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|Silence Will Fall| Doctor Who: Matt Smith Tribute

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Doctor Who: Series 8 2014 - 'Rain' Trailer

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I am the Doctor

Ursus the British Shorthair is introduced to the TARDIS

Short Hair

We’ve found the awesome singularity

Yes, that’s exactly what you think it is. A Transformer. That transforms into the TARDIS.<p>This masterpiece of pop culture is the work of [Nonnef] over …

The cover for this week's new issue of Doctor Who Magazine – out Thursday! https://t.co/d9EZA31aMP

Cycle Through Running Apps In Reverse With This One Weird Keyboard Trick [OS X Tips]

Yes, I’m totally making fun of those “lose belly fat” ads you might see all over the internet (or maybe it’s just me) with that headline, but the truth is, while many Mac users may know that hitting Command-Tab will bring up the Task Switcher in OS X, they may still be doomed to endlessly loop …

Ignore The Mouse: Enable And Use Full Keyboard Access On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Mac OS X is full of great accessibility features to help those with differing abilities access their Macintosh, whether they have visual, hearing, or motor challenges. One feature, Full Keyboard Access, is set for those who can’t use the mouse reliably. You can use it, too, if you just want to keep …

New MacBook Airs seem certain for WWDC debut

Intel rolled out its fourth generation of Intel Core processors this week (the chips formerly known as Haswell), and vendors have wasted no time …

Apple

Apple Releases OS X 10.8.4

In what might be Mountain Lion’s major last roar, Apple has released OS X 10.8.4, a minor update that fixes a few small bugs in Mountain Lion before the (presumed) WWDC debut of OS X 10.9.<p>The update is recommended for all Macs, and fixes the following issues:<p>Compatibility improvements when …

Remove Those Pesky Sidebar Items With This One Keyboard Trick [OS X Tips]

It used to be so easy to remove items from the sidebar of OS X Finder windows. You’d simply click, drag, and poof! The offending item would disappear like a well-heeled Dock icon in search of greater opportunity in the world.<p>Today, however (and for quite some time, really) you can’t just click and …

Pics.io Will Let you Edit RAW Photos In Your Browser

Remember when it seemed like some special future high-tech magic to edit video in the web-browser? Now it’s almost as mundane as composing an e-mail inside Safari. But Pics.io is about to let you edit RAW photos in the browser. The site is currently in private alpha testing, but the promise is of …

Quickly Navigate Mission Control Spaces With These Keyboard Tips [OS X Tips]

If you haven’t been using OS X’s Mission Control lately, you’re missing out. It’s a great way to separate out your apps, full screen and not, to be just that much more productive on your Mac.<p>Trouble is, it seems like a fairly mouse-centric system, with users encouraged to click on the different …

Byword For Mac & iOS Now Lets You Publish Straight To WordPress, Tumblr & More

Byword, a wonderful Markdown editor for Mac and iOS, has today been updated to version 2.0. The release brings a number of new features to both platforms, with the most notable edition being the ability to publish directly to WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, and more.<p>Byword on Mac gets a number of new …

Use A Different Hard Drive To Startup Your Mac With These Keyboard Tips [OS X Tips]

Starting up your Mac each day may seem a simple thing, right? Just press the power key on your keyboard or main Mac unit, hear the Mac chime, and then get to work, right?<p>Sometimes, though, you might want to boot a Windows partition with Boot Camp, or start up from a network volume. Heck, you might …

Mac Pro inventory drying up pre-WWDC? What does it mean?

Channel inventory of the Mac Pro entry-level model seems to be on the wane at major American retailers, according to a report from J. Glenn Künzler …

Apple

Remove Those Pesky Default Apps From The Dock For Fun And Profit [OS X Tips]

After I wrote a tip on removing icons from the new Mountain Lion Dock a while back, I got a few questions from readers who weren’t quite able to make it work.<p>Cult of Mac reader, Diane, emailed and said, “well, it sounds good…..But none of your suggestions work on my computer. when I let go, it …