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How to record Apple TV on your Mac, wirelessly

Today we’re going to learn how to record a movie that’s playing on your Apple TV direct to your Mac, with no wires required, no weird hacks, and not even any third-party software. The tools are all built into every Mac that ships. To record a movie off the “screen” of your Apple TV, you’re going to …

Smart TV

6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

This six-pack of free apps belongs on your Mac.<p>Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with …

Apps

Stop overthinking UX and try the coffee shop test

If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along with buzz phrases like “human-centric design,” “process guided customer control groups,” and …

UX Design

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Mobile Prototyping with Xcode

We’ve used a number of mobile prototyping tools over the years to go from initial concept to interactive prototype. Most of them were decent enough, …

How to Fix an iTunes Library Corrupted After Enabling Apple Music

Apple Music arrived this week on both iOS and desktop. With it came some problems though. Namely, users are reporting that when iCloud Music Library …

Apple made a tiny change that could bring about the 'app Renaissance'

Apple didn't say anything about it on stage at WWDC, its annual developer conference, but it has tweaked Xcode to allow users to "sideload" apps.<p>9to5Mac explains that sideloading is where people download or build an app, then put it directly on their phone. You used to have to be a fully fledged …

General Motors Just Got Into Bed With Apple in a Big Way

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4 Questions That Will Let You Innovate Like Steve Jobs or Elon Musk

Constant innovation isn't just for geniuses--anyone can do it. Here's how.<p>Some people seem to be endlessly innovative. Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and others like them appear to command an endless fountain of brilliant new ideas, business models, and product designs. Wouldn't it be …

The One Thing That Can Transform An Idea Into A Phenomenon

Do you enjoy picking groceries up in your electric car? When you get to the store, do you prefer to pay with bitcoins? Do you have solar panels on your house? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in the distinct minority. So much so, that a lot of people probably think you’re …

Innovation

The NSA has hacked your phone: What you need to know, and how to protect yourself

Each passing leak from former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden seems to paint a darker picture of the state of privacy and …

The best apps you might have missed this week

Apps

Comment on Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years by Anonymous

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Singularity

Apple Leak Confirms New iOS Version

Five versions of iOS 8 have now been released and major update ‘iOS 8.2’ has also been seen on video ahead of its expected launch early next year. But in the meantime a significant number of iPhone and iPad owners are still affected by WiFi, Bluetooth and battery issues. But it appears Apple has a …

Post-It’s New App Blurs The Line Between Real Notes And Virtual Ones

Computers and Post-its have always had a weird synergy. There’s no shortage of apps out there that allow you to drop a virtual Post-it on your desktop or smartphone. Heck, OS X even has one built-in. But Post-it’s latest iPhone app, Post-it Plus, is about way more than just creating digital sticky …

The Wisdom Of Woz

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak shares nine tips for starting companies, solving problems, and finding happiness.<p><i>He’s an engineer’s engineer; a part-time teacher and full-time speaker; a well-known prankster; and cofounder of one of the world’s greatest companies. But who knew Steve Wozniak had a</i> …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …