While numerous third-party keyboards have been released since Apple enabled them with the release of iOS 8, The DrawType Keyboard may be the most entertaining one so far. The new extension allows you to respond to messages with drawings in place of text.
Parallels, the company behind the great Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac that lets you run Windows, or almost any other Intel compatible platform on your Mac, has a great bundle offer for Black Friday week.
Strong device sales, driven by the debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, pushed Apple’s iOS App Store download numbers to record levels in October.
Apple has released an update to its GarageBand iOS music app that adds an option to purchase a special (GarageBand) RED Loop Pack. All proceeds from the pack, which is an exclusive collection of hundreds of new instrument loops, go to charity.
The Apple Store app has a great free app for those looking to go healthy for their holiday meals this season. The Whole Pantry combines whole food recipes with Lifestyle and Wellness Guides. The app is regularly $2.99, but it’s available free via the Apple Store app on your iPhone.
Squirrels has released the updated AirParrot 2 mirroring app for OS X and Windows. The popular screen mirroring app now offers the ability to mirror and stream to Chromecast devices, mirroring and streaming of audio only, and discovery by Bluetooth with the Apple TV version 3.
Apple has updated their web-based iWork for iCloud, adding support for up to eight new languages, and more than 50 new fonts to the cloud-based versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.
Popular productivity app “Things” for iOS is Apple’s “Free App of the Week.” This marks the first time Cultured Code’s task management app has been offered for free. The promotion will run for a week.
Software developer RelativeWave was just bought by Google, and has announced that its previously $80 mobile app prototyping software, Form is now available for free on the Mac App Store.
Apple has changed the “FREE” buttons for free apps in its App Store to now read “GET.” The change has taken place on both the iOS and Mac App Stores.
If you’re a Fitbit user who’s frustrated that they haven’t introduced Apple Health app compatibility, you’ll likely be very interested in Sync Solver, a new $0.99 app that just hit the App Store. The app automatically exports Fitbit data such as steps, weight, and sleep into the Health app.
It was last August when Google introduced a beta build of 64-bit Chrome for Mac to the world. After several months of testing, the company is ready to introduce a stable 64-bit version – Google Chrome 39 – to the public.
This one is for those who think it’s never too early to starting counting down the days to Christmas. Developer Johnny Ixe, developer of the incredibly useful DataMan apps, brings us “SNOWidget.”
Monument Valley is a fantastic, visually tricky, almost soothing puzzle game for iPhone and iPad. Navigate the princess through M.C. Escher inspired levels with out of this world physics
Sony is about to make its first real push into the streaming television arena with PlayStation Vue, a new service that will bring streaming video and other content to its PlayStation gaming consoles, and other devices, such as the iPad.
Microsoft has unveiled Skype for Web today. The new service, still in beta, allows video and voice calls via your browser, with no downloads or plugins required.