Tag Archive: Cooler


How nerds make Apple Watch look even cooler

Apple Watch owners have had some time to play around with the wearable’s custom faces since the feature launched with watchOS 2, and some creative tech and sci-fi fans have come up with delightfully nerdy ways to spruce up their devices. A few users have taken to making specially formatted faces that showcase their love […]

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HomeKit makes Philips Hue smartbulbs even cooler

If you’re even slightly interested in having smart lighting for your house, the new Philips Hue bridge, which supports Apple’s HomeKit automated-home framework, should be in your shopping cart right now. Controlling your lights from your phone is one level of crazy future-stuff, but doing it with your voice drops you into an episode of […]

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9 secret lairs that are even cooler than Apple’s spaceship campus

Google To Unveil ‘Cooler’ Google Glass Design Ahead Of Public Release

Google Glass may look pretty absurd in its current form, but its still a first-generation device that’s only available in a limited capacity to developers and a handful of lucky early adopters. But by the time the device is ready…

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MaCool Beer Cooler Looks Like A Vintage Mac [Kickstarter]

Scott Stefan’s Kickstarter project is an odd one, but more on that in a second. In order not to bury the lede, I am obliged to tell you what the product is right up here in the first paragraph (or “graf” as “we in the biz” call it). It’s called the MaCool, and it’s a […]

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Mastering Notification Center: Switch Out The Menu Bar Icon For Something Cooler [OS X Tips]

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

With the abundance of icons in the upper right corner of the Mac OS X screen, it could be time for a change. If you’re tired of the same old Notification Center icon–the one that looks like a bullet list–this tip’s for you.

To start, open your main system Library folder. You can use the Go  [Read More…]

Mastering Notification Center: Switch Out The Menu Bar Icon For Something Cooler [OS X Tips]

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

With the abundance of icons in the upper right corner of the Mac OS X screen, it could be time for a change. If you’re tired of the same old Notification Center icon–the one that looks like a bullet list–this tip’s for you.

To start, open your main system Library folder. You can use the Go  [Read More…]

Cooliris Gets Even Cooler, Adds Support for Dropbox [Daily Freebie]

Imagine dining at a sumptuous, football-field-sized smorgasbord where all your friends and acquaintances have made and brought tantalizing morsels for you. And it’s all yours to sample, as you glide past table after stacked table. On ice skates.

Now replace the food with photos, and you’ll understand the draw of Cooliris (assuming you like looking at photos; and since the toaster is probably the last remaining electric gadget not equipped with either a camera or a way to display images,  [Read More…]

New Update Makes Apple Remote iOS App Cooler Than The iOS Music App

The Retina display is impressive, and I still fawn over my MacBook Pro’s two-year-old unibody shell. But it’s always been the magical little details that’ve gotten me really hopped up about Apple.Case in point: The new version of Apple’s Remote iOS app.

The app is every bit as stunning as the new iTunes, and now surpasses the iOS Music app in coolness; I sat around for about fifteen minutes on my iPad  [Read More…]

These Cross-Polinated iPhone 5s Look Cooler Than The Real Deal [Image]

Our friend Chris over at Braeburn Acoustics had a couple of new iPhone 5s laying about their shop, so they thought, “hey, what would it look like if you made a Fraken-iPhone 5 by smashing together a white iPhone 5 with a black one?”

The results are what you see in the picture above. The white antenna band on the black display face looks pretty awesome, but we wouldn’t recommend doing your  [Read More…]