From Cult of Mac: How to fix Home button lag on your iPhone

The Home button on your iPhone has multiple purposes — unlocking your iPhone, bringing up the multitasking menu, returning to the home screen, invoking Siri, etc. Such frequent use can take a toll on the Home button’s responsiveness. Although it is designed to last, it can become laggy or less responsive over time. Surprisingly enough, […]

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From Cult of Mac: Analyst: Samsung partly to blame for iPhone 8’s high price tag

Apple’s upcoming premium iPhone is likely to be its most expensive model ever, but according to one of the most reliable Apple analysts, Samsung is partly to blame. In his latest research note, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo explains to investors that Samsung currently has a practical monopoly on the supply of OLED displays. The […]

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From Cult of Mac: Phil Schiller and wife donate $10 million to Coastal Studies Center

Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller and his wife Kim made a monstrous donation to the Bowdoin College this week that will help the school seriously expand its research for ocean studies. The $10 million gift from the Schillers will be used to enhance Bowdoin College’s Coastal Studies Center. Plans for a state-of-the-art dry laboratory connected […]

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From Cult of Mac: Apple seeds 10th iOS 11 beta to developers

The development of iOS 11 seems to be nearly complete ahead of Apple’s big iPhone keynote next week. Developers received the 10th beta build of iOS 11 this morning, coming just one week after Apple surprised developers by making the ninth beta build available for testing. Registered developers can download iOS 11 beta 10 from […]

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From Cult of Mac: Apple will have to fight off new Surface devices next month

Apple will have to fight off fresh competition from new Surface devices next month. Microsoft has confirmed it will be holding a keynote in London during its annual Future Decoded event, and sources familiar with its plans say we can expect at least one new device. Apple won’t make a 2-in-1 Mac. It obviously doesn’t see […]

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From Cult of Mac: This app makes desktop sharing a lot easier [Deals]

Computers have made it common to work with coworkers in offices all over the world. That means file sharing has become a key part of professional productivity. When you don’t share a desk, you can still share the contents of your computer’s desktop. Dropbox is probably the first name that comes to mind, but another […]

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From Cult of Mac: Steve Jobs Theater is as special as any other Apple product

Ahead of next week’s iPhone 8 keynote at Apple Park’s Steve Jobs Theater, a few more details have been shared about Apple’s brand new location for media events. And they’re every bit as obsessively perfect as you’d expect a building named after Apple’s co-founder and former CEO would be. It’s all in the details In […]

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From Cult of Mac: From Cupertino with love: Apple could acquire James Bond franchise rights

Apple is in the running to secure movie (and possibly TV) distribution rights for the James Bond franchise, a new report claims. While Warner Bros., Sony, Universal and Fox are the more likely with candidates, Apple and fellow tech giant Amazon have also reportedly thrown their names into the hat. Jony Ive as 007, anyone? […]

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From Cult of Mac: Apple is promoting iOS 11 features to iOS 10 users

Apple has begun promoting new iOS 11 features to iOS 10 users ahead of the update’s public release. The Tips app is issuing notifications that tease things like the redesigned Control Center, which users can preview before going hands-on themselves in the coming weeks. Announced at WWDC in June, iOS 11 is a major upgrade […]

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