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Replace Your Native Calendar App with Sunrise

If you haven't moved away from your native calendar app, now is the time.<p>Sunrise Calendar (free, Sunrise Atelier) is, in my opinion, the best native calendar app replacement out there. The design boasts beautiful, simple and modern design as well as a monthly view and daily view like the native iOS …

Polymo: The Organizational Photography App

A new iOS app called Polymo <b>($1.99)</b> will keep your mobile photos organized <i>before</i> you actually shoot them. Add tags while you take pictures and all of your images will be curated automatically.<p>Once your photos are organized to your liking, they can be shared or sorted even further. And with Multi …

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode …

Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

How to use Touch ID: The ultimate guide

Apple's Touch ID system made the iPhone's Home button (and MacBook Pro's Touch Bar sensor) smart: Instead of a simple mechanical switch, Touch ID …

Touch ID

How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

The GOkey Is The Ultimate Keychain Companion, Will Charge Your Phone, Find Your Keys and More

Many of us have random, useless crap on our keychains like souvenirs from vacations, pictures of our kids (or pets) and other random things. But the …

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 …

Operating Systems

SpaceX's Huge Falcon Heavy Rocket: How It Works (Infographic)

The next generation of super heavy-lift launch vehicle is the privately developed SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Although NASA's Saturn V moon rocket could …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

iStick: World’s First USB Flash Drive with Lightning Connector for iPad and iPhone

<b>iStick</b> is an upcoming iPad and iPhone accessory that looks like it may be a big hit. It’s the first USB Flash drive with a lightning connector that works to share documents and data between iPads and iPhones and Mac and Windows PCs.<p>It’s a Kickstarter project that has more than doubled its funding …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

What Does HDR Mean? Take Gorgeous Photos with HDR on iPhone

What is HDR photography on iPhone and why would I want to use it? HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. It works to balance the shadows and highlights of a photo so that neither are being favored or ignored. Basically, HDR on iPhone is done by combining three different exposures into a single shot. …

Spring cleaning: Clean your digital SLR camera

Has your digital SLR camera been collecting dust because your phone has replaced it as your everyday camera? Mine has and could stand a thorough spring cleaning. Of course, with heavy use in the field, your camera can also pick up much dirt and grime.<p>To start, wipe down the body of your camera. One …

Cameras

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

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Popcord Is A Stylish iPhone Cable That Just Surpassed Its Kickstarter Target

Yes of course you need another handy little iPhone charger cable. Okay, so there are one or two iPhone charger cables out there. One we like is the Nomad. But a new entrant has just popped on Kickstarter — Popcord.<p>With five days to go before it ends its Kickstarter campaign, it surpassed its target …

How-to: Use AirDrop to share files between iOS devices [Poll]

AirDrop can be a be a quick, simple way to transfer files between iOS devices. It can be especially handy because it is truly a device-to-device transfer that works even when neither device has internet access, although Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have to be turned on for it to function. In this article I …

This Week in Cult of Mac Magazine: Spring Clean Your Mac

This week Cult of Mac Magazine looks into why your Mac gets crufty and what you can do about it.<p>You know how your friendly technician always tells you to just reboot the computer, but there’s got to be more to it than that, right?<p>The good news is there are some things you can do. And, perhaps, …

How to manage multiple iOS devices within a single household

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent research shows us that as high as 40 percent of iPhone owners keep their older phones around as a spare and an …

How to get your family photos onto your iPad

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>With so many people using their iPhone as their primary camera, the focus has been on how to get photos off that device. But …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

19 Fascinating Examples Of Soviet Space Propaganda Posters

Vibrant, colorful, and intense -- just a reminder that no one did state propaganda better than the U.S.S.R.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

Posters

Observing Basics: Tips for Moon Watchers

<b>StarDome</b><br>Check out Astronomy.com's interactive StarDome to see an accurate of your sky. This tool will help you locate this week's targets.<p><b>Intro to</b> …

Beginners Telescopes, Easy Guide and Review

Beginners Telescopes – Easy Guide and Review<p>Choose wisely when buying a <b>Telescope</b> Credit: meteorwatch<p>Beginners Telescopes: When people first get …

On this date in history, Dec. 7, 1972, the Apollo 17 crew sna…

On this date in history, Dec. 7, 1972, the Apollo 17 crew snap this iconic "blue marble" photograph of the Earth. This is the original caption: View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This translunar coast photograph extends from the Mediterranean Sea area to the Antarctica south polar ice cap. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap. Note the heavy cloud cover in the Southern Hemisphere. Almost the …

A visual history of the Apollo missions

When NASA's astronauts went into space, they took a 70mm Hasselblad camera with them, taking more than 17,000 photos over the course of 13 missions. That includes iconic shots like the famous "earthrise" and Neil Armstrong's first photos on the moon, but also more subtle moments from early fly-bys …

ISS and space shuttles backdropped by the Sun

The 7 Ships of the New Space Age

American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 vehicles that will change how we work and play in space.<p>American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 …

Space Travel

Understanding Camera Exposure: ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Explained

1<p>The Exposure Triangle<p><b>ISO Speed</b> is how sensitive your camera’s sensor is to light, each value of the rating represents a “stop” of light, and each …