Best New Games: ‘Modern Combat 5: Blackout,’ ‘The Great Prank War,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and more

Best New Games: ‘Modern Combat 5: Blackout,’ ‘The Great Prank War,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and more

We’re back with our weekly Best New Games roundup, covering the best new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game releases from this week. Apple typically refreshes the App Store with a lineup of exciting new games on Wednesday night, this week featuring Modern Combat 5: Blackout, The Great Prank War, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Poptile, Dream Revenant and Soccer Physics.

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OS X Yosemite Public Beta is now Available for Download

OS X Yosemite Public Beta is now Available for Download

As expected, OS X Yosemite public beta is now available for download.

The public beta is available to the first million users who have signed up for OS X Beta program.

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Apple tops Samsung as leading tablet vendor in second quarter

Apple tops Samsung as leading tablet vendor in second quarter

The latest numbers from research firm IDC reveal that Apple maintained its position as the top tablet vendor in the second quarter, shipping 13.3 million iPads for a leading 26.9% global market share. Meanwhile, rival Samsung shipped 8.5 million tablets and had 17.2% market share worldwide for the three-month period ending June. 

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7 ways that Xiaomi has blatantly copied Apple

7 ways that Xiaomi has blatantly copied Apple

When you hear about tech companies that are accused of being Apple copycats, it is usually Samsung that is at the forefront of the discussion. However, the Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has recently came into the spotlight because of allegations that it has been blatantly copying Apple as well. Take a look for yourself ahead. 

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Apple patent filing hints at improved Touch ID on future iPhones, iPads

Apple patent filing hints at improved Touch ID on future iPhones, iPads

It has been rumored over the past several months that Apple will make improvements to the Touch ID fingerprint scanner found on the iPhone 5s, in addition to expanding the security feature to a wider range of iOS devices. A new Apple patent filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office appears to corroborate those claims. 

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Apple patent filing reveals its continued interest in AMOLED displays

Apple patent filing reveals its continued interest in AMOLED displays

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application for OLED displays with “variable optical path length,” confirming the iPhone maker’s continued interest in the next-generation display technology. Apple has at least three other OLED-related inventions credited to its name through the USPTO. 

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Swiss watchmaker Swatch denies involvement with Apple on iWatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch denies involvement with Apple on iWatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report from last night that claimed it was working with Apple on the iWatch, with a company spokesperson stating that its only relationship with mobile phone makers is to provide integrated circuits and other electrical components. 

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New Report claims Apple won’t launch 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 together to avoid competition

New Report claims Apple won’t launch 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 together to avoid competition

Apple is widely expected to release two variants of the iPhone 6 this year, one with a 4.7-inch display and the second one with a 5.5-inch display.

But we have heard contradictory reports about when the two new iPhone models will be launched.

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The Best Email Apps for iPhone

The Best Email Apps for iPhone

The idea behind taking email with you on your mobile device is to stay productive and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues easily — but your choice of email client can make your mobile correspondence a pain or a delight. These days, email is hardly ever just about reading and replying to a plain text message; I hardly ever hit Send without sharing a link, attaching a file, jotting down a task, checking my calendar or creating an event. A capable email app should make all these actions easy, rather than forcing you to leave your messages unread till you get to a desktop.

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iWatch could reportedly come in multiple models from manufacturers like Swatch and others

iWatch could reportedly come in multiple models from manufacturers like Swatch and others

Even before Apple’s first wearable makes it to market, the unicorn device has already been front-and-center on its own roller coaster ride. Today is just another dip in the endless track, as a new report suggests we may not just get one iWatch later this year, but actually many different devices.

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