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Meet the Cult of Mac fixer crew

If you’ve heard about or used the Cult of Mac buyback program, you might be wondering what we do with your old devices — especially if you sent in broken gear. Is your old-but-loved iPad or iPhone in good hands? Here’s the skinny. We’ve partnered with a tech startup in Fayetteville, Arkansas, called MyPhones Unlimited for […]

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Where the ease of mobile and the power of desktop photo editing meet

One thing that apps like Instagram and VSCO have mastered is making photo retouching on a mobile device (e.g. smartphone, ipad, etc.) a breeze. Simple sliders grouped in easily understandable categories and real-time results make the editing process a snap. It’s fun and easy to dial in the overall look of an image on your […]

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Meet the radical who wants the iPad banned!

Kyle Wiens thinks the iPad should be banned. It’s a “highly immoral” product, he says, because it can’t be opened and repaired when the battery dies. It’s a throwaway device, and he wants governments to prohibit it. “It’s not designed to be long-lasting,” said Wiens, who is the co-founder and CEO of iFixit. “It’s like […]

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Ready to trade in your old phone? Meet the folks behind our gadget buyback (highest prices, btw)

We recently launched a gadget buyback program that promises to pay more for used and broken Apple devices than Gazelle, Walmart and even Apple itself. This post is about the startup company we partnered with to bring you this service. A college friend who bought a new phone and was about to trash a defunct […]

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Meet the messaging app that will save your ass

reTXT is a radical new messaging app that wants to fix everything wrong with online communication as it exists now. It landed back in April and includes a number of unique features — like being able to edit a message you already sent — all of which are currently patent pending. The app just updated today for […]

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Indian prime minister will meet with Tim Cook during U.S. visit

Indian Prime Minister and noted iPhone user Narendra Modi has requested to meet Tim Cook during his upcoming visit to the U.S. — reportedly to discuss the possibility of Apple investing in R&D and manufacturing in his country. Modi arrives in New York on September 24 and 25, before heading to the West Coast on September […]

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Fantastic Four meet their Doom in fiery new trailer

Fox’s reboot of the Fantastic Four is set to land in theaters next month, but fans who attended Comic-Con last week in San Diego got a special peek at the new Doctor Doom who’s threatening to end life as we…

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Meet Ming-Chi Kuo, the best Apple analyst on the planet

Over the past several years, one analyst has risen above the rest to become the most reliable voice on all things Apple. His name is Ming-Chi Kuo, and his ability to accurately prophesy Apple’s future product plans is unparalleled. Fittingly, he…

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Meet Ingress, your new augmented reality obsession

I went outside for the first time today. Working at home is an easy way to get a bad case of couchlock, so I like to try and get out for little 15 minute breaks when I can. Today was…

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Meet the man charged with keeping Apple’s gear easy to use

The man charged with keeping Apple user interfaces looking and working beautifully made his bones by suggesting hand-painted boxes for the original iPhone. That’s just one shimmery detail from the resume of Alan Dye, Apple’s new vice president of user…

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