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  • Watch a 1984 Mac spin out Guardians of the Galaxy hero

    30 July 2014, 1:53 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    While we wait for this weekend’s highly-anticipated Marvel movie, The Guardians of the Galaxy, we thought it’d be fun to pass along this sweet speed-painting from filmmaker Matthew Pearce. It shows an illustration of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, created…
  • New Constantine trailer outs your demons

    30 July 2014, 1:41 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    It’s definitely trailer week, especially for comic book and other genre movies, but here’s one for an upcoming DC television show based on the Vertigo property, Hellblazer. The show will cover the exploits of a certain John Constantine, supernaturally…
  • Get over $900 worth of creative software with The Productive Design Mac Bundle [Deals]

    30 July 2014, 1:20 pm by: Allan Blocker

    If you work and play in creative environments, you already know that design software can be pretty darned expensive. Still, if you want to be the best designer you can be, you’re going to need that software, so you have…Read more ›
  • Russia tells Apple it wants to check its source code for spying

    30 July 2014, 1:12 pm by: Buster Hein

    As the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War continues to unfold, Russian officials have proposed that Apple hand the government access to its entire source code, just to make sure there aren’t any spying bugs…Read more ›
  • These hidden iOS tricks will turn you into a speed demon

    30 July 2014, 12:51 pm by: Joshua Smith

    When using your iOS device, you can get used to doing things the same way, day after day. But sometimes there are more efficient ways of getting things done with your iPhone or iPad. In today’s video, we show you…Read more ›
  • Fake Apple ad campaign protests Obama’s Silicon Valley visit

    30 July 2014, 12:08 pm by: Buster Hein

    Apple’s legendary iPod ads have been nothing less than iconic, but a California street artists has turned the famous marketing campaign into an anti-Obama parody ahead of the President’s visit to area. President Obama just wrapped up a quick…
  • Westboro Baptist Church plans hatefest outside Apple HQ

    30 July 2014, 11:29 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Whacko fundamentalist group (and presumed Android users) the Westboro Baptist Church have announced plans to picket Apple again. What’s the reason this time? Well, aside from the fact that Apple makes very nice computers and smartphones, apparently the…
  • Snapchat seeks funding with whopping $10 billion valuation

    30 July 2014, 10:56 am by: Cult of Android

    Snapchat is currently in talks with investors over a round of funding that could value the company at a mind-blowing $10 billion, according to sources for Bloomberg. That’s a little over half the $19 billion Facebook paid for WhatsApp, but double the $5…
  • Get totally free talk, text and data on your iPad, thanks to FreedomPop

    30 July 2014, 10:05 am by: John Brownlee

    You may know FreedomPop as the guys who will turn your iPod touch into a free iPhone, but if you have an iPad, the carrier is now willing to do the same thing, giving any Sprint-compatible iPad free talking, texting…Read more ›
  • How to get $1 free video credit with every Amazon Prime purchase

    30 July 2014, 9:50 am by: John Brownlee

    Are you an Amazon Prime member? If you’re willing to settle for slower shipping, you may be able to trade prompt delivery for sweet, sweet digital credits. Why would anyone who pays $99-plus a year for Amazon Prime opt for…Read more ›
  • Popcorn Time can now stream torrents to your Apple TV

    30 July 2014, 9:39 am by: John Brownlee

    Popcorn Time is Hollywood’s worst nightmare: a Netflix for torrents that streams the hottest movies right to your Mac or PC. Now, it’s become even more nightmarish for the industry. It will now stream torrented movies directly to the Apple…Read more ›
  • Kindle app adds Wikipedia integration and notes export

    30 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Say whatever you want about the cold reception afforded its Fire Phone, but Amazon’s had a pretty great year when it comes to its core business of selling books: first announcing the creation of its Kindle Unlimited scheme, and now…Read more ›
  • Fantasy clashes with reality in wonky wonderlands

    30 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Brendan Seibel

    Real life gets old real quick. Work, chores, traffic jams, monotony — all the details of the daily grind infect the human body and build into a fever that only breaks when bags get packed. The search for diversion leads…Read more ›
  • Crazy Taxi: City Rush pulls up to the App Store tomorrow

    30 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Luke Dormehl

    Back in the heady days of the early new Millennium I went out and bought a Sega Dreamcast (still a massively underrated console, in my mind) to play Crazy Taxi, one of the most original and addictive arcade games I’d…Read more ›
  • BBM makeover will rid Android and iOS of the ugly BB10 interface

    30 July 2014, 8:58 am by: Cult of Android

    BlackBerry finally gave in and brought its famous BBM messaging service to Android and iOS last year, but it wanted to remind us that it still had a smartphone platform of its own by giving its apps a nasty BlackBerry 10 style…Read more ›
  • TuneIn Radio Pro gets unexpected price hike

    30 July 2014, 7:39 am by: Cult of Android

      If you haven’t already paid to upgrade to TuneIn Radio Pro, then chances are you won’t be doing so anytime soon. The popular internet radio app just got a massive price increase from $3.99 to $9.99 for no apparent reason,…Read more ›
  • Self-driving cars will be on U.K. roads by January

    30 July 2014, 6:31 am by: Cult of Android

    The U.K. is set to allow self-driving cars to use public roads as of January 2015. Currently they are allowed on private roads only. The Department for Transport had previously claimed that driverless cars would be trialled on public roads…Read more ›
  • Flickr boosts chances to make money from your iPhone pics

    29 July 2014, 7:43 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    Flickr has just jumped into the photo licensing market with both feet, hoping to help you sell your stunning photos to a variety of “photo agencies, editors, bloggers and other creative minds.” Image licensing isn’t a new idea for Flickr,…Read more ›
  • Instagram trial runs Bolt, its one-tap messaging app aimed at Snapchat

    29 July 2014, 4:40 pm by: Alex Heath

    Instagram has begun rolling out a brand new app called Bolt. After the app’s name and icon recently leaked, Bolt has become available for download in the New Zealand, Singapore, and South African App Stores. Bolt is basically a direct competitor…Read more…
  • Facebook’s iOS app will soon get rid of Messaging for good

    29 July 2014, 4:25 pm by: John Brownlee

    For at least the last year, rumor has had it that Facebook would soon require anyone who wished to message a friend through its official iPhone app to install a tertiary app, Facebook Messenger, instead. Up until now, Facebook has…Read more ›
  • Confirmed: Apple acquires podcast recommendation app Swell

    29 July 2014, 4:22 pm by: Alex Heath

    It was recently reported that Apple was buying Swell, an iPhone app that took a Pandora approach to playing podcasts. The acquisition was said to cost around $30 million, and the app has since been taken off the App Store. Now Apple has…Read more ›
  • Ford plans to ditch Blackberry for thousands of iPhones by end of 2014

    29 July 2014, 4:05 pm by: Alex Heath

    Apple scored a major corporate client today in Ford, the second largest U.S. automaker. Ford has announced that it is switching from Blackerry to the iPhone, and new iPhones will be in the hands of thousands of employees by the…Read more ›
  • Why the iWatch may be Santa’s last-minute gift this December

    29 July 2014, 3:25 pm by: Alex Heath

    Although Apple is still expected to unveil the iWatch to the world at an October event, the actual release of the wearable may coincide with the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 closer to Christmas. A key parts supplier in Asia for…Read more ›
  • Why the iPad could be your next home theater

    29 July 2014, 3:16 pm by: Luke Dormehl

    In an age in which the latest movies can be watched on your iPad or even iPhone, it’s questionable exactly what the point of going to an actual movie theater is. Unless you’re a fan of seeing movies projected, that…Read more ›
  • PvZ: Dark Ages, Part 2 shuffles in with new levels, plants, and zombies

    29 July 2014, 2:06 pm by: Rob LeFebvre

    Can you dig it? The second part of the new content update for EA’s Plants vs. Zombies 2: The Dark Ages, is now live and wending its way to your very own zombie-infested iPad, iPhone, or Android device. This new…Read more ›

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