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Comic: An elegant computer for a more civilized age

Comic: An elegant computer for a more civilized age

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
DIY projects: How to make an awesome wall collage using your Instagram photos!

DIY: How to make an awesome wall collage using your Instagram photos!

DIY, short for "do it yourself", is a weekly column where I roll up my sleeves and go over everything and anything from field-stripped and fixing your out-of-warranty iPhone or iPad to fun projects you can do with apps, family, and friends. Post lots of photos on Instagram? Ever think how cool...
Scoop up these iPhone 5/5S hard cases on the cheap today—only $6.95

Scoop up these iPhone 5/5S hard cases on the cheap today—only $6.95

This lightweight hard shell case features impact resistance in an extremely slim profile design, showcasing your iPhone 5's form and style. The back has a unique texture that's easy to grip and looks great, too! Choose your favorite color and save 65%

iMore show 440: 8-bit Rich

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Apple logos at the State of the Union and Windows Events, rumors of an Apple stylus pen, more selfies! and iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone 6c future talk! With Serenity...
The history of the video game cartridge

The history of the video game cartridge

For decades, the video game cartridge was the staple of home video game play, and even a vital component of many early home computer systems. Interestingly, the companies that developed the first videogame cartridge and brought it to market are largely a forgotten footnote in the annals of early...
Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime annual membership discounted to $72 for one day only

If you're looking to become an Amazon Prime member, now is the time to do it as the retailer is offering the annual membership for just $72, down from its usual price of $99. In addition to the discount on the membership, Amazon is streaming all ten episodes of its original series Transparent for...
Westlake Apple Store

Largest Apple Store in Asia officially opens doors in Hangzhou, China

Apple has officially opened doors to the public at its Westlake store in Hangzhou, China. The Westlake Apple Store is one of five retail stores opening in the country before the Chinese New Year, which falls on February 19. Apple has promoted the launch of the store – which is the largest Apple...
'Thunderstrike' attack also fixed in OS X 10.10.2

'Thunderstrike' attack also fixed in OS X 10.10.2

"Thunderstrike" is the name for an attack that can target Mac hardware via the Thunderbolt port. Apple had previously updated the Retina 5K iMac and 2014 Mac mini to partially secure them against Thunderstrike. Now, the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 will fix the problem for all recent Macs...
Why haven't you updated to iOS 8?

Why haven't you updated to iOS 8?

Why haven't you updated to iOS 8? According to Apple, as of January 19, 2015, 69% of devices — iPhones, iPads, and iPods touch — currently accessing the App Store are running iOS 8. That leaves 28% still running iOS 7, and 3% running iOS 6 or earlier. The iPhone 4, originally released in 2010,...
HD audio is only valuable for the remastering

HD audio is only valuable for the remastering

There's been a lot of buzz about "HD audio" lately — some even rumored that it would be included in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — but the dirty little music secret is this: Humans can't appreciate the difference if all you're bringing to the track is more bits. Dave Hamilton does a great job...
How to modify OS X's Finder toolbar

How to modify OS X's Finder toolbar

There are things we all take for granted, because we see them so often. One of those is the toolbar that graces every open window in OS X's Finder. Did you know the Finder toolbar is customizable? Here's how. Here's the OS X Yosemite Finder toolbar in its unadulterated default glory. Four...
HomeKit ramp isn't fast or slow — it's arriving exactly when it means to

HomeKit ramp isn't fast or slow — it's arriving exactly when it means to

Last week, after CES 2015, I wrote about what was taking HomeKit accessories time to hit the shelves. Today, Recode has written about what, in their opinion, is behind the "slow ramp". There's some interesting information in there about chipset availability from Broadcom but, before we can talk...
11 amazing action extensions for iPhone

11 amazing action extensions for iPhone

iOS has let us copy, paste, and print for quite some time now, but iOS 8 shook things up, allowing developers to build action extensions right into their apps that make them more useful and intuitive than ever. With action extensions, you no longer have to copy a password from your favorite...
Here's why Apple might make a stylus for the iPad

Here's why Apple might make a stylus for the iPad

There's been a lot of talk lately about styluses — specifically, an Apple-branded stylus pen that might ship alongside the rumored iPad Pro. As an artist, frequent note-taker, and all-around scribbler, I've wanted a Wacom-esque pressure-sensitive stylus since the iPad's release. I wrote about...
Apple hires digital retail exec from Burberry for 'Special Projects'

Apple hires digital retail exec from Burberry for 'special projects'

Apple has made a new hire from Burberry, the fashion house once run by current Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts. According to his Twitter and LinkdIn profiles, Chester Chipperfield, previously Burberry's Vice President of Digital and Interactive Design, will now be working on Special Projects...
Today you can save 43% on these metal bumper cases for iPhone 6

Today you can save 43% on these metal bumper cases for iPhone 6

The TETRA Case adds an advanced design to your typical bumper case with its geometrically shaped corners and CNC-machined aluminum edging. Even with the combination of aluminum and shock absorbent TPU, this case is amazingly thin and lightweight. Comes in 6 colors and is only $16.95 today!
Task manager Any.do arrives on the Mac

Task management app Any.do arrives on the Mac

Task manager Any.do is now available as a native Mac app. Previously available on desktop as a Chrome extension, Any.do lets you sync and maintain your to-do list across your devices. The Mac app includes many features of the mobile version, including voice entry, auto-suggest, and real-time list...
Sprint, come join us. Please.

Sprint's guaranteeing a $200 minimum smartphone trade-in credit for T-Mobile switchers

Sprint's taking the fight straight to T-Mobile and is offering customers of the Un-carrier a guaranteed minimum trade-in credit of $200 for their current working T-Mobile smartphone. That's in addition to the current contract buy-out offer (though T-Mobile ditched traditional contracts nearly two...
Apple products will reportedly undergo security inspection by Chinese officials

Apple products will reportedly undergo security inspection by Chinese officials

Apple will reportedly allow the Chinese government to conduct security inspections of the products the company sells in China. The inspections would be a way to curb worries that other governments are using Apple products for surveillance against China. The vast majority of Apple's products (with...
How to control what iOS apps can access your Twitter and Facebook accounts

How to control which iPhone and iPad apps can access your Twitter and Facebook accounts

We use Facebook and Twitter for more than just talking with our virtual social communities these days. We use them to login to other sites, to comment, to register — to host our digital identity. That's why it's a good idea to check and control which iPhone and iPad apps have access to your...

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