Although AT&T also mentioned any mobile chat app would work on its network, it specified FaceTime users, because of the iPhone’s popularity. FaceTime on the iPad is also included, allowing customers to video chat over their mobile data plan on tablets as well.
Geneva has introduced the Model S’s successor, which gains not only re-engineered innards but also makes an important gain by losing something. Gone is the iPod Dock, which limited you to small 30-pin small like iPods and iPhones, and in its place is Bluetooth streaming. The Model S Wireless aims to provide the same superlative sound as the original from a much broader range of devices.
This is Not a Ball Game from Absurd Interactive is a physics-driven puzzle game set in Paris in the early 20th century. Bring the magic back to the Absurd Circus in more than 70 levels with retina-quality graphics inspired by the Art Nouveau movement and René Magritte’s “This is Not a Pipe.”
When Apple updated the iPod touch in 2008—adding the new App Store SDK to iOS—the company marketed the iPod as a gaming device. Popular games such as Super Monkey Ball had launched for the iPhone 3G at the same time and developers began to create new types of games to take advantage of the camera and accelerometer. Nearly five years later, Apple’s iOS is making three times the revenue as leading handheld consoles, such as the PS Vita, Nintendo 3DS, and Sony Ericsson Xperia.
IK Multimedia has announced the iKlip 2 in two versions: one for iPad and one for iPad mini. It’s a perfect accessory for musicians who use their iOS devices on stage. And while you’re not on stage, you might like the newly announced iKlip Studio for iPad mini. It’s a desktop stand that will hold your iPad mini or other 7″ tablet at many different angles in either portrait or landscape orientation.
There are two different kinds of match three games in Hidden Wonders of the Depths HD: one where you swap two tiles, and another where you tap on groups of three or more of the same kind. To win the level you have to make matches in certain spots before the timer runs out. The other game is a mix of mahjong and memory where you have to make matches but you can only use the tiles that are on top.
With a witty name and a goal to bring the natural environment into the otherwise-sterile realm of high technology, Woodchuck produces cases and accessories that give your iDevices an outdoors feel. The company’s latest project, the Traveler Series, is now the subject of a Kickstarter campaign due to its unique machining requirements.
If you’re looking for a good scare that extends beyond the sofa on a Saturday night, you might want to take a look at Haunting Melissa, a new horror story app from Hooked Digital Media. Conceived, directed and produced by Neal Edelstein—the producer behind The Ring—Haunting Melissa uses push notifications in an unpredictable manner to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Your iPhone 5 has been a boat adrift long enough. Time to bring it to port, and the iLuv Aud 5 Lightning speaker dock is now open. Originally unveiled at CES 2013 in January, the Aud 5 is iLuv’s first audio dock designed specifically for Apple’s Lightning iDevices.
There are other cloud storage and synching services: Apple’s own iCloud, Box, iDolly, Google Cloud, Microsoft SkyDrive, and more. However, while they all have their virtues, none of them matches Dropbox for no hassle, transparent, “just works” functionality in the context of keeping work in progress—along with recently archived files—on several work platform laptops and my iPad harmoniously synchronized.