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.

Feel free to contact at tbrookes@makeuseof.com

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Tim's Latest Posts

Sacred Sound Audio Infinity One Review and Giveaway

25th March, 2014

It’s refreshing to see the Infinity One, a pair of $25 earphones that don’t suck, and far more interesting to hear that they are the work of two young teenage brothers.

Watch Jerry Seinfeld’s Web Series: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee [Stuff to Watch]

25th March, 2014

The show is now in its third season, with a total of 23 episodes online for your perusal. Here are a few of my favourites.

5 Epic Vegan Blogs For The Best Plant-Based Recipes

24th March, 2014

A plant-based diet might not be everyone’s idea of a great time, but if you decide to take the plunge you’ll soon find the Internet is your new best friend.

iOS Apps on Sale for 22 Mar: Osmos & Republique Are Hard To Refuse

22nd March, 2014

Every now and again a game will be released that shifts many preconceptions about what a mobile game should be. This week we’re lucky enough to have two of them on sale.

DIY Dammit! Makes Terrible Pinterest Crafts So You Don’t Have To [Stuff to Watch]

18th March, 2014

DIY Dammit is the antidote to bad Internet craft advice, overcoming failure with comedy and apathy.

iOS Apps on Sale for 15 March: Sunrizer, Fractals & Kingdom Rush

15th March, 2014

Unlike cheap hardware, cheap apps are often quite the bargain – but you’d better be quick.

Ditch iTunes & Use VLC For iPhone & iPad Media

13th March, 2014

VLC for iOS does rather a lot that Apple would probably rather it didn’t. It’s also better than iTunes for media on the go. Here’s why.


Relive The Long Lost Web Of The 90s With Net Cafe [Stuff to Watch]

11th March, 2014

No television program documented the early web quite like NetCafe. Watch some classic episodes right now.


Travel-Proof Your iPad Before Your Next Trip

8th March, 2014

Without a bit of forethought, your iPad won’t be at its most useful when you need it most.

iOS Apps on Sale for March 8: Boxer, Deus Ex & Multiplayer Fun

8th March, 2014

App Store promotions are like buses – you can wait weeks for a decent app to drop in price and then eight come along at once.


Lock Down These Services Now With Two-Factor Authentication

7th March, 2014

Two-factor authentication is the smart way to protect your online accounts. Let’s take a look at few of the services you can lock-down with better security.


An Apple A Day: Getting The Most Out Of Older MacBooks

6th March, 2014

It’s not difficult to bring an old Apple laptop up to standard, and the cost is considerably less than buying a new Mac.


Danny MacAskill’s Bike Stunts Are Crazy [Stuff to Watch]

4th March, 2014

Danny hit it big in 2009 when he put a compilation of stunts online. Here are some of his best videos.

iOS Apps on Sale for 1 March: Tolkien, Arcades & Mystery Adventure

1st March, 2014

Another week, another boatload of app sales flood the App Store – but how to separate the wheat from the chaffe? We already have!


Word Processing On Your iPad? We Compare The Best Apps

25th February, 2014

They say “a good craftsman never blames his tools”, and this is largely true except when it comes to touchscreen text editing.