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How to set new Finder windows on Mac OS X to open in the size you want

Perhaps more than any other macOS feature, the Finder is universally hated by Mac owners for its inconsistencies, bugs, missing features and overly …

Riding in Mercedes' luxurious, self-driving car of the future

A four-wheeled vision of gleaming silver glides toward me, shining brightly under the warm California sun. The vehicle looks otherworldly against the empty backdrop of the former naval base in Alameda, a site perhaps more famous for <i>Mythbusters</i> stunts than automobile demonstrations. This, however, …

SnapJet lets you print your smartphone snaps as Polaroids

An Impossible Lab challenger has appeared to let you print Polaroid-style photos directly from your smartphone. The SnapJet -- seeking funding on Kickstarter -- uses no apps (although there will be a free app available), no wires, no Wi-Fi, no NFC, no Bluetooth -- and it's compatible with every …

Gear & Gadgets

New RollerCoaster Tycoon Game Is Headed To iOS [Video]

People who were gaming during the late 1990s may well have fond memories of the long-dormant franchise <i>RollerCoaster Tycoon</i> franchise.<p>A series of construction and management sims that let you build and run your own theme park, developers Atari recently announced that they are creating a mobile …

Robot Arm Holds Your iPad For You

In my review, I described the Ergotron Workfit-A as a terminator arm holding your iMac. The PadDock Pivot Dual Arm Locking Tablet Stand is the same kind of thing, only it’s a Terminator arm holding your iPad.<p>The locking stand is meant for presentation, or for use in places where you need to keep …

iPad Air Keyboard Smackdown: Latest cases from Logitech, Belkin, and ZAGG

With its wide-range of applications, touchscreen capabilities, portability, and fast processing, the iPad Air has been regarded by many users as a tablet capable of content creation. Coming from a dedicated laptop, however, the Multi-Touch keyboard is a weakness. Not because it is incapable, but …

Microsoft Surface 2 review

By Max Parker<p>Image 1 of 6<p>Image 2 of 6<p>Image 3 of 6<p>Image 4 of 6<p>Image 5 of 6<p>Image 6 of 6<p>The Microsoft Surface 2 is the brand's second attempt to take on …

How to: Live a paperless life with Mac, iPad and iPhone

Remember those promises we were made, about a paperless world? Everything electronic, everything online? Since the world was failing to deliver, I decided a couple of years ago to do an experiment to find out whether it is possible to live a truly paperless life.<p>Two years later, the bad news is …

iOS 7 Beta News, Rumours & Secret Features

iOS

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WWDC 2013 and iOS 7: What we didn't get

WWDC 2013 brought with it this year a dizzying number of changes from new MacBook Airs to OS X Mavericks and more. Undoubtedly, the largest …

Apps

Use These Four Easy Tips To Master Evernote On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

Evernote is a fantastically useful service, with clients for the web, Mac, PC, and iOS. The iOS version is as full featured as the desktop version, a rarity these days, and really makes Evernote my go-to app for keeping track of stuff of all kinds.<p>Here, then, are four fantastic tips and tricks to …

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Tim Cook: Apple Will Open iOS to More Third-Party Customization

- May 31, 2013<p>Apple’s iOS platform has long been criticized for being extremely “closed,” meaning that developers aren’t able to offers users a high …

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How Apple’s iPhone Could Be Best Again

The iPhone 5 is the best mobile phone ever made, in my opinion. And the iOS platform has the best mobile apps.<p>Unfortunately, this doesn’t add up to the best phone experience anymore.<p>What Apple lacks is the best experience with using Internet-based services. And Apple will fall much further behind …

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac [Feature]

iCloud is a pretty neat system, working in the background across a ton of different apps without much input needed from us users, except our login name and password. It lets you sync Notes, Reminders, save documents, keep game saved-states, and even manage your music collection<p>Track Your Notes With …

Operating Systems

iOS 7 Concept: 5 Features Apple Need to Bring to the iPhone

iOS

Weird and wonderful gadgets to buy this month

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