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Adobe-IdeasThe Adobe Ideas app for iOS has today been updated to add support for stroke smoothing, and the pressure sensitive Pogo Connect stylus. The release also adds new sharing options, including the ability to send your artwork to other iOS apps, such as Photoshop Touch. You can now choose your stroke smoothing option within the […]

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Tim-Cook-ChinaWith competition around the iPhone at an all-time high, Apple could use a huge boost in sales numbers, so Tim Cook made another visit to Beijing this week to recruit the world’s biggest mobile carrier, China Mobile, to bring the iPhone to its network. China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua was on hand Tuesday to meet […]

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zensorium-tinke-lightningZensorium’s Tinke is one of those gadgets that’s a little off the beaten path. Like many fitness gadgets, it can measure heart rate. What makes it different is that it’ll also measure blood oxygen levels and respiratory rate — and what it does with that data is even more unusual. The little pastel-colored dongle pairs […]

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9410041528_b64550a303_oScarcely a day goes by that Martin Hajek does not open up AutoCAD and feverishly model something he thinks Apple might be working on, and today, it’s the colorful box of Apple’s so-called “budget” iPhone, the equally so-called iPhone 5C. Pretty snazzy, although I’m not sure I think much of the Lomo filter! These are […]

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hot-watch  The HOT Watch, from Texas-based PH Technical Labs, is the latest project to join the ever-burgeoning smartwatch craze, and it busted out onto Kickstarter today with such a bang it’s already raised half its $150K goal. There’s really a lot going on here — the device packs a near-endless list of features — but […]

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Revolution 60This story-based science fiction game for the iPad comes from Giant Spacekat is looking really good, what with its Mass Effect-style choice-making, all female cast, and real-time combat system. The team is so excited, in fact, that they’ve started up a Kickstarter project to polish it up as well as bring it to Mac and […]

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ashton-kutcher-jobsThe production company behind Ashton Kutcher’s JOBS has released a featurette this afternoon with a behind the scenes look on how the film was made. The 2:50 video features Ashton, Josh Gad, Durmot Mulroney and the rest of the cast gushing about how much they love El Jobso, along with some scenes from the movie and […]

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googleplayvsAppstore  Google Play has finally surpassed the App Store in the number of downloads in a quarter for the first time ever according to a report from App Annie. Thanks to strong performances in India and Brazil, Google Play topped the App Store with 10% more app downloads in Q2 2013. Despite Google Play netting […]

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Back In 1986, Siskel & Ebert Reviewed Apple Ads [Video]

Back in 1986, Apple asked Roger Ebert & Gene Siskel to host an event in which they gave At The Movies style reviews to all of Apple’s latest TV commercials. I’m not sure this is riveting, hard-hitting criticism — even by the standards which saw Ebert give Garfield: A Tail Of Two Kitties three out […]

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Test Internet Connection Speed from the Command Line

The excellent wget tool provides for a simple way to test the speed of an internet connection directly from the command line. Though it’s bundled with most unix variations, Mac users will first need to grab wget for OS X in order for this to work, wget is a simple terminal utility used to download files from the web and ftp and it’s handy to have around for a variety of uses.

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