The best way to personalize your new iPhone 4 is with a case, especially now that Apple has gone on record by recommending one to solve reception issues caused by the handset’s antenna. However, it appears that the early crop of cases -- including Apple’s own Bumpers -- leave a lot to be desired.
After a lengthy period of sitting idle, Apple appears to be giving MobileMe the love this year, first with a web-based Mail update (now available to all members) and a host of updates to their iOS apps, and now the web Calendar app is getting some much-needed love as well.
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 4.0 public beta today. The beta of 4.0 has been out for a while, but only the techiest people dared to try it because of bugs and other various problems that goes along with beta software. However, this new beta includes plenty of new features that makes one of our favorite little browsers even better.
Apple issued an update for iMovie for iPhone 4 today in order to fix various bugs in the movie creation software. The $4.99 application for Apple's newest iPhone has proved to be quite a workhorse, even helping to make a short film, but it hasn't been without its shortcomings and bugs. Here's to hoping this update fixes most of the bugs.
Earlier today, users were reporting troubles on upload speeds with their iPhone 4s. Well, as it turns out, AT&T wasn't putting their own "death grip" on data (at least more so anyway), and instead it was a hiccup with some HSUPA areas.
With their Droid X on the horizon, Verizon wasted no time taking out a full fledged ad in The New York Times. "Why is this news" you ask? Well, you can't help but notice some subtle pot shots at the iPhone 4's recent antenna woes.
This week's Mac|Life podcast follows Robbie and Flo as they ponder the increasing price of electronics, the high demand of iPhone 4s, and the burning question of whether or not they could ever live without their precious gadgets. Robbie also conjures up his favorite Prince song.
Plus, we answer your hard-hitting Facebook questions!
Welcome to our brand new regular weekly column. Every Tuesday, we march through the mediocre multiplayers, sift through the sordid sporting titles, and pound through the petty platformers to find the best, most interesting iOS gaming gems.
This week, we've got Predators, WarChess, Tunnel Shoot, Doodle God and LandFormer.
Mac sales are up 35% since May, which just goes to show you that the advent of a bunch of mobile products doesn't mean that Apple has fallen far from the tree. After all, computers are what they've always been about.
Back before iPhone took the concept of mini apps and turned it on its head, widgets were a Mac user’s best friend. Released in 2005 as one of Mac OS 10.4 Tiger’s celebrated features, Dashboard opened a hidden layer of specialized tools designed to provide “fingertip access” to common tasks and simple utilities. For OS X users with cluttered Docks and overstuffed bookmarks bars, it was love at first sight.
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has been a respected resource for film and television for nearly two decades, and this free, universal app lets you tap into the titular database to learn about nearly any film or TV show in existence.
Android users (we know there are some of you out there in Mac land), get ready to join the game realm that iPhone users have been reveling in for ages, now. PopCap has confirmed that it will release its famed titles to Android users very soon. "[We] can confirm that yes, we're bringing our games to Android over the rest of 2010 and beyond," said a PopCap developer to Pocket Gamer.
Following numerous Looptastic iterations on iPhone, Sound Trends compiled all its portable music creation knowledge (and loop sets) into Looptastic HD, an approachable music creation suite for iPad. Using a simple drag-and-drop interface, Looptastic HD lets you arrange loops from a variety of genres into original creations, with the ability to swap between song parts in separate zones, apply special effects, adjust the tempo, and even record your own loops with the iPad mic or a Bluetooth headset.
Apple is studying you. That's right--they're taking notes on your every move to study your buying habits. Apple is mulling over the data of its 150 million iTunes users to figure out how to pit their iAds up against big competitors like Google.