We won't officially see the next iPhones for months, but two of the top Apple stories this week involved new rumors about the next version of Apple's flagship iOS device. There's also an pdate on the bending iPhone controversy from last year! But there's not just phone news here: also get the latest on the 12-inch MacBook, HBO Now on Apple Devices, lots of springtime iOS apps, and more in this week's roundup.
You may still be a bit skeptical the day after April Fools’ Day, but there's no trickery here! The games on our list this week are the real deal and provide something for everyone. Take a cane-jump down memory lane in DuckTales: Remastered or get a quick Metroidvania fix with Tiny Dangerous Dungeons. Have a blast with physics-based explosions in Gunpowder or help Little Red Riding Hood make it to grandma’s house in A Day in the Woods. Or why not just relax and deliver pizza in space in Pie in the Sky? These and many other great titles made our list so don’t be afraid to check them all out.
Creativity is the theme of our New App Recap this week, with plenty of apps to design and invent. This edition kicks off with a new Creative Cloud-connected design app from Adobe, photo layouts from Instagram, more than 800 new photo filters, a way to slow down or speed up iOS videos, a kid-centric 3D design app, and Twitter's answer to Meerkat. The only problem now is finding the time to be able to play with all of these cool apps, so let's dig in straight away!
Maybe you've just replaced a drive in your Mac and need to reinstall Yosemite, or perhaps you need to upgrade a Mac to the latest operating system without taking it online. Whatever your reason, there is a simple way to make a bootable drive of the OS X Installer so that you can easily update your operating system.
Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer. In this edition of ask, we explore the possibility of archiving digital magazines that you've downloaded through Newsstand on your iOS device.
Featuring a diverse mix of smart, funny, and thought-provoking games, this week’s batch of AppStore titles is sure to give your mind a workout. Final Fantasy: Record Keeper, for example, will make you nostalgic as you play through some classic battles the series is known for. Continue your interactive journey and make more critical decisions in Episode 3 of Game of Thrones. Or why not put your logic and reasoning skills to the test in games like Rebus and The Trace? Lots of other great games made our list too, so read on and see what you should be downloading.
This week's New App Recap is almost entirely about having fun — whether it's finding a new movie to see, creating a social photo wall with party guests, assembling messages with friends into a shareable video, or turning iPhone photos into unique wood prints suitable for displaying on your shelf or refrigerator. We'll also tell you how to get classic Atari games for free just by exercising, and an Apple Pay competitor that finally joins the Touch ID party. It's all here in our spring fever app recap!
Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool with Mac OS X. Sometimes it's a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, other times it's a trick that uses built-in functionality such as Terminal — either way, these simple tips can make life better and easier, and they don’t require any special knowledge. All you need to do is follow the instructions!
Last week, we talked about how to flush your DNS cache on your Mac should you have trouble connecting to certain websites or have other network difficulties within OS X. This week, we want to take another look at DNS, and specifically see how we can utilize discoveryutil to find additional details out about the DNS caches in OS X.
Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer. In this edition of Ask, we'll tackle one of our most frequent questions: how to use an iPhone without a SIM card so it basically functions like an iPod touch.