Luke Huybrecht

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How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Computer Hardware

MacTrast Deals: TuneUp – Clean & Organize Your iTunes Music Collection

- Aug 12, 2014<p>If you’re like me, your iTunes music collection is a sad mess. It’s amazing how many groups recorded a song called “Track 1”, isn’t it? …

iOS holds two-thirds of enterprise market, but drops five points to Android

The latest enterprise market share data from Good Technology shows that iOS holds two-thirds of the market, at 67 percent, but has dropped five points to Android – which increased its share to 32 percent. Windows Phone remains flat (and irrelevant) at just 1 percent. (BlackBerry data is not …

How to move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

After decades of digital music, it's not unlikely if you've amassed quite the collection of music on your computer's hard drive. If your iTunes …

5 tips to make your Mac the best college wingman ever

Transitioning to the college lifestyle can be awkward at first. Being away from home, having a heavy workload and still wanting to hangout with friends can be a lot to manage all at once.<p>Luckily, your Mac can help relieve a little of that stress throughout the school year. In today’s video, take a …

College & University

Safely get the grime off your beautiful Mac with these cleaning tips

While our Macs were designed for power, they were also made for beauty. Sharply rounded edges and fine materials come together to create the computers we know and love. But with normal daily use, dirt and grime can make our Mac workhorses less attractive.<p>In today’s video, we show you the …

Cleaning

Turn your favorite tunes into ringtones with quick iTunes tip

With so many people in the world having iPhones with the same ringtones, hearing a ringer go off can be irritating and confusing. The iTunes Store sells ringtones, but they can become quite expensive if you like switching things up a lot.<p>In today’s video, we show you how to solve this annoying …

iTunes

Audibly – Make your music heard.

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …

Raspberry Pi

How to go completely paperless with iOS

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 iOS user, like switching …

Sync all your smartphones, media players, storage devices and Macs with SyncMate [Sponsored post]

<i>This post is brought to you by Eltima Software, creator of SyncMate.</i><p>Do you have more than one Mac and a bunch of devices running iOS or Android, use cloud storage or mp3 players/cameras that support MTP and want to sync all your files across your computers? Now you can with a single app: …

Android Phones

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 2)

Drafts is an app that launches to a text-input view and then lets you send the resulting words to any app or service you like. It’s flat-out amazing.

Note-Taking

Play Marco Polo with your iPhone using this new useful app

Remember those summer days of yore, playing in the pool with your friends, and one of you would close your eyes and yell out Marco? And all your buddies, who got to keep their eyes open, yelled Polo!*<p>Now you can find wherever you’ve lost your iPhone in your house, car, or office cubicle by shouting …

Marco Polo

iPad App of the Week: Red Herring

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to …

Prong Announces The PWR Case – The All-in-One Power Solution for the iPhone 5/5S

- Apr 24, 2014<p>Back in the fall of 2013 we told you about the Prong PocketPlug Charging Case for the iPhone 5/5s. One of the few things we didn’t like …

Vegetable Tree app review: your go-to reference guide

Introduction<p>Nowadays people are extremely interested in healthy eating and eating on a budget. Growing your own vegetable garden is a great way to …

Mobile AR game Run An Empire brings strategy to the streets

<i>Run An Empire</i> offers mobile gamers the opportunity to turn their local neighborhood into their own fiefdom, by the simple expedient of jogging and a little strategic thinking.<p>It's a GPS-fuelled alternate reality game that passed its recent £15,000 ($25,000) Kickstarter target with ease. Players …

How slime mold can design transportation networks and maybe even transform computing

The yellow blobs of slime mold normally grow in dark forests, not on computer chips or on gelatinous squares shaped like the United States. But …

New York Museum Uses iBeacons To Create A ‘Digital Minefield’

While most of the iBeacon applications so far have involved making retail and entertainment more pleasant to consume, a new exhibition at a New York museum aims to use Apple’s beacon technology to demonstrate the horror of landmines.<p>Taking place between 11am and 3pm on April 4 at the New Museum, …

Headphones

Report: Gingerbread Has Highest Crash Rate For Android

Crittercism, a performance monitoring company best known for crash reports, has come up with its first-ever ‘State of Mobile’ report that extrapolates data from their one billion monthly active users to show a variety of mobile app performance metrics.<p>The report found that Gingerbread has the …

KoolPuck Lets You Charge Your iPhone Wirelessly [Review]

<b>KoolPuck Wireless Charger</b> by FoneSalesman <b><br>Category:</b> Charger <b><br>Works With:</b> iPhone 5 and up, 5th generation iPod Touch <b><br>Price:</b> £26.99 ($45.05)<p>Steve Jobs famously argued that if five million people used the Mac, cutting its boot time down by 10 seconds would save the equivalent of at least 100 lifetimes per …

15 Years Of Apple Home Pages: What Apple Sites Do You Remember?

February 13, 2014<p>I’ve always admired Apple, but sometime between the original Macintosh and my first iBook G4 I stopped paying attention. It was just …

Consumers hoard $13 billion in old iPhones

More Americans are hoarding their old iPhones in the sock drawer, new research shows, despite each gadget being potentially worth several hundred …

iPhone 5

Need occasional access to Windows on your Mac? Install it from a USB key …

If you need occasional access to Windows and don’t want to install it from a DVD, a how-to guide by Sam Power may have the perfect solution. It talks you through exactly how to create a Bootcamp-compatible USB key installer for either Windows 7 or 8 compatible.<p>A 4GB USB key is sufficient, and the …

Digital music sales decline for the first time since the dawn of the iTunes Store

As streaming music services continue to grow – including Apple's own iTunes Radio – it was perhaps inevitable that we'd begin to see such a change at …

Christmas Tweets Show iPad Clobbered The Tablet Competition This Holiday Season

There’s a lot of different metrics out there for gauging the success of personal electronics, some more suspect than others. Many companies, for example, favor units shipped to retailers, where as Apple favors the more realistic metric of units sold.<p>Perhaps the best metric of all, though, isn’t …

Researchers report security flaw in Samsung's Galaxy S4

Here's some Grinchy news for those of you who put Samsung's Galaxy S4 on your holiday wish list: Israeli researchers have identified a vulnerability in the smartphone that allegedly allows a hacker to easily intercept secure data.<p>Samsung told CNET and other news outlets that it's looking into the …

iPhone 5s Was Google’s Third Most Popular Search Of 2013

The iPhone has already been named Yahoo’s top ranked search in tech for the year, and now Google has released its top 10 searches for 2013. It’s no surprise that the iPhone was part of the list, coming in at third under Nelson Mandela and Paul Walker. The poor Samsung Galaxy S4 snagged the number 8 …