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Flip a Coin & Roll the Dice with Siri

Jun 1, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Roll dice with Siri

Can’t decide whether to have pizza or thai for dinner, but you’re all out of coins to flip and make the decision for you? Or maybe you can’t play Yahtzee or Bunco because you lost your dice? No big deal if you have an iPhone or iPad laying around, because Siri can both roll dice … Read More

Stylize Contacts & Names on the iPhone By Adding Emoji Characters

May 15, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Emoji icons added to contacts names on an iPhone

Adding Emoji to contacts names on the iPhone is a fun way to stylize individual contacts and to bring an additional layer of customization to iOS. Other than being fun looking, it can also help to quickly identify names in the contacts list, get an additional visual indicator of who sent a text message, and … Read More

Rickroll the Terminal with curl

Apr 1, 2013 - 6 Comments
Rick Roll the Terminal

Ever wished you could find a new creative way to rickroll your particularly tech savvy friends? Just about nobody is fooled by the random YouTube links anymore, and URL shorteners alone aren’t always enough, but now you can bring the persistently annoying rickrolling to the Terminal of OS X and Linux by running a simple … Read More

3 Harmless Pranks to Play on iPhone & iPad Users for April Fools Day

Apr 1, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Guided Access

Being April Fools Day, the internet is largely useless, news is a mess, and much of what you’ll read today is inaccurate rubbish. But don’t worry, we’re not going to fall into that trap, and instead for April Fools we’ll offer up a few pranks that you can play on anyone that has an iPhone, … Read More

Kim Jong Un Uses an iMac

Mar 29, 2013 - 36 Comments
Kim Jong Un and his iMac

We all know that Apple products are quite popular around the world, but would you ever have guessed that the North Korean “Supreme Leader” Kim Jong Un is a Mac user? Well, he is, and in a recently released press photo from the North Korean state media you can see Kim Jong Un sitting at … Read More

Check Out This Awesome LEGO Rendition of the Original Macintosh

Jan 25, 2013 - 4 Comments
LEGO Macintosh

This LEGO build of the original Macintosh 128k is a thing of retro beauty, all that’s missing are some wild eeps to go along with it. Check out the full size version, but the LEGO rendition image resolution maxes out at 1024 x 683, so if you were hoping to use it as a wallpaper … Read More

Protect an iPad While Cooking By Keeping it Safe in a Plastic Bag

Jan 13, 2013 - 8 Comments
Cooking with an iPad, using a zip lock bag as screen protection

The iPad is a great cooking tool that’s perfect for keeping track of recipes and being the ultimate kitchen resource, but if you’ve ever cooked with an iPad you’ll know the screen can get pretty mucked up with various ingredients, and if you aren’t careful it could even damage the device. Thankfully, another kitchen item … Read More

The iPad Potty! The Worst iPad Accessory Ever Made? Or the Best?

Jan 10, 2013 - 11 Comments
iPad toilet

This lovely colorful plastic toilet is also an iPad stand, and that means you can now finally potty train a child (or yourself, no judgment here!) with the help of a convenient iPad-toilet combo. I don’t know about you, but I have far more questions than answers about this thing. Is there an app that … Read More

Watch an iPhone 5 Fall 100,000 Feet and Survive [Video]

Jan 4, 2013 - 14 Comments
iPhone at 100,000 feet drop

G-Form, the makers of extreme protective cases for iPads, MacBooks, and iPhones, is demonstrating the effectiveness of their latest iPhone 5 case by sending a device 100,000′ into the atmosphere with a weather balloon, and then letting it free fall and crash land back to Earth. As you probably guessed, the device survives just fine, … Read More

A Nice & Simple Binary Clock Screen Saver for Mac OS X

Dec 29, 2012 - 23 Comments
Binary clock screen saver

Minimally styled clock screen savers are fairly popular and we’ve shared a variety of them here before, but it’s hard to get more minimal than a binary clock. The aptly named BinaryClock is just that, a free and simple binary clock screen saver for OS X that has some nice color effects that change with … Read More

Get Emoji Definitions Quickly in iOS

Dec 28, 2012 - 3 Comments
Define Emoji in iOS with Speak

Did someone send an Emoji to your iPhone, iPod, or iPad and you have not the faintest of clues as to what it’s supposed to mean? With the vast array of emoji icons out there, you’re not alone, but there’s an excellent little-known feature that uses iOS text-to-speech to give a precise definition of the … Read More

Track Santa Live this Christmas with a NORAD iPhone App, Google, or Bing

Dec 24, 2012 - Leave a Comment
Santa Tracking

Christmas Eve is upon us, and that means it’s Santa tracking season! Whether you’re keeping an eye on Santa’s yearly world journey for yourself or just the little ones in your life, tracking Santa is now easier than ever. You can track Santa directly from your iPhone with an official NORAD app, use the official … Read More

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