Have some spare change laying around that you were perhaps saving to pay down your house, college bill, or that new yacht? If so, perhaps you'd like a piece of history in the form of an original Apple 1 instead?
We all love free stuff right? Well, would you have ever guessed that free apps are also some of the largest grossing in the App Store? That's right. Due to what's being dubbed the "fremium" business model, such apps have been flourishing thanks to in-app purchases.
RockMelt blasted into our collective conscience this month to compete for web browsing dominance against Safari, Firefox, Opera, Chrome and Flock -- not to mention a handful of smaller competitors. So which one is right for you?
This week's tips are a mixed selection of topics that will help just about any iOS user. We'll show you how heavy MMS messengers can save a bit of cash and how befuddled travelers should deal with multiple time zones. Also, we'll teach you tricks about automating your dialing to cut back on finger wear and tear, and show you a way to label your iPhone with your personal information so that your hopes of recovering it are way easier.
The iPhone 4 is a phenomenal on-the-go camera. It takes wonderful pictures outside in the sunlight, and crisp, clear photos in the evening with the HDR setting. However, getting that perfect photo is really hard to do when you're holding on to the iPhone 4 with a shaky hand, which is why a mobile tripod is an excellent solution. Joby's new GorillaMobile for the iPhone 4 does just that, though if you're looking for a tripod that doesn't require its own case, you might want to look elsewhere.
It's been said that if something seems to good to be true, it most likely is. Such, it seems, is the case for Google TV. The slick-looking solution that promised to meld the best of the internet with all the entertainment glory your HDTV could muster had a strong start, boasting the ability to push all manner of web content including full episodes of your favorite TV shows from providers like Hulu, YouTube and a number of major television networks, it appeared as though other content delivery systems like Apple TV, Roku and the Boxee Box might have some serious competition. However, in recent days things have been looking a little darker for Google's latest creation. This morning we received word that Fox is the latest in a growing list of networks that have opted to block Google TV owners from accessing their wealth of free online content.
While Facebook and Apple are still working things out over the Ping social music service, Twitter has decided to hook up with Apple, allowing users of the 140-character microblogging service to spread the joy of music they purchase in iTunes. This partnership means there are a few new things for users of both services.
Active noise cancellation is meant to reduce unwanted sound--the drone of an airplane’s jet engine, the hum of your office air conditioner, that kind of steady background noise. A tiny microphone detects the sound waves outside your headphones, then the headphones play an opposite sound wave which cancels out the original noise. That’s why they need a battery to work.
With the bevy of software available for the Mac, it can sometimes be difficult to remember to update all of the applications you may have installed. After all, that software is meant to be used, not just updated constantly. But in reality, many Mac apps require care and feeding, so we’ll show you the best, most efficient path to getting that chore done without squandering any of your precious free time.
When Microsoft created the Kinect video game controller, they probably didn't have the Mac in mind for one of the systems it might be able to control. However, a developer by the name of Theo Watson has taken it upon himself to create the software necessary to hookup the camera-based controller to the Mac.
If you create any kind of visual media but you can’t come close to carrying a tune, you’re probably always in search of music to complement your video creations. Tunepresto is now looking for innovators like you to test a new online musical creation platform.
Wednesday was a day of disappointment for many -- at least those of us currently rocking the iOS 4.2 gold master who were looking forward to using the new AirPrint service, which was widely believed to require yesterday’s Mac OS X 10.6.5 release. But where there’s a will, there’s a way.
There's a whole lotta ruckus surrounding the fabulous iPad/iPhone game The Incident of late. With the recent release of the of Version 1.2 of the The Incident, The game's developer Matt Comi gave giddy players the ability to control all of the action on their iPad screen by using their iPhone or iPod touch. If that wasn't enough awesome sauce for you, then you'll be thrilled to hear about the second generous helping he has planned: With the release of Version 1.3 of the application, gamers will be able to get their pew-pew fix on an even larger scale as the incident will be playable on TVs and monitors via a direct iPad connection.
Faking your location on your iOS device may be easier than you think thanks to a jailbreak application available from Cydia called FakeLocation. Whether you want to steal the Mayorship of your neighborhood hang out Foursquare, or you want to pull a prank on a friend, we’ll show you how to fake your location no matter where you’re at.