It just got a little easier to search for Disney content on the Apple TV, now that Disney properties such as the Disney Channel, Disney Jr., Disney XD, and Watch ABC are searchable through the Apple TV’s universal search API.
Is Apple intentionally nerfing the Apple Pencil with iOS 9.3?
With yesterday’s release of the latest iOS 9.3 beta, one thing is looking more and more likely: Apple has intentionally debuffed the Apple Pencil so it can no longer be used to navigate through iOS.
Now, it’s only meant for drawing and writing within apps.
Steve Jobs’s smelly old sandals just sold at auction
An odd assortment of purported artefacts from Steve Jobs’s wilderness years – including a pair of his rated running sandals – were sold at auction today. And while it’s not entirely clear who bought them, all of the disparate items, dating back to Steve Jobs’s NeXT years, still ended up earning a pretty penny.
AirFoil 5 lets you stream from your Mac to literally any speaker in your house
Rogue Amoeba’s AirFoil has long been one of the Mac apps we can’t live without. The app allows Mac users to pump audio on an app-by-app basis to any AirPlay speaker within range.
Now, AirFoil 5 is here. And it’s a huge update. Not only does it introduce functionality that allows AirFoil to send audio to Bluetooth speakers and headphones (not just AirPlay devices, like the Apple TV), it can also send audio to multiple speaker groups at once.
Pad & Quill’s new wood cases for iPhone are tougher than steel
Longtime Cult of Mac readers know I can be a sucker for wood. It’s a material with integrity, and I like the way it juxtaposes with Apple’s preferred design materials of metal and glass. I loved using Monolith’s beautiful wood veneers with my old iPhone 5. And I can’t wait to try Pad & Quill’s new gorgeous wood cases for the latest iPhones.
Court extends deadline for Apple to break iPhone 5c encryption
Apple has defied orders to unlock the iPhone 5c for the FBI. But they’ve just been given a little more time to change their mind.
How to control your Mac’s volume, app by app
Ever been annoyed by one Mac app blurting out sound at a volume that’s too low, while the next is too high? Well, shocker! There’s an app for that.
Apple Pay finally goes live in China
After almost two years of planning, Apple is finally ready to launch Apple Pay in China, the world’s second biggest retail market.
Apple sends out replacement cables for Retina MacBooks
Apple’s new retina MacBooks uniquely charge by the new standard, USB-C. Unfortunately, many of those cables are faulty, and Apple is looking to replace them. But now, Apple is starting to send out their replacement cables.
ARM exec says VR iPhones could be more powerful than PS4s
Waiting for the day when iPhones leave consoles in the dusk? That day might be well at hand. Today, an executive from ARM said his company’s chips could be as powerful as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 very, very soon. Maybe as soon as the end of next year.