Brain Shake HD iPad Game Review. Crazy lever pulling fun

Brain Shake HD Rating: A Fun Game That Lacks Longevity Many people who are reading this review will have probably heard of a game named BopIt where a single player or groups of players pass around the toy and follow the instructions on whether to push, pull or indeed BopIt. Well for me I’m a little bit old school so my … Read More

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Amazon worried about Apple’s iPad?

Some say that Amazon is worried about the iPad. Amazon was always going to face competition from other e-Book readers. But they perhaps didn’t expect the paradigm shift that has potentially come with the iPad and Apple’s iBook Store. Even so, Amazon has just posted earning results which were higher than Wall Street expected. They did, however, follow them up with far … Read More

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Apple upsets educators with Scratch Viewer app removal

We’ve spoken a fair bit about Clause 3.3.1 and its effect on Adobe and Flash. The general meaning of this controversial clause is that interpreted code is not allowed to run on any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. And that apps found to be using scripts, or other forms of run-time interpretation will be rejected or removed from the app … Read More

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Instaviz – A flowchart tool for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Instaviz Rating: The best way to describe Instaviz for those who don’t know about it is the description on the company’s own website : Instaviz is an iPhone and iPad application that turns roughly sketched shapes and lines into beautifully laid-out diagrams. Instaviz uses Recog, a new shape recognition engine. Trained on over 2,500 sketches drawn by real users, Recog … Read More

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Apple iPad Not Quite Ready for US Universities

More iPad Banninations! Earlier in the week news came in of the Israeli authorities confiscating iPads from their owners as they entered the country. The argument they gave was that the iPad used Wi-Fi frequencies that “could interfere” with Israel’s own Wi-Fi infrastructure. I wonder if those same authorities know about iPhones, iPods and Apple’s laptops? Or other mobile devices? … Read More

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Apple’s iPad The Future of Computing?

I read an interesting piece today on MacWorld by Kenneth van Wyk. The article, which originally ran in ComputerWorld, speaks to the conclusion many are making about the iPad; that it represents the future of computing. While some may think it a bit premature to crown the iPad as the once and future king, Mr. van Wyk brings up some … Read More

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Mirrors Edge for iPad Game Review

Mirrors Edge for iPad Rating: Stylish looking iPad game with the gameplay to match! Over the last couple of years Mirrors Edge has been released over a couple of different platforms and while it has met critical acclaim it never seemed to make it into the heart of the gaming masses. Now it’s being released on the iPad to a … Read More

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Google Gets in the Tablet Game. iPad Rival?

The New York Times reported today Google was hard at work on a tablet computer to rival the iPad. Although specifications were not released nor timelines or prices confirmed, the article did provide some interesting insight into a new front in the current war between Google and Apple. The real news in the item isn’t that Google is working on … Read More

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News roundup on all things ‘Apple, iPad and Touch’

Last week we skipped the Weekly round up, simply because there was so much going on in the world of iPhone’s and iPad’s and Apple generally. Did you miss it? What is interesting today as I review the last week is that a lot of the headlines are the same, or at least similar. The iPhone has been hacked again. … Read More

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Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad. Game Review

Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad Rating: An Entertaining Short Adventure Set in Olde London Town Much of the success in the world is not necessarily about how good something is but more about timing and so on the back of the recent release of the Hollywood version of Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr. Warner Bros have released Sherlock Holmes … Read More

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35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They also offer free analytics tools for developers so they can … Read More

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Keynote Event Roundup

Apple has certainly been on a streak lately. The public release of the iPad has been a complete success and now the details of the much anticipated iPhone OS 4.0. The new operating system has been the main object of speculation and rumor since the unveiling of the Apple tablet in January. Today’s announcement finally threw back the curtain and … Read More

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Live Coverage. Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek Keynote Event

With less than a week after a major product launch Apple’s announcement of iPhone OS 4.0 event was quite unexpected. Apple will give us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS later today. The event will be live at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino. There have been many rumors suggesting different features which could possibly be announced today. The … Read More

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Apple iPad Criticism and The Experience

Much of the criticism surrounding the iPad has been focused on the technical characteristics of the device. Its inability to run Flash, its lack of video conferencing capabilities, its non-existent USB ports, its closed system. Its interesting no one is attacking the iPad where it counts; squarely in the usage experience. A lot of tablet manufacturers are about to find … Read More

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Ocean Blue iPad Review: Realistic diving sim with beautiful graphics

Ocean Blue Rating: A Diving Sim That Doesn’t Go Deep Enough! Com2uS Inc. have become famous for their quality games for the iPhone, iPod Touch but not so much on the iPad yet, however they’ve taken a different turn with their latest release, an ocean diving sim called Ocean Blue. There are plenty of fish tank and koi card pond simulators … Read More

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