Life Tracker HD for iPad A great looking app with little substance

LifeTracker HD

Life Tracker HD [rating: 2.5/5] Life Tracker HD is a beautiful application for you to track the milestones in your life and your future goals. Included in this is the ability to predict your life expectancy which while nice for me, apparently I have another 40+ years to live, I’m not sure how an octogenarian would feel if they were to … Read More

Next Apple iPad to have 7-inch Retina Display, 128GB storage [Rumor]

AppleInsider are reporting that component suppliers in Taiwan have leaked details to one Wall Street analyst about an upcoming Apple iPad model. The suppliers have indicated that that next-gen iPad could feature 7-inch Retina Display, camera, 128GB capacity, and a “micro or mini USB” port. Would Apple have two ports on a mobile device? Doubtful. Would they get rid of … Read More

Apple iPad Fastest Adopted New Device Ever

This is a contrasting news to that of Android’s growing market share in the US. Apple’s iPad appears to be the fastest adopted consumer electronic device of recent history. AppleInsider report that it has exceeded sales of the iPhone and even the original DVD player. Of course the global market is much bigger now than it was then but, this … Read More

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Loves His Apple iPad

When interviewed by The Telegraph, new British Prime Minister David Cameron gave a run down of his latest gadgets and they’re all made by Apple. Cameron’s particularly enamored with his Apple iPad, according to the article. The revelation came as Cameron explained how he manages his iTunes music. Understandably those in charge of IT at Number 10 Downing Street aren’t too keen … Read More

Apple’s iOS reaches all-time best, Android still far behind in web share

iOS Android Web Share

The guys over at Net Applications recently released some interesting information about various operating systems, both mobile and desktop, and how they compare to each other with regards to web share. Apple’s iOS platform, with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices combined, rose to 1.18% of all web usage. When you consider mobile browsing in total reached an all-time high … Read More

iOS 4.2 Beta 2 Internet Tethering for iPad, Printer Support and More

ipad tethering iOS 4-2

It’s been a couple of days since Apple seeded iOS 4.2 beta 2 to developers and we here are Touch Reviews Towers have been putting it through its paces on our iPads (no iPhone testing yet) ever since. A few points from the release notes with a couple of things we’ve noticed thrown in for good measure: Build 8C5101c – … Read More

Apple’s Second Gen iPad to support mini-USB port and camera?

Electronista is reporting that Goldman Sachs analysts Henry King and Kevin Lu have claimed to have some new information as to what we can expect from the second gen iPad. From their 4 predictions based on ‘industry checks’ we can expect at least one camera (I’m betting two), a lighter design (wow, who’d have guessed?), a mini-USB port (I’ll say … Read More

Dots-n-Bombs Great Example of how to Convert a Simple Game to the iPad

Dots-n-Bombs iPad

Dots-n-Bombs [rating: 4.5/5] During my youth I spent many an hour playing a variety of games using nothing more than a piece of paper and a pencil. From the traditional Noughts & Crosses, Sprouts and Squares to the more unique Cowboys & Indians and F1 Racing it was a cheap and easy way to pass some time. I was pleasantly surprised … Read More

Lamp of Aladdin for iPad. An engrossing game that is difficult to put down.

Lamp of Aladdin

Lamp of Aladdin [rating: 4.5/5] Two Great Games for the Price of One Makes All Your Wishes Come True We’re reviewed many hidden object games and match 3 type games as well here at but now we have Lamp of Aladdin which combines the story of Aladdin along with both a match 3 and hidden object game. Have corners been … Read More

Target to begin selling Apple iPad on October 3

We recently reported that Apple has begun expanding iPad distribution to resellers across the U.S and now Target has also announced that they will start selling Apple’s iPad on October 3. Target will sell Apple’s tablet at the same price starting at $499 for 16 GB Wi-Fi only model and will carry all six versions of the tablet. In an interview … Read More

Apple’s iTunes Now Highlights “Game Center” Compatible Apps

Game Center Apps

Apple has added some more information to the way it labels games in the iTunes App Store. Prior to the latest update, people wanting to find games that work with Game Center, Apple’s new social network for gaming, would have to scan the app’s text description, or look in a dedicated Game Center section on the App Store. It seems … Read More

iOS 4.2 AirPrint for iPad is Magical (Video)

AirPrint iPad Apple

Last week we saw the release of the first beta of iOS 4.2 on both the iPad and iPhone. One of the marquee features of iOS 4.2 is a little thing called AirPrint. Since the announcement and subsequent release of the iPad earlier this year, Apple has been pilloried for the lack of an easy way to print documents directly … Read More

Apple touch patent suggests no buttons in future iPhone and iPad

apple touch patent

Apple’s been at the patent pot again, this time showing plans for hardware devices including sensors throughout the device – presumably with the aim of removing the need for physical hardware buttons. Could we be saying goodbye to our beloved home buttons? The theory is pretty simple. Place multiple sensors under a device’s touch screen, around its bezel or on … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer (Video)

Remember the HP slate? That’s the tablet device Steve Ballmer was waving around during his CES keynote this year, and the very same one subsequently canned by the computer hardware manufacturer. Today we’re treated to a full four minutes of demonstration courtesy of YouTube user x313xkillax, showing off boot-time and web browsing. The video starts off well, showing the slate’s … Read More

7-Inch iPad similar to the iPhone 4 now a ‘finished product’ [Rumor]

Filed firmly in the ‘rumors that just won’t go away’ category, Chinese rumor site claims that the 7 inch iPad is real. They even go so far as to say the iPad’s baby brother is in fact a ‘finished product’. Rumors of a smaller iPad-like device have been doing the rounds for a while now, but this one differs … Read More