Breastfeeding Mothers Should Install ‘Booby Track’ for Apple Watch

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Booby Track is a new app designed for breastfeeding mothers to keep track of which breast you fed your baby from last. From the developer: “One Friday afternoon my partner asked if I could write an app for her watch so that she could keep track of the last boob she fed our baby with. So I did.” On the app’s website you can even watch a “making of” video. Raising kids is expensive so you can buy this app for US$1.99.

Breastfeeding Mothers Should Install ‘Booby Track’ for Apple Watch

Basketball Game 'Ultimate Rivals: The Court' Now on Apple Arcade

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Get ready for the ultimate arcade action basketball game featuring sports athletes from the NHL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, NFL Players Association, and US women’s soccer national team players. Players will create powerhouse squads consisting of their favorite pros to compete with their friends and family in 3-on-3 games with tons of above-the-rim acrobatics. With more than 130 superstars from across the sports world, players have access to a dream roster of top athletes, but they’ll have to choose wisely to combine the pros’ playing styles and maximize their impact on the court. Set in a digital world in the near future, Ultimate Rivals: The Court is the first basketball experience to gives fans the ability to play as their favorite athletes wherever and however they choose, with pros such as NBA’s Luka Doncic, De’Aaron Fox, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, and legendary athletes like Larry Bird, Julius Erving and Shaquille O’Neal; WNBA’s Candace Parker, Diana Taurasi, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins-Smith; USWNT’s Alex Morgan; NFL’s Juju Smith-Schuster; NHL’s Alex Ovechkin and legend Wayne Gretzky.

Basketball Game ‘Ultimate Rivals: The Court’ Now on Apple Arcade

New Apple Ad Demonstrates Using Apple Watch to Find iPhone

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Apple released a new advert on Friday. Called ‘Haystack’, it emphasizes how your Apple Watch can help you find a misplaced iPhone. (For more details on how this works, check out The Mac Observer’s video tip on the subject.) The clip is soundtracked by “Searching (For Someone Like You)” by Kitty Wells.

GameSir Crowdfund’s F8 Pro Mobile Gaming Cooling Grip

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With its advanced semiconductor refrigeration technology, the F8 Pro Snowgon with unique RGB LED lights cools a smartphone down instantly once connected, ensuring peace of mind during long gaming sessions. Together with its ergonomic handgrip design, the F8 Snowgon is also compatible with the included detachable joystick, finger sleeves and trigger buttons enabling a fully-armed gaming experience. The F8 Snow is available now on Indiegogo with 26 days left on the campaign. Delivery is expected late August when the product will also be available on the GameSir website and Amazon after this.

GameSir Crowdfund’s F8 Pro Mobile Gaming Cooling Grip

Sci-Fi Action Mac Game ‘Blackwind’ Coming Later This Year for $20

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Blackwind, the sci-fi action-platformer with hack-and-slash combat, from publisher Blowfish Studios and Drakkar Dev, arrives on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac via Steam, GOG, the Mac App Store, and Nintendo Switch in Q4 2021. “As a human mining colony on the planet Medusa-42 combats an invasion by fearsome aliens known as the Raknos, an unlikely pair of heroes rise to action. James Hawkins, a teen with no formal training, finds himself in a Battle Frame mecha suit. Determined to push back the Raknos, save the colony, and find his father, James — and Blackwind, the Battle Frame’s sentient AI — are thrown into a battle unlike anything Medusa-42 has seen before.”

Sci-Fi Action Mac Game ‘Blackwind’ Coming Later This Year for $20

Learning the Ted Lasso Way

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Fair to say Ted Lasso has had an impact… In a new video, the stars of the Apple TV+ hit discuss how people have responded to both the show and its title character. Season two premiers on July 23rd.

Apple TV+: Lyric Video for ‘Why Bother’ From ‘Central Park’

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

The latest Central Park lyric video, released over the long Independence Day weekend, is for the song ‘Why Bother?’ It is performed by Leslie Odom Jr., Josh Gad, Stanley Tucci, Rory O’Malley, Daveed Diggs, Kieth David, and Janelle James.

Lisey's Story on Apple TV+: How Boo'ya Moon Was Created

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Taking something from the mind, and page, of Stephen King to the screen is no small feat. In a recently released clip, production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, Director of Photography Darius Khondji, and director Pablo Larrain describe how they did it for the Apple TV+ adaptation of Lisey’s Story.

Check Out These New iPhone Battery Wallpapers

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Ben Vessey has released some new iPhone battery wallpapers as part of the Dynamo series. These wallpapers use shortcuts automation to automatically change depending on the state of your battery: Full, Low, and Charging. There are two new packs available: an album pack for music fans based on popular music icons; and a Mac-themed pack inspired by the Apple Macintosh. Each pack includes three sets of wallpapers optimized for the iPhone 6s and later. You install them using iCloud and Shortcuts running on iOS 14, with instructions included in the download.

Check Out These New iPhone Battery Wallpapers

Readdle's 'Spark' Mail Introduces Shared Inboxes for Teams

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Readdle announced that it has updated Spark Mail to include Shared Inboxes for teams. It lets multiple team members to simultaneously access common email accounts (like [email protected] or [email protected]) and enhance collaboration by assigning emails, setting deadlines, discussing emails internally and even drafting emails together in real time. People can use this feature on Mac starting today. The iOS support follows in a few days while the Android version is being rolled out over the next two weeks.

Readdle’s ‘Spark’ Mail Introduces Shared Inboxes for Teams

Apple TV: The 'Trying' Guide to Life

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Whatever stage someone is at, we could all do with a guide to life sometimes. Luckily, the cast of Apple TV+ comedy Trying offers some advice and explains how their characters are navigating the ups and downs. Season two of the show is available to subscribers now.

Camera+ 2 is Currently 50% Off at $3.99

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

LateNiteSoft announced that its Camera+ 2 app is available for 50% this week for US$3.99. Here are some of the features: The Lab contains many photographic tools that allow you to fine-tune the exposure, boost the shadows, sharpen your photo, and adjust curves among many others. Dozens of built-in filters help you get that final look. RAW mode provides maximum flexibility for editing, by saving the exact image captured by the sensor at its full precision. The RAW Editor includes tools such as Curves and a White Balance picker. Camera+ 2 adapts to your style and technical savvy. If you like the system camera, select the Auto preset to use a simple, clear interface that will let you concentrate on your shot.

Camera+ 2 is Currently 50% Off at $3.99

How Can You Tell if a URL is Safe to Click?

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Kelly and I always try to include at least one practical security tip for Security Friday. In the latest episode of the podcast The Really Useful Podcast, hosts Christian Cawley and Ian Buckley discuss a few such tips, like how to figure out if a link is safe to click on. From the description: “This week’s Really Useful Podcast looks at link checkers and other easy, “soft” online security tips that you can use to develop safer habits and behaviors online. In this week’s show we used the following articles: How to Spot a Phishing Email, Sites to Help You Check if Links Are Safe, and How to Safely Use Your Pet’s Name as a Secure Password.” Check out the link below to listen to the episode on Spotify.

How Can You Tell if a URL is Safe to Click?

'Responsible Apple Employee' Rob McElhenney Smoked a Joint With Snoop Dogg at 7.30 AM Before Shooting 'Mythic Quest'

· Charlotte Henry · Cool Stuff Found

Mythic Quest star Rob McElhenney discussed smoking a joint with Snoop Dogg at 7.30 in the morning before the rap superstar filmed his cameo in the Apple TV+ comedy in a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. As  “a responsible Apple employee,” he noted, “we couldn’t do it on the premises.” Luckily, a tour bus was available.