Mac gaming has come a long way in the last couple of years, thanks to the increasing popularity of the platform and viability of digital storefronts like Steam and the Mac App Store. In particular, 2012 delivered not only a larger volume and wide array of releases, but also quicker ports and many same-day releases as on PC and other platforms. There's never been a better time to be a Mac gamer, and if you're looking to catch up on the year's best releases, we have 10 sizzling experiences ready to captivate until 2013's titles take hold.
It's been another incredible year for iOS gaming, helped in no small part by significant hardware upgrades like the Retina display on the last two full-sized iPads, plus the larger screen of the iPhone 5. Considering the mass of games released each and every week, it's no small feat to choose just a handful of highlights; but we've done just that with this list, which includes big productions and indie gems alike across an array of genres. If you're looking to play catch-up on 2012's best iOS games before diving into 2013's anticipated fare, be sure to load up your device of choice with these fantastic titles.
Oh my, is it that time again already? With word that retail giants like Walmart will be kicking off Black Friday by opening its doors on Thanksgiving evening this year, Apple gets the jump on its own holiday gift guide this week.
Don't enter your polling place without doing a little research first! Before you run out to vote next week, be sure to consult these political apps to find out who is running where, the politicians' real stances on issues, and which talking points actually hold up after fact checking.
We know you all want a MacBook Pro with Retina display of your very own. After all, it's the first truly new laptop from Apple in years, and from what we've seen, it's drop-dead gorgeous. But for those in the market for a new portable Mac, there might be better ways to spend a couple thousand bucks. We've considered the positives, negatives, and unknowns regarding the latest and potentially greatest MacBook to date, so if you're thinking about dropping a serious chunk of change in the near future, keep all of this in mind!
Given that it’s mid-May and there has yet to be a new Mac introduced in 2012 thus far, it should come as little surprise to see rumors ramping up about new MacBook Pro and iMac computers. But could they be closer to release than we think?
The annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show is officially underway in Las Vegas, and pro editor Larry Jordan has hit the ground running by documenting an on-the-record pow-wow with Apple discussing the future of Final Cut Pro X.