f you’ve ever visited Mayan ruins in Mexico, chances are high that you’ve been to Chichen Itza. It was one of the largest Mayan cities and is now the most visited arcahelogical site in Mexico. But if you can’t jump on a plane right now to visit the city, you can take a virtual tour and simulate an archaeological dig through it’s ruins by downloading and playing Pay Dirt — Treasures of Chichen Itza, a new application we found for iOS devices that’s truly the first of its kind on the market. The point of the game is to dig up artifacts from 20 different locations throughout Chichen Itza.
Panoramic live wallpapers for the iPhone If the first beta version of iOS 7 is indicative of the imminent public release of Apple’s revamped mobile operating system, the answer is a resounding yes. Continue reading
With the majority of smartphone carriers no longer offering unlimited data plans for the iPhone, monitoring how much mobile data you use is a key element to saving money on your phone bill. Continue reading
Welcome back, my budding hackers! I began this series on Linux basics because several of you have expressed befuddlement at working with BackTrack on Linux. As a hacker, there is no substitute for Linux skills. Linux beginners are often faced with the issue of how to find files and programs, especially considering the radically different directory structure as compared to Mac OS or Windows. Continue reading
Sharing just got a whole lot easier in the new iOS 7. Apple has decided to integrate AirDrop, the local vicinity file-sharing service found in Mac OS X, into the latest version of iOS. With AirDrop, you can share pictures, contacts, notes, and more between two iPhones without the need for a wireless network. Continue reading
With all the little improvements that Apple made to iOS7, some older features have been changed or moved (and sometimes, it’s not obvious). Just yesterday, I was at the Apple store speaking with an employee about iOS7 when he said: “It sucks that the new iOS 7 doesn’t have Spotlight”. Continue reading