With the recent release of Plants vs. Zombies 2, defense games with the same style of gameplay and similar controls are looking to build off that success and popularity. Developer, Javier Aznar first released Shark Attack in 2011 and introduced a strategy game that a lot of people would quickly pick up on given the surging options and popularity of defense games on the app store. The release of Shark Attack 2 introduces 50 all new levels through 5 worlds and 18 different fish to choose from to defend your territory.
Technology has trained us to write with our thumbs on a touch screen, or with out fingers, clicking away on a keyboard. Now, those who prefer the “old-fashioned” way, can take notes on an iPad or iPhone like they would with pen and paper.
It’s a real pain to keep your devices synced. Sure, you can use iCloud to keep your iOS devices and your Mac all synced nicely, but what if you don’t trust “the cloud,” or what about non-Apple devices like a Sony PSP, or an Android phone? Enter SyncMate.
Within the My Nutrition application users can search foods, view nutritional information and add items to a favorites list, avoid list, or an other list utilizing the free version of the app.
The Grove Bamboo Backs are a simple sheet of real bamboo, hand smoothed and cut by a top notch team in Oregon. Available for iPad, iPad mini, and MacBook Pro/Air, the bamboo back adds a classic, real wood touch to your Apple device.
As you may know, Parallels Desktop is a favorite around the MacTrast homestead. It allows you to run Windows on your Mac quickly and easily, allowing copy and paste, and drag and drop functionality between the two operating systems. With Parallels Desktop 8, the ease and convenience has been taken up a notch.
BillGuard, the top finance app in the App Store, is both beautiful in function and beautiful in design. A clean and simple interface leads the charge, pun intended, for users to easily manage their credit/debit cards and bank accounts. If you are a financial hound about keeping up with each individual transaction, BillGuard provides an intuitive way to help you watch all of your personal expenses. It’s the real deal.
Sharemate for Mac takes the extra work out of sharing files through Dropbox. While power users know the tricks to share files without the additional app, the typical user will find Sharemate to be a great tool to smooth out the process.
Fun to play with a simple concept, Dive for Life ($0.99 in the App Store) is an excellent game for both adult and adolescent gamers, providing ample challenge and engagement for players. Overview Upon launching Dive for Life for the…
An app like Apple Maps or Yelp can help you find something if you know what you’re in the mood for, what if you want to be surprised? Or, what if you’re a lousy touchscreen typist like I am, wouldn’t it be cool to find the closest restaurant or theater without having to type even one character?
Have you gotten used to Apple’s Maps app but still miss the street view from Google Maps? “Streets” brings back street view to your iOS device, and also gives you some other views you may not have seen before.
The Pogo Connect is a pressure sensitive stylus, specifically designed with iPad in mind. Using Bluetooth 4.0 technology, the Pogo Connect pairs with your iPad through specific apps, to act as a realistic paint brush, marker, or etc.
As you might imagine, when someone thinks about photo editing on Mac, the first few applications that might come to mind include Photoshop, Aperture, or iPhoto. Thanks to the Mac App Store, there are a number of other great photo editors, which have caught the eye of a lot of users. VeprIT’s Photo Sense looks to add other features, which aren’t standard in most photo editing apps, such as automatic photo enhancement, editing a group of photos at once with batch editing and image setting synchronization.
One great way to make use of your Mac’s Thunderbolt ports is by using a PCI Express expansion chassis, allowing you to hook up PCIe cards to your Mac, adding additional ports, powerful video processing cards, additional hard drives or SSDs, and more. We’ve compared three such units to help make the decision a bit easier!
I recently had the opportunity to try out “Dragon Bane Elite” from Digital Cloud Limited on both my iPhone and iPad, and while I’ve never been a huge MMORPG (massively multi player online role playing game) player, I have to admit, this game intrigued me.
There are a number of bluetooth speakers out there. From budget to Bose, there’s something for everyone. I recently had the pleasure of trying out the Kinivo BTX450 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, and I think you’ll be able to tell that I was pleasantly surprised at the sound quality and features that are packed into this rechargeable speaker.