It's the weekend again, people. Which means you finally have a chance to catch up with all the news that broke this week, to check out some sweet reviews, to take our app advice, and to find some of the best how-tos and Mac help this side of the Genius Bar. It's the top stories from the news you missed.
We've all been there: you're just about to hit a high score in Super Hexagon, when suddenly, the cabin door on the airplane closes. Relegated to reading about garden gnomes in Sky Mall magazine, the next 10,000 feet are the longest in history. But Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants to change all of that with proposed legislation to keep our iPads going strong from take-off to landing.
When it comes to flying the friendly skies, Apple reigns supreme, with a major in-flight Wi-Fi provider revealing that iOS devices make up a significant number of the devices connecting to its service.
The tablet market is ever-growing, as the devices continue to replace the standard desktop and laptop computer. Apple has found success in recent years in the education field, with iTunes U and the iPad. But today, News Corp. has announced plans to not only offer digital educational materials, but its very own Android tablet.
We didn't even realize it when we were picking this week's stories, but we really are in a post-PC world. Every last article is about the mobile world. For better or worse, Steve Jobs has charted our future's course (or at least he was really adept at predicting it and getting Apple on that crest). So check it out, newshounds, it's an iOS-errific world.
There may come a day when the traditional textbook is a thing of the past. After all, Apple announced some impressive download figures of iTunes U content just this morning. But all those teachers and students downloading materials need a way to view the content, and this afternoon Apple released some staggering numbers in regards to iOS devices in the classroom.
So Google dropped two items, two pricey items, out into the public sphere recently. Only one of which is for sale for anyone, while the other is still in test mode. Meanwhile we've got some serious review love this week. So if you want our take on the email app du jour and more, you've come to the right place.