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It’s Macworld Day Zero And Rumors Of Retina Airs On Our All-New CultCast

We’ve descended upon San Francisco for Macworld 2014! Join us for our show expectations, plus plenty of news, rumors, and discussion on: why 2014 might be the year for Retina Macbook Airs; Apple’s plans for a streaming TV service with… Read more ›     

Turn Your iBooks Into Audiobooks (Of A Sort) [iOS Tips]

I personally can’t stand audiobooks except under one specific condition. I like them when I drive long distances. There’s something about listening to a book being read to me that puts me to sleep if I’m anywhere else, but for… Read more ›     

Class Up Your Workspace With These Elegant Bamboo Lap Desks [Gallery]

I’m always on the lookout for some nice accoutrements to make my working day a bit more delightful, and as an Apple fan, the better something looks and works, the more I want it. Take these sweet bamboo Macbook lap… Read more ›     

Send Data Across Networked Computers with Netcat Using the Command Line

Netcat is a powerful command line tool that can read and write data across a network connection using TCP/IP, it’s commonly used for relays, file transfer, port scanning, amongst other things. Though netcat origins are from the unix and linux worlds, netcat is also built into Mac OS X, and we’re going to use the … Read More   [Read More…]

Microsoft Office for iPad Arrives with Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

Microsoft has brought the popular Office suite to the iPad, including full featured versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Each app is offered as a free download through the App Store for iOS, but there are some functionality differences between the free and paid subscription plans. To put it simply, the free plans of … Read More

Star Wars: Assault Team Is Our iOS Game Of The Week [Editor’s Pick]

It was a close call this week in our games department, as reviewer extraordinaire Evan Killham lobbied hard for his favorite, Words & Cards. Granted, it’s a great game, but I had to push back a bit. Plus, I’m the… Read more ›     

Use Preview To Protect Your PDFs With Encryption [OS X Tips]

Every once in a while, you might want to password protect a PDF file with encryption. While there are several nice third-party apps that will do the trick, the simplest way to do this is with the built-in image and… Read more ›     

Microsoft Office Goes Free On Android & iPhone

After finally bringing its Office suite to the iPad on Thursday, Microsoft rolled out an update to its existing Android and iPhone apps that makes one major change: they’re now completely free to use. Unlike the tablet version, the smartphone… Read more ›     

Pump Iron And Avoid Monsters In New Arcade Game Nerdy Workout [Video Review]

The gym is good for helping you lose weight, gain muscle and so much more. In the app Nerdy Workout players must help a nerd try to bulk up and improve from his trainee ranking. By tapping and holding the… Read more ›     

Game Of Clones: Threes Developer Slams ‘Rip-Off’ Copycats

It’s become a begrudgingly accepted part of the App Store that the moment a popular game appears, the clones roll in with miniscule differences. While most of us laughed at some of the ridiculous variations that emerged for a popular… Read more ›