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Alex Heath / Cult of Mac:
Dropbox denies hack, says old logins were scraped from third-party services   —  Update: A Dropbox spokesperson has confirmed that its service has not been hacked and that the exposed logins were mostly expired and harvested from third-party services.  More information below.
Oct 14, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Killian Bell / Cult of Mac:
iOS 8.1 blocks ‘date trick’ loophole that allows emulators on iPhone and iPad   —  A neat trick that allows old console emulators and other unapproved apps to be installed on iOS devices without jailbreaking is set to be wiped out with iOS 8.1.  Apple has finally taken action against the …
Oct 8, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Buster Hein / Cult of Mac:
Apple poaches Visa's NFC payments expert to expand Apple Pay in Europe   —  Apple Pay, the new mobile payments system that unshackles iPhone users their wallets - will only be available in the U.S. when it launches next month, but Apple's is already hiring a team to expand its mobile payments into Europe.
Sep 29, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Buster Hein / Cult of Mac:
Apple confirms iPhone 6 NFC chip is only for Apple Pay at launch   —  Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping the company's new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrated NFC tags into your favorite apps, however you won't be able …
Sep 16, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context
Killian Bell / Cult of Mac:
iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus: notable differences include the display, camera, battery life   —  Big vs. bigger: Which iPhone 6 deserves a place in your pocket? … For the second consecutive year, Apple has delivered not one but two new iPhones.  Unlike the iPhone 5c, however …
Sep 10, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac:
Apple Watch locks when skin contact is broken as security precaution for mobile payments   —  Clever trick will safeguard Apple Watch from thieves … CUPERTINO, Calif. — One of the big questions about the Apple Watch is how Apple will prevent thieves from ripping it off your wrist and using it to clear your bank account.
Sep 10, 2014, 7:45 PMIn context
Mike Elgan / Cult of Mac:
iOS 7's Multipeer Connectivity enables network creation and expansion in unconnected locations   —  How an Under-Appreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World  —  A curious download hit Apple's app store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.  —  It's a new kind of app because it uses …
Mar 23, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Luke Dormehl / Cult of Mac:
Steve Jobs Hated The Idea Of A Multi-Button Mouse, Designer Claims   —  From “no-button” design and multi-touch controls, to wireless technology and laser tracking, Apple mice have seen a lot of changes over the past decade or so.  —  Although Apple computers have come with mice since the Lisa …
Mar 11, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Killian Bell / Cult of Mac:
Apple Recalls MacBook Air Flash Storage Sold Between June 2012 & June 2013   —  Apple has recalled 64GB and 128GB flash storage drives that were used in the previous generation MacBook Air.  The systems were sold during June 2012 and June 2013, and those affected qualify for a free flash …
Oct 18, 2013, 12:35 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cult of Mac:
The Most Powerful DJ App For Everyone Arrives With djay 2 [Review]   —  djay 2 by Algoriddim Category: Music Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: $1.99 (iPhone), $9.99 (iPad) DJing used to be something only the pros did.  Hardware was (and still can be) incredibly expensive, and the barrier to entry was set high.
Jul 25, 2013, 11:25 PMIn context

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