Review: SystemLoad for Mac fires up your processor to diagnose cooling and power issues

SystemLoad for Mac helps you diagnose cooling and power supply issues before they become major problems. Straightforward and streamlined, this app is not limited to tech experts but can be installed by any Mac user who wants to test out his or her processor.

SystemLoad for Mac installs quickly and greets you with a straightforward interface that allows you to easily generate additional processor load by using a drop-down box and a slider. You can choose how many processors to diagnose, as well as how much of a load to give them. Also, you can put a constant load on … Read more

Whirlpool's dryer has a 6th Sense

The $1,699 Whirlpool Smart Front Load Electric Dryer with 6th Sense Live technology is one of four existing 6th Sense products announced earlier this year. There's also a refrigerator, a dishwasher, and the dryer's companion unit; a $1,699 Smart Front Load Washer. All of these appliances can connect to the Android or iOS My Smart Appliances app. This free, multitasking app was designed to help you stay more on top of your household chores. Did you shove your wet clothes in the dryer before leaving for work but forget to hit "start?" No worries, … Read more

Monitor processor usage with LoadInDock for Mac

For experienced Mac users who run multiple applications at once, quickly checking computer processor load can be an annoyance. LoadInDock for Mac's indicator in the dock allows those users to instantly verify the CPU load without opening additional menus.

LoadInDock for Mac comes available as freeware without any restrictions. Although there was no native installer, download and installation took place quickly without any user intervention beyond dragging the program to the applications folder. After initiating startup, you don't have to do anything else to use the program. A simple, square icon is installed in the dock that shows … Read more

One last time to get Loaded

Links from Thursday's episode of Loaded:

Android app security flaw Google+ redesign gets mocked Sony launches SmartWatch And this is the final episode of Loaded! In just a few days, we will launch our new daily tech news show, CNET Update. We thank you for watching Loaded all these years, and we can't wait to show you what we have in store. Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

The battle over e-book prices

Links from Wednesday's episode of Loaded:

Justice Dept. sues Apple, publishers Nokia Lumia 900 glitch triggers $100 credit Spotify Play Button Pinterest buttons on Amazon, eBay Jim Gaffigan follows DIY model for launch of "Mr. Universe" stand-up special Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

Why Facebook snatched up Instagram

Links from Tuesday's episode of Loaded:

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion Instagram users threaten to quit Best Buy CEO resigns Tablets to replace pay phones in NYC Amazon adds in-app purchases Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

1.5 million card numbers stolen

Links from Monday's episode of Loaded:

1.5M card numbers compromised Comcast, Time Warner don't allow access to HBO Go on Xbox and Roku Free Photoshop CS6 preview Angry Birds cartoon series Developer defends Girls Around Me app Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

Keep on rockin' in the free version

Links from Thursday's episode of Loaded:

Spotify extends free, unlimited trial Bump Pay transfers money Free Photoshop CS6 preview Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China Kindle Fire update Amazon CEO found rockets from Apollo 11 Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

Bonus for Apple shareholders

Links from Monday's episode of Loaded:

Apple pays dividends No new Xbox anytime soon Gadget policy changing on flights? NetZero offers free (but limited) broadband Artists get digital Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD

Packing 41 megapixels into a smartphone camera

Links from Tuesday's episode of Loaded:

PureView packs 41 MP camera IBM's quantum computing breakthrough Yahoo picks fight with Facebook over patents Hardly any time is spent on Google+ New way to gift with Karma Subscribe:  iTunes (MP3)iTunes (320x180)iTunes (HD)RSS (MP3)RSS (320x180)RSS HD