Get ready for Apple’s Mac event with these wallpapers


Apple's keynote invite makes an awesome wallpaper.
Apple's keynote invite makes an awesome wallpaper.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

New Macs are officially on the way.

Apple finally announced that it will be hosting a keynote on October 27th where the company is expected to unveil a new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and other new hardware.

We’re still trying to decode Apple’s invites for clues on what’s to come, but you can get your iPhone, iPad and Mac ready for the big day with this collection of wallpapers based on Apple’s invite.

Liveblog: Apple unveils iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2


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The iPhone 7 is nearly here.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Welcome to iPhone Day 2016.

Months of rumors and leaked parts finally culminate today at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where Apple CEO Tim Cook and his merry gang of techno wizards are expected to unveil some new iPhones and Apple Watch.

Cult of Mac is set to liveblog the festivities today. We’ll be mixing real-time details and analysis with all the dull wit and pithy snark we can muster for what is expected to be one of the “most boring iPhone updates” ever. The event starts at 10 a.m. Pacific, but we’ll be getting started well before that.

For a quick recap of what to expect from today’s keynote, check out our roundup of all the announcements Apple will make, including the possibility of some new AirPods.

Today’s event promises to be Apple’s biggest event of the year, so turn on the stream on your Apple TV and join us in the iPhone 7 event liveblog below.

Super Mario Run is coming to iPhone this year


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Super Mario on iPhone?! Yes!
Photo: Apple

Yes, you read that correctly. Nintendo is finally bringing a Super Mario game to iPhone, it confirmed during Apple’s iPhone 7 keynote this morning.

It’s called Super Mario Run, and it’s designed specifically for touchscreen devices. It’s the first Mario game you can play one-handed, Nintendo says, and it will hit the App Store in time for the holidays this year.