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8 Hidden Things to Clean Off & Speed Up Your Computer

Just like dust and clutter can accumulate in hidden places in your home (you know... out of sight, out of mind) the same can be said for your …

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The 18 apps you should use every day to be more productive

That's why we've assembled a list of apps that will make you more productive, and take away some of the stress from your life.<p>From fan favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, these apps help you sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.<p>Whatever your day consists of, …

Apps

This Case Lets You Run Android OS on the iPhone

Haimawan and its subsidiary Jijia today announced the official launch of MESUIT, a case that lets you run Android OS on the iPhone.<p><i>MESUIT is the</i> …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

7 Free Money-Saving Apps for Travel

<i>Photo by Goats on the Road, all others courtesy of the respective apps</i><p>With over three million apps available between the Google Play Store and …

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

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MacTrast Deals: Make Your iPhone Run Like New with PhoneClean iOS Cleaner

- May 29, 2015<p>Are you running out of space on your iPhone? <i>PhoneClean iOS Cleaner</i> can help you reclaim space on your device, giving you more room for …

Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

If you’re a fan of iPhone and iPad apps, there is no better place to be than BGR this week. We’ve been sharing all sorts of great paid iOS apps that …

'Destiny' Stats Remind Us Just How Casual The Playerbase Really Is

In this, my five hundredth post about Destiny in the last six months, it’s time to stop and discuss a simple truth. You, me, the people who are still playing Destiny and care enough to read this kind of article are in a very, very tiny minority of players.<p>Just how tiny? Now we have some idea, …

Messages master class: How to set up Continuity in iOS 8 and Yosemite

The new messaging capabilities built into OS X Yosemite make your Mac even more useful for day-to-day communication. With this new set of features (part of Continuity), you can send SMS text messages and make phone calls from your Mac. Than can be super-helpful if you’re forgetful and leave your …

Apps

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

This RPG plays itself, so you don't have to bother

Say hello to <i>Dreeps</i>, a role-playing game, of sorts, for mobile phones.<p>Like many RPGs, it features a cute character exploring an alien world, interacting with objects, talking to people, getting into battles. The only major departure from standard norms is that, in this game, the player is not …

'New 3DS XL' Review: Nintendo's Best Handheld Yet

Nintendo is one of the most interesting and peculiar companies in the tech world.<p>This is a 126-year-old company that began as a playing-card business, and has adapted to become the most famous video game company of all time, with over 4 billion software units sold to-date.<p>It’s a company that is …

Save up to 87% on top Mac Apps featuring Jump Desktop [Deals]

Your Mac is capable of doing incredible things, but only if you give it the right apps.<p>Fulfill all of your Mac App needs at Cult of Mac Deals where you’ll find the right apps at the right price.<p><b><br>Jump Desktop for Mac</b><p>If you own multiple computers, manage server farms, or travel frequently, then Jump …

Apps

A typical day in the life of a devoted Mac and iOS user

This week I read Kyle Vanhemert’s piece at Wired titled Nobody Knows What an iPad Is Good for Anymore, which prompted Federico Vittici to explain how …

Apple Pay review: 3 months later

Apple Pay — or Pay — launched in October of 2014 as part of iOS 8.1. It enabled the NFC-based tap-to-pay system in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, …

How to sync content with iBooks on iPhone and iPad

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Updated for iOS 10.3.<p>By adjusting your settings in iBooks you can ensure that all your favorite books, audiobooks, and PDFs …

This cool new free app brings Apple Pay where it has never gone before

Apple Pay and other mobile payment services like it represent the future of payments in the United States and elsewhere. We have discussed that …

Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New Android Tablet

The over-sized turkey is in the oven and the floor is covered in shredded wrapping paper. Everything that can go ‘ping’ has been opened, charged, and many of you are looking at a new Android tablet wondering what to do next.<p>In this festive edition of Android Circuit (wedged between the Michael …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Computer Hardware

Gadgets We Love: Nyko PS4 Modular Charging Station

My definition of the ideal gadget is an affordable piece of tech that effectively solves an existing problem. And regardless of the device category we’re talking about, battery life is an enduring problem seemingly unsolvable by any first-party manufacturers — with the notable exception of Apple …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

How to create a second iTunes library for Apple Music and iCloud Music

Quit iTunes on your Mac.<p>Re-open iTunes and hold down the option key.<p>In the Choose iTunes Library screen, select <b>Create Library</b>.<p><b>Name your new iTunes</b> …

Current delivers the best way to use Facebook on the Mac

“I was constantly bothered by the limitations of using Facebook in a web browser, and I knew I could improve upon that”

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Here’s how to make sure your iCloud data is safe from hackers

After reports emerged from China detailing a sophisticated iCloud phishing attack, Apple has posted instructions on its support pages to help users …

MacTrast Deals: The World’s Largest iOS 8 + Swift eLearning Bootcamp

- Oct 8, 2014<p>iOS 8 has been released, and OS X Yosemite is on its way! This all means developers need to learn Apple’s new programming language, …