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FAA will force fliers to register drones before Christmas

While you’re writing that thank you note to the Santa who bought you the quadcopter you’ve always wanted, you will also want to take a moment to register your aircraft with the FAA. The registration rule was signed into law last month by the Federal Aviation Administration and any drone weighing between .55 pounds and […]

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Never before seen Steve Jobs video highlights CEO’s gentler side

Steve Jobs had a reputation for being a bit of a tyrant in the work place, but a new video released by Apple on the 4th anniversary of the Apple co-founder’s death gives fans a closer look at Steve’s softer side. The never before seen video was sent to Apple employees yesterday and obtained by […]

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How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before the free trial ends

It’s almost the end of September, which not only means the evenings are starting to draw in for most of us, but also that Apple Music’s three-month free trial is about to come to an end — with the $ 9.99 per month premium service kicking in from October. After its Apple Music Emmys ad, Apple is […]

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Apple Watch apps spike before watchOS 2 hits wrists

Though there aren’t any specific numbers on Apple Watch units sold up until this point, we do have some exciting statistics on how many apps are available for watchOS. It turns out that ahead of the watchOS 2 public release, developers have shown significant interest in the platform. They’ve contributed an impressive 11,469 Watch apps […]

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Developers, here are 5 ways to get your skills up to snuff ahead before iOS 9 drops [Deals]

iOS 9 is almost here, and like its predecessors it’s shaping up to be a game changer. For those of you who don’t want to be left in other developers’ dust, these five courses are packed with priceless insight into the inner workings of the latest build of Apple’s ubiquitous mobile operating system. With savings […]

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These trailblazers took selfies before selfies were a thing

There was no selfie stick, no hashtags and no sharing with his BFF. In fact, when Robert Cornelius took his historic selfie, he sat still as a stone for 15 minutes, then watched the photo slowly appear on a silver-plated sheet of copper as he breathed in dangerous mercury fumes. That was instant gratification in […]

Exclusive: Learn to build apps for iOS 9 before it launches [Deals]

iOS 9 is still in beta, but you can get ahead of the curve and under the hood of Apple’s powerful new mobile OS before its official launch. In a Cult of Mac Deals exclusive, the iOS 9 Swift Coding… Read more ›

ProTip: Get your Apple Music username before someone else does

When you sign in to Apple Music, you have access to Apple’s new music-centric sharing and socializing system, Connect. While Ping may have come to an an ignominious end, Connect has the advantage of being integrated into the new, exciting… Read more ›

Kitschy Scopitone jukebox brought the jams before MTV

Cable boxes couldn’t be hooked up fast enough in August of 1981. People said I want my MTV.   Music videos blew our minds as we watched for hours on end a steady rotation of our favorite rock and pop… Read more ›

Apple invites you to return your Beats Pill XL before it catches fire

Apple today invited Beats Pill XL owners to return their speakers for a refund after discovering that its battery could overheat and pose a fire safety risk. Customers will receive a full refund of $ 325 as an Apple Store gift… Read more ›