Tag Archive: Knife

How the Swiss Army Knife was the iPhone of its day

With an iPhone in your hand and thousands of apps at your disposal, you may think you have the one gadget that can get you out of any situation. But there’s a kind of analog handset that offers sharp solutions…Read more ›

Updated IFTTT Still Reigns As The Best Swiss Army Knife Of Productivity Apps

If you haven’t been using If This, Then That (IFTTT) on your iPhone or iPad, you really ought to be. It’s a really amazing way to connect up all the things you do on your devices, putting them together in…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Why The Gold iPhone 5S Is The One You Want To Bring To A Knife Fight [Video]

Screen Shot 2013-08-28 at 7.58.27 AMIf you purchased an iPhone 5 last year, you might remember how easily the black iPhone scratched and chipped. Christened ‘Scuffgate’ by upset owners, the black iPhone 5’s propensity for scratching even prompted Phil Schiller to comment upon the issue, saying such scratches were “normal.” Well, no, they’re not, Phil. The white iPhone 5, for […]

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Nothing Bad Could Ever Happen With This iPad Knife Block

71hT8tuvHBL._SL1000_I showed the picture of this Victorinox knife block to The Lady and she asked the obvious question: “What could possibly go wrong?” Indeed, what mishaps could possibly befall the user of an iPad stand which also houses a clutch of heavy, sharp metal knives? Nothing, clearly. The $50 block is actually kind of clever, […]

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The Cool Space-Age Welding Technology That Lets The New iMacs Be As Thin As A Knife

The new, ultra-thin iMacs may not be shipping yet, but they are at using cutting-edge manufacturing and fabricating techniques that are right out of the space program.

Case in point? The way the new iMacs achieve their remarkable thinness is because of something called friction-stir welding, and it’s a process that’s been used in spacecraft fuel tanks and airplane wings.

The Register explains more:

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TinkerTool Is A Useful Pocket Knife For Tweaking Your Mac’s Hidden Controls [50 Mac Essentials #50]

Tinkertool icon TinkerTool is the Swiss Army knife you need for your Mac. With its blades you can activate – or deactivate – all sorts of features that are normally hidden from view.   What sort of features? Here are a few of them: Speed up the animation of save sheets Make the icons of hidden applications turn transparent in the Dock Change the default file format for  [Read More…]

Bentley Concept is the Swiss Army Knife of iDevice Ready Vehicles

Bentley showed Apple some love, and in a big way. The company debuted a concept of their flagship Mulsanne luxury vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show that integrates two iPads, two Apple wireless keyboards, one Mac Mini and an iPod Touch into the car. “Many customers use their time in the Mulsanne to keep on top of their business commitments or simply take a few moments to relax. This fully functioning concept highlights the Mulsanne’s  [Read More…]