iPhone 4 was on the list of iOS 7 supported devices, but it wasn’t able to run the OS very smoothly. Things are changing with the iOS 7.1 update. Compared to iOS 7, the update brings improvements that have been noticed by iPhone 4 users, but still it lacks in terms in performance when compared to previous iterations of iOS.
Yahoo has officially rolled out its updated Search app with an iOS 7-inspired minimalist design. The official Yahoo! Search app is packed with UI and feature overhauls from hands-free voice search to refined queries and results to improved SSL support.
All right kids, it’s time for spelling. Get out your workbooks and a number 2 pencil and…what? Oh. Okay, get out your iDevice and stylus. The goal of Letterarium is simple; tap all of the letters needed to spell the word displayed at the start of each round. It would be simpler, however, if the game didn’t crash so much.
You used to pay hundred of dollars, often with a subscription fee on top, for a dedicated GPS device to give you directions. Now, you have multiple options given away with your phone. GPS-maker Garmin has stayed in the game not by fighting smartphones, but embracing them with their own apps and accessories, like the Active Mount for the iPhone 5/5s, a combination car window mount and charger.
Last year, Apple launched its iPhone Reuse and Recycle program in the U.S., letting users trade-in their iPhone at Apple Stores for credit that can be applied to the purchase of a new iPhone. The program started with the United States, then expanded to the UK and France earlier this year. Now, according to a new report, the iPhone Reuse and Recycle program has reached Canadian shores.
Lionheart Tactics is a strategy-based tactical RPG on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Gather up to 30 heroes, customize them into one of 16 classes and 3 races, and give them equipment, skills, and upgrades to make them a force to be reckoned with. Then, head into battle and take advantage of the terrain and your enemy’s weakness to emerge victorious. Fight the savage beast-kin, ruthless bandits and thieves, the unnatural Mirror army, and more.
I’ve stated before—only half jokingly—that I’ve never seen a movie that couldn’t have been improved by a prolonged sword fighting skeleton scene. I was thinking of Hollywood films, but this belief now includes your wedding videos, cruise vacation recaps, or whatever you happened to film on the way to school this morning. FxGuru: Movie FX Director not only adds skeletons, but also U.F.O.s, dinosaurs, ghosts, cockroaches, elephants…even falling pianos.
Your spaceship just crashed off the coast of a deserted tropical island. Too bad all you had on was your sweater, cowboy boots and tighty-whities. Start collecting stuff to survive and, hopefully, call for help…and maybe some pants. The basic goals of Stranded Without a Phone – Retina Edition are to collect edibles and liquids to survive, and to collect spare parts to build a phone so you can call for help and get rescued. Too bad you don’t have another six compatriots on this island to help you; you are all alone, Professor.
I am looking forward to this summer’s release of Godzilla the way some people look forward to their wedding, retirement, or being released from a Turkish prison. The first time I watched the trailer, I only then fully understood why men have sons. But I’m not looking forward to the inevitable movie tie-in app. This is because it will not be good. At all. Here’s why.
Get ready to knock down some bowling pins with PB, the “ultra-chill polar bear,” and J, his distinguished penguin pal, in Polar Bowler, coming to iOS and Android devices this spring. Pick from ten inner tubes (each with a unique ability), costumes, and weapons to make your way past ramps, twists, and turns in over 70 maps for maximum points.
I was pleased to learn Google has done a substantial makeover of their Gmail iOS app, and that it now supports background app refresh; ergo, your Gmail messages will be pre-fetched and synced so they’re right there when you open the app, with no more annoying pauses while you wait for your inbox to refresh. But to avail yourself of this new feature you must also turn on background app refresh and notifications (badge or any other type) for the Gmail app in your Settings.
Ever get that sinking feeling you’ve forgotten where your car keys are? Maybe to tend to lock yourself out of your house with the keys still inside. Fortunately, the people at Elgato have come up with a way to keep track of your keys and alert you if you stray too far away from them; the Smart Key along with a free app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch will keep watch for you.