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How to Get Rid of Those Annoying Mac Update Notifications

Software updates are usually a good thing. They can bring new features and important security updates to whatever device you’re using with little to …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Here’s how much special iMac Pro accessories are actually selling for

As the first iMac Pros shipped to customers last week, we also saw the first set of space gray accessories hit eBay at 50% of the cost of the base $5,000 machine itself. That listing ultimately proved to be unrealistic and didn’t quite fetch two and a half grand, but others are still selling for a …

Panic says it will soon stop selling its Transmit file manager app for iOS

Panic is behind a host of popular Mac and iOS apps, including Coda, Transmit, and Prompt. Starting soon, though, the team is taking one of those apps off of the iOS App Store…<p>Panic announced in a blog post recently that it is “suspending” the sale of Transmit for iOS “very soon.” Transmit is the …

How to quickly rearrange your home screen in iOS 11

If you're an app hoarder, setting up a new phone can be a slog. Dragging and dropping all the application icons into their correct place can take quite a long time, especially with iOS devices, since there's no drawer for all those overflow apps you don't necessarily want to store on your home …

Apps

Spotify is testing a driving mode feature

Spotify is testing a new Driving Mode feature, according to some users who have posted on Reddit. A few users have been given access to a new feature that allows them to enable a driving mode which enlarges buttons, announces songs, and features voice controls (which aren’t active yet).<p>Photos …

The 15 Most Useful Evernote Alternatives for Notes, Screenshots and Documents

Evernote is the Swiss army knife of productivity tools. It does a hell of a lot, but doesn’t do anything amazingly well. Maybe it was designed to …

Software

Guide To Make Your Mac Suck Less (2017)

Strengthen your system. Improve your experience.<p>Some days, I just get angry at tiny flaws with a default macOS configuration. Slow keyboard repeat …

Operating Systems

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>iOS: It’s …

We found the thinnest iPhone 7 clear case in the world, and it’s glorious

Clear cases are a fantastic option for protecting your precious iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, but using one typically involves a compromise. You can …

8 Mac Menu Bar Apps That Will Blow Your Mind

The only thing better than awesomely useful apps are awesomely useful apps that you can use right from your menu bar. Earlier this year, we wrote …

ByteCopy for Mac | Open Mobile Share

<b>Overview:</b> <b><br>Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac</b> is an integrated tool with Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, the old ByteCopy for Mac, and more favorable …

Review: The Raumfeld One M is a wireless streaming speaker with incredible sound [Video]

When it comes to multi-room audio solutions, Sonos is about as ubiquitous as it gets, but German audio manufacturer Raumfeld is looking to get into the action with its own set of wireless speakers.<p>Its 120-watt One M Wireless Speaker (Amazon) has been sitting on my desk for the last few weeks, and …

Win a Lightning MicroSD Card Reader and 64GB MicroSD Card from Lexar

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with well-known storage and memory company Lexar to offer <i>MacRumors</i> readers a chance to win a bundle that includes Lexar's Lightning-based MicroSD Card Reader and a high-performance 64GB MicroSD card.<p>Lexar's MicroSD Lightning Reader is a tiny coin-sized …

Pick up a dozen free Lightroom presets for Fujifilm X-Series cameras

One of the most significant advantages of a digital photography workflow is the versatility of post-production. This is even more true when you’re …

How to use Lighting Photoshop Overlays - Sleeklens - Handmade professional Lightroom presets

<b>Introduction to Lighting Overlays</b><p>Using lighting overlays is a great way to make a photo more interesting, by enhancing elements that are already in …

Tutorials

Simple tool helps photographers find hashtags to use for Instagram images

What are you to do when you realize the piece of software you’re looking for doesn’t exist? If you’re photographer, developer, and Redditor Nick …

Finally! The BEST way to sharpen your images!

Sharpening. A subject that has potentially endless possibilities when it comes to how it can be done, high pass, unsharp mask, sharpening etc are the …

MailButler Adds New Tools to Apple Mail

Like many of Apple's stock Mac apps, Mail gets the job done without many bells and whistles. That leaves gaps for third-party developers to fill with their own apps and plugins. MailButler does just that – it's a plugin for Apple Mail from Berlin-based Feingeist Software that adds six tools to Mail …

Apps

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

Roundup: The best Mac email clients for push Gmail

Mac owners who use Gmail know Apple's Mail app for OS X is less than perfect when it comes to pushing emails from Google's service. AppleInsider …

Apple Watch 2 With FaceTime Camera To Be Unveiled In March

It has been almost a year since the launch of Apple’s first smartwatch. Though the Cupertino company never revealed the official sales numbers, …

Simple code gives access to iPhone’s secret settings, showing extra information on signal strength and call settings

A simple code can give you access to hidden information your iPhone, as well as allowing you to make changes to its private settings.<p>The iPhone’s …

CES 2016: Sleep Number Announces iPhone-Connected 'IT' Smart Bed

Sleep Number already has a line of beds that use its SleepIQ technology, which helps people adjust their beds and get better sleep than before. Today at CES 2016, the company announced the "IT" bed, which the company says will make customers "smarter, healthier and happier."<p>Like other SleepIQ beds, …

Supply Chain Rumors Reaffirm iPhone 7 Will Not Have Headphone Jack

Six weeks ago, Japanese website <i>Mac Otakara</i> reported that Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7 in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector for both connectivity and audio output.<p>Adding fuel to the rumor, Chinese websites <i>Anzhuo.cn</i> [Google Translate] and <i>Wei Feng</i> …

Griffin's new USB-C adapter clones MagSafe for the new MacBook

Most of the consternation surrounding the new MacBook has to do with the fact that it has a single port: one USB Type-C connector. Adapters and hubs that work with it have been a little slower to come out than we'd hoped, but at CES this year we're seeing a few more. But even the ideal hub can't …

How to restart (or just ‘sleep’) your Apple TV

Is your Apple TV glitching out in some way? While I’ve not personally seen any weirdness with the rock-solid OS that comes with the Apple TV, it’s possible that you might have.<p>As most of us know, rebooting our Mac or restarting our iOS devices can save us from all sorts of odd behaviors; the same …

iPhone 6S (left) cannot compete with the detail of the Samsung Galaxy S6 even in perfect conditions. Image credit Gordon Kelly

iPhone 6S (left) cannot compete with the detail of the Samsung Galaxy S6 even in perfect conditions. Image credit Gordon Kelly

This Hidden Trick Could Speed Up Your iPhone

Slow iPhones are one of the most frustrating things to deal with.<p>The problem is especially pronounced for iPhone 4s users who have decided to …

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