Games and entertainment dominate Apple TV’s store

On the Apple TV app store, entertainment apps, including streaming video from the likes of HBONow and Netflix, are a clear winner, followed next by games. AppFigures, an app tracking service for publishers and developers, took a look at the trends from Apple TV’s first month out of the gate. Their report also has some […]

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CleanMyDrive 2 offers new tools to keep your external drives in top shape

Ever noticed how filled with digital flotsam and jetsam your Mac gets? It’s even worse with external hard drives, which tend to fill up with OS X service files (with glorious names like .DS_Store or .TemporaryItems), Windows service files from when you connect to other PCs, resource forks and un-emptied files in the Trash. CleanMyDrive […]

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Apple drops two new ‘ridiculously powerful’ iPhone 6s videos

Apple is positioning the iPhone 6s as both incredibly user friendly as well as ridiculously powerful in a couple of new spots appearing on YouTube Tuesday evening. The first ad, “Ridiculously Powerful” admits that the iPhone 6s is essentially the same as the iPhone 6, except now it’s incredibly high-powered. Check it out below, along […]

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Compact power pack lets you know how it’s doing

Lust List: Power Tube 3000 by Mipow If you’ve ever carried around one of those tube-shaped power packs for your iPhone or iPad, you know the one thing it really needs is a way to tell how much juice is left in the thing. The Power Tube 3000 provides this in spades, with a simple […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Apple TV how-tos to fine-tune your experience

Happy Friday, everyone! That of course means another Cult of Mac Magazine positively brimming with amazing how-to, news, and feature articles to keep you informed and entertained all weekend long. We’ve got a fair pile of Apple TV how-tos aimed at getting you set up and running hot with Apple’s new set-top box, as well […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Inside Apple’s new iMacs and Magic peripherals

Happy weekend, everyone! We’ve got another insane issue of Cult of Mac Magazine for you this week, full of details on Apple’s new iMac, Magic peripherals, the best updates in iWork’s new update, fresh how-tos, product reviews, and a sad goodbye to one of Apple’s ultimate fans. All this (and plenty more!) in this week’s […]

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Pro Tip: Avoid data overage charges with this hidden iOS 9 setting

iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist feature helps when you’re connected to a slow Wi-Fi connection by kicking in your cellular data network to help things seem a bit snappier. The problem is that it can also rack up some data charges if you end up going over your data cap. If you’ve got a limited data […]

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Pro Tip: How to fine-tune 3D Touch sensitivity

You don’t have to press so hard on your expensive new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus to get the groundbreaking 3D Touch working easily. We’ve all been looking forward to this killer UI upgrade, but some users say they’re worried about breaking their new iPhone screens because they’re pushing so hard to get the “pop” […]

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Pro Tip: Get Facebook Messenger to stop buzzing you during chats

Facebook Messenger keeps buzzing at me while I’m in the app itself. It’s annoying. It seems like I’m getting messaged more and more via Facebook Messenger these days as my buddies and family take to the mobile messaging platform to connect in real time. But the incessant buzzing, when I’m right there staring at the […]

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Apple seeds iOS 9.1 beta to developers

App makers who are part of Apple’s Developer program can now download the latest iOS 9.1 beta, build 13B5110e, from the Apple Developer page right now. iOS 9 beta 5 came out a scant month ago, including a new set of wallpapers, some welcome improvements to Apple Music and more new treasures. The new iOS […]

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