When it comes to iPhone photography apps, Camera+ is one of the most powerful and versatile of the bunch. A large feature set comes packaged inside a slick user interface that's easy to use. The goal of Camera+ is to improve iPhone photos for everyone from casual users to photography enthusiasts. An update to version 6.2 was launched today.
Those who already own Camera+ can grab the update free. Others will have to drop $3.99 on the App Store to see what all the fuss is about. New features added to Camera+ make the app an even more convenient way to capture and share photos with the iPhone.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced new initiatives for businesses and consumers at its Un-carrier 9.0 event in New York on Wednesday. The company explained its plans to simplify wireless pricing with its new "Un-contract" initiative and said it would pay "outstanding device payments" for new customers who drop their current carrier and switch to T-Mobile.
T-Mobile promised its current subscribers that their Simple Choice rates would never go up as long as they remain customers, and that users with unlimited 4G LTE plans will be able to keep the same rates for a minimum of two years. T-Mobile hopes to put an end to the practice of offering short-term promotions to woo customers, just like it did when it ended long-term contracts with its Un-carrier initiative in 2013.
Just a week after announcing its partnership with HBO for launching HBO Now, a streaming service that will give customers access to HBO's full content without a cable or satellite subscription, it appears that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is planning to expand its TV content further. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple wants to bundle programming, but intends to trim the fat - the hundreds of superfluous, low quality channels that cord-cutters despise.
Apple is reportedly in talks with ABC, CBS and Fox to bring a package of about 25 channels to customers. However, the company is not in talks with NBCUniversal, due to a falling out with parent company Comcast while in similar talks last year. It is rumored that Apple felt Comcast was negotiating just to buy time in order to launch its own web-based set top box. Agreements with
After dipping its toes in the mobile game waters by releasing Pokémon TCG Online to the iPad, Nintendo has decided to team up with the Japanese game developer DeNA to release more games to "smart devices." Nintendo will create new titles instead of porting existing content over to smarthphones and tablets.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said that talks about bringing its characters to mobile devices began 2010, but things were not finalized until last year. This is a stark contrast to an interview he did in 2011 with the Japanese news site Nikkei, when he stated that NIntendo would never consider making games for mobile devices. Iwata believed that mobile games would only bring temporary gain and not help sustain NIntendo's core business model of selling home game consoles, but he has since changed his tune. Iwata now thinks mobile titles will work as a "bridge” to help people buy more physical Nintendo products.
It was a big week for sequels with three popular titles launching on Thursday. 2K Games and Firaxis released the followup to Civilization: Beyond Earth called Sid Meier's Starships. The strategy game allows players to build and command a fleet of starships in the Beyond Earth universe. Sid Meier's Starships is available now on the App Store for the iPad, and for the Mac and PC via Steam. There is no iPod or iPhone version of the game.
Ironhide Game Studio announced on Thursday that Kingdom Rush Frontiers will be updated with a new endless challenge mode called "Temple of Ethereal Evil" on March 18. The update will also add a new hero to the game.
Members of the general public who enjoy having the latest and greatest beta software installed on their iOS devices are in luck. As previously announced, Apple has made iOS 8.3 beta 3 available through their Beta Software Program website. The same software seeded to developers earlier today is in a phased rollout to be tested by those without iOS developer accounts.
This marks the first time Apple has seeded a beta version of iOS to the general public, following a similar program that allows Mac owners to test the latest OS X. For those who haven't already joined the Beta Software Program, signing up requires entering a valid Apple ID. Once signed into the Apple Beta Software Program website, the beta firmware can be installed by following the on screen instructions.
Kingdom Rush Frontiers is getting a new endless challenge mode three weeks after Hulking Rage was released for Origins. Ironhide Game Studio made the announcement via Facebook on Thursday. The new campaign titled "Temple of Ethereal Evil" will feature "endless alien spawns and their brainwashed tribal allies." The update will also include a new hero for players to use. It is unknown if the hero will be free or available as in-app purchase.
This is the second endless challenge Ironhide has released for Frontiers and its first update of 2015. Both Kingdom Rush and Origins were updated with new levels and heroes in February.
Much of the speculation and confusion surrounding the Apple Watch battery has now been clarified, after a second round of announcements from Apple ahead of next month’s product launch. There are many highlights, including the fact that a typical Apple Watch battery has a life cycle of three years. While the lithium-ion battery is not user-replaceable, it can be replaced by Apple.
Pricing on an Apple Watch battery replacement remains unknown. But those wishing to refresh the battery in their Apple Watch will definitely save money over a complete upgrade of the device. In the meantime, everything the Apple Watch does will rely on a charged internal battery. So how long does it take to charge the Apple Watch?
Freddy Fazbear's Pizza closed its doors more than 30 years ago but the story lives on thanks to Fazbear's Fright: The Horror Attraction. The owners have filled Fazbear's Fright with authentic items from the original location, including one animatronic...
The insanely popular Five Night's at Freddy's is back with a third installment. The location of the game has been changed but the gameplay is basically the same. In Five Nights at Freddy's 3 players are once again a night security guard at the new Fazbear's Fright horror attraction. Instead of being able to control only the security doors and cameras, players can now play audio through speakers and control the ventilation systems. Of course in the spirit of Freddy Fazbear these systems are old and don't work well.
iOS and Mac users are reporting that they're having trouble logging in to Apple services such as iTunes Connect and the App Store. This is causing problems for users who were in the process of downloading apps to their iPhone or iPad. iOS users with a "stuck" app that was interrupted while downloading can follow these instructions to re-install the app once the outage is over.
At the time of this post Apple's system status page shows that the App Store, iTunes Store and Mac Store are all down. The page reads, "customers may be unable to make purchases from the App Store, iTunes Store, iBooks Store, or Mac App Store." The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.