Tag Archive: News


More Big Borderlands 2 News: Now Quest Alongside Your PC Brothers

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That’s right — along with the news today of the Hammerlock DLC release, Aspyr announced that Borderlands 2 has gone cross-platform, meaning you can now play the game online with those who own the PC version of the game.

This is a pretty big deal, since there simply aren’t nearly as many Mac players as there are on Windows machines, and forming parties with other players adds a huge chunk  [Read More…]

More Big Borderlands 2 News: Now Quest Forth Alongside Your PC Brothers

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That’s right — along with the news today of the Hammerlock DLC release, Aspyr announced that Borderlands 2 has gone cross-platform, meaning you can now play the game online with those who own the PC version of the game.

This is a pretty big deal, since there simply aren’t nearly as many Mac players as there are on Windows machines, and forming parties with other players adds a huge chunk  [Read More…]

Facebook iOS App Updated With Faster News Feed And Photo Uploading To Specific Album

Today Facebook released an update to its popular iOS app that brings multiple speed improvements and a new feature. Version 5.3 speeds up the timeline profile view for the iPhone, and the News feed now loads even faster on both iPhone and iPad.

A new addition greatly improves the photo uploading experience in Facebook’s app. You can finally choose a specific album to upload to from your device’s Camera Roll. Finally.

Facebook  [Read More…]

Improved Tablet UI For Google News Begins Rolling Out To U.S. Users

Google is finally getting around to updating the Google News experience for tablet users. While this change most likely has to do with the surge in Nexus tablet sales, it’s a welcomed update for all. Tablet users (yes, even you iPad users) will now enjoy a more intuitive experience when catching up on current news via the Google News website.

Google highlights changes that include:

You can find new articles,  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s Top News Story On Bing For 2012 Was The iPhone 5

You may have forgotten, but Microsoft actually owns a search engine. It’s called Bing. Today Microsoft released the top Bing searches from 2012, and the results include events like the birth of Beyonce’s baby alongside celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber.

Interestingly, the top news story of the year wasn’t the U.S. presidential election or the summer Olympics. It was the iPhone 5. Microsoft must be so proud.

The election and  [Read More…]

Gobble Gobble This Week’s Best Apple News On Our Thanksgiving Edition CultCast

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While you all were picking the choicest dark and white turkey meats for your plates and piling high glistening mountains of mashed potatoes, we here at Cult of Mac were stuck in our broadcasting dungeons recording another brand new CultCast, cause guess what? We’re just. That. Professional.

Ok so we actually recorded Wednesday. But with so much great Apple news and topics to cover this week, we just had to hop  [Read More…]

NextDraft: This Is Your Next News App [Review]

Hi Dave

Meet Dave. Here he is. Dave Pell. He writes one of the best internet newsletters there is, and now his newsletter is an app called NextDraft.

If you’ve not encountered him before (what internet have you been on?), there’s something you need to know about Dave.

It’s this: Dave’s been doing this for years. He’s prolific. He’s been writing witty, topical, clever stuff at a variety of websites and  [Read More…]

Hurricane Sandy Gave Navigation, News, Finance Apps A Massive Boost… But Not Weather?

Use of weather apps actually decreased during Hurricane Sandy.

When Hurricane Sandy left millions of people across the East Coast of the United States without electricity, portable, battery-powered devices like smartphones and tablets were all they had to rely on. Not only did they provide a means of entertainment, but they also allowed those affected by the storm to follow the latest news and weather information.

With that being the case, Sandy  [Read More…]

Summly: Actually Quite Good News Summaries For Free [Review]

Nick says hi. Hi Nick.

Meet Nick. Nick D’Aloisio. He’s 17, lives in London, and his new news app Summly is attracting quite a lot of interest over in the UK. It seems to me that most of the media coverage is because of Nick’s age than the app he’s created. So let’s take a closer look at that app and see what all the fuss is about.

Summly is a  [Read More…]

Siri’s Reaction To The News That Scott Forstall Is No Longer With Apple [Comic]

 

Unaware of Scott Forstall’s recent exit from Apple, Siri will tell you that information on Forstall can be found on Apple.com, even though Apple already moved him from the Executive Profiles page.

Somebody’s got to break it to Siri that her buddy Scott is gone, and who better than Tim Cook, Jony Ive, and Phil Schiller. In their latest comic, Joy of Tech imagines what that awkward conversation with Siri  [Read More…]