The recent Heartbleed bug managed to turn even the most secure Internet passwords into a potential security risk, but for those smart enough to invest in good password management software, the situation appears considerably less dire. 1Password is hands-down the best such solution, and we’d go so far as to recommend it as a required purchase for anyone with a Mac or iOS device.
Late last month, Realmac teased an update to Clear for iOS and Mac, which promised to deliver one of the most-requested features: Reminders. That update has finally arrived, complete with a bonus for owners of the former Clear+ app.
Even by the relatively low standards of movie tie-in games, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a weak entry. It makes a strong first impression with vibrant graphics in an open-world setting, but absolutely everything else about it is underwhelming, bland, or outright frustrating. Most of the problems are fundamental and extend from the game’s own lofty ambitions. An open-world setting demands that Spidey swing freely, which works just fine so long as he’s heading in a straight line.
ComiXology has long been considered king of digital comics, having created the technology that powers Marvel and DC's own apps. But with Amazon now in charge, the service appears to be changing for the worse.
By all accounts, Apple's iPhone 5c appears to be far from the flop many pundits were expecting, but the flagship iPhone 5s continues to dominate Cupertino's smartphone sales, with a notable uptick in sales across Europe, Japan, and Australia, according to new research data from Kantar Worldpanel. But that's not the only challenge facing the iPhone maker, as the first entry in our weekend recap details...
Pixite continues its string of clever iOS image tweaking tools—following Tangent and Fragment—with Union, a compositing app that moves away from shape-based blending and instead approaches the process in a more conventional manner. Union is designed to combine images by knocking out specific colors as transparent, while borrowing some mojo from the company’s previous apps, and it’s a pretty slick affair—but still lacking some key features for optimum image blending.
Looking to buy a new Mac Pro? The Apple Online Store is now showing a more reasonable three to five week shipping estimate, which is a modest improvement over the previous four to five weeks. Either way, the pro-centric Mac seems like one of the hardest Apple products to nab, but thankfully you won't have to wait so long to get the latest and greatest news, which is just a click away...
Retro-stylized role-player Wayward Souls, noir stealth adventure Third Eye Crime, and attractive side-scrolling platformer Leo’s Fortune are among the most interesting debuts this week, though if none of those catch your eye, we’ve got a few others highlighted here. And Injustice: Gods Among Us fans—it’s time to update and take the fight online. Be sure to keep an eye out for full reviews of some of these titles in the coming days, and then check back next Thursday for an all-new list of notable games to consider.
Feeling hungry? Many restaurant chains now offer free mobile apps to make it easier to find locations near you, and some of them now even allow customers to pay with their iPhone as well. It's time to start whetting your appetite with the best and brightest of eatery-related apps, and thankfully we've rounded up eight of the best that can be downloaded from the App Store right away. Bon appétit!