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Review: iOttie’s iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge more than just your iPhone

Wireless chargers are a dime a dozen nowadays, with a slew of companies attempting to hop on the bandwagon now that Apple has rolled out Qi support to its latest iPhone models. In the past, we’ve taken a look at options from companies like Aukey, Nomad, and many more.<p>Now, popular accessory maker …

Gear & Gadgets

A Lesser Known Lightroom Feature That'll Help Keep Your Photos Organized

If you come home with a lot of images from one shoot, trying to organize them all can be quite the undertaking. Luckily, Lightroom has some helpful …

Tutorials

Simply drag and drop music, videos and photos onto your iPhone with Waltr 2 [Deals]

When you want to move files among your Mac and iOS devices, you probably use iTunes. But Apple’s software isn’t always cooperative, especially if your files need converting. Luckily, there’s another option that skips all the fuss.<p>Waltr 2 is basically a drag-and-drop file manager. Designed for …

Headaches

How to rip and save audio from YouTube videos with your iPhone

YouTube isn’t just for video. Lots of folks use it to post audio files, only they gum up the songs with slideshows so they can upload them to the video-publishing service. There are all kinds of apps that let you convert a YouTube video back into an MP3, but today we’re going to see how to convert …

Apps

ToothFairy Mac utility for AirPods updated with macOS Mojave Dark Mode, more

ToothFairy is a Mac utility app that makes connecting to AirPods and other Bluetooth accessories as easy as a menu bar icon click or even a keyboard shortcut. The latest version of ToothFairy for Mac adds support for Dark Mode in macOS Mojave ahead of its official release (seen above) as well as …

App Store

You can now stream Xbox One games to iOS with OneCast

You can now enjoy Xbox One games anywhere around your home by streaming them to your iOS devices.<p>OneCast, the app that lets you stream Xbox One games to your Mac, just landed on iPhone and iPad. It supports super-sharp 1080p video and promises great performance with “extremely low” lag.<p>One of Xbox …

Windows 10

Netflix trailer for 'Maniac' shows a drug trial gone off the rails

Netflix's high-profile <i>Maniac</i> series is no longer quite so mysterious. The streaming service has posted a full trailer for the dark comedy that reveals just what Owen (Jonah Hill) and Annie (Emma Stone) endure when the strange pharmaceutical trial goes haywire. Dr. Mantelray (Justin Theroux) is …

Entertainment

How to Use the Transform Tool in Lightroom to “Transform” Your Photos

If you’re not familiar with the Transform tool in Lightroom or if you just need a quick brush up on it, Toronto, Canada-based software expert Lucy …

Tutorials

Turn your old iPad into a photo frame for $2

Got an old tablet lying around? I'm a huge fan of repurposing it into a full-time digital photo frame. (Indeed, it's at the top of my list of new uses for old tablets.)<p>I say this as someone who's owned an actual, dedicated photo frame for years -- one that cost around $150 when I bought it. I love …

Gear & Gadgets

Malwarebytes comes to iOS w/ scam call blocking, spam text filtering, web protection & more

Long-time Mac security software Malwarebytes is making its iOS debut this month with the release of a new all-in-one security app for iOS users.<p>Thanks to our sponsor Malwarebytes, we’re giving away 50 codes to users that download the new app. Enter your email below and download the app for a chance …

iOS Apps

Shot Designer, the scene planning tool for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows

Considered an excellent tool for planning scenes fast, Shot Designer creates full-blown diagrams in seconds, animates characters and cameras, and …

Apps

14 Apps Recommended By PR Professionals

Apps were created to make our lives easier and more organized, and in many ways they do. Apps help to make work more efficient, and this is especially true for public relations, where there’s a constant juggling of clients, clips and collaboration.<p>We asked members of the Forbes Agency Council for …

Public Relations

How to make a website that fits inside its own link

Quick question: If you wanted to publish a quick one-page website right now, how would you do it? You’d either put it up on a service like Tumblr, or you’d have to register a domain name, find a host, and Zzzzzzzz. But what if you could just create that web page, then zip it up into its own link? …

Ten Tips to Become a Better Retoucher

When you are starting out in photography, establishing a retouching workflow is one of the best things you can do. This video provides 10 steps to …

Pocket-sized breath analyzer promises to hack your metabolism

Figuring out the perfect weight-loss diet might soon become as easy as breathing into a tiny breath analyzer.<p>Lumen, a digital health and wellness company, revealed its debut product that connects a pocket-sized breathalyzer to your iPhone to see measure your metabolism. The app delivers …

How to fix stuck MacBook and MacBook Pro keybaord

It can be a frustrating experience to have the butterfly keyboard become unresponsive due to dust and other seemingly tiny debris. While it’s great that Apple introduced a service program to fix affected keyboards for free, would you like to try to fix your stuck keys at home? Follow along …

If you own a Nintendo Switch, you need to play Captain Toad

An adorable puzzle game gets a second chance<p>The failure of the Wii U has been a boon for the Nintendo Switch. While the Wii U was far from successful commercially, it was the home to some of Nintendo’s most inventive games ever. Slowly, the company has been porting the best releases to its new …

This USB-C dongle adds Bluetooth audio to the Nintendo Switch

Want another option for using wireless headphones with your Nintendo Switch? Maybe take a look at the Kickstarter for Genki, then. It's a $39 USB-C Bluetooth dongle for Nintendo's hybrid console. You can pair two headsets to it, if you'd like, and apparently the whole setup shouldn't add much too …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

How to use a blank home screen on iPad, and why you’ll love it

What’s on your main iPad home screen? Is it organized so that you can find your most-used apps quickly? Or have you decided to arrange the icons by color? Or divided up the grid by adding a row of blank spaces? Those are pretty neat ideas, but today I’m going to suggest you do something even more …

Review: G-Technology’s R-Series is an affordable, super-rugged USB-C portable SSD

It doesn’t seem that long since we had a choice to make when it came to external drives: we could opt for spinning metal drives if we wanted high capacities at affordable prices, or SSD if we wanted fast transfer speeds, were willing to compromise on capacity and were prepared to pay the …

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

Generate Export LUTs (Lookup Table) from any photo!

In his previous LUTs for photoshop tutorial our official collaborator Moe Zainal showed you how to use LUTs in photoshop in addition to downloading …

Filmstro releases over 1,000 tracks of free music to use in your YouTube videos

Filmstro is something of a unique service when it comes to music. With plugins for both Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, you can pick your music and …

Adobe’s new all-in-one video-editing tool will work across devices

Adobe is working on a new video-editing product called Project Rush that brings three tools -- Premiere Pro, Audition and After Effects -- together in one place. With Project Rush, you'll be able to edit the color of your videos, improve the sound quality, build a title sequence, add some stock …

Adobe Scan iOS app can now scan business cards to Contacts with 99% accuracy

Sharing contacts between phones doesn’t yet seem to have taken over from handing out business cards, but if you want to keep things paperless there are a number of apps that allow you to scan a card and save it to your contacts.<p>Most require some kind of manual edit, however, particularly when it …

How to add your own iOS 12 Siri Shortcuts right now

Siri Shortcuts are the iOS way to automate actions you do over and over. The WWDC 2018 keynote gave an examples of chaining together a bunch of these actions into one shortcut — order your favorite “coffee,” and give you directions to work, or switch on the lights at home <i>one whole hour before you</i> …

Fallout Shelter now available for FREE on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch + more

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>After last night’s incredible Bethesda E3 2018 showcase, and Microsoft’s before that, the iconic publisher announced Fallout …

20 Surprising Things Queen Elizabeth II Owns

On June 9, 2018, Queen Elizabeth II will be feted as part of Trooping the Colour, an event that has marked the official birthday of the reigning …

How to add Apple Music albums to your Home screen

Do you have an album or a playlist that you listen to over and over? Or maybe you have kids, and all they ever want to listen to is that Abba record you hate, again and again. And AGAIN. Are you sick of firing up Apple music and searching around for that record every time you want to play it? Well …