In this very special edition of GameTime we explore the possibility that the larger a protagonist's head is, the less intelligence required to enjoy the game. Now don't get us wrong, all the games we played for this very special edition of GameTime™ are awesome, but they aren't what you'd call "puzzlers" or "thinkin' games."
Sometimes, the best entertainment comes at the expense of a friend -- all in good fun, of course -- and these four apps will help you accomplish that. Trick your friends with a couple of these mischievous apps, but don’t dish it out unless you can take it back in return!
It seems like everything's got Wi-Fi these days: smartphones, tablets, weather monitors, baby monitors--even children's toys. More than we'd like to admit it, if it weren't for Wi-Fi, we might not know what's going on at all times of the day.
But there are other uses for Wi-Fi than merely surfing the internet. More specifically, Wi-Fi can be used to stream movies, control your Mac and--hey!--get you on the internet when you're in a far away country. This week, we highlighted three free apps that stream movies between your Macs, let you control iTunes or Apple TV with your iOS device and find a Wi-Fi hotspot in Sweden without even connecting to the internet.
As the global world in which we live in continues to expand, there can be an increasing need to learn languages beyond our own. Certainly the iPhone continually transforms further into a globally used device, and Google may have recognized this further by releasing their Translate app into the App Store.
If you have little ones in your home that are finger happy with the keyboard, Mac OS X Snow Leopard has got your back. While it won't watch the kids while you go out for date night, you can use the built-in Parental Controls to finely tweak the Mac App Store so that the kids don't do anything fishy.
Cautiously like it, hate it, or stick your fingers in your ears and pretend it doesn’t exist, “adult entertainment” is part of the iPhone app landscape. Really, it’s hard not to respect the vigor and even technical innovation with which smut peddlers embrace new technology. Post-VHS, post-DVD, and mid-Internet, popular handheld devices have to be the next great domain demanding conquering. Despite Apple’s best efforts to curtail apps that focus on activities that belong behind closed curtains, titillation is possible with your favorite handheld.
We can’t count how many times we’ve relied on our iPhones to get us through a dull commute, long wait, or awkward situation. For those times when you need a little solo fun to fill the time, be sure to have these apps tucked into a handy folder on your iPhone!
Everybody’s talking about the iPad 2, which also means that everybody and their brother has an opinion on what Apple will bring to the table for the tablet sequel -- assuming, of course, you have a brother and they’re at least a little tech-savvy. We decided to toss our hat into the speculation ring as well, so read on!
One of the coolest additions to last year’s Macworld Expo was the addition of the Mobile Applications Showcase, a section of the show floor dedicated to iOS developers and their wares, which returns for Macworld 2011.