This week’s featured project is a little different. I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for robots. Heck, I’m a geek, big surprise right? I also have another soft spot for programming. I am all for teaching beginning programming to kids in school. Here’s a project that combines both: Sparki – The Easy Robot for Everyone!
Earlier, we told you about a major new update to Pixelmator, a popular and affordable Photoshop competitor for Mac. The update introduced over 100 new features – and Pixelmator’s customers were swift to show their appreciation by downloading over 500,000 copies of Pixelmator 2.2 in just one week!
Skype release a significant update to their Mac video client this week, adding a number of improvements and fixes. I’m particularly thrilled with the improved chat scrolling, which fixes a gripe I have had with Skype for Mac for a long time.
As Intel CEO Paul Otellini steps down from his post today, The Atlantic has published a lengthy profile of the outgoing CEO. In the article, Otellini reveals what might have been: He says that he personally shot down a chance to put Intel processors inside the original Apple iPhone.
Apple has apparently decided it will no longer be a part of any desire Facebook users may have to “Bang With Friends,” and has removed the slightly notorious app from the App Store.
Sony and Warner are reported to be holding out on signing a deal with Apple for their streaming music service, even though market king Universal had agreed to terms. Now, many are wondering how did Google announce its own music service ahead of Apple?
The U.S. Air Force’s purchase of 18,000 iPads for use as electronic flight bags could save the armed forces branch more than $50 million over the next 10 years.
In his interview with Politico, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some new information about the new “Built in the USA” Mac model that will be officially announced later this year. Cook says that not only will the new machine be assembled in the U.S., it will use many components from domestic suppliers as well.
Availability of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air has begun to dry up at major authorized retail sellers, leading to speculation that the ultraportable notebook just might possibly be due for an impending product refresh.
The CW television network announced on Thursday that it’s content will soon be available for streaming on Apple’s popular Apple TV. The CW was previousl available on Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox platforms.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday that Apple devices running iOS 6 or later have been approved for access to its secure government networks.
Mere weeks after the launch of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, It’s being reported that Apple is attempting to add the device to the patent lawsuit already underway against Samsung in the United States.
Most of the changes in the iPhone 5S and improvements are likely to be under the hood. Numerous part leaks over the past months have clued us in to some of the likely internal changes – including a new set from BGR, showing significant internal changes, a new vibration motor, and multiple colors of Micro-SIM slots.
We told you earlier this week that ABC was preparing to stream live TV via its iOS app to users residing in New York City and Philadelphia. Today the updated ABC app has hit the App Store, and it marks the first time a major network has offered an experience like this in an app.
Apple has just released a significant update to iTunes, version 11.0.3, featuring a completely redesigned MiniPlayer, a gorgeous new “Songs View” that highlihgts album artwork, better support for multi-disc albums, and more. My favorite part is that the new MiniPlayer can be expanded to show an entire playlist!
Apple is paying shareholders a slightly larger quarterly dividend than previously announced. Thursday, the company will be distributing over $2.867 billion in $3.05 per share payments across the company’s 940 million outstanding shares.