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.
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If you’re like me, you take hundreds, if not thousands of photos during the year. And if you’re also like me, you wind up with numerous duplicates in your iPhoto, Aperture, or Adobe Lightroom libraries.
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.
Do you fondly remember the old, pre-technology days when kids either wanted the Barbie Dream Car, or the G.I. Joe with the Kung-Fu Grip? Well, Mattel and Hasbro sure as heck do, and today’s technology craving kids are scaring the crap out of them!
It’s pretty standard really, Apple releases a new product, and no matter how many resources Apple’s manufacturing and assembly partners throw at production, they still can’t keep up.
Apple has agreed to drop patent claims against a new Samsung phone after Samsung said it was not releasing the phone for sale in the U.S. market.
A new iPhone app, dubbed Cycloramic, has been released that will allow you to shoot hands free, panoramic 360-degree video. It does it without any special accessories or peripherals. How does it do it? It vibrates your iPhone, DUH!
Remember the Tamagotchi? Man, that was a craze, even I had one. That did have it’s limitations however, and Hatch, an iPhone app coming in 2013 wants to bring Tamagotchi-style pet care to the iPhone.
We have hooked up with Aspyr to give away 5 copies of Borderlands 2 – a fantastic new FPS/role playing hybrid for the Mac! Borderlands 2 would normally set you back $44.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!
Apple’s iPad is seeing its share of the global tablet traffic in decline, now that a number of low-cost Android tablets are flooding the market, but it is still the most used tablet by a huge margin!
While we never normally see Apple prototypes out in the open, Hartmut Esslinger (Apple’s Sir Jony Ive in the eighties), has just published a new book and for the occasion he looked back at various designs and prototypes with DesignBoom.
A Chinese court has ordered Apple to pay pay 1.03 million yuan, around $165,000, to a group of writers who claimed their work was pirated and sold through the App Store.
Two of Apple’s Chinese manufacturing partners are reported to by skipping the traditional work stoppage during the important Chinese New Year, in an attempt to meet the continuing high demand for both the iPhone 5 and iPad mini.
The Asahi Shimbum reports that Toshiba is developing a smaller Lytro-style sensor, which could potentially allow smartphone or iPhone users to refocus after the image is taken.
DigiTimes, (they of the iffy track-record), is reporting that Apple has told their Taiwanese suppliers that both the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineups will see revisions in June 2013.
It’s rumored that Apple and Intel are working on a wristwatch, that could be based on iOS. I have NEVER wanted a rumor to be true so badly in my life!