there’s one feature Android users can now enjoy. KDE Connect is a new macOS

Sky: Children of the Light brings a stunning adventure to iOS

Sky: Children of the Light, the gorgeous new adventure game from the makers of Journey, has finally landed on iOS. The game hopes to deliver “a world of wonder where compassion and generosity are

Belkin’s latest wireless chargers debut at the Apple Store

The Apple Store’s selection of third-party accessories keeps growing. A trio of chargers from Belkin in a range of different designs just launched there, only a day after Mophie’s new charging lineup

Why Apple doesn’t prosecute factory workers who leak iPhone secrets

When the casing or another component for an unreleased iPhone leaks before the official unveiling, it’s often because someone at an assembly plant in China snuck it out. Apple always does its best to

Juuk’s stunning Vitero bands for Apple Watch are now 20% off

Add a touch of class to your Apple Watch with a stunning Vitero band from Juuk Design. Made from high-grade 6000 series aluminum, they’re incredibly robust but lightweight, and available in a range of

Snoopy heads to space in brand-new Apple TV+ original

Apple’s got one more surprise to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing: a preview of its upcoming Peanuts TV show. The first teaser for the Snoopy in Space series starts with the