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Touché, Asymmetric, and other awesome apps of the week

Looking for some app recommendations to get you through this chilly November Sunday? Want to know which apps have been occupying our Macs and iOS devices this week — and why? Then you’ve come to the right place for our weekly roundup. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining puzzle game or a great update for […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

'The Big One' in California Will Cost an Insane Amount of Money

A recent study found that California’s San Andreas Fault could actually rupture along its entire 800-mile length. It was previously believed that “The Big One” could only occur in confined segments, and this new information is now being used by insurers to make some unnerving predictions.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Seamlessly add up to 256GB to your Macbook [Deals]

When you need extra hard drive capacity for your Macbook, the obvious options aren’t very attractive. Either add a bulky external drive to your computer bag, or go through the inconvenience and steep expense of getting a higher-capacity drive installed. Nifty MiniDrive offers a third option, an invisible but significant expansion of storage capacity. And […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Deleting the Facebook App Could Save Up to 20 Percent of Your Android's Battery Life

Facebook has had an ongoing problem developing on Android for a while now. Facebook’s central item officer, Chris Cox, even encouraged his staff to switch to Android in order to live with the issues and figure them out. A recent independent test by Tech World Zone found that the problems have persisted and that life…Read more... Source: Gizmodo

How the tech industry is outsourcing pollution to China [Kahney’s Korner podcast]

The tech industry appears to be nice and clean, but it has a long and toxic history of environmental damage. Silicon Valley is home to the most Superfund cleanup sites in the country. A new film, Death by Design, takes a sobering look at the electronics industry and it’s toxic environmental legacy — both here […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac