The World Remembers Steve Jobs

The World Remembers Steve Jobs
The world is a much less interesting place without Steve Jobs in it. On the anniversary of his passing, here’s how Apple fans, employees, and others all over the world are marking this historic day. Read more…

How Apple Creates 3D Flyover Maps

How Apple Creates 3D Flyover Maps
How does Apple create those 3D “Flyover” Maps of major cities? And why are they such a mess when you zoom in close? Read more…

How Apple’s Maps are Better

How Apple's Maps are Better
One place Google cannot top Apple is in the elegance of design. Design has always been the trump card in Apple’s back pocket, and it’s every bit as true with Apple Maps. And I’ll prove it. Read more…

Passbook Apps List Updated

Passbook Apps List Updated
Just a quick note. Wanted to let our readers know that ten new coupon/loyalty card/ticket sources have added Passbook compatibility. And we’ve added all of them to our comprehensive Passbook Apps List. Read more…

Create Your Own Passbook Cards, Coupons, & Tickets

Create Your Own Passbook Cards, Coupons, & Tickets
You don’t have to be a big-name business like Target or Walgreens to make consumer cards for Passbook. Small businesses can create them, too — along with individuals who want to put their own personal cards into Passbook. Here’s how. Read more…

Control the Light Bulb of the Future With Your iPhone

Control the Light Bulb of the Future With Your iPhone
LIFX is the name of a new “smart” LED light bulb. It topped $1M in just three days on Kickstarter. Instead of a switch, you’ll control its many functions with your iPhone. Read more…

The 4 Best Apple Maps Alternatives

The 4 Best Apple Maps Alternatives
If you count yourself among those who hate Apple’s new Maps app, there are plenty of alternatives. Here are the four best, and not one of them will cost you a dime. Read more…

Complete List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps

Complete List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps
Since Apple isn’t publishing a list of all the 3D cities in its snazzy “Flyover” mode in Apple Maps, we’ve compiled the most complete list available — more than 60 3D cities in all. Read more…

How to Make Passbook Work

How to Make Passbook Work
Frustrated with that “Cannot connect to iTunes Store” error you get when trying to add stuff to Passbook? Here’s how to fix it, and a complete list of every store and service available for Passbook use. Read more…

5 Things You Should Do Before Downloading iOS 6

5 Things You Should Do Before Downloading iOS 6
Sometime today, Apple will drop the 6th version of iOS on iPhones, iPods, and iPads everywhere. Before you download that upgrade, here are five important things you should seriously consider doing first. Read more…