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Spice Up Conversations and Have Fun with New Emoji Icons in iOS 6

Oct 21, 2012 - 7 Comments
New Emoji in iOS 6

One fun but easily overlooked feature of iOS are Emoji icons, and iOS 6 has added a ton of new incredibly detailed and often hilarious Emoji into the mix. To access the extra Emoji characters, you’ll need the Emoji keyboard enabled first if you haven’t done so yet. Once it’s on, you’ll be able to … Read More

Saturday Night Live iPhone 5 Skit Puts Ridiculous Complaints Into Perspective

Oct 15, 2012 - 26 Comments
SNL iPhone 5 kit

Saturday Night Live weighed in on the ridiculous nature of some of the iPhone 5 complaints this past weekend with an amusing skit that spoofs whiny tech journalists and their complaints with the Chinese factory workers who build the iPhone itself. It’s pretty funny and puts the outrageous complaints into some proper perspective, ranging from … Read More

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

Oct 9, 2012 - 9 Comments
Ugliest scratch protection for iPhone 5 ever?

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
Funny iPad lock screen: blue screen of death

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
Add speech bubbles to pictures in Mac OS X

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
Star Wars in Terminal

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
iPhone 5 lasers

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
Andy Hertzfeld of Apple, early Macintosh days

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
iPhone 10

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
People who think iPhone 4S is the new iPhone 5

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
BSNES keyboard controls

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
Get Classic Macintosh System Sounds in OS X

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

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