Happy iOS 7 Day! In just a few short hours, we'll all be crushing Apple's servers by updating the operating system on our iPhones, iPod touches and iPads with a fresh new user interface -- assuming we don't send the internet to its knees in the process, that is. Let's celebrate the occasion with a handful of stories you might have missed yesterday!
Welcome to a special all-app edition of our overnight recap for this fine Friday! Should you choose to continue reading, you'll be dazzled by the latest app-tacular updates available for both iOS and OS X, and we've even managed to squeeze a freebie in there for users of the popular cloud storage service Dropbox. So without further ado, let's dive in… and have an "appy" weekend!
We're always on the hunt for new, cost-effective ways to store our photos and videos in the cloud, and the latest from the co-founder of Deezer seems like just the ticket -- especially with unlimited storage for $19.99 per month.
Tuesday was an exceptionally busy day for the tech world, and we wound up clipping probably three times the usual number of news items for possible inclusion in today's recap as a result. But instead of dumping all of that on you at once, we've managed to distill it down to the five stories you'll want to read up on most -- so dig in and enjoy!
We've proudly been iPhone users since the day they were first available six years ago, but along the way we've heard the siren song of the occasional Android or Windows Phone as well. There's just one problem: Manufacturers and carriers tend to junk up Android handsets with custom software, making it hard to find devices with the real stock experience. Now, two of the best are available direct from Google — find out which ones in today's recap.
If there's one thing users fear most, it's their favorite product or service being shut down in the wake of an acquisition by a bigger company. This week saw the demise of another, and we have Dropbox to blame.
To make a great task manager, three criteria need to be met: Simple list creation, easy gestures, and effortless syncing. With a clean, flat design and versatile text options, Listacular for Dropbox hits every note and then some. Listacular sports a minimal interface subtly influenced by a sheet of loose-leaf paper, but what it lacks in color and pizzazz, it makes up for in intuitiveness.
Have you ever wanted to mount FTP servers as a network-attached storage drive in the Finder? If so, ExpanDrive is one of the slickest ways to do it, and with the latest update, even more drive types can now be added.