Paul

623 Added | 4 Magazines | 13 Likes | 50 Followers | @paulpjc | Keep up with Paul on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Paul”

NewGamepad Emulator For iOS Plays N64, PS1, GBA, PSP, SNES, NDS Games Without Jailbreak

Classic game emulation has been a big deal on jailbroken iPhones and iPads for as long as anyone can remember, because where you find a big group of …

The secret to making perfect Chinese fish balls

One of the best things about living in a melting pot is other people’s holidays. Each one is a window into someone else’s experience, a snippet of someone else’s culture. And, almost invariably, it comes with food.<p>My Irish husband, in marrying me, became a Menu Jew. I know it’s Purim when Kevin …

Food & Dining

Apple's audio partner hints it might include noise-canceling headphones with future phones

If any company knows whether Apple is planning to ditch the traditional headphone jack on the iPhone 7, it's Cirrus Logic, Apple's longtime …

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Apps

Restroom On The Go: Car Tire Toilet Seat Attachment

This is the toilet seat made for attaching to a parked car's tire. I can not stress PARKED CAR enough because you do no want to try to use this thing …

Toilets

Man Ray’s Portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, Marcel Duchamp & Many Other 1920s Icons

When photographers specialize in portraits of famous people, they often speak of finding a visual way to reveal their oft-photographed subject's …

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>CUPERTINO, California — In retrospect, it was easy to miss — a bit of …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Japanese Bonsai Tree Takes a 10-Year Journey Around the Globe

Conceptual artist Azuma Makoto pushes the boundaries of traditional Japanese flower arrangement, taking his plant and flower designs to entirely new levels. Makoto's 10-year project <i>Shiki: Landscape and Beyond,</i> captures the journey of a Japanese white pine bonsai tree around (and above) the globe. …

Art

Apple clarifies how Wi-Fi Assist handles cellular data usage in iOS 9

Buried deep in the Cellular section of the Settings app in iOS 9 is a new networking feature called Wi-Fi Assist that lets your iPhone use cellular data over Wi-Fi during poor connectivity. Intended to remedy those times when your iPhone gets stuck trying to load data on a weak Wi-Fi connection due …

With Reactions, Facebook Supercharges The Like Button With 6 Empathetic Emoji

In September, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made some waves when he hinted Facebook was working on a way to expand its famous Like button — not by adding the much-fabled “dislike” option, but by making it way more empathetic, expressing sadness and other emotions. Today, Facebook is taking the wraps …

Social Media

Speedafari Is an iOS 9 Content Blocker for Slow Connections

Among the dozens of Content Blockers available for iOS 91 – most of which are based on blocking ads and scripts, often with the same sets of rules – Speedafari strikes me as an ingenious idea, built with a clever interaction in mind.<p>Like some of the more popular Content Blockers, Speedafari can …

App Store

Tim Cook: A back door for the good guys is a back door for the bad guys

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says that encryption is "a must" in today's world. He believes that everyone is coming around to that view. Except, perhaps, the FBI.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I get the sense that the FBI doesn't …

Privacy

These Are the Hidden Costs of Buying That Tesla You Always Wanted

Tuesday I picked up my new Tesla. At least it was new to me.<p>In a fit of <i>relative</i> frugality I purchased a used version of the luxury electric Model S, …

Tesla

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

Typography

Apple's iPhone upgrade program: What you need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks into Apple's new program that lets customers upgrade their iPhone every year. How does it compare with similar plans from the big wireless carriers?<p>Who wouldn't want a new iPhone every year?<p>Apple's newly announced iPhone Upgrade Program …

Mobile Technology

Make your MacBook chime like an iPhone when you plug it in to charge

The iPhone and iPad have made a cute little chime noise when plugged it into charge since their inception, but the Mac has no such noise as it uses the MagSafe light indicators to show charging status. This changed with the new 12-inch Retina MacBook which doesn’t have MagSafe so it uses the iOS …

Photoflow, a beautiful Instagram client for the Mac

Instagram is great on the iPhone. It kind of sucks on the iPad. And it’s nonexistent on the Mac. But Photoflow aims to change the latter.<p>It’s a beautiful new Instagram client, just for the Mac. And while Photoflow won’t ever replace Instagram on your iPhone, it does supplement a lot of the app’s …

How an accidental Siri butt dial saved the life of an 18 year old

The man was working under his truck when it fell on him, trapping him underneath.<p>He called for help, but was alone, and no one could hear him. That's when Siri helped out.<p>The man heard Siri talking in his pocket and was able to "push up on his hip" and call 911. Vanderbilt University Medical …

Siri

The next versions of iOS and OS X will track your flights

Apple has made much ado of Spotlight's smart, info-fetching abilities in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, but one relatively undersold feature might just prove a lifesaver if you or your friends are frequent travelers. Both of the upcoming operating systems include a "flight data detector" that can spot …

Clippy takes on Siri and the world in this amazing music video

Before Cortana, there was Clippy. Clippy and the BSOD are a few of the many legacies associated with Microsoft usually meant to poke fun of the …

It's official: Samsungs are for old people

The Korean company's handsets are most favoured among the over 55s in Britain, while half of millennials own an iPhone<p>Samsung desperately wants to be hip. The Korean company's dominance of the Android market, making it the de facto choice for non-iPhone users, is under threat, as low-cost rivals …

Mobile

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior's Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

Self Proclaimed 'Pickle Wizard' Will Anonymously Send Anyone A Pickle Slice And Creepy Message For $6

The self proclaimed (but highly debatable) Pickle Wizard will anonymously send a single bagged pickle slice and message to anyone in the world for …

Samsung’s marketing VP does a pretty good Job(s)

Samsung has been mercilessly copying Apple’s software, hardware and marketing for years, but the most unoriginal company in tech has taken its copycat ways to an all new level by ripping off Steve Jobs’ signature look.<p>In a recent promotional headshot for his upcoming appearance at the DMEXCO …

A Functional Replica Of The Pulse Rifle From <em>Aliens</em

This is a functional replica of the M-41A pulse rifles from <i>Aliens</i>. It is not for sale and combines a 9mm submachine gun with a short barrel 12-guage …

Wallpapers and Wi-Fi calls galore: All the new treasures in iOS 9 beta 5

The brand-new beta of iOS 9 brings an entirely new set of wallpapers, some welcome improvements to Apple Music and more new treasures. These are some of the most exciting changes yet to Apple’s upcoming mobile operating system (the previous beta brought back Home Sharing and delivered lots of tiny …

iOS 9 finally brings the Wi-Fi feature we’ve wanted for years

Here’s an annoying issue that iPhone users are all too familiar with: You’re surfing the web on a Wi-Fi connection that your device automatically …

Tech Trends