Tag Archive: Next


Your next iPhone could double as a smoke detector

A lot of people thought Apple missed a trick when it failed to snap up Tony Fadell’s smart thermostat and smoke detector company Nest. However, Apple may wind up having the last laugh, since a newly-granted patent describes how Apple hardware — including iPhones, iPads and other devices — could one day include sensors which […]

It’s another week ending, which means its time for us to round up all the great content from Cult of Mac into one delightful Cult of Mac Magazine. We’ve got all the info we could find out about the upcoming Apple event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in SF, a ton of useful and […]

Apple debuted three new ads for Apple Music over the weekend, via its YouTube channel. Like the iPod ads of old, the new spots show off Apple’s creative cool by highlighting both popular and up-and-coming musical acts, with the tagline “All the artists you love and are about to love, all in one place.” Check out […]

Apple wants to take mixtapes to the next level

Apple Music is all about curated playlists from Apple’s growing list of experts. But according to a new patent application published today, a future iTunes feature could let users get in on the act by composing “digital mixtapes” for their friends. The patent describes how users would be able to name their album, select the […]

Wearables: Doomed or darlings of the next decade?

After outselling all Android Wear watches within 24 hours, Apple Watch looked set to be the device that would finally give smartwatches their big break. But according to a recent report, sales of Cupertino’s first wearable have since nosedived 90%. It’s wise… Read more ›

A major pharmaceutical company is looking at how it might use ResearchKit to create new, potentially life-saving medicine. Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller Oxycontin, would be the first company to use Apple’s open-source, data collection platform for commercial use. “We… Read more ›

Russia wants to stop your next selfie being your last

From electrocution while trying to get the perfect background, to accidentally shooting oneself while posing with a pistol, Russian selfies seem to be pretty dangerous things — with more than 100 leading to serious injuries in the country in the… Read more ›

Apple has been working on the Apple Watch’s heart-rate monitor ever since the wearable launched in April. First, it was taking your pulse every 10 minutes. Then, it was doing it every 10 minutes unless you were moving around because… Read more ›

Virtual reality had its coming out party Thursday morning with a live-stream presentation from the Oculus Rift team. VR is coming ever closer to becoming a true platform, with games that you can stream from Xbox and PC as well… Read more ›

Rumors about Apple making a return to the 4-inch form factor for future iPhones have been doing the rounds since late last year. While they seem to have quietened down as of late, however, a new report injects some life into… Read more ›