It seems like only yesterday a questionable rumor surfaced about a 12.9-inch iPad capable of running dual operating systems, and already our hopes about such a beast coming anytime soon have been dashed by the supply chain. Our Thursday Morning Report explains why, while celebrating Apple's second year as the world's most valuable brand. Read on for this and so much more!
Both the new iPhones and iOS 8 have had a few weeks to settle in, and we're seeing a growing number of games — new and old — taking advantage of the amazing Metal API to level up the graphics or add a little extra spice elsewhere in the package. Here are the best games out right now that shine brighter and run cooler on iPhones and iPads with iOS 8 Metal.
In 2013, Parallels Access wowed us by making remote desktop access usable from an iPad — although it was saddled with an expensive annual subscription. What a difference a year makes, as the sequel offers more bang for fewer bucks, and serves the fun to more devices.
Over the last few years, we've heard plenty of speculation about how Samsung and Android will trump the iPhone, yet every time Apple releases a new smartphone, the opposite seems to be true. Our Wednesday Morning Report takes a look at Samsung's quarterly profit drop, along with a peek at an iPad Air 2 dummy unit, and a new contender for the mobile payment throne. Click to read more!
How's iOS 8 working out for you? Judging from Apple's own adoption numbers, users may be dragging their feet to install the update compared to iOS 7, and our Tuesday Morning Report takes a look at what could be behind that dilemma. We've also got the first official aerial photo of Apple's Campus 2, as well as all the details on the latest version of Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac users. Click and enjoy!
This week's New App Recap features a compelling mix of productivity apps headlined by Post-It Plus, takes a detour through the revamped Google Play Newsstand, Path Talk, and Tweetbot for iPhone apps, reveals how rewarding shopping with Groupon can be, and even serves up an entire catalog of free documentary movies for good measure. Not sure where to begin? Why not start with our first new app, which is only a click away....
If you have children of a certain age, you could be forgiven for thinking Angry Birds are everywhere. Rovio’s hit franchise has dominated the App Store in its four-and-a-half year, eight game run, and has branched out successfully into toys, a cartoon, and even soft drinks. And now Angry Birds Epic continues the trend of branching out from its humble slingshot-firing origins.
For anyone who loves Apple, this weekend was something of a somber affair as fans and company executives took the time to remember the late CEO Steve Jobs, who passed away three years ago yesterday. Our Morning Report takes a look at those tributes, as well as a glimpse into how the iPhone 6 is faring in China, and what Adobe has up its sleeve as its annual MAX conference kicks off Monday in Los Angeles. Read on for the details!
Judging from our Friday Morning Report, an awful lot of folks must be choosing the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus over the smaller 4.7-inch iPhone 6, at least according to shipments leaving manufacturer Foxconn lately. We've also got the scoop on potentially cheaper Beats Music subscriptions, plus details on why Leonardo DiCaprio won't be playing Steve Jobs after all. Kick off the weekend on a good note by reading on!
Apple's existing Remote app is a pretty minimalist way for controlling iTunes or an Apple TV, but a new patent filed by the iPhone maker this week shows Cupertino may have far more ambitious plans yet to come.