FAA To Increase Usage of Apple’s iPad and Create Own App Store

iPad in Cockpit

The FAA issued iPads for pilots to use as replacements for paper charts and has received positive feedback from pilots and other flight crew suggesting that it is a viable replacement. Now, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning to expand the usage of the iPad during flights and even for its employees. The administration is also planning to create … Read More

Don’t Miss these iPhone / iPad Apps During Easter Sale

Easter Sale iPhone iPad Apps

As another holiday is here, this time in the form of Easter, many of the major App Store developers are slashing prices on their apps for both the iPhone and the iPad. It’s great to see that iOS owners get to save money multiple times each year and not just during the traditional sales time of Black Friday and after … Read More

Retina-Enabled iPad 3 Games Featured on Apple’s App Store

Retina Enabled ipad 3 Games Apps

Apple has opened up a new section in the iTunes App Store that highlights some of the Retina Enabled apps for the New iPad 3. On March 7th, Apple announced the New iPad, with high resolution Retina Display, A5X chip and an updated camera. The section is called “Great Apps for the New iPad” and takes advantage of the higher … Read More

iPhoto for iPad and iPhone Now Available on App Store

iPhoto iPad

Alongside the new iPad, Apple also announced the availability of iPhoto for iPad, an app that was only available to Mac users in the past. Apple has updated all of their apps to take advantage of the new Retina Display in the new iPad, and also released updates to iMovie and GarageBand. With iPhoto, Apple will now be offering a … Read More

App Store Hits 25 Billion iPhone / iPad App Downloads

App Store 25 Billion

Apple’s App Store was released to the public in 2008, and started off with only a handful of apps. The App Store has since grown to become one of the largest online services in the world, suppling millions of iOS users with fun and intuitive applications. On Friday, Apple’s App Store finally hit the 25 billion downloads mark, making it … Read More

The Simpsons – Tapped Out for iPhone and iPad – Quick Look

The Simpsons Homer

The Simpsons – Tapped Out Homer Simpson has never been one to turn his back on a freebie and now he’s giving back with ‘The Simpsons – Tapped Out’, EA’s entry into the freemium market place. In typical Homer action he is distracted during his shift while playing on his MyPad with disastrous consequences in that he destroys Springfield, leaving … Read More

Apple Claims It Created Over 514,000 Jobs for U.S. Workers

Apple Job Creation

On Friday, Apple published a new page on their website mentioning that the company created or supported over 500,000 U.S. jobs through its business. The exact number of jobs used by Apple was 514,000 jobs, which they divided into two groups: 304,000 jobs directly tied to Apple and its business partners and another 210,000 jobs that are part of the … Read More

Apple’s iPhone / iPad App Store About to Hit 25 billion Downloads

25 billion app countdown

Apple has posted a new page on their website, counting down to a total of 25 billion App Store downloads since its introduction in 2008 with iOS 2. The user who downloads the 25 billionth app or who submits an entry form during that time will win a $10,000 Apple Gift Card which can be applied to any of Apple’s … Read More

This Week in iPhone / iPad Jailbreak! – Cydia Tweaks


It’s been another busy week in the iPhone / iPad Jailbreak scene as some great new tweaks have been made available via Cydia. Cydia is the App Store for the Jailbreak community and if your Jailbroken you are probably already familiar with it as it’s the only thing that is installed on your Jailbroken device after you jailbreak. The first … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Former Xbox Live Marketing Executive to Push iPhone / iPad Gaming

AAPL Push iPhone iPad Games

Following the release of Apple’s iPhone in 2007, Apple Inc. (AAPL) experienced heavy adoption of its first smartphone, leading to the release of the second generation phone. After initial support for web apps AAPL also announced the App Store, which revolutionized the landscape of gaming on mobile devices. Many third-party app developers created apps tailored to the iPhone and iPod … Read More

Microsoft to Bring Xbox Live App to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

Xbox Live iPhone iPad

Microsoft, although having a string of failures in the smart phone market, has gained a large market percentage in video games with its Xbox 360 and Xbox Live services. On Wednesday, in a statement published by Forbes, it was revealed that Microsoft is now looking to bring its Xbox Live app to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. While the … Read More

Time Warner Cable Expands iOS App to Include iPhone and iPod touch


Time Warner Cable, one of the largest cable service providers in the United States introduced its iPad app last year. The TWC TV app allowed subscribers of Time Warner Cable’s service to control their DVR via the app and even allowed customers to watch live television through the app, as long as they were connected to the same WiFi network. … Read More

Showtime Releases ‘Showtime Anytime’ App For Streaming TV Shows on iPad

Showtime Anytime

Streaming abilities on the iPad have increased over the past few months with many cable providers such as Time Warner Cable and Verizon FIOS allowing customers to download specific applications for their iOS devices and stream shows. Currently, some of the top applications include TBS, ABC, and HBO’s GO application. All of these applications allow users to view their favorite … Read More

Best Games of 2011 for iPhone and iPad

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2011 seems like a distant memory already but we shouldn’t forget that it gave us some of the best iPhone, iPad and universal games that we’ve seen. It’s been difficult to narrow the list down to just 10 but after reviewing which of the games are still on my iPhone and iPad and which I’m still playing I was able … Read More

Apple Approves ‘GameStore’ App Accidentally and then Pulls it From App Store


On Sunday, Apple approved an app, titled GameStore, with an icon of what appeared to be a shopping cart in the far left corner. Screen shots for the app didn’t reveal much information. Two German sites, Flo’s Weblog (Google translation) and iFun.de (Google translation) posted images and a link to the app. The app debuted on December 31st on the App Store and highighted … Read More