Apps News

NFL Now Channel Coming to Apple TV

Posted on 04/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

The NFL Now, a new service from the National Football League, will be launching this month, and it will reportedly be coming to the Apple TV via a dedicated app, according to an image of the app taken by an NFL employee.


Popular Music Identification App Shazam Comes to The Mac

Posted on 31/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

Popular music identification app Shazam has finally made it to the Mac. The app sits quietly in your menu bar, listening for music it can identify. When it recognizes a piece of music, it alerts you with a notification, informing you as to the name of the song and the artist performing it.


Popcorn Time’s Torrents Streamer to Get AirPlay Support

Posted on 29/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

Popcorn Time, the somewhat questionable service that allows you to stream movie torrents just like they were Netflix content, is adding another great feature to their Mac and PC clients. The service will soon add AirPlay ability to both clients, allowing viewing of the torrents on your Apple TV.


MacTrast Deals – Flip PDF For Mac: Create Eye-Catching Digital Media Publications

Posted on 29/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

Sure, PDF has had its day, and it’s been a good run. But today you need more than just a static PDF file to grab readers’ attention. Enter Flip PDF for Mac, a powerful flip book creator that allows users to quickly and easily convert ordinary PDF files into mobile friendly, eye-catching digital media with engaging page-flipping effects.


Hilton Hotels to Allow Use of Your iPhone as a Hotel Room Key Next Year

Posted on 28/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

If standing in line at a hotel to check-in isn’t your idea of a good time, (and if it is, what the hell is wrong with you?), the latest news from the Hilton hotel chain will be welcome news. Starting next year, you’ll be able to avoid the front desk completely, by checking in electronically, and using your iPhone as your room key.


How To Move Your iTunes Library to an External Drive

Posted on 25/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

If you’re like me, you may find your hard drive getting a little crowded sometimes. What seemed like a huge amount of space a year or so ago, suddenly seems cramped. One of the biggest space hogs for hard drives is your iTunes library. In this article, we’re going to show you how to move your iTunes directory to an external drive.


How To Use iBooks on OS X Mavericks

Posted on 24/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

The debut of OS X Mavericks brought Apple’s e-book reader, iBooks, to the Mac platform. iBooks for OS X allows you to read books, textbooks, graphic novels and more previously only available on iOS devices.