Apple Releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay, Photo Album, More

As promised at last week’s media event, Apple has released iOS 8.1 which adds Apple Pay for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices, along with the return of the Photo Album within Photos and the ability to send and receive text messages on a Mac running Yosemite via a paired iPhone, and much more.Apple Pay is arguably the most notable and anticipated feature in iOS 8.1 and it’s ea » Read More

Workflow makes automation easy with friendly touch interface and powerful tools

There are a lot of apps out there, and a lot of them make doing certain tasks quite easy. Automating those tasks manages to make them even easier. Continue reading → » Read More

Faif Review

Faif, a quirky battle puzzler from Beavl, is now available from the app store. A sort of matching/slots/rpg hybrid, Faif is an intriguing concept that could use just a bit more balancing and a multiplayer option.Faif Pros:Unique art style and easily distinguishable tilesShop system where you can trade gems for spells/perksWild West showdown inspired soundtrack [...] » Read More

Smash Hit - Mediocre AB

Take a surreal journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music and smash everything in your path! This experience requires focus, concentration, and timing to not only travel as far as you can, but also break the beautiful glass objects that stand in your way.* Smash your way through a beautiful futuristic dimension, smashing obstacles and targets in your path and » Read More

Staff Picks: Our favorite iOS apps this month

Just as we did last month, Macworld staffers got together to chat about the best apps they’ve been using recently. Here are some that have recently captured our imaginations (and perhaps a spot on our homescreens), whether they’re tiny apps from budding developers or the top-grossing apps that everyone is using. Our hope is that, while you might recognize some of these apps, others you might nev » Read More

Clear for iPhone and iPad Goes Free for 24 Hours

Since Apple doesn’t allow developers to charge additional money for app upgrades, their hands are tied when it comes to deciding how to handle significant changes to an app. Developers can either bite the bullet and just release an upgrade without earning any additional money from those who already purchased the app, or they can make it a completely new app such that even those who had purc » Read More

New iWatch Concept features circular display, wireless charging capabilities and more

If you thought that the Smartwatch concept we covered yesterday was too traditional, and are hoping that Apple’s iWatch would look more futuristic, then you may want to check out this new concept created by Argentine design student Tomas Moyano. Continue reading → » Read More

MirrorLink Will Open Up to Developers to Help Create More Car-Friendly Apps

The Car Connectivity Consortium wants to get more developers making apps that interface with car dashboard displays. So, as announced at the CCC Summit recently in Tokyo, they’re opening up their MirrorLink standard to all developers in the near future, making it easy for developers to create applications deisgned to be used in cars.MirrorLink uses a variety of standardized protocols to bri » Read More

WordTag

Get ready to play the most describable word game ever! In WordTag, you and your friends take turns describing a word for each other to guess! Once you get started it’s kind of hard to stop playing! To play WordTag: 1. Pick a word for someone to guess. 2. Type in a brilliant, funny, tricky, silly, awkward clue. 3. Each word you describe is paired with six locked words. The more you play, the mo » Read More

Coldfire Keep Review

Coldfire Keep, a first-person dungeon crawler from Crescent Moon Games, is now available from the app store. With its dreary setting, sparse combat, and clunky controls, Coldfire Keep was unable to capture our attention for very long.Coldfire Keep Pros:Old-school graphics replicate the feeling of being in an abandoned, dreary underground labyrinthControls offer both gesture-based and [...] » Read More