This week's tips include a way to manage screen orientation on your iPad, another way to check your iPhone data usage, a tip on managing misbehaving apps, and moving quickly through the pages of apps displayed on your iPhone desktop.
The iPad brought a revolution to food lovers and experimental cooks everywhere because of its touchscreen hardware and wealth of accommodating apps. Well, what better way to implement technology into your kitchen life than with free applications? We scoped three extremely helpful and utilitarian apps that will help you cook, bake, melt, marinate, and whatever else it is that you do in the kitchen, as well as keep tabs on your favorite recipe.
Hello? Is this thing on? Is there anyone out there? Echo! Echo! Echo!
Okay, okay, we get it. It's Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer. No one's sitting inside on their computer, are they? Heck no, they're grilling up fun, lounging in the sun, putting a dog in a bun. Well, just in case you're not one of those people, or you're not from the States, here's the week's best stories from the vacationing kids of Mac|Life.
No doubt you've seen the trailers for the movie starring Jake Gyllenhall for the movie spin-off of the classic video game, Prince of Persia. Well saddle up your camel, iPhone and iPad gamers, because the Prince is headed your way.
With summer fast approaching, and a well-deserved three-day weekend just around the corner, we thought we'd equip you with a few free apps that help you learn more about the world above us--the stars. The galaxy is a place in a long, long time ago that's far, far away and though there's no epic John Williams music blasting through our brains when we're staring up above it, there's definitely plenty to learn about. And if you're not interested in the stars, then maybe you can use these apps as ideas to spark up conversations at future cocktail parties.
We’ll be starting a weekly tip feature on Mac|Life beginning today and every Thursday after today. Each week I will offer four tips that will cover the iPhone or iPad or a combination of the two.These tips will definitely supercharge your knowledge of these popular mobile devices and give you something to show off to your friends, parents, or significant other.You might even out genius the Geniuses at the Apple store!
Back in the early days of gaming consoles, there was quite a bit of jockeying between Nintendo and Sega. While the latter eventually won the hardware war, Sega has shifted into creating software for other consoles and platforms. And the platform we, of course, are most excited about them bestowing their attentions on is the iPhone OS.
What, you may ask, has us so singing the praises of Sega gaming? Oh, just a little game they're tweaking and prepping called Sonic 4. At least according to the Sega blog -- and they seem in a position to know.
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.