Tag Archive: Magic


Here’s a slightly obscure tip that’s worth sharing becasue it could literally save you from a lost photo library. If you use Lightroom, Adobe has a “secret” script you can download that extracts the JPG images from your previews. Why… Read more ›     

How many times have you had to replace an iPod because you dropped it in water? Almost all of us have suffered the agony of liquid damaged devices at least once — but this is something you never have to… Read more ›     

Love Star Trek but cringe every time William Shatner opens his mouth? Google’s new method for customizing video could allow you to mute Captain Kirk’s melodramatic monologues, skip scenes in which the character appears, or even change the channel every… Read more ›     

As you can see, it’s snowing in the Terminal. This bit of fun is seriously easy to make happen, and it looks super cool when you maximize the Terminal window to full screen. Here’s how to make it snow on… Read more ›     

When I saw Tunnel Escape in the App Store my first thought was that it looked a lot like the magic carpet sequence in the Super Nintendo version of Disney’s Aladdin (which is the best version, do not bring your… Read more ›     

One of our favorite toys here at Cult of Mac is the the Lytro, a bizarre and radically cool digital camera that allows you to refocus your images after you snap them. The Lytro is fairly big — it’s about… Read more ›     

Hacker Magic Allows iOS Core To Run On Nokia N900

When you look at iOS, you’re looking at a user interface more than an operating system. Beneath the animations, transparencies and rounded-corner icons is the core of the operating system… basically, a bunch of ASCII text, similar to a Terminal… Read more ›     

Magic Mouse gestures let you use swipes and taps on the mouse itself to do things like go back a page when browsing in Safari. Unfortunately, some folks who have upgraded to Mavericks may have noticed that their Magic Mouse… Read more ›     

magic-2014SEATTLE, PAX 2013 – Wizards of the Coast is at the Penny Arcade Epo (PAX) this year to show off the most recent digital version of its digital card battler, Magic the Gathering 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers, available for iPad, PC, select Android devices, and gaming consoles. This is the first expansion set for […]

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One of the coolest features of Photoshop for iOS is the “Scribble Select” tool. You draw a fat green line around any object you want to keep, and scribble some red into the parts you want to delete. Hit “OK” and a few moments later you have your subject, neatly cut out from the background, better than you could have managed on even the best desktop machine of a few years back.

But what  [Read More...]