One of the best functions of the iPad is a kid's bedtime tool. As a father of three kids, I can tell you getting those little ones to finally settle down for the night is a big ordeal. But like most parents, my wife and I often turn to children's books to bring on the yawns, and interactive tales on the iPad are super handy. Snow Queen adapts a classic Hans Christian Andersen story, adding some gorgeous-looking artwork and touch-screen activities for little fingers.
Perhaps you've heard of the new social video app, Vine. The looping posts of the new service brought to you by Twitter are pretty cool; especially as more of your friends get involved. But if you were planning to find some pals by connecting the app with Facebook, you're going to be disappointed.
2012 marked the year Nintendo finally started to understand the social aspect of video games. Chatting and playing games with friends on the Wii U still isn't quite up to par with the likes of Xbox Live, but it's a start. According to a presentation this afternoon, Nintendo is looking to expand Miiverse a bit, with a smartphone app. Will Nintendo actually break the trend and release something on the App Store?
One of the cooler gadgets for iOS users to show up at this year's CES was the hipKey. The little keychain-sized dongle can attach to nearly any item, helping you figure out where you lost those car keys for the hundredth time, or even keep track of the kids. Today, the device has appeared on the Apple Online Store for immediate purchase.
The bad thing about any up and coming social network is that it's usually reserved for those of us living in the United States at first, leaving an awful lot of folks out of the party -- but t hat's no longer the case with Google+.
Just yesterday, Facebook announced its new social search engine, Graph Search. But as of yet, you're still probably on the waiting list to actually try out its features. Today, however, iPhone users have an all-new bit of functionality built into the Facebook Messenger iOS app. Calling your Facebook pals for free is now as simple as the press of a button--mostly.
While it's not exactly a direct rival for the likes of Instapaper or Pocket, social networking giant Facebook is rolling out a new feature that allows both mobile and desktop users to save stories for later reading.
For those who thought Google Chrome would only arrive on iOS during a particularly cold day somewhere down below, it would seem that Satan is catching a cool breeze today -- and the search giant is throwing in a Google Drive app for good measure.
A lot can happen overnight, and in the case of professional social network LinkedIn, the company is likely waking up with a big headache this morning. On top of a security flaw being discovered with its mobile calendar feature, the company is also facing a security breach with millions of user passwords potentially leaked online.
While most Americans consider Memorial Day the start of summer, in reality we have a few more weeks to go before June 20 -- the official first day of summer -- arrives. If you haven’t done your spring cleaning yet, now is a great time to do so, and we’ll give you some tips on using your Mac or iOS device to cut down on that workload.