The dog days of August have come to a close, and fall weather is just around the corner. What better reason than to try out the newly updated Yahoo Weather app? And that's not the only thing that's new and noteworthy for your iOS device: This week's New App Recap features a brash third-party camera replacement, coupons and fertility information on your wrist, a slick music player app, not one but two nifty keyboard apps, and workflows and barcode scanning for Scanbot.
If you’re an iOS-using photographer, there’s a good chance you’re constantly on the lookout for unique visual “looks” that will set your photos apart from everyone else’s. In the post-Photoshop-plugin era, inexpensive iOS photo-filter apps are the hot tickets for instantly converting photos to slick pop art, with minimal effort and maximum creative flexibility. Here are some of our favorite flavors of sweet visual candy. [via TechRadar]
OS X is the heart of Apple’s ecosystem. Long before the iPhone or iPad made their debuts, Apple’s desktop operating system was transforming the way we worked. Year after year Apple put a little more space between the Mac and its PC peers, as annual upgrades brought incredible features like Expose, Fast User Switching, and Dashboard that made OS X feel light years ahead of anything offered on Windows — and in many ways it still does.
When you’re a kid, summer takes on a whole new meaning. It’s not just the warm weather and late sunsets — it means no school for three months. But all that quality time can be rough on us parents. And when it’s raining or we’re cooped up together on a long car ride, we can’t count on sandcastles, fireflies, and tree houses to entertain them. But your iPhone or iPad can help.
[UPDATED!] There are more great image-editing tools than ever before, and they aren’t limited to the desktop. We’ve curated a collection of the best Mac and iOS apps for tweaking, filtering, and painting your favorite photos no matter where you happen to be. Best of all, most of this software is extremely affordable (or even free), so go ahead and find an app that’s a good fit for your personal workflow.
iOS 9 may not feature any jaw-dropping innovations, but it's packed with enhancements that will help us work and play smarter and faster. Read on to discover why Apple's next mobile OS will be every bit as important as iOS 7 was.
Apple Music is set to bring the biggest changes to digital music since the iTunes Music Store by not only providing a place to listen to music, but to also explore deep cuts, interact with your favorite artists, and discover new ones. So whether you're a fan of Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, or Florence + The Machine, here are eight reasons why you rush to sign up on June 30...
Recent versions of OS X — Mavericks and Yosemite — have a really useful function called Screen Sharing. With it, you view the screen of a friend's Mac while having an audio conversation with them. Once you start Screen Sharing, a FaceTime Audio chat is automatically started, so you can talk the other person through whatever OS X process they are trying to do. Here's how it works.
A new Mac is a long-term investment. You don't want to be stuck with the wrong one for years and years, so we sorted through every option for every model to help pair you with your perfect match. [via TechRadar]
Pages for Mac is a fantastic program used to create visually appealing documents, but you might not realize how versatile it is. It can also be used to create digital books for the iBooks app, and sold on the iBooks Store. Here's how to do it. (Via TechRadar)