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Mastering iMessages On Your iPhone [Feature]

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iMessages have taken the iOS world by storm, offering multi-device messaging services that go across the internet, rather than the SMS systems of your cell phone provider. For those who pay per SMS message, this is great news, and for the rest of us it’s still, well, great news.

Here are five ways to get the most out of Messages and iMessage on your iPhone, as well as other iOS and Mac  [Read More...]

How to Compete Against Google: Build On Android

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Facebook invited the media to “Come See Our New Home On Android” on April 4.

The most likely prediction for Facebook’s project, code-named “Buffy,” is that it’s a modified, Facebook-centric version of Android on an HTC handset with a promise of other handsets — some insiders call it an “application layer.”

The dark horse contender is a Facebook-branded phone.

That’s great, right? Facebook has now friended Google and will join the growing  [Read More...]

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, relaxed Mac game for you to get into over the weekend. This week, save a distant family member, Merlin the Magician and his lover, Viviana, from an evil entity whose identity is unknown…for now. Download it and try the free demo now

Time Mysteries – The Final Enigma Collector’s Edition (adventure/hidden object) – After the Easter egg hunt  [Read More...]

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, relaxed Mac game for you to get into over the weekend. This week, save a distant family member, Merlin the Magician and his lover, Viviana, from an evil entity whose identity is unknown…for now. Download it and try the free demo now

Time Mysteries – The Final Enigma Collector’s Edition (adventure/hidden object) – After the Easter egg hunt  [Read More...]

Why Apple’s China Disaster Is Worse Than You Think

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The worst thing that could possibly happen to Apple has now happened: The company has run afoul of the authoritarian government of China. 

Gatekeepers of the world’s largest and one of the fastest growing markets for every product Apple makes, the Chinese Communist Party-controlled government has decided to stop and reverse Apple’s growth in the country.

Here’s what’s going on.

Cult of Mac was the first blog or publication to suggest  [Read More...]

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac [Feature]

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iCloud is a pretty neat system, working in the background across a ton of different apps without much input needed from us users, except our login name and password. It lets you sync Notes, Reminders, save documents, keep game saved-states, and even manage your music collection

Track Your Notes With iCloud

I still like Stickies, but Notes synced via iCloud may actually be  [Read More...]

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I have done a lot writing in my day, and there are times when I want to just let the words fly freely faster than I can possibly type them. When I’ve worked on my talks for seminars or wanted to work out some thoughts on a major piece of writing, I have given the reins to Dragon Dictate.

This Cult of Mac Deals offer has a huge savings on  [Read More...]

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iTunes Match lets you access your music library from any Mac and any iOS device, as long as you are authenticated to each one. It uses the power of iCloud to see what music tracks you own, so you don’t have to sync each individual track to each device like the olden days. With iTunes Match enabled, you can play and download tracks to up to ten different iOS, Mac or Apple  [Read More...]

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Without a doubt, my favorite Mountain Lion feature is AirPlay Mirroring, which allows me to easily mirror whatever is happening on my Mac to my Apple TV. My girlfriend and I use it pretty much all the time to watch movies at night — I digitized our vast DVD collection long ago to save space. It’s truly indispensible to me.

Although I love AirPlay Mirroring, the feature  [Read More...]

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For the last two years, Best Buy stores across the country have hosted a mini Apple Store within a store to bring more attention to Apple’s iMacs and MacBooks. As a point of solace from the barrage of tablets, desktop PCs, and laptops in Best Buys busy stores, the little Apple Stores give customers more time and space to play with Apple’s PC products, so Samsung has decided to take a similar  [Read More...]