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In the market for a new MacBook Pro? We urge you not to buy one… because, why buy when you can win one instead? Cult of Mac Deals is offering the chance for one lucky person to win a shiny… Read more ›

Mercury contest calls on Earthlings to name craters

Mercury is the most cratered planet in the solar system, a popular destination for asteroids and comets. As bleak a place as this sounds, you may be able to give the pockmarked planet some personality. The team piloting the MESSENGER… Read more ›

Imagine calling into AppleCare, pissed off that your iPad’s display is freezing, again. You’re ready to obliterate the schmucks at the call center with a hadouken ball of fury, but when the line is finally answered, you’re disarmed by the sweet southern charm of Apple’s… Read more ›

I can’t wait to get my hands on the OnePlus One. Its design and specifications make it one of the most exciting smartphones we’ve seen this year; it’s equipped to compete with rivals like the HTC One M8 and the… Read more ›

#CoMSilver – The Winners Of Our Photo Contest

This post first appeared in Cult of Mac Magazine’s “No Fail iPhone Photography” Issue. Let’s just first say that you all are awesome. We had over 300 entries in last week’s Cult of Mac Magazine photo contest, in which we… Read more ›     

The International Game Developers Association has issued a statement opposing King’s recent Candy Crush Saga trademark filing — in which the game developer claimed ownership of the words “candy” and “saga” across all gaming platforms. Calling the move “predatory,” the… Read more ›     

For all but the absolute purists, our iPhones have taken over as the camera of choice. We’ve dedicated an upcoming issue of our weekly mag to taking even better photographs with our iPhones. Here’s where you come in:  Send us… Read more ›     

CC-licensed, thanks to Striatic on Flickr.There are two things people care viscerally about in the San Francisco Bay Area: food and tech. There’s always someone with an iPhone Instagramming dinner or squinting over health scorecards for those taco trucks on Yelp. (See also: “Foodies The Musical,” a local hit.) But a lot of these apps don’t deliver what food lovers […]

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The winner of Apple’s $ 10,000 App Store gift card has revealed how he saved up apps to download to his iPhone in an a bit to become the 50 billionth downloader. Brandon Ashmore, 21, from Mentor, Ohio, held his downloads until Wednesday night to try to give himself a better chance of winning the contest.

He still thought it was a joke when Apple called to tell him he had won,  [Read More…]

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a contest here at Cult of Mac, so let’s start the week off with a little bit of fun. We’re looking for a few talented (or not-so talented) readers to voluntarily decapitate themselves and replace their head with an iPad. It’s gruesome and beautiful at the same time, plus we’re giving away five free copies of FX Photo Studio Pro to best entries.

To win  [Read More…]