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iA's Writer Pro maximizes the minimalist text editor

How do you add features to the app with no features?<p>Minimalist text editors aren’t the novel concept they once were, but iA Writer has done more than most to bring the idea of distraction-free writing to the mainstream. Since Information Architects released the app for iPad in 2010, it’s expanded …

Candy Crush Saga is iPhone’s Top App of 2013

One of the surprise hits (or not so surprising hits?) is Candy Crush Saga from King Unlimited. The game offers up 400 levels of intensity and …

Apple’s Most Powerful Mac Pro Ever Goes On Sale Tomorrow

Apple’s latest Mac Pro, the high-end desktop built in the U.S. that you’ve been anticipating for years, will finally go on sale tomorrow. Announced at WWDC back in June, the new machine sports a brand new design and cutting-edge hardware throughout, and it will start at $2,999.<p>The new Mac Pro may …

Writer Pro: The Ultimate Writing Tool For Mac, iPad And iPhone Is Here

In the world of minimalist text editors that do geeky things like support Markdown, iA Writer is one of the best. Made by Information Architects in Tokyo, the app has sold over 1,000,000 copies in the App Store since its release in 2010.<p>The followup to iA Writer has been released today on Mac and …

A Designer Has Already Come Up With A Way To Improve Apple's New iPhone Icons

Apple's new iPhone software is being received with cautious optimism.<p>A lot of people think the redesign is pretty good, but they're finding flaws. However, most people are withholding judgement until they get their hands on it.<p>There is one exception to the cautious optimism: The new icon Apple made …

iPhone

The rise of Apple's Craig Federighi

Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote saw the company announce its very latest mobile and desktop developments, but it also gave one of its executives the chance to shine. While Tim Cook and Eddy Cue appeared at home on the stage, it was Craig Federighi who won plaudits from critics with his natural (and often …

What If iOS 7 Was More Like Google Now? [Concept Video]

What if your iOS lockscreen intelligently pulled together all the data inside your iPhone and made sure that you could keep track with your real-world life without even sliding-to-unlock?<p>This beautiful iOS 7 concept by Jürgen Ulbrich of Apfellike.de reimagines iOS as something a lot more similar to …

Google Now

DOJ: Email from Steve Jobs implies Apple wanted to create falsely inflated e-book pricing

An email from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to then CEO of News Corp. James Murdoch suggests the Cupertino company was looking to set the price of …

This Is A Gorgeous Redesign Concept For Apple's iPhone Software

This year's iOS is widely reported to be getting a the first major redesign in the history of the software. The new look is said to be lacking in the glitz and the gloss that's been prevalent throughout iOS's life.<p>Instead, we're supposed to get a cleaner, simpler design.<p>Simply Zesty decided to whip …

Widgets

Don't Starve review

Don’t Starve. Those two words are not only the title of Klei Entertainment’s PC survival game, but also the only word of advice you’ll get when it …

Spend Four Bucks And Play Hit iOS Game Royal Revolt On Your Mac

Ok, so you’re a prince sent out to learn your magic at Bogsmarts, a magical boarding school for aristocratic youth in a far away kingdom. While you’re gone getting your Bachelor’s degree in petty magic, your evil aunts and uncles have predictably taken over all the smaller castles in your father’s …

CNET News - Inside Scoop: The bottom line on Apple's bottom line

Apple's WWDC 2013 kicks off June 10th with new versions of iOS and OS X

Just a day after it announced its second-quarter earnings, Apple has finally published the schedule for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), commencing on June 10th and running through June 14th at the Moscone West in San Francisco. This year, the company isn't being shy about its …

Terraria Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Samit Sarkar on Feb 17, 2017 02.17.17<p>Terraria developer Re-Logic has now sold more than 20 million copies of the sandbox game, the studio announced today. Re-Logic actually hit the milestone before the end of 2016, the company said. T...<p>By Brian Crecente on Feb 13, …

Disabled LoL player gets a rare pentakill without the use of his hands

A disabled game streamer has posted a video of himself getting one of <i>League of Legends</i>' rarest accomplishments without the use of his hands. (The video contains NSFW expletives).<p>In the video, Twitch.tv user Aieron and his team get into an initially-unfavorable team-vs-team fight which ends with …

Cents – Beautiful, Essential And Intuitive Micro-Expense Tracker For iPhone

Ka-chunk, ka-chunk. Ker-Ching! That’s the sound of micro budgeting, and doesn’t it sound like fun? That’s because it is – with Cents, a super-simple new iPhone app for tracking your daily expenses.<p>Quickly switch between weekly and monthly totals. Add custom expenses with only one tap.Configure …

Apps

As Windows 8 Flops, Apple Makes 45% Of All PC Operating Profit

There may not be a lot of agreement on whether or not Mac sales are up or down right now, but one thing’s for sure: the overall PC market is dying, with the latest quarter seeing the largest overall contraction in PC sales in the last two decades.<p>That’s not to say you can’t make a lot of profit …

Profit

The iFlash Drive Slurps Excess Photos *Off* Your iPhone

It’s gotten to the stage that I’m so loaded up on cloud storage for my photos that I could toss my iPhone into the toilet and not lose a thing (well, apart from the action shot of the toilet bowl framing my shocked face as the iPhone shoots its last photo). But while Dropbox and Everpix are great, …

Framing

Currency App Converts Currencies. Beautifully

Who knew there was room for yet another iPhone currency converter in the store? The folks behind Currency, that’s who, a conversion app that is as minimal as its name.<p>Currency looks gorgeous, and is super-simple to use. At the top is your source currency, and below that is a list of target …

We answer YOUR Xbox One X questions - Kinect adapters, 4K Enhanced games, checkerboarding, noise and more

The Xbox One X launches November 7 and you lot have <i>plenty</i> of questions you want answered. From what Xbox One X games are enhanced, to which are …

Boost Your Volume With Boom For Mac [Deals]

This Cult of Mac Deals offer is for <b>Boom</b>, a sweet little Mac app that both boosts your Mac’s volume and equalizes and enhances its sound. Boom seamlessly integrates itself with your Mac so all you have to do is adjust the volume as you wish. As for the deal….<b>we’ve got it here for just $4 for a</b> …

MacBook Pro

iPhone 5S Delayed Because of Fingerprint Scan?

New rumors have surfaced for the unannounced iPhone 5S indicating that the latest handset from Apple may have hit some design hiccups that could …

Apple Reportedly Set to Refresh Entire MacBook Lineup Ahead of WWDC 2013

Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference is coming up this Summer, and with Apple’s slow pace for hardware releases, so far this year, that likely means Apple …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

The upcoming PS4 games for 2018 and beyond

2018 is already a great year for PS4. Top games like Monster Hunter World and Far Cry 5 are already out there, God of War is imminent, and persistent …

Apple To Launch 4K Ultra HD TV With Voice & Motion Control In Early 2014 [Rumor]

Apple is gearing up to send its much-anticipated “iTV” into mass production during the second half of this year, according to sources in the Cupertino company’s supply chain, who have been speaking to <i>DigiTimes</i>. The set will reportedly boast a 4K “Ultra HD” display with a 3840×2160 resolution, and …

4K Ultra HD

Rumor: Apple to cut iPad mini shipments by up to 20% in Q2, may signal next-gen model

A new rumor out of the Far East on Wednesday claims Apple has cut shipments of the iPad mini by between 10 to 12 million units going into the second …

New York magazine's new iPad app looks to define the future of print + digital publishing

Feature<p>Timed with the magazine's 45th anniversary, New York is set to launch a newly redesigned iPad app that takes full advantage of Apple's iOS …

Journalism

Bioshock Infinite strategy guide

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF BIOSHOCK INFINITE<p>Here's a small preview of the official BradyGames strategy guide for Bioshock Infinite.<p>Set in 1912, the …

Cut the Rope developers expanding with four new games this year, focusing on quality over quantity

When <i>Cut the Rope</i> launched for iOS in 2010, developer Zeptolab had exactly two employees: twin brothers Efim and Semyon Voinov.<p>Today, the Moscow-based developer has nearly 60 employees spanning three continents. <i>Cut the Rope</i> is available on multiple platforms, and they told Polygon that it recently …