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Cut, Copy, & Paste Files Directly from Spotlight in Mac OS X

Spotlight Spotlight is the wildly useful search feature built into Mac OS X (and iOS) that is accessible by hitting Command+Spacebar. It can seemingly find and do everything, but did you know it also includes basic file system functionality? Using some little known tricks, you can copy and cut files directly from Spotlight, letting you easily make duplicates of buried hard to find files, or even move a file from some  [Read More…]

Brother’s New ADS-1500W Scans Directly To Evernote, Flickr

  The Brother ADS-1500W scanner is the first of a pair of wireless small office/home office scanners the company is releasing this month; the two fall between its recently redesigned portable wireless scanners and its ADS-2500W workhorse. The 1500W can scan docs or images directly to the more popular social media and cloud sites like Evernote, […]

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Apple Plans To Reduce Chinese Import Taxes By Shipping Directly From Foxconn Factories

foxconn-iphone_large_verge_medium_landscapeThe iPhone 5c is supposed to be Apple’s breakthrough device for the Chinese market – though we’ve heard they’re crazy for gold – so to make the import process quicker and cheaper Apple plans to ship iPhones from supplier Foxconn’s factory directly to China. Apple has already been working with China’s customs authorities to set […]

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How To Share Your Contact Info Directly From Your iPhone [iOS Tips]

Send Contact Info iPhoneEver been to a professional conference? You probably take those little cardboard bits of paper with pictures and contact info along with you, right? Business cards are kind of a given at conferences, but you can also cut to the chase and send your contact info to anyone you’re chatting with. Using your iPhone Contacts […]

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Copy Music Directly to iPhone / iPod Without Adding to the Computer iTunes Library

iTunes icon Got a song, podcast, or another audio track that you want to copy directly to your iPhone, but don’t want to add to your computers general iTunes library? You can skip adding the song to the computer iTunes library completely by using a simple but little known trick, letting you directly transfer music and audio to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The end result is that you will  [Read More…]

Unlock an iOS Device Directly with an External Keyboard

Unlock an iOS device directly from an external keyboard

Did you know that you can unlock an iOS device using an external keyboard, without ever having to touch the screen or hardware buttons on the device itself? There really isn’t a whole lot to this, the only requirement is that you have an external keyboard in use with an iOS device that has the lock screen enabled, be it an iPad,  [Read More…]

Lytro’s New iOS App Will Let You Import And Refocus Photos Directly Off The Camera



Lytro, makers of the crazy Light Field camera that will let you refocus an image after it’s taken, is bringing its incredible editing powers to the iPhone and iPad.

This afternoon Lytro released a new iOS app that can connect to Lytro camera to import images, edit them, and then share to Twitter or Facebook. Wait, you didn’t know the Lytro had Wifi capabilities? Yep, Lytro kept it a secret  [Read More…]

Mastering Alfred 2.0 On Your Mac: Directly Command Your System From The Keyboard [OS X Tips]

Alfred System Commands

Alfred brings a number of joyful ways to work on your Mac, including launching apps and searching through files. It’s a true power-user’s friend, as it lets you interact with your Mac in all sorts of ways without removing your hands from the keyboard, saving you valuable time in the long run.

Did you know, though, that you can also control many system functions on your Mac with  [Read More…]

Get a List of Siri Commands Directly from Siri

Get a list of Siri commands

We’ve shown you many of the great and legitimately useful things you can do with Siri, but there is much more to the intelligent voice assistant than meets the eye. Sure you can wing it to find out what Siri can do, but a better solution is to ask Siri directly… and it’ll tell you!

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iPen 2 Aims To Let You Write Directly On Your iMac Or iPad Screen

Cregle, the makers of the iPen, a Kickstarter-funded iPad stylus, have upped their game with plans for a second generation digital pen, called appropriately enough, the iPen 2. It’s also gotten a Kickstarter project, and it’s also going to have an iPad model. What’s different this time, though, is that the iPen 2 will have a Mac version of the digital pen, allowing you to write directly on your iMac or Apple  [Read More…]