iPhone 7 rumors, iOS hands-on with Apple Music and Apple News, screaming deals, and more

This week’s Cult of Mac Magazine has loads in store for your weekend wind-down. Following our coverage of WWDC 2016 the previous week, we’ve got more iPhone 7 rumors for you including the possibility of a dual-lense camera. And, discover the news changes and design overhauls iOS 10 brings to the Apple Music and Apple News […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Use These Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Features on Your iPhone

Since the earliest days of cellular technology, secret codes have been embedded into the software of our mobile devices, and they’re still in place today. Included in these hidden codes for the iPhone is a special diagnostics mode you can use to troubleshoot problems, get a more accurate signal reception measurement, and more.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

In Defense of Squeeks, Michael Bay's Goofy-Ass New Transformer

This past Thursday , director Michael Bay introduced a new robot that will be joining his upcoming Transformers movie, The Last Knight. Some fans were quite upset at the addition of this tiny, goofy-looking Autobot to the Transformer movie pantheon, and I have a question for those fans: Really? (I also have a follow-up question: Really?!)Read more... Source: Gizmodo

What Was Going On With Earth's Magnetic Field A Billion Years Ago?

An illustration of ancient Earth’s magnetic field compared to the modern magnetic field. Courtesy Peter Driscoll We know about our North and South poles, but what about an East, West, or slightly-to-the-left pole? According to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters, around 1 billion years ago, that might have been a possibility.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Deadpool Hijacks Japanese X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer Just to Deliver a Sick Burn on Fox

Not content to wait idly by until Deadpool 2 starts shooting next year, the merc with a mouth infiltrated this Japanese trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse. It was partly in preparation for the Japanese release of his own film (where it opened earlier this month; this is a few weeks old) but mainly to continue biting the studio hand that feeds him.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Report Confirms Dangerous Lead Levels in Children During Flint Water Crisis 

Lead levels that shoot above 5 micrograms per deciliter of blood in children under the age of six are considered dangerous and can inhibit the child’s growth and cause learning disabilities and behavioral problems. A report released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday found the odds of a young child living in Flint Michigan contracting such high levels of lead in their blood system rose by…

Unlimited VPN, cloud backup, and more in the week’s best deals at Cult of Mac [Deals]

Another week, another batch of great deals. This time around we’re looking at 5 years of unlimited cloud backup, a lifetime of virtual private network access, a 10-foot long Lightning cable and a bluetooth boom box that really bumps. Take a look for more details: G Cloud Unlimited Backup: 5-Yr Subscription – 93% off This […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac