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Apple’s new iPhones went up for pre-order this morning, and for those who stayed up late to get their order in, it turned out to be a very long night. The vast majority had to wait until past 12:30 a.m.… Read more ›

Full disclosure: the publisher of the naughtily-named Age of Booty: Tactics sent Cult of Mac a really nice wooden treasure chest with some fun promotional stuff in it. This usually means that we’d give it a skip, as generally, the… Read more ›

This week: Yosemite beta is not for the faint of heart; William Shatner is the coolest grandpa ever; to take on Apple, Microsoft doubles down on design; Apple inches closer to a digital wallet; why the Apple on your iPhone… Read more ›

Maybe tablets were better than desktops all along

With Apple’s mobile and desktop platforms growing closer in iOS 8 and Yosemite, I started wondering: Is the laptop inherently better for computing than a tablet, or does it just seem that way because we’re so used to the folding… Read more ›

Three weeks of speculation and rumors have led to this. Apple is finally buying Beats for $ 3 billion. News of the deal broke weeks ago but the tech world is still scratching its head, wondering why Apple decided to buy… Read more ›

If you’ve read Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, you possibly know the name Ronald Wayne. That’s the investor who dropped out of Apple 12 days into its existence as a company — losing around $ 35 billion after selling his shares… Read more ›

I’m kind of obsessed with monitoring and comparing numbers like blog views and podcast downloads. It’s probably a mild form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, but I made up my own word for it: “metriculous.” Whether is an app that satisfies that… Read more ›     

Apple is leading the way when it comes to U.S. companies stockpiling cash, according to a note from Moody’s Investors Service. Holding $ 158.8 billion, Apple’s cash pile is close to 30x what it was in 2004, when Apple has cash… Read more ›     

Mailtracker is an app that lets you snoop on the folks you send email to. It tells you if and when your mails were read, what device they read it on and what city they are in. Sounds pretty creepy… Read more ›