We're back after an extended Labor Day weekend here in the U.S., and with only a week away from Apple's next media event, there's plenty to get excited about. Unfortunately, things are looking grim for the rumored iWatch, which appears to be stuck in not-quite-final testing, but Elgato's got a batch of new HomeKit-friendly accessories on the way to tide us over once iOS 8 hits the streets. Click to read more!
If you've been feeling iPhone 6 rumor fatigue over the last few weeks, that suffering is finally coming to an end in less than two weeks — but not before we extract a few more tidbits about Apple's supposed NFC plans first. Friday's Morning Report also closes out the week with a look at a 64-bit beta of Chrome for Mac and a new connected security camera, so jump forward for the details.
It’s another heavy week for new iPhone and iPad games, with several big-name releases intermingling with intriguing indies. A port of BioShock brings the classic console and PC shooter to iOS, plus Madden NFL Mobile takes another shot at freemium football and Tiny Tower Vegas adds gambling to its addictive sim concoction — and don’t miss the promising Nightmare Cooperative.
Own something valuable and potentially mobile and prone to theft? A motorcycle, boat, car, RV or even an ATV? Wouldn’t it be good to track its position and even receive automated alerts within moments should it unexpectedly move? Enter the Spot Trace personal GPS tracking device, a multi-purpose GPS gizmo the size of a box of matches that works in conjunction with your Mac and iOS device.
Thrifty App Store shoppers will love this week's New App Recap, which is chock full of freebies to get your bank account in shape, take better photos, create a more streamlined music listening experience, and even get the kids involved with their own social networking app. Let's not waste a moment more of your time, here's what's new and updated from the last week!
It was a relatively quiet weekend on the Apple front, although we've managed to round up all the news that's fit to print in today's Morning Report, including a look at what could be the latest design for Apple's USB power adapter, a peek at a schematic for the M8 processor, and details on how Apple plans to sell Beats Music to iTunes customers. Click on to read the details!
It can be tough to pick out the best new releases amidst the barrage of iPhone and iPad games, but don't worry: we’ve got you covered with our look at the week's most interesting titles. New Star Wars, Assassin’s Creed, and Pac-Man games are heavy-hitters, but don’t overlook indie fare like Deep Under the Sky and Max Gentlemen. Check 'em out and be sure to come back next week for more.
The smart and sporty Jawbone UP24 is the most fashionable, lightweight and comfortable fitness tracking wearable you can buy, and it has a beautiful app to match. As its name suggests, this new version of the UP can truly be worn 24 hours a day without the need to take it off between syncs.
Thursday's edition of the Morning Report takes a look at Apple's growing iMessage spam nuisance and also questions why the Apple TV can no longer be purchased online for in-store pickup, with a great deal for iPhone 5c buyers tossed into the mix for good measure. Read on for the details!
It's official: there are too many iOS games. It's harder than ever to spot the great ones among all the junk, so we've done the hard work for you and collected the classics for this list. Every game here is playable on both iPad and iPhone (plus iPod touch, naturally), although some are split into device-specific versions. Read on and enjoy!