If you’ve got a jailbroken iPhone, and used hacked apps, you lost a lifeline on Sunday. A prominent service that supplied stolen iOS apps for jailbroken devices has closed. It’s seen by most as a major victory on the war on piracy.
There are more weather apps on the App Store than Christmas songs at this time of year, so it really takes something special to stand out from the crowd. WeatherOn will hope that it has done enough to make a difference, and the prospect of a weather app based around notifications and a Metro style interface should be interesting.
RavensWord: The Fallen King was one of the first critically acclaimed action-RPGs on iOS. Released in 2009, it set the bar for what the genre should live up to and the right direction for other developers to follow in. One of the most anticipated games of 2012 from Crescent Moon Games is the sequel to Fallen Kings; RavensWord: Shadowlands. The sequel could be the most detailed action-RPGs of the year from every aspect such as missions and storyline to controls and visuals.
As all those new iOS devices were powered up, and iTunes cards were dug out of stockings on Christmas morning, everyone decided to go shopping at the App Store!
The Marion Police Department in Virginia is encouraging its residents to help take a bite out of crime via a new iOS app. The department is joining several across the United States that already use localized versions of the app.
Listen Up! Lite is a nice twist on the turn-based word games we’ve all seen. The audio clues make it fun and enjoyable to attempt to guess the word. A few times I played back the audio clue just to laugh at them once again.
There are more and more coloring apps making their way into the App Store and we take a look at Artist Corner, a free addition to the line up. Clearly geared toward children, Artist Corner is a finger, or stylus, painting, drawing, coloring app that does most things well, but leaves a bit to be desired.
Another developer has managed to sneak a tethering app past Apple’s approval radar and onto the App Store, allowing users to use their iPhone data service on their Mac or PC with no additional charge. A number of apps have surfaced in the past with hidden tethering abilities – and this week’s catch is called FlashArmyKnife.
The Wall Street Journal, one of the last big publications to holdout on coming to the iOS Newsstand has finally agreed.
POP, the multi-connector charger Kickstarter project that was in serious peril because of Apple’s rules about not allowing Lightning and 30-Pin connectors in authorized accessories, is now back among the living after Apple revised it’s rules.
Wanna know how Santa’s coming along with all those gifts tonight? Here are a few ways that how you can use your Mac, iPhone, or iPad (and other platforms, of course) to keep track of the big guy tonight!
The holidays can drive you crazy. It’s a busy time, and you need all the help you can get. These apps may help you get through the season with only a minimum of mental and emotional damage.
Need a diversion form the relatives this holiday, but can’t use the television for your Xbox because Grandma is watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” for the 14th time in the last 3 days? Microsoft has come to your rescue.
There was a time when sim games were one of the most popular styles of games not he market. Games like Starcraft, Warcraft (not to be confused with WoW), Sim City, Roller Coaster Tycoon, and many others could be found on computers across the country. Developer Herocraft has recently released “Majesty: Northern Expansion” for iOS, and it feels perfectly nostalgic.
Ad network and analytics firm Chitika says their data shows that the jump in iOS 6 adoption was actually caused by the recent launch of the iPhone 5 in China, not the release of Google Maps, as previously suggested.
RockmeIt’s unique “social browser” has been available on the iPad for some while now, bringing a seemingly unlimited stream of personalized content, and a clever way to browse and share their favorite sites. Today, RockMeIt has expanded their app to the iPhone, updating their app to version 2.1 in the process.