Flappy Bird once again made headlines Wednesday as the Vietnamese developer announced plans to resurrect the overnight sensation later this summer in a supposedly less-addictive version. According to BGR, Rovio has soft launched their own take on the popular game with Retry, which the company bills as "an eight-bit time machine." You'll have to take our word for it, though, because Retry is only available in Finland, Poland, and Canada for now, but will presumably fly the coop and go global eventually.
Fans of television's Veronica Mars were treated to a big-screen version of their favorite private investigator this weekend, but many of those who backed the project on Kickstarter wound up being frustrated instead -- and not by the actual movie, since some wound up unable to watch it at all. Find out why in today's recap, along with the death and resurrection of Popcorn Time in a single weekend...
If the date on the calendar yesterday rang a bell but you couldn't quite place it, that's probably because Thursday was January 9 -- the fateful day when Apple CEO Steve Jobs stepped onto a Macworld keynote stage and introduced the iPhone to the world in 2007. The device is still going strong seven years later, and today's recap offers up one more way to use the latest iPhone 5s, so read on!
In-home Disc to Digital services were profiled in a recent issue of Mac|Life magazine, and while they're still in beta, one of the best services is now available to the public at large, and to Mac users for the first time.
We don't know if there's anything hotter in the hopper than the Frys.com iPhone 5 deal we posted earlier today. But that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of interesting stories worthy of your attention this week. For example, what's up with Instagram? And how do you like the idea of your DVDs--in the cloud? Find out about this and more inside.
With fears of a Mayan apocalypse behind us, we can now get back to our hopes and dreams for the future -- such as an iTunes Match-like service to convert our DVDs into a cloud-based movie library. (It's not here quite yet, but CinemaNow has something pretty close.)
Now here’s a nifty little side effect of iTunes in the Cloud gaining the power to re-download your iTunes movie purchases: Digital copies included with many DVD releases are also appearing on the Apple TV and iOS devices as well.
If you’re feeling a little groggy and disoriented today, we don’t blame you -- Apple unleashed a shotgun blast’s worth of updates on Wednesday and many of us had to stay up until the wee hours to finally install them all. With the release of iOS 5 and iCloud now behind us, let’s look ahead to some other things happening around the internet prior to tomorrow’s iPhone 4S release -- here’s the latest for Thursday, October 13, 2011.