Someone must love you very much. How else to explain the fact that you were given an awesome new iPhone or iPod for the holidays? You must have come out well on the "nice" side of the whole naughty/nice continuum. Congrats!
But now what? You've got this highly advanced device that you've heard so much about--how are you ever going to get up to speed? Don't worry, we're here to help, with 10 simple activities designed to get you comfortable with your new acquisition.
When the eggnog wears off and your wacky aunt starts reminiscing about the "war on Christmas," you're going to need some new iOS games to distract yourself from the ensuing mayhem of family celebrations. Whether you're an existing iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch owner--or are convinced you'll receive one in a shiny box in the short term--here are ten recent releases that'll keep your mind (and eyes) where they need to be this weekend: playing games.
Creation is the name of the game with Apple’s revolutionary iPad. Whether you’re creating beats, finger painting, or writing the next great American novel, users all over the globe use the iPad to create nearly as much as they use it to consume media. This week we take a look at three big games that’ll have you creating as much as any creation app in the App Store. The games we chose run the gamut—from spiritual to downright toxic.
After a brief hiatus, GameTime is back and better than ever. This week we’re covering three awesome and supremely polished games. In case you missed it, last week we had an article where users could drop their Game Center IDs to make a few friends; though the contest is over, you can still make some friends here.
Surprise! AT&T isn't making friends with Consumer Reports readers and we wonder once again how come no talks about a Sprint iPhone.
iPad 2 rumors spin up the Internet. The latest rumor involves a shipping date for the next-generation iPad. We still think it'll drop in April instead of February. Listen for our super logical iPad-in-April reasons.
And finally, Flo has an issue with the new ABBA app.
If you’ve got friends with an iOS device, then rejoice! So long as you’re not rocking the left-in-the-dust 3G--or even worse, the first gen iPod touch--you’ve been able to play friends and strangers on Game Center for quite some time. It’s easy to add friends to play with on Game Center, and now iPad owners have finally gotten their turn. We decided to check out some of the iPad’s best Game Center options, focusing primarily on the games that let you play opponents online.
If you’re looking for people to play with, leave your Gamer Center tag in the comments section. As an added bonus, you’ll instantly be entered for a chance to win a Tunebug Vibe – an ultra-portable speaker that utilizes surfacesound technology to blast any music device with a 3.5mm headset jack. Making friends and winning stuff? Now that’s a combination. Scroll down to the bottom for more details.
In this episode of iOS Game Time, we surgically remove bits of glass, play bits of fiddle, and try and restore our little tribe to its once glorious nature. For information on Editor’s high score, please refer to last week (it's still active until we have a few more than two people sign up)! So without further ado, Game Time.
Puzzle Quest HD is a simple match-three game that heaps on tons of gratuitous (and fun) RPG elements. You get a chance to add armor, learn spells, and customize your character. RPG puzzle games are nothing new, but we love them for their ridiculousness. I mean, what says “Cast Water Tsunami Spell” like connecting four blue pog-looking things?