Andrew Crawford

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Hidden iOS 9 code offers tantalizing hints about future iPhone camera specs

The first iOS 9 beta has only been out for a couple of days but developers have already been going over it with a fine-toothed comb to see whether it …

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

YouTube tips we bet you didn't know

It's easy to spend hours watching YouTube videos about, well, pretty much anything. Using your mouse to adjust a setting isn't exactly slow, but in some cases, the keyboard shortcuts are much faster. Here is a list of the best YouTube keyboard shortcuts you should start using right now:<p>These …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Caltech wants to equip phones with built-in 3D scanners

Wouldn't it be great if we can use phones to 3D scan every day objects for printing? A research team from Caltech has designed a cheap and tiny camera chip that could make that happen. Even better, the team claims it can take 3D scans so precise, it could lead to "replica[s] accurate to within …

13 features we'd like to see in iOS 9

Apple will reportedly focus on under-the-hood improvements, mainly for the sake of refining and polishing the current experience on its mobile devices.<p>According to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman, Apple is placing a big emphasis on bug fixes and performance enhancements to make everything run faster and more …

Meet the man who wants to turn you into your own emoji

Bitstrips originally started out as an easy way for people to create their own comics featuring their likeness to share on social media sites like Facebook. It's since expanded into its own Facebook and mobile app, but after emojis exploded onto the scene, Blackstock and the Bitstrips team wanted …

This new camera sensor could turn your phone into a 3D scanner

Let's say you want to 3D print a replica of an object in your home. The first step, of course, is capturing a detailed 3D scan — a process that's currently accomplished to varying degrees of accuracy with a desktop unit or more expensive and bulky professional models. But with a new "camera sensor" …

3D Scanners

Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

Faced with the threat of bullet fire, most people probably won't be giving much thought to the material inside their bulletproof vest. But better believe they'll care that it offers improved protection.<p>That's what Moratex Institute of Security Technologies is promising from an unlikely substance -- …

Forza Horizon 2: What’s a Drivatar, and Why Should I Care?

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the gorgeous-looking <i>Forza Horizon 2</i>, you’ve no doubt seen mention of something called Drivatars. If you’re new to …

How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8

These are instructions on how to hide an App Store purchase in iOS 8. To hide purchases you must have enabled Family Sharing on your device. You can …

App Store

Five Nights at Freddy's: Top tips, hints, and cheats you need to know!

In Five Nights at Freddy's, you take on the role of a night security guard with a most eery job. With limited power, you'll need to survive the night …

Every iPhone Model Featured In Ultimate Drop Test (Video)

We have seen a number of drop test videos of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but now we have a new video, which shows every model of the iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Adobe updates Mix, Sketch and Line creation apps

Adobe Photoshop Mix is now a universal app, coming to the iPhone for the first time. Mix is a photo editor that pulls images from Camera Roll, …

What Are Widgets, Plus How to Add Them to iPhone's Today View

Beginning with iOS 8, iPhone users finally got the ability to customize their interface by adding widgets for iPhone to the Notification Center. We can still add widgets in iOS 11, these days to what Apple calls the Today View, which can be accessed by swiping right on the first Home screen on your …

How to Use iOS 8’s Photos Extensions

iOS 8 Extensions open the door for iPhone and iPad apps to share data and features, and that creates new potential for Apple's own Photos app and …

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

Google Play

Top Spider-Man Unlimited tips and tricks

Spider-Man Unlimited is the latest endless runner from mobile gaming giant Gameloft. The game's premise involves Spider-Men and villains from various …

Best iPhone and iPad apps of the week: Spider-Man Unlimited, MailTime and more!

Though it's been a busy week between iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, the App Store still managed to pump out a few great new apps and …

Clash of Clans Archers unit guide - top tips to maximize these deadly warriors

Archers are among the most popular units in Clash of Clans, and using them wisely can consistently provide victory, assuming you use them right. …

Your iPhone 5s/5c is officially old hat: Apple Stores now accepting these devices for trade

There’s a pretty good chance that you’re now looking at your iPhone 5c/5s with anger and disgust thanks to yesterday’s iPhone 6 announcement. The good news is that Apple will now accept these models for trade as part of its in-store Reuse and Recycle program. You’ll have to have an Apple Store …

Watch Apple show off the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in their first official video

Miss Apple’s big presentation on Tuesday? Don’t worry, you can now catch up on one of the most important parts of it with a six-minute video that …

iPhone 6 and 6 plus: Apple goes thinner, bigger and faster

Apple has announced two new, larger iPhones as it aims to meet consumer demand for larger “phablet” smartphones.<p>The iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus have bigger screens, fingerprint sensors and mobile wallet services for allowing smartphones to be used like contactless debit and credit cards.<p>The new …

How to Upgrade to iOS 8 Right Now

The official release of iOS 8 isn't until September 17th, but you can install the final version right now even if you're not a developer. Here's</b> …

iPad Mini

Price Drops: Notes Plus for iPad 90% Off Today

<b>Notes Plus</b>, one of the most popular and well respected iPad notes apps around, is on sale at 90% off today. It’s available for 99 cents today – down from its standard $9.99.<p>This is a versatile note taking app that will let you type or do handwriting recognition. Our own James Potter recently did a …

Note-Taking

Mike Myers Nearly Quit ‘Wayne’s World’ Because The Studio Demanded He Replace ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

We don’t hear that much from <i>Saturday Night Live</i> alum and <i>Austin Powers</i> lead Mike Myers anymore (but if you’re curious, this is what he’s been up to). After the 2003 bomb, <i>Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat</i> and the 2008 stinker, <i>Love Guru</i>, Myers basically dropped out of the business, had a kid, and has been …

Orbsorb: A Crazy Defense Game with a Minimalist Look

Orbsorb is a minimalistic defense style casual game for the iPhone and iPad.<p>You must slide a small block positioned just outside the center orb to …

Leaked iPhone 6 pics give best look yet at device

Here we go again: iPhone 6 leaks. This time is like most other times we’ve talked iPhone 6, with the rear shell and front glass being shown off. The …

Mobile Technology

Best iPhone action games without in-app purchases

Skip the IAPs with these outstanding iPhone action games<p>Are you tired of being nickeled-and-dimed by freemium iPhone games? Had enough of gems and …