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There's a growing market for iPhone- and iPad-based card-swiping systems, like those offered by Square. PayPal recently announced that it's launching its own card reader and app for iOS; it joins a sector that also includes big players like VeriFone’s Payware and Intuit’s GoPayment. We survey the field.
Comixology's Comics app is about to be updated with support for high-resolution graphics for the third-generation iPad.
Released to the App Store Wednesday, promises to alert users whenever there's a report that thieves may have accessed their bank accounts, credits cards, or Social Security number. The free mobile offering also includes a number of tools for protecting identity.
Adobe has announced that its DPS publishing tool will be able to produce content at the 2048 by 1536 pixel resolution of the new iPad soon.
It's an unsurprising round-up today, with an Apple partner that won't say "boo," a win for everybody's favorite company, and graphics looking better on a higher resolution displays.
While reading ebooks on your iOS devices is fairly pleasant, thanks to Apple's iBooks app, the company has yet to release any such program for the Mac. To fill this void, Tidbits Publishing and Stairways Software have collaborated to create Bookle, a DRM-free ePub reader.
John Browett masqueraded as an ordinary salesman, The Daily reveals its subscriber numbers, and a former Apple product manager unveils the not-so-secret secrets of the iPhone's development.
Version 5.0 of Tappr.TV was on display at this week's Macworld | iWorld show. The latest version of the music visualization creator for the iPhone and iPad adds voice controls to augment the existing touch interface.
This week at Macworld|iWorld, we host the Macworld Live stage where you can see interviews with some of your favorite tech personalities and developers. Here's the schedule.
TurboTax has launched an expanded suite of iOS apps that allow you estimate your tax refund, file your taxes, and track the status of your returns.
Ford's first all-electric passenger vehicle, the Focus Electric, will feature a smartphone app that can help drivers keep track of when the car is being charged remotely.
ThemePark GPS Magic Kingdom-Orlando is an iOS app that provides maps, voice navigation, and more for visiting the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. It also has a GPS location tool to help find your friends and family members while visiting the park.
NORAD, which each year tracks Santa's progress as the jolly man delivers gifts around the globe, is now offering iOS apps for kids to stay informed about Mr. Claus's journey.
Jason Snell interviews comic-book author Greg Pak, who earlier this year released a free three-issue comic about the intersection of technology and societal change.
Roku, whose devices play streaming Internet video on the television, has unveiled a new app to let you use your iPhone as a remote control for its systems.