October Event 2014
  1. February 6th, 2015 by Leah Yamshon
    FiftyThree’s Paper drops drawing tool prices to zero
    Good news for all of you artists and doodlers out there: FiftyThree’s widely popular app, Paper, ditched its in-app purchase system on Thursday,...
  2. February 6th, 2015 by Martyn Williams
    With employee help, theft ring allegedly stole US$700,000 in gift cards
    Apple products are some of the most expensive and desirable in tech so it makes sense that the company’s gift cards are proving an attractive currency...
  3. February 6th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    First look: Photos for OS X brings easier navigation and editing
    Last June, Apple announced that it would stop development of its Aperture and iPhoto apps and offer a single photo app in their place – Photos...
  4. February 6th, 2015 by Jared Newman
    Swatch’s smartwatch is coming soon, but don’t expect a powerhouse
    When the Apple Watch arrives this April, Swatch plans to have an answer. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swiss watch giant, told Bloomberg that it will start...
  5. February 5th, 2015 by Michael Simon
    Why a one-day battery isn’t a deal-breaker for Apple Watch
    When it comes to battery life, we have certain expectations. With our iPhones, we want to make it through the day. On our MacBooks we need enough...
  6. February 5th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Even after all those iPhones sold, iOS 8 adoption is just above 70 percent
    The number of iOS devices running iOS 8 is slowly, slowly, slowly creeping upward, finally crossing the 70 percent mark this week. Apple reported...
  7. February 5th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to deal with two Apple IDs, well, kind of
    Reader Dave Smith, a newish Apple user, is confounded by Apple ID. He writes: Not being an Apple person I didn’t understand the whys and wherefores...
  8. February 5th, 2015 by Anonymous
    Steve Jobs movie extra speaks with Macworld
    I’m still a ways away from completing my Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony (EGOT), but I did spend Saturday as a crowd extra for the upcoming Steve...
  9. February 5th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Mysterious Apple van fuels speculation about self-driving car or Maps overhaul
    Apple might be taking a page from Google’s roadmap, if a camera-equipped Dodge Caravan spotted driving around the US is any indication. The vehicle...
  10. February 4th, 2015 by Lou Hattersley
    How to use one Mac as the monitor for another
    If you have an old Mac, typically an unused iMac with its large built-in monitor, you might be wondering if you can use it as a display for a newer...
  11. February 4th, 2015 by Fred O'Connor
    Wearables to fuel massive surge in mobile data use by 2019
    The rapidly growing popularity of wearable devices will lead to a surge in volume of mobile traffic, Cisco is predicting. Cisco forecasts that 578...
  12. February 4th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Bring back the Flying Toasters
    Sometimes, things don’t strike you as unusual until you come to explain them to someone else. I have a young cousin, for example – young enough...
  13. February 4th, 2015 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple to convert failed Arizona sapphire factory to data centre
    Apple has confirmed it will convert a failed sapphire factory into a data centre that will also double as the hub to control the company’s other...
  14. February 3rd, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    When you turn an iPhone into an iPod touch
    Reader Robert Williams would like some clarification about the relationship between his iOS devices and Apple ID. He writes: My iTunes ID and password...
  15. February 3rd, 2015 by Matt Hamblen
    Apple catches up with Samsung on smartphone sales
    Things are not looking so good for Samsung in the smartphone market, especially as it faces its Apple nemesis. Long the world’s largest smartphone...
  16. February 3rd, 2015 by Jared Newman
    New Pebble watch software platform looms
    The Pebble smartwatch is more popular than ever with one million units sold, but at this point you may want to wait for the next version. CEO Eric...
  17. February 2nd, 2015 by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal
    Shadowmatic
    It’s always awesome to see a breathtaking, unique and thoroughly innovative puzzle game pop up on the App Store, and this week we’re particularly...
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