Archive for December, 2012

These New Year’s Eve App Store Deals Will Start 2013 Right [Deals]

You’ve probably picked up a whole host of discounted iOS titles over the holidays, with big reductions from EA, Sega and plenty more. But in case you’re looking for more, check out the fifth annual New Year’s App Blowout, which has seen 24 iOS apps and games — including hits like Chopper 2, Machinarium, and Pix’n Love Rush DX — reduced.

Here’s the complete list of titles on sale. There are 18 apps  [Read More…]

Milk Will Print Your Photos Into A Moleskine Notebook

Photo-book printing service Milk has teamed up with overpriced notebook maker Moleskine to make overpriced photo books in the shape of – you guessed it – Moleskine notebooks.

The books, which start at a hefty $ 50 (20 pages), have the familiar round-cornered hard covers, elastic strap and air of mass-market exclusivity. But they also contain your photos, printed in color onto photo paper with your choice of layouts and lettering styles.

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Our Editor’s Picks For Best Gadgets Of 2012 [Best Of 2012]

Apple was on fire in 2012. Along with the incredible iPhone 5, we saw the first retina tablet and the pocketable iPad mini. This was also the year in which Apple let the iPod touch out to play, giving it features on a par with the iPhone 4S instead of using leftover components from Google’s leftover Nexus parts bin.

But not everything from Apple made it into our top ten. The Retina MacBook Pro, despite  [Read More…]

The Top Mac & Mac OS X Tip Collections of 2012

Best of 2012, Mac tip collections

With 2012 coming to an end, is looking back and gathering some of the most useful Mac multi-tip and trick collection posts from the year past. Yes, we post individual tips and walkthroughs every day, but we’re aiming to give you the most bang for your reading buck here by focusing on our favorite roundups, so take the time to read them all and you’ll  [Read More…]

The Top iOS, iPhone, and iPad Tip Collections of 2012

Best of 2012 iOS tip collections for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch

2012 is at it’s end, and just like with our favorite Mac tip collections of the year, is looking back and gathering some of the most useful multi-trick collection posts for iOS, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch too. Again, we are aiming to give you the absolute most bang for your reading buck here by focusing on our favorite  [Read More…]

Intel Plans To Launch Set Top Box To Compete With Rumored Apple TV

Every TV manufacturer on the planet is racing out with a smart TV to compete with the rumored Apple television set that may or may not be released in 2013 or 2014. Rather than waiting to see what happens, Intel is ready to jump into the action with their own device.

According to a new report, Intel has developed a virtual cable TV service along with a set top box that  [Read More…]

Design Quality Apps With This Free Video Tutorial Course [Freebie]

Looking to design an app that gets the attention of those shopping in the iTunes Store? Today’s Cult of Mac Deals offer consists of a free video tutorial that explains important aspects of design – aspectx that propel apps ahead of the competition.

In this course you’ll learn how to create an application from beginning to end, working alongside an expert app developer to create a recipe app from start to  [Read More…]

The Most Important Apple Stories of 2012 [Best Of 2012]

2012 was a very different year for Apple. For starters, it was Tim Cook’s first year as CEO. While much of Apple has remained the same, Cook has definitely shown that he is a different type of leader than his predecessor. Apple is evolving into something new.

Between four press events and the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple announced an unprecedented slew of new products in 2012. Every  [Read More…]

iTunes 11 In Retina Is Insanely Detailed [Image]

This is an awesome spot by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber: the Retina assets in iTunes 11 are so detailed that the Up Next icon actually has tiny little numbers next to the bullet points. Check it out full-size here.

Via: Reddit

Our Editor’s Picks For 2012’s Best iOS and OS X Tips [Best Of 2012]

Just in the last year, we’ve published over 400 helpful tips and tricks for both iOS and OS X. That’s a lot of learning, and a lot of information for you to go through. We though it might be nice to take a look back through them all and come up with our favorite tips, organized into topical sections for your browsing pleasure, below.

Use iOS 6 Mail for Your iPhone,  [Read More…]