If your friends are spread out in the vast ether that is the Internet, it's not easy to round them up in one app. IM+ All-in-One Messenger for Android not only makes it possible, but incredibly easy, too. It supports more networks than you'll even know existed and makes all of your buddy lists easy to navigate.
This app constantly works in the background, so it will use up some battery life and RAM. It syncs with AIM, MSN, Facebook, Google Chat, and dozens of other messaging clients -- so you'll need to log in to each. … Read more
NBA's All-Star Game has become a star-studded affair full of celebrities and cool activities. You can enjoy all of the action from 2013's event with this official app. You'll find highlights, behind-the-scenes fun, and recaps in NBA All-Star 2013. The information is still fun to browse even though the game is in the books.
This app offers a smooth presentation of coverage from the 2013 All-Star Game. That means there are highlights of the dunks, skills competition, and all of the other events during All-Star Weekend. NBA All-Star 2013 has all the clips you could ask for, … Read more
There are quite a few file transfer tools on the App Store. The concept is simple and the technology makes the execution easy enough. Enter a URL on your computer's browser and you can access your iPhone or iPad while the app is open. You can then move files back and forth with relative ease. In these core functions, iFileExplorer HD performs very well. The load time is near instant, the transfer speed is fast, and file access is simple.
However, iFileExplorer HD goes above and beyond similar apps with additional features that make it well worth your attention. … Read more
Now owned by Intel, McAfee All Access is a professional-grade personal computer security suite that comes with apps for Mac and Android. It's the premium security product from McAfee, but while its features are top-notch, its competitors do better at security-efficacy benchmarking.
Installation McAfee All Access doesn't have the fastest installation around, but it's not horrifically slow. From download to ready-to-use, the entire process took about six and a half minutes. By contrast, Symantec's Norton goes 0 to 60 in less than a minute.
McAfee appears to have fixed the suite's problems with oversensitivity toward … Read more
Car lovers are often left with wikis and forums to pine and fawn over the newest models from the world's biggest manufacturers like BMW and Ferrari. With All Cars Lite, you can at least partially sate your hunger to learn more about some of the hottest car models around, albeit with a handful of limitations. Designed as a "complete" database for car models produced around the globe, All Cars has a very simple interface. There is a list of manufacturers on the left, the vehicles produced by each manufacturer appear in a column on the right and … Read more
The Sony Vaio Tap 20 introduced us to the idea of the all-in-one/tablet hybrid device. Asus has taken that concept, slathered it with Asus' particular brand of experimental enthusiasm, and brought it to life in the form of the $1,299 Transformer AIO.
The Transformer AIO, like the Sony Tap 20, shows an effort to offer consumers an intriguing new blend of all-in-one desktop and semiportable tablet. Rather than following Sony's approach of relying on Windows 8's new touch-friendly interface to achieve that mix with a single, seamless piece of hardware, the Transformer AIO essentially gives you … Read more
Staples in dangling a $400 trade-in deal to steer customers toward Windows 8 devices.
How does it work? The retailer's "Trade up to touch" Web page explains the process.
You first have to buy a Windows 8 touch device from Staples. It can be an all-in-one PC, a notebook, or a tablet, but it must be one of the qualifying items on the retailer's list. The list includes all-in-ones from Hewlett-Packard and Dell, laptops from Lenovo and Asus, and the various flavors of Microsoft's Surface RT and Pro tablets.
You then identify the device that … Read more
Consumers who order an iMac in the U.S. should now see it at their doorstep in just one to three business days.
Shipment times for both sizes of Apple's all-in-one desktop eased up on Saturday following a previous lengthy delay. On Friday, Apple's online store had been showing ship times of three to four weeks for the 27-inch edition and two to three weeks for the 21.5-inch model.
The iMac had been hit by supply constraints and production problems, but those issues have apparently been addressed. However, not all buyers will receive their iMacs so quickly.… Read more