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60: Melton & Ganatra episode III: Shipping software

60: Melton & Ganatra episode III: Shipping software

Debug is a casual, conversational interview show featuring the best developers in the business about the amazing apps they make and why and how they make them. On this episode Don Melton, former Director of Internet Technologies at Apple, and Nitin Ganatra, former Director of iOS Apps at Apple,...
Apple Pay your way to the SuperBowl: Eleven amazing apps for travel and parties

Apple Pay your way to the SuperBowl: Eleven amazing apps for travel and parties

Apple Pay — or Pay if you're fancy — makes it both easier and safer to pay for things in everyday life and online. That can come in particularly handy when traveling or when getting ready to party. Whether it's for the SuperBowl this weekend or for a great group of friends any day of the week,...
Latest OS X 10.10.2 beta kills Google-disclosed vulnerabilities dead

Latest OS X 10.10.2 beta kills Google-disclosed vulnerabilities dead

Google's Project Zero research program has disclosed and released proof-of-concept code for a series of 0day — previously unknown — vulnerabilities found in Apple's OS X operating system for the Mac. These exploits are all fixed in OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, now in beta. Here's a report on the...
Three UK reportedly confirmed to be purchasing O2 for £10 billion

Three UK reportedly confirmed to be purchasing O2 for £10 billion [updated]

Update: Three UK owner Hutchison Whampoa has officially confirmed that the company has entered into exclusive negotiations with Telefonica over a potential purchase of O2. Three UK, announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Telefónica, S.A. over a period of several weeks...
Goat Simulator brings a new map, more new goats in latest update

Goat Simulator brings a new map, more goats in latest update

Attention fans of ridiculously buggy, yet hilariously wacky simulator games featuring barnyard animals: Goat Simulator for iOS has picked up an update today. Coming along for the ride are a new map and, perhaps most importantly, "pigs that are stuck." Here's the official breakdown of what's...
Twitter launches tweet translations for mobile apps and web

Twitter launches tweet translations for mobile apps and web

Twitter has announced today that it has enabled tweet translation, powered by Bing, on both its official iOS app, as well as on the web. The feature was previously available on TweetDeck, and has been tested off and on for a while now. Twitter made the announcement, fittingly, via a Tweet...
SEC filing details Apple exec earnings; Millard Drexler to retire from board

SEC filing details Apple exec earnings; Millard Drexler to retire from board

Apple submitted a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today that not only gives us the breakdown of earnings for the tech giant's top executives, but also announces that board member Millard Drexler will be retiring after the company's annual shareholder meeting on March 10...
Apple store

Apple shows off upcoming retail store in China with a superb mural [update]

Update: Apple has uploaded an new version of the clip with English subtitles, embedded above. Original Story: Apple plans to open five new stores in China before the New Year hits the region. One of the upcoming stores is located in Hangzhou and has been shown off in a new promotional video...
Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your phone's next display

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your phone's next display

What's next for one of your phone's most important components Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being...
Windows 10 adds Cortana — is it time for Siri on the Mac?

Windows 10 adds Cortana — is it time for Siri on the Mac?

This week Microsoft unveiled big plans at its Windows 10 event, and announced that Cortana — its answer to Siri for Windows Phone — would make its way to the computer, as well. Is it time for Apple to bring Siri to the Mac? Siri has been a mainstay of iOS since the iPhone 4S was introduced in...
Amazing indie app developers in handy list form

Amazing indie app developers in handy list form

Graham Spencer had an idea — He asked indie app developers to say "hi!" to him on Twitter. Roughly 200 did. He used that data to create a Twitter list, but he also compiled it into a table that includes where the developer is located, what apps they make, and their Twitter handle. It's an amazing...
Apple Watch

Apple Watch battery life gets rumored

The long-awaited Apple Watch is still a few months away and, without knowing all the official specs for all different variations, rumors about everything from software builds to battery life are starting to make their way across the internet. 9to5mac: According to our sources, Apple opted to...
Credit Sesame adds Siri and TouchID integration in latest update

Credit Sesame adds Siri and TouchID integration in latest update

If you're a fan of credit monitoring apps on your iOS device, you may want to check out Credit Sesame's latest update. In version 2.6.7, users will be able to take advantage of TouchID to login to the app, and even be able to ask Siri, "What's my credit score?", to be taken directly into the app...
SimCity Complete Edition for Mac

SimCity Complete Edition fully constructed in the Mac App Store

SimCity's newest game for Mac has been re-released as a new bundle that has a bunch of extra content. SimCity Complete Edition includes the core game, Cities of Tomorrow expansion pack, Amusement Park, Airship Set, Heroes and Villains Set, and French, British and German City sets. This version...
Game of Thrones

Second episode of Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' series due Feb. 3 for Mac, Feb. 5 for iOS

The second episode of Telltale Games' six-part adventure game based on the Game of Thrones TV series from HBO makes its Mac debut February 3 and for the iPhone and iPad on February 5. The second episode is titled "The Lost Lords" and Telltale is getting fans of the fantasy series pumped for its...
SLOWDOWN AND SPEEDUP!!!1, says internet to Apple

SLOWDOWN AND SPEEDUP!!!1, says internet to Apple

Last week, it seemed like you couldn't open the internet without tripping over an opinion piece telling Apple to slow down its pace and shore up its foundation. This week, new opinion pieces are telling Apple to — wait for it — hurry up and innovate faster. If this all sounds familiar, it's...
How to remove an iPhone, iPad, or Mac from Find My iPhone and iCloud

How to remove an iPhone, iPad, or Mac from Find My iPhone and iCloud

Find My iPhone and iCloud work together so you can keep track of all your iPhones, iPads, and Macs, all in one place. If you're upgrading to a new device, trading in your existing one, or even selling it, however you'll want to make sure you completely remove it from Find my iPhone before letting...
How to transfer your data from your old PC to your new Mac

How to transfer your data from your old PC to your new Mac

If you've just bought your first Mac and you're switching from a Windows PC, congratulations! Welcome to the fold. You're anxious to use your Mac, but you've amassed years of data on that PC. Switching platforms doesn't mean starting over: You can still use those old files. Apple makes it easy...
iPhone 6

Apple ending iPhone and other product sales in Crimea on Feb. 1

Apple has sent out letters to retailers in Crimea informing them that they should end shipments and sales of its products like the iPhone to that country, along with its services, on February 1. This move comes a few days after Apple informed software developers in Crimea it was ending their...
Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

It's time to bring you up-to-speed on the latest goings on at Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in the first Community Update of 2015.

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