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

New iPhone OS 4.0 will bring multitasking support

With the iPad fully birthed to the world and ready for its coming out party, Apple can now turn its attention back to the iPhone. New details on the upcoming software upgrade due this summer have emerged compliments of AppleInsider. Multitasking is the key and Apple plans to accomplish it through an interface familiar to OS X users. According to … Read More

Gamesalad announces Apple iPad game development support

Gamesalad is a GUI driven game creation app for non-programmers. Up until now it has offered capabilities related to the iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac Desktop and The Web. Today they announced support for the iPad too. The Gamesalad tool is available as a free trial download from their website. All you need to do is sign up to try it … Read More

How good a deal is the Apple iPad? [Infographic]

In 1976 Apple launched the Apple 1 computer for $666.66. Cool price! Love those naughty digits! Adjusting for inflation the cost of that today would be around $2,540.77! Apple’s most expensive (and arguably biggest failure business-wise) computer was the Apple Lisa. Which had a high price tag even in 1983 at $9,995.00. Adjusting for inflation that would cost close to … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G Specification Rumors

iPhone 4G Now that we’re less than a week away from the launch of the iPad, the most hotly anticipated Apple device is the next generation iPhone. The fact it will launch this summer at WWDC is almost a given at this point. The real cause for speculation now are the device specifications. Thanks to John Gruber’s excellent Daring Fireball … Read More

Paper Boat Race for iPhone: Paper thin racer with little novelty value

Paper Boat Race Rating: If you’ve ever dabbled in origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, then the chances are that you started with something simple like this origami boat. It’s this boat that is the vehicle of choice in this water based racing game. After picking the color of your paper boat you are launched to the starting line … Read More

1 2 3 Sheep! for iPhone is an engaging educational game: Review

1 2 3 Sheep! Rating: Educational games for all ages are becoming more and more popular across all platforms and no more so than the iPhone and iPod Touch. 1 2 3 Sheep! falls directly into that market as it’s a simple counting game at it’s core but also teaches the basic controls of the touch-screen controls of the iPhone/iPod … Read More

Palm: End of Days. Was it their SDK that killed them?

I’ve been tweeting and writing for some time that I think it’s probably going to be a downward spiral into oblivion for Palm in the coming months. Which is a shame. To be clear : It’s not over yet for Palm. But the writing does seem to be on the wall. Before the advent of the iPhone I was a … Read More

‘We Rule’ for iPhone: Gameplay Walkthrough and Tips

We Rule is developed by Ngmoco and New Toy and is a great Kingdom building, social interactive game. The game play is simple you farm and harvest crops, build shops and houses and rule your own kingdom. The game is relatively easy to play but here is a detailed run through and tips to help you along. When you first … Read More

Weekly news roundup on all things “Touch” | 03/20/2010

iPad Developers have one week to get their app into Apple for a chance at making the iPad App Store Grand Opening. Apple plans to sell around 13 million iPads in the next few years. “Elite” iPad Devs get iPads to test on. HTC hits back at Apple’s lawsuit against them, while more lines are drawn in the virtual sand … Read More

What’s Next for Apple?

Guessing what Apple will do next has been a cottage industry for the mainstream media and tech punditry since the introduction of the original iPod started its reputation for radical, game-changing moves. One need only look back on the media frenzy in the six months leading up to the introduction of the iPad to understand how much predicting Apple’s strategy … Read More

Surviving in the iPhone Wild Wild West: Bogus Marketing Schemes

Surviving in the iPhone Wild Wild West. Marketing Part 01 : The bogus App Review site. In a short series of three articles I am attempting to expose some of the more seedier practices which are going on to promote apps in the sub-culture which surrounds the App Store marketplace today. Part 03 is probably the most explosive. Every app … Read More