It's sometimes easy to forget that WWDC 2018 is – well, should – be about the developers, especially if you are someone who tunes into the keynote to see what's going on with iOS 12 and nothing else. But celebrating developers is high on Apple's list and one of the ways it is doing this is with the inaugural Apple Design Award winners. This award showcases the best-looking games you can play on an Apple device, whether it be an iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. Winners of this award aren't just given a fancy bit of plastic to put in a cabinet (given this is Apple, it's actually a one-off aluminum cube) but they are also slathered with a bevy of goodies, including a: 5K iMac Pro, 256GB iPhone X, 15-inch MacBook Pro, 512GB iPad Pro (complete with Apple Pencil), 4K Apple TV, Apple Watch Series 3 and some AirPods.Winners this year include the beautiful-looking Florence, the beautiful-looking Alto’s Odyssey and, well, you get the idea. The full list is below:Image 1 … [Read more...] about These are the best-designed games on the App Store, according to Apple
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The best of mobile gaming It would take approximately 34,506,455 years to play through every single iPhone game on the App Store.Well.. that number might be fairly inexact, but such is the wealth of titles on the app portal, combined with the depth of some of those on offer, you could easily play happily on your phone for years without getting bored.The App Store is crammed with gaming goodies to keep thumbs busy, but not all iPhone games are born equal - which is why we've done the difficult job of playing through as many games as humanly possible in order to tell you which are best.A bit of advice: make sure you think about what kind of game you want, and appreciate that some of them are more 'session' titles and some are those that you'd like to pull out and play in an odd five minutes.That's important as we're big advocates of people paying for games on the app portal - they help offset some of the free titles that are funded by in-app purchases.So if you're going to pay £5 / … [Read more...] about The best iPhone games 2018
Apple has just announced its own selection for the best apps of the year for the iPad and iPhone, and we’ve got some surprising winners. iPhone app of the year was probably the most disputed category and there Apple unexpectedly awarded it to Action Movie FX, a video editing app that enhancing your footage with special effects like missile attacks and falling rocks. Figure, an app for creating music was the runner up.Rayman Jungle Run grabbed the best iPhone game of the year award, and the platformer definitely deserves it - it also grabbed the top spot on our own ranking for best mobile games in September when it was released.Letterpress, the vocabulary battle app came in second.For iPad, Paper by 53 snatched the best app award, and this comes as no surprise. The waterpainting app is a piece of art itself, but it also allows you to really use your tablet for creating amazing drawings. For games, it was The Room, an iPad game that also comes a bit as a surprise at least to us. It … [Read more...] about Apple announces best iPhone, iPad apps and games of 2012
The best iPhone you can buy in 2018 isn't an obvious choice for everyone because Apple launched three new iPhones late last year, including the pricey iPhone X.Suddenly, there are a lot of options, from a 5.8-inch all-screen display to a 4-inch one-hand-friendly old-school screen size, and the prices vary wildly. No matter what, buying a top-rated iPhone is always an expensive decision, so we're here to help.The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have all secured spots on our prestigious best phones list, but what happens when all the phones on a recommended list are iOS 11 devices? How do they rank in the lead up to iOS 12?With a bewildering selection of different specs, screen sizes, and price points, each of these handsets has something to offer every type of Apple fan – so we've boiled down the choices for you in a simple-to-read format.Best iPhone: which one should you buy1. iPhone XThe iPhone you've been waiting forWeight: 174g | Dimensions: 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm | OS: iOS … [Read more...] about Best iPhone 2018: which Apple phone is the best?
Best Android games introduction It's been ten years since Android was first announced and in that time we've seen hundreds of thousands of games hit the Google Play Store, but obviously not all of them are high quality, and with so many available it can be tricky to make sure you're putting your cash in the right place.Some titles are expensive and nothing more than just poor ports of a console game. Others are only a meagre amount but are genuinely more entertaining and enthralling than anything found on a console a few years ago.When deciding what Android game is best for you, well... you've got a few choices to consider.Firstly, remember that you won't have just one game on the go at any one time. You might have a title that's great for playing on the sofa or commute, and one when queuing at the bank.Some work better with headphones, others don't - and we thoroughly recommend playing through a few regularly to find the games that work the best for you. Nothing better than finding … [Read more...] about The best Android games of 2018: our top picks