Tag Archive: Gets


Apple is ramping up its social media efforts today with the creation of the company’s first ever Tumblr page dedicated to the top iTunes picks for music, movies, TV shows and books in 2014. With iTunes sales slumping for the… Read more ›

Read receipts. They’re the first thing I turn off when I get a new messaging app or iOS device. But Facebook is doubling down on read receipts in the new Facebook Messenger, which has new, blisteringly fast notifications showing you… Read more ›

Instagram gets five new filters after two-year wait

Instagram is today rolling out new updates on Android and iOS that bring an updated design, new features, and five new filters that Instagram says are its best yet. Inspired by the global community, the new filter set is the first Instagram… Read more ›

Google’s iOS app gets an Android-like makeover

First debuted with Android L, Material Design is Google’s new in-house unified design ethos, Material Design. Boiled down, it’s a series of UI/UX tricks that makes Google’s web properties not feel unified with one another, but like digital paper, folding… Read more ›

BlackBerry is today rolling out a new BBM update across all platforms, but it’s the users on Android and iOS who will enjoy its biggest changes. In addition to support for stickers in group chat and improvements to the timed… Read more ›

In a very strong year for iOS games, inventive platformer Leo’s Fortune was one of my undisputed favorites — a game that Cult of Mac described in its review as “one of the most beautiful iOS games†we’d seen in… Read more ›

Apple TV gets four new channels and YouTube redesign

Apple TV received a huge update this morning with four new channels getting added to the lineup, plus a completely redesigned YouTube channel that makes it easier to find your favorite viral videos. MMA-addicts will be happy to hear that… Read more ›

Grim Fandango gets a glorious makeover

Classic adventure game Grim Fandango gets a brand new coat of paint, with a newly restored version to show up on your Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PC, or Linux box this coming January. The game will have all-new advanced… Read more ›

A crooked former Apple manager will serve one year in prison and pay a whopping $ 4.5 million fine for leaking details of future Apple products. Paul Shin Devine faced a maximum of twenty years behind bars for selling secrets to… Read more ›

This week: warm up the tele—Woz is getting a tech-tastic reality TV show; we divulge our favorite new iPhone and Mac apps; we answer some ridiculous listener questions in an all-new Get To know Your Cultist; and finally, Steve Jobs… Read more ›