Judging from today's Morning Report, the line between console and mobile gaming appears to be narrowing rapidly, as the latest saga in the Skylanders series will offer the same experience on both platforms. Meanwhile, a murder suspect in Florida tries to make Siri an accomplice, and Amazon eyes small business registers — read on to find out all the details!
If you're the sort of person who reads a ton of books from Amazon's Kindle service on your iOS device (like we do), you might be happy to learn that the e-retailing behemoth is introducing a service that will let you "borrow" as many books as you want per month. Amazon is calling it Kindle Unlimited, and it will set you back $10 each month.
Facing a jury trial next month with $840 million in potential damage claims on the line in a dispute over alleged e-book price fixing, Apple has instead decided to settle out of court to make the problem go away.
Those of us who have been around the personal computer block for a while remember the pain and agony of having to download and install software updates — a practice that now looks positively quaint in the era of app stores and stealth updates. The folks at Opera announced this week that Opera 22 for Mac and Windows is jumping on the silent update bandwagon, along with fresh new theme-based looks. And hey, after you update to the latest version, surf back here to catch up on everything you missed yesterday...
With new data suggesting T-Mobile may soon nip at Sprint's heels to become the nation's third place carrier, Re/code reported Wednesday that the magenta network is about to launch yet another Uncarrier initiative, inviting the media to an event in Los Angeles on June 18. “We don’t play it safe and sound," the invitation reads, offering few clues as to what brash CEO John Legere and company might have up their sleeve for the fifth time. But we've got plenty up our sleeve for today's recap, so strap in and read on!
Americans woke up Tuesday after a long Memorial Day weekend to be greeted by a $50 discount off Adobe's Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle (normally $149.99) until this Friday, May 30 at 11:59 PM PST. That's quite a good deal for the consumer photo and video editing software for Mac and PC, which requires no discount code to use. Who says MacLife.com doesn't like to save readers money...?
Former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is officially now working for Apple as Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, and according to a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the new retail boss racked up a healthy $68 million signing bonus just for joining the team. Naturally, she'll have to wait for those 113,334 restricted stock units to vest over the next four years, but hey, wouldn't we all like to cash in before we actually do any work?
Apple appears to have hit a brick wall in the first three months of 2014 where iPad growth is concerned, but it turns out they may not be alone: Consumers are finding few compelling reasons to upgrade existing tablets.
Thursday, May 1 marked the day former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts officially joined the Apple ranks in her new position as Senior Vice President for Retail and Online Stores, and Cupertino celebrated by adding her to the company's executive profiles, sandwiched right between CEO Tim Cook and SVP Eddy Cue. But that's not all that went down yesterday, as we're about to reveal...
ComiXology has long been considered king of digital comics, having created the technology that powers Marvel and DC's own apps. But with Amazon now in charge, the service appears to be changing for the worse.