Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

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The new Apple TV remote will give it Wii-like gaming capabilities.
The new Apple TV remote will give it Wii-like gaming capabilities.
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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.

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

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This is where Cult of Mac's videos get edited.
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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 keep you waiting any longer — let’s get to it.

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

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Have an 'appy weekend.
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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 see our picks:

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

Drive Genius 4 can keep your drive healthy, repair it when it's sick, and even revive it when it dies.
Drive Genius 4 can keep your drive healthy, repair it when it's sick, and even revive it when it dies.
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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, just $49.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.