We've grown used to our favorite Apple apps getting loads of new features when the iOS updates. No longer are we stuck with the tyranny of the hated Marker Felt in Notes, and Safari got some slick new updates that weren't in any advertisements. But what about the iPad's built in reader?
With a new rumor circulating that the iPad 2 may be announced as early as January, speculation has begun on what the refresh will bring. According to a Chinese newspaper, Apple may focus on five specific areas for the new model.
Just in time for the holidays (as well as your night terrors about the very idea of shopping on Black Friday), Adult Swim has announced two Christmas-themed games: Robot Unicorn Attack Christmas Edition (available for $0.99) and Amateur Surgeon Christmas Edition (available for free). The titles sport a similar look and feel to previous titles such as Robot Unicorn Attack (available for $1.99), Robot Unicorn Attack Heavy Metal Edition (available for $1.99) and Robot Unicorn Attack HD (available for $2.99).
For the puzzle freak in all of us, software developer Appular has announced that its Push Panic puzzle game is now available on the iTunes Store.
In Push Panic, you must tap assorted boxes to blast piece combinations off the screen before the red panic bar goes critical and topples the entire mass over. The game features 50 levels and four gameplay modes (Classic Panic, Color Panic, Time Panic and Score Panic), each with their own challenges.
Apple has just updated Keynote and Numbers for iOS 4.2. This update to the mobile version of Apple's iWork suite of apps brings a few new features, in addition to printing support for iOS 4.2. A feature many iPad owners can appreciate.
Last week Apple fans went crazy over the fact that TJ Max (and it's sister chain Marshalls) announced they would be selling the 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad for only $399.99. With an almost $100 departure from Apple's pricing, one person turned to Steve Jobs' email address for some answers. What he replied, however, is somewhat surprising.
If there's a place in your heart for amazing puzzle games, odds are that World of Goo has already found a place within it.
That being said, 2D Boy, the cool cats behind World of Goo, have gone on record to state that the game will be released on the iPad "as soon as we get approved by Apple" and that they hope to release the game "before the holiday season"
Apple has just seeded iOS 4.2.1 Gold Master to developers. This update has build number 8C148 and, according to MacStories, was just released internally at Apple last night. This update for iOS 4.2 may have been released in an attempt to squash last minute Exchange and audio-related bugs discovered earlier.
Comcast is bridging the gap between your cable box and iPad with a new remote app called Xfinity. This remote application lets you not only link and control your cable box with your iPad, but will even let you invite friends to watch the same TV show you are watching.