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Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak explains the biggest difference between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

Wozniak was the cofounder and technical genius behind Apple. In that role, he was the man who brought Jobs' visions to life. Over the years, he would get to know both Jobs and Gates very well as Apple and Microsoft weaved in and out of being competitors and partners.<p>During a press call on Wednesday …

R&D spending surge indicates Apple is working on something positively massive

Apple normally keeps is cards very close to its vest but we still can find some indications about when the company is working on something truly big. …

Get notified of nearly anything with iPhone app Hooks

From the next "Game of Thrones" episode airing or the next Golden State Warriors game starting to movements in the stock market or changes in the weather, Hooks has you covered.<p>Never miss a show, a score, a storm, a shipment or a software vulnerability again. With free iPhone app Hooks, you can …

Final Cut Pro X finally gets some love from Hollywood

If you plan on seeing <i>Focus</i> starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie this weekend, you will be watching the first major studio film edited entirely with Final Cut Pro X.<p>Originally criticized as “iMovie Pro” for its incredibly simplistic interface and feature set, Final Cut Pro X has managed to start …

Final Cut

This app lets you unlock your Mac with Touch ID

First introduced with the iPhone 5s, Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to unlock your iPhone and iPad. And now, thanks to a new app, it’s also one of the easiest and most convenient ways to unlock your Mac.<p>Called FingerKey, this new utility works by …

Touch ID

How to fix a broken loud speaker in your iPhone 5s

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point security</b> …

Mobile Technology

Flashlight Extends OS X Yosemite’s Spotlight with Plugins – MacStories

Developed by Nate Parrott, Flashlight is an interesting tweak for Spotlight that aims to extend Yosemite’s search utility and app launcher with plugins. Available for free on GitHub and based on a plugin system written in Python, Flashlight extends the capabilities of Spotlight with features such …

Wolfram Alpha

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop for Apple’s …

Testing the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2: Game Demos

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Was more impressive than the renowned Half Life [PC] moment where a huge tentacle from Xen pins a scientist to the wall, smashing through a pane …

Xen

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How to block people and app invites on Facebook

Sick and tired of those annoying app or event invites? Here's how you can stop them once and for all.<p>Facebook can be a great tool. You can use the social network to catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and keep an online catalog of your life. There are also some downsides, however. Besides …

Apps

ALIEN ISOLATION on Oculus Rift makes Andrew freak out!

Mea Culpa Oculus Rift Maze / Puzzle

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Oculus Rift at E3 2014

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With CarPlay, Touch ID Improvements, Visual Tweaks

Following a lengthy beta testing period, Apple today released iOS 7.1 to the public, marking the first major update to iOS 7 since its September release. The update includes much-needed improvements to the Touch ID fingerprint recognition system built-in to the iPhone 5s, an update for a home …

Half-Life 2 speedrun clocks in under 90 minutes, breaks world record

SourceRuns, a Valve-centric speedrunner group, set a new world record with its latest run of <i>Half-Life 2</i> by clocking in at one hour, 27 minutes and 51 seconds.<p>The run was completed with the help of 14 members and several of the game's well-known glitches. Using the accelerated back hopping glitch, …