By all accounts, Ashton Kutcher did a fine job portraying late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the new feature film jOBS, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday. The reviews are mixed -- with even Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak claiming the movie leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to accuracy -- but Kutcher appears to be coming out mostly unscathed. Will you be catching the movie when it heads to theaters?
Social media catfights! Wall Street boneheads or Apple's got a problem? Dude, Where's My App Store? All these tantalizing teasers are just a hint of the news of the week from the handy dandy staff of Mac|Life.
Last night, only hours after the launch of the new social video service Vine, Facebook promptly removed the ability to add Facebook friends via the app. The move came off as a bit--well, harsh. But as social media companies continue to jab each other with API restrictions, it doesn't show any signs of changing.
Perhaps you've heard of the new social video app, Vine. The looping posts of the new service brought to you by Twitter are pretty cool; especially as more of your friends get involved. But if you were planning to find some pals by connecting the app with Facebook, you're going to be disappointed.
It's the battle of the social media titans. LOL, JK. Facebook unveiled some rather interesting stuff today if you like searching among your friends for plumbers or Grateful Dead fans (you probably know who, right?) and making calls to your Facebook friends. And on the other hand, former player MySpace is letting itself be used by Justin Timberlake to launch his new album. Heck, they're probably paying him. What a gig. So what else happened that wasn't about social media? Let's have a peek.
In case you haven't heard, MySpace is back and they've got Justin Timberlake! No, don't check the calendar, it's not the first of April and this is no joke. The "new" MySpace is here, but it remains to be seen what that will mean for users.
Just yesterday, Facebook announced its new social search engine, Graph Search. But as of yet, you're still probably on the waiting list to actually try out its features. Today, however, iPhone users have an all-new bit of functionality built into the Facebook Messenger iOS app. Calling your Facebook pals for free is now as simple as the press of a button--mostly.
Facebook announced its new Graph Search system on Tuesday morning, adding an entirely new way to seek out content and people on the social network. While the service is starting out as a very limited beta, Graph Search does look like an interesting, perhaps more personal alternative to Google searches.