French game publisher Gameloft has pulled the lid off of its interesting new iOS action game with some new information. Last week, the company released a trailer for the game but declined to give any actual details. Now we have a new video of the game in action, and news that it will be published on the App Store next month under the name Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden.
The International Mobile Gaming Awards announced its picks for the very best mobile gaming apps of the year. The awards cover games from many different platforms including Android, Linux, and Flash, but unsurprisingly it's iOS that is dominating the awards this year.
Only in the Apple world, can we get excited that others won't get time off. Sources that are familiar with Apple's retail plans say that Apple has issued a "blackout" period spanning three weeks, meaning retail employees without seniority will not be allowed to go on vacation. The timeframe is said to span from the last week of January and continue into the first half of February. New products on the way, perhaps?
As we first made mention this morning, and perhaps as you may have experienced first hand for yourself now, the iOS alarm clock bug has caused some headaches for embarking into 2011. While Apple had tried to reassure that alarms would function beginning today, such does not seem to be the case, as users are still reporting issues.
Despite rumors of iOS app subscriptions soon knocking on our door, it would appear that Apple and publishers still have a long way to go. The sticking point? Publishers are wanting to be able to sell subscriptions all on their own, or be able to hang onto subscriber info. Apple has other thoughts in mind.
Fans of BBC programming will appreciate this latest tidbit. According to the Financial Times, the BBC is planning on launching its iPlayer app as a commercial subscription for iPad users outside the UK. United States viewers are said to be the first target.
Word came about today that Rupert Murdoch, the head of News Corp, and Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, will reportedly reveal a new digital "newspaper" to be named the Daily at the end of the month. Murdoch feels that the joint project has the potential to be a "game changer."
Despite the downward spiral of print publishing, news reading apps such as the popular Pulse News Reader are doing the opposite -- and now, print executives are going to follow the money trail as their readers flock to the Internet and mobile devices.
The world watched in awe this week as 33 courageous miners in Chile were finally rescued after 68 days of being trapped underground. Now praised as heroes, they’re being lavished with gifts -- including iPods.