Another weekend, another recap! And what a truly weird, wild weekend it was, which kicked off with Apple discovering (and then plugging) a big security hole in its Apple ID password reset system, Nokia's CEO tossing a reporter's iPhone and a look at how the Cleveland Museum of Art is implementing the iPad for personalized tours. Missed all of those stories? Then you've come to the right place, my friends...
With only four weeks left before the poorly-titled jOBS unauthorized biopic was set to land in theaters, the distributor has now delayed the Ashton Kutcher vehicle. But it's not all bad -- they're ditching that title and ramping up their promotional efforts, but you'll have to read on to find out more.
If your kids just can't get enough Nickelodeon in their lives, a new iPad app will keep the fun going all the time, wherever you go, all with a swipe-friendly user interface and more than 1,000 bits of content.
Happy hump day! Whether you're looking forward to a break from school or some time off from the job over the holidays, the calendar continues its incessant march forward and before you know it, we'll be curled up with some egg nog roasting chestnuts on an open fire with our loved ones. If that doesn't sound like your cup of tea, maybe you'd prefer a handful of tech news from the last 24 hours or so, and we're happy to serve it up to you now...
Parents are always seeking new ways to educate and entertain their kids, and the App Store is a veritable treasure trove of possibilities. Now, iOS owners can get a collection of storybook tales absolutely free for the holidays.
The movie may soon be heading to second-run theaters, but kids can now relive all of the fun of DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted with a new interactive storybook from the folks at iStoryTime.
It’s easy to make your own comics, even without drawing skills. ComicBook! ($1.99, universal) lets your kids take a bunch of photos, then turn those into superheroic comic pages. The app is universal, so this can also be done with an iPhone or iPod touch, but the end results are certainly more impressive on the iPad’s larger display.
When it comes to iOS apps for the youngsters, there’s no shortage of them available from the App Store. Problem is, most of them are loud, obnoxious and frequently garish. So what’s a parent to do? We’ve collected 10 of our own favorites that are guaranteed annoyance-free -- and parents might even enjoy them, too.