You may not know app developers Outfit7 by name (yet), but you’ll likely remember them from their work, including the popular Talking Tom Cat. The company announced today a rare milestone of 100 million downloads in less than a year as they prepare for a new wave of entertainment apps.
While we've been busy cranking out Wi-Fi hotspots, sending music and video to our Apple TVs and generally living it up wirelessly with our iOS devices, developers have been busy coding their fingers down to the bone to bring AirPlay compatibility to their applications. What's that you say? You've been too busy to check in with the iTunes App Store lately? Don't worry: Like always, Mac|Life has your back.
To make sure that AirPlay becomes a part of your glorious Mac lifestyle, we've put together a selection of seven of our favorite AirPlay compatible applications for you to use, peruse and enjoy.
Keeping up with your favorite shows should be no big deal in the age of mind-reading digital video recorders -- right? Yeah, talk to us after some "friend" ruins every surprise on Facebook 10 minutes after you miss an episode. Enter Episodes, an app that promises to save you the trouble of obsessively tracking daily television listings on your own.
Apple TV is coming back and it will most definitely be the best it has ever been. Engadget has received a tip that the new Apple TV will tie in greatly with Apple's mobile offerings--think iPad and iPhone. Additionally, rumors are circulating that the innards of the device will greatly emulate that of the iPhone 4, meaning it might come equipped with an A4 processor and a smaller amount of flash storage--like a limited 16GB. The device will also be capable of a full 1080p, and the size of it is actually quite small with only a power socket and a video out.
It seems that nearly everyone in the corporate world is convinced the iPad will change the world, with the latest being one of the major television networks, who appear to be readying iPad-friendly versions of their videos.
Speculation ran rampant after Apple’s acquisition of Lala.com that Cupertino was planning to store your music library in the cloud. But a recent report finds that they don’t plan to stop there, with Hollywood and video being the next targets.
Like sands through an hourglass, these are the chapters of your Sims' lives. Sims fanatics finally get a break from the continuous barrage of expansion packs in the form of The Sims Life Stories, a new stand-alone game for the Sims franchise. While the premise is the same as in other Sims games - you micromanage the lives of virtual people by making sure they eat, sleep, shower, and so on - it also features several changes that give new life to an aging premise.