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Matt Damon Really Wants Pedro Pascal's Help in Latest Great Wall Trailer

Director Zhang Yimou’s (Hero) latest movie is a grand spectacle about giant monsters attacking the Great Wall of China. You know, like they do. It’s also about the mercenaries played by Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal staying to fight for humanity alongside the Chinese armies that have trained for this their entire lives.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Revamped iPads and next-era Apple tech, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Revamped iPads coming this spring; Apple lays the groundwork for the next era of personal technology; how smart homes get hacked; Google’s Pixel phone versus iPhone 7; and we reveal our favorite new iOS and Mac apps! Our thanks to Squarespace for supporting this episode. It’s simple to build a […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Get a three pack of triple-length Lightning cables, and more [Week’s Best Deals]

This week at the Cult of Mac Store saw some spectacular deals. A triple pack of more than triple-length MFi-certified Lightning cables, an award winning app for expanding the usefulness of PDFs, a top-shelf set of wireless Bluetooth earbuds, and the latest version of the super popular Toast from Roxio. They’re all discounted by at […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Can Apple Watch get you in shape? Here’s what the science says.

If you’ve considering buying a shiny new Apple Watch Series 2, you might be wondering if it can really help you to get in shape. Especially if you’ve seen the recent headlines claiming that fitness trackers don’t work. So what does science really have to say about wearables? I decided to investigate the science behind […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

More Details Emerge About the Soylent Food Bars Making People Sick

Yesterday, Gizmodo reported that members of the Soylent subreddit and Soylent’s own message board alleged the company’s Food Bars were making them sick. Since then, multiple sources have reached out with stories of Food Bars making them ill, as well as with images showing the identifying numbers printed on bar packaging.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

French company sues Apple for the good of the internet

Apple is facing a new lawsuit that was filed this Friday by a French open-source software maker that says its launching the lawsuit to get developers better HTML5 support on iOS. Nexedi filed its lawsuit against Apple in French courts, claiming the current iOS support of HTML5 Web technologies lags behind other platforms because Apple […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Mylan Agrees to Pay $465 Million for Ripping Off Medicare on EpiPens, Stock Price Soars

Mylan, the drug company that makes EpiPen, has been overcharging Medicare and Medicaid for years. But today the pharmaceutical company had to finally pay the piper. In a deal announced by the notorious price-gougers, Mylan will hand over $465 million to the government, but it won’t have to admit any wrongdoing.Read more... Source: Gizmodo