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Nomad’s new leather Apple accessories will only look better with time

Leather is a popular choice for Apple Watch bands but the latest from Nomad takes this material in a slightly unusual direction: it’s as untreated as possible. The intent is that this light-colored band will take on a patina over time. Nomad also just introduced an AirPods case of the same material. Ogle the Nomad Modern […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola reunite for Apple’s first movie

Apple is officially getting into the movie-making business. After inking deals for over a dozen original TV shows, Apple is ready to make its first-ever movie and it’s bringing in Hollywood legend Bill Murray to star in the flick. Murray will co-star alongside Rashida Jones in the movie currently titled On the Rocks. According to […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Apple unleashes new Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR

Apple fans that scooped up one of the company’s newest iPhones are finally getting some much-needed relief for their batteries with the release of Apple’s new Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR. The new Smart Battery Cases are available now on Apple’s online store and retail locations. There are two color […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

2019 iPhone render puts new spin on triple lens camera

Several rumors about the next iPhone point to it having three camera lenses but don’t agree on how they’ll be arranged. The latest leaked render shows it with the lenses neatly lined up in a row. This unconfirmed image also shows a smaller notch. The source for this render is Steve Hemmerstoffer AKA OnLeaks. Which […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

The Podfather’s watch packs a hefty $49,000 price tag

Tony Fadell invented the iPod and hundreds of millions of people bought one. But he can’t expect those kinds of sales with his latest creation – a watch costing $48,800. The Ressence Type 2 has a relatively modest price tag in the luxury watch space. A brand like Patek Phillipe can fetch a couple hundred […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Sprint Launches Deals App

Sprint has a new app offering exclusive deals and cash back rewards up to 20 percent. The company launched My Sprint Rewards today, available for both iOS and Android phones. The app lets Sprint customers access exclusive discounts at Sprint as well as other brands, enter for a chance to win prizes, and earn 3-20 percent cash back on select purchases. The program is similar to T-Mobile Tuesdays, but "can…

Google Fi Adds RCS, 4G Roaming Overseas

Google's Fi mobile service now supports RCS, the standards-based rich messaging standard. Also today, the company announced that Fi overseas roaming in 33 countries (mostly in Europe) will now take advantage of faster 4G networks. The RCS standard offers rich services like typing indicators, read receipts, and hi-res videos. Fi users can take advantage of RCS simply by using Google's Messages as their default messaging app. Google Fi already offers…

Lonely egg cracks Kylie Jenner’s record for most likes on Instagram

A photo of an unremarkable egg has dethroned model and influencer Kylie Jenner for the most-liked post of all time on Instagram. The egg popped up on Jan. 4 through an anonymous user who made it clear the egg was gunning for Jenner. The creator of @world_record_egg egged on the community with this caption: “Let’s […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

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