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For some iMac users running OS X 10.10.3 (even post Supplemental Update 1), a software update is available that aims to resolve a peculiar bug that caused many iMacs to stall or crash when viewing JPEG image files in the Mac Finder or Preview app. Specific hardware impacted by the JPG image viewing bug are … Read More

Consider when you hold up your wrist to admire your new Apple Watch, it may also catch the eye of an opportunistic thief. Police and security experts are urging common sense and awareness of surroundings when interacting in public with… Read more ›

You’re finally making the move, and getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all of your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other. Well, in today’s… Read more ›

Mac users can quickly disconnect from a wi-fi network by using the wireless menu in OS X. This simple task is incredibly useful for managing and juggling multiple networks, whether for something as simple as using iPhone Wi-Fi Hotspot or even a more advanced task like packet sniffing. It’s important to note disconnecting is not … Read More

Is this a new era of marketing directly to stoners? In Ben & Jerry’s new ad for its in-shop confection, the Brrr-ito, a young woman wearing an ice cream server’s uniform runs into a room of slack-jawed young men staring… Read more ›

18 things we learned from the new Star Wars trailer

J.J. Abrams whetted our appetite for more lightsaber dueling action with the first Episode VII teaser trailer last year, but today’s release of the new trailer has got us counting down the days until Christmas. We’re still eight months away… Read more ›

With the advent of Apple’s motion-coprocessor chip (currently the M8 in recent iOS devices), any apps that you download and grant permission to can use this data to enhance their offerings. This lets apps like RunKeeper, Carrot Fitness, and others… Read more ›

The 17 best Apple Watch tidbits from early reviews

The first wave of Apple Watch reviews landed this morning with the consensus that Apple has created the best smartwatch ever. Now whether you actually need a smartwatch is still being heavily debated, but the early Apple Watch reviews have… Read more ›

When the Apple Watch goes on sale April 24, one place it will be conspicuous in its absence is Switzerland: the spiritual home of the wristwatch, which Jony Ive famously (allegedly) said was “f**ked” due to the awesomeness of Apple’s… Read more ›

Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half… Read more ›