White Lines for iPhone: Addictive Line Drawing Memory Game

White Lines Rating: The iPhone is a great platform for casual games. There are many memory (brain) games in the App Store which offer traditional ‘simon says’ gameplay but WhileLines for iPhone offers an addictive twist to the memory game genre. Current version of WhiteLines offers 5 gameplay modes which only vary in difficulty levels. The premise of the game is very … Read More

iPhone falls victim to gaming scams again

iPhone Game Scams Last year it was brought to our attention that more and more people were getting caught in scams via Facebook and Myspace. Social gaming companies were making their money through games like Mobsters and Farmville. The type of games where you pay actual money for in-game money to help you get higher and further along in the … Read More

Weekly news roundup on all things “Touch”

Apple shares are still rising, iPads are selling like hot cakes “virtually”, as well as receiving last minute design changes. Microsoft, Palm and Android are playing catch-up in the mobile space at GDC, and in sales figures. Some with more success than others…. Oh, and eBooks, or iBooks?, may be in a format you recognise and can be read aloud, … Read More

Apple and Google about to have a public fall out?

Apple were recently in the news for filing a lawsuit against the manufacturer HTC and now it looks like Google and Apple could soon be in a heated debate. Google and Apple have worked very well together in the past, they brought together Google maps for the iPhone. When Apple sued HTC they were also taking a swipe at Google, … Read More

The “Freemium” Game sales model? Lipstick on the same old pig?

When I first sat down to write this article I was a little lost initially as to how to attack it. You see I am not convinced that the “Freemium” model is actually the “next big thing” that the blog-o-sphere is hyping it up to be. Certainly a large number of apps are being shifted under that banner. But then … Read More

Color Me!!! Provides a great introduction to iPhone for Kids

Color Me!!! Rating: Color Me!!! is a simple coloring book aimed at the iPhone/iPod Touch younger users, or perhaps the children of the iPhone/iPod Touch owners. Simplicity is the key for many apps and when your target audience is 2-6 year olds then simplicity is even more imperative, and luckily Color Me!!! is very simple to use. After launching the … Read More

Ngmoco Playing God with GodFinger for iPhone

Ngmoco never fail to produce outstanding games for the iPhone and iPod touch. Previously they have had Eliminate and Touch Pets Dogs and most recently Godfinger. Godfinger at the moment is only available in Canada, it’s a way of ‘beta testing’ the game before releasing it to the rest of the world. The game play is simple, you are the … Read More

The iPad is selling like hot cakes! 90,000 pre-orders in the first day!

If figures being reported are correct then the iPad has already sold over 90,000 units in its first day of pre-orders. Fortune’s Phillip Elmer-DeWitt announced that “51,000 orders in two hours” had been completed shortly after noon on the first day. Many high profile bloggers have been reporting on their order details and Andrew Erlichson wrote “We just bought two … Read More

Order Your iPad Today. Last Minute iPad Specification Updates

When Apple announced the iPad in January some people who were lucky enough to get some hands on time noted with some disappointment that there was no way to lock the screen orientation. This can sometimes be annoying on an iPhone and consequently some third party apps provide it as an option. On a larger device like the iPad it … Read More

Fly Away Rabbit for iPhone: A Cute introduction to the Physics Genre

Fly Away Rabbit Rating: A new physics based iPhone/iPod Touch hits the App Store this week in the form of Fly Away Rabbit by Jonathan Parsons, which is his first venture into the App Store. The accelerometer and touch screen controls lend themselves well to the physics based games and so how does Fly Away Rabbit shape up? The aim … Read More