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Protect Your iPhone 5 From Scratches with a Terribly Ugly Half-A**ed Free Solution

Oct 9, 2012 - 9 Comments

Worried about scratching the back of your beautiful iPhone 5? Don’t want to wait for an official InvisibleShield to be released from ZAGG or the other film protector companies? Maybe you’re just cheap and don’t feel like shelling out the $30 to protect your $200+ iPhone investment? Well, if you don’t mind having an incredibly … Read More

The Windows Blue Screen of Death Makes a Hilarious iPad Lock Screen

Oct 6, 2012 - 18 Comments

One of the many things that iOS and Mac switchers coming from the Windows world surely don’t miss is the infamous Blue Screen of Death. To celebrate your freedom from that dreaded BSOD, you can dress up your iPad or Mac with a hilarious blue screen wallpaper, which easily ranks up there with that awful … Read More

Add Speech Bubbles to Pictures with Preview in Mac OS X

Oct 5, 2012 - 2 Comments

The latest version of Preview app from OS X Mountain Lion onward feature a couple of fun menu items that let you quickly add comic book styled speech bubbles to any photo. It’s extremely easy to use, but it’s also easy to overlook, so here’s how to use them to add some humor to any … Read More

5 Stupid Terminal Tricks to Keep You Entertained

Oct 5, 2012 - 13 Comments

Bored? Launch Terminal and get ready for some completely stupid tricks to keep yourself entertained. You’ll be listening to Horse Ebooks blab away, watching Star Wars in ASCII, playing retro games, toasting your CPU cores with a repetitive phrase, and even talking to a virtual psychotherapist. The hidden joys of the command line are upon … Read More

Don’t Shoot an iPhone 5 with Lasers [Video]

Oct 4, 2012 - 16 Comments

The iPhone 5 may be a lot tougher than it’s predecessor, but apparently it’s no match for lasers. For some reason or another someone decided to shoot a bunch of lasers at an iPhone 5 to see how it would hold up, and what do you know, it ends up destroying the iPhone. Entirely pointless, … Read More

Another Unaired Macintosh Commercial from 1983 Featuring Andy Hertzfeld [Video]

Sep 29, 2012 - 3 Comments

Another piece of early Apple history has been uncovered in a newly found unaired commercial for the original Macintosh computer. Filmed in 1983, the video features original Macintosh software designer Andy Hertzfeld discussing what he expects of the Macintosh, saying: “I expect to be totally amazed at what people are going to do with Macintosh. … Read More

iPhone 5 Humor Roundup

Sep 17, 2012 - 2 Comments

We’re all very excited about the iPhone 5 around here, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a good laugh at the expense of ourselves and the device itself. We already shared a pretty funny video of people who think an old iPhone 4S is an iPhone 5, but here’s a collection of iPhone 5 … Read More

Watch People Who Think iPhone 4S is the New iPhone 5 [Humor]

Sep 13, 2012 - 9 Comments

What happens when you give someone the now old iPhone 4S and tell them it’s a brand new iPhone 5? Late-night talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel finds out, and the results are pretty funny. With people commenting on the supposedly bigger screen, being sturdier, and feeling lighter, perhaps Apple doesn’t need to redesign the iPhones often … Read More

Play SNES Games in OS X Mountain Lion with the BSNES Emulator

Aug 24, 2012 - 9 Comments

Super Nintendo was one of the greatest game consoles of yesteryear, and with BSNES you can play the SNES classics right on your Mac running OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Lion. It may not be as full featured as the popular SNES9x alternative that works only on older versions of Mac OS X, … Read More

Bring Retro Macintosh Sound Effects to OS X

Aug 23, 2012 - 7 Comments

If you’ve been using the Macintosh platform long enough you’ll undoubtedly have fond memories of the classic Mac OS system sounds like Quack, Wild Eep, moof, Boing, Droplet, Monkey, Laugh, and Logjam. Those sound effects from the wee old days of System 6, System 7, and System 8, echoed throughout many school computer labs throughout … Read More

The Mars Curiosity Rover is Basically a PowerMac G3 with Wheels

Aug 11, 2012 - 12 Comments

We already knew that NASA used a lot of Macs during the Mars Curiosity landing event, but hardcore Mac geeks will be interested to know the Rover itself is running on both hardware and software that Apple used not only in consumer Macs of yesteryear, but that Apple still uses today! In fact, the setup … Read More

Run an Apple II Simulator on the iPad and iPhone with XScreenSaver

Aug 10, 2012 - 2 Comments

iOS users who long for 1979, it’s time to rejoice. Just like you can run an Apple II simulator in Mac OS X, you can now run that same piece of computing history right on your iPad, iPod touch, or iPhone. It’s all part of the free XScreenSaver package for iOS, which includes a huge … Read More

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