Today Apple let us take our first look at the new iPhone OS 4 that will be launched this summer.So, we have actually been presented with quite a long list of new features and... Oh My God, they announced Multitasking! Hey, you never saw that one coming, did you? So without further ado, here's how multitasking will work on your iPhone... When you are inside an app, you can simply double press the home key, which will bring up a dock at the bottom of the screen where you'll be seeing the currently running apps. As you launch more and more apps, this list of multitasking 3rd party apps will become scrollable. And there you have it - multitasking! No, you want to know more about that? Alright then, there will be 7 APIs that will take care of your multitasking needs and that will make sure you don't waste your iPhone's power or performance while running multiple apps (like what happens now, on current multitasking devices). These will be "Background audio" (for example, you'll be able to … [Read more...] about First look at Apple iPhone OS 4
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Our lives seem to have fallen into a rut in the last several years and part of the predictable routine includes living in unavoidable (yet gleeful) anticipation of the official announcement of the next generation iPhone at the beginning of each summer. Truth be told, this still remains one of the most eagerly expected events in the cell phone world. Of course, it has been an inexhaustible source of excitement for Apple fans and yet another reason for members of the opposite camp to embark on a new "anti" campaign. The only thing that remains constant, however, is that almost everyone gets involved, has an opinion and hardly ever goes on with nonchalant abandon.Apple is about to reveal parts of iPhone OS 4.0 tomorrow and the new operating system will probably provide insight on what we are to expect from the new generation handset. This is why we better take a closer look at the anticipated software novelties and get to the unofficial information about the … [Read more...] about iPhone OS 4.0 is on its way. What do we know about it?
After a little delay, which we reported on earlier this month, Apple has finally released iOS 4.2 which brings some new features to the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Gaming aficionados will enjoy the new Game Center. Certain games will allow you to take on friends or be matched with an opponent automatically. And if you are the bragging sort, your top scores can be posted for all to see while you can check out the titles that your pals are playing.AirPlay is a new service that allows you to stream video, music and pictures from your Apple mobile product to Apple TV. You will also be able to send audio to AirPlay enabled speakers that will soon be coming to market. AirPrint takes those annoying drivers out of the equation as it prints using technology that features Wi-Fi. AirPrint enabled printers will include HP LaserJet Pro, HP Photosmart and HP LaserJet brands.Lose your Apple mobile device? With the new OS upgrade, you can find your lost iPhone with the Find my iPhone (or iPod … [Read more...] about iOS 4.2 now ready for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
GarageBand for the iPad was one of the biggest software additions coming with the second-gen Apple tablet and it was a dream come true for users wishing to experiment with music. GarageBand brought a couple of instruments, so you could play the guitar, piano or even drums on your tablet. Porting this to a smaller screen like the 3.5-inch one on the iPhone seemed hard, but Apple has done it. Now, the application is available on iTunes for $4.99, getting you rid of yet another obstacle to creating music on the go.The iPhone/iPod app has all the features of the tablet GarageBand: multi-touch with Smart Instruments, but also TouchInstruments for those who want to fully control the music experience on their devices. Additionally, you can record voice with the mic on the iPhone and even plug-in a guitar and start recording. We've covered all of those features in our detailed review of GarageBand for the iPad.“GarageBand on iPad has been a big hit and we think customers will love using … [Read more...] about Apple brings GarageBand to iPhone, iPod
Thomas Was Alone is a puzzle-platformer that presents itself in a minimalistic graphic style, and tells its story through the narration of famous voice actor Danny Wallace (hint: he is Shawn Hastings in Assassin's Creed), accompanied by a brilliant soundtrack, courtesy of David Housden. The point of the game is to beat its 100 puzzles by controlling different "characters". Characters here is a strong word, since your protagonists are rectangles, each bearing a different shape, color, and ability. However, you will find yourself hard-pressed to not think of them as having personalities, which is sort of the point of the game... or at least part of it.Released for PC in 2012, it gathered a string of very favorable reviews and quickly became famous in the indie gaming scene. This prompted the game's release on a couple of other gaming platforms and it also made its debut on the mobile scene by landing on the iPad at the start of 2014.All mobile gaming enthusiasts who can't wait to get … [Read more...] about Famous indie puzzler Thomas Was Alone now available on Android, iPhone, iPod Touch