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Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Tutorials

Hands-on with Apple’s new Schoolwork app on iPad [Gallery]

At its education-focused event in Chicago last month, Apple showcased a new app called Schoolwork. Essentially, Schoolwork is Apple’s take on a classroom management app, allowing teachers to assign tasks to students and for students view those assignments and submit their work.<p>Schoolwork is slated …

How to Add, Remove, and Rearrange Menu Bar Icons in macOS

The macOS menu bar is a great place for quickly accessing system and application functions using menu extras or "menulets", but it can get cluttered pretty quickly as more and more icons vie for a space there.<p>If the corner of your Mac's screen is fast becoming an eyesore, here are some quick and …

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Air Travel

How to rip and digitize your Blu-ray collection

Freed from their plastic prisons, your Blu-ray movies can follow you to any device, anywhere, while looking and sounding as pristine as ever.We've …

Televisions

Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

Safari for iPhone and iPad is an incredibly capable mobile web browser despite its simple, straightforward user interface. It is the browser of choice on iOS — in large part because it is the one pre-installed — but very few people know everything you can do with Safari.<p>Much of Safari’s advanced …

Operating Systems

Free tool makes wirelessly backing up iOS devices a breeze

Backing up your iOS devices can be a pain — but not if you have iMazing Mini, a smart yet simple new tool from DigiDNA that makes backups a breeze.<p>It not only gives you more control over your data, but it can perform backups wirelessly on a schedule that suits you. It also has a whole bunch of …

Best paid apps for Mac

The Mac App Store is big, but you don't have to buy <i>all</i> the apps — just these!The Mac App Store has a wealth of content to help you find the right …

Subscription service lets you binge on 60-plus Mac apps

The way Mac users get apps is about to become a lot more like Netflix, thanks to a service launching today called Setapp.<p>Created by the folks at MacPaw, Setapp is a new app subscription service that provides Mac users with an alternative way to try and buy apps instead of going through the Mac App …

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp Assistant [Video]

If you’re interested in installing Windows 10 on your Mac’s internal drive, you can easily do so by means of Microsoft’s Windows 10 ISO download and the macOS Boot Camp Assistant. The installation can be a little time consuming, but it is by no means difficult. Check out our full video walkthrough …

Windows 10

9 Design tips to give your book a professional finish

Cathy Hunt, of iPad Art Room, is here to provide some effective design principles for making ebooks with Book Creator.<p>Many people know how to write a …

New Google App Instantly Digitizes Your Old Photos

It's called Photoscan.<p>Google wants to make digitizing your old photo prints as easy as opening an app.<p>The PhotoScan app for iPhones and Android phones will use the phone's camera to capture an old photo in four sections and stitch them together, much like a panorama shot. Google says this approach …

How the iPad is changing the way we learn

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future<p>“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” So said Steve Jobs in 1996 - …

Education

Stop streaming videos and start downloading them with this Mac app [Deals]

Streaming videos has opened up a whole new way to enjoy TV shows and movies, but when the connection drops so does the fun. We used to videotape and DVR our favorite content, but in the streaming age you need something more like Movie Sherlock Pro. It lets you easily stockpile movies, shows, …

Live video minus Facebook equals Alively

SMS is terrible, yet it’s still the way more than half of video gets shared on mobile. Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to turn everyone into famous broadcasters when most people just want to show close friends what they’re up to.<p>That’s why Facebook’s product manager for Live, Vadim Lavrusik, defected …

How to Manage and Edit the Mailboxes on your iPad

The most widely used email client on iOS is the default Apple Mail app. Sure there are other email apps out there that are much more feature rich and great to use. However, the masses typically go with default programs that come pre-installed in their devices. In addition, if you aren’t the type of …

Salivating over Apple’s latest, greatest laptops? Sell your old MacBook to us first.

Got your eye on one of Apple’s latest super-sexy MacBooks? Wipe the drool from your chin, and sell your old MacBook to us — even if it fell off a bridge.<p>You could go through the sketchy and time-consuming process of selling your computer on Craigslist, but good luck if it’s in less than mint …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

iPhone

What to do if your iPad screen is frozen or won’t turn on

After years of experience using multiple platforms and devices, there’s one thing I’ve learned–screens on mobile devices freeze and/or becomes unresponsive every once in a while. There are various reasons this can happen. Sometimes you might be using an older iPad or iPhone with the most recent …

How to Transfer Content from an iPad to a new Device

Every time you make the decision to update an older iPad and purchase a new one of your first considerations is how we you can seamlessly transfer your current data to a new device without fail. When approaching this process you have two choices in how to proceed. You can either use iCloud or …

How to record and display active demonstrations on your iPad screen

With its large display, the iPad is a great demonstrative and teaching tool–especially in the classroom. However, there may be times you find yourself trying to describe a procedure, or possibly where to locate a hidden iOS feature, and the person you need to share this information with is not in …

Deals: The Full Stack iOS 9 School at 80% off

Today’s featured deal is great for all those interested in learning how to design, prototype and develop iOS Apps. Now with the Full Stack iOS 9 School you can learn on your schedule with online classes, and a supportive forum full of answers. With today’s special offer you can sign up now and …

5 Design Tools to Help You Build Your App

In 2015, one of the biggest maker trends we saw on <b>Product Hunt</b> was the creation of tools to help people make it easier to build and market their …

Remix OS—a multitasking, windowed Android OS—can now run on your PC

An "alpha" build of the OS for a generic PC is available for download.<p>Jide's Remix OS—a... well, <i>remixed</i> version of Android that is more suitable for …

Linux

How to hide stock iPhone app icons in iOS 9, jailbreak-free

Here’s a nifty trick for anyone looking to remove stock iOS applications, like Reminders, Weather, or even Stocks itself, from an iPhone handset …

Here Is A Good Tool for Creating Interactive Maps

November 6, 2015<br>Mapme is an interesting web tool that allows you to create interactive maps to share with others. You can add as much content to your …

Scrivener 2 | TNW Deals

<i>Below are details for the Mac version only.</i> Ever tried writing a novel in Microsoft Word? Trust us, you don't want to. That's why writing professionals around the world use Scrivener, the word processor and project management tool that stays with you from your first, unformed idea all the way …

Scrivener

10 Common iOS 9 Problems & How to Fix Them

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners continue to struggle with iOS 9 problems as we push into 2017. With that mind, we want to show you how to fix …