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Many people have USB adapters that they plug into the 12 Volt power plugs in their vehicles to create a charging station for their smartphones, tablets and other digital devices. However, Secur Products has taken the... Read more »
StickyBrain, the Mac OS X note manager from Chronos is back after a 10-year hiatus. It's been entirely rewritten from the ground up in Apple’s new Swift programming language in order to take advantage of the latest OS X... Read more »
Trouble with fraying Lightning and 30-pin cables? Try the Tudio Klip (, a two-piece plastic clip that snaps onto Lightning or 30 pin Apple charging cables, protecting the sensitive area of the... Read more »
The LEGO scale modeling community brings a miniature world to life with artistry, skill, and patience—a world inhabited by remarkably detailed scale models of real trucks, ships, planes, race cars, and even construction... Read more »
Kirk McElhearn’s new, US$10 "Take Control of Audio Hijack" ( explains both the basics and the subtleties of Audio Hijack 3’s flowchart-like interface. Audio Hijack is a Mac OS X... Read more »
SmartMotion is a new, video analytics software product that works in conjunction with any video surveillance (CCTV) system. It runs natively on Mac OS X, as well as Windows and Linux systems. SmartMotion analyses... Read more »
Just Mobile's Lounge Dock 8 is a cool, good-looking, multi-purpose dock for the Apple Watch. The adjustable charging stand allows you to interact with the smartwatch in multiple viewing angles. To use your simply slip... Read more »
Audiffex's inTone2 is a multifaceted multichannel effects processor, software mixing console, virtual instruments host, and flexible multitrack zonal player for Mac OS X 10.8 or higher. You begin using it by routing... Read more »
Audio-Technica's ( BP40 Large-Diaphragm Broadcast Microphone is a dynamic vocal microphone with rich, clear, natural condenser-like sound for a variety of applications including radio, overdubs,... Read more »
Focal's ( first in-ear headphone, Sphear (US$179), tackles two pain points of discomfort with many in-ear headphones: excessive weight and volume at the ear canal. Consumers seem to have a "love-them-or... Read more »
iMobie's MacClean ( is a free cleaner app made to keep Mac computers running "right and light." It's designed to allow you to free up disk space, enhance your browsing experience, and more.... Read more »
Cisdem's BetterUnarchiver ( is a new Mac OS X archive manager app that allows users to compress and decompress archive files on a Mac. It supports unzipping files like Zip, 7z, Rar, ISO, Tar,... Read more »
The Uniden Wireless DVR HDD (WDVR) is, apparently, first fully integrated wireless DVR video surveillance system designed specifically for DIY small business and homeowners. It's available for US$499.99 exclusively... Read more »
GNS3 is freely available and open source software that allows users to explore router configurations, design and test their own networks, and study for certification tests, all without spending a dime. Before... Read more »
TLight's ( tLight S3 and S3x LED desk lights offer true-color light output and charging dock for recharging all iPhone and iPods with a Lightning connector. With the additional USB port the tLights can... Read more »
You can probably think of what you want to say far more quickly than your fingers can tap it out on your keyboard. That’s doubly true in iOS. You’ve likely heard of Smile’s TextExpander, which can expand a short... Read more »
Pomfort's LiveGrade, a Mac OS X compatible tool gives DITs and DOPs a better control of their images and simplifies the color workflow on set and in the dailies process, now offers more functionalities to adjust and to... Read more »
Synium Software's ( Screenium 3, an update to the screen recording tool for Mac OS X. It lets you record at 60 frames per second, offering optimum performance for your tutorials, gameplay... Read more »
NewerTech's ( updated Power2U is a dual USB wall outlet that enables convenient charging of up to four mobile devices at a single electrical outlet.   It features two traditional 15 amp power outlets,... Read more »
Designed and built for minimalist style, Moshi's iGlaze 12 ( is a solid, slim-fitting shell for the 12-inch MacBook. The precision-tooled polycarbonate shell is thin and lightweight, yet... Read more »
GNS3 is freely available and open source software that allows users to explore router configurations, design and test their own networks, and study for certification tests, all without spending a dime. Before... Read more »
Booq's (www/ US$195 Boa saddle bag boasts a utilitarian design, lightweight materials, genuine leather accents and a laptop compartment that can carry a MacBook Pro or PC up to 15.6 inches. If you travel,... Read more »
The iVisor (, Moshi's best-selling screen protector, is now tailored for the new 12-inch MacBook, offering protection for the diminutive laptop. It installs in seconds and is... Read more »
Fluance's Fi50 is an elegant, two-way high performance, Bluetooth, premium wood speaker system with aptX enhanced audio that provides undistorted bass, a clear midrange, and transparent natural highs. The USS$199.99... Read more »
Corduroy Code's Fileloupe 1.0 for Mac OS X Yosemite combines the features of a photo viewer, video player and document browser into a single, fast app. It can easily handle thousands of files. Harnessing the power of... Read more »
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World of Tanks Generals guide - Tips and...
World of Tanks Generals is a brand new card game by the developer behind the World of Tanks shooter franchise. It plays like a cross between chess and your typical card game. You have to keep in consideration where you place your tanks on the board as well as when, and how, to use them. [Read more] | Read more »
TruckSimulation 16 guide: How to succeed...
Remember those strangely enjoyable truck missions in Grand Theft Auto V whereit was a disturbing amount of fun to deliver cargo? TruckSimulation 16 is reminiscent of that, and has you play the role of a truck driver who has to deliver various containers to their destinations in Europe. [Read more] | Read more »
The best GIF making apps
Animated GIFs have exploded in popularity recently which is likely thanks to a combination of Tumblr, our shorter attention spans, and the simple fact they’re a lot of fun. [Read more] | Read more »
The best remote desktop apps for iOS
We've been sifting through the App Store to find the best ways to do computer tasks on a tablet. That gave us a thought - what if we could just do computer tasks from our tablets? Here's a list of the best remote desktop apps to help you use your computer on the go. [Read more] | Read more »
Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade guide - How...
Warhammer 40,000: Freebladejust launched in the App Store and it lets you live your childhood dream of blowing up and slashing a bunch of enemies as a massive, hulking Space Marine. It's not easy being a Space Marine though - and particularly if you pride yourself on achievements - so we've spent some time as one to bring you these few tips to... | Read more »
Gopogo guide - How to bounce like the be...
Nitrome just launched a new game and, as to be expected, it's a lot of addictive fun. It's called Gopogo, and it challenges you to hoparound a bunch of platforms, avoiding enemies and picking up shiny stuff. It's not easy though - just like the retro platformers that inspired it. [Read more] | Read more »
Sago Mini Superhero (Education)
Sago Mini Superhero 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Education Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: KAPOW! Jack the rabbit bursts into the sky as the Sago Mini Superhero! Fly with Jack as he lifts impossible weights, powers up on carrots and makes things right in the city. Whether he is helping ducks cross the street... | Read more »
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes guide - How...
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is all about collecting heroes, powering them up, and using them together to defeat your foes. It's pretty straightforward stuff for the most part, but increasing your characters' stats can be a bit confusing because it isn't explained all that well in the tutorial. [Read more] | Read more »
The best cooking apps (just in time for...
It’s that time of year again, where you’ll be gathering around the dinner table with your family and a huge feast in front of you. [Read more] | Read more »
Square Rave guide - How to grab those te...
Square Rave is an awesome little music-oriented puzzle game that smacks of games like Lumines, but with its own unique sense of gameplay. To help wrap your head around the game, keep the following tips and tricks in mind. [Read more] | Read more »
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