The SURFACE Case is the perfect hard case; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The retractable stand comes in handy when watching movies, slideshows or displaying your calendar or clock in a landscape position.
iPhone owners who pick up an iPad are often surprised to find that, while many things about iOS are the same, the built-in apps are not. Apple's Weather, Stocks, Calculator, Compass, Phone, and Voice Memo apps, all front-and-center on the iPhone, are nowhere to be found on the iPad Air or iPad mini. The why - that Apple perhaps didn't feel the interfaces scaled well to the big screen, or simply didn't think they were as absolutely necessary on a tablet as they are on a phone - doesn't really matter. What does matter is that the App Store has us more than covered with several excellent weather, calculator, stock, and voice memo apps for iPad to choose from. Which ones are the very best, however, and more importantly, the best for you?
Apple's music library matching service, iTunes Match, has expanded its reach with the news it is now supported in the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. iTunes in the Cloud now also becomes available in these countries. Elsewhere, it appears that iTunes in the Cloud support has been expanded in Bulgaria and Portugal to now include movies.
Following on from the Usain Bolt update, Imangi Studios has now pushed out some new, more festive goodies for Temple Run 2 fans to get their hands on. Available now via the App Store, Santa hats for your characters, a water slide and even the opportunity to play as jolly old St Nick himself are included.
Apple has just released this year's 12 Days of Gifts app for iPhone and iPad. Download this free app, and every day at midnight local time, between December 26 and January 6, you'll get offered a free gift from iTunes. Gifts can include apps, iBooks, music, movies and movie rentals, and TV show episodes. The exact content and availability will likely vary by region, but hey - presents and presents, right?
Full FAQ below, and grab the app now via the link below!
Although it might seem as though we've talked iOS 7 to death around here, there's still plenty of folks out there that are continuously discovering new features within Apple's latest and greatest. With over 200 new features, big and small, there's plenty to discover so that's entirely understandable. Previously, we asked what folks didn't like about iOS 7 but this time around we want to know what's you favorite feature in iOS?
You'd be forgiven for never having heard of this one before, but turns out Microsoft has its own social network of sorts and has now launched an app for the iPhone. Known as Socl – and pronounced social – today sees a simultaneous mobile launch of the first mobile apps for the network on iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8. And, it kinda sucks. A lot.
I'm late in posting this, but since I didn't do much in the way of podcasting last week - I was traveling - hopefully it's still new to some of you. I was live in studio with Leo Laporte at the TWiT Brick House, and we were joined by Andy Ihnatko, and Mac OS Ken Ray, talking a ship date for the Mac Pro, which one you should buy, is the iPod dead, and more.