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Macs are much cheaper than PCs in the long run says IBM

Once the poster child of the personal computer age, IBM are now the biggest purchaser of Apple computers on the planet! Simply due to the fact they save a huge amount of money over time according to IBM VP of Workplace as a Service Fletcher Previn. Talking at …

The perfect convertible? A left field choice. (Part 1)

Laptop PC sales are falling, Tablet sales are dropping, and even the mighty smartphone might be plateau-ing. Wearables have been a bit of a damp squib, and VR is just starting out. In the midst of all this, one area does seem to be (anecdotally at least) doing …

Chromebooks now outsell Macs

Here at Coolsmartphone a number of writers use a Chromebook as their primary device. I’m one of them (I’m writing this very article on the fantastic Asus Chromebook Flip). Despite being cracking devices Chromebooks have never really hit the limelight… until now. It appears that the Google low-cost …

Duet Display updated to support the iPad Pro

First launched a year ago and designed by Ex-Apple Engineers, Duet Display is an iOS App you need if you require dual monitor support, especially whilst on the move. Simply purchase the App for £7.99 from Apple’s App Store in addition to downloading the free desktop client (Windows …

Larger iPad & iPhone rumoured

There’s no shortage of rumours when it comes to Apple, and we’ve spied another two on the horizon. The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Apple are currently testing a 13″ iPad and looking at screen components for a larger iPhone. Apple testing things is hardly uncommon, of …

Teamviewer announce updated Android app

Teamviewer, the remote desktop application has announced an update that now enables file transfers between your android device and your computer from anywhere in the world with a data connection.  The computer can be a Mac or a PC running Windows or Linux. The data is sent using …

How-to: Run Black Mesa on a Mac [Updated]

Thanks to R. M. Hoffman, we now have a great guide for getting Black Mesa, the Half-Life mod, to run on your fruity computer. Follow the steps below… Please Note: I’ve updated the guide with my experience in italics. Mileage may vary! Prerequisites: Wine or Winebottler Play on Mac …

Google buys Sparrow

iPhone and Mac users may already be familiar with Sparrow and their apps for those platforms. Originally Mac only, Sparrow came to the iPhone  back in March and has quickly gathered a following as the go to email/Gmail app for iOS. The buzz seems to have caught Google’s …

SkyDrive, Dropbox and Google Drive – FIGHT!

For a time, previous users of Microsoft’s cloud storage service can upgrade to 25GB – free! To previous users of SkyDrive can now upgrade their previous 2 gigabytes of free storage can clink on a link – yes, that’s right – and get another 23GB for free.  Good, …

iMessage From Your Mac Desktop

Would you like to send free instant messages to friends and family around the world from your Apple computer to their Apple product including iPod and iPhone?. Well now you can thanks to a new feature appearing in 10.8 Mountain Lion. Apple are replacing the iChat application with a new …