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Sell your old or broken iPad for quick cash and buy yourself the new one

Thinking about upgrading to one of those new iPad Pros Apple (or iMacs or MacBooks) announced this week? It can seem hard to justify, especially if you have a working iPad or other Apple device. So what to do? Keep using that old tech or even worse, put that old technology in a drawer?<p>Our trade-in …

IPad Pro

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production.<p>It’s Moogfest 2017 this week. That means we are getting some brand new hardware from the company and it didn’t …

Music Production

Logic Pros Review: The ‘Unique’ virtual analog synth and wild vowel filter comes to iOS

In this week’s episode of Logic Pros, we are taking a look at the new Unique iOS synth from Sugar-Bytes. The company has been making some of the most wild audio effects processors and instruments for quite some time now. Turnado, Effectrix, Artillery and the more recent Looperator provide some of …

Music Production

Square hosting free tech talk event during WWDC week in San Jose

Square is hosting a free event featuring tech talks and a Q&A session in San Jose during WWDC week next month. Square engineers will be available to discuss using the payment processor’s technology on iOS and how to leverage Apple Pay, according to the announcement.<p>We will discuss how Square’s APIs …

Apple

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week is headlined by a massive list of classic synths turned virtual courtesy of IK Multimedia, Roland’s …

Music Production

Slack rolling out native screen sharing feature for Mac

Slack is introducing a new update that brings built-in screen sharing features to the popular communication software.<p>Slack says the new screen sharing feature is limited to paid accounts which start at $6.67/month when billed annually or $8/month per user. Free accounts are already limited to …

Apps

Heartwarming footage shows rescuers saving herd of horses from drowning after a river burst its banks leaving the animals submerged up to their necks in fast-flowing water

• <b>Dozens of horses were left close to drowning after their fields were flooded</b>• <b><br>The animals were up to their necks in fast-flowing water in Ishim,</b> …

Emergency Medicine

Frank Lloyd Wright: fantasist or genius?

As an exhibition in New York marks 150 years since the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright, is it time for a reappraisal of this flawed hero of modernist architecture?<p>“June 8 1869 will for ever mark the beginning of a new epoch for the world,” gushed Olgivanna, third wife of Frank Lloyd Wright. On this …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Green-roofed Cantilever House floats above the Malaysian rainforest

This green-roofed house juts out over the lush rainforest of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Architecture firm Design Unit Sdn Bhd envisioned the Cantilever …

Building a GTX 1080 Ti-powered Hackintosh: Installing macOS Sierra step-by-step [Video]

A few days ago we posted about the hardware used and performance benefits of my most recent Hackintosh build. In today’s tutorial, I’ll step through the entire install process in full unabridged detail.<p>While it might seem a bit daunting to go through the Hackintosh setup process for the first time, …

Operating Systems

‘Jihadists were going to burn it all’: the amazing story of Timbuktu’s book smugglers

In 2012, tens of thousands of artefacts from the golden age of Timbuktu were at risk in Mali’s civil war. This exclusive extract describes the race to save them from the flames – and how lethal attacks could still threaten the town’s treasures<p>One hazy morning in 2012 in Bamako, the capital of the …

Africa

These spartan Mac setups wage war on wires [iSetups]

Good cable management is harder than it looks. I should know: Both my home office and my work office are a mess of wires, despite trying to sort things out numerous times.<p>Unlike my failed attempts, this week’s three <i>iSetups</i> submissions get it down to a fine art. <i>iSetups</i> is our new show that …

MacBook Pro

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week was very busy with loads of new hardware/software announcements from Superbooth 17 in Berlin. Most …

Music Production

Cold War card game uses hidden messages to uncover double agents

Red Scare is a new team-based game centered around the Cold War, espionage, double agents and all that fun stuff. From Pandasaurus, the makers of Machi Koro, the new spy-themed, card/board game will have players take on the role of federal agents working to complete high value objectives while …

Board Games

PSA: This spoof Apple site illustrates the sophistication of today’s phishing attacks

<i>Update: The latest version of Chrome now shows the correct URL.</i><p>Most phishing attacks – links that send you to a fake website in the hope that you’ll login with your real credentials – are usually easy to detect. Emails are often generic, rather than using your registered name. Grammar is poor or …

Phishing

The $80,000 entry-level tech job American students are mostly ignoring

Each year, thousands of well-paying jobs go unfilled. According to Ashton Mozano, a cybersecurity professor at the University of San Diego, many entry level cybersecurity jobs have a starting salary of $80,000 or more annually; so why are we ignoring them?<p>Cybersecurity isn’t a sexy career for those …

Cybersecurity

Apple’s rumored AR glasses possibly detailed in accidental document leak

Earlier this year it was reported that Apple is developing augmented reality features that will eventually appear in glasses after coming first to iPhones. Now a newly leaked document may have accidentally acknowledged Apple’s prototype AR glasses for the first time.<p><i>Gizmodo</i> reports that it has …

Google Glass

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

LaCie launches new ‘2big’ Thunderbolt 3-enabled dock

LaCie, the Seagate-owned company best known for its rugged external drives, has developed a Thunderbolt 3-enabled dock. The just-announced product, which debuts at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, is officially titled the <i>2big Dock Thunderbolt 3,</i> and it looks to be the most compelling Thunderbolt …

MacBook Pro

Setting Up Two-Step Verification and Trusted Devices

I vividly remember reading Mat Honan’s horror story in Wired magazine about being hacked and having his devices, some of which weren’t backed up, wiped out and his social media accounts taken over. I also haven’t forgotten that one of the players in that very complex chain of events that lead to …

Susan Bennett reveals more about the process of becoming the voice of Siri

Susan Bennett has told the story before of how she became the voice of Siri without realizing it – at the time, she thought she was making the recordings for an automated switchboard system. In fact, she didn’t even find out she had become Siri until a friend played with an iPhone and recognized …

Siri

Here’s what the Hackintosh community wants in the new modular Mac Pro

The Hackintosh community is probably best described as a group that doesn’t love Apple’s hardware options for pros but would prefer not to give up macOS for Windows or another alternative.<p>They design their own custom PC builds, and work together to come up with the necessary hacks to get macOS and …

MacBook Pro

The best new iOS and browser apps for video and graphics

Velapp<p>This video recording app stands out because of the intuitive way it harnesses Apple's 3D Touch technology to tackle one of the biggest …

Apple takes Swatch to court over its use of ‘Tick Different’ slogan for NFC-enabled watch

Apple is taking Swatch to court after the Swiss watchmaker used the slogan ‘Tick different’ to promote its NFC-enabled watch. Apple is arguing that the slogan unfairly trades on its own ‘Think different‘ campaign, while Swatch claims that the reference is purely coincidental.<p>‘Think different’ is …

Swatch

Samsung overtakes Apple in Q1 smartphone sales even before Galaxy S8 hits – Trendforce

Trendforce data seen by us suggests that Samsung overtook Apple in Q1 smartphone sales even before the company’s new flagship Galaxy S8 landed in stores in Q2. Most of the gains made by the company were, however, thanks to lower-end devices.<p>Samsung’s sales results for its high-end smartphones fell …

Galaxy Note

A Tidy Mind founder tells us how to tackle clutter

Professional organiser reveals the hacks that will PERMANENTLY rid your home of clutter (including the 'touch it once' rule and setting up a kitchen …

Minimalism

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho giving his all to strengthen Manchester United

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Jose Mourinho is the right man for the job at Old Trafford but that.

Manchester United FC

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