Hardware

Picktorial 3.0 review: A fresh approach to photo editing and management

Apple has never been the biggest player in photo editing, but when it chose to discontinue Aperture and throw its efforts behind Photos for Mac, many developers saw an opportunity to jump into the field. One of those, Picktorial 3.0 … Continue reading

Little Flocker reincarnates as Xfence, a free beta from F-Secure

When security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski took a job at Apple a few weeks ago, I heard from many people concerned about the future of his macOS app, Little Flocker, a tool that restricts apps and system processes access to files … Continue reading

How to upgrade an old iPhoto library to Photos (or recover it)

Reader Celia Drummond had a Mac crash so severe, she had to upgrade her system from Mavericks to El Capitan—I didn’t ask about Sierra—although she was able to recover her data from Time Machine. However, after using the iPhoto Library … Continue reading

Goal Zero Yeti 400 Portable Power Station review: Reliable power for your RV or campsite

Goal Zero specializes in portable batteries, totable solar panels and 12-volt lighting hardware. Last March, while preparing to live full-time in our 35-foot motorhome, I picked up one of the company’s Yeti 400 Portable Power Stations ($460) and a pair … Continue reading

Finsix Dart-C charger review: Tiny, powerful, and worth the expense

If you accidentally left your USB-C laptop charger during a layover at Batman Airport (yes, it’s real), consider yourself lucky, because you now have an excuse to upgrade to a much sexier, much lighter power brick, like the Finsix Dart-C … Continue reading

42% off Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – (XBOX ONE, PS4) – Deal Alert

Today you’ll see the price drop an extra 42% on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands. Experience total freedom of choice in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, the ultimate military shooter set in a massive open world setting.  The Santa Blanca … Continue reading

Discounted CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 Space Saving Bundle – Deal Alert

CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 in tow is like a professional cleaning team for your Mac. The all-new CleanMyMac 3 will clean, optimize, and maintain your Mac. It scans every inch of your system, removes gigabytes of junk in just … Continue reading

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Report: Apple poached augmented reality expert from NASA to work on glasses

All signs are pointing to Apple’s work on an augmented reality device of some sort, and now Apple has a new addition working on that effort: NASA’s Jeff Norris. According to Bloomberg, Apple hired Norris away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion … Continue reading

Today at Apple sessions aim to make Apple stores the modern-day town square

Move over, Starbucks. Apple wants to be the gathering spot for younger generations. This week, Apple announced a series of educational sessions in all 495 Apple store locations around the U.S., starting in May. Titled “Today at Apple,” the hands-on … Continue reading

Apple’s first original series, Carpool Karaoke, delayed to later this year

In a blow to Apple’s original content ambitions, the company has delayed the scheduled April premiere of Carpool Karaoke to later this year. In a strange move, Apple postponed the launch party for the full-length show, its first foray into … Continue reading