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New iMessage hack lets you crash friends’ iPhones via text message

A new nefarious text message has been discovered that has the power to completely crash iPhones, even those running the latest version of iOS 10.<p>Instead of using infected links or weird text like previous iMessage hacks, this new one allows attackers to disable a person’s Messages app by simply …

iMessage

11 Best iPhone Tricks You Didn't Know Existed

Apple’s iOS has tons of features, so many that no one could ever use them all. And many aren’t obvious. We’ve rounded up 11 useful and novel features that are either buried deep or hidden in iOS. Some of these also work on an iPad.<p>1. Control Your iPhone or iPad with Head Movements<p>You can use head …

Woz reveals formative moment that turned him into a geek

Before Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple Computers, he was just a super-nerdy kid who loved to operate HAM radios. In a new video interview detailing the most formative moments in his totally geeky life, Woz explains how he went from tinkering with electronics to teaching himself binary by 5th grade, …

Silicon Valley

Absolute Extra Strong Pencil

One of the newest in Hindustan Pencil Company's fleet, this pencil was designed to be dark, smooth but also extra strong. The core is a little …

Spigen’s Style Ring is the perfect iPhone stand + car mount… and only $5.99

Over the last year, <b>Spigen</b> has introduced two of the world’s best iPhone car accessories: the Magnetic Air Vent Mount and <b>Style Ring</b>, which you might not have heard of. While the Magnetic Air Vent Mount is solely a car mount, Style Ring does triple duty as a video stand, finger grip, and car …

How I finally got serious about my photography [Reviews]

Even if the “teacher” is a college kid with bad diction, the one-hour Lightroom Basics course that I just took is pretty darn fantastic.<p>I have to take a lot of photos here at Cult of Mac, especially for reviews. Every gadget and gewgaw I review gets a big, bold photo at the top to best show off its …

Photoshop

The Winter Sport That Burns 1,500 Calories an Hour

Pedal through winter and go where no mountain bike has gone before, with the hottest trend on wheels<p>Ten minutes into my ride, I’m already sweating like hell.<p>I wasn’t expecting that—not on a 29°F morning with a biting wind.<p>But I also never expected to be barreling down a Nordic trail in Vail, …