Oh my, is it that time again already? With word that retail giants like Walmart will be kicking off Black Friday by opening its doors on Thanksgiving evening this year, Apple gets the jump on its own holiday gift guide this week.
For all of the moms out there, Mother's Day is one of the few days of well-deserved rest and relaxation marked on the calendar. It's a day to be pampered by the ones they spend the rest of the year taking care of, and for husbands, partners, and kids, it's a day that creates panic beforehand. How do you find the right gift to show mom how much you care? What card has the right phrase to express your many strong emotions? Most importantly for kids, how do you repay someone for birthing you? Put an end to all your worries -- we've got a list of eight apps that will help make the perfect Mother's Day for the lady that deserves it most.
Mother's Day is fast approaching, so here's a nagging reminder that you should send your mother a card. Fortunately for you, Apple updated its Cards app to include Mother's Day templates, so now would be a good opportunity to put something together right from your iPhone and send it off, without worrying about going to the store or having to go to the post office.
Now, Cards does take awhile to send from the Apple printers, so we'd suggest you hunker down, take out your iPhone, and get to card sending! Continue reading for some tips on making your Mom a card, or any card for any season.
We're just days away from Easter Sunday, and for many that can mean a prevalence of cute bunnies, colorful eggs, and overstuffed baskets in the immediate future. If you need a little help with the weekend plans, whether it's finding the best egg-coloring techniques, keeping the kids entertained for a bit, or simply locating a couple games with some holiday flair, we've got you covered with this assortment of Easter-themed apps. And many of them are free, so you can save the rest of your budget for elaborate basket fillings and absurdly large hams.
Valentine's Day is here, but what if you're still stumped for ways to celebrate? Lucky for us, Apple products make celebrating our love so much easier. Use your Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV to their fullest to set the mood this February 14th--your significant other will appreciate it!
Here are 10 ideas to get you started. The best part is, many of them are free!
Assuming you're in the mood to close out the year with a bang, there's nothing worse than having absolutely nothing to do on New Year's Eve. But whether you're looking to host something at home or find somewhere to revel in public, the App Store has you covered.
Are you one of those lucky guys or gals that got a shiny new iPad or iPhone for Christmas? We're so happy for you! We also know that in all the excitement of the holidays, there are a few things you might not have gotten around to doing on your new toy. Use this handy checklist to make sure your new device is ready to go as soon as you get back to the real world.
Christmas Day is just around the corner, and that means one thing for iOS gamers: lots of new iOS owners. Why is that good news? Because companies are crawling over themselves to get a piece of this massive new influx of gamers. So while you might not see a ton of new games releasing this week, all the best older ones are on sale. Set aside some money this year and stock up on games for the next couple months.
Games designed specifically for holidays are rarely worth a time or money investment, but luckily, more and more awesome existing games are entering the fray with updates that add visual and/or audio elements that fit the time of year. Here are 10 iOS picks current sporting seasonal updates.
The holidays are always the most stressful time for me. If I could measure my holiday stress with buckets for my tears, there'd be enough water for a full-functioning well. I learned that the best way to curb my anxiety about getting everything done is to get organized and use tools that help increase efficiency. And fortunately, with the world we live in today where smartphones are our saviors, there are a heaping of apps in the iTunes App Store that can aid in getting it together. In this week's Free App Friday, I try to solve your holiday stress issues -- and, well, mine -- with a list of helpful apps.