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GarageBand is already the best prosumer music creation and recording app out there. Today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Apple showed off the newest feature for creating your own music: Drummer. Holy crap, does this raise the bar…

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CoM - borderlands2_mainframeGaming on the Mac got a whole lot better once Steam (by the fine folks at Valve) entered the equation. With the addition of this gaming portal, game development for the Mac rose to new heights, with games like Portal and others that were previously not as easy to port over to OS X becoming […]

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CoM - borderlands2_mainframeGaming on the Mac got a whole lot better once Steam (by the fine folks at Valve) entered the equation. With the addition of this gaming portal, game development for the Mac rose to new heights, with games like Portal and others that were previously not as easy to port over to OS X becoming […]

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PAX CoM BannerSEATTLE, PAX 2013 – Picture this: you pull out that old Dance Dance Revolution pad, connect it to your Mac, and then dance your way through procedurally generated dungeons, tapping your feet and bouncing to the beat as you kill monsters, loot chests, and equip yourself with ever more powerful weapons. Wait, what? Vancouver-based Brace […]

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CoM - iOS App CourseHave you ever thought about becoming an app developer? If so you’re probably familiar with the following statistic: “Mobile phone apps are expected to generate $25 billion in worldwide sales in 2013, up 62% from last year.†– Gartner, Inc. So if you’re serious about learning the finer points of app development, Cult of Mac [...]

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Why iRadio Will Be iOS 7′s Killer App: The Ads

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Following word that Apple’s iAd team is being restructured to allow for tighter integration with iOS 7′s new streaming music feature, iRadio, a new report talks just about how the ads on iRadio are going to work, how Apple’s going to make money on iRadio, and how much Apple’s paying the labels to make it happen.

Speaking to sources, AdAge says that Apple is going to make substantial money on iRadio.  [Read More...]

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Like a psychic, the bread and butter of most analysts is to make wild predictions to their clients and then, when they don’t come true, pretend like those predictions were never made to begin with. When that fails, another ploys analysts, like psychics, sometimes use is overly vague predictions that could literally be fulfilled by anything.

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty’s latest bit of soothsaying falls into the latter cam: she claims  [Read More...]

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Looking for a Retina iPad? Here’s a killer deal: Best Buy is having a clearance of up to 30% off third-gen iPads, meaning you can now buy a 16GB Retina iPad for less money than it costs to buy the entry-level iPad mini.

Right now, you can buy:

• 16GB iPad WiFi + Cellular for $ 405.99 (was $ 579.99) • 32GB iPad WiFi + Cellular  [Read More...]

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The Nest thermostat isn’t just an incredible next-gen thermostat that allows you to change and program your house’s heating or cooling via an iPhone or iPad: it’s also designed and created by Tony Fadell, the so-called father of the iPod.

It’s also expensive like an iPod, usually retailing for $ 249.99. But right now, the first-gen model is on sale at Amazon for just $ 179.00.

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Why the Apple iWatch Will Have These 6 Killer Features

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We learned this week that Google, Samsung and LG are all planning smartwatches. 

Sony, Pebble, Cookoo, I’m Smart, MetaWatch and Martian already have pretty sophisticated smartwatches available, all of which interoperate with the iPhone.

You can be sure that 100 Chinese companies will make inexpensive smartwatches that support either the iPhone or Android or both.

And, of course, Apple is rumored to be working on a curved-glass “iWatch.”

Here’s why I  [Read More...]