Apple has put a spotlight the apps receiving the biggest changes in iOS 5, like Safari, Messages, and Mail. But there are still many improvements in the iOS's other built-in apps. Here are some of goodies awaiting you in iOS 5’s versions of Maps, Weather, FaceTime, Contacts, Music, and Video.
Though Jobs is gone, his hands have undoubtably shaped Apple: his hires, his management style, his spirit. And with his company, he has shaped all of us, too. Macworld staff editor Serenity Caldwell muses over Jobs's continuing legacy.
We've heard a lot about iOS 5's keynote features, both on-stage and on Apple's iOS 5 website. But as the company hints, it's packed more than 200 other improvements and hidden gems into the operating system. Here's a look at some new features you may not have heard about.
I know, I know. You've read about the iPhone 4S all day. But you just can't get enough! Don't you worry your pretty little heads: The remainders for Tuesday, October 4, 2011 are happy to serve another helping.
Following its preview at WWDC in June, iCloud received an official debut date, October 12, at Tuesday's Let’s Talk iPhone Apple event. Apple also introduced a new app called Find My Friends, for connecting with friends and family.
You can now make the same kinds of cards you know and love from iPhoto on your iOS device, thanks to the new Cards app, announced at Apple's Let’s Talk iPhone event on Tuesday.
Tomorrow's the big day, and boy, are people fired up: There's the Siri co-founder who's convinced it will change the world, the company willing to fork over billions to play a part, and the familiar face that may not be able to stay away. I don't know about you, but the remainders for Monday, October 3, 2011 have fallen prey to the hype.
Tuesday's Apple event will almost certainly center around iOS 5 and the iPhone, as both rumors and fact have intimated. But what about Apple's other planned fall unveiling, iCloud? Here's a quick refresher on what Apple has planned for its cloud-based offerings.
While you may not have the artistic dedication (or bankroll) to warrant picking up one of Wacom's Cintiq or Intuos tablets, you don't have to feel left out: The company's freshly updated Bamboo line offers three different affordable tablets for hobbyists, photo enthusiasts, and beginning artists.
It's the end of the week, and there's plenty to spy: press events, source code support, and patent fights, oh my! The remainders for Friday, September 23, 2011 are seeking something blue.
A recent blog post from security research firm F-Secure announces the discovery of another up-and-coming Trojan horse, which poses as a PDF file but secretly installs a backdoor app.
Backing up has become quite easy in recent years thanks to online services like CrashPlan. Now, if you're a CrashPlan+ or Pro subscriber, you can even access files from your iOS device, thanks to a pair of free apps released Friday.
Apple's primary focus on Tuesday may have been the 10.0.1 Final Cut Pro X update, but Compressor and Motion haven't been left out in the cold. Both applications have received updates, to versions 4.0.1 and 5.0.1 respectively, and the company has additionally released a package of ProApps QuickTime Codecs for all three applications.
If you've been skeptical over Apple's ground-up rewrite of Final Cut Pro, Tuesday's 10.0.1 update may well spur you to give the software another shot: The company has not only restored several much-needed features for professionals within the application, it's also offering non-linear editors a free 30-day trial and PDF booklet to help transition from Final Cut Studio.
If you haven't yet experienced the wonder of thinking with portals, there's never been a better time to start: Valve has made Portal free for the Mac and PC until September 20 as part of its "Learn with Portals" initiative.