Last week saw a rush of new iOS apps, which means this edition of New App Recap is chock-full of awesomeness! We’ve got the long-awaited arrival of an Android streaming favorite, updates to Parallels Access, Amazon Photo, and CBS News, an app for relaxation, a way to view webpages from Notification Center, and a pair of helpful Google apps. Dive in and start downloading!
If you're thinking about turning two-factor authentication on for your Apple ID and iCloud account (a great idea, by the way!), our Tuesday Morning Report has details on a very important "gotcha" you'll want to know about before doing so. There's also some potentially good news for Bose fans, and word of another actor passing on the Steve Jobs biopic. Don't delay, click and get reading!
Google's $35 Chromecast has been hailed as a cost-saving alternative to Apple TV and Roku, but the device has thus far been starved of great content — a problem the Chrome OS dongle is attacking this week with three new services.
Now that the floodgates have opened and Google is offering its Chromecast SDK to everyone, how soon will it be before our favorites apps add support? At least two streaming music providers appear to already be in the works.
Perhaps fearing that 2014 will finally be the year an Apple-branded television set arrives, set-top box maker Roku has announced plans to offer a full-fledged HDTV of its own, no streaming box required.
As widely reported this week, That ‘70s Show doofus Kelso (better known as Ashton Kutcher) has been cast in a new indie feature based on the life of Steve Jobs. Okay, so looking at some pictures side by side, the guy does resemble Jobs -- especially in his younger days. But that got us thinking: Are there better actors who could play Steve Jobs?