No, it's not Game of Thrones Season Three news, so calm down. Although getting HBO Go Airplayed to your Apple TV might be pretty huge news for you, if you're into that kind of thing. These stories and more under the fold, just don't turn your back on Joffrey.
Oh, Blockbuster… it seems like no matter what you do, you just can't get it right. Take for instance your latest attempt to reboot your video-on-demand service, which curiously leaves out iOS entirely. OK sure, there are a lot of Android users and that's one potential audience, but to omit an iPhone and iPad app seems a little misguided to us. But hey, you can watch rentals on your Mac… hello? Anyone interested in that…?
By all accounts, Microsoft is struggling to become a player in the tablet market, and few need hard data to prove it -- but that doesn't mean the company is going to bring its golden goose to the iPad anytime soon.
Increasingly, we are using more and more devices, and the age-old question of how to sync data around to all of those devices keeps coming up. Today, we’re tackling the question of how to sync your Adium and iChat chat logs to all of your devices so that whatever device you’re using, you’ll always have access to your logs through Dropbox.
It's beginning to look a lot like the week before Christmas, which means most of us are in a mad dash to scratch off all of the names on our gift lists before the fat man comes sliding down the chimney next Tuesday. If you're ready to take a little break and gift something for yourself, you might want to hit the App Store in search of some freebies to kick back and relax with, or get your first official peek at what RIM has in store for us with BlackBerry 10 next year.
After being teased on video earlier this week, the all-new 1Password 4 for iOS made its debut in the App Store overnight, complete with a more than 50 percent discount for a limited time to celebrate its arrival.
You can really shave time off tasks by using a keyboard-driven utility like LaunchBar ($35, www.obdev.at) or Quicksilver (see sidebar). Everything you can do in the Finder (copying, pasting, moving, QuickLook, launch apps, quit apps, search), you can do by calling up LaunchBar and pressing a few keys. Search the web, look up words, email a photo, run a script—the possibilities are endless. Here are three things to try first.