Facebook has today rolled out its new VoIP calling feature to Messenger users in the United Kingdom, following its launch in the United States back in January. Available only on the iPhone, the feature allows users to make free voice calls to their Facebook friends over Wi-Fi and 3G.
U.K. users won’t actually see an update to the Facebook Messenger app; the feature will be quietly added in the background. To make a free [Read More...]
The consensus on Wall Street seems to be unanimous: for the first time in decade, Apple will report lower income this quarter than it did the year before. But don’t panic: even Wall Street doesn’t think Apple’s era of profitability and innovation is at an end.
Fortune reports that the current consensus on Wall Street is that Apple’s estimated earnings per share for Q1 2013 will be around $ 10.18, down [Read More...]
Apple has purchased a small startup called WiFiSLAM, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The two-year-old company specializes in indoor mapping, which is something Google has already been doing with Google Maps for some time.
Since Apple debuted its own mapping technology in iOS 6, it’s been working to bring its service up to par with Google Maps. WiFiSLAM’s expertise could very well be used to improve Apple [Read More...]
Google is getting closer to releasing Google Glass into the market. And we learned this week that Google’s Android team is working on a smartwatch.Â
Both these products are examples of Android-based wearable computing devices.
A fresh new religious war has broken out on the social networks about whether the watch is better than the glasses, or whether smartphones are better than both the glasses and the watch. “Why would I [Read More...]
T-Mobile’s new mantra.
We’ve known that T-Mobile was doing away with two-year phone contracts for quite some time, but exact details haven’t been revealed until today. Unlike the other big U.S. carriers (AT&T, Verizon and Sprint), T-Mobile isn’t doing subsidized, two-year contracts for smartphones anymore. Instead, you pay as you goâ€”and the monthly rates look very good.
T-Mobile is holding a big press event in two days to officially take [Read More...]
Want to harness the power and flexibility of Appleâ€™s Mountain Lion Server? Whether you are setting it up for a school, home network or business, with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you will learn the most effective way to use everything Appleâ€™s Mountain Lion server has to offer.
For only $ 39 you can take home more than 9 hours of actionable content and over 110 lectures of [Read More...]
The one part of your iPhone or iPad you use the most is the on screen keyboard, a fantastically complex little app in its own right that must meet your needs all the time, across a ton of different situations. Whether you’re typing an iMessage, a Note or Reminder, or an email to your family, you’re using the iOS Keyboard. Why not take the time to get to know it even [Read More...]
Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, easy-to-play game for you to get into over the weekend. This week, you’re part of a secret society that has been infiltrated by a traitor. Download it and try the free demo now
The Secret Order: Masked Intent Collector’s Edition (adventure/hidden object) – Your family is part of a secret organization. Your father, who is the leader of [Read More...]
Kicking off this week’s must-have apps roundup is EverClip for iPad, a terrific tool that lets you “clip” almost anything to Evernote, so that you can’t forget them. We also have a wonderful new music player for the iPad, the new Star Wars Pinball game, and more.
EverClip for iPad â€” iPad ($ 5.99)
Charlie wrote about EverClip for iPad [Read More...]
Using the automatic log out feature is a good way to bring an additional layer of security to a Mac. It works just as you’d expect; after a predetermined amount of time has passed without activity, the active user account logs itself out. This means all currently running apps close out as well as all documents which save in their current state through the Versions [Read More...]