The Touch ID fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s has already been hackedâ€”well, kind of. Over the weekend, a hacking team called theÂ Chaos Computer Club (CCC) published a way to bypass Touch ID by replicating a lifted fingerprint. Apple calls Touch ID “the most advanced hardware or software weâ€™ve put in any device,” and the […]
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One of the big problems from a developer perspective about the Mac App Store is that it doesn’t allow developers to sell paid upgrades to their apps. Similarly to the iOS App Store, if a developer wants to make money off of a particularly juicy update, they need to sell it as an entirely new […]
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If you’re a science fiction or fantasy fan, and you own an iPad, Android tablet, or other e-reader device, you owe it to yourself to check out the second annual Humble eBook Bundle, with a fantastic selection of genre books ready to go, DRM-free. Oh, and you can pay what you want for them, as [...]
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The Omni Groups makes great, robust apps for OS X and iOS. Fans of the Omni apps will be pleased to learn that the company has released OmniPresence, its take on document syncing in the cloud. Instead of iCloud sync or Dropbox, The Omni Group has built its own solution using open standards likeÂ WebDAVÂ and Apache.
Now files saved inÂ OmniOutliner,Â OmniGraffle, andÂ OmniGraphSketcherÂ on the iPad can be effortlessly synced with their Mac counterparts, and vice [Read More...]
Itâ€™s back by popular demand.! You have a chance to win $ 580 worth of stellar productivity apps from The Omni Group for your Mac thanks to Cult of Mac Deals.
If youâ€™ve been on the lookout for some of the best productivity Mac apps on this planet, Cult of Mac Deals has got you covered. One lucky winner is going to take home 5 of The Omni Groupâ€™s top-notch apps that [Read More...]
Though most Mac users will likely prefer to use Preview to batch resize images because of the ease of use, advanced users often like to go with the command line for repetitive tasks. We’ve discussed sips before as a way to resize, rotate, and flip images, but if sips is combined with wildcards it can also function as a quick way to batch resize a group [Read More...]
The quickest way to add a file extension to a group of files that don’t currently have one is by using the command line in Mac OS X. In the example below, we’ll add a “.txt” extension to all files in a single directory, but subbing .txt in the command string will add a different extension instead. Before beginning, it’s a [Read More...]
We constantly share our snapshots from our iPhones to Twitter and Facebook, we send them via e-mail and iMessage, print them from our phones, and even share them to group sites like Picasa and Flickr. It’s a veritable frenzy of photo sharing!
It’s all really amazing and fun, of course, but what about those times we just want to share our photos with a select group of friends or family members? Setting [Read More...]
I’ve been a Viber user for sometime now, but I’ve always been frustrated with its lack of support for group messaging — something I believe every messaging app should do from day one. Thankfully, this is one of the features introduced in Viber’s latest update, available on Android and iOS today.
Group messaging is Viber 2.2′s “killer feature,” according to its developers. And unsurprisingly, it is the app’s most requested feature [Read More...]
You probably know by now that you can get album art from iTunes via the Advanced menu. That will fill in most missing album covers, but bands that don’t sell their music through iTunes or music downloaded from Soundcloud and blogs often don’t have any artwork attached. In this case you can manually add artwork yourself to either an album or group of songs: Find the [Read More...]