2011 went out with quite a bang, at least as far as mobile apps are concerned. According to the latest data from Flurry, the week of December 25-31st saw a record-breaking 1.2 million apps downloaded between iOS and Android.
Significant progress has been made on an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, and expects to release the exploit as soon as next week. An untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak is also in the works.
Apple finished 2011 with a nice 52.1 percent share of all mobile web traffic for month of December, which, compared to Android’s scant 16.2 percent share, leaves Apple in a pretty nice position for 2012 and beyond.
A pair of developers are building a framework for running iPhone and iPad apps on the Apple TV, and have produced a demo showing side-by-side iOS apps running on the device.
CrowdCafe’ has released Lock Screen Weather for iPhone – an app that displays local weather information (complete with graphics) on your iPhone’s lock screen without needing a jailbreak.
If you enjoy slide puzzles and want to try something new, Stretch the Puzzle may be right up your alley, combining a traditional slide puzzle with a unique stretching element.
We have hooked up with Breaking Art to give away 5 copies of Flickr HD – a great photo viewing app for the iPhone and iPad! Flickr HD would normally set you back $4.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free! Details inside…
There will soon be a new Sonic game hitting an iOS device near you. Over a year after Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 hit the App Store, Episode II is on the horizon, and will be coming out sometime early next year.
Kittens are universally amazing, and Fruit Ninja is a remarkably addicting game. So what do you get when you put the two together? This amazing YouTube video, that’s what.
The Italian company I’m is releasing the most progressive timepiece to-date and first smart-watch, simply named the i’mWatch. When paired with a smartphone, the i’mWatch will display inbound calls, text messages, emails, Facebook and Twitter notifications, and other requested information such as current weather forecasts.
The holiday season typically provides a nice boost to developer’s app sales, with many iOS developers rushing to put their apps on sale ahead of Apple’s annual iTunes Connect freeze. This year has been no exception.
Sporting two separate analog joysticks, ten action buttons, three menu buttons and a D-Pad, the GamePad promises to “significantly improve” the gaming experience on iOS devices. Now if only it was supported by more than two games…
Digital downloads made up a big part of online spending on Christmas Day this year. According to the latest numbers from comScore, apps and digital media made up a full fifth of all spending on December 25th.
Following Facebook’s introduction of a new profile feature called Timeline, and a recent update to their iPhone app to support the new feature, Facebook will reportedly be bringing the Timeline feature to their iPad app early next year.
Infinity Blade II has been extremely successful since its launch earlier this month, but the game can be difficult to master. Fortunately, developer Epic Games has released a set of great tips to help you succeed in the game.
IBM Benchmark has released their initial online retail sales numbers for Christmas day, and you might be surprised at just how big of a bite mobile devices took this year.