1. News
    Facebook spends US$2 billion on virtual reality firm, but analysts are sceptical

    Facebook said late on Tuesday that it is shelling out US$2 billion to scoop up a company that makes virtual reality gaming glasses. That’s a...

  2. App Guide
    PDFpen 1.7 for iPhone and iPad

    For me, Smile Software’s PDFpen for iPad ($15.99) and iPhone ($5.49) work as adjuncts to PDFpen Pro, the desktop version of the same app. Admittedly,...

  3. News
    Australian co-founder of Chomp is leaving Apple

    In 2012, Apple acquired Chomp, an Australian company that designed an app enabling users to search the iOS App Store more intelligently. Chomp’s...

  4. News
    500 million iPhones sold?

    Between the launch of the first iPhone in 2007 and the end of 2013, Apple sold 472 million of the various versions of its smartphone. This figure...

  5. News
    Instagram might ditch Foursquare check-ins for Facebook

    Soon you might be using Facebook’s location data instead of Foursquare’s when you tag Instagram snapshots and add them to your photo map....

  6. News
    Google Glass may get more stylish with help from Oakley and Ray-Ban

    Google is looking to reach a wider audience for Glass with some design help from Oakley and Ray-Ban. Google announced on Monday that it has partnered...

  7. App Guide
    Photowall for Chromecast

    A new Chromecast app from Google can turn televisions into an interactive photo galleries for parties and special events. Photowall creates a collage...

  8. Blogs
    Office for iPad: big deal, or big yawn?

    It looks like Microsoft Office really is coming to the Apple iPad. Well, actually, it will most likely be a version of Office 365, but why quibble?...

  9. Reviews 1
    Dragon Dictate 4

    It’s been nearly a year and a half since the last update to Nuance’s speech recognition software, Dragon Dictate, was released. Over the past...

  10. News
    Your next Apple TV could come from Comcast

    We still don’t know what Apple’s long-rumoured, near-mythical TV effort will look like, or exactly how it’ll work, or what it’ll cost, or...

  11. Blogs
    Healthbook rumours could herald first product of Tim Cook’s Apple

    Everybody seems to be getting into the health technology game these days, and if the rumours that surfaced this past week about iOS 8 prove true,...

  12. Help
    How to dismiss Mac App Store notifications

    Reader David Gilbert, like many of us, is frustrated by Mac App Store update reminders. He writes: “It seems that every time I start up my Mac...

  13. News
    New app utilises hidden iOS feature to communicate

    Arriving on the iOS App Store last week, the new messaging app, FireChat could alter the manner in which iOS device owners message each other. The...

  14. News 1
    Apple, Yahoo and Google also claim the right to read users’ emails

    Last month, this site ran an article reporting how reluctant Apple is to share your information with third parties and how disgruntled media buyers...

  15. App Guide
    Cloak

    It’s a sunny spring day and you’re walking down the street in your neighbourhood when your phone vibrates suddenly. It’s an alert: your ex is...

  16. Help
    How to set up keyboard shortcuts in OS X

    Today I wanted to show you how to create keyboard shortcuts in OS X. First, the why: why would you want to create keyboard shortcuts? The first and...

  17. Help
    Ask the iTunes Guy: chronological podcasts, redownloading media, and surround sound

    One of the best things about iTunes is the ability to make smart playlists to group content according to simple conditions. In this week’s column,...

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