Here we are in the middle of National Novel Writing Month, (Or, “NaNoWriMo” as it’s known to the cool kids), so we figured we’d give a little nudge to the aspiring writers in our audience by suggesting a few Mac Apps that can help you get your thoughts in place, plan your plotlines, and keep your mind on your writing.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TV on November 22, 1963 rocked the United States and its citizens to the very core. I have always had a special interest in the assassination, even though I was just a small child of four. President Kennedy’s death affected the entire decade of the 1960s.
Google’s subscription music service app – Google Play Music – has arrived on the iPhone, some six months after it was initially promised. Google is also offering a free one-month trial of its subscription service.
Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.5.1. The professional photo editing and cataloging app’s update includes fixes for face detection, white balance, and more.
Apple has had a busy day today, with updates to iOS 7.0.4, Apple TV, and the iTunes U and iBooks iOS apps. Now they’ve unleashed new features for iWork for iCloud.
Apple has redesigned its iBooks app for iOS, giving it a “beautiful new design for iOS 7.” The updated app includes a completely remodeled iBookstore.
Sony has released the PlayStation App for iPhone, which acts as a companion app for the company’s soon to be released (November 15) gaming console. The app allows PlayStation 4 users to interact via chats with friends, watch other users play games, buy games, and more.
Good news for the iOS app developers in our audience, as multiple developers on Twitter report that Apple has recently doubled the number of promo codes that developers can use to promote their apps to reviewers, family and friends.
Smartwatch maker Pebble announced last Wednesday that they had submitted their iOS 7 notifications app update to theApp Store, and today it has been approved and is available for download.
While Apple Maps didn’t exactly have a great start, with numerous bugs reported in its early months of life, new data from ComScore shows users have warmed up to the app, with Google Maps as the big loser.
With iOS 7, Apple has introduced the concept of automatic updates. It’s a great feature, and in most cases it’s something you want to leave enabled. But did you know you can still control whether or not your iOS device installs the latest app updates? Here’s how.
Web-based automation and productivity service IFTTT (If This Then That) has announced an update to its iOS app. The update adds better integration with Reminders and Photos, added swipe gestures, and more.
Apple released an update for its music and audio app GarageBand for the Mac, version 10.0.1 Late Wednesday. The update fixes “a number of minor issues.”
We’ve been fans of Radium for a while here at MacTrast, having reviewed several versions of their great streaming radio app for both Mac and iOS. Arguably, the very best part about Radium is the dead-simple minimalist nature of the interface. Coupled with a full set of features, that’s a combo that is hard to resist.
Following Apple’s revamp of their iWork office suites for both iOS and OS X, many long-time iWork users found that several features they had used in previous versions were now missing. Apple has good news for those users.
In the fall of 2012, Apple introduced the ability to purchase Apple gift cards via the iPhone Apple Store app, which could then be shared via email to family and friends. The gift cards could also be used with the Passbook app that debuted as part of iOS 6 the same year.