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EA Sports UFC goes free for EA Access on Dec. 18

<i>EA Sports UFC</i>, the Ultimate Fighting Championship game from EA Canada, will be added to the EA Access Vault on Dec. 18, making the full game free for all subscribers to the program, Electronic Arts announced today.<p>It's a good time to jump in. Earlier this week, EA Canada released the fifth free …

Moving To The Cloud? How To Keep Your Data Safe From Hackers

Cloud computing is now an accepted mainstream IT model, with benefits that are clear and tangible. The federal government even has a “<b>​</b>cloud first” mandate, pushing for government agencies to move their software services to the cloud wherever and whenever they can.<p>What’s less clear to some is the …

15 Tips to Rank Your App Better in iTunes

If your business is building an app, you have likely put quite a bit of work into it. Once the product is finished, your success depends on whether customers can find it. Let’s look at how you can ensure your hard work doesn’t go to waste.<p>Even though Android holds a higher market share than iOS, …

BitTorrent to go after leading cloud file-sharing services

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Gogobot, The Travel Site Where Friends And Experts Plan Your Vacation, Is Growing Really Fast

It now has 3.7 million registered users and has become the fastest growing travel site on the web, according to data from Comscore and eMarketeer shared with us by cofounder and CEO Travis Katz.<p>In the summer-travel month of July, Gogobot was a more popular website than AirBnB, Bing Travel or …

Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

Google has confirmed it acquired WIMM Labs last year, a company that previously made an Android-powered smartwatch before shuttering operations in 2012. At the time a message on its website said it had entered into an exclusive partnership without releasing further details, but it’s now clear that …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

No self-publishing for indie developers on Xbox One

<b>Independent games developers have had a lot of success stories lately, with titles such as Fez and Braid gaining numerous accolades from media and</b> …

How to share excerpts, books, and PDFs from iBooks for iPhone and iPad

Updated <b>March 2017:</b> Added information to reflect changes in iOS 10.<p>Books are best when they're shared with others. If you've found a particularly …

iBooks

How To Get The iTunes 11 MiniPlayer On Your iOS Device [Jailbreak]

iTunes 11 has a nifty MiniPlayer that lets you quickly access music controls and queue up more tunes on OS X. The point of the MiniPlayer is that it stays out of your way, but also readily available anywhere on your Mac’s screen.<p>Since we don’t have desktop-like widget functionality in iOS, …

How to download and read iBooks for iPhone and iPad

How to find and download books<p>iBooks comes with Apple's iBooks Store built right in. That means you can search or browse for new books and download …

iBooks

Mastering iTunes: Find and Delete Duplicate Songs On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

One of the changes in iTunes 11, which debuted in November of last year, was the loss of a “find all duplicates” feature that was really handy for finding and deleting duplicate files in our rather voluminous iTunes libraries. Luckily, Apple re-included the feature in the latest version of iTunes …

Instantly grab a high-res icon for any iOS app

As a blogger who writes about a lot of apps, I frequently need to grab artwork for iOS apps. iTunes and its web previews don’t make this an easy …

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

How to choose what your iPhone backs up to iCloud

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Updated the steps for iOS 10.3.<p>If you're on a free iCloud storage plan, you are probably already aware that you only get 5GB to …

Apps

Hidden iOS 6 Feature: Quickly Access Saved Drafts In The Mail App

There’s been a significant amount of chit-chat regarding third-party mail apps on the iOS App Store. The original pretender to the throne was the …

Improving security on App Store purchasing

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch used by kids in your household, you may find Apple’s default password policy for in-app purchases to be …

Easiest Way to Insert A Photo Into An Email

Easiest Way to Insert A Photo Into An Email Apr 4, 2013<p>Ever been in the middle of sending an email from your iPhone (or iPad) and you wanted to tack …

Five More Ways To Master Siri On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

When Siri was updated along with iOS 6, we showed you a bunch of ways to use Apple’s personal digital assistant the right way, like using punctuation and finding out the weather.<p>Yet time marches ever onward, and we’ve compiled yet another five tips and tricks to help you master Siri, whether you’re …

How to AirPlay to Apple TV on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

AirPlay lets you stream video and mirror your display from iPhone, iPad, or Mac to Apple TV. It also lets you stream audio to Apple TV and any …

Smart TV

How to Save Web Pages as PDF Files on the iPad & iPhone

One little feature that iOS really needs is the ability to natively “print to PDF” directly on the iPad and iPhone, a popular trick on the Mac and in …

How A Single App Allows You To Move Files Seamlessly Between Windows, OS X, iOS, Android And Even Linux

Last week I highlighted five things that Apple needs to fix in iOS, OS X and iCloud, and several of the points I raised revolved around problems associated with moving and sharing data between different platforms. While iCloud offers OS X and iOS users a way to share data between devices – using …

Beyond App Store search: how to find the iOS apps right for you

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>One of the most challenging things to do on any iOS device is find a good app. Not because there aren’t any out there. Quite …

How To Use Your iPad (or iPhone!) As A Second Monitor [iOS]

Advertisement<p>Productivity pros swear by multiple monitors, but we don’t all have the luxury of carrying around huge screens and endless wallets. On …

Samsung announces Galaxy S 4 sales of 10 million, new colors coming this summer (video)

Just as CEO JK Shin predicted, Samsung has announced its new Galaxy S 4 topped 10 million units sold in record time. That beats the 50 days it took the Galaxy S III to sell that many, a mark it took 5 months for the Galaxy S II to pass and 7 months for the original Galaxy S. Samsung has been able …

3D-printed photographs: a new twist on your holiday snaps

Got hordes of old photos you don't know what to do with? Well, if you've got access to a 3D printer, what about blessing them with a third dimension? That's what Instructables stalwart Amanda Ghassaei (of 3D printed records fame) has done using an Objet Connex500, some algorithmic wizardry and a …