Freebies! If you're like us, you probably perked up at the very mention of that word, so you'll definitely enjoy today's recap, which includes a few such offerings. The big kahuna has to be more than 30 in-app travel guides being served up over the next few days by mTrip, but you'll find one or two others as well, so let's get on with it...
So there's a rumor making the rounds that Apple might actually release iOS 7 (and maybe even the new iPhone) on September 10, the date when many expect Cupertino to hold its next media event. As much as we'd love for that to be true, we're just skeptical enough to want to ignore such chatter as the mad ramblings of Apple fanboys -- but it would be an interesting surprise from a company who has been a little light on rabbits in its hat these days. While you ponder that, let's get to the recap!
Welcome to a special all-app edition of our overnight recap for this fine Friday! Should you choose to continue reading, you'll be dazzled by the latest app-tacular updates available for both iOS and OS X, and we've even managed to squeeze a freebie in there for users of the popular cloud storage service Dropbox. So without further ado, let's dive in… and have an "appy" weekend!
The bad news just keeps piling up for The Company Formerly Known as Research in Motion. Today's recap includes a look at how nearly a third of the BlackBerry maker's app store is clogged up with titles from a single developer -- and as you can imagine, it's more about quantity and quality. Read on to find out more...
Judging from today's recap, there are at least a few thousand mobile gamers out there who are quite content to line the pockets of game publishers via in-app purchases. While we personally view this new business model as the work of Satan, it shows no sign of stopping in the future. What ever happened to the good old days where you could just buy a game and that was the end of it?
We're now three weeks out from the alleged Apple media event during which the next iPhone (or iPhones) may be revealed, and news of a model that comes in gold really has us scratching our heads. Flower power iMac aside, Apple has generally been a tastemaker over the years, but we're definitely not among those who will be lining up for a gold smartphone. Any readers excited about this one?
Imagine you're the owner of a television network who's thus far watching helplessly as a startup grabs an over-the-air signal and finds a creative way to serve it to its own customers without paying you a dime — and the court has thus far ruled it's all perfectly legal. Sound crazy? The founder of Aereo appears quite happy to rub his success in the networks' faces this week, so read on and find out why.
We know most of you are probably locked away playing Plants vs. Zombies 2, which finally hit the App Store late Wednesday night after numerous delays. But hey, everyone needs a break once in awhile, so why not spend a few minutes catching up on the rest of the news you might have missed while you were taking care of those pesky zombies…?
Oh, Microsoft… when will you finally wise up and admit that Surface RT was a bad idea? A new class action lawsuit claims the company waited too long to alert shareholders that the tablet, once touted as an "iPad killer," was indeed a lemon. More on that in a moment, but first we've got a recap of some product updates that hit the internet on Tuesday, so get downloading!
We're back! Summer vacation is now behind us, and boy, it looks like we missed out on some big news over the last two weeks. Pretty much everyone seems to agree that Apple will be announcing the next iPhone on September 10, so we have that to look forward to, but our first August recap has gathered up plenty of other stories you may have overlooked, so let's dig in!