It might seem counterintuitive to rely on a device so associated with the comforts of civilization for survival in the wilds, but a well-prepared iPhone could mean the difference between life and death when stranded in the great outdoors. When you're stuck miles from a strong signal to call for help or pinpoint your location on a map, these eight apps will help you find your way back to safety. For maximum effectiveness, be sure to combine them with a good solar iPhone charger or a rechargeable backup battery (or both, to be safe).
Yeah, we were pretty excited that Tim Cook was visiting Valve headquarters as Apple is really rocking out the gaming world lately. And yeah, we were pretty deflated when Apple went and shot down that rumor. But there were other things rocking out this week, so go take a peek.
With summer fast approaching and the warm weather becoming increasingly difficult to ignore, maybe it's time to start thinking about leaving the house and braving the elements. There's no better way to start than diving right in and planning a trip into the great outdoors. Just think how relaxing it will be to be one with wilderness -- just you, a bag packed with the essentials and nothing more, and your iOS device. Hey, you can't leave it all behind! We'll help you justify taking along a piece of tech on your trek with 8 apps that enhance the camping experience.
Summer is icumen in, as the poet of olde once wrote, and maybe you spent a lot of time this week out doors and weren't at your computer, glued to the latest in Mac and Apple news. Maybe you were off camping or exercising or gardening or sunbathing or who-knows-what-ing. Well, if you were, and if the rain drove you back inside, have a seat right here, that's it, pull up a chair, sit down, and take a look at the news we have for you.
Some people venture into the outdoors to “unplug.” To leave technology behind…to stop and smell the roses, if you will. And if that’s your thing, that’s great. But some of us are allergic to roses and break out in hives if you try to pry our gadgets out of our hands for a minute, let alone for a whole weekend in the woods. That said, we’re not suggesting that you bring an iMac camping, and thanks to the power of iPhones and iPads, even toting a MacBook Air seems like overkill. With the right case, some portable power, and some other goodies, you and your iDevice along can have a blast in the great outdoors.
So you plan on waiting in line for an iPad 2, but you don't know what to pack, what to do to keep yourself entertained, or how to ensure that you stay warm? Oh, well that's why we wrote you this handy guide, of course. Here are a few tips for staying warm, staying entertained, and making the most out of your iPad-line-waiting experience.
The Memorial Day weekend is upon us. Whether you're traveling this year, or staying close to home, there are iPad and iPhone apps that'll make the weekend easier to manage. Because three-day weekends are the greatest invention ever, we present you with a list of applications that can help you make Memorial Day more enjoyable.