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Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

9 weird ways to turn your iPhone or iPad into a music machine

If there’s one thing we humans like to do, it’s make music. Seriously, we’ve been doing it since prehistoric times, so it’s no big surprise that we’d find many ways to bring music to our latest tool: the iPhone and iPad.<p>While there are a ton of different ways to play or make music on your iOS …

11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …

Alcohol

Best iPhone and iPad apps of July

We're back with the latest and greatest iPhone and iPad apps that launched in the last month. There are some big-name games and surprising utilities …

Widgets finally land on iOS 8 in this Control Center concept

The icon-tiled interface of iOS could use more than just a flat facelift from Jony Ive to feel more modern and even though jailbreakers have enjoyed widgets for years, maybe it’s time Apple added them in Control Center.<p>This iOS 8 concept from Ryan Gilsdorf envisions widgets coming to iOS 8 through …

Widgets

5 fantastic free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

When it comes to smartphone platforms, there’s plenty to enjoy on iOS and Android alike. The “iPhone vs. Android” debate is obviously a heated one …

17 of the Best iOS Apps From March

On the hunt for some of the better new apps to arrive for iOS over the past month? Your search is over. Here’s 17 of the best to hit the App Store in March.<p>WeTransfer<p>WeTransfer, the service for sending large files across the Web, launched its first iOS app this month, as it looks to expedite the …

HTC One (M8) vs. iPhone 5s

<b>Update</b>: <i>We've now published our</i> hands-on look at these two phones.<p>Size<p>There's nothing close about this category. The HTC One (M8) is 18 percent …

Oculus Rift reactions: fear, laugher and lots of falling over

From gasps of wonder to embarrassing falls, here are some of users' hilarious reactions to using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for the first time<p>Oculus, which got going thanks to a Kickstarter campaign less than two years ago, has just been snatched up by Facebook for $2 billion …

Virtual Reality

Hennessey gets patriotic with Venom GT “World’s Fastest Edition”

Last month, the Hennessey Performance (HPE) Venom GT skidded into the record books when it hit over 270 mph at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape …

Diamond Armor bullet-proof suit provides stylish protection for a cool US$3.2 million

Given its unorthodox features, it's not surprising that the Diamond Armor is a collaborative effort involving several companies. The bullet-proof …

Theme Thursday: Inversify, Ayza, VectrOS and more

It is quite impressive that even as this eighth edition of Theme Thursday has come upon us, there are still a number of quality Winterboard themes …

Is Luna Calculator The Smart Calculator You've Been Looking For?

Luna Calculator - Simply Smart ($0.99) by Mindarin is a smart calculator for your iPhone. It’s almost like a hybrid of Soulver and Numerical, taking …

Apps

Send notes to OneNote with your Livescribe 3 smartpen

Shortly after the news that OneNote will be free starting today, Livescribe has announced a collaboration which will see its newest smartpen integrate with Microsoft's service. Using the Livescribe+ application, Livescribe 3 owners can now easily send notes, drawings and other stuff to OneNote. …

Playing video games won't turn your kids into zombies – it's good for their brains

The best gaming experiences stimulate the mind and encourage creative thinking, argues Ian Livingstone.<p>When you watch children playing games, do you think that apart from being entertained they are also learning creatively through a process of trial and error and problem-solving, or do you think …

Digital Storm's Vanquish II makes the 'Ultimate' gaming PC affordable

Digital Storm took the wraps off of its new Vanquish II PC today, a desktop gaming rig with a hurricane of features designed to give you a custom-built feel without actually having to assemble your own computer. Prices start at $699 for the"Good" version, which comes with a Core i3 4330 processor, …

Siri guide: everything you should know about Siri

Siri is a personal assistant feature found on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, that allows you to use your voice to control your device. You can use …

Koenigsegg pushes the supercar envelope with 1-megawatt One:1

The One:1 is a sort of 20th birthday celebration for Koenigsegg. Back in 1994, when Swedish sensation Ace of Base was taking the world by storm, a …

Koenigsegg

This nicely done concept video depicts just how thin a bigger iPhone could get

Many designers who take a crack at envisioning Apple’s rumored five-inch iPhone make a rookie mistake by focusing on the screen instead of the …

10 Awesome Graveyards You Must See

While still considered a strange destination on holiday, a growing number of people are seeking out cemeteries to visit. There is an inherent …

Buenos Aires

Hey, GTA V Fans, Got iFruit Envy? Get this iPhone Conversion Kit for $13 - App Saga

Grand Theft Auto is a video game franchise that won’t be easily forgotten in the years to come. Whether it’s the violence, sex, or other scandalous …

Download the new iOS 7 wallpapers now

In addition to unveiling the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c yesterday, Apple also seeded the Golden Master of iOS 7. It should be the final beta we see …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Jackery Air, The Lightweight, High-Power Battery Pack For Your iPhone

I have a few things to say about external iPhone batteries, but we’ll get to that in a second. First, here’s the Jackery battery for the iPhone 5, a backup battery distinguished by being slim, having a nice sleek design, and featuring an absurdly pretentious video promo on the product page.<p>The …

Pimp Your Screen: customize your device with backgrounds, icon skins, app shelves, and more

If you want a new look to make your iOS device look just as good on the inside as it does on the outside, there’s an app for that.<p>Pimp Your Screen is …

WWDC 2013 Spoiler Free Video Stream [Video Posted]

With Apple's 2013 Worldwide Developer's Conference kicking off on Monday, some users are interested in avoiding all of the announcements and waiting until Apple posts the recorded video of the event so as to experience it without already knowing the outcome.<p>For those individuals, we've posted this …

How I created my clean iPhone 5 Home and Lock screens

It seems like every time I post a screenshot of my Lock or Home screen, I’m inundated with tweets, Facebook messages and even the odd Google+ message …

Microsoft recruits Siri to bad-mouth the iPad in new Windows 8 tablet ad

Whatever era you call it, post-PC or simply PC plus, the Mac vs. PC war has ignited once again today. In a fresh Windows 8 ad, Microsoft is directly attacking Apple's iPad on price, an approach it took during the early Vista days with low-priced laptops. It's also doing it in a way that parodies …

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