Happy End of the World Day! If you're reading this, the predicted Mayan apocalypse did not occur and you can continue enjoying the holiday festivities with one less thing to worry about. However, your intrepid MacLife.com news recap reporter will be taking a much-needed hiatus over the next two weeks, so enjoy this final day of coverage before our return on January 7, 2013 -- and fear not, your diligent editors will have plenty of other fine content rolling out during the break to pass the time with. Happy holidaze, folks!
The iPhone 5 touched down in China and more than 30 other international locales last Friday, and Apple is wasting no time popping the cork on the champagne by celebrating another two million handsets sold in three days.
Sure, you've already had your iPhone 5 for nearly three months, so it's old news to you -- but what about the folks who live in mainland China and Taiwan who have had to go without all that time? That problem is now in the past.
We hate to sound like a broken record, but with so many Mac users out there, these kinds of great refurb deals are an excellent chance for someone with a bum machine to pick up a killer deal. Plus with all the new iPhone and iPad buyers out there, people gotta have cases. Sure, we found a couple cool things in here not cases, didn't we? Well, you'll just have to read on to find out.
Yahoo! is on a tear this week, following up its new Yahoo! Mail app for iOS with a complete redesign of the company's official Flickr app -- which is curiously still not a universal build for the iPad.
Hear ye, hear ye! There's a deal afoot on Apple's coveted iPhone 5, and we've got all the details in our weekend recap today. But even if you're not in the market for a new smartphone, there's plenty more that happened over the weekend, so you'll want to read on and make sure you don't miss out on a single moment.
What do you get the iPhone user who already has everything? How about a swanky Bluetooth 4.0-enabled wristwatch they can use to pair with their favorite Apple device so they'll never miss your call again?
China isn't the only country getting the iPhone 5 this month -- Apple has just announced the handset will debut in South Korea and a dizzying list of other worldwide destinations over the next two weeks.
December is here and the Christmas season is racing toward us with unprecedented speed. That's even more reason to slow things down a bit and soak up tech news from the world around you before it passes you by. And hey, look at that -- there are five stories to get you all caught up from the weekend in one convenient place. Won't you join us and partake of them now…?