Fly Effect Real 3D HD : Experience 3D Flight on your iPad

Fly Effect Real 3D iPad

Fly Effect Real 3D HD Rating: “Fly Effect Real 3D HD” is quite a mouthful for an app name! But it describes the game very well. We’re flying in a Steam Punk World, down tunnels, viewing everything on a nice big “HD” screen on an iPad, and we can if we wish wear blue and red 3D glasses to see our … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFly Effect Real 3D HD : Experience 3D Flight on your iPad

iOS 4.2 “Delayed” until 16th of November?

This is not actually very surprising news if you have been listening to iOS developer chatter for the last couple of weeks. iOS 4.2 was not quite ready for prime time when the Gold Master was delivered to developers. As was evidenced by ongoing problems with AirPrint, other OS changes, and the number of bug reports and complaints being sent … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS 4.2 “Delayed” until 16th of November?

Magic Fiddle : Turn Your iPad into a Friendly Musical Instrument

Magic Fiddle

Magic Fiddle Rating: Magic Fiddle is exactly what its app title suggests. Another musical instrument app for your iPad. But this time based around a more unlikely instrument, the Fiddle. And yes, it really does work better if you hold it like a fiddle! Magic Fiddle comes from Smule, who have already had a lot of success with their “Magic Piano” … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMagic Fiddle : Turn Your iPad into a Friendly Musical Instrument

FX Photo Studio Review : Add Some Polish to your iPhone photos

FX Photo Studio iPhone_1

FX Photo Studio Rating: iPhone photo apps are probably the most popular genre of apps, if my social circle on Twitter is anything to go by. And I have to admit that since upgrading to an iPhone 4 as my day to day phone I am finding the much improved camera (over that in my long suffering iPhone 2G) is an … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFX Photo Studio Review : Add Some Polish to your iPhone photos

AirPrint to be Crippled in iOS 4.2?

One of the coolest and most touted features of AirPrint was the ability to use shared printers on your network to print to from any iOS device. I was actually as excited about that as I was about AirPlay, and even rushed to add the AirPrint feature to apps I am working on. But according to a rumour circulating today, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAirPrint to be Crippled in iOS 4.2?

Install Android on your iPhone 2G or 3G Using Cydia [Jailbreak]

Install Android on iPhone

Around 7 months ago there was a flurry of videos on YouTube of people jailbreaking and installing Android on their iPhone. Some were fake, but eventually a real one emerged. And Hacker “planetbeing” showed us all an iPhone 2G running Android! David Wong even showed us a way to dual boot an iPhone with both iPhone OS (as it was … Read More

Stephen NorthcottInstall Android on your iPhone 2G or 3G Using Cydia [Jailbreak]

TouchTerm SSH – Command Line Access Tool for iPhone

TouchTerm SSH iPhone_1

TouchTerm SSH Rating: TouchTerm SSH is a command line access tool which you can use on your iPhone or iPod Touch. If you’ve ever had to use the “Terminal” app on OS X, or an equivalent on a PC, or had to log into a remote server then you should be reasonably familiar with what this app does. In a nutshell, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottTouchTerm SSH – Command Line Access Tool for iPhone

Apple Buys Manufacturer of iOS Compatible Bluetooth Headphones

iOS Bluetooth Engineer Apple

Wi-Gear are fairly well know among iOS audiophiles for making some really nice Bluetooth headphones for iPhone and iPods, called iMuffs. According to sources who feed 9To5 Mac tidbits Apple actually snapped up Wi-Gear a couple of months ago for an “undisclosed sum”. Wi-Gear’s website today announces that the company is no longer trading. LinkedIn profiles for some Wi-Gear staff … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Buys Manufacturer of iOS Compatible Bluetooth Headphones

Apple Suspends iPhone 4 Slider Case Sales

It’s a day of exclusive’s today. First we had 9To5 Mac’s info on Apple’s future plans for Bluetooth headphones. And now Cult of Mac is reporting “exclusively” that Apple has suspended sales of iPhone 4 slider cases. Apparently all of Apple’s Stores have suspended these items from sale amid fears that trapped dirt that gets into the cases during every … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Suspends iPhone 4 Slider Case Sales

Apple Issues Advisory for iOS DayLight Saving Bug

We reported last week on the continued spread of the dreaded iOS DayLight Saving bug through various territories, starting in Australia initially, before spreading to Europe. If you don’t know already, all the bug does is make certain repeated alarms on your iPhone (or iPod Touch) occur an hour early or an hour late. Resulting in you either being early … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Issues Advisory for iOS DayLight Saving Bug

ThumbJam – Make sweet live music with your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad

ThumbJam iPhone

ThumbJam Rating: It’s rare to see an app with so many positive reviews and so few negative ones on the App Store. So we decided to check ThumbJam out. Apparently it can make anyone into a live performance pro, and groups of iPhone users into their very own synced up band! ThumbJam should not be looked upon as a tool for … Read More

Stephen NorthcottThumbJam – Make sweet live music with your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad

120 BPM for iPhone Unleash your inner DJ!

120 BPM iPhone

120 BPM Rating: 120 BMP, as its name suggests, is all about modern music with a beat. With a user interface that is not dissimilar to Garage Band (if it had had a fluoro make-over), it is bright, fun, and embraces sharing user generated content, as well as the all important Facebook! 120 BMP fires up quickly and launches straight into one … Read More

Stephen Northcott120 BPM for iPhone Unleash your inner DJ!

Audio Tool for iPhone Nifty little Audiophile’s Sidekick

Audio Tool iPhone

Audio Tool Rating: If you work in music then having a way to measure sound levels, that is always in your pocket, is a must. There are many apps that offer this functionality on the App Store. So to stand out you need to go that extra mile. Let’s see if Performance Audio’s Audio Tool does that. The Audio Tool app … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAudio Tool for iPhone Nifty little Audiophile’s Sidekick

iPhone Users Overwhelm “SkyFire” Server Watching Flash Content

SkyFire iPhone App

The Skyfire app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from Skyfire Labs is an iOS app that provides a way to view Flash based web content. The way it actually does this is to have the app request Flash based content, which is then transcoded on Skyfire’s servers into an iOS friendly format, before being squirted over the web to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone Users Overwhelm “SkyFire” Server Watching Flash Content

Apple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]

Apple Patent Muti-Player Real World Games

We see a lot of Patents filed by a lot of companies, especially Apple. And many of these never see the light of day. But this one has so much potential, and sounds so much fun I find myself both hoping it does come to fruition, and wondering what exactly it is that I hope to get to play! My … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]