Effortless Ubiquity Taylor Swift may have won the Grammy for Album of the Year Sunday night but the real winner at this year’s Grammy Awards was clearly Apple. In one of the ultimate product placement stunts of all time, Stephen Colbert used an iPad as a prop during his presentation. And although it seemed like a little bit of comedic … Read More
Since Apple’s launch of it’s ‘revolutionary device’ last week there has been much debate about it’s features, looks and especially it’s name on websites, blogs, twitter and the traditional press. Some of it positive, but a lot of it negative, it doesn’t multi-task, it doesn’t handle flash, it looks like a big iPhone to name but a few so why … Read More
Yesterday we published an article where we highlighted the growing adoption of HTML5 and how Flash might just be a forgotten technology soon. According to Wired after the iPad announcement Steve Jobs made himself available to employees who could ask him any question. When Jobs was questioned about his views on Adobe he said: About Adobe: They are lazy, Jobs … Read More
Mobile gaming is all about the ability to pick up and play a game and that’s not always possible with an in depth RPG, however, that may have just changed with Caligo Chaser from Com2uS. You take the roll of a young knight who in order to repay a debt takes on the task of solving cases and builds his skills … Read More
Com2us have already produced some of the App Store’s big successes especially with Homerun Battle 3D (our review) and Sniper Vs Sniper Online which show how iPhone/iPod touch gaming should be done. So when they bring out a new game there is always going to be a buzz. Their latest title which is currently in closed beta testing is Heavy Gunner, … Read More
Now you can watch the iPad keynote on YouTube! 9to5Mac has reported that this might be Apple’s official YouTube channel however there has been no confirmation.
Since the beginning of the iPhone, much has been talked about its lack of Flash support. With the introduction of the iPad earlier this week, and its similar lack of support, it seems like the beginning of the end of one of the most prolific tiffs in Silicon Valley. Whether it has been for design purposes, aesthetics, ego, or control … Read More
I read an interesting article yesterday in the New York Times. The main crux of it was that despite over 140,000 apps in the App Store, the majority of iPhone users generally stick to 5 or 10 applications they like. They equate it to cable TV subscribers who have hundreds of channel choices and end up watching the same line … Read More
If you own a jailbroken iPhone and want the UI of your device to look just like the iPad then you can accomplish that by simply installing a few apps from cydia and app store. Winterboard app via Cydia “Simple iPad Theme” via Cydia MakeItMine app via Cydia to Change the Carrier logo to iPad. More details here. Shrink app … Read More
Paradise Quest Rating: Paradise Quest is the latest match 3 style game to join the the app store where there are already a plethora of similar titles. To stick out of the crowd these types of game need to be at the best and preferably add something new to the genre, so how does Paradise Quest match up to these … Read More
As is often the case with Apple products, the iPad seems to have polarized the tech world a day after its launch. A quick scan of the blogosphere will display two prevailing feelings about the device, sheer love and devotion and utter contempt and disgust. But what can you expect after an Apple launch? Those that come down on the … Read More
Climate Wise – Winter Edition Rating: I’ve mentioned in other reviews that I’m a bit of a weather nerd. Put some cloud animations and temperature variation charts on an app and usually I’m good to go. Imagine my disappointment then when I ran across Climate Wise – Winter Edition. Not only did it not feed and nurture my inner meteorologist, … Read More
Ravensword: The Fallen King Rating: More and more top quality RPG’s are being released to the the App Store and now Chillingo are adding to their extensive catalog with Ravensword: The Fallen King, which appears to be one of the biggest RPG’s on the iPhone. The first thing you need to come to terms with in a game like this is … Read More
iPad First Impressions It certainly has been a heady day for the tech world. After years of speculation and endless amounts of punditry the Apple Tablet, christened the iPad, finally emerged into the spotlight. Born into a world of largely single use devices and repurposed laptops, the iPad attempts to strike a balance between the limitations of the smartphone and … Read More
Gameloft presents N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance on iPad at the Apple Special Event 2010. Checkout the video of one of the first iPad games announced during the keynote.