Got your attention? Of course we did--who doesn’t love great software, entertainment, and even hardware for the low, low price of free? That’s why we’re pointing you to the best Mac and iOS apps; the top sources for free music, videos, and other fun; and even the best ways to make phone calls without dropping a dime.
After seeing it in action months ago at an Apple press conference, more than a million people downloaded “Epic Citadel,” the skeleton of an app that, until recently, has had no name and no release date. Since the announcement we’ve seen demos, pictures, and even heard an ambiguous release day (Holiday 2010). But now, the cherry on top of our App flavored double scoop: ChAIR Entertainment has just released a trailer. The verdict? You tell us.
Google and its merry band of features has slowly but surely been making its way onto iOS be it in the company's actual app or other integrated features. One that was announced today is the company's Google Instant search can now be accessed on iOS.
It appears our favorite "patent happy" company may be at it again. The latest has Apple having filed a patent application in April 2009, for "interactive gaming with co-located, networked direction and location aware devices."
Yesterday we had brought it to you about the Skyfire app that could convert Flash video into HTML 5. According to the developer's blog, the app has become so popular, that it has 'sold out' in the app store, and they are temporarily not accepting new purchases from the App Store.
The Flash fashion is so passe. Everyone knows that the best things in life are encoded in HTML 5 and available for all the world to see, regardless of the smartphone you've got in your hand. The new Skyfire browser, ready to set foot inside the App Store, converts video from the old school Adobe Flash into the next generation HTML 5 code it needs for all systems to go.
Apple has the lead in the US smart phone market with a 26% market share. In the third quarter of this year, the smart phone market grew a whopping 95% over the same quarter a year ago to 80.9 million shipped units--that's a whole heck of a lot of people adopting smart phones. Apple's performance this year saw its market share grow 17% worldwide, with RIM trailing behind in worldwide sales.
Yesterday we reported on a cool app called iDOS, a universal emulator that allowed you to run all kinds of elder technology on your iOS device, was pulled from the App Store less than 24 hours after its auspicious debut. Turns out there may have been a valid reason for Apple to pull it -- and it doesn’t involve its emulation powers.
Before we begin, a brief history: Pigs were invented in 1855, at the imaginative hand of fantasy writer R. S. Wilberton, and they have captivated our minds and hearts ever since. In this issue of Game Time, we check out the best iPhone and iPad games featuring these adorable, mythical creatures.
That’s right folks, it’s time for another Game Time. But first, jump the cut to see how you can win a copy of the Sims 3: Late Night Expansion pack!