Author: Tim Brookes

You Might Want To Change These Pesky Default Ios 7 Settings

June 21, 2018

The way Apple supplies the iPhone or iPad in its default state might not be for everybody, and there are a number of settings you might want to change as soon as you unbox your device. These can affect everything from privacy to usability, so it’s worth taking the time to set up your device as you want […]

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Hitcase Pro For Iphone Review

June 19, 2018

The Hitcase Pro is a rugged and waterproof iPhone case with a dynamic rail mount and interchangeable lens system, essentially turning your iPhone into a go-anywhere, shoot-anything action camera. Designed in Canada and manufactured in the U.S. isn’t something you often associate with smartphones or big chunks of plastic, so I was surprised when I was given a rugged […]

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A Quick Look At The Ipad As A Music Production Tool

June 16, 2018

When deciding whether one can justify the purchase of a tablet, rarely does “music production” factor into the decision-making process – but it should. If there’s one reason to pick an iPad over the rest, it’s the richness of apps available on the platform, and music apps are no different. I’ve been fiddling with iOS […]

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4 Reasons My Next Notebook Pc Will Be A Macbook Air [opinion]

June 12, 2018

I’ve never owned a Mac before, and I never thought I’d be in a position where I intend to buy one. Growing up I was a die-hard Windows user, mainly for the many hours I’d spend gaming on my PC and the “Apple tax” that was once synonymous with seemingly overpriced hardware. So why then, […]

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4 Ways Playing Pokemon Go Can Improve Your Life

June 11, 2018

You’re either completely obsessed with or sick of hearing about Pokémon GO by now. Nintendo’s second mobile foray allows you to collect Pokémon using your real-world location, battle other players, and pick a team with which to take over your local area. In addition to encouraging players to actually leave the house and wander around outside, the game is already responsible for a […]

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Unlock Your Mac Using Your Apple Watch Or Android Wear Device

June 10, 2018

Typing a password is just so much hassle, don’t you wish you could use your iPhone, Apple Watch or simply have your Mac unlock when you walk near it? It turns out you can! Whether you’re lazy, security-conscious or have a hideously long password, you won’t need to enter your password when settling down at your desk with one […]

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Design, Order & Assemble Your Personal Mini Figure With Foldable.me [giveaway]

June 9, 2018

Occasionally we take some time out from reviewing web hosting packages, anti-malware apps and the latest gadgets to take a look at some more novelty aspects of geek culture. Foldable.me is one such Minecraft-inspired, web-to-print startup that adequately satisfies our desire for both great web design and geeky ornaments. Simply design and order your boxy […]

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Use Your Regular Ipad Like An Ipad Pro And Get More Done

June 9, 2018

Suffixing your latest product with “Pro” doesn’t automatically give it super-powers. Just like regular MacBooks, regular iPads are capable of getting serious work done too. Sometimes you just need to adjust the way you approach a problem to tackle it effectively. Today we’re taking a look at how you can supercharge your productivity without spending an […]

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Banshee 2.0 – A Comprehensive Media Player, Streamer & Podcast Tool [linux]

June 9, 2018

The Banshee media player was first released in early 2005 and has since come on leaps and bounds. Probably the closest thing Linux has to iTunes, Banshee comes with an integrated music store, Internet radio, podcasting and compatibility with Apple’s range of media players, including the iPhone. Canonical, the Ubuntu overlords, decided to include Banshee […]

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6+ Nostalgic Emulators For Vintage Video Gaming Enthusiasts (1972-1980)

June 9, 2018

Starting this week I’m going to be taking a walk through video gaming history to bring you the best emulators I can find for each system. This first instalment covers the golden age of video games when primitive games made their way out of the arcades and into homes around the world. Some contain embedded […]

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