Tag Archive: April

How a dev doubled his revenue with an April Fools’ joke

San Francisco-based developer Giacomo Balli doubled his take on his iPhone apps thanks to an April Fools’ Day joke. When he ratcheted up the price to an eye-popping $ 4.99 for an app that catalogs books, he got downloads instead of…Read more ›

April Zero and the quest to become the world’s most transparent human

Anand Sharma has eaten 17 burritos in the last 141 days. An avid runner and rock climber, the San Francisco-based designer has visited parks seven times this month. He weighed 153.9 pounds and was at 18.4% bodyfat after his 5.5-mile run yesterday.…Read more ›

New App Store section spotlights ‘Best of April’ iOS picks

Apple has launched a new section of its iOS App Store, offering a roundup of the past month’s best mobile apps as selected by an Apple editorial team. The “Best of April” selection is split into two categories: “Great Games”…Read more ›

FireTV Vs. AppleTV, Office Comes To iPad, And We Love April Fools On The CultCast

You want iPhone rumors? Well CultCast’s got’em, brotherrrr! This time: the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 gets delayed and patents indicate a future of interchangeable iLenses. Plus, what FireTV has that Apple TV needs; iWork online gets an update; Office finally…Read more ›    [Read More…]

4 Goofy April Fools Day Pranks to Play on Mac Users

It’s April Fools Day, that means the internet is full of useless stuff and just about everything should be doubted. But rather than feed you BS, we’ll show you how you can contribute to some general tomfoolery by pranking your friends, family, and coworkers with some fun and harmless little Mac pranks. Ready to goof … Read More

Apple Will Announce Q2 Earnings On Wednesday, April 23

Apple will hold its second quarterly earnings call for 2014 on Wednesday, April 23rd. The call will be streamed online at 2:00 p.m. PST. Tim Cook promised that we would see new stuff from Apple in ”both current product categories and new…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Auxo 2, The Revolutionary Multitasking Tweak, Is Coming To iOS 7 April 2 [Video]

Before iOS 7 came along and Apple borrowed its approach to multitasking wholesale, Auxo was one of the best reasons to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad. Since iOS 7 took many of its tricks, though, we’ve been waiting to see…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Fun Space Sim FTL Warps To The iPad April 3 With Advanced Content

FTL: Faster Than Light came out in September of 2012, and we’ve done nothing but rave about it since then. The only thing missing from the FTL experience, though, was the ability to play the dang thing on an iPad.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Swings Into App Store This April [Video]

Gameloft has released the trailer for its forthcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 mobile game. Timed to coincide with the build-up to the movie sequel of the same name (which hits theaters Friday, May 2), the game will land in the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Mac Pro Shipping Date Slips To April

Excessive demand and limited production cycles have pushed the Mac Pro’s estimated shipping date back to April. The high-end machine, available in both Quad-Core and 6-Core editions, was originally supposed to ship in December, before being pushed back to February,…Read more ›    [Read More…]