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Hate OS X Yosemite’s look? Here’s how to give it a classic makeover

With its candy-like icons, gradients, and transparencies, OS X Yosemite is a major departure from the look and feel of the Macintosh operating system. But if you don’t like that look and feel, here’s a few things you can do to make OS X look less candy-like, hearkening it back to the design …

Uncovering 8 mysterious new iOS 8 features

Apple’s WWDC keynote just days ago brought us many new iOS 8 features to look forward to downloading this Fall. Thanks to an immediate downloadable beta version open for developers, many have found even more useful features and changes not mentioned on Apple’s big stage. In today’s video your host …

Apple Posts Video of WWDC Keynote on Apple Website, YouTube

Even if you had the opportunity to watch the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in Monday, you may be interested in watching selected segments again. You can now do that, as Apple has posted the video both on the Apple website and on their official YouTube channel.<p>The latter offers the video …

WWDC 2014 keynote now available on YouTube

The entire video of yesterday’s 2-hour WWDC keynote is now available on Apple’s YouTube channel.<p>If you haven’t seen it already, you can watch Apple CEO Tim Cook and members of the company’s executive team introduce its next-generation mobile software iOS 8, upcoming Mac OS X release, nicknamed …

iOS 8 Tidbits: Time-Lapse Mode, Request Desktop Site, and Grayscale Mode, and More

During yesterday's keynote, Apple packed a ton of information on iOS 8 into a short period of time, showing off a multitude of new features like interactive notifications, QuickType predictive text, enhancements to group messages, new family sharing options, and more.<p>Given the time constraints, …

All the tiny tweaks Apple sneaked into iOS 8

We’re still busying digesting all the new stuff Tim Cook and Craig Federighi announced yesterday with iOS 8, and even though we’re ridiculously excited about major backend features like HomeKit, iCloud Photo Library and Metal, 24 hours of tinkering around with the OS has revealed a lot of hidden …

In iOS 8, Apple Has Ditched Yahoo For The Weather Channel

Another minor (but significant) change to have appeared in iOS 8 concerns the Weather app. Now, Apple is listing The Weather Channel as the provider …

AirPlay no longer requires a Wi-Fi network in iOS 8

Apple has made yet more improvements to AirPlay in iOS 8 by enabling compatible devices to make direct connections with each other for content streaming. This eliminates AirPlay’s reliance on a Wi-Fi network and fixes one of its biggest limitations.<p>In previous versions of iOS — including the latest …

Malware Scanning Tool 'VirusTotal Uploader' Released for OS X

Google subsidiary VirusTotal announced (via <i>The Next Web</i>) and launched a version of its VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, bringing the popular malware scanning tool to Apple's platform for the first time.<p>After a quick installation, the program allows users to drag and drop any file, folder, or …

Another Awesome Apple iWatch Concept

We have featured various Apple iWatch concepts on Geeky Gadgets, the latest one was created by Mindspi Vision, and it comes with an interesting …

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Build-On Brick Shot Glass 4-Pack

Time for a block party!<p>Set of 4 shot glasses you can play with<br>• Includes blue, yellow, white, and red<br>• Compatible with most construction bricks<p><i>Important</i> …

Today in Geek History: Our favorite puzzle was invented by Erno Rubik in 1974. Happy 40th Birthday, Rubik's Cube! http://t.co/3YlxrwtZNh

The SlideRider Turns Stairs Into A Slide

This is the SildeRider, a set of folding mats that converts a staircase into a slide. It was invented by Trisha Cleveland who’s working in …

Today in Geek History: Waka waka waka! The arcade game Pac-Man first released in Japan in 1980. http://t.co/c0kJ70umka

‘No man’s land’: How a bigger iPhone 6 will require developers to rethink their app designs

When I first upgraded from my iPhone 4 to the iPhone 5s, I immediately noticed an incredible upgrade in the clarity and sharpness of the larger 4-inch Retina display, but also some usability issues that plagued my iPhone usage experience for the following months. That’s why I’m excited for the …

iPhone 6 mockup compared to all previous generation iPhone models (Video)

Just when we thought the iPhone 6 dummy ship had sailed, YouTuber DetroitBORG has put together a new video comparing the mockup to all previous generation iPhone models. The mockup appears to be similar to the ones we’ve obtained and shown in previous photos and videos. It’s very interesting to see …

Apple releases iAd Producer 4.2 with full-screen iPhone banner support

Following a series of software releases over the last week including OS X 10.9.3, iTunes 11.2, Safari 7.0.4, and Podcasts for iOS, Apple has tonight released a point update to its iAd Producer software in the developer center. The previous update to the software was released earlier this year in …

Olloclip's 4-in-1 iPad camera lens system up for preorder

The Olloclip lens system brings four new lenses to the iPad. There's a 180° fisheye lens, a more standard wide-angle lens that doubles the camera's …

MacTrast Deals: The 10Ft Bungee Lightning Charging Cable

- May 20, 2014<p>If you’re like me, you enjoy using your iPhone while vegging on the couch at the end of the day. However, after a full day’s use, my …

Learn To Navigate All Of OS X With Keyboard Shortcuts And This Guide

We've talked plenty about the importance of learning basic keyboard shortcuts. If you really want to dig into some of the more obscure navigation …

PES Manager brings soccer team management to Android and iOS today

<i>PES Manager</i>, Konami's casual soccer simulation game, arrived on Android and iOS today.<p>The game features more than 1,500 players from E.U. leagues. In <i>PES Manager</i>, they appear as badges, which players collect to create their team. Players earn cards with <i>PES Manager</i>'s Prize Draw system. For a Normal …

iOS does this but OS X does that: Tracking the inconsistencies between Apple’s two OSes

With each new release of iOS and OS X, there are always feature inconsistencies between the two platforms that leave you wondering why. Some of the …

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Polish Apple reseller makes store out of fruit stand materials

Apple stores around the world are considered shining examples of exquisite design in the cutting-edge world of retail. Steve Jobs was famously picky about every detail that went into the stores, all the way down to the type of wood grain used for the tables.<p>An Apple reseller’s new store in Poznań, …

The Important Differences Between Real and Counterfeit iPad Chargers

One of the side effects of the tremendous popularity of iPhones and iPads has been the counterfeit Apple product market, which looks to lure in consumers who want to purchase items like chargers for less money than Apple's official offerings.<p>However, those counterfeit chargers can be fairly …

OS X Dashboard: Apple's oft-ignored widget interface — do you use it?

OS X's Dashboard has been around for almost a decade, a repository of "Widget" mini-apps. Do you use it or do you ignore it completely?<p>But the many …