Did you miss out on attending Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this year? Not to worry. If you are a registered developer, you can now download all the session videos from apple.com for free. With more than 100 sessions available in HD or standard definition as well as presentation slides, you will be able to get all the information.… Read more
Brian Tong takes a look at the latest in news and notes from the world of Apple. This week, he responds to viewer emails regarding a possible new iPod touch, new iLife and iWork, and how to better find great Apps and manage music using iTunes.
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Lest it be said that Google has forgotten about the iPad in its quest to optimize Gmail.com for iPhone and Android, the company issued a tweak today.
Now when you visit Gmail.com from the iPad, you'll notice a larger Compose window that expands across the screen to highlight your e-mail. Before the update, you'd see the width of the screen divided between the in-box on the left and the composition window on the right.
The change gives you deeper focus on the message, while still making it easy to save or discard an e-mail and get … Read more
Probably like many people reading this blog post, I experienced firsthand the trouble Apple and AT&T had with the overwhelming number of preorders for the iPhone 4 on Tuesday. I thought I was being smart by deciding to skip the long lines and get the iPhone 4 delivered to my house, but I ended up getting nothing but errors after only the first few steps into the process.
After several attempts, I decided to wait a couple of days before trying again and ended up buying the black 32GB model through Apple on Thursday. Unfortunately, with the enormous … Read more
Apple has released a new app to help users track lost iPhones on the go. The Find My iPhone app does what the Web application version, found on me.com, did previously, but allows users to log in from another iPhone or iPad to aid in the search on the go.
True to Apple form, the interface is simple, elegant, and easy to use. Users need only log in to the application using their MobileMe user name and password to begin the search for their lost iPhone or iPad. Each device connected to the user's account will show up … Read more
Last week, TomTom announced its intentions to support Apple iOS 4's new multitasking function with its turn-by-turn navigation app. This week, we find Navigon, manufacturer of GPS devices and provider of the Navigon MobileNavigator app for iPhone, joining the chorus of developers singing praises of the iPhone's new ability to walk and chew bubble gum at the same time. However, Navigon's announcement comes with a video demonstration of the feature in action.
In the clip below, our guide Ben starts by jumping between the MobileNavigator app and Safari on an iPhone 3GS. Next, he moves on to … Read more
If you've got an Android-powered T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Slide, voice company Vlingo wants to do you a favor--by giving you its $9.99 app for free.
Speak the words and Vlingo's voice launcher for Android will open apps on your phone, update your Twitter and Facebook status, dial contacts, and send e-mails and texts as you dictate them. You can also tell it to search the Web and Google Maps. Its SafeReader feature can relay incoming e-mails and texts so drivers can keep their eyes on the wheel.
So, what prompted Vlingo's sudden generosity, and why is … Read more
If you have children between the ages of 3 and 11, there's an app you have to get: Tales2Go. It provides on-demand access to more than 1,000 children's audiobooks and stories--everything from "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" to "Junie B. Jones."
The app is free, but a one-year subscription costs $24.99, which is a steal in my book.
However, if you download and register Tales2Go using a valid e-mail address between now and midnight tonight (Pacific Time), you'll get a summer's worth of streaming absolutely free.
Specifically, instead of expiring … Read more
Vampires are so damn serious. That's probably why there are so few iPhone games about them. Plus, they're usually loners. When you're in the mood for blasting, clubbing, eviscerating, and decapitating with soccer balls, you need hordes.
You need zombies.
If you've checked the App Store recently, you might think we're experiencing a zombie invasion. Look no further than these five new games, all of them are perfect for players who like nothing better than mowing down hordes of the undead.