Ever since it was possible to tether a computer to a cell modem, it's also been possible to blow through one's monthly or service-plan limit and either run out of mobile data, be throttled to a trickle, or face expensive overage fees. TripMode is the first easy-to-use OS X utility to help with that problem. It could do more, but for $8 (or $5 in its current sale), it does plenty.
The major change since I last did a roundup of Thunderbolt docks is that the latest docks use Thunderbolt 2, which makes them aligned with Apple's Thunderbolt 2 implementation in its MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.
A new set-top box from DishTV, called aerialBox T2100, is said to be the first set-top box of its kind to be certified for FreeviewPlus, allowing you to watch Catch Up content from its main interface.
In the flat-panel TV era, manufacturers are innovating at a breakneck pace. We have TVs running on powerful octa-core processors, spitting out millions of pixels, and delivering ridiculously vivid and bright images. At the same time, they are also getting thinner and generally prettier. But if there's one area where they can be said to have regressed, it's the audio department.
Every coffee aficionado strives to brew the perfect cup of Joe. But if your reach consistently exceeds your grasp, the fault might lie with your equipment and not your lack of barista skills. There are many solutions out there, and Behmor will add to them with its forthcoming Brazen Connected Brew System and 1600 Connected Drum Coffee Roaster, both due out in September.
These days, Apple's computers--whether they're designed to sit on a desk, rest on your lap, slip into your pocket or be strapped to your wrist--are for the most part sealed boxes. Even if you can crack the cases to get to the chips and circuit boards inside, increasingly you can't then do anything (except perhaps regret whatever course of action led you to tear apart some hitherto functioning hardware), since Apple has started soldering components to the motherboard.
The three categories that companies can enter include Startup, New Things and Grow.
Up to three million users might have downloaded bogus apps, says ESET