Apple Patents iPhone E-Ticket System

Apple is essentially famous for two things; great products people enjoy using and creating news by filing patents. Apple is probably one of the most prodigious patent filers in all of Silicon Valley. A whole subset of Apple watchers has grown up around trying to discern the viability of the patents granted to Cupertino. Recently PatentlyApple detailed one of the … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Revealed?

Apple might be releasing a new iPhone 4G  / HD this summer.  It will probably be released on June 22nd during Apple’s WWDC 2010. The only real surprises left are the specs, appearance, and pricing of the new unit. Now, thanks to something lost and found on the floor of a bar, we may have our first look at the … Read More

Touch Reviews Turns 1. 100 Promo Codes Giveaway

With a spring in our step and our heads held high, we are proud to announce that Touch Reviews has turned 1 year old. The year before, at about this time we were busy setting up our blog, which over the past 12 months has witnessed a phenomenal growth. Our goal has been to provide our readers comprehensive app reviews, … Read More

Fight Like A Girl In Pillowfight Girls for iPhone. Upcoming Game

I-play has been publishing quality games for the iPhone. Last month we previewed one of the most anticipated racing games for iPhone called Fast & Furious Adrenaline and yesterday we received an update about another upcoming game. If you ever wanted to fight like a girl or wanted to take part in Pillowfight Championship then Pillowfight Girls for iPhone would be … Read More

X2 Football 2010 iPhone Upcoming Sports Simulation Game

X2 Footbal 2009 has been one of X2 Games most popular game for iPhone and iPod touch and yesterday they announced their upcoming X2 Football franchise called X2 Football 2010 for iPhone and released first preview screenshots. The game is now in the final stages of development. X2 Football 2010 will feature the all new ‘Dream Team Mode’, over 150 … Read More

Controversial Clause 3.3.1 Adobe to sue Apple?

Something which gives us a fairly clear indication of the state of Apple’s relationship with Adobe, and the nuts and bolts behind the controversial Developer Contract clause 3.3.1, is the very differing reactions coming out of two software companies affected by it. On the one hand we have Adobe, who really seem to be the target of this clause, who … Read More

‘Opera Mini’ for iPhone Breaks into Apple’s App Store

Much has been made of the closed nature of Apple’s App Store. No other current application ecosystem defines the development environment that must be used, the terms under which an application is developed, and an approvals process that must be followed before an application can enter the environment. Apple fought a very bitter and intense fight with Google to keep … Read More

Google Gets in the Tablet Game. iPad Rival?

The New York Times reported today Google was hard at work on a tablet computer to rival the iPad. Although specifications were not released nor timelines or prices confirmed, the article did provide some interesting insight into a new front in the current war between Google and Apple. The real news in the item isn’t that Google is working on … Read More

Apple’s First Generation iPhone to be retired

At the iPhone OS 4.0 “Sneak Peek” the original iPhone was conspicuous by it’s lack of a mention. The 3G was mentioned, but only in terms of it’s version of iPhone OS 4.0 being unable to multi-task. Today Steve Jobs, who has been quite busy emailing from his own iPhone recently, replied to a customer enquiring about the future of … Read More

iPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

Much has been made about Section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer’s agreement: Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by the iPhone OS WebKit engine, and only code written in C, C++, … Read More

Twitter acquires Tweetie: Renames it “Twitter for iPhone” makes it free

Tweetie were very late to update their app when the iPad was launched. Well, they didn’t actually launch one. That made a few people curious. Now we know why. Twitter has just bought Atebits, the company who makes Tweetie for the iPhone. Tweetie will now be renamed as “Twitter for iPhone”, and Tweetie’s author, Loren Brichter, will be joining the … Read More

35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They also offer free analytics tools for developers so they can … Read More

‘Marvel Comics’ for Apple iPad. A Killer App

Many people have speculated the iPad will bring genre changing applications to much of the print media industry. As a lifelong comic nerd, I was especially interested in how the comic industry would accept the new delivery medium. Marvel Comics has always been ahead of other companies in embracing new technology so it be no surprise they’ll be on the … Read More

EA Announces 5 Blockbuster Games for Apple’s iPad

EA Games for the iPad! Those who have already pre-ordered their iPads have stared buying apps and games for the new Apple product. The iTunes store URL’s for the iPad app store are live and you can easily find the new games by following a few tips we listed earlier today. EA are prepared for the ‘grand opening’ of the … Read More

Apple iPad Apps, many with the suffix HD, show up in iTunes

It seems that a few iPad apps and games are starting to pop up in the iTunes App Store today. The incredibly popular Parachute Panic, which boasts 4 Million+ downloads as well as Scoreloop Social Gaming integration has just shown up as “Parachute Panic HD”. [iTunes Store] Doing a search for iPad today in iTunes 9.1 now shows up quite … Read More