This morning we covered a report from Reuters that said Petragon, one of Apple’s supply chain partners in China, is increasing its work force byÂ 40% in anticipation of producing a budget iPhone in the coming months. The news was based on Petragon’s investors conference yesterday and anonymous supply chainÂ sources adding the iPhone ‘mini’ bit to Reuters.
Bloomberg decided to slant Petragon’s comments and cite “falling iPad mini demand” as [Read More...]
Want to get an iPhone or iPad App on the App Store, but donâ€™t want to take the extensive process to learn how to code it? Have you considered outsourcing it, but donâ€™t want to fork over the $ 5,000 to build it?
Then this is the course for you. And Cult of Mac Deals has it for the low price of $ 79 â€“ but only for a [Read More...]
Emails opened in Mail app for iOS default to loading all images attached to that message. This makes emails format and arrange themselves as the sender intended, often with nice little header graphics and signature files, but it has a potentially serious downside: increased bandwidth usage. On a wi-fi connection that bandwidth usage hardly matters, but on many of the smaller and more limited cellular data plans, each KB and MB of data transfer is precious, and the little cutesy [Read More...]
Unobtrusive, and with more hooks and loops than a roller-coaster full of pirates.
Switch 8 by Goal Zero Category: Solar Chargers Works With: Anything with a USB port Price: $ 99
As travel chargers go, The Goal Zero Switch 8 kit is about as convenient as it gets. The two panels fold into one easy-to-carry pack, and on the back is a zippered mesh bag in which the battery pack and USB converter [Read More...]
Whether you love video games or not, there’s no doubt that games like Halo and Dead Space feature some incredible artwork to breathe life into the make-believe worlds populated by crazed gamers looking for thrills.
Usually a game studio will publish a physical book of all the fantastic concept drawings and sketches that helped bring form to a video game, but Titan Books is releasing the latest Dead Space and HaloÂ art books [Read More...]
New MacBook Airs might be revealed at WWDC, but if you’re just looking for the cheapest price on the current MacBook Air lineup, then Best Buy’s got you set this week.
To celebrate Mother’s Day, Best Buy is taking $ 100 off the price of certain MacBook Air models. Then to make things even better, you can get $ 25 more off the price by entering [Read More...]
What does Apple’s Calendar app and this building have in common?
There’s been a lot of hullyboo about skeuomorphism in the Mac and iOS community right now. Ever since the debut of iOS, Apple’s software has become increasingly ornamented with unnecessary textures and details that many people consider tacky, such as the fake Corinthian leather in Calendar or the green felt background [Read More...]
Pixelmator 2.2 just hit the Mac App Store, bringing more than 100 new features and improvements to one of the finest image editors on OS X. The update includes smart shape tools, a new light leak effect, a custom shapesÂ palette, and lots more.
For those unfamiliar with Pixelmator, it’s a wonderful image editing application for Mac that prides itself on being “the worldâ€™s most innovative, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editing app.” [Read More...]
Facebook Pages Manager for iOS just got a big version 2.0 update that brings a number of performance improvements and new features. Facebook says the app has been rebuilt to offer a smoother, faster experience, while photo filters and support for emoji and stickers have been added.
Scrolling through your Page timeline is now faster than ever before, Facebook says, while photos open faster and close with a quick downward swipe â€” [Read More...]
We all know how to draw the “Marvel way,” right? Step 1: some lines; a skeleton for your figure. Step 2: ovals and circles, pencilled in to show the head, limbs and body. Step 3: The amazing, finished, inked-and-colored result. Congratulations: You’re now Jack Kirby.
Peterson Hamilton’s Draw This App aims to help out with step two-and-a-half.
Draw This App is a simple follow-the-leader teaching aid. The app draws something. You copy. Your [Read More...]