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Apple has been treading lightly with Wall Street in recent months. The company’s stock has continued to nosedive despite reporting record earnings for the last quarter. Many investors have been urging Apple to do something with its $ 137 billion cash hoard. Shareholders want a return on their investments.

Greenlight Capital, a prominent Apple investor, has sued Apple over its proposal to eliminate preferred stock. Apple has officially responded  [Read More...]

Objektiv juggles default web browsers in Mac OS X

Between Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Canary builds, Opera, and the myriad of other apps, juggling between web browsers can be a pain. This is even more exaggerated since every browser wants to set itself as the default, and then, to go about changing the default web browser after the fact, you have to open Safari and dig around in it’s preferences even if you  [Read More...]

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Woz loves Android even though he co-founded Apple

Steve Wozniak says the darnest things. Even though he’s the co-founder of Apple, and was one of Steve Jobs’ best friends, he’s not afraid to say what’s on his mind when he’s thinking something negative about Apple.

In a recent interview with the German newspaper Wirtschafts Woche, Woz says that even though Apple’s fans are very loyal, the iPhone is starting to fall behind the  [Read More...]

Cydia iPhone 5

Time to get tweaking.

The iPhone 5 has been jailbroken, and that means that it’s time to install the coolest tweaks and apps from Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store.

Wondering about what you should install? Here’s a roundup of the very best jailbreak tweaks available for the iPhone 5:

Auxo — $ 1 Auxo is the way Apple should do the app switcher in  <a href=[Read More...]

Pinboard

Pinboard: It’s not pretty, but it works.

Remember bookmarks? It’s how we used to save sites to go back to later. In theory anyway. Browser bookmark search was pretty terrible, and you had to remember the name of the site to find it again. So we mostly just used Google to search for a site every time we wanted to go there.

And then came Del.icio.us.

Delicious was sold, ignored, killed and then —  [Read More...]

The iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch make excellent digital readers, and the iBooks apps is where most people will spend their time reading books on the iOS platform. iBooks is deceptively simple though, and though it works great on it’s own, taking the time to learn a few things and adjust a few simple settings can make a world of difference in the readability of ebooks or anything else in your digital library. With that in mind, here are 5  [Read More...]

My iPad is now complete.

My iPad is now complete.

I’ve used iPad notepad app, Penultimate, since I’ve owned an iPad, and I bought an iPad 1 on day, well, one. I love the idea of keeping several Moleskine-type notebooks on my iPad to carry around with me.

That’s when I have my iPad. Sometimes, I don’t. Or I have my iPad mini. Or my iPhone. Or just my Mac (I’m spoiled, I  [Read More...]

Ending Soon! The Adobe CS6 Training Bundle [Deals]

CoM - Adobe Course

Adobe has been making their “creative suite†for years, and while it is robust on so many levels, it is also daunting on just as many. There’s so much to learn and wrapping your head around each component is key in order to get the most out of each of them. Our latest Cult of Mac Deals offer will give you a chance to get the most out of  [Read More...]

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Sprint has today announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2012, and they don’t make for pleasant reading. Despite healthy smartphone sales driven by the iPhone, the carrier reported a loss of $ 1.3 billion for during the three-month period, which is the same figure it lost during Q4 2011. It also saw more than 1 million Nextel subscribers jumping ship.

Sprint did see an increase in revenue of  [Read More...]

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Fantastical and 1Password, two essential applications for any Mac OS X user, have both had their price tags slashed by 50% for a limited time. Fantastical is now down from $ 19.99 to $ 9.99, while 1Password is down from $ 49.99 to $ 24.99. They’re both available to purchase from the Mac App Store now.

Fantastical

Fantastical is a personal favorite of mine. I’ve been using it  [Read More...]