Every parent knows it can often be a challenge to keep kids entertained, but the iPad has become a godsend for both, with a steady supply of apps to amuse and educate our little ones. This week, PBS announced another free entry to their lineup with PBS KIDS Video for iPad.
As more publishers begin to trickle in to allowing for subscriptions to their publications on Apple's iPad, a new report from Forbes sheds light in that it wasn't so much a concern about profit that caused the delay. It was about whether or not customers would be willing to share data.
Forget Kate and Prince William -- the truly royal wedding should have been the one enjoyed by Tiare Kruse and her spouse, which took their friendly Apple vs. Google rivalry to a whole new level, complete with a wedding cake topped by the iPhone and that loveable Android.
Happy Mother's Day to all you geek moms out there. We've got a little hardware on offer, a little software you should definitely check out, and a few how-tos that'll get you up to a geeked out fancy Mac style. There's also a bit of news out there, just in case you missed it.
We love RedLynx for a number of different reasons. It's not just for their iOS classic DrawRace, either. We also, admittedly adore their Xbox Live game Trials HD. Now we're getting word that the developer is hard at work for a brand new iOS title that will be the sequel to the aforementioned game, DrawRace.
Video game publishing juggernaut Electronic Arts has taken out its check book yet again to acquire another high profile iOS gaming company. Late last year EA purchased Angry Birds publisher Chillingo (though not Angry Birds the brand) for a cool $20 million in cash, and now they have acquired another major player in the iPhone gaming world, Firemint.
You may not have heard of Auditorium, but trust us when we say it's one of the most unique and intriguing games on the iOS platform. It fuses great puzzle gaming with rhythm and music. So we're not exaggerating when we say the announcement of the creator's (Cipher Prime) next game, Pulse, was a great thrill. Now we're getting word that the game has passed approval and will be released on Thursday, May 5.
We just can't seem to keep PopCap out of the news feed today. First there was the heart-warming/wrenching story of the young Make-A-Wish boy who got to make a game with PopCap. Now, PopCap has announced that they have acquired a new game studio called ZipZapPlay that specializes in making social game experiences.
Better grab a box of tissues for this story. Owain Weinert is 9-years-old and has Leukemia, cancer of the white blood cells. When he enrolled in the Make-A-Wish program his wish was to create his very own video game. Today we're getting word that PopCap Games stepped up to fulfill the request and has created Allied Star Police which was designed by Weinert.