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Scanner Pro 7 Adds OCR and Workflows

Scanning apps have become a big category on iOS. There are a lot of great options and the quality and diversity of the category creates a healthy competitive atmosphere that means frequent updates and innovations, which are great for customers. Today, Readdle launched version 7 of Scanner Pro, …

Apps

iPad Air 2 Review: Why the iPad Became My Main Computer – MacStories

Last week, I came across Kyle Vanhemert's story for Wired about the iPad and pondered, with a bit of fascination and surprise, his conclusion that “nobody knows what the iPad is good for anymore”. In particular, two arguments from the piece stood out to me.<p>First, Vanhemert argues that iPhone …

IPad Air

Wearable Marvel Sleeping Bags Prep You For Some Really Heroic Dreams

If you've never seen or heard of the Selk'bag wearable sleeping bags before, you're getting up to speed at the perfect time. You can think of them as …

Easy iOS 8 hack lets you stream almost any torrent to your iPhone

Popcorn Time makes it ridiculously easy to “freely” stream almost any movie you want to your iOS device, but unless you have a jailbroken iOS device, actually getting it on the iPhone 6 is impossible, unless you know of a little loophole that allows you to install the banned app.<p>Adventurous iPhone …

10 Apps That Will Help You Sleep Better

We've all heard it before — the general rule of thumb is that a good night's sleep consists of about seven to eight hours. But with late-night work, …

Top 10 Tips For Sleeping in the Heat

The brain needs to be a fraction of a degree cooler than the rest of the body to achieve optimal sleep. If you're too hot this can stop you getting …

Top 10

If Humans Shed So Much Dead Skin, How Are Tattoos Permanent?

Your body is constantly throwing off dead skin cells—a million every day. So how come tattoos don't fall off with them? It turns out, your body's …

Voilà! Popular multilingual translation app iTranslate now available for Mac

The popular translation app iTranslate is now available for Mac as well as iOS. That's right: iTranslate for Mac is here. Taking advantage of the …

The Magical Tech Behind Paper For iPad’s Color-Mixing Perfection

By Chris Dannen9 minute Read<p>Colors can inspire mood, convey attitude, or create instant associations in people’s minds, making it a powerful tool for …

iPad Mini

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

How an iOS App and IFTTT Channel Could Help Secure Your Home

Manything, a cloud-based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app today which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel.<p>Announced today, the new app allows users to …

The World's 19 Weirdest Hangover Remedies

Hope you had fun last night. Now it's time to kick that hangover, whatever it takes. Okay, well, maybe not the Sicilian method.<p>Whether you find the …

Silicone Pads Make Everything Stick To Your Fridge, Not Just Magnets

We've probably all seen those silicone pads that promise to keep your smartphone or sunglasses from sliding off your dashboard while driving. But a …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

A New App Called Moment Shows You How Addicted You Are To Your iPhone

Some of us jokingly say that we’re addicted to our iPhones. A newly released app called Moment will show us just how true that statement may be. Designed to promote a healthier balance between our real lives and those lived through the small screens of our digital devices, Moment tracks how much …

3 New Ideas For Finding Lost Planes

A floating black box and more<p>As the weeks-long search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has demonstrated, the tools currently used to find lost aircraft are badly in need of updating. When an airplane crashes at sea, it can be torn apart and separated across the vastness of the ocean, with currents …

Airplanes

Simple Invention For Sealing Gunshot Wounds Gets FDA Approval

The XStat syringe stops bleeding in 15 seconds using tiny sponges.<p>The pocket-sized XStat, a hemorrhage-stopping invention we wrote about in February, yesterday received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a first-of-its-kind medical dressing. This means that the U.S. Army, which …

Boat Blade

The blade in a boat engine is sharp enough to hurt sea creatures and humans, alike. Weeds and plants too can wreck it. The Air Booster is a redesign …

Keyboard Shortcuts For iOS 7 Apps – MacStories

The list is a work in progress and will be regularly updated. Apps will be listed in alphabetical order with links to their website, full documentation (if any), and iTunes page. If you know of any iOS app that supports keyboard shortcuts, please let me know.<p>The following shortcuts will work with …

Web Development

LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD

LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD: The ultimate tech choice. Debating on which HDTV technology to buy? Debate no longer. OK, not too much longer.<p><b>Updated November 2013!</b><p>In television technology trifecta of LED LCD, plasma, and LCD, which comes out on top? The subject of countless debates and diatribes, the …

Televisions

Five ways to set up and optimize the Leap Motion Controller

Before you draw midair masterpieces, or flick bricks with your finger, find out which settings and best-practices optimize the Leap Motion Controller for speed, accuracy, and ergonomics.<p>For most computer tasks, nothing beats the good ol' keyboard and mouse. But the Leap Motion Controller is here, …

Virtual Reality

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Take A Good Look At Apple’s New iOS 7 With These Early Screenshots

iOS 7 was announced today officially at WWDC 2013, and it brings a lot of visual changes to Apple’s mobile OS, plus a host of new features and functionality as well. The official release is still a few months off, but one enterprising developer, Brian Roizen, has posted a fairly extensive …

How to Chill a Beer With a Slingshot

Slingshots aren't just good for firing toilet brushes and Oreos: with a little thought, you can even use one to cool a beer.<p>Everyone's favorite …

How Sunscreen Works (And Why You're Wrong About It)

Your skin shouldn't look like a package of pork cracklins after spending the day outdoors; that's why we invented sunscreen. However, there's a right …

Why Your Ears Pop (And What to Do If They Don't)

Flying sick was a bad choice. Your congested ears refuse to pop and now you're stuck on a cross-country flight, cruising at 30,000 feet of …

The Real-Life Tony Starks Behind Iron Man 3's Amazing Armor

For as advanced and as lifelike as CGI effects have become over the last decade, physical props are still the bedrock of modern special …