Tim Brookes

Joined July 2010

Tim is Mac and iOS editor for MakeUseOf and can currently be found living in Melbourne, Australia. You can check out his website at timbrookes.co.uk or find him on Twitter.

Mac, iOS, Creative Editor

Feel free to contact at tbrookes@makeuseof.com

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iPad Air 2 Review And Giveaway

24 hours ago

The iPad stands on its own as a platform, it’s very branding synonymous with “tablet” – a Xerox or Kleenex of the consumer electronics world. Apple’s latest iteration is the iPad Air 2 (from $499 for 16GB, a revised and slightly-more-slender version of last year’s major revamp; and the world’s new thinnest tablet. When Apple launched the original iPad, it […]

8 Eye-Popping Ultra HD Videos To Watch On Your New 4K TV [Stuff to Watch]

3 days ago

We’ve trawled high and low and found some eye-popping 4K videos that take full advantage of the ridiculous number of pixels at your disposal, for free.

Watch Steven Soderbergh’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Recut For Free [Stuff to Watch]

1 week ago

It’s not clear whether Soderbergh has any legal right to upload and distribute his own edited version. What is clear is a deep emotional attachment to a work of art.

Speedrunners Break All Your Favourite Games At Awesome Games Done Quick 2015 [Stuff to Watch]

13th January, 2015

Watch as these expert gamers destroy your childhood, one game at a time.

The University of California Explains Why We’re Wired To Be Nice People [Stuff to Watch]

6th January, 2015

Apparently, human beings are hard-wired creatures of kindness. Science said so.

Organise 2015: Learn The Martial Art Of Getting Things Done [Stuff to Watch]

30th December, 2014

Ever wonder why the successful, over-achievers always seem to keep a cool head?

Everything That’s Wrong With Disney’s Frozen (And Other Cinema Sins) [Stuff to Watch]

24th December, 2014

CinemaSins is a YouTube channel dedicated to pointing out the flaws in some of the worst, most expensive and best performing movies to grace the big screen. Frozen just happens to be one of them.

Why Do You Procrastinate? School Of Life Looks At This And More [Stuff To Watch]

16th December, 2014

The School of Life exists to examine some of the existential, practical and introspective issues that plague modern society.

SciShow Demystifies Scientific News & Answers Some Burning Questions [Stuff to Watch]

9th December, 2014

SciShow is another fine resource for the young and old that turns boring textbook descriptions into fascinating, fun videos.

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How To Schedule Email On Your Mac

8th December, 2014

Apple’s Mail app doesn’t come with a scheduler by default, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare messages in advance and send them at a later point in time.

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Adonit Jot Touch with Pixelpoint Review & Giveaway

5th December, 2014

iPad owners are lucky: manufacturers make styli that only work with their devices. Today we’ll be taking a look at yet-another of these iOS-exclusive digital drawing and writing tools, the Adonit Jot Touch with Pixelpoint ($99). Despite its rather limited compatibility, the Jot Touch is designed to work as a plain old stylus for your iPad – while also providing […]

Explore 13.8 Billion Years Of History On YouTube With CrashCourse [Stuff to Watch]

2nd December, 2014

The last few thousand years of cave paintings and tabloid journalism have barely recorded a fraction of our planet’s long existence – so what about “big history”?

The Best Mac OS X Apps

30th November, 2014

From email clients to system utilities, time savers to productivity boons; on this page you’ll find the best Mac software used by MakeUseOf staff and readers alike.

15 Documentaries About The Internet, Hacking, Startups & Cyberculture [Stuff to Watch]

26th November, 2014

Today we bring you the mother lode of documentaries about the Internet, hackers, startups, computers and the cyberculture spawned as a result.

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LEPOWER 40w 5-Port USB Charger Review & Giveaway

19th November, 2014

As the number of devices we own explodes, so too does our reliance on the humble USB port. More and more products are choosing to use USB connections for charging, a situation that has given birth to the rather one-dimensional multi-port USB charger. The LEPOWER 40w 5-port USB Charger ($19.99) is one solution that allows you to charge up to […]