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News Flash: Don’t Drop Your iPhone 6 [Videos]

Sep 19, 2014 - 12 Comments
Broken iPhone 6 from drop test

If you were planning on dropping your beautiful new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus onto concrete or another hard surface, you may want to reconsider your plans, or perhaps buy a case. Why, might you ask? Well, and this may come as a shock so brace yourself, but it turns out that dropping an … Read More

Have Your Mac Tell You Bad Knock-Knock Jokes

Sep 8, 2014 - 5 Comments
Tell Me A Joke to Speakable Items in Mac OS X

There’s a rather amusing Easter Egg built into the Speakable Items function of OS X Accessibility options that lets your Mac tell you bad jokes. Yes, seriously. Sounds goofy, maybe even pointless? Well that’s why it’s an Easter Egg, so if that isn’t compelling I don’t know what is. Let’s dig in and learn how … Read More

6 Wearable Things the iWatch Definitely Won’t Look Like

Sep 5, 2014 - 14 Comments
seiko-uc2100-wrist

We’re just a few days away from getting a look at the Apple wearable device, dubbed the iWatch by fans and the tech press. And while a new report from the New York Times provides some juicy details about features like a flexible curved glass display, nobody has any idea what the iWatch will actually … Read More

Classic Western Art Modernized with iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks

Sep 1, 2014 - 4 Comments
Earring and the iPhone

What if the Edvard Munch expressionist classic The Scream was really a reaction to a broken iPhone screen? What if A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte was modernized for the 21st century, what would that Sunday afternoon look like now? What if The Card Players were actually just two guys staring … Read More

3 Hilarious Apple Humor Videos to Watch And Have a Laugh

Aug 9, 2014 - 5 Comments
bright-blue-apple-logo-wallpaper

Apple rumors are in high gear right now, with the iPhone 6 launch date just under a month away, the next generation iPad coming sometime in October, and the iWatch apparently arriving that same month too. Rather than taking things too seriously, let’s take a lighter look at the Apple obsession with these three videos … Read More

Use Fake Progress Bars to Pretend You’re Really Busy with the Stupid Corporate Avoidance Mac App

May 9, 2014 - 6 Comments
Fake progress bar app makes it look like you're busy

Want a fun way to kill some time on Friday? Get your best “Sorry boss, can’t do it, just too busy right now!” ready and try out Corporate Avoidance, an amusingly named Mac app that draws fake rendering progress bars across fake renditions of popular film, video, and audio production apps, giving the illusion that … Read More

4 Goofy April Fools Day Pranks to Play on Mac Users

Apr 1, 2014 - 9 Comments
Mac Pranks for April Fools

It’s April Fools Day, that means the internet is full of useless stuff and just about everything should be doubted. But rather than feed you BS, we’ll show you how you can contribute to some general tomfoolery by pranking your friends, family, and coworkers with some fun and harmless little Mac pranks. Ready to goof … Read More

Ask Siri to Find You a 7-Eleven, The Response Is Unexpected

Mar 3, 2014 - 9 Comments
Siri finding a 7-11

If you’re a regular reader here, you already know that Siri can be used for directions, and you know there’s plenty of funny commands to ask, but this one is an unexpected combination of both… Grab your iPhone (or iPad) and ask Siri to find you a 7-Eleven (yes the global 24 hour convenience store), … Read More

A Very Dumb Yet Amusing iMessage Prank: Infinite Typing Indicator GIF

Dec 4, 2013 - Leave a Comment
iMessage sending animated gif

Now that the iMessage protocol supports animated gifs, you can play an incredibly stupid prank on your friends by sending them this amusing animated image of the infamous “typing” animation that plays when the person on the other end of an iMessage conversation is in the midst of a reply. All you need to do … Read More

This Goofy Mac Bug Lets You Freeze a Window Askew While Remaining Functional

Aug 16, 2013 - 1 Comment
Skewed window bug in Mac OS X

A quirky bug in Mac OS X lets you freeze any window half-way through the minimize animation, providing for a completely askew window that retains the intended functionality. Obviously this isn’t particularly useful, but it can be fun to use and it’s very easy to replicate, here’s how to do it:

Turn the Terminal into a Matrix-Style Scrolling Screen of Binary or Gibberish

Aug 15, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Scrolling Matrix terminal window

The command line is usually thought of as serious and we usually only cover useful terminal tricks that are fairly advanced, but not everything in the Terminal has to be useful. To prove that, we have three command strings that when pasted into the OS X Terminal, do nothing but scroll screenfuls of random text, … 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

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