Among iOS 8's many new features are some cool ways to let you interact with your apps without actually having to open them. Interactive notifications are one example, and another is the brand-new widgets available in Notification Center. Apple is a little late to this game--Android has had widgets for years, and users can put them right on their home screens--but at least what we have is both elegant and functional.
With crashes, high-speed chases, and hairpin turns, Pako is not just your average endless runner. It is an endless getaway game, where escape is impossible--how long until your car chase ends in a crash depends upon your skill. Pako has five different maps to choose from with different vehicles and obstacles, but your goal is always the same: Drive to stay alive.
It's here! Your iPhone is here! Did you hug the UPS man? Thing Zero to do as you rip it out of the box is to not drop it, whatever you do. (Did you see that poor Australian kid? Ouch. Well, at least it didn't shatter on him.)
This is the games news you need to know for the week of September 19. (There's finally an Xbox One controller built for PCs!)
Number of tech workers given Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa understood to be low
If you didn't preorder an iPhone 6 Plus, prepare for a lengthy wait.
Congratulations, you've snagged yourself a brand-new iPhone. But before you get to playing with your new device, you'll probably want to get to know it and set it up. Thanks to iOS's step-by-step activation process, Apple's made it pretty simple to get started; but just in case you need some extra help, we've put together a comprehensive guide for activating your new iPhone, transferring data from your old phone, and some suggestions for exploring its new features.
Recent news is dominated by the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, but not everything in the Apple universe revolves around its latest releases. I have three burning questions in this week's column that may interest iTunes users regardless of which devices they use. I look at a question about deleting all the apps in an iTunes library, discuss setting up iTunes Match and then deleting all your locally stored music, and look at a way to catch up on old episodes of podcasts.
Wasteland 2 embraces its CRPG legacy to become one of the finest--if bleakest--games released in recent memory.
CyanogenMod has an almost one-click installer to install the community-driving ROM onto your Android device.