With all eyes on Friday's launch of the Apple Watch, it's not surprising that much of this edition of the Apple Daily is focused squarely on Cupertino's first wearable. We've got updates on new product availability, developers being offered a chance to buy a Watch this week, and potentially good news for Maps fans looking forward to the return of public transit directions.
The Apple Watch won't be out until Friday, but there are plenty of fresh apps for your current iOS devices to keep you occupied until then. This week's collection of the best new and updated apps includes a new two-track audio recorder, a hot update to Tumblr, a popular Mac music player now on iPhone, a pair of new Office 365 companion apps, and new ways to keep tabs on your iOS device, write notes, get out of bed, and get alerted. Without further ado, let's jump into this week's New App Recap!
Now that you've knuckled down and got your taxes in order, let productivity take a backseat to some freshly discounted apps and games. You deserve some fun, right? Games for you and games for your kids, as well as some fitness apps to help burn off any stress-eating pounds you might have experienced this week as you itemized deductions. You'll definitely save on taxes, too — sales taxes that is — with this collection of cut prices.
Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer. The ability to answer iPhone calls from your other Apple devices can be pretty convenient, but it can also be intrusive at times. In this edition of Ask, we'll show you how to disable the call-forwarding Continuity feature that was introduced in iOS 8.
This week’s batch of AppStore downloads features some familiar names as well as brand new games that are worth your time and dollars. Hearthstone finally makes its way to iPhone and features some sleek mobile-friendly additions fans will love. For those wanting a bit more action, WWE 2K provides all the pounding necessary for a good throw down. Tiny Guardians provides us with an adorable tower defense experience and Mega Drift is a racing game we can’t put the brakes on. Want more options? Read on for more great downloads.
Thanks to an emphasis on usability instead of complex functionality, Procreate Pocket is an incredibly easy and fun to use art app. With the screen uncluttered by tools you can focus on the simple pleasure of drawing and painting. But is it as good as its iPad counterpart?
In case you missed it a few days ago, the cord-cutting moment finally arrived for HBO fans with the release of the HBO Now app, which untethers the service from cable or satellite subscriptions at long last. We've also rounded up big updates to Adobe Acrobat DC, myMail, and iTranslate Voice, as well as new apps for quick dialing from Notification Center, party planning, calendar scheduling with a contact twist, and a new way to make fashion choices from the palm of your hand. There's plenty to download this week, so let's dive right in!
Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer — even when it has to do with a jailbroken iPad. For some, jailbreaking an iOS device might sound like a beneficial idea, but it isn't necessarily all it's cracked up to be. If you've jailbroken your iPhone and want to restore regular functionality, we'll show you how it's done.
Another week means another batch of awesome App Store games vying for your attention. This week there are a lot to choose from, but we’ve made it easier for you by picking the top 10 games that are sure to blow you away. Mortal Kombat X promises to keep Fatality fans busy for a while with its extensive card-collecting system and roster of fighters. Likewise, Implosion will impress you with its gorgeous visuals and missions that cleverly designed for on-the-go gaming. And if you want to play an MMO without starting up your PC, get a team together in Spirit Lords and start raiding. Want more? Read on.
iOS 8 opened a lot of doors previously closed to developers, including the use of extensions to enable functionality which device owners could only dream of a year ago. Thanks to a new app called Workflow, even casual users can now get in on the fun, creating simple, one-tap scripts to make iOS perform new tricks.