Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs reports Apple’s $161 million loss

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This was Apple's last ever quarterly losses. Well, to date.
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Sept26 September 26, 1997: Not everything about Steve Jobs’ return to Apple was easy. Today marks the anniversary of the last day in a massive money-losing quarter for Apple, as the company revealed losses of $161 million in just three months.

Giving investors the bad news was one of Jobs’ first, err, jobs as interim CEO. Fortunately, things were about to change dramatically.

Google Trips, Vulture Island and other awesome apps of the week

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'Appy weekend.
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If you’re looking to unwind this fine Sunday by sampling the latest App Store delectables for your iOS device, have no fear: Cult of Mac is here to help!

Whether you’re on the hunt for a great new story-driven Batman game or a new travel-planning app, we think you’ll approve of our picks.

Check them out below. You won’t be disappointed.

Protect, organize, and streamline your iOS and web data [Week’s Newest Deals]

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These 3 apps will assure the whole family's Apple Devices are running efficiently
These 3 apps will assure the whole family's Apple Devices are running efficiently
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It’s a new week, and that means a host of hot new deals at the Cult of Mac Store. This go-round is looking good for anyone interested in keeping their data organized and secure, from iOS to web browsing. We’ve got a suite of iPhone data management tools, a lifetime of VPN protection, 5 years of password management, and a pack of data management tools for Mac. Read on for more details:

Bluetooth headphones, Apple Watch docks and more [Week’s Best Deals]

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It's all about the sound with these foldable, high-quality headphones
It's all about the sound with these foldable, high-quality headphones
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A new week means a new batch of awesome deals on gear and gadgets, and this go-round we’ve got some big, big discounts, as much as 97 percent. On the deals docket today are a set of premium Bluetooth headphones, three years of VPN access, a wireless Apple Watch charging hub, and half off the uber popular PDF Expert. Read on for more details:

Seven days with iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, this week on The CultCast

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Apple Watch Series 2 looks great in rose gold.
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This week on The CultCast: After seven days with iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, we’ll tell you what we love (and don’t) about Apple’s newest gadgets. Plus: Hissgate explained; how to auto-unlock your Mac with an Apple Watch; and, if you’re wondering how to use picture-in-picture mode on YouTube videos in macOS Sierra, we’ll reveal just how to make that happen.

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