Even if you've never stepped foot in a comic book store in your life, you don't have to sit out on the action. Comic book readers for iOS let anyone indulge in stories of adventure and superheroes. In honor of Comic-Con, we found 10 of the best -- some are free apps that let you buy comics as in-app purchases, and others are paid library apps where you upload digital comics you already own. But at least one should suit every true believer's needs.
It's a scorcher outside just about everywhere but Alaska, and that doesn't even count for Apple's sales earnings which are just incredibly huge. It's no secret that the last few years have been kind to Cupertino, and now with Lion roaring down the competition, let's see what's cooking Apple style.
Whether you like comics, games, fan art or collecting collectibles, Comic-Con's got a range of things to peak anyone's interest. And if you couldn't make it this year, that's fine! We did it for you. Take a quick walkthrough of Comic-Con with the gallery below, and be sure to enter our contest to win your own Incipio Feather case for your iPad 2.
Who needs newspapers when comics are all over the internet? Nowadays, you can find an awesome web comic faster than you can say "Peanuts." The only problem (and it's not much of a problem) is there are really just so many of them. So for the sake of reading web comics at work (and to celebrate Comic-Con this week) we're taking a look at our all-time favorite web comics our little Macs can muster. Don't see your favorite? Let us know in the comments!
You might have heard that this year, Mac|Life's giving away four custom iPad 2 cases from Incipio at our Comic-Con booth. But if you can't make it, don't fret! We're giving away two (2) white Incipio Feather iPad 2 cases to two lucky readers here at the site! All you have to do is leave a comment with your favorite custom iPad 2 art from the gallery after the cut and I'll pick a winner on Tuesday next week! Happy commenting!
The iPhone and iPad have done incredible things for the comic book industry, and now it’s possible --and so, so easy -- to use your iOS device to get some of the very best comics available. With Comic-Con, the ultimate festival of geek starting, we thought we’d take a look at some of the awesome comic books available on the iOS platforms.
Netflix announced two separate tiers of pricing last week, separating their disc and streaming options and raising the ire of customers, who are now ready to separate their wallets from the service with all the ferocity of an F5 tornado. Is there really life after Netflix?
Ah, the eternal questions: are we alone in the universe, just who did let the dogs out, and will that free TV on the curb fit through my doorway? You’re on your own with the first two, but CaMeasure can help with the last one. It’s an app that lets you measure objects just by taking their pictures and then putting in a fair amount of work on your touchscreen. It’s not magic, but it gets the job done.
There was no Lion release party this week, like so many had predicted; and there were no hardware refreshes announced. But just you wait! shouts the rumor machine. Next week things are gonna go big big big. Well, we did get Spotify this week, which was a definite plus, so what the heck else happened in the land of Apple? Check out the top ten hottest news stories and get an eyeful yourself.
We all try to keep our desktops clean and organized, but sometimes it's just hard to cut down on the clutter. If you're the type that has 10 folders you need to access on a daily basis and loads to do, these organizational desktops might just come in handy. They feature plenty of grids, circles, shelves, and pin-boards to keep all your loose icons neatly categorized and in place. Now, we aren't suggesting that you have 50 wild icons on your desk, but for those of you that have more than two these wallpapers will give them a home.