Another week has come and gone and now it is Friday again. Fridays are great for a number of reasons. One of them being that it is the day that PadGadget spotlights one game that is either from, or reminds us of our childhood. Last week, we reminded you of the Final Fantasy trilogy with a spotlight on the fifth release under the franchise.
Quickoffice has been converted to a free app and is immediately available in the app store. This app is a very useful tool for editing Microsoft Office documents in both mobile and collaborative environments.
The release of Quickoffice as a free app represents a brand new line instead of an update to the existing Quickoffice Pro and Pro HD. Google published a page specifically for previous users which details the changes being made, which is very useful if you are in that situation.
Kabam, the game company that created the popular Kingdoms of Camelot strategy game has just announced the launch of a card collecting game (CCG) based on the franchise that brings the world of King Arthur to iOS. Grab your deck and play a role-playing card game against others in a battle for the top spot in the Heroes of Camelot.
Just days after Google released a new a Google Wallet app for Android, they have also released it for iOS. The app is not universal and is only native on the iPhone, but even iPad users can install and use it. Google Wallet is a handy service which helps manage online spending and loyalty programs.
Apple’s most popular executives, CEO Tim Cook, Software Chief Craig Federighi, and Head of Design Jony Ive, sat down with Bloomberg for a chat about the state of the smart phone industry and Apple’s future in it. The comprehensive and detailed interview shed light on how the “big three” feel about cheap phones, working together, and Apple’s competition with the Android market.
Last week, Microsoft launched a new trade-in program to allow iPad owners to trade in their Apple tablet for a minimum $200 gift card toward a purchase at a Microsoft retail store. Today, ZDNet found another trade-in program offered by the Windows-creator that makes it possible to get as much as $350 in rebates for trading in, not just an Apple product, but any device. It appears that Microsoft is really trying to get our business.
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 83% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
Apple’s big update to its mobile operating system has finally hit the floor running. Some may have experienced issues trying to get the download to start, but other than a few hiccups, most users probably already have the update installed, or are working on it now.
It appears that Apples’s tablet is getting a lot of love in the App Store today. Earlier today, Pandora Radio updated it’s app with a complete redesign for the iPad. Now, the popular productivity app Clear for iPhone received an update that optimizes it for the iPad and makes it iOS 7 compatible with great new features.
For those who have been refreshing their iPad’s software updates every few minutes for the past few hours, Apple has officially launched iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is compatible with the iPhone 4 and newer, the fourth-generation iPod touch and newer, the iPad 2 and newer, and the iPad mini.