While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearables health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device thatll produce a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology.
Apple retained its crown as the number one handset manufacturer among consumers in the U.S., while Googles Android operating system remained the number one platform, according to comScores latest MobiLens and Mobile Metrix reports. These figures measure smartphone ownership and
Just released earlier tonight, Apples OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta appears to have built-in support that enables all compatible 4K displays to be set at a Retina resolution, with an option for 60Hz output. The compatibility was first discovered by
Apple today updated its iTunes Festival app to version 5.0, ahead of next weeks SXSW iTunes Festival, which kicks off on Tuesday, March 11. The iTunes Festival app shows up in the iTunes Store with a revamped icon and is
Apples CarPlay feature, introduced earlier this week, may be able to be installed in older vehicles, according to new information from Mercedes-Benz. The car company has told 9to5Mac that it is working on an after-market solution for previous cars, that
Apple announced CarPlay earlier this week at the Geneva Auto Show, bringing Siri-powered messaging, voice calling and streaming music to the car dashboard. Brian Lakamp, president of Digital for Clear Channel
Earlier this week, Apple announced its new CarPlay technology, which opens the door for easier hands-free calling, text messaging and navigation while driving. Consumers may be enthusiastic about this in-car technology, but auto safety experts are concerned about its contribution
Cloud gaming company OnLive was revived today with the announcement of two new gaming services, including CloudLift and OnLive Go. CloudLift is a subscription service that allows users to play digital games, such as those from Steam, on any device,
Apples new chip partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun production on the next-generation A8 chip destined for the iPhone 6 later this year, according to a report from Taiwans
Corning Glass senior vice president Tony Tripeny spoke critically of sapphire as a material for displays during a question and answer session at the recent Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference (Via Seeking Alpha and CNET). His responses reiterate
Last October, Apple filed a motion seeking sanctions against Samsung and its outside lawyers, accusing both of unlawfully sharing sensitive data about Apples 2011 patent license agreement with Nokia. Specifically, the motion stated that a Samsung executive informed Nokia that
Apple will cease production of the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro later this year in favor of its thinner Retina notebooks, according to a new report from DigiTimes. The 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro, which last saw an update in June 2012,
Apples newly unveiled CarPlay iOS vehicle integration system, which allows an iPhone to take over the in-dash display of a car, has been designed to work with BlackBerrys QNX operating system. The QNX Car Platform powers many in-car infotainment systems
Following yesterdays announcement of Apples new CarPlay iOS vehicle integration and the release of promotional materials from launch partners Volvo and Mercedes-Benz, more details are arriving today with Apple participating in Ferraris launch at the Geneva Motor Show.
Apple today announced the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer will leave Apple in September of this year and will be succeeded by Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of
According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apples iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about
An easy to use new "Remote Administration Tool" malware package for Android offers to infect users, steal their photos and text messages, secretly capture audio or video, record their calls, download their web browser history and steal their email, Facebook
Smartphone buyers in the U.S. continue to flock toward Apple as the iPhone maker saw its marketshare tick upward to 41.6 percent --?nearly as much as its four closest competitors combined --?for the three months ending in January, according to
Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Asus has reportedly shelved plans to release a new Transformer tablet that would allow consumers to run both Microsofts Windows and Googles Android operating systems on the same device after Google voiced opposition to the move.
It appears that Apple will be enabling additional support for 4K displays with the latest OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, with people familiar with the beta reporting support for so-called pixel-doubling, 60Hz refresh rates with late-2013 MacBook Pros and more.
A short video clip posted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus official YouTube page on Thursday shows the leader meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the companys headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
Amazon on Wednesday released Amazon Seller, an iOS app that acts as a portable toolbox for merchants with accounts with the Internet sales giant to initiate sales, manage products and communicate with customers.
Figures compiled by device insurance firm ProtectCell indicate that owners of Apples iPhone suffer fewer broken screens and other device problems requiring replacement, but are far more likely to having their products stolen.
Apple has been given final approval to start its San Francisco flagship store project, which will involve the demolition of a standing building, surrounding environment renovations and construction of a building adhering to a new design style.
Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this weeks announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications
Apple is moving toward the March 31 deadline for complying with the terms of its settlement with the FTC over in-app purchases, and the company is alleged to have run into technical difficulties when implementing changes to the iOS App
A pair of newly released patent applications detail potential future capabilities for Apple devices, with the first detailing a system by which two devices could be paired using biometric information, like a fingerprint, while the second details a method to
Digital comic book seller ComiXology, whose iPad application is consistently one of the top grossing options on Apples App Store, informed users on Thursday that it was victim to a security breach, and users must reset their passwords.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent filing describing a unique mobile device feature that can automatically request assistance if it is determined that a user is in distress.
Just as we did last month, Macworld staffers got together to chat about the best apps they’ve been using recently. Here are some that have recently captured our imaginations (and perhaps a spot on our homescreens), whether they’re tiny apps
iHome’s $150 DL100 (which the company describes as a “Triple Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio with Two Lightning Docks and USB Charge/Play for iPad/iPhone and iPod”) is cooler in concept than in practice. It’s a fine clock, a fine charging
When the power grid is close at hand, most smartphones and tablets have no problem lasting through a full day. But take that plentiful electricity away, and keeping our gadgets going becomes more difficult—despite many recent advancements, battery technology hasn’t
The basic Calculator app that comes with iOS is good for simple calculations, and if you rotate your phone into landscape orientation, it even provides some rudimentary scientific-calculator functions. But if it’s a full-featured scientific calculator you seek—or if you’d
Pay a visit to Victorinox’s website, and you’ll find that the manufacturer of the legendary Swiss Army Knife offers models with as few as seven implements, as as many as 80. Neither is right for everyone.Similarly, Mac utilities can range
A recent surge of worthy new email clients offers Mac users some of the best choices they’ve ever had for managing their mail. With a panoply of clever features and new ideas, these contenders have also mounted a serious challenge
Shay is stuck on a spaceship that’s smothering him in cozy, childish comfort. Vella’s not wild about her family’s plans to sacrifice her to a giant monster in order to save their village. Though they live in different worlds, both
Laptops are often used like desktop computers, with external devices such as displays, hard drives, and printers plugged into the ports. When you need to use your laptop as a mobile device, you have to spend time plugging and unplugging
Over the past year, I’ve seen more and more photo collages pop up on my social media timelines. Some folks use iOS apps such as Frontback for an automatic front camera/back camera collage, while others manually put multiple pictures together
The best reading apps vanish before your very eyes, letting you immerse yourself in a sea of words and stories, forgetting for the moment about beveled edges or highlighted buttons. And though Quote-Unquote Apps’s
A few years back a world without Quicken as the mainstay of personal finance apps would have been unimaginable. It was the go to application for managing personal finances on your Mac. Now it’s hard to imagine that world without
The Tomb Raider games have a long history of showing off the world-class acrobatics and survival skills of Lara Croft. But how did she get that way? In the new Tomb Raider (Mac App Store link) Square Enix reboots the
Way back in the 6th grade, my family couldn’t afford a computer, but my teachers started to assign school papers that, ideally, would be typed on a typewriter—or, if that wasn’t an option, neatly handwritten. Both were painful processes that
I’ll be the first to admit that it’s difficult to get excited by a smartphone mount. It sticks to something and holds your phone—whoopie. But I’ve been using iMagnet’s $25 iMagnet Mount for Smartphone for a while, and I’m impressed.Instead
You’re a masked lord of Waterdeep.No, bear with me here. Waterdeep, the legendary city of Dungeons & Dragons’s Forgotten Realms, is a bustling metropolis, run by secretive lords with their own agendas, who are more often than not engaged in
We love iOS apps, but there’s a lot of junk and cruft out there. Our Staff Picks column separates the great from the mediocre, offering our expert advice on the best apps, games, tools, and programs in the iOS App
Adam Audio’s F5 Active Nearfield Monitor is the smallest member of the company’s F-Series family, which caters to the entry-level pro audio market. Advertised as near-field monitors and priced at $250 per speaker, two F5s make impressive companions on a
A HTTP new remote access toolkit (RAT) that is cause for concern has surfaced according to Symantec which makes turning legitimate apps into malware easier than before. The program Dendroid (tagged as Android.Dendoroid
A class action lawsuit brought forward by Attorney Generals for 33 states over price fixing for dynamic random access memory (DRAM) has reached a settlement with manufacturers agreeing to pay out $310 million
Networking hardware producer, TrendNet, is now shipping its new Extreme Performance AC1900 (TEW-818DRU) wireless router. Powered by a 1 GHz processor, high power radio amplifiers for extended wireless coverage, and Gigabit Wireless AC
Ubisoft has announced that its game Assassins Creed Pirates has been updated for iOS and Android devices. The update includes a new map area and campaign missions, with three new secondary missions and
Apple grew its share among US smartphone owners during the last quarter to 41.6 percent, according to new comScore data. Data polled between October and January shows that Apple advanced 1 percentage point.
Third-party insurance firm ProtectCell has issued a report based on its two million policies with various mobile device owners, saying that while iPhone users are 46 percent less likely than other platform smartphone
A stitch in timeThis weeks iPad-case roundup goes from leather to cloth, from premium plastic to space-age composites, all with the goal of keeping your tablet safe and looking its best wherever you go.Bear
Gmail gets betterThe latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.Battle Supremacy
Don’t worry about diving into the madness that is your RSS feed: We’ve got you covered. Here are some of the more prominent Apple stories making the rounds this Thursday.Caltech and NYU economists call for Apple ebooks trial verdict to
Stands that deliverThis weeks roundup of accessories includes two stands (one for the iPhone, one for the iPad) that will make your iOS-using life easier. Weve also got the usual assortment of Bluetooth speakers, as
Apple financial conference calls will start to sound a little different later this year, as the company announced on Tuesday that chief financial officer and senior vice president Peter Oppenheimer will retire, effective the end of September.Oppenheimer, who first started
There’s plenty of back and forth about whether Apple’s recently announced CarPlay, which will arrive in some vehicles later this year, will combat distracted driving or just make it worse. But there’s one implication of CarPlay that actually gives me
Just DandyKeyboards feature prominently in this weeks iPad-case roundup, with plenty of options for writers of all stripes. For everyone else, we have a few other specimens of protective goodness made, as their manufacturers
Apple’s annual shareholder meeting is one of its most un-Apple-like gatherings. Attendance is limited to company shareholders and press, CEO Tim Cook and other executives often take questions, and attendees are asked to not take their electronic devices into the
Security is an extra-hot topic these days, as all sorts of government agencies short on letters but long on budgets keep getting accused of spying on their own citizens, and debates rage on whether what look like accidental bugs may
Abraham Lincoln, sentient cheeseburger hunterThis week’s roundup of apps includes a game that features world historical figures facing off against zombies, werewolves, and fast food. There are also offerings for music lovers, nature admirers,
For your edification (and in consideration of your valuable time) we’ve rounded up some of the most prominent stories making the rounds this Thursday morning.Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And EducationDespite its products’ popularity in
What do fixes for critical security vulnerabilities, improvements to mail delivery, and new FaceTime features have in common? Well, they’re all in OS X 10.9.2, which arrived on Tuesday. It’s available in the Updates tab of the Mac App Store,
Richard Crone had been on the road a few days recently when his smartphone did something unexpected: It started sending him special-offer coupons for breakfast at Starbucks.Why the sudden largesse? Well, Crone has the Starbucks mobile payment app installed on
You never know, this year the Daylight Saving Time switch might work out differently -- but why take the chance? Over the years, Apples iOS platform has run into a few hurdles when it comes to handling
Block Fortress: War debuted in the App Store this week and is the latest offering from development house Foursaken Media. Building upon the success of Block Fortress, the new Block Fortress: War game adds a real-time strategy
For cats, Macs are devices to keep warm next to. Bryn Behrenshausens lovely cat Mater has his choice of Apple products to cuddle up to, including a new Apple AirPort Express, an iPad, and an iMac. Bryn
Apple has entered into an agreement with Russias Megafon, which has committed to purchase at least 750,000 iPhones over the next three years. Megafon, which is Russias second-biggest carrier, signed on in January. In addition, Reuters reports
Dreaming is what technology companies are supposed to do. They think about the future, and then build it. In 1995, Apple was looking at the world ahead and released a promotional video to educators laying
Soundmarks (free) is a fascinating audio recorder app. When you start and stop a recording, the app marks that point, making it easy to return to it. Think of it as an audio bookmark. The really creative
Edifier makes some amazing Bluetooth speakers, and the latest to come out of the company are the Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speakers. The US$199 speakers are smaller and less expensive than the striking Spinnaker speakers
Its time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections.TUAWs Daily DealsThe Bluetooth Shower Speaker On
Yesterday, the fantastic iOS port of Knights of the Old Republic received full MFi controller support and cloud save functionality that lets you transfer progress from one device to another (like when you upgrade your iPad, for
Ukulele Toolkit from EUM lab (US$2.99, universal) is an essential iPhone app for those who play. This handy, great-looking app offers a metronome, a tuner, chord charts and more. Ive been using it for months and just
Yesterday Apple released the first beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers. At the time of its release Apple didnt note any changes in the beta beyond asking developers to concentrate on Graphics Drivers and Audio.
Typing math problems in calculator can be tedious, especially when you have complex equations to solve. If you want to write out your problems instead, then you need to check out MyScript Calculator from Vision Objects.MyScript Calculator
Apples little iPad has no shortage of ways to be protected from the elements. There are cases, waterproof cases, keyboard cases, sleeves, and more from a variety of manufacturers. However, some of the cases and sleeves leave
Feel like smashing some glass? How about throwing pinballs to do it? Well, you can do both in this week’s pick: Smash Hit by Mediocre Games, a free-to-play glass-shattering endless run through some of the prettiest yet most fragile obstacle…Read
Apple Fanboy One Percenters (if such a thing exists) looking for new real estate might be tempted to scoop up the open condo next to Tim Cook, but if you’re looking for something more high-tech, with a bigger price tag,…Read
So you get a seriously racy iMessage from someone incredibly inappropriate, and you want to send it along to one of your close confidants. What do you do? It used to be that you’d tap the Edit button in Messages…Read
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just disclosed that mobile superhero fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us has gotten a big bad exclusively to the Android and iOS versions of the game: Darkseid. To celebrate, the game will…Read
This week Cult of Mac Magazine looks under the hood at Apple’s new CarPlay iOS 7. Called “smart and seamless” by those lucky enough to test it out behind the wheel of a Ferrari at the International Geneva Motor Show,…Read
The House That Mario Built isn’t any closer to bringing Zelda, Mario, Donkey Kong, and the others to iOS anytime soon, but what would Nintendo’s classic games look like if they were originally built for iOS? Rather than waiting for…Read
Men can be quite particular when it comes to their clothing and with so much being offered in stores, shopping can be nothing more than a headache. Luckily the app Dapper is an application that categorizes clothing for men to…Read
We’ve seen so many iWatch concepts that at this point we really just wish would Apple to show their cards, but here’s a concept of a traditional wristwatch we wouldn’t mind them aping a few features from. Gábor Balogh says…Read
ETA is all about telling you how far you are from your favorite places. It’ll also point out which direction they’re in, in case you have to know that at all times. But Maps will do that, too, so to…Read
I play a lot of games about getting one thing and maybe getting three other things along the way if I can (or feel like it). I just reviewed one Wednesday, in fact. But it’s a solid premise, and as…Read
Cult of Mac Deals has assembled a wide variety of promotional offers over the years, and this time around we’ve got two that will appeal to anyone who’s trying to learn more, build better-looking apps and workflows, and save money…Read
Have you ever wanted to create a quick video of yourself doing something interesting on your Mac? Need to show someone in another department how you manage your files, or the tagging system you employ using Mavericks? You can create…Read
The Plinth isn’t just a super-compact tablet stand — it’s an amusing party trick. Slide the sleek accessory out of your pocket or purse and into the hands of a friend and you’ll likely be met with a quizzical stare…Read
Hallelujah, iOS has come to the car! And on this week’s CultCast, we’ll tell you what we love and don’t about Apple’s new CarPlay-enabled automobiles. Plus: why Apple’s best years are still to come; why iOS 7.1 could drop at…Read
Remember the recent bizarre Steve Jobs statue, depicting what looked to be the decapitated head of Apple’s late CEO? Well, a new Steve Jobs sculpture may have it beaten in the weirdness stakes. Urban explorer Darmon Richter found the above…Read
Earlier this week Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Tim Cook for a lunch as part of his tour of the United States. In the aftermath of the Wednesday meeting, the Prime Minister uploaded a short video clip to his…Read
New retro-styled JRPG puzzle game Block Legend made it to the App Store today — and it’s accompanied by the most entertaining game trailer we’ve seen in ages. Inviting players to travel through a range of different lands fighting monsters…Read
According to a new report, iPhone users are 46% less likely than other smartphone owners to need a replacement device due to accidental damage — but 65% more likely to have their device stolen or lost. The insight comes from…Read
Award-winning Reuters photojournalism app The Wider Image has just been updated to version 3.0. Originally arriving on iOS platforms in October 2012, The Wider Image lets users explore the world through captivating visual stories from award-winning Reuters photojournalists. In addition…Read
Twitter’s video sharing social network Vine will no longer tolerate porn. In a new blog post, the company claimed that it has no problem with explicit sexual content on the Internet — they just prefer not to be the source…Read
Apple and Danish company GN ReSound have teamed up to introduce a hearing aid that’s compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, reports CNN.com. The LiNX hearing aid works with the accessibility options in iOS 7, letting users control it
In exploring some of the world’s tallest and most treacherous peaks, one new piece of equipment has become essential to mountaineers Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington: their iPad. Instead of relying on paper maps to prepare for their expeditions, they
Educators at one of Singapore’s top public high schools have found that using iPad in the classroom is helping students excel and changing the way they interact with their lessons. In 2011, Nanyang Girls’ High School launched a program to
Apple today announced that Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of Finance and corporate controller, will succeed Oppenheimer as CFO reporting to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple has announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter and safer way to use iPhone in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and access messages
For the fifth consecutive year, Apple has been named overall winner in Laptop Mag’s “Best and Worst Laptop Brands.” The magazine evaluated notebooks from nine manufacturers in a range of categories, from reviews and tech support to design and software.
Soundgarden will join an all-star lineup playing the iTunes Festival at SXSW on March 13, Apple has announced. The Seattle-based band will perform the entire “Superunknown” album to celebrate the recording’s 20th anniversary. The festival will be held March 11-15
The Apple iTunes Festival will make its U.S. debut March 11–15 at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The Festival features five nights of free concerts by amazing artists like Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, ZEDD, and more. Performances
FileMaker Inc. announced today that its FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone apps have surpassed 1 million downloads from the iTunes App Store. FileMaker Go is a free app that allows users to remotely interact with FileMaker databases. “Businesses are
On a recent visit to a middle school in Maryland, President Obama “wielded an iPad to help make a point about how he hopes to do more for schools without more funding from Congress,” according to a Reuters report. Obama
Fans can use iPhone and iOS to personalize their Super Bowl weekend experience, reports The New York Times’ Nick Wingfield in an article about the NFL’s iBeacon integration with the NFL Mobile app. At Times Square and MetLife Stadium, mobile
Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 28, 2013. The company posted record quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $14.50 per diluted share. The company sold 51
Apple has announced that iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe, and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch texts with dynamic, current, and interactive content to teachers and
In The Wall Street Journal, tech reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi describes how Apple is expanding its reach into the business market. “The iPhone has replaced the BlackBerry as the mobile phone of choice, as the iPad assumes tasks once reserved for
Yahoo Tech’s David Pogue looks at the all-new Mac Pro, calling it an “insanely powerful” computer designed for professional creative and scientific users. He’s impressed with its horsepower, noting that “every wire, every circuit, every chip has been designed for
Apple announced that customers spent over $10 billion on the App Store in 2013, including over $1 billion in December alone. App Store customers downloaded almost three billion apps in December, making it the most successful month in App Store
Liver surgery is a very complex operation, requiring extensive planning and research before a doctor ever enters the operating room. To help improve the process and minimize the risks of this delicate operation, doctors in Japan teamed up with a
At Palmaz Vineyards in Napa, California, iPad has improved the way the facility operates, from its vineyard to its tanks. Winemaker Christian Gastón Palmaz uses iPad to manage the vineyard and gather data that helps him make informed vine-tending decisions.
Apple announced that BEYONCÉ has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store worldwide with an unprecedented 828,773 albums sold in just its first three days. BEYONCÉ also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213
To stage a Broadway show, director and choreographer Jeff Whiting has to keep track of dozens of dancers and thousands of steps. He’s found that iPad is the best tool for the job. Whiting uses a “show bible” to chart