So yeah, never mind about those iPhone 6 images which "leaked" onto the internet this week -- turns out they were indeed bogus, and frankly, we're glad to hear it since our iPhone 5s is still quite spry and not ready to be put out to pasture quite yet. We are, however, ready to sign off for the three-day weekend to celebrate some dead Presidents, so look for our usual weekend recap on Tuesday next week!
It’s admittedly a slower week for notable new releases — surely most of us are still obsessed with Threes, luckily — but we’ve picked out eight games to keep an eye on, including Word Puttz (from the creators of You Don’t Know Jack), Square Enix’s Deadman’s Cross, and HonorBound, plus a huge update to the newly-retitled Solitaire Blitz: Lost Treasures.
Tablet DJs have long been happy with the two primary players in that sandbox: Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ and Algoriddim’s djay, the latter of which launched a stellar sequel not long ago. Both are digital spinning powerhouses, but carrying around a large library of music has always been a limiting factor for covering all potential sonic bases. That’s where Pacemaker is trying to carve out a unique niche: it’s the only iPad DJ software that comes with Spotify support.
Kahuna is a tactical, one-on-one board game about controlling island territories. The physical boxed set, originally published in 1998 and still available today, doesn’t look like much – a modest deck of cards, a few plastic pieces, and a minimalistic game board. But what initially appears to be a simple game of token placement quickly reveals itself as a meditative test of strategy. USM’s universal iOS version of Kahuna not only capitalizes on this clever design, but also adds a distinctive thematic flavor to the experience.
Verizon executives have steadfastly refused to jump into a price war with rivals AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, but we can't help but think the carrier is feeling the pressure with its latest plans that offer more of... well, everything.
As it has for the last several years, Apple published the results of its annual supplier responsibility for 2013 this week, which puts a specific spotlight on the tantalum used in the manufacturing process.
Wednesday night wound up being a particularly crazy time for tech news as the Comcast-Time Warner deal (more on that in a moment) vied for attention with word that Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has found a new home with Dropbox, where he will hold the position of Chief Operating Officer. But that wasn't all that made news yesterday, so here's a quick recap of other stories...
Whatever your feelings about Valentine’s Day, it’s an opportune time to show or declare your love for another person. And a big part of that tradition is the soppy or quirky greeting card, with bonus points earned for anything you’ve actually put some effort toward — beyond simply picking something out of the card aisle and putting it in an envelope, that is. We’ve rounded up 10 apps that’ll make finding and crafting the perfect personalized Valentine’s Day greeting a cinch, whatever your own taste or that of your beloved one.
Now that Microsoft has been forced to rebrand SkyDrive over a trademark dispute, the Windows maker appears to be beefing up its cloud storage service to better compete with the likes of Dropbox and Google Drive.