Twitter feeds and Facebook are replacing web browsing and email for
many of us, but seasoned social networkers know the revolution is only
just beginning. In fact, the next phase may already be underway with
Knocking Live Video and Ustream Live Broadcaster, two video-streaming
tools that put the power to share live video with friends, family, and
followers in the palms of your iPhone-clutching hands. Both apps offer
fun features, impressive tech, and our favorite price tag: free! But
which one should you use?
Love was in the air. As was the smell of flowers and candies and chocolate and that really warm funny smell that comes out the vents of your MacBook when you've been streaming videos for hours. Yes, love.
So instead of finishing off that Whitman's Sampler, give your waistline and your scale a break and sample some of this week's tasty treats from the Mac|Life crew. We promise: no coconut.
One of the great excitements about the iPad bringing books to its large
screen was the potential for comic books and magazines to really deliver
some killer content. The 9.7" color screen could bring seriously
enhanced readability as well as create a new genre of interactive
In response to one overlooked demographic,
Oceanhouse Media has launched additional iPhone and iPod touch apps
featuring some beloved children's titles.And they've got their eyes set on the iPad.
If you’ve ever found yourself diving for your phone to silence an
embarrassingly juvenile ringtone (mine is a Guns N’ Roses song, but I
don’t embarrass easily), iRingPro can keep you from being “that guy.”
Sure, you could just use one of the iPhone’s 25 packed-in ringtones,
but how generic is that? iRingPro’s Origin, Tek, and Zen collections
offer ringtones of sophisticated taste and style. But they’re more than
just nifty sounds--they’re thoughtfully designed for the needs of the
iPhone user, who, let’s face it, is used to a top-notch experience all
A common complaint among iPhone owners
is the lack of expandability. iLounge
reports that the problem will be solved in April, thanks to the
ZoomIt SD card reader that plugs into the iPhone's dock connector.
Okay, so the world didn't
change. Steve Jobs came out, unveiled the iPad, it was pretty much most
of what we'd come to expect by this point with a surprise or two thrown
in. Seriously, Apple, AT&T again? That we didn't see coming.
you know what you should see coming? A week's worth of articles, sliced
and diced, chopped and grated, and summarized for your pleasure below. Who says the only thing going on is the freaking Super Bowl?
Before Steve turned it into his personal showcase and the Apple booth
had to be draped in black curtains, Macworld was a place for fans and
professionals to share ideas free from the prying eyes of PC users,
where product announcements were welcome but not necessary, and the
keynote was the least interesting part of the show.