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16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

IOgrapher Turns Your iPad Into a Professional Videography Solution

Videography and the iPad don't usually go together. And that's a shame because the large screen of the iPad and even the iPad mini make for a great video editing tool. Without a USB port or SD card slot, transferring video files to the iPad is a hassle, even with AirDrop. Ideally, you could easily …

13 free iPhone 6 wallpapers that put Earth's beauty in your pocket

Treating yourself to a new iPhone 6 this holiday season? Time to customize it.<p>Creative wallpapers for your home and lock screens are a great personal …

10 things you have to watch over the holidays

So you've got a few days off, and you're probably trapped with family to boot -- this calls for some serious binge-watching. Now is the perfect time to catch up on all of those movies and shows you couldn't make time for during the year. To help guide you through the plethora of options, we've …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Spying on your pet is now easy (and addictive) with Petcube

For one week, I became a helicopter cat parent.<p>I had just placed a Petcube, a palm-sized cube that contains a camera, speaker and laser-pointer, on …

The best iPad apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and a new lineup of tablets from Apple, iPad users got some pretty big updates in 2014.<p>Of course, major hardware and software updates …

One chart that proves Bubba Watson is a total beast

Bubba Watson hit the longest drive of the 2013-14 season -- 424 yards -- 27 yards further than the next-longest drive.<p>That stat in itself is pretty amazing, especially when you consider that Webb Simpson's 397-yard drive came on the seventh hole at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions -- a downhill, …

These are the best wireless headphones you can buy

Bowers & Wilkins, Audio-Technica, Sony, Beats, and a whole lot more<p>One of the ironies of headphones is that we often end up owning multiple pairs while busily pursuing the single ideal set of cans that will suit all our needs and circumstances. Never mind that the perfect headphones don’t exist; we …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

10 Android games worth paying for

Mobile devices might just be the next big frontier for video games. Sure, the free app charts on Google Play might still be dominated by casual games …

9 fantastic gifts that aren't just clutter

By your 10th pair of socks or day planner No. 4, you may realize what the holidays are actually about: clutter.<p>This year, practice the art of …

The real cause of slow play isn't what you think

You know that guy who takes three practice swings and reads putts from both sides of the hole? And that other guy who tells long jokes when it's his honor on the tee box? Turns out neither are responsible for the preponderance of five-hour rounds in this country.<p>The second annual Pace of Play …

An Update On The Viability Of iCloud Photo Library

All the trouble I took to set up iCloud Photo Library is paying off. I transferred 12,000 photos over to my iPad in order to have my complete photo library available on all of my devices, but one of my main concerns was how much space this would ultimately take up on my 64 GB iPhone 5S and Air …

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What you need to know about the world of online dating

If a smoky, beer-soaked pub is the last place you'd go to find Mr. or Mrs. Right, online dating is a godsend. <i>Ideally</i>, it brings together like-minded couples in a non-threatening virtual space, so they can get to know each other before committing to a physical date. On top of the countless …

Pixelmator for iPad is an Elegant Rendition of the Desktop App

Pixelmator has long been a favorite among artists and photographers seeking an alternative to the subscription-based Adobe Photoshop. The company’s appearance onstage at Apple’s most recent event, to introduce its eagerly awaited iPad app, has certainly given Pixelmator’s profile a boost.<p>Now that …

Does the new Apple iPad look familiar? That's not a coincidence

Meet the new iPad, same as the old iPad. Some of the most successful consumer products are ones that keep the same look for their entire lifetimes<p>There’s a paradox at the heart of consumer culture: the new is popular, but the old never really changes. As Apple introduces its new iPads, it’s hard to …

B&W 685 S2 review: Superb sound worth the extra scratch - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Bowers and Wilkins 685 S2 bookshelf speakers offer excellent sound quality in an attractive, stand-mountable package. Their versatile sound can handle both music and movies well. The redesigned tweeter offers better insight into recordings without becoming harsh, and the new tweeter …

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5 Dating Apps To Help You Find Love

As we spent more hours on handheld devices, these dating apps are hoping to help you find mobile love.

Popular photo-editing app VSCO Cam makes its way to Android

VSCO Cam, the hugely popular photo app for iOS, is now available on Android. That means all of you rocking Google's mobile OS can get in on the photo-editing tools and simple interface that iPhone owners have been using for several years. Like that <i>other</i> mega-successful photography app, VSCO Cam …

Palette's modular controller brings dials and sliders to your laptop (hands-on)

Palette co-founder Calvin Chu has a problem with how people work. "Creative professionals spend so much of their time on the computer, and at the moment, they still use a very generic one-size-fits-all keyboard and mouse interface." It doesn't make sense, he says -- photographers, gamers, film …

The Lightstrap iPhone Case Could Be a Phone Photog's Dream Come True (UPDATED)

The iPhone 5S may have a fancy new dual-LED flash, but ultimately, it doesn't make that much difference. Low-light pictures continue to the bane of …

A Notchless Dispenser That Cuts Tape With a Perfectly Straight Edge

There's probably very few of us who've put much thought into what kind of tape we use to wrap a gift—after all, choosing the paper is hard enough. …

Ryan Seacrest funded Typo iPhone Keyboard coming in January for $99

Even after six years, some folks just can’t get used to the software keyboard of an iPhone(s aapl). How else do you explain the Typo iPhone Keyboard, …

Awesome Lego Kaneda's bike from Akira is a must-have

The Arvo Brothers have created a perfect Lego model of the most famous bike in sci-fi comic and cinema history: Kaneda's chopper from <i>Akira</i>. And while …

Audiophiliac speaker of the year: Zu Druid V

The very first Zu speaker I ever heard was a Druid IV, and it bowled me over! There was a rare vitality to the sound. That was back in 2007, and every Zu speaker I've tested since then has been remarkable. The Druid V is not only a significant advance over any Zu I've tested, it's the best speaker …

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Homejoy Raises $38M As It Looks To Expand Beyond Home Cleaning

Homejoy, a startup that makes it easy and relatively affordable ($20 an hour) to sign up for a home cleaning, is announcing that it has raised $38 million in new funding.<p>The money was actually raised across two rounds — a Series A led by Google Ventures and a Series B led by Redpoint Ventures. The …

10 More Bar Bets You'll Never, Ever Lose

There's no such thing as free money, and while this series of clever bets will all but guarantee you some easy cash, it will probably come at the …

Ask.fm is the new explicit online playground for teens

It's tough to be a parent of an adolescent these days. Just as parents have caught on to the fact that some of their precious youngsters may be using Snapchat to send each other sexts, it turns out the teens have already moved on to another potentially scary online service, called...Ask.fm? That's …