Well, have we all cooled down since WWDC? Good. Sure, little bits of info keep on trickling in of this discovery inside the code of iOS 8's beta or in Yosemite's plist files, but for now we're firmly focused on new hardware - - until some new beta is released with lots of new goodies to dig into. For now, we've got some good news, some weird news, and some improvements all around, so let's get newsing.
It can be difficult to pick out the cream of the crop amidst the barrage of new iPhone and iPad games, but we’ve got you covered with our weekly look at the most notable new releases. Celebrated adventure Broken Age and mesmerizing word game LEX are highlights this week, plus there’s an odd new Angry Birds in the mix. Give these a good look and then check back next week for more.
It's a 99 cent bonanza this week. Yes, that's the going price for lots of great apps that normally fetch quite a bit more than that. We've got an app or two that go a little over, but plenty that go under too, so if you're looking to save some money, you've come to the right place.
Discovery has become a key focus for Apple of late, and one subtle change for the better can now be seen in the App Stores. Read all about the improved shopping experience — plus new wireless charging at Starbucks, a Father's Day discount on Pebble Steel, and more — in today's Overnight Recap!
Just getting started in the world of wine tasting? Thankfully, there's also an app for that: The free Wine4.Me app promises to help make discovering great wine a simple task by answering a few simple questions and creating a unique "taste profile" that ranks wine against an exhaustive database. But that's far from the only iPhone app news we've got in store for today's recap...
As if timed with WWDC, Apple makes a hugely visually appealing game its free App of the Week. You get one look at this title and you think, whew, developers are going to go crazy mad with Swift and iOS 8. I can't wait to see how games like this grow. Nicely played. Meanwhile, we've got a few titles that aren't so heavy on the graphics, but are straight up fun with an emphasis on the free, so let's dive in. And for you productivity or shutterbug types, we've got a couple things for you too.
It can be difficult to pick out the cream of the crop amidst the barrage of new iPhone and iPad games, but we’ve got you covered with our weekly look at the most notable new releases. Jousting simulation Rival Knights and slick space shooter Sky Force 2014 are big standouts this week, along with notable updates to a couple of old favorites. Give these a good look and then check back next week for more.
For most of us, life goes back to normal as Monday's WWDC keynote fades into memory and we wait for OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 to land later this year. But the show is just starting for developers, who have a long week ahead of them getting acquainted with Apple's new Swift programming language. Here at MacLife.com, we've been rounding up some tidbits you might have missed yesterday...
After detailing an exhaustive list of changes coming this fall with OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, Apple executives turned their laser focus to the App Store and how developers will be able to do more with these virtual storefronts.