It’s a common joke to say that our Mac’s built-in speakers sound better than you’d expect. They actually don’t, but we do consume a lot of music on our Macs, and especially with Macbooks. Listening through built-in speakers or earpods can feel limiting as far as audio quality.
Tick tock! Time’s running out to find the perfect gift for your Dad! Let Cult of Mac’s Father’s Day gift guide take all the hassle out of shopping for pops.
From Apple and audio gear to outdoorsy stuff that will be sure to bring a smile, we’ve rounded up thoughtful gifts at price points high, low and in between to make Father’s Day gift-hunting as painless as possible.
Boom! No, I mean it literally. This is a boom mic for the iPhone, although here is is pictured not on a boom but on the iPhone itself. Yes, for just $40, you too can make amateurish-looking movies where the mic dips into frame at just the wrong moment.
It’s unlikely that the Jawbone Jambox will be shoved off its throne anytime soon; not necessarily because it’s the best-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker out there, but because it was here first, and it made a huge splash (in part because, yes, it sounds pretty good).
But I were to bet on a challenger, I might put my money on the smart new UE Boom. Not only is it ruggedized against drops and splashes, but it’s armed with two very unusual tricks.
Boom, a terrific utility for Mac OS X that boosts system volume well above Apple’s default limit, is set to receive a new update that promises to deliver all of the features and improvements that Boom users have been asking for. That includes scroll gestures for those running Snow Leopard and Lion, the ability to access functions from the status bar icon, and more.
We’ve had some great response to the Winter 2011 Mac Phenom Bundle over the past week. We’re really happy to see so many readers enjoying the apps. As a reminder to all those who have been debating whether or not to purchase the bundle, the deal ends tonight at 11PM PST, so get it while you can!
The Holiday season is here, and you can get all your holiday shopping done while sitting in your pajamas sippin’ eggnog in front of your computer screen. With the Winter 2011 Phenom Bundle you can either gift individual apps from your own bundle, or better yet, get the entire lineup for your friends and family! We’re really excited to be able to bring you 11 amazing apps for a tasty price of $50. Individually these little gems would cost a total of $486, but we’ve been able to negotiate a great deal for you just in time for the holidays.
Have you checked out the sweet bundle of apps that we’ve scored over on Deals.CultofMac.com? The package includes 11 awesome Mac OS X apps for a crazy price of $50 (retail value of $486). The bundle is filled with goodies that will make the Holidays on your Mac a ton of fun – I’m personally a fan of PhotoStyler and TidyUp. With the Winter 2011 Phenom Bundle you can either gift individual apps from your own bundle or better yet, get the entire lineup for your friends and family!
This weekend we’re giving away three bundles of the Winter 2011 Mac Phenom Bundle for free so that three of our lucky readers can have some extra Christmas cheer. Entering the giveaway only takes a few seconds, so don’t miss out on your chance to win.
What’s got a folding boom, Jabra’s most-advanced noise-canceling and wind noise-reduction technology and a massive ear cushion even that princess in the pea story would be comfortable with? You guessed it (probably because it’s in the headline) — the just-announced Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset.