Best Buy is having a sale on iPads, both Wi-Fi and cellular. Through Saturday, anyone looking to purchase a Wi-Fi-only iPad Air will get a discount, starting with $20 off the 16GB model, and with bigger discounts for higher storage capcities.
A Siri application programming interface (API) is reportedly still under development, potentially for iOS 8, as is a small screen version of the interface that could work on something the size of the rumored iWatch.
OnLive is the game service that lets Mac users play games that haven't been released for the Mac yet. The service works by streaming instances of the game remotely through OnLive's cloud service, making it playable on Macs, PCs and Android tablets.
Gmail for iOS has been updated to version 3.0, adding background refresh to make viewing your email faster. While Gmail already utilizes push notifications, users have previously needed to wait for the app to refresh and load new messages when opening it.
Game broadcasting service Twitch has announced an SDK that will allow developers of mobile games build in support for Twitch broadcasting. Twitch wants to bring as many of its broadcasting features to mobile as it can, including live streaming game video and audio, video capture with the front-facing camera, and audio capture using both the built-in as well as external microphones. Twitch hopes to have the same dominence over mobile game broadcasting that it currently enjoys with PC and console games, according to the press release:
Apple's CarPlay is the hot topic this week and it's taking the Geneva Motor Show by storm. We've seen closer looks at what Ferrari and Mercedes Benz are doing with it, but Volvo looks like it might have both of them beat. Apple's Greg Joswiak has been on the ground in Switzerland through the first couple of days of the show, and has helped Volvo to unveil CarPlay in one of its concept cars.
Flipboard will soon purchase and shut down competing news app Zite from CNN. The Zite team will join Flipboard, except for Zite CEO Mark Johnson, and the deal includes an advertising partnership between Flipboard and CNN.
The SURFACE Case with kickstand by Seidio is the perfect iPhone 5C hard case; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. Color options include black, blue, red and purple.
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. Here they are! Today we've got a ton of bug fixes for IM clients, VNC clients, organizers, editors, and more!