The iPad doesn't automatically make you an expert on a diverse array of subjects. But the apps we feature in this week's column put expertise on classical music, evolution, and graphic design right at your fingertips.
We end 2012 with the quantity and quality of content-rich apps on the upswing. But expectations for these tablet apps are higher, too.
It's okay to crave new gadgets, just ditch the old gear responsibly.
Holiday shopping eating into your budget for app downloads? Not to worry -- three of our four offerings this week won't cost you a dime to download.
Our regular look at content-rich apps takes on a holiday flare, as we explore a mobile adaptation of a classic Charlie Brown special, examine other Christmas-themed apps, and consider the best mobile versions of Charles Dickens's holiday tale.
The iOS Newsstand gets a noteworthy addition, while another newspaper offers a pretty deep collection of its front pages over the years. But the latest round-up of content-rich tablet apps starts by introducing you to a man named Bond -- James Bond.
The classic TV special is now an iPhone and iPad app, and while Loud Crow's mobile offering is charming enough, it doesn't match the greatness of the cartoon that inspired it.
Monday's unveiling of the final version of Windows Phone 8 is expected to open the floodgates to new products, some of them exclusive to particular carriers and all sporting the new interface, image-handling options, and security functions.
Our regular look at content-rich tablet apps considers the campaign promises of two more presidential apps. And we drown out all this election talk with some iconic jazz music from the terrific Blue Note app for your iPad.
AT&T is expected to be the first ISP to implement a new policy developed with U.S. content providers that involves sending several anti-piracy warnings, redirecting users' browsing, and finally filing legal charges.
Depending on what type of key system is used at the hotel you’re staying in, it might be possible for someone with a “dry erase marker” to bypass the door key system and walk right in.
Microsoft and Apple have both made recent acquisitions aimed at bolstering authentication technology and providing better security for mobile devices.
Movies focused on the writing, whether it's Shakespeare, based on a stage play, or about writers. And sometimes a director simply has the task of overcoming bad writing.
Consumer Reports compares Apple and Google's mapping programs (from iOS 6 and Android 4.0, respectively) while in New York City.