Tag Archive: News


How to Remove News Headlines from Spotlight Search in iOS

Spotlight Search displays various ‘news’ headlines in modern versions of iOS, and while some users may find this information useful, others don’t care to see what are often tabloid-like headlines splashed across their iPhone and iPad search function. Fortunately with a little effort you can quickly turn off the News headlines from Spotlight and stop … Read More

Good news for Apple: free music services must pay higher royalties

In news which could well be good for Apple Music, but bad for rival free streaming music services, the federal Copyright Royalty Board has ruled that ad-supported internet radio companies such as Pandora must pay higher royalty rates to artists and record labels. From next year, Pandora, iHeartMedia and others will pay 17 cents for […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Black Friday deals + gadget reviews + Apple news + more

It might be a short week for most of us here in the U.S., but that didn’t stop us from piling up a whole, well, pile of great content for your long weekend enjoyment. We’ve got all the Black Friday sale info you can handle, a bunch of sweet gadget reviews (like the rumbling, rabble-rousing […]

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Publishers pan Apple News as a big disappointment

Apple decided to take on Flipboard with the addition of the company’s News app in iOS 9, but according to publishers, the news aggregation service has been a huge disappointment so far. Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp ripped the serviced last week, and based on a report from DigiDay other top publishers are also frustrated […]

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Set up your iOS 9 News feed (and subscribe to Cult of Mac)

The latest trend in news consumption is curation. Apple News — replacement for the earlier, less-than-successful Newsstand — does just that. It may not be the first app to repackage the web for easy reading (looking at you, Flipboard), nor maybe even the best, but chances are it’s already on everyone’s iOS 9 iPhone or […]

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What Apple News gets wrong that Twitter Moments gets so right

The way we consume news is changing at a rapid pace, and both Apple and Twitter are trying to cater to readers’ need for speed and convenience. iOS 9’s new Apple News app and the recently launched Twitter Moments both exist because millennials aren’t reading the newspaper every morning or watching news broadcasts in the […]

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What Apple News gets wrong that Twitter Moments gets so right

The way we consume news is changing at a rapid pace, and both Apple and Twitter are trying to cater to readers’ need for speed and convenience. iOS 9’s new Apple News app and the recently launched Twitter Moments both exist because millennials aren’t reading the newspaper every morning or watching news broadcasts in the […]

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TV station shelves expensive gear to report the news with iPhones

The Apple advertising campaign “Shot on iPhone 6” can now be a line on the closing credits of a Swiss news station, which now does 100 percent of its broadcasts on the iPhone. During the summer, Léman Bleu gave each of its reporters an iPhone 6 kit to shoot their stories and use for live […]

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Apple shows off iPad Pro, ‘The biggest news in iPad since iPad’

The iPad Pro is coming in November, and it’s going to be huge. Apple gave us our first look at the upcoming supertablet at its special event this morning, which has a 12.9-inch screen. And if that number seems awfully specific, you apparently haven’t figured out how Apple works by now. The width of the […]

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Watch Tim Cook take on Yoda in this ridiculous animated news video

It’s time to throw away your old smartphone and get ready for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus that Apple is expected to announce tomorrow. To celebrate Apple’s new gadget, the crazy folks at TomoNews have created a new animated video that shows all of the new features coming to the iPhone 6s, but […]

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