The holidays are fast approaching, and everywhere you look, there's a constant reminder — the Christmas decorations are coming out and our televisions are full of seasonal-flavored commercials. And it's not even Thanksgiving yet! It looks like Apple Retail will be having a great holiday with word that the company's stores are now the king of profit when it comes to square footage. Didn't hear about that? Read on to find out more.
Not only has Apple's ongoing war with Google cost us our sense of direction in iOS 6, but one of the best ways to watch YouTube videos was also a casualty. However, just because Apple pulled its preloaded YouTube viewer without offering a replacement, it doesn't mean we all have to run to Safari to watch the double rainbow guy. If Google is indeed working on a universal version of its hastily assembled iPhone YouTube app, it might want to take a peek at third-party option Jasmine for a little inspiration.
Rising like a phoenix from the ashes of Cisco's now-defunct Flip camera, VIMIX Media has released their first socially-minded video creation app, which promises to convert raw footage into polished, shareable movies in about 30 seconds.
The once-awesome built-in YouTube app is waving goodbye with the arrival of iOS 6 this month, but that isn't stopping Google from trying to build a better machine on its own -- complete with advertising.
If you're still a disbeliever who thinks the iPad won't someday displace the Mac for many uses, look no further than today's recap for proof that it's already happening. Heck, we've got Vimeo now connecting with Dropbox to get videos on their service, a personal weather station and even screenwriting tool Final Draft now on the iPad to allow work from most anywhere. So let's dig right into the news for Wednesday, August 29, 2012!
As the entertainment world mourns the loss of director Tony Scott and comedian Phyllis Diller on this sleepy Monday, it seems Warner Bros. has a bit of a bright spot for fans of Digital Copy and iTunes in the Cloud. The studio is extending Digital Copy expiration dates on most of its DVD and Blu-ray titles, so be sure to hit your library and see if you can claim any codes that might have lapsed in recent years. And on that note, let's jump into the recap for Monday, August 20, 2012.
If you haven't already read the harrowing story of what happened to a Wired editor when hackers exploited a few security flaws, then you owe it to yourself. It's rather terrifying, how porous our online digital lives can be, but luckily we also have an article on there to help boost your online security a little and give you a bit more control. It's the least we could do.
The arrival of a new Apple television commercial is always cause for celebration (with the possible exception of those recent "Mac Guy" spots), and this week brings yet another focused on the iPad experience.