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Cult of Mac Magazine: Welcome to the new site, plus Apple TV’s big update

We have the technology. We can make the Cult of Mac website better than it was. Better, stronger, faster. We can and we did (and it didn’t cost us $6 million, either). In this week’s issue of Cult of Mac Magazine for iPhone and iPad, you’ll get the scoop on our website’s redesign, plus updates […]

Apple To Release New Apple TV In September, Report Says

Rumor has it that Apple should soon release a new version of its set-top box as well as a new streaming service for TV content. According to a new report by Buzzfeed, Apple was supposed to announce the new Apple TV at WWDC, but it was delayed for a September launch. Read More

Apple Plans to Debut New Apple TV in September With Touch-Based Remote, Full App Store

Apple is planning to introduce its long-awaited next-generation Apple TV in September, reports Buzzfeed's John Paczkowski. According to sources familiar with Apple's plans, the new set-top box will be unveiled in September at the same...Show More Summary

Report: Apple Music customers don’t stream as much as Spotify users … yet

Apple wants us to believe that its Music streaming service is the best thing to happen to the industry since iTunes was launched. If one report is to be believed, things might not be taking off as well as we might expect from an Apple product. With a product as young as Apple Music, it […]

Tim Cook thanks “thousands of Hong Kong customers” who attended Canton Road store opening

Tim Cook tweeted his thanks today to the “thousands of Hong Kong customers” who attended the opening of the company’s fourth Apple Store in Hong Kong. Plans for the store were first announced in 2013, with construction photos first seen in February. Apple announced the opening date on its website a couple of weeks ago. […]

Angry Birds 2 released for iOS, free to download on the App Store

Rovio has finally released the long-awaited sequel to the original Angry Birds hit mobile game. Since the first title saw phenomenal success on the iOS App Store, the game has gone on to amazing heights with tons of spinoffs. With several official movie tie-ins, including the popular Star Wars titles, Angry Birds is the ultimate success […]

Tech shuttle drivers approve Teamsters contract, Apple working with contractors to raise pay

After gaining representation by the Teamsters Union, a group of shuttle bus drivers serving Apple and other high technology companies in Silicon Valley on Saturday voted unanimously to adopt a three-year contract promising better pay and working conditions.

Fully assembled 'iPhone 6s' display purportedly shown off in new photos

A set of photos published to the Web on Saturday supposedly show an assembled next-generation iPhone display, potentially offering a first look at Apple's rumored Force Touch implementation.

Claimed 'iPhone 6s' Display Assembly Revealed in New Photos

Chinese phone repair company GeekBar has shared a series of three photos today (via Nowhereelse.fr) showing what is claimed to be a display assembly for the upcoming "iPhone 6s". While the photos do not confirm that the device will be...Show More Summary

Worms 3, Guerilla Filmmaker, and other awesome apps of the week

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for Cult of Mac to run down the week’s best apps. From guerrilla filmmaking to guerrilla warfare, and silent messaging apps to RSS readers, we’ve got something for everyone. Check out our picks below: Guerilla Filmmaker From Bentley commercials to Sundance indie movies, it’s not exactly a secret […]

These deals on useful gear and gadgets end soon [Deals]

This week’s soon-to-end deals have got something for everybody. Whether you want to tell animated stories, guard your online and physical wallets, or keep your groove going at the gym, these are all offers worth jumping on before it’s too late. Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger – 80% off This sleek 3-port USB charging hub keeps […]

Why you’re stupid if you don’t use Safari on your MacBook

We’ve seen before that changing from Chrome to Safari can make a big difference on your Mac’s battery life. But if you haven’t switched from Chrome or Firefox to Safari yet, this fact might change your mind: if you’re a MacBook user, you’re losing an average of 1 hour of total battery life by using […]

36 empty iMac boxes taped together = human iMac hamster wheel!

Looking for a fun weekend project? Got 36 iMac boxes lying around? Make yourself an iMac hamster wheel. Redditor studercinema posted this incredible picture of two school IT dudes riding three dozen iMac boxes in a giant rolling circle. How is this possible? It turns out an empty iMac box has a ten degree angle […]

After hiatus, iPhone lands back on Virgin Mobile shelves w/$100 discount in tow

10 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

After dropping the iPhone from its lineup completely in February, it seems Virgin Mobile USA has had something of a change of heart. Not only is it now offering the latest two iPhone models, it’s also slashed $100 off the full retail price. You can snag a 16GB iPhone 6 from Virgin Mobile’s online store […]

Pixelmator keyboard by Editors Keys review – A no-brainer for Pixelmator users

10 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Pixelmator is one of the best Photoshop alternatives available on the Mac App Store. I’ve been using it for quite some time now, but mostly just using a trackpad or mouse to manipulate layers, access tools and edit functions. There are tons of keyboard shortcuts. And if I had the time or patience to learn […]

Apple and BMW have been exploring partnerships on cars

Apple and BMW may eventually have more in common than just some features in your car's infotainment system. Sources for both Reuters and Manager Magazin understand that the two companies have had "exploratory talks," including a trip by Apple executives to Leipzig to see how BMW builds the i3. Show More Summary

Top iOS news of the week: Stylus with feelings, wireless charging, iPhone share up

15 hours agoTechnology / Apple : ZDNet Apple

This week in iOS we had news that the iPad is the top selling tablet, wireless charging could come to the iPhone, and Apple is looking at a stylus that can feel the screen.

This week on AppleInsider: Apple Watch at Best Buy, Apple Music numbers, Apple TV news & more

The lazy days of summer were in full effect this week, but there were some brief glances of plans for the Apple Watch -- as well as a long-rumored Apple TV refresh.

Why you may run into trouble if you try to switch running apps

21 hours agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Using a running app to log your workouts is a great way to track your progress and stay motivated. But have you considered who actually owns the workout data you are logging? If you ever decide to switch apps, you might be in for a surprise. While some services, like Strava, make it easy to […]

Apple Watch supplier misses 2M unit break-even point for Q2, FUD flinging ensues

A report on Friday floated more doom and gloom sales estimates for Apple Watch, noting a key component supplier ASE failed to meet its "break-even volume" of two million units per month in the second quarter. It also doesn't plan to reach that level in the third or fourth quarters.

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