Ever viewed a photograph that partially came to life with motion? These so-called “cinemagraphs” are a relatively recent innovation that typically require hours of painstaking effort for deceptively simple results, but can now be created within minutes. Cinemagraph Pro allows Mac users to import QuickTime movies and turn them into a breathtaking “living photos.”
[Advertorial] Back in June during the annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced something that sounded like music to the mobile developers' ears: A brand new, simplified programming language called Swift. If you've been itching to learn how to code for mobile, there's never been a better time. Pre-order a course on the new language in our Deals tab and you'll get an iOS 7 course today. Find out more after the jump.
Feeling a little insecure about how small and lightweight that swanky new late 2013 Mac Pro is? No need to worry about someone walking off with that small black tube, Apple is here to save the day with a security lock.
Yahoo may have lost a major battlefront by conceding Apple's iOS 8 Weather app data to The Weather Channel, but it's not ready to declare defeat on the platform quite yet. On Tuesday, the internet pioneer debuted an update to the Yahoo Mail app which finally delivers native iPad support complete with news, search, weather snapshots and more. Can we get an iPad app for Flickr next? Pretty please...?
It's been a while since we've heard much substantial about Apple's CarPlay system, but the company broke that silence today with an updated page that confirmed the support of nine brands (many of them from the Fiat-Chrysler group) — namely Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Mazda, and RAM.
Apple's announcement last week that it would discontinue its beloved Aperture photo editing software came as a shock to many; it seemed as though the company was partially turning its back on the creative crowd that's been faithful to it for so long. But an updated article at Ars Technica today suggests we may not need to worry; the bulk of Aperture's editing tools may be making their way into the enhanced Photos app that was announced at this year's WWDC.
[Advertorial] Feel like your pictures are missing that extra dimension? You want them to jump off the page and speak to people but you can't quite figure out how to make them stand out. Then you need CrazyTalk 7, the auto-amination tool that has made the animation process easy. Make your pictures and sketches come to life--literally! You can save on this great piece of software and training courses in our latest Deal. Find out more after the jump.
Quick Look is an under-appreciated OS X gem. Before its arrival, you had to laboriously open a document to see what it contained, often after first launching the app it was created in. Imagine! But in the last few versions of OS X, you merely select the file in Finder and tap the space bar to get a preview. This much you’re probably familiar with, but Quick Look has a slew of hidden tips that can power up previews on your Mac.
[Advertorial] Do you enjoy singing in the shower? You don't have to be ashamed. Go ahead and admit it. We all do it. We just wish there was a better way to pipe the tunes into the shower so you could control the music from under the water. We found the solution: The Bluetooth Shower Speaker. It's on sale now in our Deals tab. Find out more after the jump.
On the heels of Apple's new improved iTunes U offerings announced yesterday, the Mac and iPad maker today kicked off its annual Back to School promotion, which allows students to save on their next Apple product.
The rumor mill just can't seem to make up its mind when it comes to the fabled iPhone 6. After confidently showing mockups over the last few months, a new report Monday from GforGames now claims those leaked images may be nothing more than a "rough idea" of what Cupertino has in store for us later this year. Confused? We say it's better to temper expectations and be patient anyway...
Earlier today some owners of Apple devices with the two-step authentication process enabled started noticing that the service had been extended to their iCloud.com accounts, thus requiring them to enter a verification code before their they could access them. By the middle of this afternoon, the service had been pulled from many of the accounts that first noticed it.
Thin is in at Apple, and the Cupertino company is hard at work attempting making the iPhone thinner than ever. A new report from China Times (via GforGames) states that Apple plans to make its next flagship smartphone even less bulky by cutting the number of brightness enhancement films in the display from two to just one. Unfortunately, this could pose some supply issues.
It’s somewhat ironic the iPhone has made many owners less reliant on traditional means of communication like talking on the phone, instead favoring messaging, surfing, or social networking. But if your iPhone winds up glued to your ear all day, there’s a new case on the market that will have you swiping for joy.
QuickLook lets us peek at the contents of an image or document without having to open the file's associated app. In Terminal you can use QuickLook to generate a preview of a file right from the command line, and in this article, we'll show you exactly how to do it.