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Turn iPhone bokeh images into amazing 3D holograms with Looking Glass Portrait

An iPhone 3D portrait image is amazing to see, and it can be even more mind blowing as a hologram. That’s the promise of Looking Glass Portrait. This is not a single-use hologram. Users can send their own 3D images to the 7.9-inch display. “Looking Glass Portrait is designed for the millions of people who’ve […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture...

‘Batterygate’ rumbles on as European class-action suit demands damages

Blame an iOS update if you’d like, but Apple’s iPhone speed-throttling saga continues to progress slowly. The latest update is legal action being leveled at Apple in Europe in the form of a class-action lawsuit for iPhone 6 and 6s series devices sold in Belgium, Spain, Italy and Portugal. The advocacy group behind the suit, […] (via Cult of Mac -...

Apple’s first 27-inch, 5K Retina iMac is now officially vintage

Apple’s first Retina 5K iMacs, launched in late 2014, are officially considered vintage by Apple. The Retina 5K, 27-inch iMacs were a game-changer for Apple. At the time, 27-inch iMacs were still relatively new, just a few years old. The 5K overhaul was an astonishing leap forward, however — making it one of Apple’s most […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech...

Quickly learn SwiftUI to build beautiful apps for Apple devices

Building apps for mobile or desktop devices might seem like magic — heck, Apple even described its SwiftUI coding language as “magic.” But anyone can do it, if they have some basic knowledge about languages like SwiftUI. This pair of courses offers an accessible but comprehensive entry point, so you can start working with Apple’s […] (via Cult of...

Today in Apple history: QuickTime brings video to the masses

December 2, 1991: Apple ships its first public version of QuickTime, bringing video to Mac users running System 7. Containing codecs for graphics, animation and video, QuickTime confirms Apple’s status as a leading multimedia tech company. The software also starts us all off on the path to playing video on our computers. This fundamental transformation...

Patched iOS vulnerability would have let users seize control of iPhones over Wi-Fi

A security vulnerability patched by Apple earlier this year could have allowed users to remote access an entire iPhone over Wi-Fi without the need for any user interaction, a security researcher has revealed. Ian Beer, a researcher at Google’s vulnerability research unit Project Zero, shared details of the vulnerability Tuesday. He spent six months...

iPhone Game of the Year Genshin Impact pulls in almost $400 million in 2 months

Genshin Impact is Apple’s pick for iPhone Game of the Year, despite only landing in the App Store at the end of September. That’s not its only impressive claim to fame, however. According to app analytics platform Sensor Tower, the open-world RPG generated close to $400 million in its first two months alone. That averages […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech...

These are Apple’s picks for the best apps of 2020

As 2020 thankfully sputters to its thankful conclusion, Apple has released its list of the year’s best 15 apps and games “notable for their positive cultural impact, helpfulness, and importance.” The App Store Best of 2020 winners cover a multitude of areas — from the Zoom app that more or less defined the year of […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture...

Save hundreds on iPad, iPad Pro refurbs today only

Looking for a tablet upgrade ahead of the holidays? Woot has you covered with massive discounts on iPad refurbs today only. Prices start at just $209.99, but stock is limited. Bag yours before they’re all gone! This post contains affiliate links. Cult of Mac may earn a commission when you use our links to buy […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture...

Apple TV+ goes international with bilingual comedy Acapulco

Apple TV+ added to its comedy roster Tuesday by making a series order for Acapulco, a Spanish- and English-language show. It’s inspired by the box office hit film How to Be a Latin Lover. Eugenio Derbez starred in the movie, and he’ll star in the Apple TV+ half-hour comedy series as well. Acapulco looks to be […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture...

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