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.
This week on the Free Apps Roundup: Are you looking for some new games to play? If you like Angry Birds, there’s a good chance you’ll enjoy Bombcats. It’s a physics puzzler with explosive cats. It’s no weirder than Angry Birds. If you’re looking for something else, then you’ll be happy to see all of the limited time freebie games available this week. Also, UPS released an official iPad app and Google released Hangouts for iOS. It’s a good week.
The Philips Hue app update makes these lights the coolest lights you can buy. With them, your lamps can talk to you. Is the forecast going to be nice for today? Maybe it’s going to rain. Your lights could be blue. Maybe it’s going to be hot. Your lights could be red. Maybe you want the lights to flicker every time you get an email. The options are limitless.
This week on the Free Apps Roundup: Let’s say you’re going on vacation and you take your iPhone. It’s likely you’re going to take a bunch of pictures and maybe a few videos. Chances are good you’ll want to share those with your friends and family. Disney’s Story app will do just that for you. It’s super-easy and customizable. If you’re itching for some new games, you’re going to be quite happy with this week’s selection of limited time freebies, because there are a lot.
If you aren’t sure why this is great news, you probably don’t know what Audiobus is. It’s a music utility app that allows you to route audio between iOS music apps. This means you can use apps sort of like plug-ins. For instance, now you can use iGrand Piano for it’s awesome piano sound quality in Garageband along with audio from other apps.
One of the coolest features about the Pebble smart watch was that it could not only display time with customized watch faces, but that it could someday be used as an external display for some apps. Now, it can do just that. The RunKeeper app for iPhone and Android is among the first to use the Pebble to display information, and it’s possibly one of the most exciting uses of this feature.
This week on the Free Apps Roundup: Have you been for more Angry Birds, but with social networking features built right in? Do you want prepare for May the Fourth with LEGO Star Wars? Want to add your own handwriting in your custom greeting cards directly from the app? We’ve got all that and more inside.
I’m a little excited for Iron Man 3, as you should be also. In the meantime, you can kill some time and some A.I.M. forces in the endless 3D runner that is Iron Man 3 for iOS. You should also check out AppShopper Social. It’s a great app for keeping track of other apps on the App Store. You can even set triggers to be notified of price changes for specific apps when/if they happen. Plus, Pangea decided to offer up a bunch of games for free. It’s going to be a good weekend for your iOS device.
This week on the Free Apps Roundup: It’s the week of the update; various apps have been significantly upgraded. Take, for instance, Aviary. It’s up to version 2, and it’s a feature-packed photo editing app that’s easy to use. Also, TWC has enabled live TV streaming outside of the home network for cable subscribers. And if upgrades aren’t your thing, there’s a zombie killing and driving game called R.I.P. Rally. Plus tons more.
This week on the Free Apps Roundup: Fruit Ninja and Fruit Ninja HD are free for a limited time! If you’re a fan of golf, you’ll have to check out GolfStar. And if you want to take a trip down memory lane, approximately 15 years in the past, you might just want to take care of a virtual pet again with the Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. app. All this and more, which may even include getting Angry Birds Star Wars for free from Starbucks.