Tim Schafer

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How to play retro arcade games on your Apple TV

Want to play your <i>Mega Man 2</i> ROM on your new fourth-generation Apple TV? How about <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i>?<p>It’s a ton of fun to play classic console arcade games, especially if you have a few ROMs lying around on your hard drive and would like to play them on the big screen.<p>Here’s how to get your new …

Smart TV

16 Sci-Fi Things To Look Forward To in 2016

From comics to movies to TV to books, here's what lies ahead in the next year for science fiction and fantasy.<p>2015 wasn't too shabby when it came to sci-fi, but there are great things ahead in 2016. Here are just a few of the things you have to look forward to in 2016 (and there's plenty more we …

Downwell, Paper and other awesome apps of the week

How do weekends go by so quickly? It’s already halfway through the end-of-week break but — don’t worry — we’ve got the app hookup you need, whether you’re planning on a lazy game-playing Sunday, or a day of out-and-about photo-snapping action.<p>What have we picked as the best apps of the past seven …

Apps

iPhone case adds e-ink to its backside

We want our iPhone case to look pretty and protect our investment. Beyond that, we ask nothing of it.<p>One technology company wants its case to do a little more, though. OAXIS is launching a case that also serves as a second screen, an e-ink display that gives you time, allows you to receive …

eReaders

Pointers: Getting Things Done with Apple Gear - Conclusion

It's a big job, Getting Things Done. David Allen's clever system takes effort but it actually works and despite all the work you have to put into it, …

Productivity

Shelf-size stereo delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo that just sits on a shelf at home.<p>That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo …

Audiophile

Maxwell EP0 Electric Bike

The electronic bike market has been stunted by some big problems. E-bikes are heavy, bulky, and most are pretty ugly. The Maxwell EPO Electric Bike …

How to install beta software on a separate partition

Itching to run the latest macOS beta, but don’t want to upgrade your primary Mac installation with a beta release? You’d be wise to carefully …

How to Create a Windows 10 Installer USB Drive from Mac OS X

Windows 10 is able to run on all modern Mac hardware in a dual boot environment thanks to Boot Camp. If you’re aiming to run Windows alongside OS X …

Operating Systems

How to Copy an ISO to a USB Drive from Mac OS X with dd

If you have downloaded an ISO image of another operating system, say Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10, and you wish to turn that ISO image file into a …

Operating Systems

Ztylus Metal: A Clever Camera Case

With a name like Ztylus, I was expecting a stylus, but instead Ztylus gave me the <b>Ztylus Metal Camera Kit ($114.95)</b> to try, which includes an iPhone case and 4-in-1 revolver lens. I came away impressed.<p>I liked the Ztylus Metal's rugged, rubberized case and how easy it is to attach the clever …

Cameras

Early look at Windows 10 on the new Retina MacBook says it runs better than OS X

One of the first people to try Windows 10 on the new Retina MacBook says that it actually runs more smoothly than OS X. The comment was made by Computer Science major Alex King, who tried upgrading his Boot Camp installation of Windows 8.1 to the preview of Windows 10.<p>Here’s the real kicker: it’s …

Windows 10

Snake Rewind and other awesome apps you might have missed this week

Apps

Review: Kenu Airframe+ The Portable Car Mount for the iPhone 6 Plus

Rating: 4.5/5<p>While most of my iPhone 6 Plus usage is either right at my desk, or in my home, (I work from home, so…), I do find myself using my …

The 10 Best Beers You've Probably Never Heard Of

When it comes to beer, we like what we like. If you're not into hoppy beers, chances are you will never order an IPA. And if sweet beer makes you mad, you'd probably rather die than drink a Blue Moon. But that doesn't mean that you should drink the same beer every day -- no matter how much you love …

How to Use Emacs, an Excellent Clojure Editor

Chapter 2<p>On your journey to Clojure mastery, your editor will be your closest ally. I highly recommend working with Emacs, but you can, of course, …