Kingston 64GB HyperX Fury USB drive (HXF30/64GB)

By Chris Bidmead USB Flash drives are getting cheaper, and their capacities are rising rapidly. But with larger capacities, another important factor is beginning to emerge – the speed data can be transferred on and off the device. Kingston’s HyperX range of DRAM memory modules is acclaimed among the speed-seeking games community. The company has now launched a range of USB Flash drives under the same brand name. But what’s in a name? My first… Now read on…

Instagram Hyperlapse

Fans of Koyaanisqatsi, the beautifully filmed but essentially plot-less movie, will be excited to learn that an app has been made to mimic the style. The inventor of Instagram’s new app, Hyperlapse, was inspired by the work of cinematographer Ron Fricke. Fricke’s movies often feature slowly panning shots that have been speeded up. Typical scenes are traffic, crowds, herds of animals, insects and so on. The equipment required to achieve that is complex, panning so… Now read on…

Mac Backup Guru 2.0

Mac Backup Guru 2.0 is designed to be as simple to use as Apple’s Time Machine, but as reliable and powerful as products like Carbon Copy Cloner and SuperDuper. What’s wrong with Time machine you may ask…if you’ve never tried to retrieve something from it. As clever as it is, it isn’t quite the rock solid reliable backup option you might think. It’s very slow to use, and the backups it does do,  fail to… Now read on…