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Mastering Evernote On Your Mac [Feature]

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Evernote is a fantastic app that lets you manage your digital life, letting you store and synchronize notes, pictures, audio, video, and web pages with ease. It works across Mac and iOS devices easily and simply, with a simple login to rule them all.

The following are five tips and tricks that should help you get the most out of Evernote for the Mac. Enjoy!

Share Notes Via Email or URL

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This Might Be The First Leaked iPhone 5S Component

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Is this the home button and vibrator for the iPhone 5S? Maybe! Who knows?

They come from a Japanese website, first noted by Nowherelese.fr, and they purport to be the first component leaks for Apple’s next-gen iPhone.

It’s plausible these are real: the iPhone 5′s home button was the first component to leak in April of last year, five months before the device was made official.

But it’s just as plausible  [Read More...]

Counter-intuitive though it may seem, taking a light source and putting it right up close to your subject’s face – as close as you can without getting it in frame – makes for softer light. Why? Because it makes the light bigger in relation to the subject. If that subject is a face, a bigger light can “wrap around” its contours and fill in its own shadows.

And the Photojojo Pocket Spotlight is a  [Read More...]

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If you love Woz (and who doesn’t?) we’ve got an extra special Friday treat for you.

Vince Patton emailed us, linking us to an incredible YouTube account filled with vintage videos of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talking to the Denver Apple Pi computer club back in 1984, in which Woz talks about being put on probation for computer abuse, hacking a video-on-demand box for free movies at  [Read More...]

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Ever since the iPhone was released in 2007 it has slowly made a slew of other devices and accessories obsolete. At the very least, you probably have a bit less clutter in your life thanks to it.

To celebrate the utilitarian powers of the iPhone, for our latest contest we asked readers to Instagram the things their iPhone has made obsolete. Watches, camera, Gameboys, and even graphing calculators made the list. After  [Read More...]

There's a lot you can do with this tiny launch bar.

There’s a lot you can do with this tiny launch bar.

Alfred is a great shortcut and productivity tool for the Mac that received a huge update last week. In case you don’t know, Alfred allows you to quickly perform tasks with a series of keyboard shortcuts. If you’ve used similar tools like Quicksilver or LaunchBar, then you already have an understanding  [Read More...]

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This is big: Blizzard, the mega-developers behind the Starcraft and Diablo series, is planning on releasing their first iPad game, set in the Warcraft universe.

Even better? It’ll be free.

Announced today at PAX East in Boston, Blizzard’s new game is calledHearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft a free-to-play collectibe card game a la Magic: The Gathering.

In Hearthstone, each player will pick one of World of Warcraft’s nine classes to construct a  [Read More...]

Apple & HP Rated Best For Customer Experience [Report]

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Apple and HP have been rated best for customer experience in a study of 10,000 consumers in the United States carried out by Temkin Group. Apple took the top spot in the computer sector with a rating of 64%, while HP took second place with a rating of 62%.

At the other end of the spectrum sat Sony and Lenovo, which were the lowest-rated computer makers.

“Customer experience in the computer industry  [Read More...]

BikeSpike, a GPS Security Tracker For Your Bike

The Bikespike is a GPS-enabled cellular device which lets you track your bike. And while you can use it as an iPhone-connected bike computer, complete with speed, calorie and location stats, its main purpose is as a security device.

Clamp the Bikespike to your bike and you can do one of several things. You can set up a geofence which will send an alarm to your iPhone if it’s moved out of your  [Read More...]

CoM - Spring Bundle

Your Mac is an incredibly capable device – one that, when armed with the right apps, can take your productivity to a whole new level. This Cult of Mac Deals offer will help you reach new heights with your Mac as we’re hooking you up with 10 elite Mac apps in The Spring 2013 Mac Bundle. These apps are valued at over $ 390 – and you can get  [Read More...]