With his “Take Control of Apple TV” hat on, Josh Centers explains how the Apple TV’s Netflix client can now automatically play the next episode of a TV series when you finish an episode. Apple has launched a new iTunes Pass feature that lets you buy iTunes Store credit in a retail Apple Store via Passbook — we delve into what it’s useful for and how to set it up. Sitting too much may be killing us all, but the Stand Up work break timer could lessen the damage. Josh reviews it, as well as Marco Arment’s new podcast app, Overcast, which isn’t for everyone but brings welcome refinements to podcast listening. Michael Cohen tells the story of his involvement with the invention of the ebook, and how it almost fell prey to the curse of Macbeth. In this week’s FunBITS, Josh takes a look at The Rhythm of Fighters, a musical take on a fighting game mainstay. Notable software releases this week include DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.8.1, Typinator 6.1, PDFpen and PDFpenPro 6.3.1, and Voila 3.8.
Nearly two years after the feature was unveiled, Netflix on the Apple TV gains Post-Play, which automatically plays the next TV episode after the one you’re watching ends. “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explains how it works.
You can now use Passbook to purchase iTunes Store credit at an Apple Store. Josh Centers explains how to set up Apple’s new iTunes Pass.
Sitting is killing us, but a free iPhone app could be our salvation.
The App Store is full of podcast clients for the iPhone, but Overcast is the first to be developed by a professional podcaster. Read on to find out if it’s right for you.
Michael E. Cohen was on hand for the birth of the ebook, but he discovered that not even pioneers are immune from the curse of Macbeth.
The Rhythm of Fighters is a musical take on the fighting game genre, but is it greater than the sum of its parts?
Notable software releases this week include DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.8.1, Typinator 6.1, PDFpen and PDFpenPro 6.3.1, and Voila 3.8.
Managing Editor Josh Centers sat down with Gene Steinberg to discuss Gmail and Apple TV on The Tech Night Owl podcast, Apple has been denied a trademark on its Touch ID fingerprint scanner, and Greenpeace has declared Apple the greenest company in the tech world.