Polymail: The Mac/iOS mail client I wish I could use

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Mail clients are a difficult thing for people to decide on. They all have features you love and features you wish they had. Some people are very satisfied with Gmail while others prefer a desktop client like Apple Mail. Others want a mixture of both worlds with some added functionality. That’s where Polymail comes in. … Read more

7 Days To Die Set To Debut On Consoles June 28th

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The hit survival crafting game 7 Days To Die for consoles now has a release date and will arrive on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on June 28th. The game will be published by Telltale Publishing, in conjunction with The Fun Pimps, a Dallas based independent developer. Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the … Read more

Google Chromebooks Outsell Apple Laptops

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Google Chromebooks have overtaken Apple laptops in sales selling over 2 million while Apple fell behind selling 1.76 million Mac laptops. It is important to note that these numbers are a combination of hardware manufactures like Lenovo, HP and Dell. Google also makes its own higher end Chromebook Pixel which is included in these sales … Read more

7 Days to Die Coming To Xbox One And PlayStation 4

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Telltale Publishing has announced that they’ll be bringing the survival-horror crafting game 7 Days To Die in collaboration with the developer, The Fun Pimps, to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this June. Currently available on Steam for $24.99, the game has a 9/10 rating from nearly 30,000 reviews. 7 Days To Die is set in … Read more

Need Help With Your Apple Product? Get Apple Support Via Twitter

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Some days we have issues with the computers, PCs, or phones we use and unfortunately have to call that manufacturer’s tech support to get any kind of assistance. The wait time can feel like ages before you finally get a human, and if you do end up getting someone, they’ll ask you to go through … Read more

Apple Says It Might Have Broken Your Ethernet; Here’s The Fix

Apple has always been ahead of the curve by removing certain features it deems irrelevant. It did this with the floppy disk way back when and more recently, the company has done away with the Ethernet port on the newer MacBooks. Unfortunately, a recent update pushed by the company broke the Ethernet functionality on some … Read more

Elite Dangerous Leaves Game Preview Program & Flies Onto Xbox One

After being released in June as part of Xbox One’s new Xbox Game Preview program, Frontier has released the massively multiplayer space epic Elite Dangerous (check out our First Impressions) for the console. Elite Dangerous spans over 400 billion stars of the Milky Way galaxy, all recreated to their full galactic proportions in an evolving player-driven story and multiplayer experience. Starting … Read more

Hangouts Plus For Mac Is A Must Have For Google Hangouts Users

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Google Hangouts has become my preferred method of communication with online friends, family and Techaeris related discussion. If you’re a Chrome user on Mac it’s pretty easy to use the Chrome extension for Hangouts to have a separate place for Hangouts to exist on your desktop. For Safari users it’s not that simple.I prefer to … Read more

Nervous About Installing Windows 10 On Mac? Watch This Video

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Earlier last week we announced that Boot Camp 6 was available to Mac users to install Windows 10 on their precious Apple hardware. But many of you expressed concern and nervousness about installing Windows 10 on Mac. Our YouTube friend Damir Franc read our article and that give him the push to give Boot Camp … Read more

WorldPenScan X Review: Portable Pen Scanner & Translator

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With mobile apps and tools, gone are the days of having to scan page after page manually through a cumbersome scanner for optical character recognition (OCR) and translation. While there are quite a few apps that will allow you to take a picture of a block of text and convert it via OCR technology into … Read more

Microsoft Releases Free Office For Mac Preview

Microsoft Office is so ingrained in the way we work today. It has made its presence in the mobile market, with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote applications for iOS as well as Android. Today Microsoft released a free preview of Microsoft Office for Mac. The preview can be downloaded from the Microsoft Office Mac Preview … Read more

Rebel Galaxy Announces Swashbuckling For (Almost) All!

When Rebel Galaxy was announced back in October, it was announced for Steam and the PlayStation 4. Developer Double Damage Games has upped the ante and announced that their “swashbuckling space adventure” will also launch on the Xbox One and Mac systems. Travis Baldree, Co-Founder of Double Damage Games, explained why the Xbox One and Mac weren’t … Read more

iOS Malware Dubbed WireLurker Targets iPhones

Research site Palo Alto Networks published information about an iOS malware family they are dubbing WireLurker. According to their research, the malware has been targeting Mac OS and iOS systems for at least the past six months through the Maiyadi App Store, a third-party app store in China. Claud Xiao of Palo Alto Networks posts … Read more

RealPlayer Cloud Video Streaming Service Celebrates First Year With 365GB Storage, Mac and Xbox One Apps

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RealPlayer Cloud, RealNetworks cloud video sharing app, was launched in September 2013. The service allows users to watch, save, and share videos across devices and operating systems. As video streaming becomes more and more popular, companies are trying to find ways to entice users to use their service. RealPlayer Cloud will be offering 365GB of … Read more

Tech History Thursday: Week 8, 08/10-08/16

Welcome to the eighth installment of Tech History Thursday! If you’re keeping up to date with tech news by reading Techaeris, you’re just as interested in the origins of our high-tech world as we are. This weekly snapshot will give you a look at what happened throughout history as it relates to tech. Keep reading for … Read more

FMV Classic Night Trap Attempting A Comeback On Kickstarter, Features More Pixels And Less Senate Investigations

The original creators behind Night Trap, a 1992 full motion video game (FMV) released for the SEGA CD, are attempting a remake of the classic game via Kickstarter titled Night Trap ReVamped. Co-creators James Riley and Rob Fulop stated in a Kickstarter video that their goal is to release the game as it was originally intended, … Read more

Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK With Over 4,000 New APIs

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Biggest Developer Release Ever Includes Extensibility Features, HealthKit, HomeKit & Swift SAN FRANCISCO―June 2, 2014―Apple® today released its iOS 8 SDK, the biggest developer release ever with more than 4,000 new APIs, giving developers the ability to create amazing new apps like never before. iOS 8 allows developers to further customize the user experience with … Read more

Why You Should Use Telegram Instead of WhatsApp

When Facebook acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp on February 19, 2014, for US$19 billion in shares, stock, and cash, two things happened: The Internet went crazy trying to figure out Facebook’s angle on the purchase, and millions of users began flocking to Telegram.

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Founded in 2013 by brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov, Telegram is a free, open source messaging app that focuses on maintaining maximum security for its users. It is available on both Android and iOS officially and Windows Phone, Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX unofficially for free; indeed, the company makes it plain on their website that “Telegram is free forever.

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Review: iRigHD And AmpliTube For iPad

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One of my passions in life has always been music. I grew up around a family of musicians…uncles, aunts, cousins, dad, and my brothers were all musicians. So, naturally, I followed that path. I started playing drums when I was seven years old and graduated when I was 11 to the king-of-the-hill (in my eyes), the guitar. If you would have told me twenty-eight years ago that I would be playing my guitar through a small TV-like device that emulated the sounds of  The Eagles, Pink Floyd, and Aerosmith, I would have called you insane.

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Apple Shoots 30th Anniversary Celebration Video Entirely With iPhones

By now we all know that Apple is celebrating their 30th anniversary and the celebration just keeps going. This morning they released a video that they shot entirely on iPhones and edited entirely on Macs. Here’s a bit of what their celebration campaign had to say. On January 24, 1984, Apple introduced the Macintosh. And … Read more

The Kanex Multi-Sync Keyboard For Your iDevices And More

Well this is something I sure would have loved to have seen at CES 2014. But with so much floor space it is impossible to see it all. The Kanex Multi-Sync Keyboard is a full sized Bluetooth Keyboard that allows you to connect to your iPhone, iPad and Mac all at once. Just use the … Read more