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Watch: Guided video walk-through of the Apple Watch’s most useful features

With the Apple Watch launch just about a week away, consumers will undoubtedly become increasingly curious about some of the device’s more unique …

Apple Watch

Noiseless brings powerful noise reduction to images on your Mac

<b>Macphun Launches Powerful, New, Noise Reduction App, N​oiseless</b><p><i>Advanced algorithms, elegant design, fast, one­click noise reduction pre­sets and</i> …

Tutorials

9to5Toys Last Call: 13″ Retina MacBook Pro $1,060, Parallels/1Password Bundle $80, JBL Pebbles Speakers $25, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p><b>Today’s can’t miss deals:</b><p><i>Last Call Updates:</i><p>13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Mid-2014) 2.6GHz/8GB/128GB $1,060 …

How to Have Siri Read Text to You on iPhone

The Accessibility features on iPhone are useful for those who are visually impaired; but they can also be useful to others, such as those occasions when it might be more convenient to have your iPhone or iPad read to you. Unless you're visually impaired, you may not want to enable VoiceOver via the …

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Awesome MacBook dock looks like it was designed by Apple

LAS VEGAS — Laptop docks aren’t usually the sexiest things in the world, but the latest hardware from Henge Docks could be considered somewhat titillating.<p>Henge’s upcoming horizontal docking station is a beauty. Its sleek, metallic profile looks like an extension of Apple’s unibody MacBook design. …

Follow Our 'Top iOS 8 Tips' Magazine on Flipboard

Due to popular demand, we're publishing the best of our ongoing "Tip of the Day" series as a Flipboard magazine to help you take advantage of all the hidden features of iOS 8. Follow our <i>Top iOS 8 Tips</i> magazine on Flipboard and get regular updates with time-saving tips on everything from Apple Pay …

Samsung 840 Pro 512GB 2.5-inch Solid-State Drive $243 shipped (orig. $500)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Newegg offers the Samsung 840 Pro Series 2.5-inch 512GB SSD for $269.99 shipped. Promo code <b>EMCWWWG35</b> brings it down to <b>$242.99</b> …

Review: Kenu Stance is a must-have miniature iPhone tripod

The Stance compact tripod, Kenu’s latest accessory for iPhone, is one of my favorite gadgets I’ve tried out lately. It’s a tiny, pocketable stand for holding up your iPhone during video recording, FaceTime calling, and more. The Kenu Stance attaches to your iPhone or iPod touch by connecting to the …

The A3 Wallet: Keep Your Currency Protected & Versatile | Cult of Mac Deals

KEEP YOUR ESSENTIALS PROTECTED & ACCESSIBLE<p>The A3 Aluminum Plate Wallet from Obstructures keeps your essentials protected without adding bulk to your butt. Its type 2 black anodized aluminum plates provide <b>RFID security while still being slim, strong and stylish</b>. It's large enough for bi-folded US …

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance.<p>Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned expert, there’s plenty to explore in the latest version of OS X. Wondering how to get started? Here …

Clever app turns iPhone 6 charger into hands-free panorama machine

When Tim Cook unveiled the gorgeously curved edges of the iPhone 6, I thought apps that use the iPhone 5/5s’ flat edges to create hands-free 360° panoramic photos and video, would quickly sink into the App Store abyss, but the minds at Cycloramic have created a brilliant work around, and all you …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

Apps

Our entire Milky Way galaxy is just a dot in this supercluster

Ready to feel small? Our sun is just one of 300 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, which itself is one of many, many other galaxies -- but at least we now know <i>where</i> it is. Astronomers have mapped a "supercluster" of galaxies including the Milky Way and dubbed it Laniakea, or "immeasurable …

Review: Transcend’s JetDrives add whopping 240-960GB SSD to MacBook Air at a great price

See that little $190 daughter card up there^? It houses 240GB of Transcend SSD and it could replace the 64GB or 128GB SSD that came in your MacBook Air in as little as 5 minutes. Even better, Transcend just released larger versions in 480GB and 960GB sizes to blow your SATA III MacBook Air or Pro …

Review: iKettle, the iPhone-controlled kettle for gadget-loving tea drinkers

Any tea drinker will know the experience. You wander into the kitchen to put the kettle on to make tea, wander back to the living-room or office and half an hour later realize you forgot all about it. So the second time you stand there waiting impatiently for it to boil. This is the problem the …

Review: Simplicam, the Dropcam HD competitor that adds face-detection

Home security cameras that send you alerts when they detect movement have been around for a while now. We reviewed Dropcam, one of the better-known names in the business, last October.<p>The problem, though, is that most movement isn’t likely to be of interest – especially if you have pets or are …

Review: Apple wireless keyboard for Logic Pro X from EditorsKeys

There are a few companies that make skins specifically for Apple’s keyboards to add icons for the various shortcuts that pros use daily in apps like Logic Pro and Final Cut. I’ve tried a few in the past, but the benefits never seemed to outweigh the tradeoff of putting a clunky rubber skin over …

How to create and use custom presets in Lightroom Mobile

I can’t tell you how much I love Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile. But like an insatiable lover, I want more. Specifically, I want to add my own presets. LR Mobile ships with a selection of the desktop app’s image presets built in, but unlike the desktop version, you can’t save your own settings as a …

Quick Look: Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

The Belkin WeMo Insight isn’t an iPad-specific accessory — its companion app is really designed for the iPhone — but I’ve been using it across both of my iOS devices anyway. The WeMo Insight is part of Belkin’s WeMo suite of home automation accessories, and the Insight works like an AC adapter that …

Launch Center Pro 2.3 Extends iOS Automation – MacStories

Released today on the App Store, Launch Center Pro 2.3 is a major update to Contrast's app launcher and automation tool for iOS that further enhances integration with online services, improves how actions are built and triggered, and that refines several aspects of an app that's become a key piece …

Apps

Wacom Introduces the Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad – MacStories

Club MacStories offers exclusive access to <b>extra MacStories content</b>, delivered every week; it's also a way to support us directly.<p>Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for your devices and get the most out of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Plus, it's made in Italy.<p>Starting at $5/month, …

Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Smart Keypad adds convenient number pad/calculator in Apple design for $35

Santechi released a new Bluetooth keypad today that sports a similar look and feel to Apple’s aluminum wireless keyboard. The keypad works alongside any existing Bluetooth keyboard to give you access to a full number pad that doubles as a calculator at the press of a button. You can get it now on …