This transfer app moves iOS and Android data to iPhone

This post is brought to you by iMobie, maker of AnyTrans. There’s no denying it — the new iPhones look amazing. So it’s no surprise if you’re already plotting how to get one. But with any new device comes the challenge of moving the important stuff from your old one. For iOS users, iTunes can […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Best wireless charging pads for iPhone X and iPhone 8

Apple’s new iPhone lineup finally supports wireless charging. It uses the Qi standard that’s been popular for years, which means there’s already an endless list of compatible charging pads, mats, and stands available. So, which one should you buy? We’ve rounded up some of the best to make your buying decision that little bit easier. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Tim Cook ‘couldn’t be happier’ with iPhone 8 launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook paid a visit to the Apple store in Palo Alto this morning to celebrate the launch of the iPhone 8. Despite seeing modest lines for the device’s launch around the country, Cook told reporters today he’s “thrilled” with the response to both the iPhone 8 and the Apple Watch Series 3. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

T-Mobile, Sprint Reach Breakthrough On Potential Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint have made significant progress in ironing out merger terms, according to Reuters. T-Mobile and Sprint have made a "major breakthrough" on a merger between them. As it stands, SoftBank, Sprint's parent, would own between 40% and 50% of the combined company, with Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's parent, owning the majority stake. These terms are near final and will require due diligence before a deal is announced, which may…

Apple donates $1 million to Mexico earthquake relief

Apple’s generous spirit and its bank account continue to keep on giving in light of another major disaster, this time in Mexico. The company already donated millions of dollars to relief efforts for hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the company is sending money to Mexico to help clean […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

How to scan QR codes with iOS 11’s Camera app

QR codes are set to take off in a big way, thanks to a new feature included in iOS 11 that makes scanning the quirky-looking blocks easier than ever before. Apple didn’t announce the feature during its WWDC 2017 keynote, but the new QR-scanning capability is among the many minor iOS 11 features that may […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Review: Alcatel A50 / Pulsemix

Alcatel's A50 / Pulsemix is an inexpensive Android device that features swappable rear covers. Care to put on a light show? The LED cover bestows the A50 with colorful patterns on the back that light up with your music. Speaking of music, take advantage of the stereo speakers that snap onto the back of the A50, or charge up your battery with the power pack cover. Here is Phone Scoop's…

Bose takes on AirPods and Beats by baking in Google

Apple’s AirPods and Beats headphones are getting some fresh competition from one of the biggest audio companies in the game. And they’re getting a little help from Apple’s rival, Google. Bose unveiled two new products today. One is its first ever foray into the world of truly wireless earbuds. The other is a pair of […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Motorola Moto G5S Plus Hits Stores September 29

Motorola today opened up pre-orders for the Moto G5S Plus handset. Consumers can order the phone from Best Buy, B&H, Fry’s, Motorola.com, New Egg, Ting, and Walmart.com. The G5S Plus boasts a metal unibody design, 5.5-inch HD display, and a 3,000mAh battery. It includes a dual 13-megapixel arrangement with features such as selective focus, and black-and-white image capture. The G5S Plus adds an LED flash to the front of the…