Tag Archive: Hero


Apple’s unsung hero Jeff Williams is named new Chief Operating Officer

Apple today announced a bit of a corporate reshuffle — with Jeff Williams named Chief Operating Officer, VP of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji getting a boost up to Senior Vice President level, and Phil Schiller expanding his role as Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing to include running the App Store across all platforms. “We are fortunate to […]

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Boomerang, Guitar Hero Live, and other awesome apps of the week

The weekend’s already half way over but, fear not, Cult of Mac is here to fill you in on the week’s best apps. In addition to great gadget-hunting and photo sharing apps, we’ve picked out some great games from the past seven days. Check out our suggestions below. You won’t regret it! Boomerang A rival of […]

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What the rock? Guitar Hero Live features $50 in-app purchase

Activision Blizzard today released rocking rhythm game Guitar Hero Live for iOS — but you’ll need to have rock star money to afford it. That’s because, in a break from previous titles in the series, this one features a $ 49.99 in-app purchase for the full version, which includes well over 40 tracks. Yep, to paraphrase This […]

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New Guitar Hero will turn you into a realistic rock star

You’re in the green room, waiting for your curtain call. You can hear the throngs of rabid fans in the audience, just waiting for you and your group of rock and roll rebels to take the stage. You and your…Read more ›

Tiny hero, giant fun: Ant-Man’s new trailer packs a punch

While we might all be waiting breathlessly for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron this summer, there’s another big contender for tiny superhero dominance: Ant Man. Starring Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, Ant Man will show up on the big screen…Read more ›

This is how much it costs to upgrade from Apple zero to Apple hero

Assume, for a moment, you’ve always been an Android guy but yesterday’s spintastic Apple Watch presentation sent you over the edge. Now you’re a freshly minted Apple fanboy with money to burn, and you want to go from zero to…Read more ›

Why Jeff Williams is Apple’s unsung hero

Coming off a record-breaking financial quarter — largely thanks to the astonishing success of the iPhone 6 — it’s worth asking who Apple owes its present success to. While everyone is quick to mention the usual suspects (Tim Cook and Jony Ive being two of the most…Read more ›

Google’s Eric Schmidt says Steve Jobs is his personal hero (LOL)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is the anti-Apple. He’s square where Apple is cool, he’s a sputtering doofus where Apple is collected, and he’s prone to hyperbole where as Apple tends to undersell its products: for example, in 2013, Schmidt said…Read more ›

Moon Hunters asks, What kind of hero are you?

SEATTLE — Tanya Short, fresh off the successful release of sci-fi-themed indie game Shattered Planet, thinks her new game has widespread appeal. For a game set in ancient Mesopotamia, that’s saying a lot. KitFox Games’ Moon Hunters, due out next…Read more ›

Watch a 1984 Mac spin out Guardians of the Galaxy hero

While we wait for this weekend’s highly-anticipated Marvel movie, The Guardians of the Galaxy, we thought it’d be fun to pass along this sweet speed-painting from filmmaker Matthew Pearce. It shows an illustration of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, created on…Read more ›