In case you missed it a few days ago, the cord-cutting moment finally arrived for HBO fans with the release of the HBO Now app, which untethers the service from cable or satellite subscriptions at long last. We've also rounded up big updates to Adobe Acrobat DC, myMail, and iTranslate Voice, as well as new apps for quick dialing from Notification Center, party planning, calendar scheduling with a contact twist, and a new way to make fashion choices from the palm of your hand. There's plenty to download this week, so let's dive right in!
It's been a week since Apple unloaded many of its plans for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, but very little was actually said about one of Cupertino's more controversial software efforts — and there may be a good reason for that.
It’s easy to forget the iPad’s been around for only three years, since it’s made such a big footprint in our day-to-day lives. It’s great for lean-back, leisurely weekend activities like watching a movie, video chatting with faraway relatives, and playing a few rounds of Words with Friends. But don’t leave it behind when it’s time to return to the salt mines Monday morning—turns out, the iPad works at the office almost as hard as you do.
Planning trips can quickly become a disaster. Whether you're traveling alone or with a group, you still have to keep track of plane tickets, hotel reservations, and your basic day-to-day itinerary. The trade off might be worth it, but getting there can sometimes cause a little stress. Fortunately, iOS apps like TripIt can help you manage all of the nitty gritty details and let you focus on what's actually important: the trip itself.
When your company continually grows by leaps and bounds, you gotta have room for all those employees, right? Apple sure thinks so. Due to said growth, Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong has mentioned that Apple executives are already in the planning stages for a third Apple campus, after completion of the "spaceship" campus.