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  • 'Anki Drive' AI-Based Slot Car Racing Game Gains New Cars and Tracks

    16 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Juli Clover

    Anki today announced the debut of two new cars and two new tracks for its iPhone-compatible Anki Drive slot car racing game. Joining the existing four cars are Hadion and Corax, new characters that focus on speed and weaponry, respectively. Designed by Anki…
  • Apple Launches 8 GB iPhone 5c in 16 New European Countries [Updated]

    16 April 2014, 5:22 am by: Richard Padilla

    Following a brief maintenance period worldwide, Apple's Online Stores in the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, and the Czech Republic are now selling the 8 GB iPhone 5c. The device was spotted in these online stores by 9to5Mac. The 8 GB version of…
  • Compliance Monitor Says Relationship With Apple Has 'Significantly Improved'

    14 April 2014, 9:59 pm by: Husain Sumra

    In his first report to US District Judge Denise Cote, external compliance monitor Michael Bromwich says that his relationship with Apple has "significantly improved" since Apple was ordered to hire him to ensure the company complies with antitrust requirements…
  • T-Mobile Ending All Overage Charges, Challenging Rivals to Follow

    14 April 2014, 11:56 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    T-Mobile is kicking off a new campaign targeting overage fees as part of its ongoing Uncarrier initiative that aims to disrupt the wireless industry in the U.S. Starting in May, the U.S. carrier is eliminating overage charges for all its customers regardless…
  • Microsoft's 'Age of Empires: World Domination' to Launch on iOS This Summer

    14 April 2014, 6:01 am by: Richard Padilla

    Microsoft and Japanese gaming firm KLab Inc. have revealed Age of Empires: World Domination, the first title based on the popular PC strategy franchise for iOS devices. The game features a revamped real-time battle system optimized for mobile devices, as…
  • 'Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff' Launches for iPhone and iPad

    10 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Jordan Golson

    TinyCo and FOX have released their new free-to-play iOS game based on the popular TV show Family Guy. The game, called Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, has gameplay similar to EA's freemium The Simpsons: Tapped Out, released in 2012. In the Family Guy game,…
  • Delivery Status Touch Updated with Revamped Background Notifications, Various Bug Fixes

    10 April 2014, 5:11 am by: Richard Padilla

    Junecloud has updated its popular delivery notification app Delivery Status touch to version 5.1, bringing a revamped notification system, a large number of fixes, support for new features, and more. The app now includes a revamped background notification…
  • 'PayPal Here' for iOS Updated with Revamped User Interface, Dynamic Search

    8 April 2014, 6:41 am by: Richard Padilla

    PayPal today updated its point-of-sale solution app PayPal Here, bringing a refreshed interface and a variety of features. The app now includes a dynamic search tool that allows users to search for specific items and charges, a streamlined custom inventory…
  • Apple Bringing More Chip Development In House

    8 April 2014, 1:15 am by: Husain Sumra

    Apple is planning on creating an R&D team to develop baseband chips, which are used to control a device's radio functions like modulation, signal generation and more, for future iPhones in-house, according to a new report from DigiTimes. The baseband chip is…
  • American Express Offers $5 off a $5 iTunes/App Store Purchase

    7 April 2014, 7:26 pm by: Jordan Golson

    American Express is offering a $5 statement credit to users who spend $5 on the iTunes and App Stores by April 30th. The rebate, part of AMEX's "Offers for You" promotion, requires that users opt-in to the offer on the American Express website, and then spend…
  • Apple Expands iPhone Trade-In Program to Germany

    7 April 2014, 3:31 am by: Richard Padilla

    After expanding to France and Canada last month, Apple’s iPhone trade-in program is now available in Apple Retail Stores throughout Germany, reports Apfelpage.de [Google Translation]. The launch of the program was spotted through the Apple Store app. The…
  • Sprint Offers Up To $650 For New Framily Subscribers

    4 April 2014, 1:16 pm by: Juli Clover

    Sprint on Friday announced a new credit incentive to encourage customers to switch to the carrier, offering new Sprint Framily subscribers up to $650 in trade-in and early termination fee credits."At Sprint, we believe in 'Happy Connecting' through the value…
  • iPhone 5s Demand Wanes in China, While Interest in iPhone 6 Accelerates

    4 April 2014, 9:23 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White is touring China and reports to investors that demand for the iPhone 5s in the Asian country is disappointing, while interest in Chinese brands like Xiaomi is on the rise. This cool sentiment towards the iPhone may change…
  • Nest Stops Selling 'Protect' Smoke Detectors Over Safety Concerns

    3 April 2014, 5:43 pm by: Juli Clover

    Nest CEO Tony Fadell today published an open letter on the Nest.com blog announcing that effective immediately, the company is going to temporarily cease selling its multi-sensor iPhone-connected Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarm, which was first…
  • 'FTL: Faster Than Light' Now Available for iPad with New Content

    3 April 2014, 3:43 am by: Richard Padilla

    Developer Subset Games today released its popular real-time strategy game FTL: Faster Than Light on the iPad, coming roughly a year after the title was released on Mac, PC, and Linux to much acclaim. The game puts the player in the commanding role of a ship…
  • 'Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff' Coming to iPhone and iPad April 10

    3 April 2014, 1:42 am by: Richard Padilla

    At a launch event in Los Angeles tonight, Fox and development house TinyCo officially revealed that its upcoming title Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is set to launch a week from now. First revealed last month, the game is centered around the town of Quahog,…
  • 'Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft' for iPad Now Available in New Zealand, Australia, and Canada

    2 April 2014, 6:39 pm by: Juli Clover

    Blizzard Entertainment's digital card trading game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft for iPad soft-launched today in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, after launching for Mac in March. The free-to-play collectible card game is set in the Warcraft universe,…
  • Jailbreak Tweak Auxo 2 Brings Unified Control Center, Gesture-Based Multitasking to iOS

    2 April 2014, 5:53 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Auxo 2, the followup to 2012’s popular jailbreak tweak Auxo, is now available in the Cydia Store. The product of developers @Sentry_NC and QusicS, the new tweak includes a number of features including a unified view for the Control Center and app switcher, a…
  • SITU Smart Food Scale Connects to iPad to Relay Nutritional Information

    2 April 2014, 12:48 pm by: Juli Clover

    Newly released on Kickstarter, the SITU is a food scale with a built-in Bluetooth chip that enables it to communicate with an iPad. When a food item, such as fruits, vegetables, or even chips, is placed on the scale, it weighs the food and then relays the…
  • Popular Calendar Replacement Fantastical Comes to iPad

    2 April 2014, 8:59 am by: Jordan Golson

    Fantastical, the popular iPhone and Mac calendar app, is coming to the iPad. Flexibits has upsized its Fantastical 2 iPhone app, but company co-founder Michael Simmons says they didn't just take the iPhone app and make all the bits bigger. "The biggest…
  • Spotify for iOS Updated with Redesign, Revamped Browse and Playlist Features

    2 April 2014, 5:01 am by: Richard Padilla

    Streaming music service Spotify today updated its app for iOS, bringing a major user interface redesign that emphasizes album arts with a darker theme, along with the addition of newer fonts and icons. The app’s new look is meant be in line with the design…
  • New Details on Razer's 'Kazuyo' Controller Reveal Remappable Buttons, Slim Design, Companion App

    1 April 2014, 7:47 am by: Richard Padilla

    New details on Razer’s Kazuyo controller have been shared by MacFormat, giving insight on the accessory’s unique features, including fully remappable buttons and a slim hard-shell case design. Although not pictured, the report also suggests that the final…
  • AnyFont Allows iOS Users to Install Custom Fonts for Use in a Variety of Apps

    31 March 2014, 9:09 pm by: Juli Clover

    AnyFont, a recently released app from developer Florian Schimanke (via TUAW) allows iOS users to install custom TrueType and OpenType fonts to an iOS device for use in a multiple applications, such as Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. According to the developer,…
  • iPad Air and iPad mini With LTE Cellular Launch in China

    31 March 2014, 7:27 pm by: Jordan Golson

    Apple has launched TD-LTE capable models of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display in China, adding to existing iPad models that support other cellular networks in China. The new models are almost certainly the then-unreleased devices that became…
  • LaCie Expands 'Fuel' Wireless External Hard Drive for iOS/Mac Devices to 2TB

    31 March 2014, 2:45 pm by: Juli Clover

    LaCie today announced a new version of its Fuel external hard drive, which now offers a total of 2TB of storage. First introduced in January during CES, the Fuel is a wireless hard drive designed to work with the iPad, the iPhone, and Mac computers. It is…

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