It's Black Friday, and you might be sleeping off your pre-dawn shopping binge and missed the news; but it's also the day after Thanksgiving, so you might have been too busy stuffing cranberry sauce into your chops to keep up; and, last but not least, it's two days after you sat for hours in bumper to bumper holiday traffic, where you couldn't see these hot news stories. Luckily for you, we have a sweet leftover plate of the week's hottest newsflashes and we know you're going to gorge yourself on these awesome Apple stories.
The gaming industry is about to come grinding to a cacophonous, all-encompassing halt for the next few days, but luckily we got all of the gaming news and announcements we need to hold us over until the holiday is over.
Whether you require some help in the kitchen, need to keep the kids entertained, or just want some talking points to pull your family out of that awkward political conversation, here’s a list of apps to help you enhance (and survive) Thanksgiving.
Safari 5 has given us plenty of reasons to steer clear of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and with the addition of extensions late last year, it's become a mecca for third-party developers looking to get their app to other browsers. However, no matter how much we love the browser for its intrinsic simplicity, we can't help but notice that sometimes it needs a little booster to do things the way we like them done. Here are six Safari extensions that are worth the download to make your internet browsing experience a little simpler.
Our conucopia is getting pretty stuffed around here, which means it's a sure sign that the holidays are on their way. So what've you got planned for the big weekend coming up? Probably your iOS device will get some toting around, maybe you'll watch a couple movies, read a couple books, and maybe you'll keep up with your good friends at Mac|Life, who keep track of the week's hottest stories, just for your sake.
Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire arrived in the hands of early adopters this week, and we were among those who preordered following the announcement seven weeks ago. Now that it’s safely arrived in our hands, we’ve started poking, prodding and yes, tapping the Kindle Fire to give MacLife.com readers a quick look at this new budget-conscious, seven-inch Android-based tablet.
In this week's iOS Games Roundup, we're skewing a bit towards the literary. Two of the games featured in our "Games to Watch For" gallery are games inspired by popular books. Read on for this week's iOS game news, plus a gallery of those literary games to keep an eye out for.
With the holidays right around the corner, 'tis the season to both spend and save. The internet provides endless avenues for deals on goods, but nothing feels better than saving money while supporting your local economy. Need a helping hand on how to find great savings in your area? These 10 apps will help you save on everything from local travel and shopping to dinners and parking, all in your own neighborhood. Best of all, nine of these apps are free, allowing you to put more of your hard-earned bucks to better use elsewhere.
iPad stands and docks come in all shapes and sizes, from Apple's own minimalist dock, to docks that turn your iPad into a bonafide arcade cabinet. These 10 docks and stands keep it simple while still adding some functionality to your iPad, and all look great on a desk or bedside table.
iTunes Match is out! This $25 a year service allows users to store music in the iCloud and stream (or download) it to any iOS or Mac devices. The best part is that Apple matches songs against a user's iTunes library and automatically delivers the best quality to your devices. The music in that library that doesn’t "match" will be uploaded and stored in the cloud for users to retrieve on their devices. Read on to find out how you can set up iTunes Match for your Mac and iOS device.