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Ukrainian craftsman takes iPhone into new badass gilded era

If your iPhone feels precious out of the box, hand it over to Dmitry Lischina for a couple of weeks. Afterward, you will then understand precious as you hold an iPhone unlike any other.<p>Lischina’s company Aurum Editions could have made phone cases, but instead developed a business around pulling …

How to stop specific contacts from knowing when you’ve read their iMessages

Apple’s iOS 10 software has been available for a while now. In fact, the latest version of Apple’s popular mobile platform is already installed on …

How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

Keep all your documents up-to-date and accessible across all your devices with iCloud DriveiCloud Drive is Apple's solution to document and file …

How to edit PDFs when switching from Windows

Joseph A. Pobiner is a switcher (from Windows to OS X), and he wonders how to get the same Adobe Acrobat features he has right now:One thing I do on …

Adobe Acrobat

Best iPhone 6 Plus and 6S Plus cases

If you love phones as much as us there are few things better than getting your hands on a beautifully crafted new one... and few things worse than …

Mobile Technology

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 4)

Several months ago, I wrote a three-part guide to making amazing wall art from your Mac’s photos (part 1, part 2, part 3) — a popular series that readers told me they’d really enjoyed. The premise: as photography has gone digital, most of the pictures we take have become trapped on our computers, …

Wall Art

Review: Zolt’s Laptop Charger Plus is a 3-in-1 MagSafe-ready Mac, iPad + iPhone power adapter

When <b>Zolt</b> announced the <b>Laptop Charger Plus</b> ($100) at CES this year, I was skeptical that the accessory — a practical, logical power solution — would actually make it to market. Zolt promised that it would work with any laptop, including Macs with MagSafe connectors, and at that point, zero …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Enable Split View in OS X El Capitan

One of the most anticipated feature in apple’s latest os x, <b>El Capitan</b> is probably the <i>Split View</i>. This new feature allows you to focus on two apps …

4 Apps That Can Make You a Better Writer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it: Writing doesn’t come easy for everyone.<p>If you need a little extra help in the writing department, there are some fantastic (free) writing apps that can improve your abilities instantly.<p>Grammarly<p>This writing tool can be used …

Apps

Force iPhone to show numerical value for signal strength

If you are a numbers person, you may like this iPhone hack that replaces the five dots in the upper-left corner of your iPhone that indicate the strength of your cellular signal with a numerical value. It does not require you to jailbreak your phone -- all you need to do is jump in and out of the …

How to find Wi-Fi Network passwords on your Mac

Your password is the virtual key used to lock and unlock your computer, bank account, Facebook login, or Wi-Fi network. With so many passwords …

Video Review: The Juiceboxx Keeps Your MacBook Charger Cord From Fraying

For our latest video review, we went hands-on with the Juiceboxx, a MacBook accessory that originated on Kickstarter. Many of us MacBook owners have suffered from a frayed MacBook charger cord, which is a condition that the Juiceboxx aims to prevent.<p>The Juiceboxx is a small plastic cover that wraps …

MacBook Air

Pad & Quill Unveils New Luxury Backpacks and Briefcases

- Jun 18, 2015<p>Pad & Quill, perhaps MacTrast’s absolute favorite maker of luxury cases for the iPhone and iPad, as well as backpacks and briefcases …

How to add spaces to your Mac's Dock using Terminal

I've set up spaces to separate the apps I use: My Internet apps are all grouped together, as are my writing tools and creative apps, all with spaces …

Save big on extra storage for you Mac with the Nifty MiniDrive & more top accessories [Deals]

Your Mac computer is a precision device. Take care of it with quality made products designed to complement your Mac’s features, providing you with a more robust computing experience.<p>Take advantage of low prices and free US shipping for the Nifty MacBook MiniDrive, the ChugPlug Portable MacBook …

MacBook Air

MacTrast Deals: Get the KeySmart 2.0 & Expansion Pack – Just $16.99

- Mar 24, 2015<p>Does this sound familiar? Every time you sit down with your keys in your pocket, you either get jabbed in a sensitive place, or your …

Get the very best in online security with 4 must-have Mac apps and 2 in-depth courses for 79% off [Deals]

The Ultimate Security Bundle is a web security triple threat: Fight against web threats and hackers using software, third party security services, and training that’ll prepare you to protect yourself for now and into the future.<p>Now you can get the apps, services, and training to protect yourself …

Ask: How to Make Time Machine Restore to a New Hard Drive

Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. This time we'll show you a workaround for when you have a new or recently restored …

MacBook

How to upgrade your MacBook Air with more storage

I carried a MacBook Air for two years but gave up on it in favor of a Retina MacBook Pro with beefier SSD storage, and haven't regretted it. The …

Don’t worry about malware, just enjoy your Mac (and maybe win a MacBook Air)

<i>This post is brought to you by Bitdefender.</i><p>Macs are not immune to cyberattack and viruses. Though the threats are real, leading antivirus maker Bitdefender doesn’t use scare tactics to warn people about malware targeting Macs.<p>Instead, Bitdefender is running its Hug a Mac campaign this month. You …

MacBook Air

5 iPhone Apps That Need To Be On Your Phone In 2015!

Iphone Apps<p>The first month of 2015 has flown by and many of us have settled back into our usual routines. This also means that all those fancy …

Never lose your keys (or phone) again with Chipolo

In the weeks I've had the Chipolo, it never failed to ring when I tapped the button, though depending on the range between the two items, it may take …

Netflix calls Popcorn Time, the ‘Netflix for pirates,’ a direct competitor

Popcorn Time, the app for Mac and jailbroken iOS devices that allows you to stream movie and television torrents from the cloud, has often been heralded as “Netflix for pirates,” thanks to its easy-to-use interface and huge selection of content. Turns out that’s enough for Netflix to consider …

Popcorn Time

The Best of CES: iPhone Cases

Walking around the Consumer Electronics Show this year allowed me to see some of the best iPhone cases on the market right now, as well as what's coming up later in 2015. Here are my favorite iPhone cases from CES 2015.<p>Lifeproof fre Power for iPhone 6 ($99.99)<p>Lifeproof is the original waterproof …

Resolve to take better care of your Mac in 2015 - here's how!

New year, new resolutions. If "take better care of my Mac" was on your list of things to do, here are some practical tips to make that happen. I've …

How to Follow an Interest on Pinterest (as opposed to Following a Pinner)

Some people say that Pinterest is the new Google. People head to Pinterest to search for project ideas, recipes, and news about their favorite topics. Using the Follow Interest tool, you can easily find new pins about your favorite topics without following other pinners one at a time. Pinterest …

Fix Your Bluetooth Audio in Yosemite With This Terminal Command

Mac OS X Yosemite adds a bunch of new features to your Mac. The upgrade also added some annoyances, like lousy Bluetooth audio. That's by design, but …