With all of the highly-publicized hubbub surrounding the Facebook's changes to the ways that they protect and share their user's personal information, it was inevitable that sooner or later, someone from the Facebook would either have to come out swinging, or wringing their hat in their hands, looking all earnest. From what has been revealed over at the Scoblizer website, it looks like it's going to be the latter.
Hey! There's Yahoo in my Nokia! No, wait. There's Nokia in my Yahoo! While both sound scenarios sound kind of dirty, the announcement of a strategic alliance between the two companies is nothing but a wholesome, good old fashioned win for consumers.
Elgato has announced its new EyeTV HD, a DVR set top box that provides full access to premium cable or satellite television on a Mac. Users will now be able to watch, record, edit and gear down in anticipation for the season finales of their favorite shows all from the comfort of their own home computer.
We visited the annual Maker Faire and as usual, it was epic. If you enjoy robots, science, steam punk, giant mousetrap games, crazy vehicles and 3D printers, the Maker Faire is nirvana. If you couldn't make it to this year's event, don't worry, we took pictures of all the really cool stuff for you.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has had another busy weekend, taking to his iDevices to give his cursory one-line answer to a couple of inquiries from concerned Apple fans on the subject of Google’s Android and this year’s developer conference.
It was a slow week in big Mac news. The lull before the storm that is WWDC, no doubt. Google made a few waves, it's true, but they weren't very big ones. Facebook was Facebook, Twitter for iPhone finally came out...and, yeah. Like we said, nothing really earth shattering.
Still, the week was not without its points of interest, small though they may be. For real. So let's take a peek under the covers and see what did and didn't change the world, at least according to Mac|Life.
Back in the early days of gaming consoles, there was quite a bit of jockeying between Nintendo and Sega. While the latter eventually won the hardware war, Sega has shifted into creating software for other consoles and platforms. And the platform we, of course, are most excited about them bestowing their attentions on is the iPhone OS.
What, you may ask, has us so singing the praises of Sega gaming? Oh, just a little game they're tweaking and prepping called Sonic 4. At least according to the Sega blog -- and they seem in a position to know.
What's in a map? It tells you where you're going, where you need to go, and what's up ahead. Fortunately, Macs, Apple iDevices and maps go hand-in-hand. So, we went out in search of three totally free and very utilitarian map apps for your computers, your iPad and your iPhone, so you'll have a map on you wherever you go.