Watch Super Bowl 50 on Apple TV (no matter where you live)

If you’re a cord cutter like a lot of us, you might be wondering how to get Super Bowl 50 up on your big screen at home without a cable subscription. Luckily, if you live in the U.S., you’ve got it pretty easy. Even U.K. folks can stream it live (as long as they have […]

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What glitchy software should Apple fix first?

Walt Mossberg has had his say on what Apple needs to fix most: its software. Now it’s your turn to weigh in with your own opinion–which specific software should Apple fix? We’ve created two polls for you to express your opinion, one for OS X on the Mac and one for iOS on the iPhone […]

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How to set up all your shiny new Apple gear

This time of the year typically means gifts, both giving and receiving them. Surely some of you have gotten a brand new Macbook, iMac, iPhone or iPad (Pro, anyone?). If so, you might be looking at a lovely morning playing with your shiny new toys. But where to start? What essential tweaks, software tricks and […]

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How to set up your new iPad the right way

Congratulations — you got a new iPad this holiday season! Whether it’s a beast of an iPad Pro, a perfectly capable iPad Air 2 or an iPad mini 4, you’ll want to set it up with the least amount of fuss. We’re here to help you do just that with a ton of little tips […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Hating on the iPhone battery case, Apple updates and much more

Apple releases a new iPhone 6 battery case and everyone hates it. Poor Apple. This week, we chronicle the beating Apple’s Smart Battery Case takes from the internet, including a look at its insides, how the internet questions Jony Ive’s sanity, and the history of ‘humped’ design at Apple. That, plus accessories just as ugly […]

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Games and entertainment dominate Apple TV’s store

On the Apple TV app store, entertainment apps, including streaming video from the likes of HBONow and Netflix, are a clear winner, followed next by games. AppFigures, an app tracking service for publishers and developers, took a look at the trends from Apple TV’s first month out of the gate. Their report also has some […]

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Toasty touchscreen gloves keep you warm and fully connected

Lust List: Double Layered Knit Touchscreen Gloves by Mujjo It’s almost winter, and if you reside in an area with a climate like mine, you know you’ll be carrying gloves with you no matter where you go. When you live someplace like Anchorage, Alaska, even a quick trip outside to the trash bin requires that […]

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Apple TV ad shows just how big the small screen has become

Apple is pushing its new iteration of Apple TV hard, hoping to move it beyond a “hobby” into a must-have set top box for every living room and television set possible. Apple’s new ad, “The Future of Television,” is a visual collage of just about everything you can do with the Apple TV, including watching […]

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Apple’s iPhone battery case isn’t the first time it’s ‘bumped’ a thin design

To the derision of the entire internet, Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone has an inelegant hump on the back. Turns out, this isn’t the first time Apple design chief Jony Ive and his team have “humped” a thin design. The Twentieth Anniversary Mac, released in January 1997, was one of the first major projects given to […]

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CleanMyDrive 2 offers new tools to keep your external drives in top shape

Ever noticed how filled with digital flotsam and jetsam your Mac gets? It’s even worse with external hard drives, which tend to fill up with OS X service files (with glorious names like .DS_Store or .TemporaryItems), Windows service files from when you connect to other PCs, resource forks and un-emptied files in the Trash. CleanMyDrive […]

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