Posts tagged "space"

Apple’s New $929 iPad: 128GB of Storage on Offer

For those on the brink of filling up their iPad with too many episodes of CSI and 1GB games such as N.O.V.A comes relief from Apple: a new iPad with eight times the default storage capacity that comes in the base 16GB model. It is the new iPad for professionals and overzealous

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Angry Birds Space Updated With Additional Content

Rovio has seen nothing but success since its debut back a few years ago with the original Angry Birds. Little did they know that the franchise would grow to have a tremendous impact on society. Since then, the series has evolved into multiple new iterations with the latest taking the birds out into space.

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Angry Birds Space Downloaded 50 Million Times in 35 Days

Developer Rovio today announced that the fourth iteration in the birds vs. pigs series is one “one of the fastest growing games ever,” with 50 million downloads in just 35 days. That's undoubtedly stunning!

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iPhone Captures Beautiful Photo of NASA’s Final Space Shuttle

Sadly to say, today was the last flight of NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery. A disappointment to both hardcore NASA buffs and simple-minded space fanatics alike, surely. However, the elegance of the historic moment, if you will, was captured using none other than the iPhone's brilliant camera.

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The Last Ace of Space App Review – A Quirky Tale of Gassy Pigs and More

Anyone who doesn’t appreciate getting a bit of humor out of applications, once in awhile, is pretty crazy. With its bizarre premise, colorful cartoon graphics and infinite replay value, The Last Ace of Space makes sure people like me, who do like something totally weird and funny, get our share

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Astronauts to Take Two iPhones to the Final Frontier

Two iPhone 4s will be lifted off into space on the shuttle Atlantis for the mission tentatively scheduled for launch on July 8. Sadly for the astronauts they won’t be using the iPhones to kill time by playing Angry Birds or FaceTiming with loved ones, but instead will be using

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Dead Space™ App Review – Possibly the Best!

Dead Space ™ was recently released into the app store and since then hasn’t had a break from the media with all of the “oohs” and the “aahs” that it’s been receiving; including from me. It seems no one expected such a chilling, quality third-person shooter to breeze the app

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NeoDefender 2 App Review – A Vector Style, Asteroid-esque Game

From the uncontrollable allure of the game to the stylish vector styled graphics, NeoDefender 2 is an all-in-all good time-killing experience. It’s intense, it’s exciting, and it involves a whole lot of shooting. With only one survival game mode, NeoDefender 2 is a simple shmup derived, asteroids-esque game from iPhone

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Super Monkey Ball 2 Hits The App Store

Super Monkey Ball was, of course, one of the most popular games to be announced for the App Store back before the store was online. Unfortunately when it dropped, it was quickly disregarded due to poor control performance. Not willing to give up easily, SEGA has just announced that Super Monkey Ball 2 [App Store, $9.99] has just hit the App Store! The new version comes with 115 new tracks, WiFi multiplayer (no bluetooth?), improved graphics, the addition of mini-games, and improved controls.

Super Monkey Ball 2 weighs in at 74.7MB and our friends over at TouchArcade have found that maneuvering has been greatly improved. If you're a fan of Aiai and the Monkey Ball crew, you should definitely give SMB2 a roll. Gameplay video follows below!

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App Store Statistics, Super Monkey Ball Making A Ton Of Money

At the time the App Store was launched, Pinch Media took the time to calculate some statistics about the apps being offered. At the launch, they counted 552 applications. Of those, 417 are paid apps, and 135 are free. Of those that are paid, the most common prices were $0.99 for 85 apps, $9.99 for 82 apps, and $4.99 for 62 apps. They've compiled a bar graph of the prices, which you can see after the break.

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