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5 Fun Gadget Facts that AREN’T Jokes

5 Fun Gadget Facts that AREN’T Jokes

April Fool’s Day is right around the corner. Here at MacMall, we definitely like to have fun, but don’t worry, we won’t prank you. In fact, we’ve put together a list of interesting, strange and downright zany facts about some of your favorite tech gadgets that may SEEM unbelievable, but are totally true: The most expensive part on an iPod Touch? The touchscreen, which costs $35. Guess that’s why “touch” made its way into the name! Angry Birds…

How To: Disaster-Proof Your Gadget

When buying a gadget, you also need to consider different ways of keeping it safe from damage. Whether from harsh weather, hackers, or other catastrophes, always make sure that you’re protecting your gadget so you can use it to its full potential for the longest possible time. If you’re looking for ways to protect your devices, here are five ways to make sure your electronics are disaster-proof. Buy a quality protective case. This is the most…

Easy-Peasy Keepsake Gadget Box

Want to keep your iPhone or iPod safe from prying eyes? You can try using this DIY keepsake gadget box made from your old books. This gadget box lets you easily hide your iPhone, while helping you repurpose old books you may have just lying around your room. Things you need: An old, hardbound book Glue Cutter or craft knife Ruler Newspaper Your gadget Procedure: First, apply glue to the inside of the back cover and close the book. Let the glue…

3 Fun Facts about the MacBook Pro

With its power, performance, and durability, the MacBook Pro is simply one of Apple’s best laptops. Here are some fun facts about the MacBook Pro that you might not have any idea of. You can customize the icons on your MacBook Pro.  You can easily customize every icon you have in your MacBook Pro. Just download the Candy Bar app. Candy Bar is a very user-friendly application that lets you use whatever icon you want for your MacBook’s…

8 Interesting Facts about Apple, Inc. – You Won’t Believe #4!

All great things start small… sometimes, even a bit bizarre and fascinating. The same is true with Apple, Inc., the revolutionary company that gave us our beloved Mac products. Before Apple became the tech giant it is today, it went through a lot of changes that I bet most of you do not know about. So, let’s trace back and explore the events that paved the way for Apple’s greatness. 1. The first Apple logo featured Isaac Newton. So why did…

Perfect Gift List for your Techie Buddies

Perfect Gift List for your Techie Buddies

      The season of gift giving is always around the corner, and maybe it’s that time of the year to give your friends something that goes beyond the usual gift wraps. In today’s tech dependent society, not all gifts comes in wrappers – some now comes in a form of screen and specs. If you’re still wondering on what you could give your tech lovelorn buddies, fill your gift checklist with these edgy gadgets that can suit their…

To upgrade or not to upgrade: 8 questions before buying a new iPhone

Apple has always kept consumers on their toes on the latest iPhone model to come out. Sure enough, costumers are always ready to line up to buy from their nearest retail stores. Just 7 months ago, Apple released the iPhone 5S and it has gotten the masses in a frenzy. The funny thing is, it hasn’t even been a year since that release and we are already picking up rumors and anticipating the iPhone 6. I mean, your phone is not even cold yet. I’m…

Why the Apple Watch is Awesome

Last September 9, Apple held one of the most awaited events of the year as the world expected the tech giant to introduce its new iPhone models. However, the scene stealer of the whole event was the Apple Watch. This new gadget left the world in much awe and excitement. This is a new product category that’s designed to be worn and Apple was definitely planning to impress when it unveiled the Apple Watch. While the tech industry is not a…

5 New Things You Can Do with Your iPad

It’s been a while since the first day you held your iPad in your hands, and you’re pretty much tired of the usual things that you do on your iPad. Don’t worry, though; you don’t have to dump your iPad and find another gadget to play with. (You don’t do that to your loyal gadget!) Actually, there are many other weird and crazy things that you can do with your beloved tablet. And believe me, your relationship with your iPad will never be the same…

Apple: You are more powerful than you think

Using StarWalk on the iPhone 5s We are more powerful than we think. More often than not, we think that our current state is all that we are and all we can ever be, that we are no longer capable of growing, of developing ourselves to be better than who and what we are today. We have stopped creating and shaping our lives. In other words, we exist but we do not really live. We are greater and more powerful beyond today and Apple wants us to…

Feed your caffeine addiction with these iOS apps for coffee lovers

A lot of people admit to being that grouch in the morning before their needed coffee fix. Coffee addicts must always have their caffeine fix whether it’s six in the morning or 2 in the morning, coffee should always be within their reach. And with these handy apps, you can bridge that gap with ease.     Starbucks Free Every coffee lover is fully aware of Starbucks existence. And their official app lets you do a variety of things…

Top 7 Ways to Conserve Your Phone’s Battery Life

You wake up and probably start the day thinking, “Hey, it’s a good day to take a selfie today.” Twenty-five bathroom selfies, three lunch photos, and a groupie later, your phone’s on the verge of losing power. “What happened?” you wonder. It isn’t even the middle of the afternoon and yet here you are charging your iPhone or iPad – again. As a member of a tech-savvy generation, you feel like there are days when you can’t survive without…

Are you an iPhone or an iPad?

Our choices reflect who we really are.    The same is true when you choose a device. Our preferences when it comes to the color, size, and function of our gadgets can reveal what type of person we are. Choosing a gadget is about more than just ticking off items on the checklist of our technological needs. It also gives other people a hint of our personality. The iPhone and the iPad are two of the most popular gadgets today. And since there are…

5 iPhoneography Tips: Using your iPhone’s Camera to its Full Potential

With Instagram, Camera 360, and other photography applications readily available for smartphones and tablets, everybody’s a photography enthusiast nowadays. If you want to take photographs other than selfies, though, you might as well first learn the basics of iPhone photography. There’s even a term for people who take stunning photos using their iPhones: iPhoneographers. Want to explore photography with your iPhone? Don’t you worry, kid. Here…

Should you upgrade to the 2014 MacBook Air?

New is always good, sometimes even better. But is that also the case for the new MacBook Air from Apple? The newest MacBook Air was released at the Apple Online Store this week. Stunningly, it’s $100 cheaper than the earlier models. For someone unfamiliar to the technicalities of gadgets, price may be one of the key factors in deciding whether it’s time to upgrade from one gadget to the next. Aside from the price consideration, though, is it a…