Want to know the power of "free?" Consider this--when Infinity Blade II for iOS went free for a few days last week in celebration of the App Store's fifth anniversary, the popular fantasy themed fighter pulled in 5.7 million new downloads, with 1.7 million of those on the day of the announcement alone. A wise choice, too: as you might recall from our review, it's not a game you should pass up.
Last month marked the 20th anniversary of MacFormat, our sister magazine across the pond in the UK, and they're marking the momentous occasion with goodies such as a reproduction of their first 1993 issue, an anniversary logo created by original Mac icon designer Susan Kare, and a May issue that's jam-packed with 20 years of Apple memories. Here at Mac|Life, we're hoping you'll join us in the celebration.
Happy CES 2013, everyone! Yeah, we know, it feels like the Consumer Electronics Show has already been going on for the last few days with the rush of new product announcements, but the reality is the trade show doesn't actually start until today. If you haven't lost your enthusiasm for the show already, we've got a sprinkling of Apple-related stories for you in our overnight recap...
One of the first developers to hit the App Store running when it was launched back in 2008, the folks at Readdle are celebrating their fifth anniversary this week by slashing prices on all of their iOS productivity apps.
Friday marks the fifth anniversary of the iPhone, so naturally at least one research company has been busy running the numbers to see what kind of impact Apple's iconic handset has had since its debut.