In today's Apple Daily, our favorite Cupertino company is supposedly getting ready to launch public betas for iOS after the success of its Mac OS X public beta program. In other news, Apple apparently wants to get its fancy (and, officially, still rumored) electric cars on the road by 2020.
It definitely looks like Monday’s holiday didn’t deter the AppStore from delivering another colorful and diverse batch of games this week. Take part of a zombie invasion spanning the globe in World Zombination or go on a relaxing ski run in Altos’ Adventure. If puzzles are more your style, iO and Switch & Drop are right up your alley. Or you could always just make some new furry friends in Happy Pet Story too. Take a look!
With more than 75 million iPhones sold in the last quarter of 2014 alone, it's safe to say that a lot of new users are joining the iOS ranks. If that includes you: welcome! But while iPhones are fairly intuitive to use, iOS 8 can be a pretty major change from what you're used to using, whether you're coming from a flip phone or a Moto X. Even if you've learned how to download Candy Crush from the App Store and set up your Touch ID login, there are quite a few basic but not-so-obvious things you might have yet to discover. So if you're struggling with frozen apps or just hate having so many of them crowd your home screen, here are 10 helpful tips that every iPhone newcomer should know.
It’s Presidents’ Day here in the U.S., and for many, that means an extra day off work. But we’re not slacking off on this three-day weekend — instead, we’ve put together a list of eight great apps worthy of this presidential occasion! This week’s New App Recap puts 40 years of Saturday Night Live in the palm of your hand, and includes makeovers for major apps such as Pinterest and ESPN. Whether or not you’ve got the day off, you’ll find something here to make the holiday more fun!
Apple's been hard at work ensuring that the working conditions at its Asian suppliers are up to its standards, even to the point of banning a fairly common Asian hiring practice. In other news, the Cupertino company extended two-factor authentication to more services and increased the maximum app file size on the App Store.
Each week the AppStore keeps surprising us with a bigger selection of new games than before, and this week is no exception. Fight fires and rescue civilians in Mighty Switch Force! Hose it Down! or liberate London from a psychopath in Tempo. If scoring is more your game, have some fun with Dig2China! and Run Bird Run. And if love is on your mind this Valentine’s Day, Staying Together will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
The numbers are in, and it appears that Apple's Activation Lock has been massively successful in curbing the tide of iPhone thefts in three major cities. In addition, iPhone 6 Plus owners reportedly use a lot more data than their iPhone 6 counterparts, and Apple is apparently planning to pull Aperture for good once Photos for Mac launches later this year.
We're always fascinated to see how developers reach for new horizons within the App Store, and our New App Recap for this week certainly offers a number of unique solutions to very real problems. Whether you need to improve your vision without the need for reading glasses, paint without being an artist, or manage your work schedule with ease, we've got the apps you'll need to accomplish these goals, along with others for tackling email, keeping up with the latest news, finding a movie in the theater, tracking down the latest clothing styles, and tackling your reminders. It's one of our most productive recaps ever, so let's dig in!
Last week gave us a plethora of awesome games, and things aren’t letting up yet with titles like Game of Thrones: Episode 2, Transformers: Battle Tactics, and Evoland hitting the AppStore. Challenge yourself with the deceptively simple charms of The Hardest Flight and Sinking Feeling or relax with the interactive comic book appeal of The Detail. Want to save some piggies? Ammo Pigs is for you. Have a look.
Siri is great fun to use, but it becomes even better when you let it know who your family members are. All you have to do is make sure each member of your family has an entry in the Contacts app, and then tell Siri about your relationship to that person. In this tutorial we’ll show you how it's done.