In a title that may challenge the best-selling Angry Birds and Cut the Rope for the top puzzle game slot on the App Store comes the recently released Casey's Contraptions, an iPad game in which you must invent new ways for Casey to put his toys away via 30-plus household items that can be arranged and tested to solve the puzzle. This delightful, Rube-Goldberg title proves that sometimes they get an iOS app just about perfect on the first try.
With a free update scheduled for later today, the Bing app from Microsoft promises to deliver a better way to copy and paste in iOS.
Nicknamed "Lasso", the new technique gives users the ability to draw a freehand circle around the text they want to highlight and instantly start a new search on that selection, instead of having to tap and drag the little blue box we have all come to know. And use. And maybe hate a little.
Watch almost any recent movie trailer and you'll see a website for the movie mentioned. That's just standard these days.
Still, the studios have been going overboard and developing a plethora of iOS games for upcoming movies. And now the time has come to separate the wheat from the chaff and to see which movie-based iOS games are worth the time it takes to download and install them to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, much less shell out a few bucks for the experience of playing. With that in mind, we bring you the Mac|Life Summer Movie Game Roundup, complete with an emperor-esque judgement system of thumbs up, thumbs down, and a few quick thoughts as to why...
Using the iPad, loaded with aviation apps that can handle both preflight planning as well as in-flight operations, is preferable for a growing number of pilots who want to ditch their little black bags. Those bags usually contain as much as 40 pounds of binders and documents and can't play Angry Birds.
Take that, Google: A new report suggests “second-grade” touchscreen panels rejected by Apple for the iPad 2 are making their way into “Chinese ‘white-box’ iPad clones” used for cheaper Android tablets.
It's Fourth of July weekend! And you know what that means: the only reason you're reading this right now is because you're stuck in traffic and Maclife.com was the first site you thought of to check while moving a miserable 5 miles per hour. Well, here you go: four free iOS apps to keep you groovin' through Independence Day weekend -- and do spare a few minutes this weekend to remember your Founding Fathers.
When Steve Jobs claimed Apple was the number one mobile device company in the world this past January, based on combined sales of MacBooks, iPads, iPods, and iPhones, eyebrows went up. He said, "Apple is a mobile devices company. This is what we do." Well, industry sources now agree.
iOS developer Readdle has had a busy year pushing out new features for its portfolio of iPhone, iPad and iPhone touch apps, including Calendars, the company’s Google Calendar client that just got a fresh new update with faster sync, updated week view and better Google Tasks support.
Sally Hootnick collected her family and luggage from the airplane at JFK International Airport, but forgot her iPad. She believes she left it on her seat after grabbing her stuff from the overhead. Ouch! After leaving two messages with American Airline's lost and found department, Hootnick did what the rest of us would probably do: she began to stalk her stolen iPad.