Research firm Forrester recently release a report on what mobile app developers are most interested in. Even though Android has captured most of the smart phone market, iOS is the preferred operating system for launching a new app. No wonder Android users get so upset when a cool app is only available for iPhone or iPad.
Are you ready for some football? Today, EA launched its NFL themed deck building card game for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and iOS. As of today, you can build the perfect team, play against others in exhibition games, and compete in several game seasons all on your iPad with Madden NFL 25.
A friend of mine recently told me that the new Chromecast does everything my Apple TV does, plus it is way cheaper. While I appreciate what Chromecast is and I believe that having more competition can only help make every device better, Apple is still ahead of the pack. Just today Apple has added more content providers to its lineup, and while these are welcome, someone is still missing the big picture of on demand content.
The big new partner is Disney, but you still have to be attached to a cable/satellite provider. Other new apps come from the Weather Channel, the Smithsonian Channel, and Vevo. What is missing is the ability to subscribe to Disney content on an individual basis.
Google’s answer to the set-top box, Chromecast, allows users to stream media from their mobile device to their HDTV. The device simply plugs into your television set and connects with your smartphone or tablet using local Wi-Fi. Today, Google launched the Chromecast app for iOS making it possible for you to stream all your favorite movies, shows, and videos from your iPad to your big screen TV.
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 86% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
In 1999, Belgian comic artist Benoît Sokal collaborated on the creation of a point-and-click adventure game that helped put France-baced Microïds gaming company on the map. Amerzone: The Explorer’s Legacy launched in the App Store in 2012 and, although somewhat successful, did not reach its full potential with mobile gamers.
Today, the company has announced that Amerzone has been “remastered” with better graphics, more animation, and new areas to explore. Additionally, the company has launched a freemium version that will allow you to unlock the full version after a few levels of gameplay.
As the purported Apple event crawls closer, more rumors and supposed image leaks are appearing on the Internet on a regular basis. Today, Apple rumor reporter Sonny Dickson has released 20 images of what appears to be the back casing of the next generation iPad mini.
Take your music anywhere with this new Portable Bluetooth Speaker from CoolStream. Wherever you want your tunes – at home, by the pool, at your office, or on the beach this amazing little speaker will play your mp3’s from a smartphone, tablet, laptop, even an SD card, 3.5mm jack, or USB memory stick. And the best part is that all fits in the palm of your hand.
Welcome back to another edition of our iPad tutorial column. While you may know practically everything there is to know about your tablet, there might be some things you didn’t know about. I write the how-to column and I am constantly finding out about things that my iPad can do that I didn’t know before. We want you to feel like you are an expert on your device, so we try to give you the skinny on everything the Apple tablet is capable of. Last time, we told you about how to download movies to your iPad using the VLC app.
This time, we are going to tell you the first step in trouble shooting your iPad when it freezes, crashes, or plain just won’t work.
Apple is due to launch a new line of products this fall. Rumors abound that the company will hold a special event on Sept. 10 to announce the next model of iPhone, including a low-cost plastic model, dubbed “iPhone 5c.” There is also a chance that at the purported Sept. 10 event, Apple will announce the fifth generation iPad and second-generation iPad mini with Retina Display. According to Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) are expressing anxiety over the possibility of a price cut on the iPad mini that would significantly change the landscape of the tablet market.
According to DigiTimes, the hardware specifications needed for current-model Android-based devices is getting to be too expensive to make in a market that is seeing a drop in price. This is both a compliment and a prediction of doom for iOS’s biggest operating system competitor.