Labor Day (and the summer season) is now behind us, and things should start heating up this week in the tech world with new product announcements from Nokia, Motorola and Amazon. And hey, if the rumors of a September 12 Apple event are true, we should see invites going out to the media in the next 24-48 hours, too. Ponder that as we dive into your overnight recap for Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
About the only news making headlines this fine Monday are leaks and assumed preorder dates for the next iPhone. Frankly, we've kind of gotten bored with all that banter and maybe you are, too, so we're focusing on apps for today's news recap. Give it a whirl and see how you like it for this manic Monday, August 13, 2012!
It was a big week for app updates and for iPad apps to migrate down to the iPhone (the reverse of the usual direction). There were also rumors, as there always are, and there was Google, stealing someone else's idea (as usual).
It seems like the lazy part of December is upon us: The frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is behind us and the last-minute mad rush for holiday gifts is still a week or two away. So what’s a MacLife.com reader to do? Why not take a bite out of some tasty tech news from around the internet while you wait -- here’s the latest and greatest for Tuesday, December 6, 2011.
Fans of British television have been waiting with bated breath for the BBC iPlayer app to cross the pond almost as long as the United States had been waiting for the arrival of Spotify. The iPad app isn’t washing ashore here just yet, but in an encouraging sign, it finally went global in 11 other Western European countries this week.
Fans of BBC programming will appreciate this latest tidbit. According to the Financial Times, the BBC is planning on launching its iPlayer app as a commercial subscription for iPad users outside the UK. United States viewers are said to be the first target.