Games, games, and more games. Whether your flavor runs toward physics, towards puzzles, or towards role playing or classic board games, we've got a taste of each for you. Plus, movie fans and those looking for some on the fly mp3 action are represented in this week's price drop apps. So fire up the App Store and get your downloading ready to go.
Microsoft Office for iPad is here, and by all accounts, the apps are pretty spectacular, with many critics calling them well worth the wait. One detail lost amongst the excitement is that the iPhone version is actually now free, while the iPad version requires an annual Office 365 subscription to edit files. Microsoft wasn't the only big news on Thursday, however, so read on and close out the work week with some other stories you might have missed...
We’ve got a couple of pretty significant releases leading the week: Supercell’s Boom Beach, which follows the wildly popular Clash of Clans, along with Star Wars: Assault Team, a card-based battler based on A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. We’ve got several other new releases profiled in the pack, of course, and if you’re a fan of Plants vs. Zombies 2, don’t forget to update to grab the new Far Future update with loads of fresh free content. Be sure to keep an eye out for full reviews of some of these titles in the coming days, and then check back next Thursday for an all-new list of notable games to consider.
If there's one thing we hate to report on, it has to be seeing a longtime Mac developer close its doors -- especially when we use one of its products on a daily basis. This week we're requesting a moment of silence for the creators of Speed Download, a Mac utility to help queue up downloads. Find out more details in our Tuesday recap!
The rapid growth of Apple's App Store has been great for developers and iOS users alike, but that success often comes with frustration when trying to search for a new app — a task that may soon get a bit easier.
A site like MacLife.com would be remiss in not joining the celebration for Mac OS X, which is now officially an unruly teenager at the ripe young age of 13 this week. We remember well the excitement of first installing the OS, only to discover there was very little we could actually do with it prior to booting back into Mac OS 9, but in time that infant learned how to talk and walk and soon we spent all of our time there. Read on to find out more about the release of Cheetah 13 years ago!
This weekend we said goodbye to an old friend whose legacy will live on in our memories forevermore. Ah, who are we kidding? Nobody used the free Twitter Music app, and that's why the microblogging service is driving a stake in its heart next month. This and oh so much more in our weekend edition of the news recap!
We've got games, we've got weather, and we've got inner peace and they're all on sale. Where else are you going to find a set of deals like that? I'll tell you where. Nowhere at all. So save some cash by spending some cash and get your App Store buying thumbs limbered up. Take a deep breath. Namaste.
What initially seemed like a sleepy week for new iOS releases thankfully turned out some promising picks, including Crytek’s anticipated top-down shooter The Collectables, the dazzling space shooter Star Horizon, and even Cartoon Network’s virus-popping puzzler Globlins. And we’ve got several more notable releases profiled within if none of those strike your fancy. Be sure to keep an eye out for full reviews of some of these titles in the coming days, and then check back next Thursday for an all-new list of notable games to consider.