Apple launched iTunes 9 back in September with a revamp of how many online store pages were displayed, most notably by using Safari-like WebKit to render them. Over the weekend, one of the areas left neglected several months ago has started to get a refresh as well.
You know a game like Yahtzee has become part of the zeitgeist when the
immortal vampire queen in HBO’s True Blood is featured playing the game
with her minions (“We play to 6 million”). It’s true, and we must deal
with it: Traditional parlor games like Scrabble, Monopoly, and even
cribbage are hot.
You know who's been naughty (your friends) and who's been nice (you, naturally), but you're still gonna have to get 'em presents. We've got a few great recommendations, as well as some contests, and, as always, the best links of the past week, all in one handy dandy place.
For all of its success in the music business, Apple has been mostly been chasing its tail where video entertainment is concerned. But a new report from Wired claims that the company may be launching a new second offensive to solve the problem.
Look out the window for flying pigs! Rumor has it that Apple has let one slip past the goalie -- in this case, an iPhone application was approved despite a violation being spotted, with a warning to fix the problem down the road.
Lately, Apple has been trying to pass the peace pipe to its iPhone developers after a number of growing pains related to the App Store. Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this week with RSS feeds for the iPhone Dev Center website.
There are over 100,000 choices in the App Store on iTunes. Genius Recommendations can help you find similar apps, but that can be a time-consuming process that sucks your battery dry to the tune of 10 apps at a time. As countless TV pitchmen shout out nightly, "There's got to be a better way!"