The Angry Birds franchise, with its simple gameplay mechanics, has been an absolute success throughout its past few years of existence. Let's face it, though: Rovio, the developer behind the series, probably took the whole concept a little too far, and the franchise has faced its demise for some angry gamers. Each of the new titles that are simply re-skinned and then re-released just aren't cutting it. To prolong its overall dominance in the App Store, Rovio will soon be launching a new game that they hope will similarly turn into a worldwide phenomenon. This time, however, gamers will play in the point of view of the pigs, who were previously the antagonists of the Angry Birds series.
In another patent application that was filed by Apple on Thursday, it appears that the Cupertino-based company, if not actually gearing up to incorporate into the device, is researching interchangeable camera lenses for its flagship handset, the iPhone.
Previously, Twitter only displayed ad content on their desktop version of their popular mobile website, but they announced yesterday that ads were coming soon to their official iPhone and Android applications. Right on the heels of Twitter, Facebook today announced that they're beginning to rollout ads on users' timelines on both their desktop and mobile websites and apps, respectively.
You can't deny that surfing through the ranks of pages on Kickstarter could be considered as a time consuming, though very interesting, pastime. The cool new accessories that directly relate to iOS devices are awing - the newest to Kickstarter's ever expanding lineup of quirky projects that have the potential to really take off is the Brush Monkey.
If you've been living under a rock for the past few years, you're probably not aware that there are alternatives to purchasing ringtones for your favorite songs. Including popular websites that provide users with easy ways to clip parts of songs in order to use as tones when people call, there are multiple applications for the iPhone that allow the same thing using your iTunes library. One of the better ones among the ranks of other similar utilities, is Dring.
Speed dial has been a feature unfortunately omitted from iOS. One app that aims to rectify this issue as well as add the functionality to essentially launch almost anything from inside its confines is called Launch Center ($1.99), and it does a great job at what it advertises.
The endless vertical running genre has been augmented by the release of Off the Leash (Free), the newest from the UK-based developer behind the popular Land-a-Panda, Meow Meow Happy Fight and the Piyo Blocks series, Big Pixel Studios. Posed with the task of setting fellow dogs loose as you hurriedly
With gaming, there’s really no limit. We’ve seen augmented reality, streamed gaming, external joypads and more, but we’ve never really quite encountered a game that plays based on reality. It’s new, it’s great, it’s real and it’s Tweet Land ($1.99). Launching just today, the game puts you in control of
Since October, from the introduction of the iPhone 4S, the iPhone has been available on the third most popular provider in the US on top of AT&T and Verizon, both of which have been available for some time now. Users currently with contracts with Sprint had yet to see the light in the form of an official companion application for iOS, but it's finally here and somewhat worth the relatively long downtime/wait.
With data usage growing rapidly, evident by the larger data allocation on AT&T's part, and with no unlimited data offer currently being offered (other than for Sprint), you're probably checking the amount of data that you've used in your billing cycle on your computer. Thanks to the power of the App Store, you can do so on your iOS device and with style as well.