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How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

Apple's taken a bunch of steps in the past few years to make it easier to find directions for any given address, including data detectors that intelligently make addresses tappable in Messages, Maps search suggestions in Safari, and more. But the system isn't perfect, and I often find myself...
Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

OneNote is Microsoft's answer to Evernote and other note-taking software. It's available for iOS and OS X (along with Android and Windows Phone), but I'm going to focus my attention on the Mac version. Is it a viable alternative to Evernote? Let's take a look. OneNote requires you to use a (...
Best podcast apps for iPhone

Best podcast apps for iPhone

What's your preferred podcast player for iPhone? Apple's built-in Podcasts app covers all the basics. Audio and video, download and streaming, discovery and subscription. It also syncs with iTunes on Mac and Windows. So, if you're just getting into podcasts, it's a great app to get into them...
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Get your free Mac games!

Get your free Mac games!

Ric Molina over at MacGamerHQ has rounded up his list for the 10 best free Mac games you can play right now: Looking for the best free Mac games? It doesn't matter if you're broke or you just love free stuff (who doesn't), Mac gaming has plenty of quality free games to offer. In fact, there...
Vine Kids serves up child-friendly entertainment six seconds at a time

Vine Kids serves up child-friendly entertainment six seconds at a time

Vine has released a kid-friendly video app called Vine Kids for iPhone. Developed by two engineers during Vine's Hack Week, Vine Kids does away with most of the elements of the original Vine app, showing only videos that are appropriate for children. Vine Kids does not allow users to record...
How to upload a non-square photo to Instagram

How to upload a non-square photo to Instagram

Ever take a really awesome photo on your iPhone only to find out it doesn't translate well to Instagram as a square photo? Yeah, we've all been there. While you could always settle for a cropped version, you don't have to. With the help of another App Store app you can post your photos to...
8 marvelous music players for iPhone

Eight marvelous music players for iPhone

What music playing app do you use on your iPhone Apple builds the Music app right into the iPhone. It lets you browse and search your songs, create playlists, and access iTunes Match and iTunes Radio all from one, unified place. The App Store has several music app alternatives, however, that...
Nine magnificent mail apps for iPhone

Nine magnificent mail apps for iPhone

What mail app do you use on iPhone? Apple has built Mail right into the iPhone, with universal inbox, multiple draft support, gesture actions, and more. Yet the App Store is home to many other mail apps as well, some focused on a particular service, others on workflows like "inbox zero". Which...
iTunes for OS X updated with notification center widget, improved syncing

iTunes for OS X updated with notification center widget, improved syncing

Apple has updated iTunes for OS X to version 12.1 today. Coming along for the ride is a new notification center widget, along with performance improvements for syncing with your iOS devices. The new widget allows you to see what's playing, as well as control playback of tracks directly from...
Adobe PaintCan for iPad transforms your photos into handpainted masterpieces

Adobe PaintCan for iPad transforms your photos into handpainted masterpieces

Adobe has added another iPad app to its growing library called PaintCan. Instead of providing finely detailed artistic tools, PaintCan allows amateurs and pros alike to add broad, artistic filters to photos. These brushstrokes are added selectively to areas you want. Parts of the image can remain...
How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

Apple's taken a bunch of steps in the past few years to make it easier to find directions for any given address, including data detectors that intelligently make addresses tappable in Messages, Maps search suggestions in Safari, and more. But the system isn't perfect, and I often find myself...
Disney Infinity Toy Box revamped with better graphics than ever

Disney Infinity Toy Box revamped with better graphics than ever

Version 2.0 of Disney's Infinity Toy Box has come to iPad, leveraging the Metal API to offer exceptionally shiny graphics. The wide-ranging platforming game for iPhone and iPad includes level creation tools and a bunch of collectible heroes from Marvel and Disney. Infinity Toy Box 2.0 is fully...
Playworld Superheroes helps kids make their own heroes

Playworld Superheroes helps kids make their own heroes

Playworld Superheroes an imaginative new iPhone and iPad game for kids where they jump between a real world setting with their own treehouse and costume-building materials, and a fantastic world where those designs are realized. Simple taps and swipes help the custom hero battle cartoony villains...

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