Recording your thrills of victory and agonies of defeat from the air used to require a drone equipped with a GoPro and a friend skilled enough to pilot it behind you. The new Lily drone promises to make things a whole lot simpler by automatically following and recording your exploits, whether you are snowboarding, kayaking, mountain biking or just walking around.
Speck, who is known for its colorful iPhone cases, has announced CandyShell Fit, a new protective cover for the Apple Watch. The shell's dual-layer design promises to protect your Apple Watch during activities such as CrossFit, rock climbing, and cycling. The case is also easy to take on and off and does not obstruct functionality of the Watch, or take away from its design, according to Speck.
iOS devices have proven that not all video games have to be million dollar AAA first-person shooters to be a success. Popular titles like Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds have refreshed old genres and turned them into huge hits on the App Store. The App Store has also given classic video games a new home and a chance to capture the attention of a whole new generation. CS54 Inc.'s new title Galactic Nemesis offers both a simplistic and nostalgic gaming experience on the iPhone. The game is a throwback to the old-school arcade space shooters that dominated arcades and local pizza parlors in the 80s, but it also offers enough depth to make it standout as a modern title.
Five Nights at Freddy's 4 has been officially confirmed, but not until October 2015. That's why it was odd when the game appeared on the Apple App Store five months ahead of schedule. It turns out that another developer published a fake sequel to Scott Cawthon's game without permission, and Cawthon decided to fight back.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares continue to hover in the upper 120s - opening last Monday at $129.50 and closing Friday at $127.62. Shareholders will be the recipients of a record dividend pay out this Thursday (May 14) of $0.52 per share. Expect dividends to continue rising as the company expands its stock buy-back program, to which its board recently approved adding $50 billion.
With Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) annual Worldwide Developers Conference quickly approaching (June 8 - 12 in San Francisco), the rumor mill is in full swing speculating on what the Cupertino giant might unveil.
President of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, revealed more about the company's mobile gaming plans during its financial results briefing on Friday. Iwata said that Nintendo will not port existing titles to smartphones. Instead the company plans to release "approximately" five new titles for mobile devices by the end of 2017. Iwata noted that the company's planned number of mobile titles is low because the aim is to "make each title a hit" and Nintendo wants to "thoroughly operate every one of them for a significant amount of time after their releases".
Summarise is a new alarm clock for iOS devices that walks you through your morning by reading the weather, news and even your daily reminders. The app works like a lot like Flipboard by allowing you to customize your daily wake up routine with your favorite news sources, Twitter updates and so on.
The app is simple to set up and even easier to use. After giving the app permission to use your location you will need to pick what items you want read to you each morning. Just tap the + sign to open the list of options. From here you can add Weather, News and Reminders for free and Calendar, Twitter and Birthdays for $0.99 each.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 8 in San Francisco, California. The event will feature more than 100 technical sessions and hands-on labs for developers, the Apple Design Awards, and if the rumor mill is correct, a few big product announcements will be made during the opening WWDC keynote. Here's what Apple is expected to unveil during the conference.
Apple does not have the key music deals it needs to launch its revamped Beats streaming service before the World Wide Developers Conference in June, according to Billboard, but 9to5Mac says an announcement will still be made at the event. A 9to5Mac source claims Apple will announce the improved streaming service at the June 8th WWDC keynote before the company releases new versions of its Music app, Beats and iTunes Radio as part of iOS 8.4 and iTunes 12.2.