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Apple has announced the line-up for its upcoming Apple Music Festival, previously known as the iTunes Festival — featuring performances from Apple favorite Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence + The Machine, and others. The concerts take place in London, in the U.K., over 10 days from September 19 to September 28. “We wanted to do […]

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for Cult of Mac to run down the week’s best apps. From guerrilla filmmaking to guerrilla warfare, and silent messaging apps to RSS readers, we think we’ve got something for everyone. Check out our pics below: Guerilla Filmmaker From Bentley commercials to Sundance indie movies, it’s not exactly […]

You know Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker which copied Apple designs en route to becoming the world’s most valuable startup? Well, depending on who you are, get ready to bust out a tune on the world’s smallest violin, because Xiaomi’s… Read more ›

Your Uber could be paying for others to ride

Your Uber account is handy for catching a ride. It may also be handy for someone else to get around town on your dime. Stolen Uber customer accounts have turned up for sale on the dark web for as little… Read more ›

While some may see Xiamoi, Samsung, and other players in the smartphone race as iPhone copycats, Jony Ive sees it as downright “theft.” That was the clear takeaway from Ive’s interview at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit today. “I… Read more ›

Tim Cook, Phil Schiller and others who knew him have made public comments commemorating Steve Jobs, who passed away three years ago today. Cook sent out two tweets, quoting Jobs from his 2005 Stanford Commencement Address as saying, “You have to trust in… Read more ›

Secret sauce—it’s the reason Apple keeps winning where others fail, and on our newest CultCast, we discuss the recipe that keeps Apple ahead of the pack. Plus, iOS 8 rumors detail some powerful new features; whispers of an impossibly thin… Read more ›     

ItIn response to the public’s outcry that tech companies are working with the NSA to pilfer personal info on targets of interest, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and others announced an alliance with civil liberties groups today demanding for more transparency by U.S. government concerning wiretapping. The coalition sent a letter today to President Obama and […]

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apple-sign-logo-234Apple and some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have been under heavy fire ever since info on the National Security Administration’s PRISM program leaked to the public last month. In response to the public’s outcry that tech companies are working with the NSA to pilfer personal info on targets of interest, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter […]

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The Washington Post has reported that the NSA has created a $ 20 million spy program called PRISM, that has been allowed to directly access citizens’ private data on Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple servers – the company joined the program in that order as well..

Both Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple have all denied any involvement in the PRISM program, however, the Washington Post’s story alleges that the  [Read More…]