School is out for the year (or nearly so), and kids are more than a little antsy to get out in the sun and dive into a awesome medley of summer activities. While the distraction of friends, fun, and festivities is a welcome change of pace from pencils and books, it also tends to make their minds a little mushy as the year's accumulated knowledge fades slightly. Of course, there are plenty of ways to continue learning through the hot summer months between school sessions without skimping on the fun. Not only will these apps entertain your kids, they'll also help keep their noggins firing on all cylinders until the fall.
We got our first official glimpse at iOS 6 yesterday via the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2012 Keynote address, and the future appears very bright for both iPhone and iPad users. Due out this fall, the latest major refresh adds a bevy of enhancements to existing apps and features, including Siri and FaceTime, while introducing all-new experiences -- like an Apple-designed Maps app with turn-by-turn navigation that replaces Google Maps, as well as the sleek Passbook. Some 200 new features are promised, with many of those sure to be revealed in the months leading up to release; still, we got a great taste of what to expect yesterday, so here are the 10 features that really commanded our attention in the keynote.
Apple is notorious for its product placement. Unlike most companies, Cupertino doesn't pay for placement--it offers product instead. Sometimes it's subtle, and other times writers (who are oftentimes fans themselves) create entire episodes centered around a devotion to Apple. From vintage Apple to the iPad, here are 10 shows that feature Apple computers.
Cloud sharing services are all the rage these days, and there's certainly no shortage of them. But, the best ones are super easy to use and get the job done. We've done the work for you and rounded up the 5 best ways to share files for free. Every service offers something a little different, and we're sure there's one that will work best for your needs.
The iPhone has come a long way since its release five years ago. We're always so excited to see what Apple has in store for us with each generation, and with each update comes a significant slew of features. Here's a look at the evolution of the iPhone, from the patents from the years before it even existed to the Retina equipped, Siri capable iPhone 4S. We can only speculate what the iPhone 5 will look like, but we're sure it will be amazing.
Indie gaming sensation Minecraft lets you build, mine, explore, fight, and adventure your way across a vast blocky 3D unhindered by rigid rules or strict handholding. Without being shoehorned into any particular path or style of play, it’s possible to dabble in many pursuits at your leisure. As such, we’ve assembled a sampling of some of the most interesting and unusual roles players naturally gravitate towards. What kind of Minecraft player are you? Read on to find out.
Boy, those new iPads sure are hot stuff, huh? Hot selling items that seriously get hot when you use them. Apparently Retina Display does come with its prices, and all those pixels generate a lot of heat. So, there's plenty of heat where Cupertino is concerned.
The iPad's high resolution Retina Display is remarkable, but if you've recently upgraded, you might be dismayed that none of your old wallpapers look all that great on your new iPad. We've got you covered--check out these 21 amazing high resolution wallpapers for your new device, all perfectly sized at 2048 x 2048 pixels. There's bound to be one you like.
The new iPad is infinitely better than its predecessors for photography. Not only does its high resolution screen make viewing and editing photos a dream, but its new and improved 5-megapixel camera actually makes it worth taking pictures with (unlike the iPad 2). While it's unlikely that you'll be walking around and shooting photos with your iPad, here are 4 apps to make the photos you do take with your new device more fun.
Say, did something happen this week that made headlines? We're trying to remember what it was… Oh yeah! Now we remember. The New iPad busted down other tablet makers' doors, dragged them out of bed, and spanked them right across the bottoms. And a bunch of diehard Apple fans camped out ready to be there when it happened.