We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 90% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
Kingpin Lanes is a bowling simulation game that’s designed for hard core bowling fans. Because it uses the Unreal 3D engine, Kingpin Lanes has impressive graphics, resembling a real bowling alley, from the lanes down to the included Pro Shop.
In this bowling game, you will use simple, easy touch gestures to bowl. A swipe on the screen allows you to orient the ball, while arrows let you decide where to stand. After choosing a position and an angle, a forward swipe will launch the ball down the lane. The idea, of course, is to score as high as possible with strikes and spares.
PBS KIDS is best known for its child-centric apps, including PBS KIDS Video, The Electric Company Party Game, and more. However, the company has just launched an app that is geared toward parents more than it is for children. PBS Parents Play & Learn HD helps teach parents to learn how to teach kids.
Accessory maker Logitech is on a roll right now. The company recently launched the Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini, which boasts the “thinnest keyboard case” on the market. Today, Logitech has announced the upcoming release of a new line of Keyboard folios for the iPad and iPad mini that protect all over. Plus, it comes in multiple colors to compliment your spring attire.
Earlier this month, analysts were championing the downfall of Apple, saying that suppliers had just suffered “the worst February on record.” At the same time, Hon Hai, Foxconn’s parent company, had announced it would be hiring 5,000 new workers for 2013. Today, Bloomberg reports that Hon Hai, in fact, posted record quarterly profits, a significantly different story than leading analysts were predicting only a few weeks ago.
According to Bloomberg, fourth-quarter net income rose 5.6 percent to $1.2 billion. Thanks to finally working out production issues for the iPhone 5, the manufacturing company was able to increase revenue and margins.
Whenever holidays come up, many game developers will offer fantastic discounts on popular titles. Usually, sales start on a Thursday and go through the weekend. However, Capcom has the jump on everyone else with an “egg-cellent” sale on four of its most popular games.
A 13-year-old in the U.K. is in hot water today after using his iPad to wrack up a bill of more than £3,700 pounds, which amounts to over five thousand dollars. Doug Crossan, a policeman in the U.K., claims that he was “horrified” when his credit card company informed him that his son Cameron had spent thousands of dollars in Apple’s App Store.
Welcome back to another week of PadGadget Photobooth, my weekly column that features an array of useful photography apps and accessories.
Last week, I highlighted the Eye-Fi Wi-Fi enabled SD Card that’s designed to help you get your digital photos from your camera to your iPad, and this week I thought I would share super cool photo editing app Path On, which allows you to add text to your photos in unique and interesting ways.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 80% off, a couple are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
As a frequent flyer, I dread both takeoffs and landings because I am forced to stow my iPad and other electronics for several minutes, despite the fact that usage of such devices has not been proven to be harmful to the plane. During that dead zone, my only options are staring at the seat back in front of me or flipping through Skymall.
That is set to change, however, as the Federal Aviation Administration is considering relaxing the rules regarding in-flight usage of electronics. According to The New York Times, people that work as part of an industry group set up to study the issue are reporting that the F.A.A. hopes to change the rules later this year.