Tag Archive: Been


See How Long You Have Been Actively Using a Mac with Aware

Since many of us spend significant portions of the day sitting at a desk and working on a Mac, it can be nice to know for just how long you have been working at the computer for. Sure you can keep track of this yourself by watching the clock or using a stopwatch, and there … Read More

Disney president says Jobs would have been ‘appalled’ by Sorkin’s biopic

The real Steve Jobs would have been “appalled” at being the subject of a movie biopic like Steve Jobs, claims Pixar and Walt Disney Animation president Ed Catmull in a new interview. Check out Catmull’s comments about the unfortunate box office bomb below. “[The filmmakers] can’t tell the story because the story’s wrong,” Catmull says. […]

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True meaning of Apple’s mysterious new emoji has been revealed

Apple’s new ‘Eye in Speech Bubble’ emoji has mystified us ever since it was first discovered last month, but now that iOS 9.1 is out to the public, we finally know the full story (and meaning) behind the odd new emoji. The mystery emoji was fast-tracked by Apple instead of going through the normal Unicode […]

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Samsung’s been working on its own 3D Touch display for a while

Samsung is expected to follow Apple’s footsteps and build a pressure-sensitive display into next year’s Galaxy S7, according to recent reports — and now a new patent backs up those claims with proof that the South Korean company has been hard at work on a similar technology for over a year. In a patent titled “Touch […]

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It’s never been easier to get in on the light-field photography revolution [Deals]

It’s been nearly four years since Lytro started shipping their first pocket-sized light field camera. The technology has advanced since then, and the Lytro Illum represents its cutting edge. It still takes the stunning ‘living pictures’ of its predecessor — images based on the full light field that can be refocused and subtly repositioned after […]

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Our Facebook page has been hacked, and it’s impossible to get it back

Much to our horror, Cult of Mac’s Facebook page got hacked Monday and turned into a spam site. The hackers have locked us out and we’re finding it impossible to regain control. We’re trying desperately to contact Facebook, but the… Read more ›

Apple’s new ‘Spaceship’ HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus

If Apple’s former CEO had been more sentimental we’d be referring to the company’s upcoming “Spaceship” headquarters as the Steve Jobs campus, according to an interesting tidbit in Stephen Fry’s Telegraph article about Jony Ive’s promotion. While being given a tour… Read more ›

Sorry, fanboys: TRON light cycle could have been yours for $77,000

If you’ve been secretly longing to recreate that famous light cycle scene from TRON in real life, you’re now out of luck, as the only working model we know of has now sold at auctioneer Sotheby’s for a not-horrendous price… Read more ›

Slack has been hacked

Slack, the cool new communications app that many of the world’s top companies have flocked to, just revealed that it’s been hacked. Attackers were able to access a Slack database, the company said Friday morning. There’s no indication the hackers… Read more ›

Slack has been hacked

Slack, the cool new communications app that many of the world’s top companies have flocked to, just announced that it’s been hacked. The company announced on Friday morning that attackers were able to access a Slack database. Slack says there’s… Read more ›