Apple iLife '09 is a great application suite for simple media organizing and editing, and the addition of features like face recognition, geotagging, and music lessons makes it worth the update.
Ballistic's LifeStyle Smooth Series is an affordable, stylish, and durable case with just a few quirks.
Petting Zoo is a quirky and absolutely charming app, but because it's structured more like a picture book, pass it up if you're looking for a traditional level-intensive game.
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Apple has introduced a new generation of its iWork and iLife suites of apps, and they'll be available for free with every new Mac or iOS device purchase.
Apple's Eddy Cue shows off revamped versions of the company's iLife suite. iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand are all getting new looks, including new editing features for iMovie.
Apple iLife '08 is a fine, affordable media-editing suite that should keep beginners and hobbyists happy when managing pictures, videos, songs, and podcasts, but those seeking to fine-tune movies should look elsewhere.
Apple's revamped productivity and lifestyle software is free, and full of new features. But some users are howling over what's been taken out.
If you don't already have iLife and you deal with digital media, you should get iLife '06. If you have an older version, think carefully about whether the new features are worth the price.
Alongside the iPhone announcements yesterday, Apple also made its iWork and iLife iPhone and iPad apps free to all new device purchasers, backdated to the start of September.
While it's fairly costly and requires an included adapter for headphones, the LifeProof is arguably the best tough iPhone case on the market.