As the week winds to a close and our thoughts turn to holiday festivities next week, here's a bonus recap for this fine Friday, focused on a selection of app news and updates you might have missed in the last 24 hours or so -- our little Christmas gift to you, so go, go, go get 'em!
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.
Parents are always seeking new ways to educate and entertain their kids, and the App Store is a veritable treasure trove of possibilities. Now, iOS owners can get a collection of storybook tales absolutely free for the holidays.
Much has already been written about Microsoft's foray into tablets, and the news keeps getting worse for Redmond. This week, a brokerage firm in Boston is writing off the Surface with Windows RT as a loser for not one, not two but three reasons -- only one of which is shared by Apple's market-leading iPad. Can you guess the other two? If not, read on to find out what they are.
It's hard to believe it's been 40 years since Atari's PONG first bounced into our lives, but the company is celebrating in grand style with a "reimagined take" on the timeless classic, now available on the App Store.
If you want to prove to a friend that we're truly living in the future, look no further than Air Display, an innovative iOS app capable of extending your Mac or Windows desktop using an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
Plex is easily one of our most-used apps, and with good reason -- it works across iOS, Android, Mac, PC and now even the web itself. With the latest version of the free Plex Media Server, you can now enjoy your photos, video or music from just about anywhere.