Halfbrick—the creator of Jetpack Joyride—has announced Bears vs. Art for iOS. In it, Rory the bear gets annoyed when art galleries suddenly pop up all over the forest. Players help Rory clear out all the art in a set of 125 levels as they smash and destroy everything as quickly as they can.
How about a cold caramel frappe, no whip, non-fat, venti plus triple shots, to go? Starting next week, aside from buying your favorite drink via its iPhone app, Starbucks will allow you to tip your barista with a new update called “Shake to Pay” feature. The coffee giant will roll out an updated mobile app on March 19th with digital tipping for the first time, along with improved navigation.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Dong Nguyen—the creator of the infamous Flappy Bird—speaks out about the game, his life, and his plans for the future. When asked if Flappy Bird will fly again, Nguyen said he is considering it, but he’s not working on a new version. He is also currently working on three new games simultaneously, one of which he plans to release this month.
Tengami is a unique and absolutely beautiful puzzle game for iOS that is over far too soon. The fact that you can complete it in an hour or two is largely responsible for this, but honestly, I would’ve disappointed to see it end if it had taken me 20 hours to get there.
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.
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.