The Retina iMac

The computer that’s been four years in the waiting, Apple today introduced their new iMac with the Retina 5K Display. It’s a powerhouse iMac housing a 27-inch display with a 5120×2880 pixel resolution. That’s 14.7 million pixels with a density of 218 PPI for those of you without a calculator nearby.

Offscreen Magazine (Giveaway)

Offscreen magazine is a quarterly publication focused primarily on the people behind the pixels. It’s mostly comprised of interviews, profiles, a-day-in-the-life-ofs, original essays, and more. And we’re giving away a copy of issue number 7 later this week.


Apple's largest new iPhone has a polarizing personality. You’re either going to love it, or you’ll realize fairly quickly that it just won’t work for you.

The Definitive OS X Yosemite Review

John Siracusa’s OS X reviews are legendary at this point. With each new version of OS X, he does deep dive into all the changes and upgrades. Before sitting down to use the final version of any OS X update, I always block off a few hours to thoroughly read his lengthy review. His Yosemite review is now available for pre-order on Kindle and iBooks for only $4.99.

Prompt 2

The folks at Panic have delivered again with Prompt 2 for iOS. Prompt 2 is a great SSH client for iOS. It supports touch ID, Panic Sync, and has a new clipping feature to saved your most frequently used commands.

Revive ’85

Little known fact about Tools & Toys headquarters: we’re a Kansas City-based operation (if you’ve got questions about BBQ, just ask). And we are pulling for our home team: the Kansas City Royals, who are making an historic run through the playoffs. Their first time in the playoffs since 1985…

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