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Is Tesla’s Model X sun visor design genius, or overkill?

“I’m not sure anyone should have made this car,” Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a press conference just before the debut of the Model X crossover last month.<p>That somewhat unusual remark referred to the features and complexity of the new electric crossover utility vehicle.<p>Musk said Tesla could …

Tesla
Home Automation

How to add f.lux-like screen gamma settings to a non-jailbroken iPhone

<b>Gamma Thingy</b> is a new app available on GitHub from developer Thomas Finch. It allows non-jailbroken iPhone owners running iOS 9 to change their …

Yale Linus Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

Digital locks are some of the most practical smart-home upgrades out there, but a very legitimate concern is whether they just introduce digital vulnerability to the problem of home security.<p>This week Yale Locks & Hardware announced three major products for release in 2016 which they hope will not …

BlackBerry chief shows off Android-powered PRIV in TV interview

BlackBerry’s upcoming PRIV handset isn’t this year’s best kept secret. From briefly showing off the phone’s hardware at MWC back in June, to announcing its name and availability in a recent earnings press release, the Canadian tech company seemingly isn’t too concerned with the device’s secrecy. …

Android News

Drop all the GIFs with this OS X app

GIFs are bite-sized bits of internet awesome. From video clips to meme-based animation, the file format CompuServe begot has survived and thrived in a world where technology is generally tossed aside after a few months. Thanks to GIF keyboards in iOS like the one from Riffsy, the moving-image …

Cook and Colbert discuss Jobs, charity, the iPhone 6s and an Apple Car

Apple CEO Tim Cook has probably never had to fend off a fondue fork aimed at his neck on live television. But he did so with a laugh Monday night while a guest of the CBS Late Show with new host Stephen Colbert.<p>Colbert was marveling at a new rose gold iPhone 6s when he thought to ask Cook, “Did you …

Stephen Colbert

Get a Nifty Apple Watch Screen Saver on Mac OS X

Whether you’re a big fan of the actual Apple Watch itself or not, you have to admit the default watch face screen is rather beautiful and well …

Operating Systems

Watch Netflix together when apart with Showgoers

With this Chrome extension, you can sync Netflix shows with faraway friends.<p>Some nights, you just want to curl up on the couch with someone and watch Netflix. For those nights when your couch and that someone's couch aren't under the same roof, there is Showgoers. It's a Chrome extension that lets …

Microsoft brings Outlook and Translator to your smartwatch

Microsoft has just released a bunch of productivity apps for wearable devices -- nope, not for the Band, but for Android Wear smartwatches and the Apple Watch. First for the Apple Watch is Outlook, which allows you to read full emails and respond with either canned replies or your own through voice …

FocusMotion lets any wearable become your fitness trainer, no matter how obscure the exercise

There are no shortage of fitness wearables on the market, but many of them do roughly the same thing in different packaging: Sleep tracking, motion detecting, heart rate measuring and the like.<p>FocusMotion wants to be the “Siri for understanding human movement,” by offering an SDK that turns any …

Wearable Tech

Oak Pass House

Houses are often designed to stand out. The Oak Pass House by Walker Workshop was designed to blend in. By burying the bedrooms into the hillside and …

The best Mac desk, chair, decor, and peripherals for your home office

Like Apple Watches, home offices are “personal” — the look and furniture that work well for one person might not seem “right” to another. But the unified metal and glass aesthetic of Apple products works really well with modern office furniture, and there are also some iconic decor items Apple …

Storage Ideas

RADIUS Case for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

Video<p>$79 USD<p>By<p>Editor's Rating:<p>4<p>RADIUS is a totally different, all-aluminum case with a unique X brace design. Designed by mod-3, a start-up based in …

Crowd Funding

‘Netflix for Pirates’ just got a lot better: Stream movies in your web browser

“Netflix for Pirates,” aka Popcorn Time, is a very popular movie streaming app that’s available on a bunch of platforms, including iPhone, Android, …

Apple Watch Accessories

On today´s roundup we dig through the first wave of Apple Watch accessories, searching for the best options to safeguard your precious new timepiece, …

Smartwatches

Shuffle’s New iPhone App Lets You Create Disposable Phone Numbers…And Emails, Too

A new mobile app called Shuffle has launched a simple utility that lets you create additional, disposable phone numbers you can use to call or text as well as receive voicemail through, right from your iPhone. The app is a competitor to longtime favorite Burner, which has, for some time, offered …

FileMaker at 30: A look at one of the Mac's most successful apps

FileMaker celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. FileMaker has seen a lot of changes along the way, but it remains one of the Mac's most …

You Can Now Use Your iPad or iPhone as a Secondary Touch Screen Display for Windows

Duet Display has been updated with support for using the iPad as a secondary display for Windows computers. To celebrate the occasion, the app is 40% …

Finally, you can play Cards Against Humanity online

<i>UPDATE: 6:00 p.m. ET, March 11: The creator of CardsAgainstOriginality.com told Mashable that the site is running slower than usual. It is updating</i> …

Apple Brings Photos App To The OS X Public Beta Program

Apple has launched the preview software of its upcoming Photos app for OS X in the public beta channel, using its new AppleSeed program that invites members of the general public to test Apple’s major software releases before they become more widely available. The Photos app debuted in the …

Beta Testing

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding SSDs to older Mac Pros, Mac minis, and non-Retina MacBooks. Today’s guide looks at the <b>easiest SSD</b> …

Computer Hardware

Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …

Magic Is A Startup That Promises To Bring You Anything — If You’re Willing To Pay For It

Get sushi on a boat, a tiger at your door, or make your parking ticket vanish into thin air. An ambitious new startup says it will let you text for anything you want (and they do mean anything) as long as it’s legal, and it will magically come to you.<p>Just text 408-596-5017 and Magic, a texting …

SlatePro Personal TechDesk

Practically anyone can make good use of the SlatePro Personal TechDesk, both for casual and professional purpose. It’s a work desk design which …

Crowd Funding

Pay $12, Get 9 Star Wars Games

The latest Humble Bundle promotion, which went up today, is one of the best in recent memory.<p>Pay $12 and you get nine Star Wars games, including titles such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and Star Wars: Battlefront II.<p>Here's a breakdown of what's …

Star Wars: Battlefront

Reflector Mirrors Your iOS Screen To A Mac, PC Or Android Device

Windows/Mac/Android: If you want to show off your iPhone or iPad screen, typically you need an Apple TV. Reflector puts your iOS screen on a Mac, PC …

What you should know before flying a drone in the UK

Drones used to be scary, specialist equipment reserved for the military and dystopian sci-fi novels. But now they're everywhere. Companies have worked out how to make these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) cheap and reasonably easy to fly, enticing a whole new wave of amateur pilots. Whether you …

Gorgeous neo-retro Mac Neue redesigns original Apple Mac as thin, metal silhouette

Beautiful renderings from German site Curved/labs depict a stunning metallic ode to Apple’s original Macintosh computer. While acknowledging the enhanced functionality of Apple’s latest computers, such as the Retina iMac, Curved/labs suggests that the company often neglects its own design history …

MacBook Air