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Apple’s big event, iPhone 7 leaks and rumors, malware and more

Apple’s set to bring the noise at an exciting new keynote event March 21, full of iPad Air 3 and iPhone SE news, and we’re sure you’re ready to hear it. While you wait for Apple’s big event, though, we’ve gathered together all the things we think you need to know about the upcoming Apple-fest […]

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Apple’s ex-sapphire supplier is out of bankruptcy and looking for work

GT Advanced Technologies — a.k.a. the disastrous sapphire supplier which was hired by Apple to build iPhone displays, before collapsing into bankruptcy — has announced that it has reemerged from Chapter 11 as a newly-reorganized company with a “solid balance sheet,” and “renewed strategy focused on growth in the solar and sapphire industries.” Fancy being its first new […]

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Apple’s plans to build its own cloud with ridiculously-named project

Apple’s looking to decrease its reliance on data infrastructure that it currently outsources to Amazon Web Services (QWS) and Microsoft Azure. Dubbed “Project McQueen,” the new project is meant to speed up Apple’s cloud services, like moving photos and videos onto your iOS devices. Apple has purchased land in China and Hong Kong to put […]

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Apple’s cloud deal with Google could be worth $600 million

Apple may be hopping into bed with long-time tech giant frenemy Google, migrating part of its iCloud business over from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Google’s Cloud Platform. Apple will reportedly pay Google between $ 400 and $ 600 million as part of the deal, which could be around twice the estimated amount Google’s cloud business did in total […]

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Malware uses Apple’s FairPlay DRM to attack iOS users

Researchers have just discovered a new malware threat for iOS devices that uses Apple’s own FairPlay DRM system as a delivery vector. Dubbed “AceDeciever” by the researchers, the malware in question can technically infect any type of iOS device, jailbroken or not, if a user downloads a third-party app. The three offending iOS apps have […]

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14 weird and wonderful gowns from Apple’s fashion exhibit

Apple’s upcoming fashion exhibition at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to open in May, but if you can’t make it to the Big Apple to see which designer pieces Jony Ive and Co. hand-picked as examples for how technological advancements have altered fashion, the museum has given a sneak peek at […]

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Google, Facebook and others following Apple’s lead on encryption

Google, Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp and other tech giants are reportedly working on their own increased privacy measures, as Apple continues to win over the general public during its encryption standoff with the FBI. A report from U.K. newspaper The Guardian provides a few limited details about what the companies have planned. WhatsApp is reported to […]

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We decipher Apple’s March 21st event invitation, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: it’s official, Apple is going to “loop us in” at their March 21 press event. Join us as we decode the mysterious event invitation. Plus: some new leaks give us glimpses at the iPhone SE and iPhone 7 designs; the incredible size and scope of Apple’s new spaceship campus; and […]

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Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone, killer Netflix tips, the FBI fight, and more

If the rumor mill is correct, Apple’s releasing a new 4-inch iPhone, possibly dubbed the iPhone SE, at its upcoming keynote in March. What the heck will it look like, what are the specs, and how much will it cost? We’ve got a look at all the possibilities in this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, […]

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10 things we learned from Apple’s 60 Minutes episode

60 Minutes host Charlie Rose took a deep dive into all things Apple with an episode which aired on Sunday. Featuring interviews with Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Phil Schiller, Angela Ahrendts, and others, the show explored everything from the iPhone’s inner workings, to Apple’s manufacturing in China, to Tim Cook dancing around the question of whether or not […]

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