Even though iOS 8 has been out for the better part of a year, some iPhone users are still getting used to the idea of widgets. They're great for checking baseball scores, skimming the news, or finding out when your next appointment is. Once you get your widget section set up the way you want, you'll spend less time hopping through apps to find the content that you're after or to perform a specific task. Haven't used them much yet? We'll get you through the basics. [via TechRadar]
Now that you've knuckled down and got your taxes in order, let productivity take a backseat to some freshly discounted apps and games. You deserve some fun, right? Games for you and games for your kids, as well as some fitness apps to help burn off any stress-eating pounds you might have experienced this week as you itemized deductions. You'll definitely save on taxes, too — sales taxes that is — with this collection of cut prices.
Apple may have claimed that it was "opening up" to developers during this year's WWDC, but it appears to be struggling with this concept when it comes to widgets for iOS 8's Notification Center. First there was PCalc's calculator, which Apple backed down from removing following a social media uproar. Now it's asking note-taking app Neato to remove the keyboard that lets its users take notes within the widget itself.
OS X has evolved and became better of the years, and while it's changed names, at its core, it's still the same basic operating system that Steve Jobs introduced back in 2000. Over the years, Apple has added new features, and new shortcuts as well. That's why we'd like to present to you the top 5 OS X tips and tricks that all Apple users should know. Once you learn how to use them, you'll wonder how you ever lived without them.
iOS 8 may have gotten most of the attention at Apple’s WWDC keynote, but the fun stuff isn’t limited to iPhones and iPads. Yosemite will bring the biggest update to OS X in years, combining desktop-level power with the elegance of iOS to create a stunning environment that will make even old Macs feel new again. Here are the features we’re looking forward to the most.
Back in September, we gave Readdle's Calendars 5 pretty high marks in our review, despite the inability to send invitations — an oversight that has been corrected this week in what the developer calls "the biggest update yet."
Plagued with high-profile hacks in recent months, Twitter is finally getting serious about security with a new two-step login verification -- but users will need to actually enable it first before they'll be protected.
Cloud Mate changes the way you interact with iCloud. With a Finder-like interface, drag-and-drop functionality and Notification Center alerts, Cloud Mate gives you the keys to unlock iCloud's vault and puts all of your documents at your fingertips--in some cases even more than we'd like to see.
Hear ye, hear ye! There's a deal afoot on Apple's coveted iPhone 5, and we've got all the details in our weekend recap today. But even if you're not in the market for a new smartphone, there's plenty more that happened over the weekend, so you'll want to read on and make sure you don't miss out on a single moment.