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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Tim's Latest Posts

How To Install OS X Yosemite & Save The Installer

22nd October, 2014

The newest operating system from Apple is here: OS X Yosemite. Let’s break down the quickest and easiest way to get it installed.


Pumpkin Tips For Halloween, Draw A Perfect Freehand Circle & More With DaveHax [Stuff to Watch]

21st October, 2014

DaveHax is a YouTube channel full of useful and not-so-useful tips and tricks – including amazing pumpkin ones!

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Manage Your Business For Better Results With Intellinote

20th October, 2014

Whatever your needs – be it a business or otherwise – Intellinote empowers corporate, technical and creative individuals who need a powerful, collaborative solution to get the job done.

Star Wars Fans Remade The Empire Strikes Back, Watch Now! [Stuff to Watch]

14th October, 2014

In 2009 a group of Star Wars fans split Episode IV into 473 15-second segments and decided to remake it, shot-for-shot. In 2014, they’ve finally finished Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back.


Make Stunning iPhone Time-Lapse Videos With iOS 8

13th October, 2014

iOS 8’s new time-lapse feature can create some insanely cool videos — here’s how to get the most out of it.

App Store Creativity Sale: Day One, Procreate, djay 2 on Offer [iOS Sales]

11th October, 2014

Like every sale on the app store, all good things must come to an end – including this regular column.

Homestar Runner & Strong Bad Are Back After Four Long Years [Stuff to Watch]

7th October, 2014

The funniest show in web history is back, after four long years.

iPhone Photo Apps Fragment, Lenka & AppAlchemy Are All Free [iOS Sales]

4th October, 2014

The newly released iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are both equipped with amazing cameras, and this week’s app sales are packed with photography apps to make the most of your new toy.


Why Does Rain Smell? It’s Okay To Be Smart Answers This & More [Stuff to Watch]

30th September, 2014

Channels that actually focus on education are more important than they have ever been. Here’s one to check out.

Cheap Music Apps, Warhammer Quest & 2K DRIVE Free [iOS Sales]

27th September, 2014

If you’re looking for apps for your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus – or you just fancy a bargain – you’re in the right place.


Learn 10 Simple Self Improvement Tips In 10 Minutes [Stuff to Watch]

23rd September, 2014

These quick videos from Psychologist and author Richard Wiseman teach you simple ways to become better.

50% Off Broken Age, Fantastical 2 & Clear [iOS Sales]

20th September, 2014

Check out this week’s iPhone and iPad sales as developers scramble to update for iOS 8’s new features.

iOS 8 Is Here: 10 Reasons To Install It Right Away

18th September, 2014

If you own an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you’ll want to upgrade it to iOS 8 as soon as possible. Here’s why.

Exploring Japan’s Abandoned Haikyo & Its Effect On Communities [Stuff to Watch]

16th September, 2014

Urban exploration involves actively seeking out and documenting these places in photographs and videos for all to see. Enthusiasts risk personal safety and being caught by authorities to bring the rest of us some amazing sites.

Free Apps: Bomberman Chains, Goal Tracker Full & Smart Note Handwriting App [iOS Sales]

13th September, 2014

This week’s best offers include handwriting tool Smart Note, a classic 90s software synth reimagined on the iPad and a Bomberman-themed match 3 puzzler.