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Watch ABC updated on Apple TV to bring recently aired full episodes

Watch ABC updated on Apple TV to bring recently aired full episodes

The Watch ABC channel on Apple TV has been updated to give viewers access to recently aired shows on the ABC network. With the update, Apple TV users will be able to stream full episodes of TV shows a week after the airing date. Along with this capability, ABC also tweaked some features inside...
Boardwalk Empire's Michael Stuhlbarg reportedly joins Jobs biopic in supporting role

Boardwalk Empire's Michael Stuhlbarg reportedly joins Jobs biopic in supporting role

It looks like casting for supporting roles in the Steve Jobs biopic has begun. Michael Stuhlbarg is said to be joining Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs and Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak in the movie. Stuhlburg, of Boardwalk Empire fame, is reported to be playing the role of Andy Hertzfeld, one of...
Instagram drops the hammer in spam account purge

Instagram follower count just drop? Here's why!

Shortly after announcing that it had reached 300 million users last week, Instagram stated that it would be adding verified accounts and cracking down hard on spammers. Well it appears that the hammer has officially started coming down, and users are in an uproar over their lost followers. In...
How to record phone calls on your Mac

How to record phone calls on your Mac

If you're in a business — as I am — where you occasionally conduct interviews over the phone, or want to remember brainstorming sessions with a friend, you may wish to record your calls. In the past, this was a bit of a pain with iPhone calls, since iOS apps can't hijack your audio signal. You...
Bing iPhone 6

Microsoft updates Bing apps for iPhone and iPad with new designs and more

Microsoft has updated the Bing apps for the iPhone and iPad today, offering up some revamped designs for the search engine apps. Microsoft says: On iPhone, we completely redesigned the home screen of the app. Due to the larger size of the new iPhones, we moved the search box to the middle...
iPhone 6, 6 Plus now ship in as little as 1 business day

iPhone 6, 6 Plus now ship in as little as 1 business day

If you've somehow held off on picking up a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus so far, it looks like you still might be able to snag one before the holidays are over. Shipping times for both devices have improved dramatically to 1-3 days for the 16GB and 64GB iPhone 6 models, and just 1 business day for both...
McDonald's trial uses beacons to guide passersby to McNuggets

McDonald's trial uses beacons to guide passersby to McNuggets

McDonald's trial with beacons in Columbus, GA to guide customers to its stores is a success. The company announced that using Bluetooth LE and an app developed by beacons supplier Piper, it was able to increase sales of McNuggets by roughly 8 percent in the store. With the beacon technology,...
500px update adds built-in camera, Lightroom editor

500px update adds built-in camera, Lightroom editor

500px has announced that its updated iOS app adds more capabilities for the mobile photographer. The update brings a number of new and notable features, including a built-in camera so you can snap shots directly within the app, a professional photo editor, import capabilities from Lightroom, and...
Secret for iPhone

Secret app updated with chat and communities

Secret's anonymous confession app has had a significant overhaul in both style and function. In addition to being able to spill the beans about anything without fear of reprisal, now you can enter private conversations with other anonymous users. You can also filter Secrets based on location,...
Undercover documentary finds Apple suppliers in violation of labor agreement

Undercover documentary finds Apple suppliers in violation of labor agreement

The BBC is set to air an undercover investigation into Apple's supply chain with findings that there were multiple violations of Apple's promises to protect workers. Titled Apple's Broken Promises, BBC Panorama explored both the Pegatron manufacturing facility as well as a tin mine in Indonesia....
Airmail 2 for Mac review: Email exactly the way you want it

Airmail 2 for Mac review: Email exactly the way you want it

When I reviewed Airmail last year, it was arguably the best mail app available for the Mac. Since then, I've used a handful of other apps before ultimately settling on the Mailbox for Mac beta. However, Airmail 2 just landed, combining the same advanced features with an even better Yosemite-style...
Tim Cook makes 'generous' donation to Southern LGBT equality group

Tim Cook makes 'generous' donation to Southern LGBT equality group

An LGBT equality group in the Southern U.S. has picked up an important backer today: Tim Cook. Human Rights Campaign (HRC), which runs the Project One America initiative that fights for LGBT equality in Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi, announced today that the Apple CEO has made a "generous...
Angry Birds Epic intros player-versus-player duels

Angry Birds Epic intros player-versus-player duels

Turn-based fantasy strategy game Angry Birds Epic has a new player-versus-player system, complete with different leagues and leaderboards. Players gather in the arena on Terence's ship and have to defend their banner while attacking those of their opponent. Participating in league play unlocks...
The Hit List 2

The Hit List 2 now syncs with Mac, available for $9.99 through December 31st

The Hit List 2 for iPhone is hot off the press and available at an introductory price of $9.99. The first major release of The Hit List since Karelia acquired the Potion Factory, this version brings along sync with the Mac app, task cards, task list shortcuts, and much more. The Hit List aims...
My Om Nom offers your own pet from Cut the Rope

My Om Nom offers your own pet from Cut the Rope

The folks behind the well-loved physics puzzle series, Cut the Rope, have released a new game called My Om Nom. In it, you get your own adorable little green alien to feed, dress up, and play around with. There are a few simple games to enjoy, but most of it is just about having your own...
iPhone 6 Plus

iOS 8.2 beta 3 now available OTA for developers

Apple has just released iOS 8.2 Beta 3 as an OTA update for developers or anyone taking part in the iOS 8 beta program. This one has the usual round of "bug fixes and other improvements", but if you spot anything new be sure to drop a comment here and let us know. If you're in the beta but...
Verizon Messages

Verizon now lets you text Starbucks to your friends

Verizon is helping users give the gift of Starbucks this holiday season. Through the Verizon Messages app, users can send an Starbucks eGift card of $5, $10, or $15 to virtually anyone on any U.S. carrier. The cost of the card is billed to the senders account, and the recipient simply needs to...
FlowVella for iPad

Flipboard gets Flowboard to rebrand after trademark spat

Flowboard's slick app for creating presentations will be known as FlowVella from here on out. The change comes at the heels of a trademark court ruling in favor of Flipboard, the popular story aggregator. At the same time, FlowVella is launching a new App Builder, which lets you repackage Flows...
iPhone 6 Plus captures iconic New York City 'Holiday Wonders'

iPhone 6 Plus captures iconic New York City 'Holiday Wonders'

Kenan Aktulun of agency Truth NYC took an iPhone 6 Plus with him to capture New York City's "Holiday Wonders". From Rockefeller Center to Fifth Ave., SoHo, and more, Aktulun uses slow-motion video and black-and-white effects to create a sense of timelessness — iconic moods and moments that are...
Minecraft

Minecraft: Story Mode coming out in 2015 from Telltale Games and Mojang

In a major surprise, Telltale Games announced today it was teaming up with developer Mojang to create Minecraft: Story Mode, an episodic game series that will be released sometime in 2015 that's based on Mojang's hugely popular sandbox game. Telltale Games states: Set in the world of...

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