With that new high-resolution Retina display, a 5-megapixel iSight camera that takes great photos, quad-core graphics, and speedy 4G LTE connectivity, Apple’s new iPad never looked like it would disappoint. But just in case you needed confirmation, here’s a snippet of the first reviews from some of the tech world’s biggest pundits:
Will you be sat next to your front door tomorrow eagerly awaiting the delivery of your new iPhone 4S? Yeah, me too. But as is often the case with these things, Apple has already provided some of the larger technology publications with units for review. So what do those early reviews have to say about the iPhone 4S?
Fantastical for Mac is a tool from Flexibits that promises to be “the calendar you’ll actually enjoy using.” It isn’t designed to take over your existing calendar application, but rather works alongside it in your menu bar to make calendaring quick and simple.
Imagine taking the classic video game Pong, combining it with elements from rhythm music games like Guitar Hero and Tap Tap Revenge, and then adding buckets of style. Although it doesn’t do the game justice, that’s the best description of Bit.Trip Beat I can come up with.
Over the years I’ve owned numerous Apple laptops, including an iBook Clamshell, PowerBook G4, MacBook Pro and more recently a MacBook Air. Without exception, SuperCal is one of the first apps I install and use. And that’s because it allows me to get the screen looking exactly how I want it.
While I’m not sure I will have it enabled all the time, I love the idea of HazeOver. Created by Maxim Ananov, it’s a Mac App designed to help you focus on the task at hand, by dimming out any inactive windows.
Launched yesterday, 4oD Catch Up is an app that allows iPad users based in the UK to watch TV shows previously broadcast on Channel 4 and it’s sister channels. While the 4oD service has been available to view online for a couple of years it requires flash, so has never been accessible on the iPad.
If you’re looking for an ultra-realistic golf game for the iPad then you might want to stop reading now. As it says on one of the loading screens of Flick Golf HD, “this is golf reinvented”. If you like the sound of a faster paced golf game that involves flicking and (sometimes) frantic swiping read on…
If you follow macsessed on Twitter, you will probably know I’m not the worlds most active tweeter. Bar a few tweets every couple of days I’m more of a passive user – I tend to use it to keep an eye on what’s going on in the world. So in some ways Trickle for Twitter is the perfect app for me – and that’s because it’s a passive Twitter Client.