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[30 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,885 views]

What’s new in the world software? This Thursday iteration of the Mac Update report includes fresh features in Flash Player, a big-time MacFamilyTree refresh (iCloud!) and improved playlist support for Sonos.
• Flash Player 11.8b (download)
— Sandboxing enhancements — This feature adds …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[29 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,051 views]

Native password management and control on iOS and Mac is far from evil, yet it leaves much to be desired and 1Password ably fills that void. Today’s App Update report happily notes that putting 1Password on your iThings now costs …

Apps, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[17 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,827 views]

Rush was inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame this year and the guys are in the midst of their umpteenth worth tour, Clockwork Angels — it has been a big, big year for Canadian prog rock trio and …

Apps, Deals, iPad »

[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 2,451 views]

The wild and wonderful world of the bargain hunter. Today’s search for the Fairer Deal delivers a massive icon collection, cool web coding training and perhaps the cheapest fifth generation iPod touch prices on the interwebs — buckle up! We’re …

Apps, iOS »

[28 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 6,410 views]

For people that equate the journey and destination, the train is the way to travel. The Amtrak for iOS app, a great way to keep your travel plans on track, has received a major update. And, did you know …

Apps, Mac, Software »

[23 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,423 views]

What’s the difference between an orange? In the case of Ian Page’s ever reliable MacTracker, it’s the difference between the OS X and iOS versions — equally better! SeaMonkey and DivX bug fixes round out today’s Mac app updates.
• MacTracker …

Apps, iOS »

[7 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 2,589 views]

Do you social? Two of the most popular mobile social platforms are schlepping iOS updates packing significant new functionality. Twitter’s claiming their app offers much better search and performance, while Foursquare tweaks notifications.
• Foursquare 5.4.3 (free) — With this update, …

Apps, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod »

[4 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 3,059 views]

Star Trek Into Darkness arrives in theaters on Friday, May 17, 2013 — an almost interminable wait. In the meantime, sate your inner Trekkie with the Star Trek App, which is now available just for the asking on Apple’s App …

Apps, iPad, iPhone »

[28 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,276 views]

Men (and precocious boys)! How many times has this happened to you? There you are, standing in front of the condoms at the drug store, dozens of choices and most of the wrong. Where does your John Thomas stand in …

Apps, iOS, iPhone »

[17 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 973 views]

Admin, collector, eBayer or serious fan? Then you need Ian Page’s MacTracker for iOS, because there’s nothing worse than some shop talking know nothing or n00b selling you a bill of goods.
This is the app for that and it …

Apps, iPad, iPhone »

[21 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,337 views]

Life is a buffet and one of the tasty plates around is IMDb, the Internet Movie Database. It’s a great place to while away a few minutes, hours or, it’s been known to happen, days soaking up celebrity dish, photos …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,881 views]

With the release of Pages 1.7, Keynote 1.7 and Numbers 1.7 — iWork for iOS v1.7 by any other name — Apple is getting closer to offering feature parity with the Mac version. That said, given the dearth of meaningful …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[8 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,184 views]

In Twitter’s new normal, third-party app (the heart and soul of the platform) aren’t free and Tweetbot, which finally arrived on the Mac in October, is no exception. However, long-time fairer platform IM client favorite, Adium, freely soldiers on and …

Apps, iOS »

[6 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 695 views]

Still the most popular app on the iPhone? Haven’t heard that claim in a while. Nevertheless, Facebook for iOS isn’t sitting still and the latest release features improved navigation, tweaked messaging functionality and, yeah, gifts.
Facebook is what you use it …

Apps, iOS »

[4 Nov 2012 | One Comment | 942 views]

One of the most annoying issues with the Apple Podcasts app was the re-appearance of previously played podcast episodes. For example, 500-plus episodes of Mac OS Ken would show up unplayed every morning in Podcasts no matter how many times …