Hyperbolic style: All Apple decisions are terrible

If Apple has made a design choice, it’s pretty easy to say it’s bad. The Macalope points out that it’s harder to say what would be better.

macworld.com 42 minutes ago

iPad Pro gives Apple another quarter of double-digit tablet growth

Apple saw strong demand for its most recent iPad Pro models last quarter, boosting global shipments of all iOS tablets by 9 percent, according to a market research firm.

cultofmac.com 2 hours ago

Apple Pay officially rolling out to users in Hungary and Luxembourg

Apple Pay continues its international expansion today, going live in Hungary and Luxembourg. This means that iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac users in those countries can now take full advantage of Apple’s mobile payment platform.

9to5mac.com 6 hours ago

‘Listen on Apple Podcasts’ replaces ‘iTunes’ for podcast previews ahead of standalone Mac app

Last month, Apple overhauled the web interface for

9to5mac.com 8 hours ago

Save on two years of powerful VPN protection [Deals]

With all the threats to security and privacy, going online without VPN protection is a big no-no. There are lots of options, so if you’re not sure which VPN to choose, this deal might help make that choice a little easier.

cultofmac.com 9 hours ago

National Australia Bank becomes latest Australian ‘big four’ bank to support Apple Pay

One of the major Apple Pay holdouts in Australia is finally coming on board to support Apple’s mobile payments platform. National Australia Bank today announced that its customers can now add NAB cards to Apple Pay, becoming the third of the “big four” banks in Australia to do so.

9to5mac.com 10 hours ago

Brilliant 6-in-1 USB-C Hub makes iPad Pro even more useful [Review]

The USB-C port in Apple’s latest professional-grade tablet is a giant improvement, but a new accessory still manages to make it even more useful. The HyperDrive iPad Pro allows every type of wired accessory supported by this computer to be accessed. Even better, it’s designed to clip to the side of the slate for maximum ease of use.

cultofmac.com 10 hours ago

Instagram overhauls IGTV with new TikTok-like algorithmic feed, streamlined interface

While Instagram has largely mastered the Stories format of Snapchat, its IGTV platform hasn’t yet seen the same mainstream success. A new report today from

9to5mac.com 13 hours ago

Contact Info for Millions of Instagram Influencers, Celebrities, and Brand Accounts Leaked Online

A database that contained contact information for millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts was recently leaked online, reports TechCrunch. The database, which was hosted by Amazon Web Services and contains more than 49...

macrumors.com 13 hours ago

U.S. Justice Department 'Leaning Against' Approving T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

The United States Justice Department is "leaning against" approving the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, reports Bloomberg. The merger might not be approved because the two companies "don't go far enough" to resolve...

macrumors.com 15 hours ago