This week’s App Store lineup offers a nice variety of picks, including totally weird indie Skullduggery!, popular new franchise entries Reckless Racing 3 and Zombie Highway 2, and Terra Battle from the creator of Final Fantasy. And speaking of that series, the port of Final Fantasy VI got a big update today to make things a lot smoother. Check these out, and then come back next Thursday for more.
These days, you’re often sent forms or contracts to sign as PDFs — so why not do it digitally? This is easy on your iPad, using the free Adobe Reader app. If you don't know how to do it, no worries: just follow the quick and easy steps we've outlined here.
As more and more people start to use their iPad as a real work machine and their iPhone as a primary way of managing emails on the move, we need iOS devices to be able to view a huge range of file types — from simple text documents to complex design layouts, 3D models, high-quality sound recordings and fun videos. The iPad and iPhone can view many file types out of the box with no extra software, but in some cases, they need a bit of help.
For the first time with iOS 8, Apple is letting users replace the system-wide keyboard with third-party alternatives. Most people will be perfectly happy with the standard option, which is better than ever thanks to the time-saving new predictive-text feature. But if you'd like to take a walk on the wild side, we’ve collected six keyboards that each offer something Apple doesn’t, from unique typing methods to animated GIF libraries. Let’s go keyboard crazy!
Cross-processing was originally a technique used in traditional dingy darkrooms, and involved developing print film using chemicals designed for use with slide film or vice versa. The results of the technique could sometimes be a bit hit-and-miss, but when it worked, boy, it really worked. Now you can get the same results using Adobe Photoshop Elements, which gives you the ability to tweak individual color channels to replicate almost any cross-processing chemical combination you might desire — without the mess!
Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using built-in OS X utilities such as Terminal, Apple’s command line application. These easy hacks can make life better and simpler, and don’t require any knowledge of coding — all you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Recent OS X updates have made our Macs more power-efficient, but it hasn't addressed the biggest power concern on portables: the display. In this article, we'll show you a few tips to get the most out of your battery life by putting the display to sleep when it's not in use.
A lot of Apple fans have already upgraded to iOS 8 following the recent release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, but for those of you that haven't, here are a few quick tips to make the experience easier.
The era of the silent film started in 1894, and finally ended in 1937. These days, it’s difficult to imagine a movie being made without sound. So it’s good to know that even though Premiere Elements is a consumer-grade video-editing application, it does offer some means of working with your clips’ audio. In this article, we'll show you how to make your videos sound their best.