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Long-awaited Alto’s Odyssey lands on iOS this month

Alto Photo: Snowman Alto’s Odyssey, the long-awaited follow up 2015’s brilliant Alto’s Adventure endless snowboarding game is finally landing on iOS later this month. The game combines the snowboarding of its predecessor with wall jumping, balloon bouncing, and far more — all with the same sumptuous graphics of the original game, which remains one of …

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs wins posthumous Grammy

Steve Jobs’ death caused an outpouring of support. Photo: Grammys February 12, 2012: Months after his untimely death, Steve Jobs is honored with a Special Merit Grammy Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of music with the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The award is collected by Apple’s senior vice president of …

Apple overtakes Asus to become fourth largest notebook maker

Notebook sales increased more than expected last year. Photo: Apple Global notebook shipments increased more than expected last year, and part of it came down to Apple’s strong MacBook growth. According to a new report from market research firm TrendForce, Apple recorded a 9.6 percent market share in global notebook shipments, up from 8.3 percent …

New HomePod ads show off its musical versatility

Apple debuted short four HomePod-themed ads over the weekend, showing off the speaker’s high-end audio playback capabilities. The ads are titled “Beat,” “Bass,” “Equalizer” and “Distortion” and feature some striking but simple imagery that subtly harks back to the clean dancing silhouettes Apple used to use to advertise iTunes and the iPod. Check them out …

Guitar Gravitas, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, and other awesome apps of the week

This week we have apps that will help you to learn everything about your guitar, read up on the latest news, and use the Touch Bar to edit text on your MacBook Pro. But who are we trying to fool with all those? This weekend you’ll all be playing Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition all …