Similar to many modern cameras and Android smartphones, Apple's iPhone 5S can shoot crisp 120fps (frames per second) slow-motion video. As the iPhone 5S reached the masses this weekend, many examples of this keen slow-motion video feature popped up on the Internet. Don't miss these five clips showing 120fps video in action.… Read more
Here is the third and final part of this series, covering some unexpected or hidden features in iOS 7.
There are certainly a ton of things that people are finding as they use iOS 7, so this is just a list of things that caught my attention over the past couple of days. If you have other hidden gems, please let me know in … Read more
Ah, yes, Control Center for iOS 7 -- Apple users have been clamoring for it, and Android fans have been justifiably pointing out they already had "something like that" for a while now. Wherever your loyalties lie, however, there's no doubt that being a swipe away from calling up key phone settings and apps is an invaluable part of the user experience.
According to Travis guitarist, Andy Dunlop, making an album is akin to building a bonfire. You can pile on and arrange the kindling wood as artfully as you like, but you still need a spark to ignite it; and with a little luck, you'll get it. Multimillion-selling Scottish quartet Travis has already had a lot of luck in the U.K., scoring three Brit awards and 18 Top 40 hits. But in the U.S., it's been a tougher road to stardom with only two alternative hits: 1999's "Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" … Read more
Yesterday, I wrote The 7 best things about iOS 7 to give you my favorite changes to Apple's mobile OS. But the update is not perfect by any means and I definitely have a few gripes with the new design, some of the apps, and other things that have not been improved. Read my full review of iOS 7 here .
I still recommend iOS 7 to anyone with an iPhone 4S or later and the latest iPad, but there are definitely a few things you're going to have to live with if you upgrade to the latest OS.… Read more
Quickoffice, an application for working with Microsoft Office documents, was acquired by Google in June 2012. The apps on Android and iOS have helped users on mobile devices gain access to documents, spreadsheets, and presentations without going back to their desktops. It's been more than a year, but Google has finally started making some good changes for Quickoffice.
If you've never had a chance to try Quickoffice on your mobile device, now is the time, as Google has released a free copy on both the Play store and App Store. As a second added perk for trying … Read more
App stores are set for a strong 2013, according to new data from research firm Gartner.
The company on Thursday revealed that total app downloads worldwide will hit 102 billion this year, up from the 64 billion apps that were downloaded last year. Next year, that figure will jump to 139 billion apps, and reach a high of 268.7 billion by 2017.
Free apps have always proven more popular, accounting for 90 percent of all downloads last year. But their popularity will only soar in the coming years, Gartner says, with free apps accounting for 94.5 percent of … Read more
iCloud users can now sync their bookmarks across all of the major browsers used in Windows.
Released on Wednesday, the iCloud Control Panel 3.0 for Windows can keep your bookmarks in Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome synchronized with your Safari bookmarks on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and the Mac. Previously, iCloud supported only IE.
To turn on the new feature, download and install the 3.0 version of the iCloud Control Panel. After launching the program, click on the checkmark for Bookmarks if it's not already checked. In the Options pop-up up menu, you can then choose … Read more
Actress and singer Laura Marano was born in 1995, when I was a senior in high school -- and AOL (and the Internet, in general) was exploding in popularity. Now Marano, who's appeared in major films "The Jacket" and "Superbad" and TV shows "Without a Trace," "Dexter," "Back to You," "Sarah Silverman Program," and "Heroes" is a senior in high school and is exploding in popularity, herself, as Ally Dawson of hit Disney series "Austin & Ally."
Download.com caught up with the … Read more
iOS 7 launched earlier today and I think it's a worthwhile upgrade for any iOS user. Read my review of iOS 7 here. But like any major software upgrade, there are good things about the changes as well as bad.
I decided to round up my favorite parts of iOS 7 that I think are truly useful and stand out from the other changes. Tomorrow, I'll be writing what I think are the seven worst things about iOS 7, so don't get caught up thinking this is just an iPhone fan-fest.
Control Center One of the most … Read more