Henry David Thoreau once said, "Justice is sweet." His views were often ahead of the curve, so it could be fair to say that Mr. Thoreau was talking about the richer tastes and satisfying rewards that come from purchasing fair trade products. October is Fair Trade Month, so there's no better time to make yourself more aware of where the things you buy come from. We often don't think about how the food we eat, the clothes we buy, and the services we benefit from arrive to us. We've collected eight apps that will help you find the best products that benefit the producers as well as the consumers. These apps can help you make a difference in someone else's life by making the smallest of changes to yours.
We're not impatient people by nature, but when so many of our favorite apps have been updated to take advantage of the iPhone 5's big, beautiful screen, it's difficult to see several other headline options that still spotlight black borders. Luckily, initial holdouts like Instagram and Netflix made the leap in recent days, though we're still waiting on many others to finally spread out and utilize the full four-inch display. Which apps are we most eager to see take the plunge? Check out seven of the biggest apps that (as of press time) still need iPhone 5 optimization -- and stat!
A bit of a mixed bag this week as the news cycle recovers from the iPhone 5 launch. Hey, didn't Amazon do something that no one is talking about anymore? I guess now we batten down the hatches and see whatever became of all those iPad mini rumors. We're just shy of October when the drop is supposed to happen. Here's to waiting.
So it's confession time. Prior to middle school, in the hallowed era of the 1990's, my brother and I would stage elaborate plays with our action figures for our own amusement. However amazing these scenarios may have been, they have been lost to the ravages of time. iStopMotion has always given a chance to bring still objects to life like the imagination of your childhood, and version 3 is the best version yet!
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This was a big week for Apple fans. Not only was new handset released for those looking to upgrade, but the newest OS came out with a bunch of shiny new love for all the good boys and girls. It was almost like Christmas. So what are some of these fun new features and news? Let's have a look.
Some of the biggest app enhancements for the iPhone 5 may come from the top games on the platform, which will now have an extra half-inch of height or width (depending on orientation) to play with for better viewpoints or refined interfaces. Dozens of top games have already been updated with iPhone 5 support, and surely scads more will be in the coming weeks. We've picked through the lists to spotlight 10 of the most notable iPhone 5-ready games for early adopters to check out, whether you're an old fan or someone looking for a new experience!
Today, Apple released the second update for their most popular cat, Mountain Lion. OS X 10.8.2 isn’t just any ol' ordinary update, though, it adds some new features that bring more value to the OS, including Facebook integration, the ability to share your todo lists in the Reminders app, and the ability to send and receive iMessages through your iPhone number. We’ll show you how to use all of these great new features.
With iOS 6 -- out today! -- Apple added a lot of useful features to the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. From Passbook, to the new Maps app, to capturing panoramas in the revamped Camera app. Apple has brought a lot of fit and finish to iOS 6, and we'll show you how to get the most out of these new features.
It might not make as many headlines as the iPhone, but no other product in Apple's catalogue has gone through so many radical design changes as the iPod nano. Virtually unrecognizable from generation to generation, the iPod nano is kind of like Jonathan Ive's personal playground, a blank canvas where he can let his imagination run wild.
We all hope that we can go through life without encountering a potential life-or-death emergency situation. Whether it's weather, medical, or safety related, emergencies can take place at any time and without warning. It's always better to be prepared for the worst while hoping for the best, and September provides the perfect opportunity to think about these things as it's National Preparedness Month. We have eight apps that will walk you through every step of the process of dealing with an unexpected exigencies. From pre-planning to in the moment and after the events, these apps will make sure that you make it through a crisis with a contingency plan.