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Customise The Login Screen On OS X Yosemite

Mac: The Mac login screen is pretty boring. If you want to customise it, blogger Jacob Salmela shows off a simple way to do it.<p>If you're running …

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 …

Touchscreens

How To Get Media Into iTunes Faster [OS X Tips]

I’m all for getting my stuff into iTunes more efficiently, aren’t you? Jordan Merrick is, too, and he’s come up with a brilliant way to do just that. He’s also got a great site full of clever tips there as well. Really, go check it out.<p>The default way, says Merrick, for media to get to iTunes is …

iTunes

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

Barack Obama’s Paragraph

Ten leading historians assess Obama’s rank in the pantheon of American presidents.<p><i>Barack Obama knows he’s a man running out of time. Reflecting on his presidential legacy in a long interview with the</i> New Yorker <i>’s David Remnick, Obama said, “at the end of the day we’re part of a long-running story.</i> …

How to find out EVERYTHING that's new on Netflix!

Sometimes I just want something new to watch on Netflix and it's frustrating trying to find it in the apps or on the official website. While Netflix …

CES 2014: Ion Audio Introduces Bluetooth Cassette Adapter to Upgrade Older Stereos

Ion Audio has introduced a Bluetooth-enabled cassette tape adapter that allows older stereos to stream music wirelessly from mobile devices.<p>The device is rechargeable via USB and lasts up to six hours on a charge, turning on and off automatically when inserted and ejected from the cassette deck and …

MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

According to speech communication scientists from MIT, "pad kid poured curd pulled cod" is the most difficult phrase to spit out. Give it a try.<p>Trying to wrap your tongue around a phrase or short poem with repeated sounds is something humans have been doing for centuries -- at least that we know …

San Francisco

Criminalizing Cyber Bullying Could Ruin More Lives Than It'll Save

Spanking your kids could affect their vocabulary down the road

To spank or not to spank: For most American parents, it isn't a question.<p>The majority of U.S. children have been spanked at some time in their life, despite a robust body of evidence that suggests spanking a child leads to problems in the future.<p>The latest evidence of the negative effects of …

Behavioral Sciences

Some Users With Older Copies of iLife and iWork Having Difficulties Upgrading to New Versions [Updated]

Some users with legacy versions of iLife and iWork that were not purchased through the Mac App Store are having difficulties upgrading to the new versions released earlier today, according to <i>Macworld</i>.<p>Users who own iWork '09 or iLife '11 are supposed to receive the latest versions of both those app …

Make Your Mac Look Like Your iPhone With This Great iOS 7-Like Icon Set [OS X Tips]

We’ve already shown you how to make your Mac look more like your iPhone running iOS 6, so we thought we would change it up a bit.<p>Today, let’s make your Mac look like Apple’s latest and greatest iOS 7 with this icon pack from Deviant Art user iynque (Andrew Williams) and a free copy of Panic’s …

Candybar

Wallpaper Weekends: Mavericks Smooth

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch.<p>This week, we …

TinkerTool: The Easy Way to Configure OS X to Your Liking

Now that the Apple developer community has had a chance to spend some time with Mountain Lion, many folks have likely found thinks that they don’t …

RayFlash’s RingFlash Adapter Goes Universal At Half The Price Of The Original

RayFlash’s new ringflash adapter is called the Universal, and it is. Well, almost. There are actually two different sizes, so you’ll have to choose the “Universal” model that fits your camera.<p>I kid. Kinda. The Universal part of the name actually refers to the flash-hole, which can now accommodate …

Cameras

Pixar’s John Lasseter Emotionally Accepts Disney Legends Award For Steve Jobs [Video]

The Disney Legends Award is presented annually to a person who has left a significant impact on The Walt Disney Corporation. This year, the late Steve Jobs received the honor, and last night John Lasseter accepted the award on Jobs’s behalf at the D23 Expo. Lasseter is the Chief Creative Officer at …

11" MacBook Air Owner Connects High-End Graphics Card With Complex Thunderbolt Setup

Larry Gadea, a user on the <i>Tech Inferno</i> forums, has shown off a unique setup whereby he connects a graphics card to the 11" MacBook Air via a series of adapters.<p>He uses a Thunderbolt to Express Card adapter, then connects an ExpressCard to PCI-Express adapter, and finally to a Windows-compatible …

These Outstanding Incase Reflex Headphones Are On Sale, And It’s Probably The Best Bargain You’ll See All Month

It was a bit of an odd moment when Incase — which up to that point almost exclusively focused on bags and cases — announced a couple of years ago that they’d started making headphones. Even more surprising was that the headphones really, <i>really</i> rocked.<p>Of the four models, the best deal was probably …

Audiophile

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'

Nearly a week after George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, President Barack Obama made his feelings about the situation clear: race and racism had a lot to do with Martin’s death, and the country needs to start grappling with what that means.<p>In arguably the most direct and …

TeamViewer QuickSupport Allows Macs or PCs to Control and Diagnose Mobile Devices

TeamViewer has been around at the App Store since 2010, when its first iOS app allowed users to remotely pilot a PC or Mac.<p>Now TeamViewer has pulled a pulled a 180; the company’s latest trick allows any Mac or PC user to remotely peer into an iPhone, iPad or an Android device equipped with their …

Apps

World’s largest study on gay parents finds the kids are more than all right

According to the report, the children of gay parents are doing equally well or better than the national average<p>According to preliminary findings from the world's largest study on the issue, the children of gay parents are doing equally well or better than the children of straight parents on a …

E.W. Jackson: Yoga leads to Satan

E.W. Jackson, the Virginia GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, suggested that yoga could open individuals to Satan, according to a report.<p>Accompanying a profile of Jackson, who has been a thorn in the side of GOP gubernatorial hopeful Ken Cuccinelli, the National Review’s Betsy Woodruff on …

Plex now able to run on non-jailbroken Apple TV 2 & 3 via Trailer app

A neat hack called PlexConnect now allows the popular Plex media server app to run on ATV2 and ATV3 boxes without the need to jailbreak them.<p>There’s one little box in the living room which hasn’t been as fully compatible with Plex as we’ve liked, and that’s the Apple TV. There’s been a Plex client …

‘August’ Looks Like The iPhone-Controlled Smart Lock You’ve Been Waiting For

Designed by the makers of the Jawbone fitness band, August brings the concept of sharing a key into the 21st century.<p>A sleek, hi-tech deadbolt and companion iPhone app allow you to unlock and lock your door without the need of a physical key. Access codes for your lock can even be sent to friends …

The Smithsonian Debunks the Myth of the QWERTY Keyboard

<i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> spent some time tracing the origins of the QWERTY keyboard layout, including research that debunks the myth that it was invented …

North Korea sentences US citizen to 15 years' hard labour for 'hostile acts'

A North Korean court has sentenced the US citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years' hard labour after finding him guilty of unspecified "hostile acts" against …

FoxTube for Mac

Conservative US shoppers turned off by eco-friendly lightbulbs, study finds

Eco-friendly labels on energy-saving bulbs are a turn-off for conservative shoppers, a new study has found.<p>The findings, published this week in the …

Master Alfred 2.0 On Your Mac With These Five Tips And Tricks [Feature]

If you haven’t been using Alfred, the amazing app launcher (and much more) on your Mac, you’ve been missing out. It started out as an app launcher, a la Quicksilver, but continued to get improvements and additions over time until now, version 2.0 can do a ton of things on your Mac, all with a quick …

Operating Systems

Apple Extends Repair Policy For Rubberized Bottom Of Macbooks

The Macbooks between 2009 and 2011 have rubberized bottoms, and while these are actually pretty cool, they have a tendency to detach from the hard …