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If you’ve been looking for a bundle of UI assets that will empower designers at any level to create professional looking sites with a world-class interface, then this offer from Cult of Mac Deals will do the trick. From frequently used UI elements to iPhone App templates & email newsletter templates, The UI Design Bundle has it all – and for just $ 39!

Whether you’re an established designer or  [Read More…]


Advertising legend Lee Clow has created some of the most iconic commercials of all-time thanks to his time working with Steve Jobs for over 30 years. He was the guy behind Apple’s 1984 commercial  the ‘Think Different’ slogan and many more Apple ad campaigns.

At a recent PTTOW! summit, Clow shared what it was like to work with Steve over the course of their 30-year relationship. Clow also shares his personal theory that Steve was  [Read More…]

Battery Usage

Look, all these great tips for saving your iPhone battery are not very useful if they don’t apply to you. Your iPhone use is uniquely your own, and you really ought to get a handle on how your battery is affected as you apply the various strategies to help conserve power when you need it.

Otherwise, why bother, right? Here’s how to check your battery usage stats right on your iPhone,  [Read More…]

Mac OS X includes an excellent command line network utility called “nettop” that allows users to monitor all network activity, traffic, and routes from a Mac to the outside world, both through local (LAN) and wide area (WAN) connections. If you’re unfamiliar with networking tools like this, you can think of nettop as a network centric task manager, displaying active networking connections, sockets and routes, their respective names and process id, the state of the connection and whether the connection  [Read More…]

Yes, this wall exists in my house We;re decorating this weekend. I promise.

MiniDock by BlueLounge Category: Docks Works With: iPhone 5, iPad mini Price: $ 40

Bluelounge’s new MiniDock really is mini. It’s a tiny little dock which perfectly matches the cuboid charger that came with your iPhone or iPad mini, and turns it into a wall-mounted dock. The device is as portable and effective as it is handy, especially if  [Read More…]

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The finishing touches are being added to Moscone West as WWDC 2013 draws closer. In just three short days Tim Cook and company will take stage at Moscone West to reveal a redesigned iOS, new MacBooks, and possibly a new iPad.

Apple’s WWDC keynote is slated to start Monday, June 10th at 10AM PST. Don’t want to miss all the juicy details as they’re unveiled? Well, here’s a handy infographic  [Read More…]


Apple has been praised by Chinese environmental activist Ma Jun for its “aggressive” adoption of progressive environmental policies in China. The Cupertino company, which initially refused to cooperate with the Beijing-based Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE), has gone further than any of its peers in the technology industry, Ma said.

“They have gone the furthest in motivating key suppliers,†said Ma, who is director of the IPE, at the Fortune Global  [Read More…]

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers conference is right around the corner, dear brethren, and on this episode of The CultCast, we’ll ponder the new hardware rumors surrounding the big event, like whispers of new MacBooks with dramatically extended battery life and even more power; Airs with retina displays, and why that’s now very possible; updates to the long-neglected Mac Pro; Intel’s powerful yet power-sipping Haswell chips; and soooo much more!

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Arrrr! Avast, ye scurrilous sea quims! Why are you even reading this? Go download Scurvy Scallywags right now! It’s hilarious, addictive, cheap and the best game to come to iOS in recent memory.

Need to know more? Fine, but you’re only cheating yourself out of more Scurvy Scallywags.

Scurvy Scallywags is a new iOS game by the legendary Ron Gilbert, the hysterical weirdo behind classic adventure games like Monket Island, Maniac  [Read More…]


Mac OS X is full of great accessibility features to help those with differing abilities access their Macintosh, whether they have visual, hearing, or motor challenges. One feature, Full Keyboard Access, is set for those who can’t use the mouse reliably. You can use it, too, if you just want to keep your hands on the keyboard, focused on the task at hand.

Here’s how to activate it and make it work  [Read More…]