In this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine: If running and swimming with Apple Watch don’t rock your boat, you should give rowing a try. It combines all the benefits of cardio and strength training. Whether you get in a boat or use a rowing machine, it’s a great way to get in shape.
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Cult of Mac Magazine, Issue 252
Rowing with Apple Watch is like 2 workouts in 1
If running and swimming with Apple Watch don’t rock your boat, you should give rowing a try. It combines all the benefits of cardio and strength training, and you get to do it in a boat. OK, well you’re probably more likely to use a rowing machine at your local gym, but it’s still pretty cool.
Coffee Lake chips could give 2018 MacBook Pro a jolt
Apple is apparently planning to upgrade the MacBook Pro line to the latest generation of Intel processors. Benchmarks for a macOS laptop running a “Coffee Lake” chip showed up on Geekbench.
2018 iPhones might come in pretty new colors
Apple will offer the 2018 iPhone lineup in a range of stunning new color options, according to one reliable analyst. Grey, blue, red, and orange will be some of the shades available when the new devices go on sale this fall. The largest of the three, dubbed iPhone XI Plus in some reports, will be offered in gold.
Save audio files to iPhone without a Mac
Since iOS 11, you’ve been able to download and save audio files in the Files app, but good luck listening to them. It’s like listening to audio in the Finder on your Mac, with no way to save your place, or really control the playback much at all.
How to add bookmarks to iPhone home screen
If you have a website you visit frequently — and who doesn’t? — then you might like to have quicker access to that site. You might appreciate an icon on your iPhone’s home screen that you can tap to launch that site, just like you’d launch an app.
How to undelete deleted photos on iOS
We’ve all done it. We’ve woken up after a big night out, and before we even rinse the sleep from our eyes, we reach over and delete last night’s photos on our iPhones. We even squint, or kind of half look at the screen as we do it, just so we don’t get a reminder of whatever the hell it was we got up to last night.
Bluetooth speaker packs a stealth security cam
We’ve all woken up after a big night out, and before we even rinse the sleep from our eyes, we reach over and delete last night’s photos on our iPhones. We even squint, or kind of half look at the screen as we do it, just so we don’t get a reminder of whatever the hell it was we got up to last night.
Give your iDevice a major camera upgrade
Your iPhone and iPad come with amazing cameras built-in. But as mobile cameras improve, the standards for digital photo and video are rising too. So to catch up, there’s the DxO One.
World Cup Apple Watch bands are a real score
Wear the World Cup on your wrist with Casetify’s colorful, tournament-inspired Apple Watch bands. This international collection of bands represents 18 countries, the teams of which are currently battling it out at the 21st FIFA World Cup, held every four years.
Fire up Apple Watch & iPhone with WiDuo
For lovers of versatility, and Apple gear, I bring you a two-in-one charging solution for iPhone and Apple Watch. Who doesn’t enjoy a twofer? The WiDuo by Wiplabs is a beautifully minimalist charging pad that provides up to 20 percent faster charging that many of its wireless competitors. And, it’s cute and sleek to boot.
New Macs are finally incoming
This week on The CultCast: New evidence shows that a Mac refresh is right around the corner. Plus: MacBook Pro is about to get the feature we’ve all been wanting; Apple is rebuilding its Maps app from the ground up, and it looks magnificent; and Apple’s new Seattle flagship store is stunning!
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