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Some iPhone jailbreakers are in for a nasty surprise

Cult of Mac - 50 min 32 sec ago
More than a quarter-million Apple users from 18 different countries had accounts stolen after they made themselves vulnerable by jailbreaking their devices, researchers announced today. The theft represents the largest known theft of Apple accounts caused by malware, according to Palo Alto Networks, adding further caution to Apple users to avoid installing programs not meant […]

Apple hires HoloLens engineer for its own AR project

Cult of Mac - 1 hour 15 min ago
Microsoft’s new HoloLens project has shown the tech world where the future of augmented reality might lead, and according to one Wall Street analysts, Apple is already making moves to catch up wtih its own AR product. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster reports that Apple has poached the lead Hololens Audio Engineer at Microsoft, Nick […]

6 deals on useful toys, tools and e-learning bundles ending soon [Deals]

Cult of Mac - 1 hour 25 min ago
The best things in life aren’t always free, but sometimes they’re heavily discounted. That’s basically what’s happening with these deals on essential lessons, tools, and tech toys that’ll you’ll kick yourself for missing. Surge protectors, financial education, bluetooth headphones, and maybe most impressive, a huge discount on lifetime access to Adobe-certified training videos ending in […]

The Weeknd blows up VMAs with trippy Apple Music ads

Cult of Mac - 2 hours 14 min ago
The Weeknd’s performance of ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’ at last night’s MTV VMAs was so hot, even Kanye got up to dance to the song of summer. The singer didn’t go home with a moon last night but Apple Music debuted a new two-part ad that features John Travolta and a trippy club scene. […]

How to set up AirPlay Mirroring on a Raspberry Pi

Cult of Mac - 2 hours 49 min ago
Although it looks like Apple is about to turn the Apple TV into a PlayStation-killing video game console, it’s not the indisputable king of the hill of streaming media boxes right now. Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast … all have their advantages over the Apple TV except for one killer feature: AirPlay Mirroring, which allows the […]

Kickstarter project puts cameras in the hands of London’s homeless

Cult of Mac - 4 hours 6 min ago
David Tovey became homeless on the streets of London after a stroke and found salvation in an unlikely place – a disposable camera. Tovey was invited to participate in an art project giving Londoners cameras to record life on the streets for a calendar now being sold on Kickstarter. He has had photos selected for […]

Limited Time Offer: 92% off the supercharge your mac bundle [Deals]

Cult of Mac - August 30, 2015 - 12:15pm
If your computer is like a swiss army knife, this 9-app bundle is like a blade sharpening kit. From photo editing to website building and remote file access, there’s plenty here to make your computer even more useful than you imagined possible. Plus, at a whopping 92% off, it’s a steal for $39.99 at Cult […]

Did Apple Music threaten Tidal with a $20M lawsuit over a Drake charity appearance?

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 3:22pm
Jay-Z’s Tidal music streaming service hasn’t been much of a threat to Apple Music so far, but according to Tidal, that’s not stopping Cupertino from suing them. Over charity, no less! According to a new report, Apple Music has threatened to sue Tidal for $20 million, due to rapper Drake’s appearance at a charity concert […]

Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 3:06pm
A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start. In an exhaustive report for […]

How we put the Mac-gic in Cult of Mac’s videos

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 3:00pm
Want a sneak peek behind the scenes of Cult of Mac? In my tech-setup tour video below, I’ll show you where I produce and edit all the videos for the site, and what kind of equipment I use to do it. This is one of the most-requested videos I’ve had so far, so I won’t […]

Discovery VR, Lara Croft GO, and other awesome apps of the week

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 1:00pm
From undersea virtual reality to a great Mac Instagram client, there have been plenty of interesting apps that have hit the App Store in the past seven days. But which ones to download this weekend? Thankfully, Cult of Mac is here to help guide you through the best apps of the week. Check below to […]

Last chance to save big on Drive Genius 4, the award-winning app for maintaining & repairing your Mac [Deals]

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 12:15pm
Our computers live and die by their hard drives, so it’s important to stay on top of their health. Drive Genius 4 is one of the best ways to keep your hard drive tuned, healthy, and even to bring it back from the dead if it crashes. Right now it’s going for almost half off, […]

Training for a marathon? Apple Watch can help

Cult of Mac - August 29, 2015 - 9:00am
With Autumn rapidly approaching, marathon season is almost upon us. So if you’re planning on running a race, now’s the time to ramp up your training. Whether you are doing a full marathon, a half-marathon or a 10K race, here are my top 10 tips for using your Apple Watch to achieve a new personal […]

Cult of Mac Magazine: Apple’s next big thing(s), hot tips for iOS, Mac and Apple Watch and more

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 8:46pm
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 […]

Ex-Apple engineer wants you to think different about furniture

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
Here’s good news for anyone who has had to carry a heavy couch up or down several flights of stairs and/or through narrow doorways: You can now pre-order a sofa that will fit into easily portable boxes. This is Campaign furniture, and the company’s head is Brad Sewell, a former supply base engineer for Apple […]

Inspired by Mac Paint, Rogue Invader mixes retro art with modern gameplay

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 3:35pm
Rogue Invader, an upcoming shooter from Squishy Games, looks like a massive HyperCard stack come to glorious motion. Currently on Kickstarter to fund the last bit of development on the rogue-like sci-fi title, Rogue Invader is the brainchild of founder Nathan Rees, who’s been making games ever since he discovered the joys of Mac Paint […]

Can you believe anybody’s still talking about Steve Jobs?

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 2:45pm
If you ignore its share price, Apple is doing incredibly well under Tim Cook, thanks in large part to the success of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. But its newest offerings, Apple Watch and Apple Music, may be off to rocky starts. This leads us to ask, once again, whether Apple has lost its spark without […]

Kahney’s Korner: Presenting the Cult of Mac Magazine app

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 2:18pm
I am super-psyched to introduce you to a new app coming soon to iOS: the Cult of Mac Magazine app. The new version of our magazine app will be published every Saturday. I think it’s a really great way to read all the stuff we publish here during the week. The new version of the […]

When it’s time for music, just reach for the BOTTLE

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 1:43pm
Don’t let the bottle in the name fool you. The boomBOTTLE+ by SCOSCHE Industries is no place for a beverage. But your ears will quickly realize it is filled with sound. The boomBOTTLE, rolled out today on the SCOSCHE website, is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has the height and girth of the common water […]

Apple TV streaming service could cost more than $40

Cult of Mac - August 28, 2015 - 12:26pm
Apple’s big event on September 9th is expected to include the unveiling of a redesigned Apple TV, but if you were hoping to get a taste of the company’s long rumored over-the-top TV subscription service, you’ll have to wait a little while longer. Negotiations between Apple and content providers have stalled according to a new report […]


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