With so many apps now available in the App Store, it’s not often that one comes along that makes everyone swoon over it. Let’s face it: We’re jaded by having so many cool apps on the iOS platform, so we stand up and take notice when one gets so much attention. This week, it’s Realmac Software’s Clear which has everyone talking.
When it comes to app design, excellent artistry can only take you so far. Despite its refreshingly funky visuals and charming premise, Catball Eats It All just doesn't have very enjoyable gameplay to back up its unconventional style.
One racing game alone isn't likely to sate genre fans, and a quick glance at the App Store reveals loads of seemingly stellar options, including simulation racers, arcade-centric affairs, and even top-down experiences that alter the typical behind-the-wheel (or bumper) perspective. Need a primer on what racers warrant a look? Here are the 10 iOS racing games that keep us coming back for more.
On Monday, Apple announced that the Fair Labor Association will begin conducting voluntary inspections of the company’s suppliers in China, specifically noting Foxconn as one of them. The news comes as a surprise to Apple supplier Pegatron, however, who claims they haven’t been informed of any such inspections.
Stylish, interactive children's book Numberlys takes place in a stark, drab world with no alphabet. Not unlike Fritz Lang’s futuristic dystopian film, Metropolis, its inhabitants are unsatisfied with their situation and set out to do “something different.” Gradually, they build all 26 letters -- with a little help from the readers.
Of course there's iPad 3 rumors, of course there are. You'd be a fool not to expect them. Our only surprise is that they haven't reached such feverish blistered fingers hot levels yet. Maybe it's because Tim Cook's iPhone 4S was such a lukewarm affair compared to the Steve mojo. At any rate, we've got that and a few other spicy bits for you to chew on in this week's muy caliente roundup.
Lots of good stuff in the deal basket for this weekend, so you can get your App Store finger ready for some freebies, some price cuts, and some fantastic app deals. App deals this weekend include Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Sam & Max, and Little Rockets HD.
This week offered a mix of good and bad news for iOS gaming. On the one hand, former iOS powerhouse Ngmoco announced layoffs, but we got some awesome news to offset that. It looks like old school adventure game superstars Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert could be making a new iOS adventure game funded entirely by Kickstarter users.
Great news, zombie lovers! The Walking Dead returns this Sunday with a whole batch of new episodes to keep us on the edge of our chairs. Now, some bad news: The actual Zombie Apocalypse could begin any day now. Are you prepared to face the onslaught of the undead? No? Don't fret: We've put together a collection of five iOS apps that'll get you off and running for your life on the right foot.
Parents, you know how it goes: every time the kid wants to download an app from the iTunes Store, he has to bring you the phone so that you can type in the password. That sort of defeats the purpose of giving him the iPhone so that he's distracted. Fortunately, you can set up an iTunes allowance, which lets you specify a precise amount of cash that your kid can spend on apps without having to bug you each time he wants to try out a new iOS game. The allowance works just like an iTunes gift card, and can be used to purchase music, iOS apps, and Mac apps. It's easy to set up--we'll show you how!