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Google gives Chromecast platform a much better name

Google’s Chromecast platform has been given a brand new name: Google Cast. The new name makes more sense given the platform’s ability to stream more than just Chrome tabs, but the Chromecast dongle lineup will retain the old moniker for now. Google has updated its website to reflect the name change, and to make it clear that […]

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See How Much Data a FaceTime Call Uses on iPhone

FaceTime is the lovely video chat service that is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac OS X, and while it’s a lot of fun to use and helps keep people in touch, something to keep in mind is that FaceTime can use quite a bit of data as it’s essentially streaming and uploading … Read More

Cult of Mac Magazine: Hating on the iPhone battery case, Apple updates and much more

Apple releases a new iPhone 6 battery case and everyone hates it. Poor Apple. This week, we chronicle the beating Apple’s Smart Battery Case takes from the internet, including a look at its insides, how the internet questions Jony Ive’s sanity, and the history of ‘humped’ design at Apple. That, plus accessories just as ugly […]

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Has Apple given us much to be thankful for this year?

You might be sick of the sight of Turkey by now, but you can’t spend enough time being thankful. The big question we have is: Should we be thankful to Apple for the lineup it has delivered in 2015, or was this a year to forget? Apple certainly hasn’t been slow this year; we’ve had […]

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This Amazon Hack Will Make Online Shopping So Much Easier

Let’s face it: Online shopping is amazing. Given the choice of shopping from home while relaxing in their PJs or fighting crowds and dodging overbearing salespeople, we bet most people will choose to shop online. But shopping online has some drawbacks as well. Mainly, those drawbacks come in the form of having to sift through […]

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iPad Pro Diary: The iOS ecosystem is much deeper than I knew

iPad Pro Diary, Day 2: I have a shameful confession to make. Even though I’ve been using an iPad and iPhone for years, I haven’t really been using them. I do a few things that haven’t changed for donkeys. I read on the iPad all the time and send the odd email. I play songs […]

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App Store search just got much smarter

A number of developers have reported noticing a difference in the way the iOS App Store now organizes search results. It appears Apple made changes around November 3 to the search algorithm to improve the relevancy of the results. Developers have identified multiple factors that are contributing to the new App Store search and overall, the changes are garnering positive feedback. […]

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Photos capture just how much our phones disconnect us

Quick – how often do you check your iPhone when you’re around other people? When you’re out dining? At home on the couch, maybe watching TV? At the bar? At parties? If you’re anything like the rest of us, the answer is somewhere between “often” and “far too often.” Photographer Eric Pickersgill noticed this phenomenon […]

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A wireless LED flashbulb makes your phone a much more powerful camera

The phones in our cameras, especially with the release of the iPhone 6S, have become as good as what the pros use. Of course the pros also use more than just cameras to make their pictures look great, and iBlazr 2 brings one of the most important of them to your phone: a wireless flash. […]

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Here’s how much iPhone 6s will cost around the world

Just because you can buy the same model of iPhone 6s all over the world doesn’t mean that you’ll be paying the same for it. When international prices are converted into U.S. dollars, some markets pay up to 30 percent more for the basic 16GB iPhone 6s than customers in the United States. The country […]

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