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Notion debuts a streamlined and simplicity-focused home monitoring solution

With an influx of home security and monitoring systems on the market, finding the best option for your needs isn’t always easy. While systems like Abode offer a wide array of features, that may be too complex for the level of monitoring desired. That’s where Notion comes in by offering a more …

Time to upgrade: the 7 best Apple Watch accessories

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Review: Moxiware Apple Pencil Magnet is simple, affordable and functional

Though the Apple Pencil is expertly designed to not roll away on a table, there's still not an ideal place to put it when it's not in use, especially …

IPad Pro

The Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard is the keyboard Apple should be making [Video]

Although I’m a big fan of tactile, clicky mechanical keyboards, I also enjoy the sleekness, quiet keys, and wireless nature of Apple’s Magic Keyboard. I wish Apple would make a full-size Magic Keyboard, but that doesn’t seem to be happening any time soon.<p>Thankfully Matias, a computer accessory …

Best Usage of your Films

A few tips on what films to use and the best conditions to use them.<p>Hi, if you are a Lomoholic like me and you want to shoot whenever it is possible …

How I Edit My Photo Projects in Lightroom

Dear friend,I’m putting together this video; documenting how I put together a photo-series on the Mac/Lightroom:InstructionsFirst open up Lightroom.I …

Tutorials

The slimmest iPhone case looks even slicker in jet black

<i>This post is brought to you by Totallee.</i><p>There’s something utterly drool-worthy about a jet black iPhone. A black mirrored finish first wowed us on the iPhone 3. It quickly gained a reputation as being super-sexy — but also super-susceptible to scratches. Even Apple warns in the fine print that …

IPhone 7

How to Use Split View in Safari on iPad with iOS 10

Multitasking on iPad added Split View in Safari when iOS 10 was introduced for iPad. Previously, you could only open up two different apps simultaneously on iPad using Split View. But it only makes sense to use Split View in Safari since we often have multiple tabs open anyway—might as well be able …

Apple AirPods silently receive bug fix firmware update to version 3.5.1

Apple has silently updated the Apple AirPods firmware to version 3.5.1, from 3.3.1, earlier today. The AirPods automatically update to the latest software when the earbuds are charging in the AirPods Case and close to a paired device. The new firmware does not appear to contain any new front-facing …

Apple AirPods

Filmic Pro App Enhances 4K Video Captured On iPhone 7 (video)

Late last year FiLMiC Inc to their existing FiLMiC Pro video recording application adding a number of new features together with the obligatory bug …

How to find out exactly when and where AirPods are in stock at Apple stores

I still can’t get over how much I like Apple’s new AirPods. I also can’t get over how ridiculous I look when I wear them. The off-putting look of …

A Computer for Everything: One Year of iPad Pro

After years spent adapting what I learned from the Mac to bring it to iOS, what I found on the other side was a more focused, efficient way of working and communicating with people. The iPad Pro accelerated my move to an iOS-only setup; today, I genuinely don't know how to perform certain tasks on …

Apps

Apple Watch Protective Case Created By MTM Status (video)

Anyone taking their Apple wearable into harsh environments may be interested in a new Apple Watch protective case which has been created by MTM …

Apple Watch

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

<i>Finished Image. Craig Blacklock defied the limits of depth of field and diffraction to create this image. He created the series of exposures shown</i> …

Tutorials

How to transfer your iCloud Drive files to Google Drive

If you're making the switch from iPhone to Android, then you'll likely want to take advantage of Google Drive and all the other Google Apps. That …

Google Drive

10 tricks to make your photos look as stunning as the ‘shot on iPhone’ ads

Apple's "Shot on iPhone" campaign displays stunning photos on over 10,000 billboards across 25 different countries. The ads feature crisp, nearly perfect photos shot on iPhones — and it's likely the company will debut a new round featuring photos shot on the iPhone 7/7S.<p>Still, it should be clear …

Mobile Photography

New iOS app lets you transfer playlists between Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and iTunes

If you’re a music lover, there’s undoubtedly never been a better time to be alive. Thanks to services like Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes and YouTube, …

The Best iPhone Gimbal We've Used

Believe it or not, the iPhone is a professional choice for many videographers today. If you're looking to stabilize your iPhone's video footage, …

How to unlock your Mac with the Apple Watch

Today, alongside the rocky iOS 10 rollout, Watch OS 3 was released. This new version of software brings a laundry list of new features to the Apple Watch, such as the new Application dock, Control Center replacing Glances, an SOS mode and much more.<p>Another standout feature found in Watch OS 3 is …

Where, when, and how to preorder your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

It seems like just yesterday that Apple announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with stereo speakers, overhauled cameras, and splash-proof …

How to add 200GB to your Macbook, minus the bulk

We live in a time of self-driving cars and video-recording drones. So it seems a bit primitive that we're still augmenting our computer storage with USB drives. The Nifty MiniDrive offers a better storage solution for Macbook owners, and it's just $33.99—the lowest price on the web—for a limited …

R1 Intelli Case for Apple TV Siri Remote

R1 Intelli Case for Apple TV Siri Remote<p>The elago Intelli Case was designed to protect your Apple TV remote and brings great design extras to the …

ForcePhone software makes any mobile device pressure sensitive

A team from the University of Michigan have developed a novel means of giving any mobile device the same sort of force-sensitive capabilities found on Apple's flagship iPhone 6s. Dubbed ForcePhone, the software leverages two features that literally every smartphone has -- a microphone and a speaker …

What's It Like to Be In a Band When You're Living With Bipolar Disorder?

"When you’re manic," explains Patrick Stickles from Titus Andronicus, "it can be dangerous to have a lot of people respond to it positively."<p><i>- - -</i><p>Lots of music about misery is, well, it’s miserable. Most of the songs that soundtracked my years of teenage angst were explicitly sad in a very specific …

22 Cool Things You Can Do With Google Drive

Google drive, launched on 24th April 2012, kickstarted a new era of synchronization and storage. By allowing users to store files in the cloud and share files and empowering users to collaboratively edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, the Google ecosystem has attracted more than a …

Software

8 easy ways to speed up your Mac

We all know a Mac is the best computer. It’s the most reliable, the least fuss and usually the most snappy. But, as with all computers, the trusty Macintosh can also become sluggish after a while.<p>In today’s <i>Cult of Mac</i> video, we’re going to show you eight easy, useful tips to speed up your Mac.<p>Speed …

Antique Photos Were Used to Make This Realistic Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he …

Because your iPhone isn’t a hi-fi audio device.

Now I’m a big advocate for anything audio. I love my phone, but if there’s one thing I could change, it’s the lack of attention technology gives to …

This Gadget Beams Free TV Channels to Your iPad

With options ranging from ABC to Amazon Prime Video, it’s been said that we’re living in the golden age of television. Still, some of us who remember …