The UP24 is Jawbone's latest fitness tracker that pairs with your iPhone in order to track steps, calories, distance, and even sleep. The companion app breaks down all that data into easy to understand information. With support for advanced reminders, timed sessions, and more — can the UP24 help you get healthy and stay healthy? Let's find out!
Gameloft has announced The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for iPhone and iPad, the follow-up to its original Amazing Spider-Man game. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 promises gamers a bigger Manhattan than the first game, where you'll be able to roam freely and webling above the streets to your heart's content.
Whether you want to become an expert angler or learn how to better identify different types of fish, loading up a few fishing apps on your iPhone can be the difference between you telling all your friends about the catch of the day... or the one that got away. No matter what you're fishing for, understanding fish behavior is key. From tying a good knot to knowing what lure to use, these are a ton of great apps on the App Store to help you out. But which ones are the very best?
iOS 7.1 brought many things for many people, but for us British folks Siri got a noticeable update. Until now, we've been given only one choice for how Siri sounds over here; the robotic sounding male. With iOS 7.1 a few regions, the UK included, got improvements to the quality of the voice feedback. Oh, and we also got a female voice for the first time ever!
Peter Cohen and I will be at Macworld|iWorld 2014 from March 27-29. It takes place at Moscone North in San Francisco and once again promises to be the Apple community made manifest. The expo hall will be filled with app developers and accessory makers, the conference with instructional and informational sessions (I'll be doing a couple!), and the special events with music and a whole lot of merriment. In other words, if you can make it to SF, you'll want to make it for Macworld|iWorld!
The iTunes Festival from SXSW in Austin, TX, will be kicking off tonight and Vevo has announced that it too will be streaming the action live. The kicker is that Vevo will be streaming the iTunes Festival in some of the same exact ways that Apple will be doing; in other words to Apple customers only.
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Today we've got updates to a popular social photo app, a web browser, and a couple of language apps, and more!
Following Apple's release of iOS 7.1 on Monday, the company updated Xcode, its integrated development environment (IDE) for developers working on Mac and iOS applications. The new version, 5.1, is ready for download from the Mac App Store.
One of the features Apple lists for the just-released iOS 7.1 software update is "Improved performance for iPhone 4". That's great since previously performance was bad enough it had many people desperate to downgrade. That's nothing new, of course. The bottom end of the upgrade list is often excruciating on the x.0 and picks up on the x.1 or x.2. So it was with the iPhone 3G in its day, now it is with the iPhone 4. So, is it really any better?
Phil Nickinson of Android Central joins Rene to talk Galaxy S5 malaise, HTC's new One, Nokia X, Android as a platform, and how he handles 300+ phones on his desk. Seriously. Also: How the Android approach differs from Apple's!