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Paid apps gone free: List One for iPhone offers a unique twist on lists

By on June 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

Paid apps gone free: List One for iPhone offers a unique twist on lists

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during his recent WWDC 2014 keynote presentation that his company’s App Store is now home to more than 1.2 million apps. By our estimation, approximately 1.19 million of them are list apps. Ok, perhaps the actual figure isn’t quite that high, but list apps need to offer users a unique feature set in order to separate themselves from the crowd.

Many apps look to do that by dumping in tons of features that might ultimately overwhelm the user and cause confusion. List One takes a different approach: It keeps functionality simple and straightforward, but allows users to customize the look and feel of their lists. More →

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iOS 8 Beta 1 Download

iOS 8 beta 1 is available for download right now!

By on June 2, 2014 at 3:06 PM.

iOS 8 beta 1 is available for download right now!

Apple unveiled iOS 8 earlier today during its big WWDC 2014 keynote, and it said during the show that the first beta version of its new mobile software would be released to developers later on Monday. As promised, iOS 8 beta 1 is now live in Apple’s iOS developer portal with build number 12A4265u, and it’s ready to be downloaded to your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. More →

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iOS 8 Release Date

iOS 8 launches today for everyone with an iOS developer account!

By on June 2, 2014 at 2:55 PM.

iOS 8 launches today for everyone with an iOS developer account!

Apple took the wraps off of its huge iOS 8 update just moments ago, but developers won’t have to wait much longer to take the brand new mobile platform for a spin. During Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Apple gave the world a preview of the hot new mobile software that will launch to the public this fall. In the meantime, “developers” will have access to the new software beginning today. Developers is in quotes, of course, because anyone and everyone who pays $99 for an iOS developer account has access to the new iOS 8 beta software. More →

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Free iPhone Apps Download

5 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time

By on June 2, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

5 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time

If there’s a better way to start June than by downloading a handful of awesome paid iPhone apps for free, I don’t know what it is. With WWDC 2014 about to get underway, many developers are celebrating by offering their apps for free for a limited time. As many of you are well aware, we here at BGR love sharing news of high-quality free apps that go on sale. Buying apps is important if you want to support developers and help ensure that they’ll launch great new apps down the road, but who are we to complain if they’re going to give the milk away for free every now and then? More →

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TwoDots for iPhone and iPad

2013’s most addictive iOS game gets an even more thrilling sequel

By on May 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM.

2013’s most addictive iOS game gets an even more thrilling sequel

Popular iOS game Dots, a puzzle game that offers a very addictive gameplay, now has an even more interesting sequel that will let players enjoy a story-based game experience, making the game less about competing for a high score and more about enjoying a more immersive experience. More →

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8 fantastic paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

By on May 29, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

8 fantastic paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

Smartphones have been around for quite some time but truth be told, they weren’t terribly smart until the advent of on-device app stores. Apps had existed before, of course, but finding them and installing them was a huge pain that involved dealing with awful sites like Handango and then transferring files from your PC to a phone, so most people didn’t bother.

App stores changed all that and turned smartphones into devices that are always morphing, gaining new functionality with each app we install. The capabilities we’re now afforded are priceless — but they’re even better when the price is free. More →

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2014 Apple iPhone, iPad, Mac

Apple SVP Eddy Cue: Apple’s best products in 25 years will launch in 2014

By on May 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Apple SVP Eddy Cue: Apple’s best products in 25 years will launch in 2014

In an interview during Re/code’s Code Conference, Apple’s senior vice president Eddy Cue echoed Tim Cook’s earlier references to the company’s product line for 2014, further building up anticipation for the devices Apple will launch in the second half of the year. More →

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Apple iPad Price Discount for Education

Apple’s new iPads are cheaper than ever – if you’re a student

By on May 28, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Apple’s new iPads are cheaper than ever – if you’re a student

Apple has included its iPads in the Apple Store for Education section, 9to5Mac reports, meaning that buyers who are either working or studying in higher education can purchase a new iPad Air or iPad mini for less than their regular prices. More →

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Apple Prototypes Computers Phones Tablets

Incredible photographs showcase some of Apple’s earliest prototypes

By on May 28, 2014 at 2:53 PM.

Incredible photographs showcase some of Apple’s earliest prototypes

Apple’s designs have become so ubiquitous over the past ten years that’s it hard to remember a time when the company was struggling to find its identity. Early in Apple’s existence, the rising star of the industry brought in outside help to figure out how to make its products stand out. In fact, Frog, a design firm with studios all over the world, is credited with many of the earliest design prototypes for Apple’s future products. Of course, plenty of the designs were changed significantly from their conception (or scrapped entirely), but as Frog founder Hartmut Esslinger illustrates in his latest book, Keep it Simple, Apple might never have drawn so much attention without the assistance of his team. Among the stories, Esslinger includes some fascinating imagery of prototypes that never saw the light of day. We’ve included a few below, but head over the to The Verge to see the rest. More →

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Guitar Lesson Rock Prodigy Free Download

Paid apps gone free: This $50 app that teaches you to play guitar is now free

By on May 28, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

Paid apps gone free: This $50 app that teaches you to play guitar is now free

Somewhere within us all lives a rock beast waiting to break free. Those looking to uncage the animal inside themselves have a wide range of new options in the digital age, and one of the highest rated options out there for the iPhone and iPad is now free for a limited time. More →

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iPad Osmo Physical Games

Clever new iPad games force your kids to stop playing with the iPad so much

By on May 22, 2014 at 8:55 PM.

Clever new iPad games force your kids to stop playing with the iPad so much

Founded by two ex-Googlers, Tangible Play is a company that has figured out a clever way to force children not to play on the iPad excessively. What the company has developed is an accessory and applications set that encourages kids to play using physical objects according to a set of instructions on the screen, thus preventing them from playing regular iOS games. More →

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Best iPhone iPad Accessories iStick

This is the one USB stick every iPhone fan will want to own

By on May 21, 2014 at 11:56 AM.

This is the one USB stick every iPhone fan will want to own

Do you want a quick way to zip files from your iPhone or iPad to your PC that doesn’t involve carrying a Lightning cable around with you everywhere? Then you might want to check out the iStick, a new USB flash storage drive that has both a standard USB connector and an approved Apple Lightning connector as well. The iStick, which is being developed by the Sanho Corporation, has launched a Kickstarter page where so far it’s raised close to $600,000, more than 6 times the $100,000 it had set out to raise and it still has 26 days to go. More →

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