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Wall Street worries put the hurting on Apple’s suppliers too

It’s not just Apple which relies on, well, Apple to make money. There’s a whole ecosystem of other companies orbiting the giant Cupertino sun, too. And they’re all affected by whatever news raises or

MLB app uses Business Chat to make your ballpark trip easier

Major League Baseball’s Ballmark app has added support for Apple’s Business Chat feature. The update means that users can ask location-specific questions about their favorite stadiums. The feature

Apple may be gearing up to launch four new iPhones in 2020

Apple could add to the growing number of new iPhone models it introduces each year. According to an analyst at J.P. Morgan, Apple will introduce four new iPhones in 2020. This will include three

Build healthy habits with this stylish wearable [Deals]

All the conveniences of technology come with a cost, including to our health. So why not use technology to help keep healthy habits? Even better, this fitness tracker can be yours for less than half

As Jony Ive leaves, Apple employees keep calm and carry on

If you’re looking for a clear voice on what Chief Design Officer Jony Ive leaving Apple means for the company, don’t look to current employees. Almost as many of them think the change will be good as

Fresh public and developer iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 betas out today

There’s a cornucopia of Apple betas out today. For starters, the public can download their second pre-release versions of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. And, in a curious move, developers just got tweaked

New iPhone 11 processor should smoke Android’s best

This fall’s iPhone models will supposedly include a processor able to outperform any Android handset. It apparently won‘t be just a little bit better, as the source for this unconfirmed report on the

iOS 13 Shortcuts can automatically download new wallpaper

This iOS 13 Shortcut will grab a random wallpaper image from the internet, and set it as your iPhone or iPad's wallpaper -- automatically. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple goes all in on classic Texas Hold’em app

If you loved playing Texas Hold’em on your iPod in 2006, we have great news for you. Apple has brought this classic game back with a significant redesign. And, unlike the original version, it’s free.

iPhone thief posts selfie on victim’s Instagram

New Jersey detectives are searching for an iPhone thief who may ultimately aid in his own capture because he posted a selfie on the victim’s Instagram feed. The Kearny Police Department recently

Real-world 5G is 2.7x faster than 4G

Apple fans might be underwhelmed by 5G because they’ll have to wait another year for an iPhone with this replacement for LTE, but there’s a lot to look forward to. A new study of finds that users can

Check out Safari’s new pop-up tab control panel in iOS 13

In iOS 13, Safari gets yet another great new feature -- a popover tab panel with several super-handy options right under your fingers. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

New Apple ad says Face ID is safer than Touch ID

Apple tossed some shade at its own product in a new ad that promotes Face ID. The hilarious new ad shows how much easier it is to use Face ID over Touch ID as a vegged-out guy relaxes in his reclining

6 months using only an iPhone camera leaves pro photog inspired

Photographer Noe Alonzo gave himself a challenge that some people called ridiculous: He worked exclusively with his iPhone 7 Plus for six months. The results proved stunning. Even more surprising to

Why Wall Street analysts say you should dump your Apple stock

An unusually high number of analysts recommend selling Apple shares. And quite a few investors are listening, as the the stock is currently down over 2% just today, and the price is below where it was

Apple’s ‘two spiritual soulmates’ have left the building

Walter Isaacson says Apple has lost “these two spiritual soulmates who just lived and breathed the beauty of products.” The Steve Jobs biographer believes the company still know how to execute, but

Original Apple-1 manual goes up for auction for $10,000

Unless you’re Scrooge McDuck, an international arms dealer or some other wealthy individual, chances are that you won’t be able to afford an Apple-1 at auction anytime soon. But don’t give up hope of

Beta users can now sign into iCloud using Face ID or Touch ID

Users running the latest iOS 13, iPadOS 13 or macOS Catalina betas can now sign into iCloud using either Face ID or Touch ID. If you’re using these beta versions, visiting iCloud in Safari will

Need to drastically speed up an iCloud restore? Use ice, ice, baby!

If you’ve ever restored an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud backup, you’ll know it’s a long, mundane process. But there is an incredibly simply trick you can use to make it faster. All you need is plenty

Coaches charge big bucks to help kids kick the smartphone habit

Forget about Screen Time. Some affluent families are hiring special coaches to help wean kids off their devices. These coaches can charge anywhere from $80 to $250 per hour, with parents typically