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Monday, February 27, 2017
  

Review: Twelve South’s MagicBridge is a beautiful way to join Magic Keyboard and Magic...

Twelve South is known for making some of the best Apple accessories available and this past week I’ve been using their new MagicBridge which joins Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2together. Read on for a hands-on...

Apple buys iCloud domain from Chinese social network

Breaking news: iCloud’s closing. (Not that one!)Photo: iCloud.net In an attempt to crack down on confusion and protect its intellectual property rights, Apple has acquired the website iCloud.net, previously...

Our hardware predictions for Apple’s rumored March event, this week on The CultCast

New Apple hardware in March? Reports say yes, indeed.Image: Erfon Elijah/Cult of Mac This week on The CultCast: It’s been five years of CultCasts! We’ll regale you with...

Apple debuts two new ads showing off iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode

Portrait Mode is a big selling point for the iPhone 7 Plus.Photo: Apple Apple has debuted two new ads, both shared to its YouTube page, showing off the Portrait Mode...

Today in Apple history: Apple and Cisco settle over ‘iPhone’ name

February 21, 2007: Apple comes to an agreement with Cisco over the iPhone trademark, which Cisco legally owns but Apple wants to use. Under the agreement, both companies get...

Become a worldly wordsmith with Rosetta Stone [Deals]

Master a new language with the latest version of Rosetta Stone’s critically acclaimed language learning software.Photo: Cult of Mac Deals Lots of us wish we knew another language, and we all have...

Verizon plans to roll out 5G network in 11 cities

5G is coming to Verizon in 2017.Photo: Verizon The next generation of wireless internet speed is nearly here. But only if you have a Verizon account. The carrier...

Buy one iPhone 7, get one free with AT&T’s new deal

One for you and one for a friend.Photo: Apple Now is a great time to upgrade to the iPhone 7 if you’re an AT&T customer. In its first...

Google shuts Spaces, the content-sharing app you probably never heard of

Last year Google announced a new app called Spaces with a simple goal: simplify the way we share things with people online. Sort of like a virtual room where you...

5.8-inch iPhone 8 may get baseline storage bump

Say goodbye to the home button.Photo: iDropNews Apple plans to increase the amount of storage offered on its premium iPhone model in 2017, according to the latest rumor out...

5 stock iOS widgets to keep your day on track

iOS widgets can put loads of useful data at your fingertips. A simple swipe to the right on your iPhone’s Home screen brings up the Today view, where widgets give...

iOS 10.2.1 might be the cure for your iPhone 6 and 6s battery woes

If your iPhone 6s, 6s, 6 Plus, or 6s Plus randomly shuts itself off, you probably thought a faulty battery was to blame. Widespread reports of this problem led to...

Go totally ballistic with these nylon Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

The colors pop in Nyloon’s vibrant selection of Apple Watch bands crafted from ballistic nylon.Photo: Lyle Kahney/Cult of Mac Breathe new life into your Apple Watch with a cool,...

Should Apple make iPad Pro compatible with a mouse? [Friday Night Fights]

Apple is again trying to convince fans that the iPad Pro is a suitable PC replacement. Earlier this week, the company rolled out new ads that remind us why...

Nearly 80% of all iOS devices now run iOS 10

iOS 10 brought a ton of new features to iPhone.Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac It’s only been five months since Apple unleashed iOS 10 on the world, but the...

Cloudflare data leakage doesn’t reveal 1Password secrets

Researchers discovered just a few days ago that the content-distribution network (CDN) Cloudflare sometimes returned garbled Web pages that could contain private and secret information instead of the cached data...

Serious Cloudflare bug revealed secret user data from major websites

For months, a bug in Cloudflare’s content optimization systems exposed sensitive information sent by users to websites that use the company’s content delivery network. The data included passwords, session cookies,...

Artist creates with Macs and lets nature take its course

Apple designs its products with an affinity for creatives of all kinds. But a French artist known as Monsieur Plant uses Macs to take “Think Different” to another level....

The United Nations steps in to define 5G, ending a marketing war

With mobile operators’ marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation. ...

Apple hits yet another all-time stock price high

What goes up must go… up further?Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac AAPL shares closed at yet another all-time high on Tuesday, with a value of $136.68 — or an...