12/29/2013, Earlier this year a fellow called Edward Snowden made some earth shattering revelations about the various electronic spying programs of the NSA. The leaked documents listed a number of globally recognized companies such as Apple, Google and Yahoo, though the companies initially denied having any knowledge of the agency’s programs. Interest in encrypted messaging services surged after these revelations, which is when Cryptocat’s popularity reached new heights. iPhone users waiting […]
10/24/2013, So yesterday we reported on the possibility of a bug in the Mac App Store that allowed users running trial versions of the iWork suite (amongst other software) to upgrade to full versions for free. Well it turns out that the bug might not necessarily be a bug after all. This is according to J. Glenn Künzler over at MacTrast when he managed to upgrade his version of Aperture for […]
10/23/2013, While we discourage piracy and advocate that users should pay for the software they use, it seems that there is a bug in the Apple Mac App Store that is allowing iWork trial users to upgrade to the entire suite for free. This is according to a smattering of reports where users have found that despite running the 30-day iWork trial on their Mac computers, they are now able to […]
07/01/2013, The new OS X Mavericks update brings support for app subscriptions to Mac App Store. This feature was previously limited to iOS App Store.
03/24/2013, The Windows Store has finally crossed the 50,000 mark. It is now home to over 50,000 applications for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Despite that it is being reported that the number of apps being submitted to Windows Store is declining each month. Reportedly app submissions have slowed down substantially ever since Windows 8 was launched back in November 2012. To put things in perspective, the Mac App Store has […]
07/20/2012, Just last month, Apple launched the Retina-capable MacBook Pro, making it the first laptop in their product lineup to feature a Retina display. Why only one? Well it could be that Apple was testing the market and seeing the response and based on the estimated shipping times, it certainly seems that many people can’t wait to get their hands on it. With that being said, it seems that Apple has […]
05/21/2012, 2DBoy is the group behind a new movement called ‘Because we May’, which is in conjunction with the belief that developers should have the freedom to price games however they see fit without online stores on which the games are available; interfering. The purpose as to why they believe that pricing should be free is because it would give developers the ability to promote their games freely since it is […]
04/27/2012, After some digging along with a few database queries the folks over at MacGeneration noticed that Apple’s Mac-Exclusive App Store has surpassed the 10,000 listed apps mark in just over 15 months since its culmination. Although Apple once made an announcement when the Mac App Store passed the 100 million downloads mark, online reports claim that it is doubtful the Cupertino tech giant will announce this new milestone especially with […]
04/17/2012, Trial software is handy when you want to try out a program before making the decision to purchase it. Unfortunately if you were trying to decide if Apple’s iWork productivity suite, or Aperture for your post-processing photography needs are the software for you, you’re out of luck. Apple has officially discontinued the free trial that they offer customers on its website for its iWork and Aperture products. Instead, customers are […]
12/12/2011, It sure looks like the end of the year is a great period for achieving milestones. Last week we reported that the Android Market hit 10 billion downloads, and today Apple has announced that its Mac App Store has surpassed 100 million downloads. Considering that the Mac App Store has been open in less than a year, that’s a pretty impressive feat. Apple’s other, more established store: the Apple App […]
08/09/2011, Touchgrind is a game that most iOS owners are familiar with. For those who aren’t, Touchgrind is a iOS game that made use of iOS’s multitouch feature by allowing the player to control a on-screen skateboard and performing various skateboarding tricks (such as grinding, ollies, kick flips) through the use of multitouch gestures.
05/04/2011, When Mac users decide to upgrade their operating systems to OS X Lion later this year, it looks like they might not have to drive out to their favorite software retailer to get their hands on the upgrade disc. According to some rumors, the Mac OS X Lion update will be released to the public via the Mac App Store. If this turns out to be true, it means there’s […]
02/24/2011, It’s time to say goodbye to your FaceTime beta app on your Mac. Apple has just released the FaceTime app on the Mac App Store for all Mac users to download to satisfy their video chatting needs. The good news is the app now supports 720p HD video (if you have the webcam to support it if not you’ll be stuck with VGA video calls) but the bad news is […]
02/16/2011, Apple’s Mac App Store has one additional high profile company taking part in it, as Microsoft has added its Windows Phone 7 Connector to the store as a free download. This version is similar to the earlier version, though it offers official support for the Zune HD, making it the first time a Zune media player supports the Mac without additional hacks. The app makes it easy for users to […]