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The standard terminal appearance is just boring old black text on a white background. Apple included a few nice preset themes too, but to really make your terminals appearance stand out you’ll want to take the time to customize it yourself. While some of these tweaks are admittedly pure eye candy, others genuinely improve the command line experience and make using the terminal not only more attractive but easier to scan.

Improve the Terminal appearance in Mac OS  <a href=[Read More...]

Six months to jailbreak the iPhone 5S? If history is anything to go by, yep.

Six months to jailbreak the iPhone 5S? If history is anything to go by, yep.

It seems like every year it takes longer and longer to jailbreak the latest iPhone… which is because, ever since the release of the iPhone 3G, it has been true. To date, the by number of days it takes for jailbreakers to release  [Read More...]

Six months to jailbreak the iPhone 5S? If history is anything to go by, yep.

Six months to jailbreak the iPhone 5S? If history is anything to go by, yep.

It seems like every year it takes longer and longer to jailbreak the latest iPhone… which is because, ever since the release of the iPhone 3G, it has been true. To date, the by number of days it takes for jailbreakers to release  [Read More...]

 

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Has your iPhone ever caused trouble between you and your significant other?

My iPhone is magical. It can do all kinds of crazy stuff to help me with dates, like finding the best sushi place, directions to a park, and nearby events.

The problem with my iPhone being so damn fantastic is that a lot of times on dates I’m too engrossed with what’s happening in the digital world, that it  [Read More...]

CoM - VectoTrain

Are you a designer? New to the trade or simply wanting to add more creative juice to your arsenal?

We’ve got over 4,400 high-quality vector graphics on tap – plus an extra 100 stock photos – so if you’ve been hunting for some creative juices you’ve come to the right place. With this Cult of Mac Deals offer you’ll be able to create more eye-catching graphics and bring your design  [Read More...]

The Cable Taco Thwarts Tasty Tangles

There are plenty of tangle-wrangling, clutter-cutting, cable-tidying solutions out there, but none of them looks as delicious as this one: the Cord Taco.

$ 25 buys you a pack of five leather discs, which fold around your cables and snap shut with a metal button, sealing your cables into a semicircle of safety. You can choose between black or tan, and if you get stuck on a long-haul flight without an included meal, you can  [Read More...]

ZooGue’s New Kickstand Case Uses Precious Magnets

Fact: If we keep consuming magnets at the current rate, the world’s magnet mines will run empty by the end of December this year. And yet this ecological disaster waiting to happen hasn’t stopped the likes of Tim Angel and his case company ZooGue from exploiting these “blood magnets” for his own ends.

The latest example is the Prodigy case, a fat, padded folio with an adjustable stand.

Tim, who is channeling the profits from  [Read More...]

ipad-vs-kindle-fire

Amazon prides itself on offering affordable Android tablets, and so it likes to point that out whenever it gets the opportunity to do so. Usually this means taking a swipe at more expensive devices, and it’s Apple’s iPad that’s on the receiving end again in the company’s new commercial.

Focusing on the high-resolution displays in both devices, Amazon suggests that “you may not be able to tell the difference” between them… until you look  [Read More...]

Finder-Terminal

Yesterday, we spent some time with Terminal commands that tweak the Finder in different ways. Today, we’ll look at some commands you can issue in the Terminal to mess around with the user interface. Let’s get started.

Disable Window Animations Snappier on that older Mac, for sure.

Snappier on that older Mac, for sure.

Mountain Lion has a window animation that make things look  [Read More...]

Finder-Terminal

Yesterday, we spent some time with Terminal commands that tweak the Finder in different ways. Today, we’ll look at some commands you can issue in the Terminal to mess around with the user interface. Let’s get started.

Disable Window Animations Snappier on that older Mac, for sure.

Snappier on that older Mac, for sure.

Mountain Lion has a window animation that make things look  [Read More...]