Charles Drummer

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The 'Infamous' team is working on a Samurai game

Sucker Punch Productions, the studio behind the <i>Infamous</i> series, is building a new open-world game set in the mountains of ancient Japan: <i>Ghost of Tsushima</i>. So far, we've only seen a cinematic trailer for the new title, but it gives away a few clues: <i>Ghost of Tsushima</i> is set in 1247, and it focuses on …

Play as Aloy from 'Horizon: Zero Dawn' in 'Monster Hunter' on PS4

<i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i> is one of this year's best games, hands down. But if you wanted to hunt flesh and blood monsters as Aloy it fell short. Not that taking down robo-dinosaurs wasn't cool, it's just that sometimes when you wanna fell a T rex-looking creature, you jut want to fell one that bleeds. …

Great Grain Bowls You Can Make in Minutes

Cleaner Pro for iOS is now available for free on the App Store (Reg. $3)

Cleaner Pro on iOS is now available for <b>free</b>. It regularly sells for around $3 and this is the first time it has gone free in a few months. Rated 4+ stars from over 5,000 users.<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> Cleaner Pro: <b>FREE</b> (Reg. $3)<p>Tweetbot 4 for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch now 50% off on the App Store: $5 …

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The best USB-C adapters, cables, and hubs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After 10 hours of preliminary research, we …

DesignLab Studio for iOS now free for first time in years (Reg. $3+)

DesignLab Studio for iOS is now available for <b>free</b>. Regularly as much as $4, this is the first time we have seen the highly rated app go free in years. It carries a 4+ star rating from over 20,000 users and was just recently updated to make use of the “latest technologies from Apple”.<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> …

Elon Musk offers to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar

On Twitter, of course<p>A casual comment on Twitter by Tesla CEO Elon Musk about rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid using solar technology is being treated seriously by the storm-ravaged island’s top elected officials.<p>On Twitter, Musk said that his technology, which powers several smaller islands, …

OmniFocus for iOS 11 Adds Extensive Drag and Drop and Siri Support

The Omni Group is one of the most reliable development teams when it comes to adopting new technologies available in Apple’s latest operating systems. This year is no exception, with OmniFocus serving as a shining example of the power of iOS 11’s drag and drop and a new SiriKit integration.<p>Drag and …

Replacing Bing, Google Will Now Power Siri and Spotlight Web Search Results

Matthew Panzarino, reporting for TechCrunch:<p>Apple is switching the default provider of its web searches from Siri, Search inside iOS (formerly called Spotlight) and Spotlight on the Mac. So, for instance, if Siri falls back to a web search on iOS when you ask it a question, you’re now going to get …

How to share your iCloud storage with your family

iOS 11 lets you share a storage plan between members of your Family Sharing group on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, so that no one runs out of space. For …

Apple’s Quest to Transform Photography – MacStories

John Paczkowski of BuzzFeed conducted a fascinating interview with Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller and Johnnie Manzari of Apple's Human Interface Team about the iPhone’s camera. Much of the discussion is focused on the new Portrait Lighting feature available in …

Lego Boost review: Yup, tablet-connected Lego robots are as cool as they sound

Build really cool Lego robots, and then control them with your tablet? Yes, please. Lego Boost ($160 on Amazon) is aimed at kids ages 7 to 12, so I …

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Home 3.0 Offers Powerful HomeKit Automation in an iOS 11-Optimized Package

Matthias Hochgatterer’s Home app has received a major update to version 3.0 alongside the release of iOS 11. It includes an updated UI and drag and drop support, but the biggest news with Home’s update is the way it unlocks a world of new automation possibilities thanks to iOS 11’s HomeKit …

Every ARKit app you can install right now

Opener Adopts Drag and Drop on the iPad

I'm particular about where links open. I want to open Instagram links in its app. I’d rather watch YouTube videos in ProTube, while it still works (RIP). I never want links to tweets to open in the official Twitter app. The point is, I want to follow links the way I prefer, not according to someone …

Visual Codes Generates QR Codes for iOS 11’s New Camera Features

With the move to iOS 11, we’ve seen flashy releases centered around augmented reality, drag and drop, and depth mapping, showcasing what the headlining features of the new OS look like in practice. But an under-the-radar feature, QR code support in the Camera app, is shaping up to have a promising …

How to use the Finder’s powerful bulk renaming tools

Renaming a single file in the Finder isn’t too bad. You can click on its name and type in a new one. But what if you want to rename a whole bunch of files at once? Maybe you want to add the same text to the beginning of every file, or add a number to the end of a folder full of MP3 recording to …

Apple Introduces Wireless, Noise-Cancelling Beats Studio3 Headphones

Today Apple introduced the latest addition to its Beats lineup of premium headphones: the Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones.<p>The Studio3 headphones differ from the existing Solo3 option in two primary ways. First, they sit over your ears rather than on them – an important distinction for prospective …

Unobstruct Clears a Path to a Better Web Reading Experience

Too many websites wreck the reading experience by floating interface elements on top of articles. One of the worst offenders has been Medium, which John Gruber called out on Daring Fireball recently. Medium has made some improvements since then but didn’t eliminate floaters, and there are many …

ESPN’s new Apple TV app lets you watch four screens of live sports at the same time

Get ready for some football. And then more football. And then two more football games. All at once.<p>Do you like sports?<p>Do you like watching a lot of sports? At the same time?<p>ESPN wants to help you — if you subscribe to a pay TV service that has ESPN and if you have the most recent version of Apple …

Why Ulysses subscription pricing is good for the App Store [Opinion]

Ulysses, one of the best writing apps on the Mac and iOS, just switched to subscription pricing. It’ll now cost you $5 per month, or $40 per year. This is fantastic news for Ulysses users. It means the app will generate enough income to support itself. And it minimizes the risk of the developers …

Blue Apron is stuck in a dangerous cycle that has nothing to do with Amazon

“Perishable food isn’t a widget, right?”<p>One of the clouds hanging over Blue Apron since its IPO has been the looming threat of what an Amazon-Whole Foods combination could mean for its business.<p>But when Blue Apron’s stock got hammered on Thursday, falling more than 17 percent by day’s end, that had …

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Grading on a curve: Microsoft Surface Laptop

Consumer Reports is removing its "recommended" designation from four Microsoft laptops and cannot recommend any other Microsoft laptops or tablets …

Amazon Prime: The Ultimate Guide

Amazon Prime has more than just free two-day shipping — your subscription gets you free music, movies, TV, and more!Amazon Prime is the online retail …

Timing: the best automatic Mac time tracker for productive professionals and freelancers

Time Tracking Sucks.<br>Deal With It.<b><br>Or Use Timing.</b><p>Stop guessing how you spend your time,<br>and <b>focus on doing your best work</b> instead.<p>Timing observes how you …

The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try to Read in the Car

Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t get through …

Verge Editor’s Choice: Peak Design Everyday Backpack

If you want to call it peak hipster, I won’t argue with that. I won’t argue and I won’t care. The Peak Design Everyday Backpack expresses an opinion that not everyone will agree with, but that’s why I like it so much. This backpack’s designers believe in a sort of stylish modularity that sacrifices …

Which iMac should you buy

So you've decided to buy an iMac. That's great, but that is only the first decision of many. You'll also need to decide what size display you want, …

Streaks 3 Review

Streaks helps you set personal goals and stick to them using a combination of reminders and tracking. One of the hallmarks of the app, and what undoubtedly won it an Apple Design Award in 2016, is its obsessive attention to ease-of-use. By the very nature of its mission, Streaks is an app in which …