Editor’s note: This weekend was the 15th anniversary of the iPod, the humble digital music player that reshaped Apple. To mark the occasssion, Cult of Mac is republishing this illustrated history of the iPod — put together to celebrate the device’s 10th anniversary, and originally published on Oct. Show More Summary
If you're a gadget fan of a certain age (cough), you're about to feel ancient: Apple's iPod just turned 15 years old. Steve Jobs unveiled the first version of the media player at an event on Apple's campus on October 23rd, 2001. To say that it had a wild ride after that would be an understatement. Show More Summary
With autonomous cleaning modes built in, and the ability to use iPhone and Apple Watch as a controller, the Neato Botvac Connected proves we are finally living in the future.
Looking to get up to speed on the top apps we checked out this week? We’ve got your back! In a week in which China finally overtook the U.S. as Apple’s most profitable market for apps, some great apps, and app updates, found their way onto our mobile devices. Whether you’re looking for some great […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
It’s mid-October and the temperature is dropping but the flood of new deals shows no sign of stopping. This week we’ve got access to a top shelf VPN service, a sleek car mount for your iPhone, a duo of productivity enhancing apps and a trio of extra long, MFi-certified Lightning cables. They’re all discounted by […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Tesla is making several big announcements this month, and Elon Musk just delivered the first: From now on, all new Tesla cars will be self-driving. The electric automaker also teamed up with Panasonic to build solar panels for its Powerwall home battery, which it's set to update next week. Show More Summary
AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies. The deal aims to combine content from Time Warner, which has a film studio and a vast...Show More Summary
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced plans for the 2017 Met Gala, where Apple will be a sponsor for the second year in a row.
According to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple might launch a USB-C adapter with MagSafe functionality to return easy-on, easy-off functionality to a fully upgraded MacBook lineup, which is expected for unveiling at next week's "Hello Again" media event.
Apple won't release a new iMac or external display until the first half 2017, according to a reliable analyst. Apple will use its October event for a new MacBook and MacBook Pro.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research report outlining his expectations for next Thursday's "Hello Again" event where Apple is expected to make a number of Mac-related announcements. In line with long-standing...Show More Summary
AT&T has reportedly agreed to buy Time Warner for $80 billion, in a deal which could potentially be announced later on Saturday.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its annual Costume Institute exhibition and gala and Apple again will be one of the sponsors for the event, according to Vogue. The 2017 Met Gala theme will be “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.” For those unfamiliar, Res Kawakubo is a prominent fashion design, while Comme des Garçons is her label. more… Filed under: Apple
After a few days of deliberations, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the deal is done. AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion. This values Time Warner shares at around $105 each, a significant premium over the closing price of $89 on Friday. Show More Summary
Reliable Apple analyst KGI has published a report on Saturday outlining their predictions for Apple’s Mac roadmap ahead of the media event on October 27th. The report says that Apple will launch three new MacBooks at the event, a new...Show More Summary
In this week’s top stories: What to expect at Apple’s Oct. 27 ‘Hello Again’ Mac event, the latest iOS 10 betas, Jeff gives iOS users 10 handy Safari tips, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple
It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from WashingtonShow More Summary
With the release of Google Assistant, supplanting Google Now on the new Pixel with Android 7.1, Google’s speech recognition/AI engine is supposed to be more personable and less robotic. At the same time, Apple has been improving theShow More Summary
There’s a lot of love right now for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. But what if you’re a fan of the small yet mighty iPhone SE? While the size of the iPhone SE certainly makes it possible for you to dust off your old iPhone 5s cases for another go round, there are plenty […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
This week’s been a good one for deals on gear and productivity apps, and here are the best of the bunch. We’ve got a set of workout-ready wireless earbuds, a quartet of productivity-enhancing Mac apps, a 3-pack of extra long MFi-certified...Show More Summary