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How to arrange your iPhone home screen to get things done

Apple devices "just work" right out of the box. Every step of the first experience with an Apple computer is designed to teach you...

Hack your MacBook Air Software Reinstall Drive to install Lion

So I had this idea... What if we could replace the installer on your Macbook Air restore drive with the Lion installer? I got pretty...

Why Apple has to charge you for FaceTime

In all of the excitement of today's announcements it was discovered that FaceTime was out of beta and officially in the Mac App...

Digg: “We’re Building A Reader”

Following the disappointing news that Google will be pulling the plug on Google Reader, Digg, a social news website, has decided to build its...

Keep your iPhone headphones from tangling with this wooden earphone spool

It  always amazes me how little time it takes my headphones to go from neatly wrapped up to tangled disaster while in my pocket....

Google Apps now with push notifications for Gmail

Up until now, users had to use third party or jailbroken apps to get push notifications for Gmail on their iPhones. Not anymore, though....

Terminal Tip: Scheduling an RSYNC based backup over SSH with a...

Over the last couple of weeks I've been struggling with our web server. You may have noticed extremely slow load times from now and...

Amazon Makes It Easier Than Ever To Take Your Money With...

Amazon's strategy is focused on making it as easy as possible for you to give them your money. Whether it's a phone, a talking...

Beautiful steampunk icons for your storage devices

Iconfactory and David Lanham have released some new "freeware" icons for storage devices (hard drives, firewire, network, etc). If you're into Steampunk, and...

Rumor: Apple planning on dropping Final Cut Server and Xsan

Apple might be looking to get out of the server market entirely according to some "sources" at Hardmac. According to their source, Apple's discontinuing...