Horror movies and Halloween antics may be the preferred way for many folks to get their thrills and chills, but the spooky season is also ripe with ample gaming opportunities as well. From wanton zombie slaughter and midnight runs to demon dismemberment and exploring the dark depths of space, there are plenty of spooky iOS offerings waiting to sink their teeth into you. If you're craving a more interactive way to get your blood curdling fix, look no further than these quality picks.
It's that time of year again, when all the groovy ghoulies and spunky spooks get prepped for a night of mischievous fun, candy questing, and late night costumed prowling. For some folks, Halloween is a big deal each year. It's an excuse to cut loose with crazy costumes and go hog-wild on the front yard decorations. And let's not forget the truckloads of candy. With so many cool Halloween-themed apps floating around, we can't help but get into the spirit of the eerie season. Join us with these awesome picks for everything from scary movies to virtual pumpkin carving.
Since its introduction, there are many users who have never downloaded a Newsstand-enabled app to their iOS device. The icon just sits, taking up space on your home screen, without any way to turn it off, or remove the icon--until now. Thanks to a small Mac and Windows app called StifleStand, you can hide the Newsstand app in a folder without jailbreaking your device.
What's a little game between friends? Well, it can be the playing field that determines competitive prowess, or just the first battle in a war that will wage for as long as your friendship lasts -- and depending on how intense the matches get, that might not be long. Asynchronous gaming has become the way to play for many folks, but nothing beats the good old-fashioned back-and-forth nature of pass-and-play competition. With the games on this list, strong momentum swings can be felt as the iOS device changes hands, and that's just not something you can capture remotely. Regain the intensity of gaming right next to your opponent with these eight great pass-and-play games.
Henry David Thoreau once said, "Justice is sweet." His views were often ahead of the curve, so it could be fair to say that Mr. Thoreau was talking about the richer tastes and satisfying rewards that come from purchasing fair trade products. October is Fair Trade Month, so there's no better time to make yourself more aware of where the things you buy come from. We often don't think about how the food we eat, the clothes we buy, and the services we benefit from arrive to us. We've collected eight apps that will help you find the best products that benefit the producers as well as the consumers. These apps can help you make a difference in someone else's life by making the smallest of changes to yours.
We're not impatient people by nature, but when so many of our favorite apps have been updated to take advantage of the iPhone 5's big, beautiful screen, it's difficult to see several other headline options that still spotlight black borders. Luckily, initial holdouts like Instagram and Netflix made the leap in recent days, though we're still waiting on many others to finally spread out and utilize the full four-inch display. Which apps are we most eager to see take the plunge? Check out seven of the biggest apps that (as of press time) still need iPhone 5 optimization -- and stat!
The iPhone 5 might be one of the most perfect pieces of technology ever assembled, but it’s taken more than its share of lumps for choosing to go its own way on two key features: mobile payments and maps. Competitors and critics have jumped at the opportunity to point out the handset’s so-called shortcomings, but unsurprisingly, none of it has slowed the iPhone 5’s assault on the record books.
This was a big week for Apple fans. Not only was new handset released for those looking to upgrade, but the newest OS came out with a bunch of shiny new love for all the good boys and girls. It was almost like Christmas. So what are some of these fun new features and news? Let's have a look.
Keyboard shortcuts aren’t just for menu items. TextExpander lets you make “snippets” that expand into larger chunks of text or an image--anything you find yourself typing again and again, you can shorten.