Remember Blux Camera? Back in October of last year, I described it as â€œthe camera app Rick Deckard would use.â€ I stand by that, only now Blux has gotten a little remote companion which makes it even more Blade-Runnerier to use.
The new app is called Blux Lens and it turns your iPhone into a remote and all-seeing eye for the larger iPad app. There are a bunch of apps in [Read More...]
The RFLKT is way more practical than the iPhone on your handlebars
RFLKT by Wahoo Category: Sports/Fitness Works With: iPhone 4S+5, iPad 3,4, mini Price: $ 130
The promise of the Wahoo RFLKT is of a tiny, ultralight box with an LCD readout which displays information from an iPhone cycling app on the handlebars of your bike. You get the advantage of using your favorite tracking app, and also of having an easy [Read More...]
Following today’s big story that a number of employee computers within Apple were compromised following a zero-day Java exploit, Oracle has just released update 15 for Java 7 and update 41 for Java 6.
While there’s no specific mention of what has been updated, there’s excellent reason to believe it fixes the vulnerability that compromised both Apple and Facebook.
SANS Technology Institute’s Johannes B. Ullrich notes that in this patch…
Oracle [Read More...]
A new contextual menu feature available in the OS X Finder make sending files out from a Mac faster than ever before, and perhaps even better, this trick can be used to send a file or document to multiple client recipients, be they on nearby Macs and iPads, or far away iPhones and iPod touches. The only requirement for the sender and the recipient is for iMessage to be set up on their device, which these days just about every [Read More...]
By the numbers: A simple Drafts action can remote control your Mac.
Wouldnâ€™t it be neat if you could type â€œHey MacBook, STFU!â€ into your iPhoneâ€™s text editor and â€“ mere moments later â€“ have your Mac do just that? Welcome to the nerdy world of automation, where you can remote control not just your computer but your whole home, just using plain text.
With a few simple tools you can control iTunes, turn [Read More...]
Fantastical â€” the incredible calendaring app from Flexibits â€” is kicking off this week’s must-have apps roundup, and it’s accompanied by KitCam, a great new photography app that gives Tap Tap Tap’s Camera+ some real competition. We also have some big updates to Apple’s Remote app and Vimeo.
Fantastical â€” iPhone ($ 1.99)
Fantastical is now available to download for your iPhone,Â and like its desktop counterpart, itâ€™ll change the way you use [Read More...]
The Retina display is impressive, and I still fawn over my MacBook Pro’s two-year-old unibody shell. But it’s always been the magical little details that’ve gotten me really hopped up about Apple.Case in point: The new version of Apple’s Remote iOS app.
The app is every bit as stunning as the new iTunes, and now surpasses the iOS Music app in coolness; I sat around for about fifteen minutes on my iPad [Read More...]
Now that Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook Air, and Retina MacBook Pro have moved away from carrying internal SuperDrives, owners of these newer Macs will possibly get more usage out of the Remote Disc feature than ever before. For those unfamiliar, Remote Disc does pretty much what it sounds like, allowing one Mac to share and access another Macs DVD/CD drive as if it was their own. [Read More...]
Gizmon’s remote shutter release for the iPhone is simple, effective and cheap. But its novelty styling in the shape of a roll of film is likely to baffle much of its potential audience.
The iCA Remote Shutter is a kit containing a male-to-male headphone cable and a switch. The switch mimics a roll of 35mm film, and pressing down the button on top fires the shutter. The “mechanics” are simple: the switch is a volume-up button. [Read More...]