Apple Starts Contest for 25 Billionth App Download

Apple Starts Contest for 25 Billionth App Download
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 Read more…

Neuroshima Hex: Tile Based Combat

Neuroshima Hex: Tile Based Combat
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, Read more…

Apple Pulling Out Siri “Competitor” from App Store?

Apple Pulling Out Siri "Competitor" from App Store?
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 Read more…

From Plastic Surgery to Vibrator Apps: The Weirdest Apps Ever Developed

From Plastic Surgery to Vibrator Apps: The Weirdest Apps Ever Developed
Any time you have great computer technology, you can always find stupid or useless software to go with it. The current mobile application market is no different. In fact, with millions of apps currently available, you could literally have a bazaar full of the bizarre. Following are five of the weirdest apps available for mobile Read more…

Dungeon Crawlers: D&D on iOS for USD $1.99

Dungeon Crawlers: D&D on iOS for USD $1.99
If you’re in the mood for Dungeons & Dragons style gameplay for your iOS device, Dungeon Crawlers is a cell-shaded offer you can’t refuse for a USD $1.99. Unlike other game that offer a lot of customization for your dungeon-crawling party, this game takes a more cookie cutter approach to traditional dungeon games by letting Read more…

Apple Patent Indicates New Magsafe-Like Connectors for iOS Devices Soon

Apple Patent Indicates New Magsafe-Like Connectors for iOS Devices Soon
Apple’s 30-pin connector has been a staple in the company’s many mobile devices. Its universality across all of its mobile products means that you can just bring just one cable to connect your iPad, iPod or iPhone to the charger or to a PC or your Mac. It’s definitely a great convenience. But a newly Read more…

8 iOS Board Games You Should Own

8 iOS Board Games You Should Own
When people get onto a heated debate about what platform is better — Android vs iOS, I always chime in and tell them that the one thing the iPhone and iPad have is a great selection of board games converted into iOS. It’s taking devs forever to port their games to Android and this is Read more…

Apple’s iOS Most Preferred OS for Mobile Web Browsing

Apple's iOS Most Preferred OS for Mobile Web Browsing
Net Market Share recently released its compiled figures for mobile and tablet computer operating systems that are used for accessing the web for the month of December 2011 and as everyone expected Apple has come out as the most preferred mobile operating system of choice for mobile web browsing for more than fifty percent of Read more…

A look into Josh Tucker’s Multitasking UI for iOS

A look into Josh Tucker's Multitasking UI for iOS
Guess what I got for the holidays? An iPhone 4s. Went to the bar, nonchalantly and yeah showed it to friends. This is coming from an Android guy (I had owned an iPad 2 but was never into the iPhone craze) who always felt that a single hardware button wasn’t enough for a phone. I Read more…

Games Are Now Included in Apple’s Subscription Service

Games Are Now Included in Apple's Subscription Service
Apple knows that there is now a palpable shift in mobile gaming from traditional gaming handhelds to tablets and smartphones like the iPhone or iPad and it is now trying to take advantage of this shift to benefit not just itself but also game developers and consumers. Apple is now offering game publishers who develop Read more…