Apple upsets educators with Scratch Viewer app removal

We’ve spoken a fair bit about Clause 3.3.1 and its effect on Adobe and Flash. The general meaning of this controversial clause is that interpreted code is not allowed to run on any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. And that apps found to be using scripts, or other forms of run-time interpretation will be rejected or removed from the app … Read More

Glu Mobile continues to win big with iPad version of Glyder 2

Glyder 2 for iPad Rating: Glu have produced many great apps but one of their best and most successful franchises has been Glyder. So far there have been 3 incarnations, the original Glyder, Glyder 2 and the Glyder inspired How to Train Your Dragon, all reviewed here on touchreviews.net and all received high scores. Well now hot on the heels … Read More

Math Ref Popular Education App for iPhone to support iPad

Math Ref is one of the most popular education apps for the iPhone and Happy Maau Studios (the developers) recently updated their blog with details about the upcoming update. Version 2.3.1 of MathRef will add better support for Apple’s iPad. Math Ref is a math reference application that includes over 1,300 helpful formulas, figures, tips and examples of the equations … Read More

Apple iPad launch and app developers submission story

This post has been written by Jens Egeblad, our Guest Blogger who is the developer of the popular iPhone app for designing postcards called Lifecards. Learn more about their apps here. It is 1 a.m. Wednesday/Thursday night. The iPad will be released Saturday. I am about to go to sleep as I hear the notorious “Ding” from my inbox. It … Read More

Lost iPhone 4G Prototype Is Real. Apple Reacts

Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update 3] So it’s all over bar the wailing and screaming. It turns out that Gizmodo had this iPhone 4G prototype for a week. They bought it for US$5000 from a guy who “found it in a bar”. Apparently it had iPhone OS 4.0 on it at that point, but was quickly disabled by Apple so … Read More

Apple’s Second Generation iPad Will Use OLED Display?

And you thought you were safe from iPad rumors until June! AppleInsider is reporting the first of the next generation iPad rumors today. The rumor, which originated with the DigiTimes in Taiwan, states the next generation iPad will use an OLED display. Whether OLED will be offered as an upgrade to the existing IPS screen or as a complete replacement … Read More

Apple’s Next iPhone 4G Revealed. Real or Fake [Update 2]

Well, give me enough rope and I’ll hang myself! I was positive this “lost” iPhone 4G was a hoax. But a new twist in the iPhone 4G San Jose Bar fiasco has unfolded today. Engadget have come back blazing with all guns and a plethora of videos and teardown images for a device they are absolutely certain is an Apple … Read More

X2 Football 2010 for iPhone Teaser Trailer Now Available

X2 Games today uploaded a video of an early glimpse of their upcoming football title for iPhone and iPod touch called X2 Football 2010. We recenty published more details about this new title here. X2 Football 2010 will feature the all new ‘Dream Team Mode’, over 150 national teams, 10 national leagures and online mutliplayer features. In the Dream Team … Read More

Home 3D for iPhone. Makes Designing Your Dream Home a Breeze

Home 3D Rating: Makes Designing Your Dream Home a Breeze! House makeover shows are huge on TV at the moment, they aren’t just on their own dedicated channels but are on the main stream channels too and that is simply because they are extremely popular. Hoping to catch in on some of that popularity are Black Mana Studios with their … Read More

PixelMagic for iPad. Mobile Photo Editing Application. App Review

PixelMagic Rating: A Great Mobile Photo Editing Application! PixelMagic is a professional photo editing application for the iPad which enables you to edit and manipulate your photo’s using the large screen of your iPad. The irony of this is the fact that the iPad itself doesn’t have a camera so you’ll have to get any pictures you want to edit … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update]

I have to say I had my doubts when I saw the pictures of the “iPhone 4G” being passed around the web in the last 24 hours. Firstly the image had popped up on Twitter a while back from a different source : [twitpic] But also it was simply such an awful overall design that it could only, at best, … Read More

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

Instaviz – A flowchart tool for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Instaviz Rating: The best way to describe Instaviz for those who don’t know about it is the description on the company’s own website : Instaviz is an iPhone and iPad application that turns roughly sketched shapes and lines into beautifully laid-out diagrams. Instaviz uses Recog, a new shape recognition engine. Trained on over 2,500 sketches drawn by real users, Recog … Read More

Stranded: Mysteries of Time. Enjoyable RPG. iPhone Game Review

Stranded: Mysteries of Time Rating: An Enjoyable RPG let down by it’s flawed controls! It seems that not a week goes by without Glu releasing a game to the App Store and their latest release is Stranded: Mysteries of Time an adventure RPG in a land of mysterious and more importantly dinosaurs! You play Dr Alex Howells on his adventures … Read More