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Steve Wozniak is quitting Facebook over data concerns

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that he is leaving Facebook over the continuing concern about its abuse of user data.<p>“Users provide every detail of their life to Facebook and … Facebook makes a lot of advertising money off this,” Woz told <i>USA Today</i>. “The profits are all based on the user’s info, …

Use Notes app to plan your vacation

Here’s the worst way to organize any task: email. You can’t put everything in one place, and even if you could, you could never find it. Apple’s built-in Notes app, on the other hand, is the perfect place to store all those snippets of info you accumulate when planning something like a vacation. …

Sphear earbuds are so comfy, you’ll forget they’re in [Reviews]

Best List: Sphear in-ear monitors by Focal<p>When I think earbuds, I don’t think comfort. They’re light and let you take naps while in, but there’s really only so long I can handle keeping them in my ears.<p>That’s why this new set of “in-ear monitors,” called Sphear is so exciting — I’ve had them in to …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a secret, better way to browse the swaths of mediocre titles on the …

Pro tips for traveling with your MacBook

Being a workaholic means I’m always taking my MacBook with me wherever I travel, but carrying around a $2,000 machine is a constant risk. In today’s s video I show you everything you need to know to keep your MacBook safe while you’re on the move.<p>The video will teach you all you need to know about …

MacBook

iCloud Photo Library: The ultimate guide

iCloud Photo Library gives you access to all of your photos and video, on all your devices, all of the time. It's an optional part of Apple's iCloud …

5 ways we never dreamed we'd use an iPad

When Steve Jobs announced the iPad on Jan. 27, 2010 at an Apple press conference in San Francisco, no one could have foreseen the tablet's many …

10 Twilight Zone Episodes You Must Watch

Get lost in the mysterious show in its new marathon.<p><b>It's that time of year.</b> You're locking down New Year's Eve plans and, if you're like us, what you're going to binge-watch on New Year's. The dawn of a new year means <i>The Twilight Zone</i> marathon on the Syfy channel. Starting the morning of New Year's …

NASA’s new Orion spaceship will fly with an ancient skeumorphic UI

NASA’s spaceship of tomorrow might make a critic of skeuomorphic design cringe.<p>Orion, which flew successfully on an unmanned test Friday and is seen as a critical first step toward flying a crew to Mars, is guided by sophisticated computer control panels.<p>But instead of a modern digital interface, …

Space Exploration

Watch an SR-71 Pilot Explain How the Cockpit Works

Richard Graham walks you through everything you need to know to fly a Blackbird. Almost everything.<p>An SR-71's exterior is all smooth, swooping surfaces. The Blackbird's interior, however, is a cramped assemblage of dials and switches need to keep the supersonic spy plane aloft.<p>Don't be intimidated, …

World’s first 34-inch, 21:9 curved display delivers truly immersive views

Imagine futuristic and innovative design engineered into a display that’s capable of changing the way work with our computers as well as the way we view what we’ve created. And what if that display is the perfect tool for energetic collaboration?<p>Before you say anything, check out this new video …

Gear & Gadgets

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

How to use the Google Software Removal tool in Windows

When malicious programs are using your Chrome browser to collect data, serve you ads or cause overall sluggishness, there's a quick way to find out what's causing the issues. Google recently published the Software Removal tool for Windows that will scan for software that is causing issues with the …

Parrot's new headphones are made for the world's pickiest music lovers

I'm sitting across the table from two Parrot representatives, who are telling me about the impressive adaptive capabilities of the company's new Zik 2.0 headphones. I'm wearing a blue pair, listening to Lou Reed, holding a connected Android phone in my hand. As they talk, I'm swiping up on the Zik …

From iPhone OS to iOS 8, we’ve come a long way since 2007

We don’t usually post infographics on Cult of Mac — far too many of them are just poorly designed info dumps, without any real focus or design chops — but we’re making an exception for this one showing the evolution of iOS over the last seven years.<p>Created by the folks at 7 Day Shop, this …

iOS

An illustrated history of the iPod and its massive impact

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This weekend was the 15th anniversary of the iPod, the humble digital music player that reshaped Apple.<p>To mark the occasssion, Cult of Mac is republishing this illustrated history of the iPod — put together to celebrate the device’s 10th anniversary, and originally published on Oct. …

Apple gets a cut of every Apple Pay purchase you make

Apple might be a hardware first company which creates software only to drive sales of its physical devices, but that doesn’t mean it can’t earn a bit of money from its services, right?<p>According to a new <i>Bloomberg</i> report, Apple will earn a fee every time its newly-announced Apple Pay service is used …

Apple Pay

Logitech's K480 keyboard connects to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once (hands-on)

The $50 K480 can connect to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once, whether they're Windows, Mac or Chrome OS computers, or Android, Windows, and iOS tablets or smartphones.<p>You've got a computer, smartphone, and tablet, but do you have a keyboard that works with all of them at the same …