If you're a parent, you probably have either a Netflix or Amazon Instant Video subscription (or maybe even both) to keep the kiddies entertained. America's top two streaming providers are stepping up efforts to cater to parents which is great, but makes it hard for parents to stick with one service or the other, especially as the little ones change their taste so quickly. Read on to find out how Netflix and Amazon are duking it out for your dough in today's recap.
Companies are racing to get their Google Reader replacements out before the plug gets pulled on July 1, with the latest announcement coming from Digg, which plans to unveil its solution next week. Will Digg's service rise to be the cream of the crop, or will the RSS landscape simply become a fragmented mess in the wake of Google abandoning its service? Time will tell...
Seriously, where has the month of June gone? It's already the middle of the month, WWDC 2013 is over and that Superman movie you've been waiting to see for more than a year is now in theaters, complete with a companion mobile game for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. But you won't need Kryptonite to get through our last overnight recap of the week, so up, up and away…!
As if Apple's "mission statement" video that kicked off WWDC 2013 wasn't already a good indication, Cupertino is stepping up its efforts to show how its products affect users, rather than focusing on specific features as rivals such as Samsung continue to do. You can see what we mean in today's recap, which also details a few products disappearing off the radar. Find out why!
While most of us have turned our attention away from WWDC 2013 in the wake of Monday's keynote, developers will still be busy at Moscone West this mid-week hump day at Apple's annual conference. The rest of us will have to keep busy working our own jobs until we can see the fruits of their labor in the months ahead, which gives us time to catch up on other news making the rounds...
We came, we saw and for the most part, OS X Mavericks and iOS 7 appear to be a big hit with Apple fans. Pro users who have been waiting literally years for a new Mac Pro were also generally pleased with Cupertino's sneak peek of the new hardware, and we crossed off most of the items on our own personal wish list. Now we have to endure a long, hot summer before we can get our hands on all these goodies, but first let's recap some of the other stories from Monday you might have missed.
The banners are up, the weekend is here and come Monday, it will be showtime once again in San Francisco as Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off for 2013. There have probably been thousands (millions?) of words written over the last few months on what the company might debut there, but come 10 a.m. PDT, we'll all know for sure. Be sure to join us for WWDC 2013 coverage here on MacLife.com!
Apple has been on an update binge this week ahead of WWDC 2013 on Monday, first with OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 and now with two of its Mac applications. But Cupertino is also finding itself accused of intentionally crippling data speeds on its iOS devices on three of the biggest U.S. carriers -- from the very same guy offering hacked carrier updates to free iPhones and iPads from this issue. Read on to find out more!
Tuesday finally saw Apple pull the trigger on the latest update to OS X Mountain Lion, and as usual for Cupertino, the release notes barely scratched upon the biggest improvement: No more viewing iMessages out of order on the Mac! But Apple was busy on other fronts, satisfying local government with a report on its new Campus 2 project while preparation has begin for WWDC 2013. Read on to find out more details!
Are you a Vine user? If so, you're definitely not alone, as Twitter confirmed Monday the iPhone app currently has 13 million registered users -- a number likely to expand dramatically now that Android has been added to the mix. Speaking of apps, Apple's official WWDC app has been updated for next week's 2013 event, so let's cut to the chase and kick off today's recap...