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.
Apple has worked hard lately at being recognized for its green efforts. They've touted their environmentally friendly manufacturing policies on their site, they've cut down on packaging, and they instituted a recycling program for all their old products.
But, they also work with suppliers out of China, a country not known for strong environmental policies or one unfamiliar with the backroom deal. And one of their suppliers is delivering a nice black eye to the company.
It doesn't take long to learn iPhone and iPod touch classics like double tap for paste and pinch to zoom, so it only seems fitting that the bigger screen of the iPad might allow for a few more gestures.