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The iPhone Home Screen has room for 20 app icons on the front page and four Dock icons across the bottom, with even more app spots available for the iPad. If that seems like 20 icons too many for you, using a little trick lets users create a completely blank home screen page in iOS, … Read More

This time on the CultCast: Google buys Nest and their 100 ex-Apple employees, but why? Aaron Sorkin’s Jobs biopic finally gets a script, Kutcher’s Jobs just gets a Razzie nod; plus, iOS finally gets a full-size gaming controller! Enjoy a… Read more ›     

We’ve been waiting for years for Apple to start using Liquidmetal in its products. The company has an exclusive licensing agreement to use the space-age alloy in its products, but until now, the only thing made by Apple of Liquidmetal… Read more ›     

Design Your Dream Home With Live Interior 3D [Deals]

Ever wondered what your house would look like if you added an extra room? What about a new set of furniture? Now you can stop wondering and start building the home of your dreams with Live Interior 3D Standard Edition… Read more ›     

LAS VEGAS — Webcams are such a thing of the past. The Canary is an Indiegogo-funded security camera and app that uses algorithms to detect abnormal movement in your home and send you an alert. Which means, of course, that… Read more ›     

With the iOS 7 jailbreak finally worth installing on newer iPhones and iPads, it seems the floodgates have finally been opened. Virtual Home is one of the first Touch ID based jailbreak tweaks available for the iPhone 5s. Working with… Read more ›     

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Visiting home for the holidays? Give the gift of free tech support! There’s a good chance that if you’re a regular reader here, you’re also the regular family tech support guy/gal too. Now that you’re visiting the family for the holidays, take some time to get onto their computer(s), tidy up their Mac, run a few updates, and do some basic maintenance. They’ll be grateful for your  [Read More...]

This article first appeared in the Cult of Mac Newsstand magazine Lumen Bluetooth Lightbulb $ 70 — Home — Anything Wi-Fi lightbulbs are either the greatest thing ever, or final proof that our society is about to collapse form absurd decadence… Read more ›     

It was back in the good old days of 2012, that we reported that Apple’s App Store had received more than 1 million submissions. Well, it took between then and now for that number to mean that there are 1… Read more ›     

Why I Want Apple’s iBeacon At Home

Apple flipped a switch this week and enabled customers at 254 U.S. Apple Stores to get spammed with micro-location based promotional nagging. The new system, called iBeacon, is a  low cost, low-energy way to achieve actionable “indoor GPS†in which “beacons  Read more ›