Well, the big Black Friday sale day is upon us. If you've been out this morning beating back hordes for physical bargains on flat screen TVs and whatnot, this will come as a welcome respite. Cheap prices and no lines, no shortages, no riots. And if you skip the whole retailer madness on principal or for other reasons, you can still grab some sweet deals right here still.
Well, if you were looking for a week where productivity apps were blowing up, this is your week. Whether you want an awesome calendar, some inbox management, task lists, or more, the App Store is where you need to be with a few tips from us. But, since all work and no play makes MacLifers dull kids, we've also got a little gaming action to hook you and reward you with some fun times to go with all your hard work.
When it was released in mid-2012 for the iPhone, Launch Center Pro promised a better way to navigate between apps, utilizing URL schemes to unlock the hidden shortcuts our favorite apps already use to make calling, texting, and emailing seem so seamless. Now that Launch Center Pro has arrived on the iPad, we can finally unleash its full power. With a familiar interface and a tremendous library of supported apps, the productivity app feels right at home on the larger screen, even if it doesn’t always take advantage of it.
Whether you play hard by getting your run on or your game on, we've got a bevy full of great app sales going on this week. And if you choose to relax with a brewski after your gaming, we can hook you up with all the deets on just what it is you're quaffing. We even have a little something for lovers of art and fine literature, so don't keep reading this, click that link ------->
Thursday was certainly not a dull day when it came to iOS apps, and we've got a trio of them to share with you to cap off the week. There's also some chatter about new hardware coming down the pike, including details on how shutterbugs can throw their hat into the ring to try out the latest Eye-Fi hardware. Read on for more, and enjoy the weekend!
Holy smokes, y'all, we have a bigger than usual Price Drop column this week as there were just too many great apps from big names in iOS that we couldn't stop. If there are apps you've been looking to buy but have been waiting for a sale, well, your ship has come in, kiddos. Get 'em while they're hot, fresh and cheap.
If there's any one thing that causes iPhone users to be jealous of their Android-toting friends, it's the distinct lack of variety when it comes to software keyboards -- a challenge that one developer is ready to take on.
By now you've probably heard the news: Apple has confirmed its rumored media event for next Tuesday, Oct. 22, as speculation ramps up about exactly what Cupertino has in store for the rest of the year. There are certainly a lot of possibilities, with new iPads and a release date for OS X Mavericks and the new Mac Pro at the top of the list. Our personal wish list? Overhauls for the existing iWork, iLife and Aperture applications, which are long overdue. Hey, we can dream, can't we?
If the image above looks familiar, you no doubt owned or at least were familiar with the original Macintosh way back in 1984, when Apple shipped its initial black-and-white computers with MacPaint. Curious to try it out all these years later? It's now been resurrected as a web app, for those adventurous enough to read on and find out more...
This week you are in for a treat, boy are you ever. This week we have some App Store essentials that went on sale. We're talking apps that are must-haves. So if you've been putting off making your App Life that much better, simpler, cooler, then this is the week for you to get out your wallet.