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Diskus Portable MFI Apple Watch Charger (video)

ThanoTech have created a new portable MFI Apple Watch charger called Diskus, which is small enough to slip into your pocket yet powerful enough to …

Gear & Gadgets

OS X Preview: Clipping Out Backgrounds Using Instant Alpha

If you’ve ever tried to create graphics on your Mac (and you don’t know Photoshop), you may have run across the problem of an image being set on a …

This app lets you test out tattoos before you commit to permanent ink

Virtual reality has (justifiably) been the biggest story in the tech world over the past few weeks. Oculus launched the Rift, HTC launched the Vive …

Entering usernames and passwords just got much easier on the Apple TV

Thanks to the addition of dictation in tvOS 9.2, you can now use your voice to enter text on the newest Apple TV.<p>When the new Apple TV launched last fall, the biggest complaint users had was the inability to easily enter text. Most notably, entering user names and passwords using the onscreen …

Smart TV

Angry Birds creator Rovio brings ToonsTV family video channel to new Apple TV

Rovio may be best known for their successful Angry Birds mobile game franchise, however, the Finland-based company has branched out into other …

Apple Releases New 'Classroom' for iPad

Apple has released a new 'Classroom' app for the iPad.<p><i>Classroom turns your iPad into a powerful teaching assistant, helping a teacher guide students</i> …

Teaching

Here, the live audio listening system, gets an Apple Watch app

Here, the in-ear system that lets you live tune the audio around you, has today announced the launch of an Apple Watch app.<p>The company, Doppler Labs, originally launched with Dubs, mechanical ear plugs meant to help lower the volume (but maintain the quality) of live music. Shortly after, Doppler …

Vulnerability Spotlight: Apple OS X Graphics Kernel Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Threat Research<p>Talos Group - March 22, 2016 - 0 Comments<p><i>Piotr Bania of Cisco Talos is credited with the discovery of this vulnerability.</i><p>Cisco Talos, in conjunction with Apple’s security advisory issued on Mar 22, is disclosing the discovery of a local vulnerability in the communication …

How-To: Set up and use Bluetooth keyboards with the fourth-gen Apple TV and tvOS 9.2

Apple yesterday officially released tvOS 9.2 to the public. The update includes a variety of new features, such as folder support, Siri Remote dictation, iCloud Photo Library, and more. One thing that was added, however, that was originally expected to be included when the fourth-gen Apple TV …

Smart TV

The Best Video Editor for iPhone

The iPhone doesn’t have a shortage of video editing apps. In fact, there’re so many it’s almost impossible to choose among them. But when it comes to …

Get touchscreen on your notebook!

Every AirBar sensor has two vertical lines that should line up with the left and right edges of the screen. There are magnetic stickers affixed to …

Touchscreens

How to Prioritize (and Delete) Wifi Networks in OS X

OS X lets you take command of all the wifi networks your laptop has logged in its memory, so your machine won’t try and connect to the next-door …

Hide the Menu Bar in OS X El Capitan for a True Full-Screen Experience

If you’re busy exploring everything that OS X El Capitan has to offer, one of the smaller new features that you might not have come across yet is the …

Serif's Adobe Photoshop rival Affinity Photo gets a major update

Serif took a bold gamble with its Affinity series, producing brand new professional level Mac applications for photographers and designers, in the …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Pebble Time watches can reply to texts on iOS (if you're on AT&T)

Some Pebble users that link their smartwatch to an iPhone will now be able to reply to text messages straight through their devices. We say "some," because this is a beta release, and the feature's available to a pretty limited number of people for now. To be able to access the capability, you must …

Apple Watch Just Got a Major Health and Fitness Upgrade

Endorphin junkies, rejoice! Fifteen apps—for everything from running and yoga to weight loss—are now available on the Apple Watch<p>If you weren't …

Difference between round and square shaped Apple Watch notification icons explained

Displaying notifications is one of the main features of the Apple Watch. Not many people know that the Watch displays two types of notification …

Enable Siri On Apple TV 4 In Unsupported Countries, Here's How

We recently shared with you the reason behind the new Apple TV only supporting Siri in certain countries, with the fact that it needed extra training …

Hack makes new Apple TV run native tvOS browser

A new hack by Dutch developer jvanakker makes the fourth-generation Apple TV run a native tvOS web browser despite the fact that Apple’s operating …

How to watch BBC iPlayer on Apple TV

Last month, an open source app called Auntie Player was released to access on demand programs from the BBC. This app can be sideloaded on an Apple TV …

Smart TV

How to remove devices you no longer own from 'Text Message Forwarding'

Earlier on the site we have discussed the ‘Text Message Forwarding‘ feature of iOS, that allows users to forward text messages or SMS from their …

Review: take a Quick Look inside OS X installer packages with Suspicious Package for Mac

I download apps for my Mac from the Mac App Store whenever possible. Going through the Mac App Store gives me a piece of mind knowing Apple screens …

How to go into and exit Split View multitasking mode from within Mission Control on your Mac

macOS has a nifty little productivity boost that makes it both easy and fun to run two apps side-by-side in your Mac’s native full-screen mode.<p>This …

Apps

Runkeeper's new Apple Watch app lets you jog phone-free

The Apple Watch got a lot more useful with WatchOS 2.0, an update that let developers write apps that can run natively on the Watch without the need for your iPhone. Runkeeper's latest app update enables exactly that -- you can now use the Apple Watch to track a workout without needing to bring …

Bulb Adapter Lets You Control Home Lighting with Your iPhone

Along with the CommandKit App, Incipio’s <b>Wireless Smart Light Bulb Adapter($39.99)</b> allows you to control the lighting in your house straight from your iPhone. Incipio boasts little set-up required, with the adapter itself connecting to Wi-Fi. The Bulb Adapter supports dimming, Siri voice commands, …

Home Automation

IK Multimedia Releases iRig Mic Lav - Broadcast Audio Goes Mobile

IK Multimedia has announced that it is shipping its <i>iRig Mic Lav</i>, a compact, chainable and professional-quality lavalier microphone with built-in …

How to move files in Mac without creating duplicates using keyboard shortcut

OS X is a fairly simple to use operating system that lets you conveniently perform your day to day task without much effort. However there are a few …

Home is an app that fills a void Apple left in its HomeKit framework

Apple’s HomeKit framework gets a lot of attention, but there’s no forward-facing app from Apple. Home, an app from developer Matthias Hochgatterer, might be just what you’re looking for.<p>HomeKit is Apple’s reach into your ‘smart’ home, but it’s just a framework. It allows third-party OEMs to link …

Home Automation

Fix a Missing Camera Icon on iPhone After iOS Update

A handful of iPhone users have discovered their Camera app icon has gone missing after updating iOS to the latest version. Why the Camera …

Operating Systems