Spotlight, the search utility for Mac OS X, was migrated initially to iOS 3.0 and remains a viable part of iOS 4.0 and higher. It's very useful, and since its initial release it's gained some nice features. This week, we'll show you some tips that'll help you get the most out of this utilitarian feature.
After months of anticipation, Infinity Blade has finally come to Apple's iOS platform--and it will do its very best to take every cent of your lunch money if you're not sure of what you're doing.
Set in a medieval age, Infinity Blade puts you in the role of an unnamed hero who must fight his way through the multiple champions of a castle in order to take on and try to defeat a mysterious figure known as the God King. Despite your best efforts and intentions, you will not succeed--or at least, not the first time through.
So, without further ado, here's what several hours spent working towards (and finally) defeating the God King taught me this past weekend.
Google recently updated the mobile version of Google Docs for the iPad to allow editing while on-the-go, however, it wasn't as full-featured as you may have hoped. Today, however, you can access the full Desktop version of Google Docs right from Safari on your iPad. In this how to, we'll show you how you can enable this desktop version for all of your document editing needs.
Type "Twitter" in the App Store search bar and you will find page after page of apps, apps with integration, apps that convert voice to tweets, apps for image posting and searching, apps that only update your status and don't show you anything else at all, apps for this and apps for that. However, when you break it down, Twitter app users typically fall into one of two categories: users of the official Twitter app and users of popular third party solution, TweetDeck. Which one is the right one for you? Well, we guess that really depends.
Let’s face it: we’re all waiting for Markus “Notch” Persson to bring an official version of “Minecraft” to the iOS platform. The second it goes on the App Store at a reasonable price, we’re downloading it and enjoying the heck out of the block-building, mineral harvesting, fortress building, enemy defending and slaying goodness that comes with it.
We also plan on playing until sleep and adequate social skills are but distant memories...but shh, don't tell anyone.
Still, there’s the downtime between now and the final release and not much that can be done about it, no matter how much you insist that you want the official version of Minecraft to arrive on the App Store. In the meantime, Ari Ronen’s “Eden – World Builder” will just have to be the methadone fix for the Minecraft heroin you’re craving.
Onlive has become both a nifty and cool thing and now it's sort of on the iPad. On Tuesday, OnLive released its Viewer app for the iPad. The app, which lives up to its name, allows you to watch live games occurring around the world as well as Brag Clips, trailers and allows for the creation and maintenance of friend lists for the Onlive gaming service.
If you do freelance work or own a small company, it’s important to have a good piece of software to take care of business. AccountEdge has been a Mac favorite for years, and with their just-released 2011 version, they’re also making the leap to iOS as well.
The fine folks at The Nielsen Company have crunched the numbers, they've analyzed the data, they've done some back of the envelope calculations -- heck, they've even made pie charts and graphs. So who's the king of the smartphone operating system and who's going down? Join us after the jump for a closer look at the numbers.
Even if you didn't participate in this year's Black Friday retail stampedes, there are still savings to be had if you know where to look.
Over in the gaming world, Sega of America announced discounted prices for six of their best-selling iOS titles for Apple's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The sale will last until December 1 and includes the following games:
Let's face it, gaming gets expensive and prior to walking into a store to see what your used games are worth, you're going to want to know what to expect. I mean, you drove all the way out to Uncle Ted's House of Comics, Gaming and Minimal Eye Contact, you want to know what's in store for you...