From Cult of Mac: NASA’s solar eclipse coverage, Data Wing, and other awesome apps of the week

Want to know which app to download for everything you need to know about this week’s total solar eclipse? We’ve singled out one of the best options as part of our latest “Awesome Apps” roundup. We’ve also got a great update to a brilliant iOS fighting game, a story-driven racing title, and a big improvement […]

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From Cult of Mac: Keep your online activity private and secure for 2 years [Deals]

In this day and age, going online without VPN protection is like going into battle wearing a bathrobe. With threats of identity theft, surveillance, and the annoyance of content restrictions all make using VPNs a must. It’s an easy way to anonymize and encrypt your online life. Private Internet Access offers a great solution for […]

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From Cult of Mac: Today in Apple history: Apple becomes the most valuable public company ever

August 20, 2012: Apple breaks records as it becomes the most valuable public company in human history. When markets close, Apple’s market cap — the stock price multiplied by the number of outstanding shares — sits at an astonishing $623.5 billion. This beats the previous record of $618.9 billion set by Microsoft on December 30, […]

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From Cult of Mac: Nab a special selfie light, 2TB of cloud storage and more [Week’s best deals]

Another week, another round of awesome new deals on gear and gadgets in the Cult of Mac Store. This go around, we’ve got a special lens for taking ultra slick selfies, and 2 terabytes of secure cloud storage for life. On top of that, there’s a powerful VPN subscription, and a special podium stand for […]

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From Cult of Mac: Today in Apple history: Apple frenemy Google goes public

A  August 19, 2004: Google floats its initial public offering on the stock market. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin turn into instant billionaires as the Google IPO cements the company’s status as a tech giant. Relations between Google and Apple are good at the time, with Steve Jobs serving as a mentor to the […]

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From Cult of Mac: How to stop that boarding pass from hogging your lock screen

Annoyed by the boarding pass that lingers on your screen like a dinner guest intent on finishing off your whisky? Here’s how to remove it as soon as you board the plane.
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From Cult of Mac: Apple ditches many color options for iPhone, Apple Watch accessories

Apple has begun eliminating official accessories in many color options from its online store. Shoppers are discovering that a number of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch accessories are no longer available in some color options. They are likely being phased out before new accessories for Apple’s next-generation devices arrive this fall. Apple is expected to […]

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From Cult of Mac: iPhone 8’s powerful new A11 chip is pictured for the first time

As we get closer to the iPhone 8’s launch, more and more alleged components are starting to show up online. The latest is what is reported to be the A11 chip which will power the next-gen device. Made by TSMC, previous reports have stated that the new chip is manufactured using a 10-nanometer manufacturing process, […]

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From Cult of Mac: Apple’s impenetrable security chip is penetrated by hacker

Apple’s supposedly impenetrable security chip found inside iOS devices has been penetrated. A hacker has released what is claimed to be a decryption key for the Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) that handles things like Touch ID and password verification. But we shouldn’t worry about the security of our Apple devices being compromised… yet. Introduced with […]

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From Cult of Mac: Best Buy’s 50-hour sale offers big iPhone 7, MacBook discounts

Best Buy will kick off a massive 50-hour sale later today, offering generous discounts on a number of Apple’s hottest products, including the MacBook, iMac, iPhone 7, and iPad mini. The company is also slashing up to $200 off Beats headphones, and up to $600 off LG’s 4K TVs. Best Buy hosted a big 50-hour […]

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