Atypical Games wowed us with iPad favorite Sky Gamblers and has done it again with Battle Supremacy. Not only does this game have the most realistic open world environment currently available on iOS with wind blowing in the grass and animals scurrying out of the way, it is also good old fashion explosive fun.
Mobile game developer Chillingo has teamed up with mini carmaker Mattel to bring toy racing to the iPad. Now, you can hit the dirt in your favorite Hot Wheels from your childhood. Choose the right team for the job and show the world what your toys are made of.
SEGA has sent a shockwave across the mobile gaming community with the unannounced arrival of the recreation of a popular 3DS title (called Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure) in the App Store. Rhythm Thief & the Paris Caper quietly launched with a resounding boom only a short time ago and it is ready to make you dance.
I love desktop robots. They are so cute. Tiny little remote controlled machines that walk around on your table, distracting you from mundane work are great fun. I especially like the ones that can be used in conjunction with the iPad. That’s why I’m so excited about the Ozobot. This little guy is small enough to fit in your closed fist, but smart enough to know whether it is working with a digital surface or a physical surface.
Last month, Spotify updated its mobile streaming music service for the iPhone and iPad that made it possible for users to listen to music in a slightly more on-demand version than previously available. Before December 2013, users needed a paid subscription to listen to artists or albums that they wanted to on iOS. Then, in December, the company updated the service to allow iPad users to listen to personal and friends’ playlists, but the iPhone was still limited.
Today, Spotify updated its app to allow shuffle play for iPhone users. Plus, you can now listen to any song, anytime on the iPad without needing any paid subscription.
A few years ago, it was becoming clear that the iPhone was quickly taking the place of traditional digital cameras. with all its bells and whistles, Apple’s iOS camera still didn’t offer a few of the fan favorites of the average photography hobbyist, like a macro and wide-angle lens. An ingenious developer came up with a simple and effective solution that has since captured the hearts and minds of iPhone photographers everywhere with the Olloclip. As usual, an iPad version was nowhere to be seen.
Welcome to the first edition of our weekly music column of 2014. Each week, we search the Web for exciting apps and accessories that we think musicians and fans of music will love. Last time, we told you about the water-resistant Sound Splash from ION. You can take your music out in the snow and not worry about ruining your speaker.
As a new year begins, we have been lucky enough to get a glimpse into what the rest of 2014 has in store for us thanks to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Of course, on of our favorite iOS music accessory makers was on hand to show of their new products for the New Year.
This week, IK Multimedia has unveiled a new product for iOS that makes it possible for you to activate your music apps without needing to even touch the screen.
Anyone using an iPad that is third-generation or newer will probably have seen that dreaded popup message when trying to charge a tablet that reads, “Charging is not supported with this Accessory.” I’ve even seen that message when I connected my iPad to my computer. It can be very frustrating when your charging options are limited. The reason this normally happens is because some chargers don’t have enough energy to charge the more powerful devices. Updating to a faster mobile operating system seems to exacerbate the problem.
Schoche is offering a solution to the problem with a 12-watt charger meant to charge any device to its fastest possible rate. The charger is also small enough to fit in your back pocket, so you won’t have to worry about taking up extra space.
Yesterday at CES, The Joy Factory unveiled a new line of iPad and tablet accessories, including mounting accessories fit for projection stands and wheelchair systems, a new stylus line and rugged cases.
“Consumers continue to the push the boundaries of tablet and smartphone usage,” said Sampson Yang, president of The Joy Factory. “In response to a growing demand for accessories that can transcend device usage in business and recreational environments, The Joy Factory is unveiling its new line specialty iPad and universal tablet mounting systems and iOS mobile accessory solutions for work, home and everywhere in between.”
Welcome to the first DIY iPad Project Spotlight column of 2014. A new year means a new set of awesome, cute, and useful DIY projects for the iPad. Each week, we scoure the Internet for projects we think are fun and easy to do at home. Last week, we told you about the colorful headphone project. All you need is a couple of bottles of nail polish to turn mundane into miraculous.
This week, we found a fun project to turn your “Best of” Instagram pictures into an iPad case. This project is not made from items you can find around the house, but it is a great memory keepsake idea for displaying your photos.