Deals: “XCOM 2” for Mac [30%-Off, Limited Time]

For a limited time only – Feral Interactive’s post-alien invasion adventure XCOM 2 for Mac is available at a cool 30%-off its regular asking price.Twenty years have passed since world leaders offered an unconditional surrender to alien forces. XCOM, the planet’s last line of defense, was left decimated and scattered.Now, in XCOM 2, the aliens rule Earth, building shining cities that p » Read More

iPhone intermittently loses data connection despite full signal

Is your iPhone not connecting to the internet even though it shows a full signal to the cell network? By following a few easy troubleshooting tips, you can usually get your iPhone back online within a minute or two.Occasionally, when I leave a WiFi area like home or work and need to access AT&T’s data network, my iPhone will refuse to connect to the web. The status bar at the top shows » Read More

10 Awesome Mac Games Slashed for Black Friday! [SALE]

With just hours to go before this year’s Black Friday ushers in an unstoppable wave of sale goodness across Apple’s digital stores, here’s a list of 10 awesome Mac games.Now cheaper than they were just a few days ago … for a limited time only, you’ll need to hurry if you want to own them at this price.SUPERHOT ($24.99 > $14.99)With its unique, stylized graphics SUPER » Read More

How to delete and forward individual text messages on iOS 7

When iOS 7 was released last fall, it may have seemed like a lot of functionality got stripped away in the name of simplicity. In some cases, that’s true. But when it comes to deleting and forwarding texts in Messages, it’s still possible.To give some quick background to this tip, in previous versions of iOS (6 and older) the ability to delete and forward individual text messages was » Read More

Life: A New Option for Journal-Keepers

For many of us, recording memories and life experiences is a labour of love — and as with most things in modern life, “there’s an app for that.” Or, more accurately, there are now many apps dedicated to personal journal-keeping. MacJournal and the now-retired Chronories led the way on Mac, and in their wake have come new, original offerings such as Bits, as well as iOS imports such as Day O » Read More

3 Mac Apps Bound To Get Your 2017 Off To A Productive Start! [SALE]

Yes, it’s a brand new year – and that means yet another shot to excel at everything you do! Sometimes, though, that can be harder than it first seems. If you have a Mac, however, these next apps should see your 2017 get off to a highly productive start …Fantastical 2 ($49.99 > $39.99)Currently 20%-off its regular asking, Fantastical 2‘s main benefits to your daily producti » Read More

My Photo Stream not updating in Mac Photos app?

Apple’s new Photos app for Mac may suddenly stop automatically importing images from My Photo Stream. That means photos from your iPhone and iPad aren’t making their way onto your Mac like you would expect. Here’s how to make My Photo Stream start syncing to Photos again.Apple released Photos for Mac as a replacement for iPhoto earlier this year. For most people, the transition » Read More

AppStorm Closing Shop

Four years ago I had the idea to build a blog network dedicated to reviewing and rounding up apps. We started with Mac apps and then quickly expanded to additional channels covering iOS, Android, Windows and Web apps. While the network has been successful in traffic and audience, reaching some 100m+ visitors over the four years, it’s ultimately not fit within our broader company mission. So » Read More

‘LaunchImage’ Will Generate Your iOS Splash Screen For You [FREE]

If you’re a developer – and happen to be in search of a quick way to create a splash screen for your upcoming app, using all the screen dimensions required by the App Store for successful submission, you may want to pick up a copy of LaunchImage.A utility designed for Mac, LaunchImage claims to be able to generate all the sizes required for your app’s splash (start) image, “you » Read More

Mac running slow after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

Mac OS X Yosemite is a big release – it includes a bunch of new features that help it integrate better with iOS 8 and boasts one of the most significant visual redesigns the Mac operating system has seen in years. All that eye candy is straining older Macs, though.If you’ve updated to Yosemite and noticed a significant slowdown in performance, you’re not alone. Like most new OS X rele » Read More