Develop Apps For Mobile And Desktop Platforms With LiveCode 5 [Review]

Develop Apps For Mobile And Desktop Platforms With LiveCode 5 [Review]

There are many other development tools available besides the free copy of Xcode that comes with every Mac. LiveCode 5 (starts at $99; $49 for upgrades), a development tool running on Mac OS X and other operating systems from RunRev, gets it inspiration from the programming language HyperTalk. It is designed with an intuitive user interface to make application development easier using a language that uses an understandable English-like syntax. You can use it to create your own iOS apps.

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D’you Think Steve Imagined a Completely Wire-Free World For His iPad? LaunchPort Just Made It a Reality

D’you Think Steve Imagined a Completely Wire-Free World For His iPad? LaunchPort Just Made It a Reality

Cables are so last month. Just a few weeks ago, iOS 5 cut the sync umbilical cord, and gave us AirPlay, which liberated the iPad from cables when streaming video or music — and today Dana Innovations’ new LaunchPort freed the iPad completely.

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HP CEO Admits Defeat, Says Apple Will Be Number One PC Maker In 2012

HP CEO Admits Defeat, Says Apple Will Be Number One PC Maker In 2012

HP CEO Meg Whitman recently said that Apple is poised to be the dominant PC maker in 2012. In an interview with French publication Le Figaro, Whitman admitted that Apple will likely take the lead in the market next year.

Whitman says that HP “will try to be champion again in 2013,” and it seems clear that the company’s new CEO is painfully aware of the mess that HP has found itself in during recent months.

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Apple Offers Disney’s Where’s My Water For Free On The App Store Facebook Page

Apple Offers Disney’s Where’s My Water For Free On The App Store Facebook Page

Apple is giving away free apps from the App Store on Facebook. As it has done in the past, fans can visit Apple’s App Store Facebook page and receive a free promo code for an iOS app.

This time around, fans can get codes for Where’s My Water, a game by Disney that typically sells for $0.99. If you’ve liked the App Store Facebook page, you can redeem a code for this game today.

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Apple On Track To Launch 4G-Equipped iPad And iPhone Next Year [Rumor]

Apple On Track To Launch 4G-Equipped iPad And iPhone Next Year [Rumor]

In the latest report regarding Apple’s future adoption of LTE/4G for its mobile devices, Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is allegedly set to release a 4G-equipped iPad in the summer of 2012. An LTE-equppied iPhone is then set to premiere in the fall of next year.

We’ve been hearing whispers about a 4G/LTE-flavored iPhone for quite some time, and Macotakara is relaying that Apple has been in talks with carriers about making 4G a reality for its next-generation devices.

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Trim Your Christmas Tree With These iPhone And iPad Holiday Ornaments

Trim Your Christmas Tree With These iPhone And iPad Holiday Ornaments

Because hanging a fragile slate of glass and aluminum from a thin twig of Christmas fir is a road to ruin: these iPad 2 and iPhone 4 Christmas Tree ornaments.

Don’t expect anything fancy — they are strictly two-dimensional, printed from photo-quality paper and backed by high-quality cardboard. Heck, you could probably save $11.00 and make them yourself from paper lying around your office. Still, ’tis the season to spend lots of cash on silly ornaments…

Apple TV Will Cost Twice as Much as Comparable TV Sets [Rumor]

Apple TV Will Cost Twice as Much as Comparable TV Sets [Rumor]

The latest iTV rumor is hitting the web today as Gene Munster told the crowd at IGNITION: Future of Media that the new Apple Television Set has been in the works for sometime now but should be released next year.

Munster is so certain that the new device is coming that he told everyone to wait before buying a new TV because Apple’s is going to be awesome.

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Use One Finger To Quickly Add A Calendar Event [iOS Tips]

Use One Finger To Quickly Add A Calendar Event [iOS Tips]Use One Finger To Quickly Add A Calendar Event [iOS Tips]

Apple has introduced another way to add events to your calendars in iOS. You can quickly and easily start the process to add an event to any of your iOS calendars with only one finger!

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Sonos Update Adds Android Tablet Support, New Features & Sonos Labs Beta

Sonos Update Adds Android Tablet Support, New Features & Sonos Labs Beta

Sonos has issued an update to its Sonos System Software today which adds a number of exciting new features that promise to enhance your Sonos experience. In addition to support for Slacker Radio in the U.S. and Canada, and new Spotify features, the update adds support for Android tablets, and a ‘Sonos Labs’ beta.

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President Obama Uses A DODOCase With His iPad 2 [Image]

President Obama Uses A DODOCase With His iPad 2 [Image]

Click the image above to embiggen.See that notebook to the left (his right) of a casually-dressed President Obama? That’s not a notebook, it’s the iPad 2 3G Obama got “a little bit early” from Steve Jobs, wrapped in a Moleskine-like DODOcase.

DODOcase must be beside themselves. They’ve got a good claim to being the only iPad case manufacturer personally endorsed by the President of the United States himself.

[via TNW]