There are a number of trends in the smartphone industry that have started to snowball during the last few years, but Apple has been company that can be relied upon to turn its nose up at such trends. Over the last few years, competing smartphone manufacturers have been pushing towards larger and larger devices, yet […]
For the longest time, the hit photo sharing app Instagram was exclusively an iOS application, a few months back, it finally released an Android version. But let’s face it, even though the Android version of Instagram works well, its implementation for iOS devices is still the best one – making it a seamless, more enjoyable […]
Upon the release of the iOS 6 developer beta, one of the most obvious changes that was noticed was a revamp in the iTunes app. Specifically, the iTunes U, Podcast and Audiobooks categories were removed. The removal of these sections has prompted the speculation that Apple plans to make separate apps for these sections. And […]
Apple says there are 200 new features in iOS 6. Here’s an exhaustive list, grouped by category, of every one we know about so far.
As expected, Apple fans are excited about the new iOS 6 and the new features and improvements it will bring to compatible iOS devices. The new mobile OS promises to bring improvements to two key areas – accessibility and convenience. If iOS 6 does deliver what it promises, which no doubt it will, then it […]
Who says only programmers should be able to make great apps? What if creating iOS apps was as easy as creating a WYSIWYG Word doc? A new Apple patent suggests that very idea — an idea so obvious, so genius, it’s going to change everything.
Over the weekend, Apple announced that the 25 billionth app was downloaded. The winner of the contest that Apple held to commemorate this milestone was Chunli Fu, who lives in Qingdao, China. Fu was awarded an iTunes gift certificate worth $10,000 that he can use in Apple’s online stores. So what was the app that […]
Apple’s App Store officially opened in 2008, but three years on and it has already offered a countless number of apps to very receptive Apple fans. How receptive are they? Apple says it is nearing its 25billionth download. This is a huge number and an amazing milestone so Apple is going to celebrate it with […]
While searching for the best board game translations into iOS, I chanced upon Neuroshima Hex, a tile-based tactical game for 2-4 players. Based on its original Neuroshima franchise (a Polish RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world), Neuroshima Hex is the “Final Fantasy Tactics” of its RPG counterpart. The iOS conversion is essentially the same game, […]
We all know how zealously Apple guards the “walled garden” environment of iOS. But sometimes even apps that have been given the privilege of entry into the iOS fold can still get Apple’s eagle-eyed attention, especially if that app looks like it will threaten one of Apple’s very own native features. This is precisely what […]