Tag Archive: Past


Spotify’s software engineers have cooked up a new feature that lets you rewind your music tastes to see what they would have been like if you were born in a different generation. The unannounced feature was discovered by VentureBeat this… Read more ›

Apple unveiled the next generation of iOS this week, and while many of us here in the US are stoked about features like Power Save Mode, smarter Siri search, and improved Maps, users in China are getting excited about one… Read more ›

Soviet space propaganda: rocket porn from the past

The Cold War and that whole mutual assured destruction thing sure made the space race fun. Every astronaut strapped into a rocket and sent toward the stars was an ideological finger in the chest of the other side, each mission… Read more ›

Recently I wondered here on Cult of Mac how much of the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic, penned by The Social Network‘s Aaron Sorkin, was going to take place in flashback. For those who haven’t been keeping track, until now everything… Read more ›

Apple’s World AIDS week campaign has earned a big donation for Bono’s Product RED charity this month. The holiday project RED promotions that ran during two of the busiest shopping days of the year – Black Friday until Cyber Monday… Read more ›

Remember your desk from the 80′s? If you were even alive back then it probably featured an old Macintosh surrounded by a disgusting mess of dictionaries, letters,  telephone, fax machine, and probably even a Rolodex. But thanks to the rapid… Read more ›

Apple might reveal its first ever phablet next week with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6, and while many Apple fanboys question the need for an iPhone the size of a dinner plate, IDC’s latest market projections reveal Apple is about to… Read more ›

If you’re the type of person who enjoys/has a work-related need to track airplanes using their iPhone or iPad, you may want to download plane-tracking app Plane Finder, which has just received a brand new update — letting you watch… Read more ›

Apple’s iBeacon tech has been a boon for retail stores looking to advertise deals to customers on a per-location basis, but according to the a new report, retail is only smallest market iBeacons have tapped into. In five years a… Read more ›

The competition between iOS and Android is coming to your car. The recently announced Android Auto is Google’s answer to Apple’s CarPlay, and the two platforms offer similar features, with each promising to seamlessly connect smartphones to automobiles’ in-dash monitors.… Read more ›