The Seamless, Automagical Future of Software Updates

Gizmodo: OS X Lion is coming to the Mac App Store, ushering in a new era of digital distribution for their desktop operating system. And rumors are flying that iOS devices will soon receive over-the-air updates. If we had to smash these two pieces of information together and speculate about the future a little bit, we鈥檇 say Apple is heading down a path to automatic background updates for all of their operating systems....

May 5, 2011 路 3 min 路 578 words 路 Omid Farhang

Dropbox Updates App With Slick iPad Support

If you鈥檙e a fan of cloud storage service Dropbox and own an iPad, it鈥檚 your lucky day. The iPhone version was already quite good, but Dropbox have now updated the app for better iPad support. The new version of the app, available for free here [warning: iTunes link], makes great use of the extra screen real estate afforded by the iPad and takes advantage of both portrait and landscape modes....

May 4, 2010 路 1 min 路 191 words 路 Omid Farhang

Explore Space with Buzz Aldrin on Your iPhone

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin [iTunes link] has his own iPhone app, and it鈥檚 packed full of information, news, images and videos related to space exploration. It鈥檚 currently the one of the most popular apps in the Apple App Store鈥檚 Education category. 鈥淏uzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration鈥 is divided into five sections: Space Buzz, News, Interactive, Buzz Life, and More. We鈥檝e pictured most of them below. The Space Buzz section serves up a variety of content (mission data, videos, photos, 鈥渂uzz鈥檚 takes鈥 and more) on nine subjects in space exploration, including Deep Space Exploration, Mysteries & Myths, Mars Exploration, Space Tourism & Private Ventures, Hubble & Other Telescopes, Moon Exploration, International Space Station and International Space Race....

April 16, 2010 路 2 min 路 219 words 路 Omid Farhang