Rage HD for iOS : Is it really a landmark mobile title?

Rage for iOS is a fun little game at an unbeatable price. And it is one of a few titles on the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad that brings us a taste of current console generation eye-candy. But it is not groundbreaking. And in some ways, now that the dust has settled it’s a little bit of a disappointment to … Read More

R-Type for iPhone from EA Mobile: First Screens

R-Type iPhone

EA Mobile recently announced their upcoming game for iPhone/iPod touch called “R-Type” The game is a classic side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game in which you control a space fighter to defend humanity. R-Type for iPhone keeps 100% true to the original game allowing fans to get back to the ‘80s video-arcade experience in the palm of their hands. Some features … Read More

Google (GOOG) Mobile Search iPhone App Store Links Go Live

Google announced earlier this week that they would show iPhone App Store links at the top of their mobile search results. Clicking on one of those search results takes you directly to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store. Once there users can view the application’s listing, creators name and user reviews. At the moment this feature is only available for US users, … Read More

The iPhone OS Jailbreak Debate

I mentioned in a previous article (WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors) I had the opportunity recently to use a jailbroken iPod Touch. A friend of mine, who is a bit more of a tinkerer than I am, decided he would strike out down that adventurous path and see what happened. It was a second generation Touch he fully expects to … Read More

Solar Powered iPods, iPhones and iPads coming from Apple?

Solar Cell iPhone iPad iPod

This is an intriguing and exciting Patent from Apple. And in my opinion one of the things that makes Apple special. Solar powered mobile devices have been a bit of a dud in the tech world to date. So much so that even low cost portable devices in Africa tend to be powered by hand wound chargers rather than solar … Read More