Sometimes the old saying is really true: simpler is better. Taking an absolute minimalistic approach to game play, Unravel from Aleksandrs Zavalnijs is a deceptively easy game to play, but will draw you in to work out each puzzle. Simply designed and brilliantly executed, Unravel is a must-have in your collection!
Six Dimensions starts with a cute storyline about a kitty that escapes from the kennel. You must help your feline friend get through obstacles to reach the goal on the other side of the screen. To do so, you draw shapes that affect the environment. These objects can help to move the kitty along, or they can provide a bridge for the kitty to get over large pits.
Like mazes? Who doesn’t? Always trying to find your way from one point to another as fast as you can…but what if you could only see a small portion of the maze at a time? What if you have to work through the maze in a circular fashion? What if you also had to slide along a tunnel? Got your interest? Yeah…thought so. Time to dive into Groove Vortex and see if you can get out!
Got a new iPad Air? Marveled at its design and performance, but want maximum protection? The designers from Gumdrop Cases have produced the Hideaway Case, a fully enclosed case with a built-in stand. Everything is covered, including the Lightning port, headphone jack, and the screen. It’s very rugged and durable, but is it practical for everyday use?
Do a lot of typing on your iPad but prefer a real keyboard to a touchscreen? There are plenty of Bluetooth keyboard options out there, but what about incorporating it into a case that doesn’t add a lot of bulk as most keyboard cases do? For the iPad Air, Belkin has released the QODE Slim Style Keyboard Case. It is a folio style case that offers a very thin keyboard to pair with the iPad Air in an attractive design for typists on the go.
Freeform3 has developed a really nice tempered glass screen protector for the current iPhone 5 series lineup, called the Gorilla Protection Glass Screen Protector. They claim it provides high durability, crystal clear optics, and minimal thickness to not add any bulk to the phone, all at an affordable price. Let’s see how easy is it to apply and how it holds up to daily use.
Moshi has come up with another design to protect your beloved iPhone 5/5s. The Origo is a silicone case that not only provides protection for the back and sides of your phone, but also covers the lower front around the Home button for partial front protection. I like the idea of more protection without adding much bulk to the phone, but how does it hold up to real world use? Let’s find out…
There’s something to be said about the simple beauty of wood with the contrast of black accents. This even applies to iPhone cases, as evidenced by the Rocketcases Woody Hybrid case for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5. It’s easy to hold and use, it looks great, and it’s priced right.
I’m sure this has happened to a few of you; you’re taking a video of something, but you also wish you had a photo or two of the action to use for social networking. Don’t have two cameras, so what do you do? Use MovieToImage on your iPhone, iPod, or iPod touch. Easy to use for simple one touch control.
There’s been a wide variety of docking stations for various iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches, but what about a single docking station that can handle any one of them? Not impressed? How about a docking station that can also handle any of them with nearly every protective case out on the market left on the device? Got your interest, didn’t it? Thought so.
Roudhouse by Victory Point Games is a fast-paced, rocking action game in the style of early ’80s arcade games. Fight your way through each level to the score of 8 bit rock anthems as you harken back to the days of old-school arcade games you would play on your early Game Boy.
There aren’t many devices on the market that offer a built in Lightning connector for Apple’s latest lineup of products. Fortunately, the people at iLuv Creative Technology have delivered on an audio solution for your iPhone 5 (and any other electronic device, really): the Aud 5. This hi-fi speaker and Lightning dock has a modern design that not only looks good, but sounds good too.