FetchUp Review: A fun game that falls one fruit short of a fruit basket

FetchUp Rating: I’m not sure whether FetchUp is purposely trying to jump on the ‘green’ bandwagon but with it’s story of an alien need to collect bio fuel to enable him to return home it could gain some extra fans with it’s green credentials. FetchUp is a fruit collecting arcade game where you control an alien by tilting your iPhone … Read More

Kill the Fly Review: Killing fly’s have never been such fun

Kill the Fly Rating: I’m not sure that this game really needs a disclaimer but I can imagine that some will shy away from this title not only at the thought of having to kill hundreds if not thousands of fly’s but also due to the constant references to the stuff that fly’s often like to fly around. However if … Read More

New 3D Games Potentially Coming To The Palm Pre and Pixi

The biggest barrier for good quality high-performance 3D games on Palm Smart-phones has finally been removed. Palm (PALM) have finally officially confirmed that they have added a component to their webOS Software Development Kit which will allow developers to target high-performance 3D graphics and native ARM code. This is in the form of a webOS plugin that Palm plans to … Read More

Microsoft’s Courier. Is this the iPad slayer?

Microsoft’s Courier tablet was first mentioned on tech sites a couple of months ago. At the time it was only a concept which existed in the form of a kind of User Interface showcase with cartoon hands controlling a virtual device. But those concept videos were rather impressive and very forward thinking. Of the many UI features that impressed me … Read More

Apple removes Wi-Fi finders from the App Store. Some fear another purge!

It seems Apple may be starting another round of application removals from the App Store. On Thursday it started removing selected Wi-Fi finder apps, otherwise known as “stumblers”. These apps enable iPhone and iPod Touch users to locate Wi-Fi networks around them and then try to use those networks for internet access. One reason given by Apple to one app author was … Read More

Top Apple News Stories: Apple v HTC, Macintosh Developer License, iPad Launch and More

It’s been a busy week for Apple… Apple shares hit another high today at the end of a week where the computer company (which is now predominantly by it’s own COO’s admission a mobile device company) launched it’s first thinly veiled attack on it’s old bedfellow Google, dropped the entry price for developers to it’s desktop developer license, officially announced … Read More

Tilt To Live Review: Buy This and Say Good-bye to Your Social Life!

Tilt To Live Rating: Sometimes you come across a game that is just so addictive it sucks all the time out of you life, your iPhone/iPod Touch seems like it is glued to your hands and answering the phone, door or even going to the bathroom seems like too much trouble. Well Tilt to Live is just that game. As … Read More

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem | Fun and Challenging Game

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem Rating: Roo Games have joined the App Store with there debut game Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem. Mole see’s you take control of Mark the mole as he attempts to dig through the earth to find the fabled Terracore Gem. You do this by controlling Mark the mole through 6 layers … Read More

Mobile Operators Announce App Store To Compete With Apple

A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

Is Flash On The Way Out? More Evidence

Flash or Flame Out? It may have seemed like a typically hyperbolic Steve Jobs when he labelled Adobe “lazy” during an internal Apple town hall meeting. Yet, as people start to question whether Flash’s time has passed, more evidence mounts that Mr. Jobs may not have been suffering from a fit of pique after all. Case in point: a nasty … Read More

iPad Gaming, What Does the Future Hold?

One of the first things things that was shown off during the razzle and dazzle of the Apple iPad launch (all you need to know) were the games. Many of the successful developers of the the App Store were there showing off how their games looked and played on the iPhone’s big brother. The fact that the iPad will be … Read More