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Force Touch is going to do incredible things for accessibility

Force Touch is going to do incredible things for accessibility

I'm really excited about Force Touch for a bunch of reasons. But where I think it's going to really succeed? Accessibility. I've been thinking about Force Touch almost non-stop since the Apple event a few weeks ago — what it means for Macs now, what it could mean for the future of software...
How to use Windows PC peripherals on your new Mac

How to use Windows PC peripherals on your new Mac

Windows users who switch to Mac spend large sums on peripherals. You have to throw out that stuff when you get a Mac, right? No. Making sure all the other stuff — mice, keyboards, printers, displays, external drives, gamepads, and more — works is important, but Apple makes it pretty easy....
Apple Watch apps start hitting the App Store

Apple Watch apps start hitting the App Store

Apple has begun allowing Apple Watch apps into the App Store ahead of April 10 pre-orders. While developers can't upload Apple Watch-enabled apps on their own yet, some of the apps shown off in Apple's demos and on the company's web site have clearly been given the green light. That Apple Watch...
MLB Manager 2015 lets you micromanage your way to baseball victory

MLB Manager 2015 lets you micromanage your way to baseball victory

In MLB Manager 2015, you'll guide your favorite Major League Baseball teams through their seasons with careful micromanagement. Set rosters, trade players, and more as you try to bring victory to your franchise. MLB Manager 2015 is officially licensed by Major League Baseball, and uses all of...
You don't get to play the gender card to promote piss-poor writing

You don't get to play the gender card to promote piss-poor writing

When you use "People are only attacking me because I'm a woman" as a marketing tool, you hurt every other female professional out there on the Internet. A tweet today got me irrationally, stupidly, Peter Cohen-levels of angry. Namely, this tweet by Quartz writer Emma-Kate Symons. Cult of Mac...
Star Wars Rebels on iPhone

Fight the Empire with Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions on iPhone and iPad

Yet another Star Wars game for the iPhone and iPad, Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions, has just been released for free with in-app purchases. The game, now available from iTunes, is based on the current animated TV series on Disney XD that tells the story of the early days of the Rebellion...
If you want an iPhone but don't like Apple, here's your alternative...

If you want an iPhone but don't like Apple, here's your alternative...

Samsung has been at its most successful when filling voids in Apple's iPhone lineup: It offered Verizon support up until 2011, large screens up until 2014. What voids are left to fill now? The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge have to answer that question, starting with today's pre-...
iOS 8, OS X Yosemite and future shock

iOS 8, OS X Yosemite and future shock

I love my Macs and my iOS devices, but I can't help but feel like things are getting out of control. When I look at the gadgets that my family and I take for granted, I feel like I live in the future. Smart tablets, smart phones, smart watches. Despite all these smart devices, though, there's a...
Olio Model One

The Olio Model One is a slick and stylish smartwatch starting at $595

A new start up company, Olio Devices, has just launched pre-orders for a limited run of its first product, the Olio Model One. It's a very slick looking smartwatch that's compatible with the iPhone, with prices beginning at $595. Olio Devices is headed up by CEO Steve Jacobs, who previously...
Apple Watch supplies in stores could be limited to reservations at launch

Apple Watch supplies in stores could be limited to reservations at launch

If you want an Apple Watch at launch, it looks like you might need to pre-order or make a reservation. The Apple Watch will reportedly be in limited supply in Apple Stores on launch day. Most of the inventory will apparently be reserved for customers that either pre-ordered a watch, or made an...

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