Tag Archive: 2013


The sequel to the best iOS game of 2013 is finally here

Badland 2, the sequel to popular game that won Apple’s iPad Game of the Year award in 2013, is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. The new fantasy adventure game comes just in time for Christmas, sending you on a wild ride through a dark alien wasteland full of flamethrowers, buzzsaws, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple signed a secret 4K video deal with Sony in 2013

Apple may not have any immediate plans to support 4K content in its next-generation Apple TV, but if true, the decision wasn’t one the company came to lightly without weighing up all the options. In fact, according to a document leaked…

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The most breathtaking game of 2013 comes to life as a live show

“You have no idea what loss is,” says Joel, the protagonist in the best game of 2013, The Last Of Us. On July 28, you’ll be able to watch a live stream of the principal actors read select lines from…

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Apple was the #1 target of patent trolls in 2013

When it comes to getting sued over U.S. patent-infringements, no one is targeted more than Apple. A new study from a Lex Machina found that in 2013 Apple was the most frequent target of patent lawsuits, followed by Amazon at…

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Late 2013 Mac Pros Get A (Literally) Quiet Update

If you have a brand spanking new Mac Pro, Apple has released a new firmware update that will help it stay quiet and not sound like the jet engine that it may physically resemble. Recommended for all late 2013 Mac…

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Macs Earned Apple $21.5 Billion In 2013

The Macintosh may be celebrating its thirtieth birthday today, but three decades on it’s no longer Apple’s flagship device — coming a distant third to the iPhone and iPad (although still ahead of iTunes — for now.) But just how…

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Games Aside, ComiXology Was The Top-Grossing iPad App Of 2013

While games dominated the App Store in 2013 in terms of top grossing apps, digital comic app comiXology has announced that it was the highest grossing non-game iPad app  — for the third year running. “In a billion dollar marketplace…

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App Store Sales Topped $10 Billion In 2013, Apple Says

Apple has today announced that App Store sales topped a whopping $ 10 billion in 2013, with over $ 1 billion made during December alone. Almost three billion apps were downloaded during the final month of the year, making it the most…

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NSA: iSpys? Plus Our Favorite Apps And Tech Of 2013 On Our Newest CultCast

This time on The CultCast: We all know the NSA likes backdoor access, but are they really spying on us via our iDevices, and worse, is Apple in cahoots? We’ll tell you what we think… Plus, if you had to…

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13 of the Best Mac OS X Tips for 2013

13 of the best Mac OS X tips of the year

The Mac had a great year in 2013, with powerful new Macs on both the portable and desktop side, and the release of OS X Mavericks, which has been easily one of the best major updates to the Mac operating system in years. Here are thirteen of our favorite tip and tricks articles focusing on the Mac from the year past. From  [Read More…]