Tuesday was a big day for app releases, so we've rounded up a whole bunch of them in this edition of the daily recap. If you happen to be looking for some quick cash, the free eBay Valet app might be worth a look, taking the pain out of selling on eBay by letting a faceless team of valets do the heavy lifting in exchange for a 30 percent cut of the take. If that's not quite your speed, dive in...there's plenty more to be found ahead!
Flappy Bird once again made headlines Wednesday as the Vietnamese developer announced plans to resurrect the overnight sensation later this summer in a supposedly less-addictive version. According to BGR, Rovio has soft launched their own take on the popular game with Retry, which the company bills as "an eight-bit time machine." You'll have to take our word for it, though, because Retry is only available in Finland, Poland, and Canada for now, but will presumably fly the coop and go global eventually.
Who would ever think that a $99 dongle that attaches to your automobile could be so powerful? Automatic Link certainly did, and now that their hardware integrates with IFTTT, it can do oh so much more than ever before.
Owners of the Automatic dongle, which plugs into an automobile's data port and connects the vehicle to a smartphone, just got an update to future-proof the device, even if it won't do much for them today.
Our iPhones might still be a few years away from self-parking, but they can already do a lot of incredible things behind the wheel. iOS in the Car is on the verge of taking over our dashboards, and car manufacturers have long been using connected apps to add value to navigation systems, letting us lock our doors or monitor our engine health from afar
Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Sometimes you need to quickly replace a line of text across your documents. While you could open the documents and hand-edit them one-by-one, the easier solution is to use a Terminal command called “sed” that allows you to specify a string of text that should be substituted by another. With this command, you can easily find and replace occurrences of words in a document, automatically. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to put this powerful command to good use.