Play More Than 100 Classic Nintendo Games In Your iPhone’s Web Browser Without Jailbreaking

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Well... they're almost playable.
Well... they're almost playable.

With Nintendo adamant it’ll never bring its games to iOS, the only way to enjoy your favorite titles on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad is to jailbreak your device and download an emulator. But that’s no longer the case. You can now enjoy more than 100 NES and Game Boy games in your iPhone’s web browser.

Remember Where You Downloaded That File From [OS X Tips]

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Here’s a possible scenario: you are looking though the folder that you put all your downloaded files in, noticing that it’s long past the time to clean it out. Then suddenly one particular file catches your eye. It’s an odd little mp3 file, perhaps, or an animated gif, but you just can’t remember where you got it from. What if you want more? Or want to hop back to the place you downloaded it to see if there are any more things like it?

That’s where today’s tip comes in.

Merge All Safari Windows Into One With A Keyboard Shortcut [OS X Tips]

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Because you can, that's why.
Because you can, that's why.

If you’re not careful when using Safari, you could end up with a screen full of open website windows. Safari’s default behavior when opening a new link is to do so in a new window. This drove me nuts until I figured out I could just Control-click any links and they’d appear nicely in a new tab instead of a new window.

On the occasions I forget that feature and end up with a ton of open windows, there’s always the “Merge All Windows” menu command in the Window menu. It’s a slick piece of kit, but I’d like to trigger it with a keyboard combination. Here’s how.

Amazon Follows Apple, Google Into 3D Mapping With UpNext Acquisition

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Amazon follows Apple and Google into 3D mapping.
Amazon follows Apple and Google into 3D mapping.

Following Apple’s Google’s leap into 3D mapping technologies, Amazon has acquired a 3D mapping startup of its own. The online retail giant today sealed a deal to purchase UpNext in a move that could signal the company’s intentions to bring 3D maps to its Kindle Fire slate without any assistance from Google.

Make Google Chrome Your Default Web Browser On iOS With The BrowserChooser Tweak [Jailbreak]

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BrowserChoose is a free tweak that makes Chrome your default browser.
BrowserChoose is a free tweak that makes Chrome your default browser.

Google finally released its hugely popular Chrome web browser for iOS yesterday, and just as we had expected, it’s the best third-party browser so far. In fact, in many ways, it’s also better than Apple’s built-in mobile Safari browser. And you can now use Chrome as your default browser on your jailbroken iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches, thanks to the BrowserChooser tweak.

Google Will “Definitely” Release Chrome Browser For iPhone This Year [Report]

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Chrome is in beta on Android, and it's coming to iOS, too. (Image courtesy of Wired.)
Chrome is in beta on Android, and it's coming to iOS, too. (Image courtesy of Wired.)

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Spotify, Jolicloud, Bluetooth Manager & More [Roundup]

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This week's app roundup features Spotify's new iPad app, a simple Bluetooth manager, a great new app from Polaroid, and more!
This week's app roundup features Spotify's new iPad app, a simple Bluetooth manager, a great new app from Polaroid, and more!

OnLive Desktop Plus Brings Flash To The iPad For $4.99 Per Month

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If you still haven’t gotten over the fact that your iPad doesn’t have Adobe Flash player, than OnLive Desktop Plus may soothe your pain. As you may have guessed, the new app is a premium version of OnLive Desktop, which brought Microsoft Office to the iPad earlier this year.

In addition to Office, the premium version offers Flash Player and a PDF-enabled web browser, but it comes at a price of $4.99 per month.

Ditch Mobile Web And Load Pages In Their Entirety Using Dolphin For iPhone [iOS Tip]

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aTV Flash (black) 1.2 Now Available For Apple TV With Stacks Of New Features

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aTV Flash (black) from FireCore is the ultimate solution for supercharging your jailbroken second-generation Apple TV. It introduces some terrific features that we’d all love to have on the device as standard, including a web browser, weather and RSS feeds, a Last.fm radio, and support for a huge variety of media formats.

But aTV Flash is even better with its latest update, which adds even more features and greatly improves your Apple TV experience.