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The iPhone Photography Awards 2016: The winners, in pictures

The Apollo 11 guidance computer code is now available on Github

The system responsible for the first moon landing is now readily available online, after an enterprising former NASA intern uploaded the Apollo Guidance Computer code to Github this week.<p>Although the code for the MIT-designed system has long been available to interested researchers, it's never been …

​GoPro found in water with intact footage of a crab selfie

While fishing in Poole, England, on July 5, YouTuber Francis Darracott caught something much more impressive than a big fish. He reeled in a lost GoPro camera.<p>"It was covered in barnacles and looked like it had been down there at least a year," Darracott said in his YouTube video. "Water had seeped …

Woman playing Pokemon Go finds dead body

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Pokemon Go, the new Nintendo augmented reality game, was intended to send players out into the real world.<p>How much reality, though, might gamers find? And how augmented might that reality be?<p>Shayla Wiggins, …

15 Little Confessions of Graphic Designers You’d Never Expect

Not all designers are perfect Mac-owning, Flash-loving, kern-crazy goody-goodies. In fact, most of us have made more than a few mistakes that we are …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Abandoned Ship: Spacecraft Discovered in Huge Derelict Hangar

[ By WebUrbanist in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ]Remarkably intact and beautifully documented by a Russian urban explorer, this space shuttle …

12 hidden features in iOS 9

If you're using iOS 9, chances are you've already discovered some of the system's best new features, like a smarter Siri or the new and improved Maps …

Apps

Nasa releases new photos of Pluto that 'make you feel you are there'

The pictures, gathered by the New Horizons spacecraft that swept past the dwarf planet in July, shed new light on Pluto’s mountains, glaciers and plains<p>The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission’s top scientist says it “makes you feel you are there”.<p>Nasa released the …

Solar System

Pocket-size Polaroid spits out instant prints

The Polaroid Snap is a new 10MP camera that instantly prints out the photos you take without any ink. It works with ZINK paper that produces small …

Polaroid Photography

Dark side of the moon captured by Nasa satellite a million miles from Earth

The US space agency has released a picture taken from its Deep Space Climate Observatory showing the moon as it moves in front of the sunlit side of Earth<p>In an unusual treat for astronomers, and perhaps Pink Floyd fans, what is often known as the dark side of the moon has been captured, fully …

35 weird objects seen on Mars, explained

Fantastic Four review - a dawdling indie drama dressed up in superhero garb

Fantastic Four,Superhero movies,Action and adventure,Marvel,Comics and graphic novels,Film adaptations,Books,Culture,Film<p>The latest Marvel comic-book adventure is straining for indie credibility while moving at a glacial pace – wasting some fine actors in the process<p>Josh Trank’s debut, Chronicle, …

I haven't opened my MacBook since Windows 10 came out

I just figured I would put the new operating system through its paces on the Lenovo Yoga 12 laptop-tablet convertible that Microsoft sent me as a test unit. I would use Windows 10 until something frustrated me so much that I went back to the Mac.<p>I figured it was inevitable. I've been rocking …

Mount your mobile device to any surface with the Neutron S plus more! [Deals]

Like a bucket of extra crispy, Cult of Mac Deals has got tasty offers that are finger licking good – and you won’t need coronary bypass surgery afterwards! Huzzah!<p>There’s a whole bunch of deals on cool tech that are closing pretty soon, so we thought we’d bring them to your attention. Read on for …

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Twelve South Launches SurfacePad Case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Popular Apple accessory company Twelve South today introduced a new addition to its line of SurfacePad cases, the SurfacePad for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The leather case is designed for ultimate portability, with an ultra thin folding design and the ability to transform into a hands-free …

How to Enable Text Message Forwarding and Answer Phone Calls on Your Mac

With the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple has included a new set of "Continuity" features that connect iOS devices and the Mac in a number of ways. Most notably, Continuity allows users to <b>place and answer calls with their Macs and iPads that are forwarded through the iPhone</b>.<p>Similarly, <b>Macs and iPads</b> …

Recommended Reading: Hollywood's love affair with Christopher Nolan

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Why Hollywood Loves 'Interstellar' Director Christopher Nolan</b><br>by Ben Fritz,<br>The …

These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This telescope, which uses a series of high-resolution cameras to observe the visible universe, has captured the hearts of the public with its stunning images and the hearts of the scientific community with its wealth of data collected over the last 24 years.<p>Many wonders of our universe, including …

Photographer’s 100-Year-Old Notebook Discovered in Antarctica After Snow Melts

A photographer’s notebook from over a century ago has been discovered in Antarctica. It belonged to British explorer and photographer George Murray …

‘Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’ now available on Mac

Borderlands: The Pre Sequel, the latest installment in the popular Borderlands series, launches today for Mac on the same day as the console and PC release. The Mac version of the game is developed by Aspyr and includes cross-platform multiplayer and a promise of all future DLC:<p>Discover the story …

How to fix Bluetooth connectivity in your car after iOS 8.0.2 broke it

Apple’s release of iOS 8.0.2 brought a number of bug fixes to the new operating system, but many iPhone users have reported Bluetooth connection problems with automobiles, including some of us here at Cult of Mac.<p>Since the iOS 8.0.2 update, iPhone users have taken to Apple’s Support forums to …

Sure, “scientists” have their “theories

Sure, “scientists” have their “theories.” But we’ve got a theory of our own. Society and everything around us is all part of a prehistoric ape’s acid trip.<p>Click the image to watch a highlights from last night’s scientifically accurate episode of Trip Tank.

Swedish Man Plays the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Video Game Theme Song Using Finger Snaps

Baseball fandom map of the United States

From the NY Times’ new site, The Upshot, a bunch of maps showing the borders of baseball team fandom, with close-ups of various dividing lines: the Munson-Nixon Line, The Molitor Line, The Reagan-Nixon Line, and the Morgan-Ripken Line.<p>The NYC and Bay Area maps are so sad…the Mets and A’s get no love. (via @atotalmonet)

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

The Griffin Twenty: An AirPort Express Amp That Brings Your Wired Speakers Back To Life [Deals]

This Cult of Mac Deals promotion is going to do its part to bring your speakers back to life.<p><b>The Griffin Twenty</b> is a system that takes your existing speakers and allows you to do something new with them. You don’t need an iPhone speaker dock, or Bluetooth speakers, or cables. Connect your favorite …

In A Sea Of Boring iPhone Cases, Moshi’s SenseCover Is Something Unique

Today Moshi announced the SenseCover, one of the most unique iPhone cases I’ve come across in a long time. By using touch-sensitive plates on the front of the case, the SenseCover allows you to answer incoming calls and turn off alarms without opening the front flap.<p>Intricately engineered, Moshi’s …

Vine introduces web profiles, lets you snag vanity URL

Up to this point, your only chance of viewing vids on Vine was via its mobile app or if someone decided to share those clips on Twitter or Facebook. Soon, however, you can do so via the web as well thanks to its newly announced Web profiles. Just like with Instagram's web presence, we're guessing …