If you're a web designer or developer, xScope 4 is an essential purchase. Two new tools have made their way into this major update to Iconfactory’s indispensable app for measuring, inspecting, and testing on-screen graphics and layouts.
So Black Friday and Cyber Monday came and went, but don't worry — there are still plenty more deals out there, and you won't even have to face the the crowds and clamor of one of the year's busiest shopping days! One thing you can count on is that our weekly deals happen year round and you can always find a great one on any given Thursday, right here. So let's see what this week has to offer.
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As is usually the case, a new class-action lawsuit against Apple is making a lot of dirt on Cupertino's past business practices public knowledge. Our Thursday Morning Report has the details on steps the company took to eliminate rival music services from the iPod, along with good news for folks shopping for new hardware, and the mystery surrounding the latest Safari update. It's all coming at you, right now!
The last couple of months have proven that the critics were right after all: Apple simply needed to make an iPhone with a bigger screen to storm the smartphone market. New research from Kantar demonstrates just how true this is. By the end of the quarter ending in October of this year, the Cupertino company had already nabbed a whopping 41 percent of the so-called "phablet" category.
Great puzzle games have a simple hook, and in Rules! that hook is, unsurprisingly, that you need to follow the rules. From this simplicity emerges total chaos, as you struggle desperately to remember all of the rules that the game keeps fiendishly adding to the process. Rules! is a game of memory and speed. It's totally entrancing, and it'll soon have you both frustrated and entertained in equal measure – at exactly the same time.
Gmail users can be a finicky bunch that fears the slightest little change to their beloved mobile apps, but the creators of Google’s email service have come up with a bold new solution the search giant promises will be “the inbox that works for you.” Does Inbox do the job?
[Advertorial] The holidays are a great time to snag some savings on gifts--even if you're just treating yourself. Instead of braving the madness of the malls, head over to our Deals tab. You'll get great deals on products you'll love and your wallet will thank you when it retains plenty of extra cash. Find out more after the jump.
December isn't off to a particularly great start for Apple, with news that a lucrative contract with the L.A. Unified School District is being abandoned. Find out why in our Wednesday Morning Report, along with details on a pair of new Mac products to help you write better and expand the horizons of those Thunderbolt 2 ports. It's all just a click away!
If, for whatever reason, you've always wanted Mozilla's Firefox browser on your iPhone or iPad, your wait may at last be coming to an end. Mozilla has said for years that it had no interest it making its browser available for iOS users, but according to TechCrunch, the company apparently now has different ideas.
Steve "Woz" Wozniak may have left Apple years ago after partnering with Steve Jobs to make computers in the latter's garage, but the man certainly knows how to stay in the spotlight. As Gizmodo reports, the Apple icon is teaming up with Kari Byron of Mythbusters fame to create a reality TV show centered on handling futuristic technology.
Many of us are becoming more and more concerned about having our online activities tracked. Some of us want to avoid a barrage of constant marketers and spam, while others want to dodge overzealous content blocking from their Internet service provider. Generally, though, most of us simply want to use the Internet as we please without our browsing being snooped on and logged by the authorities. Here’s how you can temporarily surf in secret in Safari, and how to use the Tor network and the Onion web browser to surf stealthily all the time.
The mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display isn’t a huge leap forward — primarily a processor speed bump and a price drop. But this model, the entry-level release, also benefits from a memory increase. The previous entry-level Retina MacBook Pro had just 4GB of RAM, but this new one has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory. The result is one of the most value-packed laptops on the market.