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Wii Shop Channel shutdown will take more than 200 classic games with it

A fantastic Virtual Console selection, gone for good<p>The Wii Shop Channel is shutting down in January 2019 — which sounds far away, but so did 2017 a minute ago — and that means more than 200 Virtual Console titles will be unavailable for purchase alongside it.<p>Many of the Wii’s Virtual Console games …

Retrogaming

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

How to use Apple’s terrific document scanner in iOS 11

You don’t need a separate app anymore<p>One of the most useful tricks in Apple’s iOS 11 update is found inside the Notes app: it’s a document scanner. If there’s a business card, receipt, or any other document you want to save or mark up, this tool makes getting it on your iPhone or iPad dead simple. …

Apps

How to add a fast new SSD to your old Mac or MacBook for only $150

When I first wrote about using solid state drives (SSDs) to radically improve the performance of older Macs, high-capacity SSDs were just beginning to become affordable. Replacing a Mac’s 500GB or 1TB hard drive with a same-sized SSD required at least $250 back then, but the benefits were …

How to zip files in iOS 11’s Files app

Zipping files just got a whole lot easier on the iPad thanks to iOS 11’s new Files app. Now, instead of having to fire up a third party app and somehow get your files in there, you can use drag-and-drop, or other methods, from right inside Files, and then save the results back to Files. Today we’ll …

Apps

Cult of Mac Magazine: Everything you need to know about iOS 11 and more!

Apple’s latest mobile operating system brings tons of great new features. From multitasking to drag-and-drop functionality, iOS 11 will turbocharge your device. Find out how to make the most of your iPhone or iPad in this week’s <i>Cult of Mac Magazine</i> with our roundup of the best iOS 11 tips and …

IPhone 8

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn't Do Before

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn’t Do Before<p>iOS 11 was officially released to the public on September 19. And while some features (like …

How big is iPhone X? We made these pics to show you

Spoiler alert: It's nearly as small as a regular iPhone, but with a *bigger* screen than a Plus.<p>The most striking thing about the new iPhone X isn't the way it looks in your hand. It isn't the return of the glass back and stainless steel band. It isn't even the notch.<p>It's the fact that -- compared …

IPhone 8

New DirecTV Now Subscribers Will Receive a Free Apple TV

New subscribers to DirecTV Now will receive a fourth-generation Apple TV free of charge, AT&T announced in a blog post on Wednesday.<p>Specifically, …

macOS Server: The Ultimate Guide

How do you set up , administer, share files, speed up iCloud access, create a VPN server and create a messaging server on macOS Server? With our …

Amazon Treasure Truck selling Nintendo NES Classic for $60 today

No need to pinch yourself. The deal is available in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle.<p>Brand-new Nintendo NES Classic Edition consoles, which were discontinued in April, now cost more than $200 online.<p>But Amazon is selling stashes of these coveted consoles in a handful of …

NES classic

Watch a teaser trailer for the abandoned 1998 Freddy vs. Jason movie

After teasing audiences in the final shot of 1993’s <b>Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday</b>, audiences would have to wait a decade before the two horror …

Horror

Apple Watch Giveaway

Price: $269.00 Buy<p>Editor's Rating: ★★★★★<p>Pros: Same storage space, speed, and basic functions of Apple Watch Series 2, but for less money. WatchOS 3 …

Apple Watch

New iPhone 8, Apple TV and Apple Watch details from Apple leak

Apple's HomePod firmware is the gift that keeps on giving. We learn more details about the iPhone 8, a possible 4K Apple TV and an LTE Apple Watch.

IPhone 8

As we wait for Apple to finish the real thing, watch a Minecraft tour of Apple Park now [Video]

Apple is set to start moving employees into its new Apple Park campus this month. Throughout the construction process, we’ve seen a variety of looks at the construction process, mostly via overhead drone footage. Now, we’re getting a different look at Apple’s new campus courtesy of Alex Westerlund, …

Apple stores to offer free coding, art and design classes

Your video, "Apple stores to offer free coding, art and design classes "<br>will start after this message from our sponsors.<p>Loading video...<p>CNET News Video<p>Apple says it's launching free educational programs at its nearly 500 stores.<p>2:52 /

Apple Store

Roaming sucks. This Handy travel phone could rescue your bill

Tink Labs' phone wants to be the ultimate travel companion, and it's coming to a hotel room near you soon -- if it's not already in one.<p>Google Maps, online flight check-in, access to TripAdvisor and Yelp on demand -- there are a thousand ways the internet makes traveling more convenient and fun.<p>You …

Hong Kong

A VPN can protect your online privacy. But there's a catch

After US lawmakers vote to end online privacy rules, people are looking for ways to hide their browsing histories.<p>Your internet service provider can sell your browsing history to the highest bidder.<p>That's the creepy truth internet users in the US woke up to on Wednesday morning. And it's spurring …

Privacy

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

If your iPhone is paid off, then you are free to switch networks.<p>Perhaps you moved to a new area where your carrier doesn't have great coverage. Or maybe you simply want to lower your monthly bill and found a better deal from another carrier. No matter your reason, it's perfectly legal to unlock …

T-Mobile

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Building a Hackintosh (macOS Sierra)

Building a hackintosh—that is, installing macOS on non-Apple hardware—used to require extremely restricted hardware choices and quite a bit of …

Mas Updates and Installs Mac App Store Apps From the Command Line

Mac: In order to manually update any apps you download from the Mac App Store, you have to open the app, click the download tab, wait for it to …

The Best macOS Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Be Using

Keyboard shortcuts may seem complex and hard to remember, but once you start using them, you’ll wonder how you ever lived doing everything with the …

Keyboard Shortcuts
Technology

How to Bring Back a "Time Remaining" Battery Life Indicator To Your MacBook

Earlier this week, Apple removed the “Time Remaining” battery indicator from macOS. This indicator gave an always-updating time of battery life …

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

Apps

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app can do more than simply preview files. See all that this sneakily powerful app on your Mac can do.<p>The Preview app ought to have a better opinion of itself. This stock Mac app goes around calling itself "Preview" when it can do so much more than just preview files. To help Preview …

Tutorials

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

A new month, a new collection of free apps with which to fill up your iPhone and iPad. Today, we’ve got an interesting assortment of productivity …

This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future

Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures.<p>Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information and personalized data to give a creepily …

5 Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Features in Your iPhone

There are a handful of secret codes that unlock hidden features in your iPhone, according to a new video series by <i>Tech Insider</i>. If they were ever …