Welcome your new overlords Everyone loves a success story, and Popcap’s Plants vs Zombies (for iPhone/iPod or iPad) was certainly that. When released in 2009, many considered it to be the first truly killer game for iPhone. Easy to learn, tons of content, and cute as the dickens, PvZ even showed up in Apple’s iPad TV […]
Archives for August 2013
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good […]
Have you ever wondered how apps get made? In Part 2 of our exclusive series, we’re going to learn what it takes to build an app, exactly how it’s done, and how to make the hard decisions.
The more your iPhone finds itself woven into your personal lifestyle, the more vulnerable you are to security compromises of any kind. On the one hand, apps and websites are trying to grab hold of your data (sometimes without permission). On the other hand, your phone could be snatched right out of your hand by […]
Steve Jobs, genius that he was could at times get things wrong, a fact that even he grudgingly admitted occasionally. One such thing was his stance on what would become the iPad mini. According to forbes.com in the first quarter of 2013 alone the iPad mini made up 55% of the 19.5 million iPads sold. […]
Ah, Siri. Some hate her, some love her. The ones that get the most out of Siri know exactly what she can and can’t do. Here’s a cheat sheet to everything Siri’s capable of — and some of it is sure to surprise you.
We at AppleGazette are big fans of IFTTT. It makes automating tasks super simple, and works with tons of great apps and social networks. Here are 10 IFTTT recipes every Apple owner should use.
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that many of us have this mindset of “free”. That is, people don’t like paying for things, especially apps. Just the other day, I read some comments about Plants vs Zombies 2 and the fact that while the game is awesome, it sucks that one has […]
With the controversial Jobs movie arriving in theaters today, let’s take a look at the five men who’ve portrayed Steve Jobs on camera.
Here’s a new development from Apple that could be a sign that the company is cooking up something new. Apple has recently acquired a startup company, Matcha.tv. The company developed a second-screen mobile app and web-based service. It basically offers a number of features to complement TV viewing. This includes comprehensive TV listings, recommendations based […]
Apple’s done a nice job of adding more and more streaming media services to Apple TV since its inception in 2007. But we want more. Here are 7 services we want on our Apple TVs, stat.
Six years ago, the iPhone came along and changed mobile computing forever. It boasted wildly revolutionary technology that we thought was impossible at the time. What impossible technologies will iPhones boast in another six years or more?
[Updated: December 17, 2014] Everybody knows you can get loads of free apps from the App Store. But what about the rest of iTunes? There are free TV shows, ebooks, music, and more — if you know where to look.
In the market for smart devices or smart objects? They’re all the rage at Kickstarter. Check out this week’s batch now.
Apple is not a new company, but they’ve been getting some new attention lately. It’s not about a product line or Steve Jobs’s legacy or anything shiny like that. In fact, Apple (and other tech companies) are catching heat for their impact on the environment. It takes immense amounts of energy to manufacture their products […]