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There’s been a lot of buzzing lately about Samsung’s hot new Galaxy S4 phone and its gimmicky cutting-edge new features. But bizarre air gestures aside, we’ll tell you which of its features we’d love to see Apple “borrow” for iPhone 6 on our all-new CultCast.

Plus, a new Steve Jobs movie you’ll actually want to see; and, is it possible for Apple for make a device more perfect than the iPad mini?

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Apps Made By Apple

Over at Asymco, noted Apple analyst Horace Dediu takes a moment to look at the iTunes App Store from the perspective of a “break even” model, a perspective that Apple has only recently started to discuss as perhaps more than breaking-even. Dediu notes that with the quintupling of growth of the overall beast that is iTunes (including music, video, and iOS app software), an analysis of Apple’s business practices  [Read More...]

Yo, dawg, I heard you had some security issues...

Yo, dawg, I heard you had some security issues…

Earlier today, we told you about the massive security issue that Apple let slip through while adding it’s new two step authentication process. As a result, Apple shut down it’s password recovery site, iForgot, earlier today.

And? It’s back up and ready to start helping you get your password. Looks like Apple fixed the problem.

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No, seriously. I'm sorry.

No, seriously. I’m sorry.

One Man Left is a game development studio most recently known for it’s multiplayer turn-based online strategy game, Outwitters, one of my personal favorite iOS games in recent memory. They’re first big hit, though, was Tilt To Live, an arcade survival game that had you tilting your iOS device to help a little triangle avoid all sorts of incoming enemies and grab all sorts of  [Read More...]

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HBO Go is one of the best TV apps for the iPad. You can stream episodes of shows like Girls and Game of Thrones to your iPad whenever you’re craving some drama. The only problem is you have a cable subscription with HBO to access the app.

While HBO isn’t ready to ditch the subscription model altogether just yet, but the company’s CEO indicated this week that they might make the app available  [Read More...]

No, seriously. I'm sorry.

No, seriously. I’m sorry.

One Man Left is a game development studio most recently known for it’s multiplayer turn-based online strategy game, Outwitters, one of my personal favorite iOS games in recent memory. They’re first big hit, though, was Tilt To Live, an arcade survival game that had you tilting your iOS device to help a little triangle avoid all sorts of incoming enemies and grab all sorts of  [Read More...]

If you had asked me yesterday what I thought a “couch player” might be, I would have guessed that it was some stoner kid sat at home in his parents living room, checking the price of Glocks online and listening to bad hip hop.

But that was yesterday. If you asked me right now, I’d tell your that Couch Player is an awesome new music player for the iPad.

The iPad has been  [Read More...]

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Apple just made iCloud a lot more secure yesterday by rolling out a two-step authentication process that should keep hijackers at bay. However, a huge security hole was just found that allows hijackers to reset Apple ID passwords with only an email address and your date of birth.

The new exploit affects all customers who have not yet enabled the new two-step authentication feature. To make matters  [Read More...]

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If you’re a fan of George R. R. Martin’s hit book series and accompanying TV show Game of Thrones, then you’ll want to download the official companion app. After coming to the iOS App Store last year, an Android version has been released just in time for the premiere of season 3 on HBO March 31st.

The “A World of Ice and Fire” app has a catalog of over 540 characters and 380  [Read More...]

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Apple has quietly added a new labeling system to the App Store that shows which apps have in-app purchases. You can only see whether an app or game has in-app purchases on the desktop version of iTunes, but the feature will presumably be rolled out to the App Store on iOS devices soon.

Coincidentally, Apple recently settled a lawsuit with some parents over in-app purchases. Kids were  [Read More...]