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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

These 8 words persuaded Angela Ahrendts to join Apple

It took Apple nearly a year to convince Angela Ahrendts to ditch Burberry join Apple as the company’s head of retail. Ahrendts discussed Apple’s recruiting process in a recent podcast interview and

How Ross Perot changed the course of Apple history

American business magnate and politician Ross Perot died yesterday at the age of 89. However, while the world probably remembers Perot best for his 1992 and 1996 presidential campaigns, Perot also

Kid streams Fortnite all day to raise thousands for dad’s cancer care

A young Fortnite fan has been streaming the game for 10 hours a day to raise money for his father’s cancer treatment. ZylTV has already raised over $13,000 playing the hit battle royale game on

Zoom rushes to fix its webcam-accessing flaw on Macs

Zoom conference calls are as much of a part of modern office working life as disagreements about the air-con system. But security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh recently stumbled upon something

Apple wants to help young Londoners avoid gang life

Apple wants to offer opportunities to kids in London who are at risk of being caught up in gang life. In partnership with City Hall, its new “Made in LDN” program will offer youths free coding,

HomePod is finally on its way to Japan

Apple is gearing up to launch HomePod in Japan — more than two years after the device got its first unveiling. Smart speaker shoppers will be able to pick one up in the coming weeks for 32,800 yen

Apple kicks off China app accelerator with ARKit workshop

Apple has opened a new Design and Development Accelerator in China to promote app development in the country. Located in Shanghai, the accelerator features a range of lectures, workshops, networking

iOS 13’s Game Center generated nicknames are gloriously weird

If you thought that Apple had slightly lost its touch when it comes to naming products, you’re not likely to be swayed by the nickname suggestions included on iOS 13’s Game Center. They are, well,

Insurance giant Anthem hires away several Apple Health employees

Several Apple Health employees, including a 24-year veteran of the company, have been hired away by insurance giant Anthem. The hirings come at a time when insurers are changing their offerings to

Another iOS 12.4 beta moves Apple Card debut closer

Apple committed to releasing its much-anticipated credit card some time this summer, and that promise moved closer to coming true today with the introduction of the sixth developer beta of iOS 12.4.

HBO Max taps Friends to take on Apple TV+

The already crowded market for streaming video services is getting a little more so. WarnerMedia just unveiled HBO Max, which will include original programs as well as shows created for The WB like

3 ways to block annoying calls and messages in iOS 13

iOS 13 lets you block unknown callers and unwanted email, and control who can send you an iMessage. Here's how it all works. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)