How to Check Your Apple Pencil Battery Charge

11:15 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 ·

How to see Apple Pencil battery charge on your iPad Pro

Apple Pencil is an amazing stylus and great iPad Pro accessory, but it doesn't offer any way to tell how much of a charge is left on its battery. Not a problem, because Apple has an easy way you can monitor your Apple Pencil charge from your iPad. Read on to learn how.

How to See Every Apple TV Video Screensaver

10:23 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · Cool Stuff Found

If you have the fourth generation Apple TV, then you're probably familiar with the arial-shot screensavers showing locations such as San Francisco, London, New York City, and China. They're automatically downloaded to your Apple TV, but resourceful fans figured out where to find their server, and Benjamin Mayo put together a webpage showing all of them in their high resolution glory. If you want to see what all of the new Apple TV screensavers look like this is the place to go.


Federal Appeals Court Shoots Down Samsung in Apple Patent Fight

9:53 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 ·

Appeals court gives Samsung a big nope in Apple patent fight

Samsung's appeal for a rehearing over the summary judgement Apple was awarded in their protracted patent infringement fight was denied. With its argument falling on deaf ears, Samsung's next move will most likely take it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Samsung's latest patent infringement appeal was denied. Next stop: Supreme Court.

OS X Mail: Forwarding Multiple Messages

9:04 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 ·

How to forward multiple messages in OS X Mail

Today's Quick Tip is about forwarding messages in Mail under OS X. If you need to show someone a chain of emails, for example, and you don't want to have to forward them one at a time, then this tip'll make you happy. And you can choose whether to send them all in the body of your message or as attachments! Neato.

Apple Sales in India Top $1 Billion for First Time

8:56 PM, Nov. 19th, 2015 ·

Apple iPhone in India

A billion dollars. Just saying it makes me wax whimsical about the salad days when such an august figure was what we in the business called "a lot of money." The gigantic sums of money earned by the likes of Apple and Google may have jaded us to such figures, but there are innumerable companies that would kill for a billion dollars of business in year.

Apple Pencil Video Review: A New Breed of Stylus

7:38 PM, Nov. 19th, 2015 · · Cool Stuff Found

Apple decided it could improve on the ten styluses on the ends of our arms with its new Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro. It's definitely a high quality stylus, but is it worth the US$99 price tag? Watch The Mac Observer's video review to see what Jeff Gamet thinks.

Lithium 9-Volt Battery with Built-in Wi-Fi for Smoke Alarms Lasts 5 Years

6:00 PM, Nov. 19th, 2015 · · Cool Stuff Found

Here's a product I can get behind called the Roost Smart Battery. It's a Lithium battery in a 9-Volt form factor designed specifically for smoke alarms. First, it will last five years. Secondly, it has built-in Wi-Fi that allows you to monitor and communicate with the battery from your smartphone. That includes the ability to identify WHICH FREAKIN' SMOKE ALARM IS BEEPING FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS HOLY MAKE IT STOP!!! Oops, sorry. I just went through an epic hunt for a chirping smoke detectors, and it was absolutely the most idiotic event I've participated in this year. This product would have made it so much simpler to handle. Back to the Roost Smart Battery: the Lithium core is replaceable. It's priced at US$34.99, and just began shipping. You can also order it through Amazon.


REMXD On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones: $35.99

4:06 PM, Nov. 19th, 2015 ·

REMXD On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

Check out the REMXD On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones. Being Bluetooth, they offer up to 33 feet of connectivity, and they support hands-free calls and uninterrupted audio for up to 15 hours of straight playtime on one charge. You can get these headphones through our deal for $35.99.