Our friends over at Hang w/, the live-streaming video social media platform, have announced that they’ll be working with the South by Southwest Interactive to present 50 Cent in an exclusive and official South by Southwest concert at Austin’s historic at 1100 Warehouse tonight, March 11, at 8pm.
Vevo has announced that it will be partnering with Apple to stream this week’s iTunes Festival at SXSW. The video and entertainment platform will be limited to the same streaming options offered by Apple’s own iTunes Festival coverage, which includes Apple TV, iOS Apps, and the Mac.
Microsoft is reported to be prepping a new version of its Office for Mac productivity suite for shipping later this year. This will be the first major update for the suite in nearly four years. Now that the new version is apparently on its way, the question remains, will anyone care?
Apple had a busy day today, as in addition to iOS 7.1, they also released a new version of their Remote app for iOS. The update, version 4.2, allows users to browse previously purchased movies and TV episodes from the iOS app for playback on the Apple TV.
As a special weekend treat, MacTrast has teamed up with friend of the site and contributing review writer Chris Rauschnot (@24k), to give away five codes for Machinarium for iOS.
If you consume coffee, energy drinks, or caffeinated carbonated beverages, Jawbone has the app for you. “UP Coffee” is the first product from Jawbone Labs, and it’s billed as the simplest way to understand how caffeine affects your sleep patterns.
Apple has updated its iTunes Festival to version 5.0, just ahead of the SXSW iTunes Festival, which is set for kickoff next Tuesday, March 11th. Oh, and it doesn’t require iOS 7.1 to work.
We’ve seen iPhone accessories that can check your blood pressure, monitor your heart rate, and even take an electrocardiogram (ECG). But now there’s a thin, ultra-light iPhone case that can do all that and more. Enter: Wello.
Apple is continuing to offer freebies via its Apple Store app on the iPhone, as this time the freebies are musical in nature.
Popular tasks and to-do list app Clear is free for the next 24 hours in the iOS App Store. Realmac, maker of the popular tasks and to-do list apps Clear+ and Clear, has elected to return to a single universal Clear app.
While Xbox Live is usually though of as a service that connects the Xbox consoles, Windows PCs, and Windows Phones, Microsoft has also been working to entrench its popular service into iOS and Android devices.
We’ve teamed up with our friends at Macphun to give away 5 codes for Focus 2 for The Mac – The excellent photo editing app that allows you to highlight the most important subjects on your photos, shift perspective and easily create selective focus, lens blur, motion blur and tilt-shift effects.
Apple and Google are reported to be meeting with the European Commission to discuss concerns over in-App purchases. The EU would like both companies to provide solutions to protect customers from errant costly in-app purchases made in the most part by children.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the launch of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.
Macphun Software has announced the release of Focus 2 Pro, an upgrade to the company’s popular Focus 2 software. The Pro version allows photographers to access new features such as motion blur and advanced fine-tuning for blur and focus areas.
After pissing of, well, pretty much everyone, with their effort to trademark the word “candy,” the company behind Candy Crush Saga is backing off from their absurd effort to trademark the word in the U.S. However, in Europe…