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El Capitan beta reveals two unannounced Apple products

21.5-inch iMacs might be coming soon.

21.5-inch iMacs might be coming soon.

Apple’s new 27-inch Retina 5k iMacs are the most beautiful desktop machine over eyes have ever beheld, and now it appears that Apple is preparing to make a smaller (and probably more affordable) version that could launch this fall.

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All the ways Apple left us hanging at WWDC 2015

They probably shouldn't have stopped at one.

They probably shouldn’t have stopped at one.

Apple’s two-hours-plus keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this week was packed with new and exciting information about the future of software for its current major hardware. But we couldn’t help but notice some things that were missing.

Here are some of the ways Apple’s presentation left us hanging this year.

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Everything you need to know from WWDC 2015

Tim Cook announces “one more thing” at WWDC 2015.

Tim Cook announces “one more thing” at WWDC 2015.

With upgrades to iOS, OS X, Apple Pay and watchOS, Apple is ready to take its massively successful platforms to the next level.

Find out what’s in store for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch as Apple builds on previous greatness — plus get an earful of a new little project called Apple Music — as revealed today at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple upgrading its cloud services to churn out streaming content

Apple's calling in some back-up for its streaming devices.

Apple’s calling in some back-up for its streaming devices.

Apple is souping up its internal network and data centers ahead of its new streaming music service and upgraded Apple TV, according to a new report.

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Tune into the WWDC live-steam on Android and Windows

You don't need an Apple device to enjoy WWDC.

You don’t need an Apple device to enjoy WWDC.

Apple officially only streams its WWDC keynote to its own platforms and devices — iOS, OS X, and Apple TV. But you can easily tune in on Windows PCs and tablets, Android smartphones, and other devices.

So if you don’t have an Apple device handy, but you still want to watch WWDC, here’s how.

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What to expect from WWDC 2015

The countdown to WWDC 2015's big revelations begins.

The countdown to WWDC 2015’s big revelations begins.

With the Worldwide Developers Conference less than a week away, we’ve already got a pretty good idea about what Apple will reveal at this year’s conference.

The company focuses on developer-related products at the conference, but there are plenty of goodies that normals will go crazy for too, like the bevy of improvements coming to iOS 9, a new Apple TV and maybe even a new music streaming service.

Here’s what to expect from WWDC 2015, which runs June 8 to 12 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. (Cult of Mac will be liveblogging the Apple keynote, which starts at 10 a.m. Pacific next Monday, so be sure to check back then for news and instant analysis.)

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Apple plans to kill its 70/30 split for in-app subscriptions

Apple wants to make its devices more appealing to media companies

Apple wants to make its devices more appealing to content creators.

Apple and Google boasted that they paid over $17 billion to app developers over the last year. What they left out is that they also made a tidy $7.3 billion off those sales, thanks to the 30/70 split pioneered by Steve Jobs with the launch of iTunes in 2003.

That split could coming to an end soon, though, according to a new report claiming Apple plans to make a departure from its old pricing formula in an effort to make Cupertino’s devices more appealing to media companies.

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Apple is destroying the competition when it comes to digital video

Adobe reports breaks down why refreshed Apple TV is going to be the biggest thing since sliced bread.

Adobe reports breaks down why refreshed Apple TV is going to be the biggest thing since sliced bread.

A new report published today by Adobe demonstrates that, when it comes to both pay TV and the devices people choose for consuming digital media, Apple trounces the competition.

Having once dismissed its own Apple TV offering as just a “hobby,” the powers-that-be in Cupertino are likely to want to rethink that statement following the news that its set-top boxes doubled their share of premium video viewing quarter-over-quarter during the last year — overtaking Roku in the process.

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New Apple TV hardware won’t be ready for WWDC reveal

It isn't going to control itself. Well, not before The Singularity, anyway.

It isn’t going to control itself. Well, not before The Singularity, anyway.

Apple fans that were hoping a new Apple TV set top box would debut next week at WWDC are in for some bad news today. According to the New York Times, Apple is postponing its plans to debut the device next weeks because it’s just not quite ready.

The Apple TV has remained relatively unchanged since its second generation upgrade in 2010, but Apple’s team is still having problems getting the final product polished after already suffering major setbacks for content deals.

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Apple snags Showtime for yet another streaming exclusive

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Showtime is coming to Apple TV 

HBO made a splash with its streaming service HBO Now, and now its cheaper rival Showtime is ready to get in on the action too with its own streaming service that’s also launching exclusively with Apple.

Starting in July, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV users will be able to purchase a stand-alone subscription to Showtime through the Showtime app to stream all of the company’s original programming. It’s just like HBO Now, only a little bit cheaper.

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