Well folks, another month has come and gone, so we'll be saying goodbye to February in grand style today with another jam-packed news recap. Thursday was relatively quiet on the tech front, but once again we've managed to extract a couple of new apps worth looking at, an Instapaper update and a couple of other stories you might have missed. Read on to find out more!
The developer of a mobile game whose popularity suddenly soared in recent weeks has decided he "cannot take this anymore" and decides to yank the app over the weekend, despite earning upwards of $50,000 per day in advertising.
The death of former South African President Nelson Mandela reverberated around the globe over the weekend and right onto the front page of Apple's website. That tribute to the man's legacy -- along with many others across the internet -- is still live at this writing, but the 95-year-old certainly won't be forgotten anytime soon. Here's a look at what else made news over the weekend...
It was a relatively quiet weekend on the tech front, presumably the calm before the storm now that Apple's September 10 media event is only one day away at this writing. If you're simply too excited about the announcement of a new iPhone or two tomorrow, calm yourself down by boning up on everything else that went down this weekend, then head back here on Tuesday for the latest on what Apple has in store for us!
It's our last recap of the week, which means the weekend is once again upon us! There are plenty of Thursday updates you'll want to get a heads-up about before wrapping up the work week, particularly for owners of mid-2012 MacBook Air models. Don't be shy, dig in and enjoy our bite-sized nuggets of tech news -- it will only take a few minutes!
It's never a good idea for a CEO to step up and publicly pooh-pooh the idea that Apple might come trampling on its company's turf and create a revolution. The most famous of these incidents was probably then-Palm CEO Ed Colligan's prediction that Apple wouldn't just walk in with some amazing smartphone -- words that probably continue to haunt him to this very day. So who's mouthing off this week? Read on to find out...
Things will start getting quiet around the Apple camp after tomorrow, and it's not a Mayan apocalypse Mac and iOS users will need to worry about. Instead, it's the dreaded iTunes Connect holiday shutdown, which means new and updated apps and even pricing changes are frozen for one entire week, during a time when many are cracking open the gadgets Santa has brought them. But fear not: the App Stores will continue to serve up merchandise right through the break -- just don't go expecting any deals or updates during that time.