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iOS 11 Beta 2 — What’s New? [Video]

iOS 11 Beta 2 — What’s New? Apple just released the second iOS 11 beta, and as expected it irons out plenty of wrinkles. It’s still not ready for everyday use on a main machine, of course, and there are still plenty of glitches (the Dock and all kinds of multitasking were missing from my […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple wants records labels to take smaller cut of streaming revenues

Negotiations for new Apple Music deals are currently underway with record labels and this time around Apple wants to come away with a much bigger cut of the revenue after overpaying for the last two years. The company is likely to get its wish too, according to a new report that reveals the labels are […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

New Siri icon in iOS 11 may hint at iPhone 8’s virtual home button

Apple may have left a big clue in iOS 11 that points to some huge design changes coming later this year to the iPhone 8. While doing some testing with the new Do Not Disturb When Driving feature, eagle-eyed Apple observers have spotted a new icon for Siri in iOS 11 that appears to be […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple seeds second betas for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and more

Developers received the second batch of beta builds today of the new software Apple unveiled earlier this month during its Worldwide Developers Conference. Beta build 2 for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 were seeded...Show More Summary

Virgin Mobile innovates by going iPhone-only

In an effort to regain relevancy in the ridiculously competitive mobile network space, Virgin Mobile CEO Richard Branson revealed today that his company is going all-in on iPhone. Virgin Mobile is set to become the first-ever iPhone-only...Show More Summary

Tim Cook takes a dive in top CEO ranking

Apple CEO Tim Cook saw his approval rating among employees dip considerably in 2017, based on a new survey that ranks the world’s top CEOs based on employee reviews. Cook has consistently placed high in GlassDoors annual CEO rankings usually falling in the top 20 and sometimes cracking into the top 10. But for the […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Week’s best Apple deals: Save tons by buying third-party!

It’s no secret that Apple is expensive, which is why sometimes it’s a great idea to buy Apple items and Apple-compatible accessories elsewhere. See such deals on Apple Watch bands, cables and hardware in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals. Belkin Sport Band for Apple Watch for $10 Sports bands will set you […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

SEGA Forever collection brings free console classics to iOS

SEGA’s back catalog of games is one of the best there is, and the Japenese giant won’t stand by and watch it die. It’s new Forever collection for iOS offers a growing catalog of classic console titles from every era — from Master System to Dreamcast. What’s more, every one is free to play. Nintendo […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Turn your iPhone into a personal language tutor [Deals]

The world is constantly growing more connected. That means there’s more value than ever in learning a new language. Of course, at the same time, people are more busy than ever, which makes it hard to find the time for a new language....Show More Summary

Swift creator seeks new job 6 months after swapping Apple for Tesla

Chris Lattner, the man who helped create the Swift programming language before leaving Apple for Tesla, has departed his new role just six months later. Lattner confirmed the move on Twitter, saying Tesla wasn’t “a good fit.” He’s now looking for new lead engineering roles. Show More Summary

Today in Apple history: iOS 4 brings multitasking and FaceTime

June 21, 2010: Apple releases iOS 4, which introduces a range of productivity features as well as the FaceTime videotelephony service. iOS 4 represents a big step forward for Apple’s flourishing mobile devices. Due to the arrival ofShow More Summary

Time tracking is made painless and easy with Timing 2 app [Review]

I recently switched back to freelancing full-time, and whilst I am lucky enough to have clients who don’t ask for precise hourly breakdowns, I have always been intrigued to know how much time I was spending on work tasks, especially those tasks that I didn’t directly bill for. Show More Summary

iOS 11 now has 5 different types of tap, but don’t panic

When the iPhone launched ten years ago, there were two kinds of tap. A regular tap for everything, and a special press-and-hold to get the home-screen icons jiggling, and ready to rearrange. That was it. Now, with iOS 11, there I have counted at least five different types of tap and press, and that’s just […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple Pay adds banks (and lets you tip your Uber driver)

Apple Pay has expanded its reach to support a long list of new banks and financial institutions in the United States. Uber has also updated its own app to offer Apple Pay tipping on rides and UberEATS deliveries. Larger banks we’re keen to quickly jump on the Apple Pay bandwagon following its big debut in the […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to use drag-and-drop in iOS 11 Maps

The iOS 11 Maps app gets way more useful with drag-and-drop. Now you can easily share and save locations whenever you like. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple shows the magic behind Memories in new iPhone ad

Apple has come out with a brand new iPhone ad this week, only instead of highlighting the device’s amazing hardware the commercial pulls back the curtain on how iOS creates ‘Memories’ based on the photos and videos in your camera roll. The new ad follows a librarian as he carefully crafts a video for an […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Free web tool CleverPDF gives you all the PDF editing tools you need

This post is brought to you by CleverPDF. PDFs are pretty much a daily part of life for anyone who works at a computer. They’re the 8.5-by-11-inch sheet of digital documents. But like a sheet of paper, there’s not a whole lot you can do with a PDF besides signing it — unless you’ve got […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Spotify plans to put ‘sponsored songs’ in your playlists

In its quest to turn a profit, Spotify is searching for new revenue streams and it may have just found a winner: sponsored songs. The streaming service began testing its new Sponsored Songs feature, which lets record labels promote tracks by automatically adding them to listeners’ playlists, this week. Show More Summary

Leaked recording reveals Apple’s plan to stop leakers

Tim Cook’s mission to double down on secrecy at Apple is producing results that even Steve Jobs would be envious of, based on a new report that details the extreme lengths Apple has gone through to stop leaks. Ironically, a recording...Show More Summary

iPhone ‘melts’ during U.K. heat wave

If you’re enjoying the rare sunshine gracing the U.K. this week, it might be best to leave your iPhone indoors. Leaving it in the heat while you catch some rays could cause its internals to melt, as one unlucky owner discovered in Cornwall. It’s not often we get to leave the house in shorts and […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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