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Save over 25% on the Satechi 4-port USB clamp hub for your Mac [Deals]

Replace one inconvenient USB 3.0 port with four easy-access ports with the Satechi USB Hub.  At just $19.99 with Cult of Mac Deals this stylish, brushed aluminum accessory makes managing multiple USB devices much easier, clamping snugly and safely to the front of your Mac or PC.

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Apple and IBM team up to help Japan’s senior citizens

The news marks the next step in Apple's relationship with IBM. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

The news marks the next step in Apple’s relationship with IBM. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Apple is teaming with IBM and Japan Post on a pilot scheme that will hand up to 5 million iPads out to elderly people in Japan by 2020, to help them keep in touch with their families, physicians and community.

In addition to existing iPad apps like FaceTime and Messages, the tablets will come loaded with custom IBM apps designed to help remind senior citizens to take their medication, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy diet, while also allowing direct access to community support services such as grocery shopping.

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Russian minister accuses Apple of distributing gay porn to minors

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Here’s a complaint we’ve not heard before about last year’s U2 album giveaway. Photo: Island Records

Some people just won’t let go, will they?

Still upset about Apple’s much-maligned U2 album giveaway last year, Russian politician Alexander Starovoitov has come up with a new complaint we’ve not heard before: That by gifting Songs of Innocence to millions of iTunes customers around the world, Apple was knowingly distributing gay pornography.

If found guilty, Apple could be forced to cease operations in Russia for 90 days, or pay 1 million roubles in fines.

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Apple steals talent from BBC Radio 1 for new music service

Beats redesign is coming to WWDC 2015. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Beats redesign is coming to WWDC 2015. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

When Apple picked up Beats, they got a music service along with the headphone hardware and executive talents of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

It looks like Apple has just upped its game, internally, in creating a Spotify-killer: Cupertino has just picked up four producers from BBC Radio 1, including key talent from hot radio property “BBC Introducing.”

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Why Samsung’s design sucks, in a single image

The difference between Apple and Samsung, in a single image. Photo: iMore

The difference between Apple and Samsung, in a single image. Photo: iMore

Want to sum up the difference between Apple and Samsung in a single image?

Don’t look at the logos. Don’t look at the operating systems. Don’t even look at what their respective gadgets look like.

Look at the lines. Look at the symmetry. Because Samsung can’t even get these basic things right.

Once you start looking closely, even Samsung’s best phones look like they were designed by a kindergartner.

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Why Samsung’s design sucks, in a single image

The difference between Apple and Samsung, in a single image. Photo: iMore

The difference between Apple and Samsung, in a single image. Photo: iMore

Want to sum up the difference between Apple and Samsung in a single image?

Don’t look at the logos. Don’t look at the operating systems. Don’t even look at what their respective gadgets look like.

Look at the lines. Look at the symmetry. Because Samsung can’t even get these basic things right.

Once you start looking closely, even Samsung’s best phones look like they were designed by a kindergartner.

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Apple: ‘We do not accept fart apps on the Apple Watch’

Apple doesn't want fart apps on the Apple Watch. Who knew? Photo: Fart Watch

Apple doesn’t want fart apps on the Apple Watch. Who knew? Photo: Fart Watch

Those of you who were hoping the Apple Watch would usher in a new era of flatulence apps, prepare to be disappointed: Apple has already rejected the first app that serves no purpose other than to allow people to make fart sounds from their wrist.

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Apple Watch frozen? Here’s how to restart it

If your Apple Watch freezes, just force it. Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

If your Apple Watch freezes, just force it. Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

Let’s face it: A time will come when your Apple Watch crashes or freezes. It’s gonna become unresponsive, but you’ll be ready thanks to this handy Apple Watch restart tip.

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Apple Watch app puts TV remote on your wrist

With SamMote, your TV controls are just a tap away. Photo: SamMote

With SamMote, your TV controls are just a tap away. Photo: A-watch.fr

Keeping tabs on the TV remote control has been one of the greatest problems to plague man over the last 50 years. Apple Watch is finally solving that issue by slapping all the TV controls you need right on your wrist.

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EU launches formal antitrust investigation into Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

After years of examining the Android operating system, the European Commission has launched a formal antitrust investigation into claims that Google unfairly forces competitors into bundling its own apps on their devices.

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