Holy smokes is it a week full of rumors. Since we love you, you know we do, we've got the good ones saved up here ready for you, just like a box of your favorite chocolates, the carmel only kind with no disgusting coconut in there to gunk it up. So, kisses all around, now let's dig in.
We'll get into the details in a bit, but the big news Wednesday had to be Google unloading its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo at what appears to be a huge loss — and during the same week that the Android maker announced a sweeping patent-sharing deal with Samsung, which can't be just a coincidence. More on that in a moment, but for now, here's what else went down on Wednesday...
Happy Valentine's Day, MacLife.com readers! To show our love, we've assembled a handful of news stories that, while not very romantic, will hopefully warm your heart on this fine Thursday, February 14 just the same. So before you head off to snuggle with a loved one today, let's reflect on the Wednesday just passed, shall we…?
Valentine's Day is probably the most polarizing holiday on the calendar. There's no religious affiliation or controversial figure being celebrated, but there's typically a very clear split in opinion on the event between those who have a partner for it and those who don't. If you'd like to be more sweet than sour on Valentine's Day and want to spend it with someone, grab your iOS device and get ready to find love. We've collected eight unique apps for finding love, friendship, or whatever it may be that you're looking for. You'll have someone to keep you company through Valentine's Day this year, and maybe many more ahead.
Valentine's Day is here, but what if you're still stumped for ways to celebrate? Lucky for us, Apple products make celebrating our love so much easier. Use your Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV to their fullest to set the mood this February 14th--your significant other will appreciate it!
Here are 10 ideas to get you started. The best part is, many of them are free!
Of course there's iPad 3 rumors, of course there are. You'd be a fool not to expect them. Our only surprise is that they haven't reached such feverish blistered fingers hot levels yet. Maybe it's because Tim Cook's iPhone 4S was such a lukewarm affair compared to the Steve mojo. At any rate, we've got that and a few other spicy bits for you to chew on in this week's muy caliente roundup.
Last Halloween, Rovio Mobile released Angry Birds Halloween to coincide with the holiday. That eventually gave birth to Angry Birds Seasons for the December holidays. Now, we have word that the next edition will be Angry Birds Valentine's Day.