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Not enough people know about this amazing way to buy an iPhone X

I am an Android user and, for the first time in 13 years, I'm tempted to buy an iPhone. That's apart from a short blip in 2015 when I bought an 8GB iPhone 5c on a two-year contract, but the less said about that misadventure the better.<p>It's the iPhone X that's close to swinging it for me, despite …

Apple has finally scheduled the day it will unveil the iPhone 8, says report

Apple has reportedly settled on the date for its highly anticipated fall keynote where we'll finally see the iPhone 8 — Sept. 12 — according to a new …

Sega Genesis Flashback Console Gets Unfavorable Review, 28 ‘Random Crapware’ Games Included

Reports are coming in for AtGames’ Sega Genesis Flashback console system, and it seems that the cons outweigh the pros in this case. <i>Gamespot</i> really …

Now that the iPod's dead, let's kill iTunes, too

Apple just killed off its groundbreaking music player. It's the perfect opportunity to whack iTunes, too.<p>By now, I'm sure you've heard: Apple finally put the iPod out of its misery.<p>The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have met their logical end, following the iPod Classic (2001-2014) into gadget history. …

How to childproof your iPhone or iPad

iPhones or iPads can be childproofed to ensure it's safe for your kids. Guided Access allows you to lock your device to one specific app while Restrictions allow you to disable certain apps or websites from being accessed. Other parental control software is also available on the app store if you …

Google Abandons Its Nik Collection of Popular Photo Editing Software

Google received praise from photographers last year when it made its $150 Nik Collection of popular photo editing software 100% free. But alas, all …

This iPhone App Can Identify Pantone Colors From the Real World

Cone is a beautifully designed iOS app that uses the phone’s camera to pick Pantone colors from the world around you.<p>The $2.49 app samples colors …

2 tricks to make iOS Control Center less annoying

If you get annoyed by Control Center popping up on your iPhone, here are two easy things you can do.<p>Apple released Control Center in 2013 as part of iOS 7. It gives iPhone and iPad users quick access to settings for airplane mode, wifi, bluetooth, screen brightness among other things. But sometimes …

Apps

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

Apple is already using a screen technology that’s better than OLED, report says

Apple is widely expected to launch an OLED iPhone this year, which would be a first for the iPhone since its introduction 10 years ago. But a new …

3 Reasons Why You Aren’t Taking Better Photos

No matter your current skill level, you could (and should) always be getting better. And if you ever find yourself in a creative rut—as we all do …

How to Shoot Sunset Silhouettes in a Water Drop… Without Leaving Home

Photographer Mithun M Das captured this creative and romantic photo of a kissing couple’s silhouette in a drop of water hanging off the end of a …

Switch Owners Breathe Sigh of Relief as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe File Size Revealed

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe File Size Surfaces<p>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is slated for release on April 28th and earlier today we shared with you some new Mario …

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of consciousness itself. What’s more, changes in brain activity have been found to offer clues as to what the dream is about.<p>Dreaming …

The Brain

How to free up space on your smartphone

Simple tricks to avoid running out of room<p>You pull out your phone to snap a spontaneous photo...and get an error message because you have no space for the image. Running out of room on your phone—with no memory left for photos or videos, new apps, or data for your existing apps—can be a disaster. …

Apps

Facebook is turning into a confusing social nightmare

Facebook! It's a confusing mess these days.<p>The network, in its efforts to become a bit more socialagain, has drowned users in new features, tests and …

Apple's high-end desktop is back from the dead

With a few updates and the promise of a total revamp in the future, Apple is reaching out to the pro audience again.<p>Until now, the Mac Pro desktop was the closest Apple had to a forgotten product. The cylindrical desktop tower, intended for a professional content creation audience, was introduced …

Computer Hardware

The complete story behind Apple's futuristic new campus, 'Apple Park'

Apple employees will begin moving into a new campus in Cupertino, California this month.<p>The new Apple headquarters, named Apple Park, is a single ring, about a mile in circumference, set in a large campus that will be covered in plants and trees.<p>Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs once said that the new …

11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

This Nintendo Switch dock mod is the ultimate nostalgia piece

Find a new use for your N64<p>The Nintendo Switch comes with a dock, but that won’t stop owners from coming up with their own. Our favorite custom Switch dock mod comes from Tettzan Zone, as he’s known on YouTube, who gave a classic Nintendo system new life with this project.<p>Tettzan Zone modified a …

Apple iPad (2017) vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Size<p>The iPad has a slightly bigger form factor, but it's not more than a millimeter or two larger in any dimension.<p>Weight<p>The lightest version of this …

Nintendo Switch keeps getting pricier third-party games

The extra cost on Switch games might give you pause<p>When <i>Minecraft</i><i>: Story Mode — The Complete Adventure</i> comes to Nintendo Switch in June, it will cost $39.99. That’s according to various retailers, which put the game up for pre-order yesterday. At that price, the game costs $10 more on Switch than on …

Toys R' Us Getting New Nintendo Switch Stock Tomorrow

If you missed out on your local Gamestop’s Nintendo Switch shipments earlier in the week, you’ll get another chance tomorrow. Toys R’ Us just announced that they would be getting a new shipment of the new console tomorrow, March 25th at physical stores. In an email the company warned that they …

Nintendo Switch

How to show the expanded Save dialog by default on Mac

By default, the behaviour of macOS upon saving a file is to open a simple dialog window, with only a single drop-down menu showing possible save …

Operating Systems

Raspberry Pi and Power Monitoring with RS485 Interfaces

Power Monitoring in commercial applications such as data centers, utility rooms for buildings, lighting controls, etc. use multi-branch current …

Suspended – Medium

Uber president Jeff Jones just went full on #DeleteUber and resigned

Different day, but the same tough times at Uber. Uber President Jeff Jones has quit, <i>Recode</i> reported Sunday. The decision to leave directly relates to …

Watch 40 Years of the VW Golf GTI in One Video

The VW Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 is bigger and heavier, but just as much fun as the original, if not more.<p>A little more than forty years ago, a group of VW engineers jammed Bosch's latest fuel injection system on an Audi 80's engine, put that package in a Golf and kept their fingers crossed …

Capcom Hints at Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch

Since the Nintendo Switch was first revealed, the console has offered up the unique selling point of acting as both a portable and home console at …

20 iPhone Tips and Hacks to Improve Your Life

The iPhone tricks that will change how you use your handset.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do, even if you've not upgraded to the shiny new iPhone 7 yet. It can help you find your way home, settle pub debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. At a pinch you could …