Friday, January 2, 2015

  • Best new games of the week: Stair and Give It Up!

    Put your speed and reflexes to the test this week with our top game picks! Best new games of the week: Stair and Give It Up! is a story by AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Resolve to take better care of your Mac in 2015 - here's how!

    New year, new resolutions. If "take better care of my Mac" was on your list of things to do, here are some practical tips to make that happen. I've split this list up into three topics: Back up your Mac, batten down the hatches and improve your security, and clean up the crud (get rid…

  • Extend the life of your MacBook power adapter with Python

    As I've made my way through MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and MacBook Airs over the years, I've gone through a lot of power adapters. They typically wear out and fray in one of two places: Either near the MagSafe adapter, up near the MacBook, or down near the transformer. Recently I became aware…

  • Conquer your fitness resolutions with Fitstar Yoga

    While my fitness resolutions tend to be based around the roller derby season rather than New Year's, they remain a popular January tradition. If you're looking for a fitness resolution for the new year, I'm going to suggest something for you right here: Fitstar Yoga . I picked up…

  • Subway Surfers travel to Las Vegas in the game's latest update

    The popular endless-running game Subway Surfers received an update today in iTunes that sees the World Tour heading to the lights and sounds of Las Vegas. That also means some new contests, themes and unlockable content to try out. Here's what's new in version 1.33.0: Follow the Subway…

  • Apple now says Watch coming 'Early 2015′ in many European countries

    In the United States, the Apple Watch's release date has always generally been marked as "early 2015." While nothing official has been penciled in just yet, the feeling that it's right around the corner certainly looms. Continue reading →

  • Bono still thinks U2's free album was a good idea

    In 2014, Apple released the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with iOS 8, Apple Pay, and the iPad Air 2. On top of that, the Cupertino-based company also paid quite a bit of money to give U2's latest album release, "Songs of Innocence," out for free. Continue reading →

  • Here's another look at Apple's own iBeacon

    Apple hasn't yet shown off its own iBeacon hardware officially but now we have an idea of what it looks like, thanks to the FCC. 9to5 Mac found the iBeacon user manual on the FCC site Friday, showing a round beacon device that reminds me of […] Here's another look at Apple's own iBeacon…

  • Microsoft will finally give Windows Phone users an Office app of their own

    Microsoft will unveil more details about Windows 10 at an event later this month, at which point the company could also detail some other plans for the future including the launch of a special Office for Windows Phone app that would be on par with the company's similar offerings for iOS and…

  • Leo DiCaprio's Beach Party Shows Startling Drop in Model Percentage

    Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse, is a well known babe wrangler and party boy about town. Sadly, it seems the cold winds of January have blown in a steep drop in the percents model of his parties. Has the playboy fallen into a rut? Read more...

  • See Which Bands Are Taking Up Most Room on Your iPhone

    iOS 8 brought with it an avalanche of new features and options , but one that you might not have noticed yet is the ability to break down how much storage space each album and artist is using up. If you need to trim down a bloated music library then this feature can help you spot the worst offenders…

  • Chatter getting louder about a 4-inch iPhone 6 'Mini' this year

    Prior to the iPhone 6 Apple claimed a smaller phone was preferable because users could reach the whole screen during one-handed use.

  • 'Price Is Right' contestants think iPhone 6 costs $7,500

    In the New Year's "best of" edition of the famous game show, contestants aren't too sure at all about how much an iPhone costs.