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How To: Setup and Use PlayStation 4 Remote Play on Your Mac

- Apr 11, 2016<p>Sony last week released a firmware update for their PlayStation 4 console, enabling the long-awaited Remote Play feature allowing …

Smart TV

Serif's Image Editing App 'Affinity Photo' Launches for Mac

Professional image editing app Affinity Photo, created by the same team that's behind the award-winning Affinity Designer app, is today launching in the Mac App Store. Affinity Photo is designed to allow photographers to enhance, edit, and retouch images and is the culmination of five years of work.<p>…

Powerful Image Editing App 'Pixelmator' Expands to the iPhone

Back in October, popular Mac image editing app <i>Pixelmator</i> was brought to iOS in the form of an iPad app, and as of today, that iOS app is being expanded to the iPhone. <i>Pixelmator</i> for iOS is now a universal app, giving iPhone users a way to edit their images with <i>Pixelmator</i>'s powerful image editing …

Apple Adds High-End 15" Retina MacBook Pro to List of Macs Supporting Dell's 5K Display

Apple has updated a support document on its website to reflect that the high-end 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, equipped with AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics, is capable of driving Dell's dual-cable UP2715K 27-inch 5K display. Apple initially released OS X 10.10.3 in April with support for the dual-cable …

MacBook Buyer's Guide: Which MacBook is Right for You?

With the recent introduction of the 12-inch MacBook, Apple's added a whole new product to the existing MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, making it more difficult than ever to decide which MacBook is right for you.<p>If you're planning a purchase and you just aren't sure which Apple notebook suits …

Arduboy - Card Sized Gaming

Arduboy is a new game system for classic games<p><b>Brilliant OLED Display</b>• <b><br>6 Soft-Touch Tactile Buttons</b>• <b><br>2 Channel Piezo Speaker</b>• <b><br>Durable Metal & Polycarbonate</b> …

Arduboy is a fully programmable, classic gaming console the size of a credit card

Arduboy is a credit-card sized gaming system equipped with an arcade of free 8-bit titles and all the usual controls you would expect from a portable console. While there are a number of free titles available from the Arduboy Arcade, the system is built-on Arduino software making it easy to build …

Review: Nomad Stand for Apple Watch is the futuristic curved dock your smartwatch deserves

Before the Apple Watch was released, I wasn’t sure that it needed a dock or stand — the included charger would be enough, right? But after actually using the Watch, and noting that Apple included a dock with Edition models, I realized that these accessories had a functional purpose: they kept metal …

'Redacted' Hits Number 8 Spot in Mac App Store With Just $302 in First-Day Profit

App developer Sam Soffes today published a blog post detailing the early monetary performance of his new app <i>Redacted</i> [Direct Link], which allows users to easily obscure sensitive information on personal photos.<p>Screenshot of Redacted's image obscuring features<p>After launching the app earlier this …

Olloclip Debuts iPhone 6 and 6 Plus 'OlloCase' Compatible With Lens Accessory Line

At CES, popular iPhone lens manufacturer Olloclip showed <i>MacRumors</i> an upcoming iPhone case designed to work with its line of lenses, and at the time, we were highly impressed with the design. As of this week, Olloclip is now accepting pre-orders for the case, called the OlloCase, which we were able …

Getting Started with Motion Control Timelapse Photography: What Equipment Do You Need?

Let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater.<p>Sure, timelapse photography may have enjoyed a massive resurgence – or maybe fad is a better word – …

Time-lapse Photography

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Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

Space Travel

New Apple guide and videos explain the Watch’s interface quirks

Either through the mail, or from a store, some of you will get an Apple Watch in a few hours. Great! Now what? Apple has designed a totally new interface for its wearable — how do you get it monitoring your heartrate? How do you combine Maps and Siri to find a destination? And how do you set up …

Workflow Coming to Apple Watch – MacStories

After reinventing mobile automation by combining an interface reminiscent of Automator with deep integration on iOS, Workflow – one of my favorite apps of 2014 – is coming to Apple Watch. Launching today with version 1.2 of the app, Workflow will allow users to run workflows directly from their …

iCloud Photo Library: The ultimate guide

iCloud Photo Library gives you access to all of your photos and video, on all your devices, all of the time. It's an optional part of Apple's iCloud …

Twelve South Announces HiRise Charging Stand for Apple Watch

Twelve South on Wednesday unveiled the HiRise for Apple Watch, a brushed metal stand designed to hold all three editions of the wrist-worn device. The stand showcases the entire Apple Watch, allowing you to interact with the screen while it is charging, and features a non-slip rubber base, silicone …

Pad and Quill Announces 'Luxury Pocket' Charging Stand for Apple Watch

Pad and Quill today announced a new line of accessories for the upcoming Apple Watch, including the "Luxury Pocket Stand" charging stand, a roll up pouch for portability and two travel kits.<p>The Luxury Pocket Stand is inspired by old pocket watch stands and is hand carved from a single piece of …

Apps for streaming on-demand video: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide

<b>Your iPad's large screen is ideal for watching video. It's practically another television in your house, while completely portable. While there are a</b> …

Apps

A First Look at the HDR Merge Feature Coming Soon in Lightroom 6

Earlier this month, a leaked product page revealed a number of features that will be found in the upcoming Lightroom 6. One of them was an HDR …

Tutorials

Life Hack: Fix your iMac’s biggest annoyance by moving its USB ports, deals from $6 Prime shipped

In late 2012 Apple released a super slim unibody iMac. Its tapered 5mm design is simply an engineering feat and is most definitely worth gawking at. The front is free from ports, which creates an ultra clean look, but comes at the expense of functionality. It’s a first world problem, I know, but it …

Control Siri, iTunes and your iPhone’s camera from afar w/ Satechi’s Bluetooth buttons

Technology has created a much more accessible world, with nearly everything right at our fingertips. The thing is, sometimes we <i>still</i> just want easier access to a button, switch or that USB port in the back of your computer. Satechi has set out to solve this problem with three Bluetooth-enabled …

ExoLens Review: Hands-On With a Professional Photography System for iPhone 6

Apple's iPhone has topped Flickr's list of the top mobile cameras for years, with Apple even surpassing Nikon to be the number 2 camera brand on the service earlier this year. Smartphone photography is booming and there has been no shortage of accessories to help users take even better pictures, …

Dropbox finally adds killer feature for iOS 8

It’s been about six months since iOS 8 came out, and the official Dropbox app has been lacking one major thing: the ability to save files to Dropbox from any app’s share menu.<p>Today the long-awaited feature is finally available.<p>Version 3.7 of Dropbox in the App Store adds a new Action Extension for …

Timeline: 50 Years of Spaceflight

On Oct. 4, 2007, the Space Age celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic launch of Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, by the former …

Space Exploration