The Memorial Day weekend is upon us. Whether you're traveling this year, or staying close to home, there are iPad and iPhone apps that'll make the weekend easier to manage. Because three-day weekends are the greatest invention ever, we present you with a list of applications that can help you make Memorial Day more enjoyable.
What's in a map? It tells you where you're going, where you need to go, and what's up ahead. Fortunately, Macs, Apple iDevices and maps go hand-in-hand. So, we went out in search of three totally free and very utilitarian map apps for your computers, your iPad and your iPhone, so you'll have a map on you wherever you go.
So, you love your level 75 Human Rogue, but you just can't see to find enough time to head over to the auction house at Ironforge to get yourself that lovely coat of armor you've been coveting all this time? Fortunately for you, Blizzard has released all the juicy details about the Remote Auction House functionality of the Mobile Armory app. However, it only works for a tiny number of World of Warcraft servers because it's still in beta.
With 185,000 apps and counting, the App Store is a vast warehouse of digital goodies for your iPhone (and now iPad too). But like most mega-marts, the sheer size of it all makes the good stuff harder to find. We’ve scoured the Store, and found the best apps to help you use your iPhone to it’s fullest potential. Whether it’s games you seek, or productivity tools, we’ve got you covered. As it turns out, there really is an app for that, no matter what that is.
Street Fighter IV was released for console mavens yesterday, and Capcom didn't want iDevice fans to feel left out. They've got a three day sale going on in the iTunes app store on the iPhone/iPod touch version, which you can now get for only $6.99.
After years of rumors and speculation, the iPad is finally in our excited little hands. Now, developers are falling all over themselves to create iPad versions of their popular iPhone applications. They can either create an entirely new application exclusive to the iPad, or create a hybrid app that runs on both devices. The hybrid apps recognize the device it's running on and launches code specific to the device being used. Whether iPad only or hybrid, let's take a quick look at some of our favorite iPad apps and see how they differ from their iPhone cousins.
The wife and I have become those irritating cyclists that constantly check our local Bicycle Coalition’s map for the quickest and flattest route to our destination. You know the ones: They’re always pouring over maps and elevations. God forbid you go out to dinner with these low-level Magellans. It’s a dark world filled with bicycle pumps, arguments about the quickest routes, and discussions about bike-seat comfort.
What's even better than Mac|Life on your computer screen? How about, Mac|Life on your iPhone and iPod touch. That's right--we've got ourselves a newfangled app up live in the App Store right now!
As our iTunes descriptor says: The greatest website in the universe now presents the greatest app in the universe! Our Mac|Life app includes all of the great things you love about us: news, reviews and how-to's. And the best part of it all: it's absolutely free! So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and download it! [iTunes link]