Lost in all the excitement of pre-orders gone wild, and crazy iPhone 4 antenna problems, was that fact that another Apple idea started up today. The iAds! And word has it, they're starting to creep up in some apps already.
This month, we want to know which Mac|Life editor you think will reign supreme in a single elimination Strategery tournament. Place your bet on Susie, Robbie, Ray, Florence, Paul, or Nic below. We’ll battle it out, and pick a contest winner at random from bets placed for Mac|Life’s Master of Strategery. But bet wisely, because we only allow one entry per person.
In what can only be described as an acquisition that will move mountains, Tapulous, the makers of addicting games like Tap Tap Revenge, have just been bought by Disney. This is great news for the mobile gaming world, as well as for die hard Disney fans who don't see enough of their favorite character's face in the App Store.
This week, we've got tips for putting your conversation on hold with an iPhone 4 and connecting a USB thumb drive or an iPhone to your iPad using the camera connection kit. Plus, we've got a nifty cheat sheet for restricting 3G data on your menial data plan.
There was a time when listening to music meant sitting in front of a stereo and popping in your favorite CD--or maybe even an actual vinyl record. But these days, we do most of our listening via iPods or from our Mac at our desk. Which is fine, except for the fact that most computer speakers suck. But these speakers from Bowers & Wilkins are so good, you should just stop reading this review now and start earning some of the 500 bucks you’ll need to pay for them.
The iPad has had phenomenal sales according to Apple's recently released sales figures, and it's still hard to find an iPad to purchase in some locations. Technologizer has finished compiling results from its recent survey in which more than 6,000 iPad owners were polled about how they liked the device. The survey covers some interesting areas, but the amount of people happy with the device is truly amazing.
In the iPhone 4 introduction at the WWDC Keynote, Steve Jobs really pushed the great camera on the iPhone 4. We've seen some really great photos, and even a short movie come from the on-board 5MP camera. However, new reports from Macworld suggest that some iPhone 4 owners are suffering from yellowish tinted photos when photographing in low-light situations.
Calling all social networking addicts! Your trusty Facebook app has now been updated for iPhone 4 users. The app includes faster app switching and high-resolution icons, as well as Russian and Korean localizations and several bug fixes.
The latest data from mobile ad agency AdMob is in, and it contains some surprising information -- including that 57 percent of the 44 million unique iOS-based devices tracked are from outside of Apple’s home turf.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has become the tech equivalent of a magic eight-ball: Instead of shaking it up for the answer you seek, simply fire off an e-mail to the right address and get wisdom thrown down from the mountain. This week the subject is HD video -- specifically uploading it via the iPhone 4 as well as playing it on a Mac.
It didn’t take long for the vultures to circle: Apple’s hot new iPhone 4 has barely been in most customers’ hands for a week, and already a trio of class-action complaints have been filed against the company over reception issues.
Is there any way to have my iPhone leave a blank space on a home screen? I leave a blank spot at the end of some of my home screens, but then when I buy new apps, those apps are slotted into the blank spots, instead of added to the end of the list, where I want them. And moving them, even in iTunes, gets tedious.
The iPad may have taken down non-products like HP’s Slate (heavily rumored to be cancelled) and Microsoft’s Courier (straight-up confirmed cancelled) without breaking a sweat. But there is no shortage of challengers lining up to battle Apple’s magical device for supremacy. Some don’t actually exist yet, and of course, none of them run Apple’s superior touchscreen iOS. Some, we’re sorry to say, even run Windows, so don’t count on Mac integration. Still, we present this collection of iPad competitors to keep you informed about what’s out there and to help you make conversation at your next nerd party. Yup, we’re here for you like that.
In the latest Stevemail, Jobs wants iPhone users to be less concerned about the multitasking features and just learn to love them. MacDaily is reporting that in a latest email to a MacDailyNews reader inquiry, Jobs simply replied, "People shouldn't have to understand multitasking. Just use is [sic] as designed, and you'll be happy. No need to ever quit apps."