iPhone unlocks – Flood gates holding up… For now…
iPhone unlocks – Flood gates holding up… For now…

Not at all surprising to hear reports coming through that there are buckets of iPhones being held by US authorities in readiness for the potential flood gates opening if Apple are forced to back down and provide the FBI with access to the contents of the San Bernadino case iPhone…. I imagine this is exactly... » read more

Fresh Background Wallpapers for your Mac
Fresh Background Wallpapers for your Mac

FreshBackMac is a small utility written by Arkanath Pathak, a Computer Science student from eastern India, that refreshes your Mac desktop wallpaper at regular intervals using images from some of the best photo sites on the Internet. You can choose from a range of categories such as Animals, Nature, Technology, Paintings and more and can set... » read more

TarDisk Pear – Grow your MacBook Hard drive !
TarDisk Pear – Grow your MacBook Hard drive !

A little while ago I looked at a device called the Nifty MiniDrive a neat little MicroSD card carrier that fits completely snuggly into the SD slot on MacBooks adding disk space for photos/documents and other temporary files. They are relatively cheap and can be used with whatever size of MicroSD card you have available.... » read more

Itsycal for OS X – Minimal Calendar Utility
Itsycal for OS X – Minimal Calendar Utility

Itsycal is a tiny menu bar application for OS X that gives rapid access to a pop up view of the current month of the calendar. Just click the menu bar icon (the current date by default) and a compact view of the current month is displayed. This is really handy  when you want to... » read more

Microsoft to release curved keyboard for iOS
Microsoft to release curved keyboard for iOS

Ars technica has this interesting article about a planned new keyboard from Microsoft that will potentially make one handed typing on larger iPhones more practical. Looks promising and seems to be yet another sign that the Microsoft of old is long gone and has been replaced by a very different animal…

Nordic Workspace
Nordic Workspace

Todays featured Mac Setup is another simple minimalist style workspace in a Nordic style and comes complete with instructions on how to Do It Yourself ! The slight downside is that the page is in Spanish but thanks to the magic of Google Translate anyone interested in following the guide shouldn’t have too much difficulty... » read more

Stocard – All your loyalty cards on your iPhone
Stocard – All your loyalty cards on your iPhone

One of my pet peeves is the number of plastic cards I have to carry in my wallet. Most of the time I tend to strip the contents to the essential debit cards that I use all the time but this sometimes means that I miss out on discounts or other benefits by not having... » read more

Using Duet Display As A Primary Monitor
Using Duet Display As A Primary Monitor

Duet Display is a slick app developed by ex-Apple employees designed to allow your iPad to function as a second monitor on your laptop or iMac using a lightning or iPad 30 pin cable ( for older iPads ). The application works extremely well with none of the lag or latency in display refresh experienced... » read more

Apple TV Updated – Search Apple Music with Siri
Apple TV Updated – Search Apple Music with Siri

One of the big missing features of the new Apple TV was the inability to play music from Apple Music using Siri. Clearly Apple held this back for good reason when the new device launched a few weeks ago but thankfully they have plugged the gap today with a new tvOS update that allows you... » read more

ISS Celebrates 15 Years Orbiting The Earth

Today the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) held a press conference to celebrate 15 years that the satellite has been orbiting the earth. An amazing achievement and even more amazing is the fact that it is anticipated to remain there for another 10 years. Amazing stuff.