Rich Trouton: With Apple’s release of OS X 10.9.1, it looks like the automated FV 2 unlock process that Apple built into the Mavericks install process has been included with OS X updates. During the upgrade process, an unlock key is being put into the SMC by the update process to unlock the encrypted volume … Continue reading Apple OS updates for Mavericks automatically bypass FileVault 2 login screen
There's still time to take advantage of Adobe's excellent Lightroom + Photoshop cloud subscription for just $9.99 a month. For anyone who has recently started using Lightroom (I've recently switched from Aperture), Adobe has some great videos, presented by Julieanne Kost, that go through many of the features in a concise and easy to follow … Continue reading Getting started with Adobe Lightroom 5
Rolling Stone reporting that Target aren't too happy that Beyoncé's new album had a digital release before a physical one: "At Target we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical CDs, and when a new album is available digitally before it is available physically, it impacts demand and sales projections," Target spokeswoman … Continue reading Target won’t sell Beyoncé’s new album because of iTunes debut
Reddit user neon_overload provides one of the best explanations of, and debunks many of the incorrect assumptions about, rechargeable battery technology.
Kotaku reports on the Nintendo 64 being made available for sale again by way of refurbishing old consoles, complete with new colour schemes: There are four colours to choose from - each predominantly white with a lighter coloured stripe - with each costing €120 (USD$165). For that price you're getting the customised (and refurbished) console, … Continue reading Nintendo 64 gets a makeover
Roberto Baldwin for Wired: The Internet got super excited this past week after a photo of a MacBook brick with both cables wrapped around it emerged. It’s a nice, compact way of keeping everything together. It’s also horrible for your power cord.As soon as I saw that photo of the double-wrapped charger, I cringed. I've … Continue reading Don’t wrap your MacBook charger that way
Doom did far more than just cement first-person shooters as a cornerstone genre in gaming, it proved that games could be just as atmoshperic and shit-your-pants scary, if not more so, than any horror movie.Even today, Doom is a benchmark for games to be measured against.