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

Erin PetersonGoogle Gets in the Tablet Game. iPad Rival?

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

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News roundup on all things ‘Apple, iPad and Touch’

Last week we skipped the Weekly round up, simply because there was so much going on in the world of iPhone’s and iPad’s and Apple generally. Did you miss it? What is interesting today as I review the last week is that a lot of the headlines are the same, or at least similar. The iPhone has been hacked again. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNews roundup on all things ‘Apple, iPad and Touch’

Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad. Game Review

Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad Rating: An Entertaining Short Adventure Set in Olde London Town Much of the success in the world is not necessarily about how good something is but more about timing and so on the back of the recent release of the Hollywood version of Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr. Warner Bros have released Sherlock Holmes … Read More

Craig WillisSherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad. Game Review

Thumpies XL iPad Game Review.

Thumpies XL Rating: Thumpies XL adds Multi-player Fun to the Crazy Rhythm Game! I guess it’s not surprising that for every brand new app in the iPad App Store there appears to be 2 conversions from the iPhone/iPod Touch Store and Thumpies XL is one of the ones that is a conversion of it’s iPhone/iPod Touch counterpart. Back in February … Read More

Craig WillisThumpies XL iPad Game Review.

Homerun Battle 3D for iPad. Game review

Homerun Battle 3D for iPad Rating: Back in June 2009 we reviewed a game that at the time was called Baseball Slugger (click here to read our original review), it is now called Homerun Battle 3D and it’s is now available in an iPad version. At the time we raved about it’s great graphics, intuitive controls and amazing online integration … Read More

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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

Erin PetersoniPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak Confirmed (Video)

We reported yesterday that iPhone OS 4.0 had either been jailbroken already, or was on the verge of being jailbroken : [touchreviews.net] Well overnight iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd (@MuscleNerd) managed to complete the jailbreak, and released a video online of his exploits: In the video we can see a VNC server running on the new iPhone OS 4.0 Developer … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak Confirmed (Video)

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

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

iPhone OS 4 SDK Hints At Improved Hardware

We have the iPad and iPhone OS 4.0. The only major item of speculation left for this year is the new iPhone. It is widely expected new iPhone hardware will be introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) some time this summer. Thanks to some digging by MacRumors and TUAW it now appears a bit more of the new … Read More

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iPhone OS 4.0 Initial analysis and Developers perspective

The next major iteration of Apple’s strongest facet in it’s increasing domination of the mobile marketplace is upon us, in the form of iPhone OS 4.0 Of course this is just a “sneak peak” of an OS which Apple promises boasts more than 100 new user features, and over 1500 new APIs for developers… Let’s take a look at the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone OS 4.0 Initial analysis and Developers perspective

Tetris for iPad Game Review

Tetris Rating: EA Bring Tetris into the 21st Century With All the Fun of the Original & More! I’ll confess, I’ve been a fan of Tetris ever since I got my very first GameBoy, I would play for hours in the hope of reaching the Holy Grail of the Space Shuttle launch. The great thing about it is its simplicity, … Read More

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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

Stephen Northcott35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

iPhone OS 4.0 already Jailbroken?

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak! As you probably know iPhone OS 4.0 was unveiled in the US yesterday, and was made available for download immediately as a Developer Preview. If you want to have a go then you need to sign up as an Apple Developer, pay $99 and then you’re good to go. I have it installed on my 3G … Read More

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Download iPhone OS 4 Keynote Event

Apple has updated their website with information about the upcoming iPhone OS update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. In the iPhone OS 4 event Apple gave us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS. The update will bring many highly anticipated features. If you missed our live coverage here, you can read our event roudup here. You can also … Read More

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