It really is. How does he even remember it? I have no idea! »
You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of deadly spiders, wild animals, and bad games. Here, let us help you. »
Every year, the inevitable release of Apple’s new iPhone, usually sometime in September, is always a big event. Equally as inevitable are the rash of boring reviews stating the same thing over and over. “The best iPhone yet,” “Like the old iPhone but better!” So on and so on.
Star Wars Uprising, the new Diablo clone sitting atop the iTunes charts, could more appropriately be titled Star Wars: Uninspiring. The game is competent. That’s about it.
My go-to mobile game for time-filling fun used to be Drop 7. Then it was Threes. These days it’s Sage Solitaire, a new riff on solitaire from the ever-interesting developer Zach Gage. I’m making pairs, straights and flushes, often while listening to a podcast. I’m hooked!
Five bucks spent and an hour in, I’m having a very good time with Lara Croft GO, the new mobile Tomb Raider spin-off that came out a few hours ago. It’s turn-based. It’s full of tomb raiding. How about I show you? You’ll see some early levels—and a comparison to the very cool precursor Hitman GO—in my 13-minute… »
Final Fantasy VII, a video game about an angry man with mommy issues, will come to iPhone and iPad tonight with the next Apple Store update, publisher Square Enix announced today. »
Imagine all the things that our phones get to see. I mean, they’re pretty much with us every step of the way. It can be a camera for concerts, a music player for parties, a distraction on dates, the only light source for the lonely nights at home, and everything in between. To see things from our phone’s perspective… »
If you thought $10 was highway robbery when it comes to apps, this colorful infographic should help put things in perspective. »
If you're having trouble downloading anything on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you're not alone, as the App Store and iTunes has been down for several hours. Given Apple earned $4.8 billion from the two storefronts last quarter, you'd imagine it'll be up real soon. »
Free-to-play games supported by sneaky in-app purchases reign supreme in the mobile world, but Apple has apparently started promoting games that shy away from doing so. »
There's money to be made smuggling iPhone 6s into China. Enough that people who are not as bright as professional smugglers are getting in on the action. »
It's freezing outside, and you want to check Dark Sky to further hammer home just how cold you are, but your smart device rejects the inputs from your obsolete gloves, asserting that they haven't changed since at least The Odyssey. You need hand protection from the elements that works with your touchscreen, but which… »