The big news of the week certainly had to be Apple's surprise availability of the iPad mini with Retina Display, a pixel-powered refresh of last year's small tablet that most pundits didn't expect to see until later in the month. But Thursday wound up being a fairly busy day where software was concerned, so we've rounded up a handful of the coolest news items and now present them to you in easily digestible form to close out this mid-November week!
Evernote is a great service, but over the years it's worked a little too hard to become a jack of all trades when it comes to saving scraps of data. A new app called Mustbin promises a return to the basics.
Why should Premium users be the only ones with secure accounts? After several months, Evernote finally opens its two-step verification to all users, complete with instructions on how to get it up and running.
Looking to get rid of all the scraps of paper that accumulate on your desk and banish them to the cloud instead? Neat's latest touchscreen-based digital filing system makes it easy — and completely wireless.
We don't know about you, but yesterday's iOS 7 launch wasn't exactly the smoothest, and the App Store is still having problems dishing out updates to our favorite apps -- so here is a heads up on a few that you might have missed out on.
Imagine you're the owner of a television network who's thus far watching helplessly as a startup grabs an over-the-air signal and finds a creative way to serve it to its own customers without paying you a dime — and the court has thus far ruled it's all perfectly legal. Sound crazy? The founder of Aereo appears quite happy to rub his success in the networks' faces this week, so read on and find out why.
Some names you don't immediately associate with Apple news this week, Microsoft and Walmart, are making some headlines for their offerings. Plus a little history is made and Apple chimes in on that. And Facebook looking, rather late, to jump in on the news and RSS game, now that Google Reader is set to bow out. That and more, as always, below the fold.
Two-step verification comes to one of our favorite services at long last, while Google finally appears to be paying some attention to its music service. Speaking of music, how's the iPod doing? That and more in this week's news you may have missed as we take a look back at some hot stories this week here at Mac|Life.