Tag Archive: Useful


Apple’s Smart Dock Patent Will Make Siri More Useful Around The House

Apple has filed a patent for a “smart dock” which greatly extends the range and capabilities of Siri to give it a far bigger role in your home life. Entitled “Smart Dock for Activating a Voice Recognition Mode of a…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple’s 2013 Acquisitions Show A Focus On Maps, Chips & Making Data Useful

When Apple bought Twitter analytics company Topsy for over $ 200 million earlier this week, many commenters were taking aback. How does Twitter analytics of all things fit into Apple’s general acquisition strategy? Although they broke the story, it looks like…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple’s 2013 Acquisitions Show A Focus On Maps, Chips & Making Data Useful

When Apple bought Twitter analytics company Topsy for over $ 200 million earlier this week, many commenters were taking aback. How does Twitter analytics of all things fit into Apple’s general acquisition strategy? Although they broke the story, it looks like…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Weight, Battery Charging, Speed: The First Retina iPad Mini Review You’ll Actually Find Useful [Review]

iPad Mini with Retina Display by Apple Category: iPad Works With: Your hands Price: $ 400+ What's this? A review of the Retina iPad mini almost a month after launch? That's right. And although I haven't been using my new mini…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Get 11 Insanely Useful Mac Apps With The Black Friday Mac Bundle [Deals]

It’s that time of year again. The time of year where we start looking for the best deals out there. The time of year where we want to get the most bang for our buck wherever we can. Well, Cult…Read more ›    [Read More…]

This Denim-Covered FabFolio Wallet Case For iPhone 5 Is Strikingly Useful [Review]

When going out in the evening, I don’t need all my shopping loyalty cards, my library card, or stacks of other such plastic ephemera mucking up the smooth line of my pockets, so I tend to opt for a less…Read more ›

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Inboard: Finally A Screenshot App That’s Simple Enough To Be Useful

I think I might finally have found a screenshot app for OS X which is simple enough to replace the built-in screen-capture tools. It’s called Inboard, and it further distinguishes itself by having one of the best app icons ever. First, here’s what Inboard doesn’t do: It doesn’t let you mark up your captures; it […]

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The M7 Motion Coprocessor Is Way, Way More Useful Than You Think [Opinion]

MoCoPro.The M7 Motion Coprocessor (MoCoPro?) in the iPhone 5s is something of a mystery beast. It’s function is clear – it is an always-on low-power chip that processes data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass in your iPhone – but its eventual purpose is still a little unclear. So why don’t we do some speculation? […]

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The Mac Variety Bundle 4.0: Get 8 Useful Apps That Will Enhance Your Mac [Deals]

CoM - mac_variety_4Let’s cut to the chase – this bundle offers a variety of tools you can use that will simply enhance your Mac. Whether you want to run Windows-based programs on it with CrossOver Mac 12, get better image management with Sparkbox, or clear out all of the little things uninstalled apps leave behind with CleanApp, […]

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Anchor is Like Facebook, But More Fun, More Useful And For Coworkers Only [Daily Freebie]

anchor-2  The Cult of Mac team used Glassboard to help coordinate our reporting efforts at this year’s CES back in January. It was quick, simple, tied us all together and made the show a little less crazy. This time around, maybe we’ll dump Glassboard for Anchor, released today. It’s an app with the same basic […]

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