Category Archives: Free Downloads

  • How to Keep Your Mac and Apps Up To Date

    Keeping your Mac up-to-date may seem like a chore, but it’s an essential part of protecting yourself online. Apple and app developers patch security holes when they’re found—and they add helpful new features to macOS and your applications, too. Beyond the usual security patches and app updates, Apple offers shiny new versions of macOS to […]

  • An Anti-Aging Protein Could Be Targeted To Rejuvenate Immune Cells

    Anti-aging proteins have long been shown to protect against age-related diseases, such as cancer, neurodegeneration, and cardiovascular disease. A study by researchers at the Gladstone Institutes now reveals that one such protein could also be targeted to rejuvenate cells in the immune system. The protein in question is called SIRT1, more commonly known for being activated by […]

  • iOS 11’s Control Center buttons don’t actually turn off Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, and that’s a problem

    Apple has confirmed security researcher Andrea Barisani’s slightly worrying discovery that, unlike previous versions, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in iOS 11’sControl Center don’t actually turn those respective antennae off. Instead, those buttons simply disconnect your iPhone or iPad from connected accessories. The company says that “both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth will continue to be available, so you can use these important features: AirDrop AirPlay Apple Pencil Apple […]

  • 7 tips for using Snapchat like a millennial

    So you’ve downloaded Snapchat. Now what? We won’t judge you for not being a Snapchat pro already — you’d be surprised how often people consign such a popular app to being something other/younger people are interested in. It can also be hard to find space in your head for another social media app on top of Facebook, […]

  • Apple sets iPhone 8 launch date for September 12

    We finally know when Apple will announce the iPhone 8. Apple sent out invites to lucky members of the media and analysts on Thursday afternoon, officially marking September 12, 10 AM PT, as the event date and setting the stage with what should be Apple’s biggest product launch in years. Yes, I got an invite […]

  • Government to invest £246 million in making the UK a leader in battery technology

    Forget drones, VR or AI, the most important technology that exists today are batteries. If we’re to move towards a more connected world, reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and effectively save the planet, batteries are the key technology that will get us there. Sadly, we’re still using technology that is more than three decades old. […]

  • Facebook News Feed change demotes sketchy links overshared by spammers

    Technically, Facebook can’t suspend people’s accounts just for sharing 50-plus false, sensational or clickbaity news articles per day. It doesn’t want to trample anyone’s right to share. But there’s nothing stopping it from burying those links low in the News Feed so few people ever see them. Today Facebook announced an algorithm change that does […]

  • For Apple, 2017 means “iPhone 8” or bust

    Although not due for release until later this year, you’ve probably heard rumors and leaks regarding the Apple iPhone 8 for months at this point. With 2017 marking the 10th anniversary of the iPhone – a big deal to us humans, who are big fans of well-rounded numbers – expectations are high for the device that […]

  • Is a OnePlus phone your daily driver?

    Some companies don’t have any issues charging quite a bit of money for their smartphones. Some high-end phones out there are nearly $1,000, and this could be the year we see Apple launch an iPhone that starts at a grand to buy, if the rumors pan out. Who knows if that means other companies, like […]

  • Does iOS keep you coming back to the iPhone?

    Loyalty is something a company like Apple, and Samsung, and LG, love to hear. They would very much like to have created something that you like so much that you decide you’ll stick with that company when they release the next big thing. Apple wants you to upgrade from your iPhone 6s to an iPhone […]

  • Do exclusives sway you to switch platforms or services?

    Apple Music launched not too long ago now, entering a pretty crowded streaming music market already. Pandora has been around for what feels like forever already, touting its Music Genome Project as a means to really drill down your favorite tastes and build radio stations around that taste to offer you only what you want […]

  • Seagate Ships Nytro 141 Low-Cost Consumer SSD

    Seagate hasn’t released a consumer SSD since the 600 and 600 Pro came to market in mid-2013. We’ve heard rumors about new products for the last year, but nothing has come of that speculation. That’s about to change with the new Nytro 141 series, starting with the Nytro 141 256GB, which online seller Superbiiz lists as available […]