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-image-Hi-tech Swiss Army Knife ‘unhackable’

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Victorinox is a brand you may have heard your dad or grandfather speak of, and if you're someone who associates closely with the outdoors, you may actually own one of their products. If we said "Swiss Army knife," you'd know immediately what we were talking about, and sure enough Victorinox is the parent company that makes those knives. In an effort to bring their latest knife into the current century in terms of relevance, they held an event in their European flagship store on London’s New Read more [...]

-image-Toggle display of hidden files in Finder with keyboard shortcut [Update 2]

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By madgunde, on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 8:23 pm [Update 2] Still in early Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard discovery mode, I’ve started revisiting much more regularly to find out what handy undocumented or at least not widely known tricks the new OS has up it’s sleeve. Today I came across this fantastic tip about how you can toggle the display of hidden files in any standard open/save dialog box just by hitting “Shift+Command+. (period)”. My first reaction Read more [...]

-image-iClarified – Apple News – Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt Spotted Having Coffee Together [Photos]

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iClarified – Apple News – Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt Spotted Having Coffee Together [Photos].

-image-Aquafadas releases PulpMotion 3

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New in version 3: -  Animation Engine rewritten from the ground up -  New Animated Text to enhance the story telling experience -  New repository of transition effects -  New Image Media functionality now includes animation options within all the themes: Ken Burns, Pan & Zoom, Rotation... -  Many new themes -  Improvements in interface & workflow -  Enhanced Export & Sharing functionality PulpMotion Read more [...]

-image-The 9 Best iPhone GPS Apps In Case You Get Lost

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The 9 Best iPhone GPS Apps In Case You Get Lost: "There are oodles and oodles of free GPS apps floating around in the iTunes mega-store.  Which ones are great?  Which ones are crap? I must admit; I am a GPS addict.  As an avid geocacher, I rely on a Garmin Nuvi, a Garmin eTrex H, an iPhone, and a compass to locate tupperware in the woods.  The Garmins are fantastic, but I love to tinker with the iPhone apps, too. After spending too much money on paid apps, I figured it was worth Read more [...]

-image-Cool Websites and Tools

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Cool Websites and Tools [March 19th]: " Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory. List Your Website Here!   Photoscanner – The iPhone is a great portable camera to take pictures and upload them to your favorite photo sharing website. But what if you want to simultaneously upload them to your Read more [...]

-image-iPad pre-orders at 10,000 a day

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iPad pre-orders at 10,000 a day: “Apple takes 10,000 iPad pre-orders a day online, suggesting it’s on its way to 200,000 in the first week

Apple fans in the US have been pre-ordering the iPad for a week and it looks like Apple will have sold 200,000 by the end of today.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-Microsoft pulls Bing app from UK and other non-US App Stores

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Microsoft pulls Bing app from UK and other non-US App Stores: "Microsoft's search engine, has been pulled from all international App StoresThe iPhone app for Bing, Microsofts search engine, has been pulled from all international App Stores, according to However, it remains available for U.S. customers. (Via Macworld UK.) Read more [...]

-image-A Video Record Of Berkeley iPhone Photography Exhibition

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In December of 2009, Knox Bronson approached Rae Douglass at the Giorgi Gallery in Berkeley, California with the idea of presenting the first ever gallery exhibit of iPhone photography. Rae said yes, and within days, Knox had created a website and had put out a call for submissions through iphontography bloggers and flickr groups. Pictures flooded in from all over the world. Amazing pictures, all done on iPhones. No editing on a computer was allowed, and suspect images were checked and removed if Read more [...]

-image-Are you a power-user with 5 minutes to spare? Do you want a faster internet experience?

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Find Fastest DNS and Optimize Your Internet Speed Try out namebench. It hunts down the fastest DNS servers available for your computer to use. namebench runs a fair and thorough benchmark using your web browser history, tcpdump output, or standardized datasets in order to provide an individualized recommendation. namebench is completely free and does not modify your system in any way. This project began as a 20% project at Google. namebench runs on Mac OS X, Windows, and UNIX, and is available Read more [...]

-image-PhatWare releases PhatNotes 1.3 for iPhone and iPod touch

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Spokane based PhatWare Corporation today announces an updated PhatNotes 1.3 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. PhatNotes allows users to create notes and organize them by category, color, subject, priority, creation, authorization, and modification dates. It offers natural handwriting recognition input in addition to keyboard entry as well as full synchronization with PhatNotes Desktop software. Version 1.3 features improved handwriting recognition engine and spell checker, and much more. Read more [...]

-image-EarthDesk 5.3 Improves Screen Saver Option

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Xeric Design today announces EarthDesk 5.3, an update to its award-winning, real-time dynamic desktop map. EarthDesk replaces your static desktop with an image of the Earth showing current sun, moon and city illumination, as well as real-time global cloud coverage, allowing you to track hurricanes and other weather systems on your Macintosh or Windows desktop. Version 5.3 provides a work-around for a long standing screen saver hang in OS 10.6. Read more [...]

-image-TheBusinessDesk Launches UK’s Regional Business iPhone App

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UK based online news service TheBusinessDesk has become the first regional business publisher to offer a free iPhone app, making it even easier for users to access its three business news sites while on the move. The application is available to download free and will complement the online news service's websites in Yorkshire, the North West and the West Midlands. Registered users of the website will have full access to every story published on the site's three regional homepages and more. Read more [...]

-image-24x7digital releases Smiley Sight Words 1.0 – Educational App for iPhone

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California based 24x7digital today announces Smiley Sight Words 1.0, an educational flash-card app for iPhone and iPod touch. Smiley Sight Words is a comprehensive learning tool containing over 1,500 high-frequency sight words, compiled from many sources including Dolch, Fry, and UK word lists. Students may tap the sight word to hear professionally recorded American-English pronunciations, swipe flash-cards to navigate the stack of words, and shake their iPhone to shuffle the flash-cards. Read more [...]

-image-New Pocket Therapy 1.0 App Puts a Physical Therapist in Your iPhone

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ScavoMed today released Pocket Therapy 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. It is the only application available that gives very specific therapeutic routines for the fifteen most common injuries. The Pocket Therapy app is like having a physical therapist in your iPhone, providing injury specific information, advice and exercises, complete with photo and video demonstrations. The included photos and video demonstrations serve to help patients understand and safely follow the treatment steps. Read more [...]