Everyone’s a nerd about something, and maps are one of my favorite things to be nerdy about. As a kid I drew maps of my neighborhood on graph paper, and on road trips I used to pore over the AAA atlas long past the point of carsickness. So when I heard about Satellite Eyes, I installed it on all my Macs in about five minutes.
If you want to prove to a friend that we're truly living in the future, look no further than Air Display, an innovative iOS app capable of extending your Mac or Windows desktop using an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
Recently, a power outage caused data corruption on one of my drives, leaving some of the data unrecoverable. However, this issue could have been easily preempted. One solution: A UPS (or uninterruptible power supply) can provide backup power to your Mac and connected drives should you have a power outage, giving your Mac the ability to shutdown properly, keeping your data intact. We’ll show you how to select, and set up a UPS system to work with your Mac. Continue reading to learn more.
You know the drill: Head to the Mozilla.org website and get downloading! But this may be the last time you need to manually refresh Firefox, thanks to version 15 adding the ability to download stealth updates in the background.
While it's not exactly a direct rival for the likes of Instapaper or Pocket, social networking giant Facebook is rolling out a new feature that allows both mobile and desktop users to save stories for later reading.
With its stellar support for HTML 5, WebKit, and many Google-related features, it’s no wonder that many users are making Google Chrome their go-to browser. If you enjoy the desktop browsing experience that Chrome provides, then you’ll no doubt enjoy the mobile browsing experience that the recently released Chrome for iOS provides. From syncing your browser data to storing your passwords, we’ll give you a full walkthrough of Chrome for iOS, and how to perfectly pair it with its desktop counterpart.
Now that every computer and device you own is equipped with a webcam, there's really no reason not to video chat with those loved ones that don't get to see you in person all that often. These five apps reflect the best of video chat services--we're sure one of them will suit your needs!
Users love Dropbox and with good reason: It keeps our stuff conveniently available in the cloud whenever we need it. There’s just one problem: Creating links to share these files with others has never been exactly easy -- until today.
There was plenty of news this week about Steve Jobs and at least one of those makes the grade in case you missed it, but just like Apple isn't one man, our coverage of all things Apple takes other things into account as well. So here's some of our most popular stories from the week, just in case ya missed it.
Sleek aluminum. Beautiful black bevels. We’ll be the first to admire the loveliness that emerges from one of those ingeniously crafted boxes sold by Apple. And we’ll also be the first to argue that, once you settle in with your new device, a little personalization is in order. After all, you don’t want your gear to look like every other Mac or iDevice out there. We live with these things the way we live with the paintings, photos, and other doodads that adorn our homes, so why shouldn’t we give our gear the same level of customization?