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Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered debuts on the Mac, iPhone and iPad

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered, a graphical revamp of the 2005 action-adventure game from developer Quantic Dream, is now available for the Mac, iPhone and iPad for $9.99. The game itself is definitely not for the kids, as it deals with a man who becomes possessed by a supernatural...
SoundCloud for iPad

SoundCloud for iPad redesigned with cleaner UI, better controls and more

SoundCloud revamped the user interface of its iPhone app last year, and is now bringing the changes over to the iPad. Version 3.7.1 for iPad features a cleaner layout with an emphasis on album art, simplified controls for navigation and playback, and consolidation of your likes and playlists in...
iOS Help: How to fix repeat iCloud sign-in requests on iPhone and iPad

iOS Help: How to fix repeat iCloud sign-in requests on iPhone and iPad

Welcome to iOS Help feature. Every week I'll try and help you fix the problems you're having with your iPhones and iPads. If you have a question or issue you're having trouble with, I encourage you to email us at ioshelp@imore.com. This week's question comes to us from John: Hi, On my iPhone...
Sky

Sky partners with O2 to enter the UK mobile market

Sky has today announced plans to launch a new mobile service in 2016, partnering up with O2 for the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) venture. The deal will enable Sky to offer 2G, 3G and 4G services to its customer base, placing the company in a strengthened position against rivals. It's...
How to play Windows games on your Mac without Windows

How to play Windows games on your Mac without Windows

The Mac has plenty of games, but it'll always get short shrift compared to Windows. If you want to play the latest games on your Mac, you have no choice but to install Windows...or do you? There are actually a few ways you can play Windows games on your Mac without having to dedicate a partition...
iPhone Outlook

Outlook for iPhone and iPad is here — Office fans rejoice!

Microsoft has released a new Outlook app for iPhone and iPad, rounding out the Office experience on iOS. It's a fully featured email client, lets you connect not only to Office 365 but Gmail, iCloud and standard email accounts as well, and is worth downloading if you use the desktop version and...
iPhone 6

Apple ties with Samsung for title of world's largest smartphone manufacturer

Apple's stellar quarter – during which it sold 74.5 million iPhones – has allowed the manufacturer to catch up to Samsung. According to data from market research firm Strategy Analytics, both Apple and Samsung control a market share of 19.6 percent and are now tied for the title of the world's...
Vector 75: HoloLens, VR ads, and YouTube alternatives

Vector 75: HoloLens, VR ads, and YouTube alternatives

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology and popular culture. On this week's show, Microsoft has HoloLens, Google has Glass, Facebook has Oculus — what does Apple have or need? Also, what would ads in AR/VR be like...
The iPad unveiling, five years later

The iPad unveiling, five years later

Five years ago this week — January 27, 2010 to be precise — Steve Jobs put sneaker to stage to show off what he himself considered to be one of the most important products of his life. The Mac had been introduced decades before, the iPhone only a few years, yet on that stage, at that event, Jobs...
Apple's ASP and the difference between cost and value

Apple's ASP and the difference between cost and value

There's an incredible difference between what something costs and how much value we derive from it. Apple's success hinges on their understanding of this — we'll pay more for something that we believe makes our lives better. Sometimes "better" is prestige or cachet, sometimes it's adrenalin or...
Why Apple is underestimated so insanely always

Why Apple is underestimated so insanely always

Last year, the level of stupidity surrounding Apple was best exemplified by Haunted Empire, the calamitously bad book that tried to make the "Tim Cook's company is doomed" meme mainstream. Yesterday, Apple announced the most profitable quarter in the history of the business world — of which the...
How to easily back up and restore your Mac with Time Machine

How to easily back up and restore your Mac with Time Machine

Time Machine is OS X Yosemite's "OS X 10.10 Yosemite reviews, features, apps, help, and how-to")'s built-in backup software. It was introduced with OS X 10.5 Leopard and has been there ever since. If you've never used it, please start. Time Machine is absolutely the easiest way to back up your...
Facebook on iPhone 6

Facebook iPhone and iPad users should see photos load faster with file changes

Facebook has made some changes in the background to its iPhone and iPad app that should allow users to load photos faster. The improvements are due to Facebook adopting the Progressive JPEG (PJPEG) image format. The PJPEG format stores several scans of one photo, each with a different level of...
Facebook's Paper app makes it easier to share your favorite photos

Facebook Paper app makes it easier to share your favorite photos

Facebook has updated their Paper app, adding important photo sharing enhancements. Camera Roll organization has been improved, and its now easier to share your favorite photos. Paper can now access you Favorites album on your iPhone. Favorites came along as part of iOS 8, letting you mark your...
Signal strength

FTC rules that throttled unlimited data doesn't qualify as 'unlimited'

In a ruling that's resulted in a $40 million fine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's smacking down TracFone's speed throttling of customers that were paying for unlimited data service. The case in question only applies to TracFone, but it helps to reinforce a precedent that could apply to even...
OneDrive on iPhone 6

OneDrive improves its photo albums for its web, iPhone and iPad users

Microsoft has just announced some improvements to its storage service that will offer users a better look at their photos, along with new search features. Those changes and additions are currently available on the web and in the newly updated app for the iPhone and iPad. Microsoft described...
You can now like and follow on Tumblr right from Notification Center

You can now like and follow on Tumblr right from Notification Center

Tumblr has updated their app for the iPhone and iPad, adding new options for alerts, including the ability to take action on notifications. Users also have new ways to login to the app. There are also improvements to the app's accessibility, as well as smaller helpful enhancements. Users can...
Slack, but without the voice and video chat it'll have in the future

Slack acquisition will see video chat and screen sharing integration

Slack, the current darling of organizations in need of a flexible individual-and-group messaging service, has bought a small video conferencing company named Screenhero. The acquisition will lead to an eventual integration of Screenhero's voice and video conferencing features and screensharing...
Transit App 3.4 arrives with car sharing support and more

Transit App 3.4 arrives with car sharing support and more

Transit App has been updated to version 3.4 with a few helpful new features. The app has added support for car sharing service car2go, as well as calendar integration. Additionally, you can now order an Uber car through the Notification Center widget. Transit App's integration of car2go lets...
The year of Apple Pay

The year of Apple Pay

Apple Pay, the Touch ID-authenticated in-store and online payment service Apple started rolling out last October, has been growing steadily in terms of bank and retailer support. During Apple's Q1 2015 conference call, CEO Tim Cook said the company was getting "extremely positive" feedback on...

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