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Score 9 Mac apps, including CrossOver and CleanMyMac, at a huge discount [Deals]

Macs are mighty productivity machines, but they’re only as useful as the apps you install. It can be hard to know where to start, so this massively discounted bundle of top-tier productivity apps

Apple exporting its ‘Made in India’ iPhones to Europe

Apple has reportedly starting exporting some of its “Made in India” iPhones to Europe. This marks a leap forward in Apple’s plans to make India one of its manufacturing hubs. Previously, phones made

AirPod saved from subway suicide with makeshift sticky stick

This lucky AirPod will live to see another day. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Candy Crush Saga drops its landmark 5,000th level

Having launched back in 2012, Candy Crush Saga is, believe it or not, one of the veterans of App Store gaming. And, boy, has it hit the milestone to prove it! This week, the game that’s known for

Trump ‘concerned’ about French law targeting Apple and other tech giants

President Donald Trump is stepping up to defend Apple. Well, kind of. The president ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on big tech companies like Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.

This little adapter lets you use AirPods with almost anything

AirPods might just be the most convenient wireless headphones money can buy. But because they rely on Bluetooth, you can’t use them with everything. This little adapter from RHA hopes to change that.

Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app disabled over eavesdropping concerns

Apple temporarily disabled the Apple Watch Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed users to listen in on another person’s iPhone calls without their knowledge. The app will

You can now search transcripts of every 2019 WWDC dev session

WWDC may be best known to casual Apple fans for its keynote speech, but it’s a whole educational week for devs. While the best way to experience the Developer’s Conference is to attend live, not

Apple fixes major Zoom video conferencing security flaw

Mac users who’ve used the Zoom video conferencing application can now be assured that a serious security flaw has been dealt with. Apple pushed out a patch that removed the vulnerability from every

Satechi dual HomeKit plug makes your outlets smarter [Review]

Satechi’s dual-socket smart outlet lets you easily dip your toe into home automation. There’s nothing to install — you just plug it in — but the Dual Smart Outlet still allows you to control two

iPhone’s notch and Face ID could disappear in 2021

Apple is reportedly giving up on facial recognition and instead going with a full-screen fingerprint scanner. This will allegedly allow the company to leave off the “notch” from every iPhone model

Thieves smash into Texas Apple store with a truck

A gang of thieves used a stolen pickup truck to crash through the glass doors of an Apple Store in Houston last night. What the bungling burglars hadn’t counted on was the deputy sheriff working as a

How I kept my iMac running for a decade

My old iMac is almost ten years old, and probably faster than when it was new. Here's how to keep your old Mac ticking along. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Awesome new iPad lineup could already be in production

The first details about multiple unannounced 2019 iPad models are leaking out. Several Apple tablets just appeared in a Eurasian intergovernmental agency’s database. And production for at least one of

You can no longer control Nest devices from your Apple Watch

Google has decided it will no longer support the Nest app for Apple Watch. The move means you can’t control Nest smart devices from your wrist anymore. The Nest app for Google’s own Wear OS platform

How to make and use Memoji stickers without Face ID

In iOS 13, you can create Memoji on any iPhone or iPad, and then use them as custom iMessage stickers. Here's how to do it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple explores dual-screen MacBook with tactile keyboard

Apple is considering a MacBook with two displays, with the second screen acting as a keyboard. By necessity, iPads already employ on-screen keyboards but these lack tactile feedback. Apple is looking

iPhone Price Index reveals true cost of our precious devices

To a British Apple fan, a new iPhone is 133 percent more expensive than it was when the iPhone first launched in 2007. In Ireland, it’s only 2 percent. A new iPhone Price Index tracks actual price

Microsoft is working on mobile Xbox controllers for iPhone

Microsoft has started developing new Xbox controllers for mobile gaming. Prototype images reveal how the gamepads might attach to the sides of your iPhone and iPad for portable play. The controllers

What Game of Thrones tells us about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple [Opinion]

It’s been more than a week since the shocking news that Jony Ive is leaving Apple, and everyone is still trying to make sense of what it means for the company’s future. According to some, it’s an