Tag Archive: Tool


How to Always Show Red-Eye Removal Tool in Photos for Mac

The Mac Photos app includes a great red-eye removal tool, which makes quick work of getting rid of the glaring red eye effect which can sometimes happen with photos of faces. One of the curiosities of Photos for Mac though is the red eye tool is not always visible as an option, as the app … Read More

FBI reveals unlocking tool doesn’t work on iPhone 5s and higher

The iPhone unlocking tool used by the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone 5c can only be used on “a narrow slice phones” the agency admitted. FBI Director James Comey revealed that litigation between Apple and the federal government has ended, but the tool the agency purchased to unlock the device does not […]

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Apple TV is a tool of seduction in hilarious new ad

Alison Brie and that guy who got his arm chopped off in Game of Thrones are bringing their talents to Apple TV in a funny new ad called “The Kiss” that highlights Siri remote features. Apple premiered the ad today, which puts the two as actors on a dramatic war movie set. Using Apple TV, […]

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Magic Flute bike pump is a magical tool you shouldn’t ride without

Lust List: Magic Flute bike pump by Portland Design Works The magic of the Magic Flute is its ability to do two things with equal aplomb. On the one hand, it is a solidly built hand pump that lets you fill your bike tire the old-fashioned way. On the other, it is a handy CO2 […]

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Which social media management tool is right for your business? Depends on its size

This post is brought to you by Link-Assistant.Com Social media is a key component for businesses of any size. Whether it’s a restaurant managing their Facebook page and Yelp reviews, or a massive corporation whose message must be coordinated and ultimately use social media to shift public opinion, there are a whole range of powerful […]

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Google’s Inbox app gets handy ‘Smart Reply’ tool

Google’s Inbox app is getting a handy “Smart Reply†tool that’ll suggests short, simple responses to your emails when a quickly reply is all that’s required. The tool hopes to help you wade through your busy inbox a whole lot faster. “Inbox is already on hand assisting you with the next step, organizing your trips, and […]

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Turn your kitchen timer into a time-lapse video tool

Photography equipment can be expensive, but there are plenty of items lying around the house that can help you get your shots. Why buy a pin-hole camera made of fine hardwood when you can make one out of an oatmeal container? Designer Mattia Ciucciarelli wants to spare us the cost of an expensive tripod head […]

Track flights with iOS 9 and El Capitan’s secret tool

If you travel a lot, iOS 9 and El Capitan, both currently in beta, have a hidden feature just for you. The latest operating systems from Apple offer a new data detector, similar to the ones that can detect a phone number or address in the Mail, Notes, or Messages apps. If you have a […]

Repair your electronics with iFixit Pro Tech Screwdriver Set and Jimmy Tool Bundle [Deals]

With today’s tech, the general rule seems to be that if it’s broke you can’t fix it. But perhaps you could, if you just had the tools to work with the micro-sized, specialized screws and airtight seams of phones, computers, gaming consoles, and the like. Most of those tools for access are in this excellent bundle from […]

ResearchKit turns every iPhone into a medical crowdsourcing tool

Aside from the gorgeous new 12-inch MacBook Air, the part of today’s Apple keynote that excited me the most was the announcement of what Apple is calling ResearchKit, a new open-source iOS software framework designed to crowdsource volunteers for medical research… Read more ›