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

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

Last Front Europe for iPhone is a war that you will want to be part of

Last Front Europe Rating: Ever want to re-live famous battles from World War II on your iPhone or iPod Touch? Well now you can with Last Front Europe, a real time strategy game that see’s you take control of any one of four national army’s as you defend yourself against the enemy. You can play as either the British, Americans, … Read More

Ravin MohindruLast Front Europe for iPhone is a war that you will want to be part of

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

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

NewsAlert for iPhone: Aggregate News Stories That Interest You With Push Notification Support

NewsAlert Rating: NewsAlert is what I would call a “Programmable Universal RSS Feed”. It uses keywords which you define to aggregate news stories of interest to you from around the web. The interface is simple but clean, and consequently relatively quick and easy to set up for your own purposes. When NewsAlert first launches it takes a few seconds to … Read More

Ravin MohindruNewsAlert for iPhone: Aggregate News Stories That Interest You With Push Notification Support

Sky Master: Planetarium App for iPhone Reaches for the Stars But Falls Just Short

Sky Master Rating: I’ve always enjoyed star gazing and know all of the big constellations such as Orion and the Big Dipper but I’ve never had the time or energy to work out all of the other stars and constellations as I’ve never found an easy way to do it. Books and maps of the night sky are too cumbersome … Read More

Ravin MohindruSky Master: Planetarium App for iPhone Reaches for the Stars But Falls Just Short

iPad WiFi US Launch April 3, Pre-Order from Apple Online Store Starting March 12

Apple WiFi iPad available for pre-order on March 12th. In store pickup on April 3rd. US Only initially. Since the day Steve Jobs appeared on stage for the Apple Special Event 2010 to announce the iPad there has been a lot of buzz about it’s availability. Many rumor blogs suggested that there might be minor delays in production and that could possibly … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPad WiFi US Launch April 3, Pre-Order from Apple Online Store Starting March 12

Graphic Remedy to exhibit preview of gDEBugger iPhone on-device debugging and profiling at this year’s GDC

I have been lucky enough to have been using gDEBugger for iPhone and iPod Development work for over a year now. It is an indispensable tool for profiling iPhone OpenGL ES applications on the iPhone Simulator. Whilst the present retail version does not give real world performance metrics it is still an invaluable tool for monitoring resource usage, redundant calls, … Read More

Ravin MohindruGraphic Remedy to exhibit preview of gDEBugger iPhone on-device debugging and profiling at this year’s GDC

Color Shooter for iPhone Fails To Light Up the Skies.

Color Shooter Rating: Color Shooter is another game from a new developer to the App Store named Glow Night. Color Shooter initially appears to be a breakout style game and that is certainly how the game is looks, but instead of bouncing a ball off of a bat to clear the bricks from the top of the screen you shoot … Read More

Ravin MohindruColor Shooter for iPhone Fails To Light Up the Skies.

Skate It, Sims 3 World Adventures, Mirror’s Edge for iPhone: Upcoming EA Mobile Games

We have not seen any major releases from EA Mobile in the past month, the two highly anticipated games Sims 3 World Adventures and Mirror’s Edge ran into unexpected delays. Some rumors suggested that EA Mobile might have been busy working on some new iPad Games or refining existing iPhone titles for the new device. EA has still not confirmed the release … Read More

Ravin MohindruSkate It, Sims 3 World Adventures, Mirror’s Edge for iPhone: Upcoming EA Mobile Games

iPad Training for Apple Store staff Commencing on the 10th of March? Free gift for early adopters?

The Examiner is reporting that Apple store employees will receive iPad training on, or around, March 10th. They are quoting various sources including an Apple Store manager in Southern California “who wishes not to be named”. This seems to tie up with the anticipated date of the iPad launch. The currently rumoured release date of March 26th seems likely as … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPad Training for Apple Store staff Commencing on the 10th of March? Free gift for early adopters?

Alone for iPhone: A Game To Fall Head Over Heels With

Alone Rating: Back in the day one of my favorite game developers were a company called Ocean, they produced some of my favorite games including Cool World, Wizball and the classic worms, however my favorite was an isometric platformer name Head-Over-Heels and to be honest I thought I’d seen the end of them. That was until I fired up Alone from new App … Read More

Ravin MohindruAlone for iPhone: A Game To Fall Head Over Heels With

FleetMaster for iPhone Is One Ship Short of a Flotilla

FleetMaster Rating: If you’ve ever played Battleships before then you won’t need me to tell you that in FleetMaster you and your opponent place a fleet of your ships on a 10 by 10 grid and then take it in turns to blow your opponents vessels out of the water in a battle to the death. Well there is a … Read More

Ravin MohindruFleetMaster for iPhone Is One Ship Short of a Flotilla

Gameloft Sports Pack – iPhone Trailer

Unlike other markets for handheld games the App Store is still a new concept and still evolving. The advantage of a new market is that it gives developers the freedom to adopt new strategies and be innovative. After the ‘freemium’ model proving to be a great success, iPhone developers are now offering ‘Game Packs’ to promote their games. All-In-1 Gamebox … Read More

Ravin MohindruGameloft Sports Pack – iPhone Trailer

An Assassin in Orlandes Brings “Choose You Own Adventure” Books In To The Modern Age

Gamebook Adventures 1: An Assassin in Orlandes Rating: Many years ago, too many to mention to be honest, I used to play the Choose You Own Adventure books where on each page you would have a few options as to what your character should do and you move to the page for that option. It made the book interactive and … Read More

Ravin MohindruAn Assassin in Orlandes Brings “Choose You Own Adventure” Books In To The Modern Age

Look In My Eyes for iPhone Helps Address Specific Needs of Autistic Children

Look In My Eyes (Restaurant) Rating: This is a bit of a different kind of iPhone App to what I am used to reviewing as while Look In My Eyes is a game then underlying purpose of the app is to help children with Autism to improve specifically on one area and that is looking into peoples eyes. Now I … Read More

Ravin MohindruLook In My Eyes for iPhone Helps Address Specific Needs of Autistic Children