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How Apple will spark an AR boom [Cult of Mac Magazine 313]

Apple’s long bet on augmented reality is about to pay off. Thanks to new tools for developers, and hardware that can handle the advanced apps they create, an AR revolution is in the offing. Find out

Get the skills you need to be a pro web and mobile developer [Deals]

If you want to catch the eye of potential employers, adding “web and mobile app development” to your resume is one of the best ways to do so. With the wildly discounted Complete Web and Mobile

We’ve got the wireless charger you’re looking for [Deals]

These days, if you’re not charging wirelessly, you’re living in the past. So if you want to get in on the futuristic fun and convenience, you can’t do better than the three wireless chargers we’ve

iPhone will finally get all-new design in 2020

Apple is just days away from unveiling the iPhone 11 lineup, but the rumor mill is already turning its attention to the 2020 iPhone. In his latest research note to investors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple claps back at Google’s claims of iPhone vulnerabilities

The accusations Google recently made about iOS security flaws were greatly overstated, deliberately “stoking fear” in iPhone users, according to Apple. The iPhone maker points out that the issues were

Apple tracking tags might be far easier to find than Tile

The item-tracking tags Apple is expected to unveil next week will have ultra-wideband radio technology, according to a reliable analyst. This will make them much more accurate than rival trackers like

How to use the new copy, paste and undo gestures in iPadOS 13

Text editing gets a major overhaul in iOS 13. Now you can select text easily, and use easy iOS 13 gestures to copy, paste, undo and redo. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

State antitrust probes of Google and Facebook don’t include Apple… yet

Separate groups of US state attorneys general are investigating Facebook and Google for antitrust violations. So far, there has been no word of AGs probing Apple. However, that doesn’t mean the iPhone

US orders Apple to identify users of rifle scope app

The Department of Justice has ordered Apple and Google to turn over names, phone numbers and IP addresses for users of a gun scope app that allows gun owners to calibrate scopes and capture video.

What to expect from Apple’s innovation-focused iPhone event

A whole lot of innovation is in the offing for Apple’s biggest hardware event of the year. CEO Tim Cook recently promised that Apple will unleash its strongest product lineup ever, and next week’s “By

Apple’s self-driving car sports sleek new sensor array

Apple made a big update to the design of the sensor array that powers the autonomous functions on its self-driving fleet of cars. Some eagle-eyed observers in the Cupertino area spotted the new array

Siri will one day discuss your health problems with you

The ability to have back-and-forth conversations about users’ health problems is one of several new abilities planned for Siri in “fall 2021,” a new report claims. Based on leaked documents, The

This is the start of a whole new era for Apple augmented reality

When Apple introduced ARKit in 2017, the augmented reality platform was hailed as a game-changer. Two years later, Apple’s AR push looks ready to deliver the type of experience that gets CEO Tim Cook

Clever case makes your iPhone feel like a classic camera

Your iPhone is a great camera trapped in the body of a smartphone. Shuttercase restores the ergonomic sensibility of your ancient DSLR to the iPhone with a grip and mechanical shutter button for

Applier supplier Foxconn sales hit new record high

Life is good if you’re Apple’s biggest contract manufacturer! Foxconn, a.k.a. Hon Hai Precision Industry, has reported its highest-ever August sales in the company’s 45-year history. Foxconn sales hit

Huawei’s latest AirPods clones beat Apple to noise cancellation

Huawei’s newest AirPods clones have beaten Apple to active noise cancellation (ANC). The new feature is rumored to be on its way to next-generation AirPods in 2020. But if you can’t wait, the latest

Pokémon Go dev coughs up $4 million to settle trespassing suit

Pokémon Go developer Niantic has coughed up $4 million to settle a class-action trespassing lawsuit. The massive payout comes after Niantic was sued in 2016 for allegedly encouraging dangerous play

Thieves rob Apple Store in San Mateo, escape with 40 items

An Apple Store in San Mateo’s Hillsdale Shopping Center was targeted by a trio of thieves Thursday night. They escaped from the San Mateo robbery with 40 Apple products. The San Mateo robbery was

iPhone 11 Pro and … one more thing? We talk Apple event leaks on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: A noted leaker says the September 10 Apple event will include a mythical “one more thing.” Plus: More leaks shine a light on next week’s iPhone announcements; a new

iPhone XR is easily outselling all other smartphones

The iPhone XR remains a big hit for Apple — not only in the U.S. but around the world. The $749 handset easily outsold every other smartphone during the first half of 2019, according to new data. We