So right off the bat let’s acknowledge that this isn’t cool stuff (darn predefined content categories), but it’s certainly interesting. Last November, a man opened fire inside the Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY. Now that the suspect has been convicted, police this week released surveillance footage from inside the Apple Store located near where the incident took place. The silent surveillance video shows the panic of holiday shoppers and Apple employees as they run for cover, something of which modern Apple Store designs unfortunately provide very little. Still, if you’re ever in a situation like this, try not to trample each other, especially those with strollers, OK? Check out the video and story over at ABC News.
Hands-on experience with the tech reveals that it’s far from perfect, but it’s a first public glimpse of what Apple is rumored to be looking into for the next iPhone.
The personalized playlist promises to combine the most relaxing aspects of your favorite songs, artists, and genres into one chill experience.
A Technology Director in Maine wrote us to explain how Mac notebooks just can’t compete, price-wise, in his school district anymore.
The Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer recreated on a 33 year old Apple IIc computer is about the coolest thing you’ll see today.
If you’re in tune with the collective zeitgeist, you may be a good applicant for Apple’s Siri Event Maven.
Here’s how to upgrade your Mac’s boot drive to APFS if you forgot to do that in the macOS High Sierra (Beta) Installer.
You’ll become a wizard on your Mac with these hidden feature tips from Jeff Butts.
Plenty of musicians use iPads during their performances and some even use them to help enhance their shows, too. But iPads as all of the musical instruments? That’s what one band is doing, and it’s pretty amazing. They’re playing GarageBand instruments in real time and capturing their performance with SoundTap. It’s part of of a performance at the International Society for Technology in Education in Austin. The clip is short because it’s on Instagram, but it’s also long enough to see just how cool a full iPad band can sound.
Today’s TMO deal is Boom 3D for the Mac. It’s an app that enhances the audio from your Mac’s built-in speakers through a system-wide volume booster and equalizer. The app helps your Mac speakers simulate 3D sound, improves overall audio levels, includes several equalizer presets for different listening scenarios. Boom 3D for the Mac is regularly priced at US$16.99, but with our deal you get 41% off so it’s only $9.99.
John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet take a look at Apple’s SensoMotoric purchase, augmented reality, wearable tech, and AR glasses.
Apple is going to start shipping its augmented reality glasses in 2020, or so says Gene Munster from Loup Ventures.
For those who thought that all Skype needed was an infusion of Snapchat. Oh, no, dear god, no…
Super Mario Odyssey, the next major Mario game, will land on the Nintendo Switch this October. But if you can’t wait that long, here’s a cool way to get a taste of one of Odyssey‘s major new features: Cappy, Mario’s anthropomorphized hat that allows the famous plumber to temporarily “possess” and control other characters and objects in the game. An intrepid developer has modded the N64 classic Super Mario 64 to include Cappy’s “possession” feature. Check out the video, and grab the modded ROM in the video’s description if you have an N64 emulator.
The feature works with the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, and even with the Alexa iPhone app, so you’ll be able to annoy your family from anywhere in the world.
The company’s technology, which can track the human eye 120 times per second, sounds perfect for the long-rumored Apple Glasses.
It took 18 months to finally show up in the refurbished store, but those who need a new Apple Pencil can now save a bit of money by buying refurbished straight from Apple.
Introduced at WWDC 2017 as part of iOS 11, Apple’s ARKit will provide the tools for developers to tap into the increasingly popular and important world of augmented reality. And now that the iOS 11 betas are in developers’ hands, we’re getting some amazing first looks at what AR on the iPhone and iPad will soon deliver. One of the coolest is AR Measure, a tape measuring app that is way cooler than it sounds. Check out the video demo, below.
The experimental app from Google’s Area 120 incubator is now free for all users on iOS.