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Boomerang, Guitar Hero Live, and other awesome apps of the week

The weekend’s already half way over but, fear not, Cult of Mac is here to fill you in on the week’s best apps. In addition to great gadget-hunting and photo sharing apps, we’ve picked out some great games from the past seven days. Check out our suggestions below. You won’t regret it! Boomerang A rival of […]

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Instagram takes on Apple’s Live Photos with Boomerang

Instagram launched its third standalone app for iOS and Android today that lets users create short one-second videos of everyday moments and then share them to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. The new app is a lot like the new Live Photos feature Apple introduced on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Boomerang takes a burst […]

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What the rock? Guitar Hero Live features $50 in-app purchase

Activision Blizzard today released rocking rhythm game Guitar Hero Live for iOS — but you’ll need to have rock star money to afford it. That’s because, in a break from previous titles in the series, this one features a $ 49.99 in-app purchase for the full version, which includes well over 40 tracks. Yep, to paraphrase This […]

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How to turn Live Photos into shareable GIFs

The iPhone 6s’ new Live Photos feature created an new format of media, but there’s one major problem with the new moving pictures: you have to own an iPhone 6s to own. Most of your friends probably haven’t upgraded yet, which means those cool Live Photos you’ve snapped are only viewable by you. However, there […]

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TuneIn Premium now streams live NFL games FTW

TuneIn Premium, the radio streaming app for Android and iOS, just got an awesome new update that lets you tune into live NFL games. Subscribers get access to play-by-play feeds for all 32 NFL teams, including both the home and away feeds and national radio broadcasts. Not only do TuneIn Premium users get live feed […]

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iTunes and Apple Music go live in China

Apple today launched Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks in China. As with the U.S., Chinese customers are being treated to a three-month free trial for Apple Music. After this, the subscription service will cost a very reasonable 10 yuan ($ 1.57) per month — just one-sixth of what customers in the U.S. pay for the service. […]

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Jony Ive’s vision for new Apple Stores: live trees

We know Jony Ive can design computers large and small. So why not the space where the devices are sold? The world caught a glimpse of a new Ive-designed Apple Store in Brussels this week and the common theme seems to be: wood. The store, on Avenue de la Toison d’Or, won’t officially open until […]

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Live Photos are great — just not for 16GB iPhones

When Phil Schiller introduced the iPhone 6s’ new Live Photos, he noted that Apple had implemented it, “in a space-efficient way, so they don’t take up much more room.” In fact, according to a new report, Live Photos take up around 2x the space of a regular still photo. That’s still an impressive bit of […]

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Are Apple’s Live Photos a gimmick or a game-changer?

We knew a few extra megapixels were coming. But if there is one feature on the new iPhone 6s camera that got us to say Wow, it is Live Photo. Live Photo actually captures a brief moment before and after your snap, giving the subject in a finished picture motion and a bit of life. […]

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If you live in one of these states, Apple may owe you some money

This week, Apple lost its appeal on the antitrust case that the federal government and several state attorneys general filed on it concerning price fixing on ebooks. And now that that’s out of the way, it’s time for the company…

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