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Boom for Mac is a beautiful equalizer that legitimately improves your sound

There are plenty of apps that claim to improve your computer’s sound, but what if one actually did? When I installed Boom 2 for Mac today, I almost couldn’t believe it.<p>Boom is an equalizer for system-wide audio; once you install it, all your audio is fine-tuned to sound better. This means it works …

Steve Jobs’ Ideas Were So Brilliant He Would Leave Employees ‘Dumbfounded’ In Meetings

Ken Rosen, a managing partner at consulting agency Performance Works that previously worked with Jobs at Apple and NeXT, described Jobs' ability to come up with solutions to problems almost instantly.<p>Rosen worked most closely with Jobs at NeXT, the company he started in 1985 when he was temporarily …

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Google appears to be working on an AirDrop competitor codenamed 'Copresence'

There may soon be a new way to share files, messages, directions, music, and more between devices. A new leak suggests that Google is working on a service codenamed "Copresence" that will be some sort of cross between Apple's AirDrop local file transfer service and the NFC-based Android Beam …

Six of the best noise-cancelling headphones to silence the commute

Travellers know that when it comes to making journeys more bearable, good noise-cancelling headphones can make the difference.<p>Active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones use microphones located on the ear cups to detect incoming unwanted sound and blast the inverse of that sound out of the earphones. …

Meta 1 Augmented Reality Glasses Are Dragging Us Into A VR Future

Meta — which recently presented at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 — today began to ship the final version of its Meta 1 Developer Kit (which includes the AR glasses). The 1,500 members of the company’s Pioneer Developer Program will be the lucky (and patient) recipients of the glasses and the …

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

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Turn your Android phone into a PC gamepad with this new app

So you want a gamepad to play that new platformer on your Windows PC, but you don't relish the idea of buying an expensive peripheral that will collect dust after you're done. Are you stuck using the keyboard? Not if Ideum has its way -- it's updating its GestureWorks Gameplay virtual controller …

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

What if every PC game could run on your tablet?

Windows 8: despised at launch by gamers, written off by Valve's Gabe Newell as a catastrophe for PC gaming. It was the upgrade nobody wanted, or …

More Than 100 Kickstarter-Funded Video Games Are Playable Right Now On Steam

<i>“You backed them. You made them. Now play them.”</i> With that rallying cry, Kickstarter wants to direct our attention to the crowdfunded games which started as developer dreams and emerged as publicly playable product. In fact, there are more than 100 of them available to experience on Steam right …