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New, updated, and discounted apps: Fantastical 2, Canabalt, Actions, and more!
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. More still go on sale all the time. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are!
31 min ago
Amazon wants you to use Prime Music, bolsters song catalog considerably
Amazon has announced it has added "hundreds of thousands of songs" to its recently launched Prime Music streaming service, along with "hundreds" of new Prime Playlists.
50 min ago
Apple kicking off OS X Yosemite public beta tomorrow
Apple promised a public beta for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and a public beta you shall get. Starting Thursday, Apple will be sending out invitations to test out the next version of OS X. The invites will be going out to the first million people that are signed up through the Appleseed public beta program.
55 min ago
FiftyThree's Bluetooth-enabled Pencil for iPad now ready for developers
FiftyThree now has a software development kit available for devs that want to make use of their snazzy Bluetooth-enabled Pencil accessory. This enables new interactions whereby the app can recognize a fingertip, a palm (which can generally be rejected as input), the tip of the Pencil, or the rectangular eraser head.
1 hour ago
Deal of the Day: Incipio Lightning Charge/Sync Cable 3.3ft
Compliment your lightning-compatible Apple device with one of these high quality, vibrant colored charge and sync cables from Incipio! These thin, lightweight lightning cables reach 3.3ft in length and are great for using with USB wall chargers, car chargers or just to hook up to your PC or laptop.
10 hours ago
iOS diagnostic services, their uses and protections, outline by Apple in response to 'backdoor' allegations
Earlier this week Apple reaffirmed to iMore that it had never worked with any government agency to create a backdoor in any product or service. That was in answer to questions raised by Jonathan Zdziarski concerning iOS privacy and security. Apple has now published a new support page titled iOS: About diagnostic capabilities which elaborates on the services Zdziarski called out as data leaks. It does not, however, address vulnerabilities in passcode, pairing keys, or trusted device, though Apple typically does not address those types of things until they've pushed out patches. Here's Apple's full support article on the services:
10 hours ago
How to lock focus in the Camera app for iPhone and iPad
Sometimes when taking a photo, the Camera app can continue to re-focus itself which can add some lag between captures. Luckily, if your focal point isn't constantly moving or changing, you can lock the focus to minimize lag and ensure that the focus is locked on what you want it to be.
10 hours ago
The TV Show 10: 24 finale, Farscape 1, Doctor Who 3
The TV Show is like app or game reviews for television episodes. Whether you're watching on the Apple TV or streaming to your iPhone or iPad, follow along for the week of TV that was. On this episode Dave and Rene are joined by Dave's ex-girlfriend, Ashley Williams to talk 24 finale, Fascape season 1, and — sorry, really, so sorry! — Doctor Who season 3, including the brilliantly terrifying Blink.
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10 hours ago
Improve your Mac gaming with Razer's Kraken Pro headset and Taipan mouse
If you like to game on your Mac, you probably want any extra edge you can find to improve your gaming performance. A good headset and a precision mouse are key to a good gaming experience, which is why I've been using Razer's Kraken headset and Taipan gaming mouse.
13 hours ago
Best flight simulators and aircraft combat games for Mac
Flight simulators and aircraft combat games serve a solid niche for those of us that like to take to the skies when we're not doing other things with our computers. Here's a roundup of the top ones you can download today, with prices from free to reasonable and the focus from arcade-style action to ultra-realistic flight sim. They're not only great games, they're some of the best Mac games you can find.
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