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Swipe Those iOS 7 Safari Tabs Away [iOS Tips]

The new mobile Safari app built in to iOS 7 has a whole new multi-windowed interface, which allows for a near limitless number of windows that you can open at once. Simply hit the icon in the far right-hand bottom…Read more ›

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Facebook Ads On iPhone Are 1,790% More Profitable Than Those On Android

While you may see the same adverts inside the Facebook app no matter which smartphone you use, those ads are 1,790% more profitable on the iPhone than they are on Android-powered smartphones. That’s according to an analysis of over 200…Read more ›

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Capture Those Action Shots in iOS 7 With Camera’s Burst Mode [iOS Tips]

These are not action shots.Back in the iOS 7 beta, we noticed a feature that would focus your iPhone camera when you held down the volume button in landscape mode. When I went to do the same thing yesterday while taking pictures of my Macbook Air’s trackpad (don’t ask), and instead of a nicely auto-focused picture, I got a […]

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Download Or Stream Those Podcasts To Your iOS Device? You Decide [iOS Tips]

Podcast StreamingOne of my favorite new features of the Podcasts app in iOS, on iPhone or iPad, is the ability to stream episodes directly, rather than have to download them. It’s made me much more independent and willing to try out new podcasts; I simply don’t have to subscribe to ones that don’t catch my fancy, […]

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Remove Those Pesky Default Apps From The Dock For Fun And Profit [OS X Tips]

OK, maybe not profit.

OK, maybe not profit.

After I wrote a tip on removing icons from the new Mountain Lion Dock a while back, I got a few questions from readers who weren’t quite able to make it work.

Cult of Mac reader, Diane, emailed and said, “well, it sounds good…..But none of your suggestions work on my computer. when I let go, it still zooms back. when I trash it, it  [Read More…]

Those Greasy Finger Swipes On Your iPad Screen Make For Great Abstract Art [Gallery]

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Not only is your iPad the greatest time-killer of all-time, but while you’re busy playing games, writing emails, taking pictures, and tweeting, you’re also creating some abstract artwork with each tap and swipe.

Artists Andre Woolery and Victor AbiJaoudi noticed that each iPad app reveals a different pattern of swipes and taps that form a unique piece of artwork. In their collaboration series called Invisible Hieroglyphics, the duo highlight all of  [Read More…]

Find Those Hidden Purchases In The Mac App Store [OS X Tips]

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So, you’ve hidden a few of the apps you’ve purchased in the Mac App Store, but you want to get them back, right?

It’s ok, we understand. Sometimes you just don’t want everyone knowing what you’ve purchased. Or maybe you’re getting a little tired of seeing Mac OS X Lion in your Purchased Apps history. So you hide it.

But then you want to get it back, so  [Read More…]

SimCity Coming To Mac On June 11, Those Who Bought It On PC Get It Free

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EA and Maxis have today announced that their latest SimCity game is coming to the Mac on June 11, and pre-purchasing will begin tomorrow, April 11. The title will be available to download through Origin for Mac — which launched earlier this year — and those who have already bought the title on PC will get the Mac version for free.

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Mastering iMessages On Your iPhone: Keep Those Darn Things Private [iOS Tips]

Has this happened to you? You’re out and about with friends, and a text message (or iMessage) hits your iPhone. Being a serious iPhone user and Tweeter, of course, you’ve left your iPhone out on the tabletop. Unfortunately, the text message that shows up on your screen isn’t very flattering to the friend sitting immediately to your left. She sees it, gets upset, storms off. Nobody wins.

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AT&T Gives FaceTime Over Cellular Back To Everyone Except Those With Grandfathered Unlimited Data

Five years on, the iPhone's still got it.

AT&T has been dancing around its FaceTime restrictions for several months now. Before iOS 6 even went public, it was discovered that the carrier would block FaceTime calls over a cellular connection at its own discretion. AT&T later confirmed that users would have to be on one of its new shared data plans.

Public outcry caused AT&T to then backtrack and extend  [Read More…]