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15+ iPhone X Tips and Tricks [Video]

In this hands-on video walkthrough we highlight more than 15 handy tips and tricks for new iPhone X owners. Included in the video are easier methods for invoking Control Center and Notifications, a method for recording Animoji without a time limit, and the best way to quickly switch between two …

Control any device in your house w/ this Alexa compatible smart plug: $11 (Reg. $20)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Firstmore (98% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon has the Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug from M.Way on sale for <b>$10.73 shipped</b> after …

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

How to remove the iPhone X notch from your Home and Lock screen

After a weekend of playing with the new iPhone X, it seems a lot of users (and reviewers) are finding that the notch isn’t very distracting, or even fades away. However, if you’re finding that’s not the case for you, there’s an option to remove it from your Home screen and Lock screen with a new …

Cycloramic figures out how to keep the rounded iPhone 6 spinning for hands-free video

Cycloramic, the app that takes hands-free 360-degree video by using the iPhone’s built-in vibration motors to spin the device, is today arriving for iPhone 6. But with the iPhone 6’s new rounded design (opposed to the flat edges of the iPhone 5 and 5S) the company also had to figure out a way to …

Up close with the Moto 360, the best-looking smartwatch yet

The Moto 360 isn't actually that big. It's solid and high-end, and it's definitely in the larger end of the smartwatch spectrum, but it quickly felt natural on my wrist. Light, round, and comfortable. We've just had our first chance to spend some real time with the device after Google's keynote at …

Google begins removing search results under 'right to be forgotten' law

Company adds disclaimer to the bottom of searches for people's names, in compliance with controversial EU ruling<p>Google has begun removing results for searches on some individuals in Europe, in compliance with a controversial court ruling that established the so-called "right to be forgotten." As …

Fly is a simple video-editing app that lets you shoot from four iPhones at once

There are simple video-editing apps, and then there's Fly, a new iPhone app that lets you edit a short movie inside literally one screen. Fly works by importing four of your videos into the app's editor, and then letting you tap on each one to make live cuts and switch between clips instantly. You …

The MPAA tried to hide a piracy subreddit, but only made it more popular

An MPAA takedown request backfired on it this week. After demanding that Google wipe the nearly dead subreddit Full Length Films from its search results, the piracy subreddit sprang to life and began seeing more visitors than it ever had before. The takedown request was picked up by the …

Find your gaming zen with …and then it rained

If you’re looking to get away from it all, you might want to check out this game. <i>…and then it rained</i> is an arcade game full of sound, rain, and colors, and it’s the perfect game for a quiet few minutes away from the hectic pace of your life.<p>With true zen-like minimalism, there are just a few simple …

Former iPhone camera engineers create 360-degree video camera

CENTR, a startup created by a group of former iPhone camera engineers, has developed a video camera that creates 360-degree views, allowing viewers to pan around the image during playback.<p>CENTR allows you to capture your experiences and share them in a whole new way. Capture 360° video in real-time …

Nanotips turn any gloves into touch-screen gloves

You know what time of year it is? Spring. And you know what kind of product is perfect to launch in your store during spring? According to the folks at Reign23 who sent me the PR email, the perfect spring accessory is gloves. Warm, hand-toasting gloves.<p>Or rather, a dab-on liquid which turns any …

Grovemade’s beautiful bendy wood-and-wool cases

These new flexible wooden sleeves from Grovemade are amazing. Look at them. Just look.<p>They’re made from veneers of maple or walnut, lined with felted wool and have leather and brass straps to pull out the MacBook or iPad within in one easy yank.<p>The best part is that the case is made from wood, yet …

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Prism iPhone case lets you take spy photos

Nothing spoils a moment like pulling out your phone to take a picture. Suddenly everyone's eyes dart to the phone and even the most veteran photo …

The BACtrack Breathalyzer Keychain: Just A Blow And You’ll Know [Deals]

If you want a fast, discreet way to determine when you’ve had too much to drink or put a number on all of your inebriated muscle flexing, then Cult of Mac Deals has you covered. With the small and affordable <b>BACtrack Keychain Breathalyzer</b>, you can quickly estimate your blood alcohol content (BAC) …

Winner of the ‘most expensive iPhone case’ at CES is a cool – and hot – gadget

Short of any solid gold or diamond-encrusted cases you might find for those with more money than taste, you are probably looking at the most expensive iPhone case on the market: the FLIR One, yours for $350.<p>The case is, however, a fully-fledged gadget in its own right: a thermal imaging camera.</i> …

Review: ReadQuick 1.5 brings speed-reading to the iPhone

ReadQuick, the speed-reading app for iPad, has been updated to version 1.5 today. The new version brings the app to the iPhone and iPod touch.<p>For those who aren’t familiar, ReadQuick is an app that presents a new way to read web articles. Rather than present you the entire article as one page, …

The best back to school apps for Mac

Student, teacher or parent, here are some back to school apps for the Mac you shouldn't be without!<p>It's that time of year when kids flock back to …

Redox Power Plans To Roll Out Dishwasher-Sized Fuel Cells That Cost 90% Less Than Currently Available Fuel Cells

Redox Power Systems, a Fulton, MD-based start-up company founded last year, sealed the deal on a partnership with researchers at the University of Maryland to commercialize a potentially game-changing distributed generation technology.<p>Redox says that it plans to bring to market a fuel cell that is …

Drunk and chic: meet Lapka BAM, the iPhone of breathalyzers

What would a breathalyzer look like if it were designed in the iPhone era? It probably wouldn’t look like the BACtrack Select S80 Professional Edition, a heap of plastic with a '90s-era digital readout, which is Amazon’s top-selling breathalyzer.<p>Russian designer Vadik Marmeladov wanted to build a …

Popular translation app iTranslate Voice adds new languages, updated UI, and more

Sonico Mobile, the developers of popular apps such as Languages and Files App today are releasing an update to one of their most successful apps, iTranslate Voice. This new update adds several new features to make translating easier, faster and more accessible.<p>One of the first things you’ll notice …

House Call: Five Smartphone Accessories That Help Monitor Your Health

Smartphones are kind of like the Swiss Army knives of the tech world. They make calls. They allow you to send and receive email, browse the Web, …

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This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

Android News

Leap Motion Teardown: Magic Made Simply

The motion-controlled, hover-hands future isn't quite here yet, but we've used a Leap Motion and we can tell you first hand that it's damned awesome. …

Sony launches RX100M2, makes the best pocket-sized camera even better

Sony's among the most innovative camera manufacturers on the planet right now, but for its latest cameras it's aiming more to refine than reinvent. It just announced the DSC-RX100M2, which Sony calls the RX100 Mark II. The new model is largely the same as the RX100, which remains our favorite …