PopCap's games aren't ones that require eight-figure budgets and massive media campaigns, but we defy you to find anyone who plays games on any sort of basis who hasn't poured hours into Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies, or one of the studio's other addictive hits. While the company initially made its mark on Mac and PC, the last couple of years have seen expansion to other platforms, notably the iPhone, which has hosted pitch-perfect iterations of those aforementioned favorites.
Just in time for spring fitness fever, a new patent application from Cupertino reveals an exercise motivation feature that shows a "virtual competitor," and also presents a "interactive and engaging experience" for fitness junkies.
It’s no secret that many recording artists -- especially those from the bygone era of the long-form LP record format -- prefer listeners to enjoy their music as a whole, rather than on a song-by-song basis. One of the pioneers of such concepts, Pink Floyd, has just scored a legal victory that may change the way we buy such music from iTunes in the future.
Mac users who regularly exchange files with Windows users are constantly stymied by one of Mac OS X’s biggest limitations -- you can read NTFS-formatted Windows disks, but you can’t write to them. Thanks to Paragon’s NTFS for Mac, you can, and the latest 8.0 version brings faster read & write operations as well as 64-bit support for Snow Leopard 10.6.
It's an age-old problem. You left home thinking you had saved the most
recent version of a document to your flash drive or to your MobileMe
account, but when you access it at work your "blah blah blah"
placeholders are where your charts should be.
The meeting's in
ten minutes. What do you do? Recreate the missing charts from memory?
You wish. Luckily, FeelHome's got your back.
In the wake of the tsunami of iPad related rumors and news both before and after it was unveiled in late January, new rumors about the next iPhone have been scarce by comparison. But that may be about to change, with various sources reporting that multitasking will finally come to the iPhone with the next major software update.
At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today, Razer announced a commitment to
increase support for Mac users. Razer has a wide variety of peripherals
geared directly toward the gaming community, and they committed today to
having Mac drivers for all upcoming Razer products.