Tetris for iPad Game Review

Tetris [rating: 4.5/5] 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 … 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

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

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

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Keynote Event Roundup

Apple has certainly been on a streak lately. The public release of the iPad has been a complete success and now the details of the much anticipated iPhone OS 4.0. The new operating system has been the main object of speculation and rumor since the unveiling of the Apple tablet in January. Today’s announcement finally threw back the curtain and … Read More

Apple patents “peer to peer financial transactions”

Could peer to peer financial transactions be part of the iPhone OS 4.0 sneak peek? Seems strange that it should suddenly pop up online now. I find the whole US patent thing a bit strange. It appears that anyone can patent anything, and then it’s a big free for all in court where the lawyers make out like bandits. In … Read More

Live Coverage. Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek Keynote Event

With less than a week after a major product launch Apple’s announcement of iPhone OS 4.0 event was quite unexpected. Apple will give us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS later today. The event will be live at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino. There have been many rumors suggesting different features which could possibly be announced today. The … Read More

Apple to restrict multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0? (Speculation)

Some tech sites have started to hint at information they have that Apple will restrict multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0. We still don’t know if Apple will even announce it tomorrow. But I do think it is probably the only other definite thing (other than iAds) that Apple could announce. Having said that it is a no-brainer in my opinion … Read More

Apple iPad Criticism and The Experience

Much of the criticism surrounding the iPad has been focused on the technical characteristics of the device. Its inability to run Flash, its lack of video conferencing capabilities, its non-existent USB ports, its closed system. Its interesting no one is attacking the iPad where it counts; squarely in the usage experience. A lot of tablet manufacturers are about to find … Read More

Accordéon iPad Music App Review

Accordéon [rating: 3/5] Writing the review for this application is possibly one of the most difficult reviews that I’ve ever had to write. Actually, let me rephrase that. Most difficult I’ve had to score. I’ll write my review and then perhaps you’ll see what I mean. Accordéon is exactly that, it’s an accordéon simulator for the iPad and in that … Read More

Apple to unveil new mobile Ad network at iPhone OS 4.0 event

As we reported a little while ago Apple purchased mobile device ad firm Quattro Wireless after taking too long to decide to buy AdMob, and having Google snap it up in a defensive move. I saw this as a savvy tactical play from Apple in more than one way : [touchreviews.net] Effectively Apple got Google to pay over the odds for … Read More

Infinote iPad Review: Note-taking app that adds bells and whistles

Infinote [rating: 3.5/5] The Apple iPad comes with a built in note taking application so why would anyone need to spend an extra 2 dollars on top of the $500+ that they’ve already spent on another one? Well lets delve into Infinote and see what they have to offer. Infinote’s style is that of multiple noteboards with multiple sticky notes … Read More

Battle Pong iPad Game Review: Classic pong without any class

Battle Pong [rating: 1/5] Every game device needs a decent two player game to entertain you and a friend or to show off the multi-player capabilities of the device and nothing does it better than the classic Pong, or so you would think. After all it’s a simple game that everyone knows how to play and is quick too, so … Read More

Cydia App shows up on Apple’s iPad

Some pictures are circulating on Twitter of Cydia running on an iPad. These originate from Will Strafach (@cdevwill). This is literally a day or so after pictures and videos surfaced of an iPad being “jailbroken” for the first time. We reported on that here : [touchreviews.net] It seems that the hacker community is working at full bore to free the … Read More

Ocean Blue iPad Review: Realistic diving sim with beautiful graphics

Ocean Blue [rating: 3/5] A Diving Sim That Doesn’t Go Deep Enough! Com2uS Inc. have become famous for their quality games for the iPhone, iPod Touch but not so much on the iPad yet, however they’ve taken a different turn with their latest release, an ocean diving sim called Ocean Blue. There are plenty of fish tank and koi card pond … Read More