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iPad preorders to start 3/12, available 4/3

Today is finally the day! Apple finally decided to clear the one big question on everybody’s mind. The pre-order and launch dates for Apple’s iPad have been announced, so hopefully you have been saving up those pennies since January 27th. Apple announced today that pre-orders for their new tablet will be available on March 12th for the both the WiFi only…

App Review: Bookworm

Category: Games Price: $2.99 TiP Rating: 4/5 Release Date: 10/24/2009 Version: 1.0.2 Seller: PopCap Games, Inc. Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch, requires OS 2.2.1 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store Description: Have an appetite for words? Then join Lex the Bookworm in the hit word-puzzle…

App Review: Simpsons Arcade

Category: Games Price: $4.99 TiP Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Release Date: 12/21/2009 Version: 1.0.0 Seller: ElectronicArtsBV Rated: 12+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch, requires OS 2.2.1 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store Description: MMM…CLASSIC ARCADE GAME ACTION! Get ready for doughnut-chasing…

App Review TiP Off: AccuWeather vs. The Weather Channel

AccuWeather Category: Weather Price: Free TiP Rating: 4.0/5.0 stars Version: 2.0 Languages: English Seller: Steven Mesko Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch. Requires iPhone OS 2.2 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store Description: Get the “Best Weather on the Web” wherever you go with the…

Apple v. Android: Cupertino sues Nexus One maker over 20 patents

I posted an item over at PhoneDog.com today about Apple’s lawsuit against HTC, the manufacturer of Google’s Nexus One, which is one of the hottest Android phones of the moment. (The alleged infringement concerns over 20 Apple patents that have to do with the iPhone’s user interface, architecture and hardware, as well as “unlocking a device by performing…

Assassin’s Creed II free (for right now)

Head’s up, iPhone gamers: Assassin’s Creed II: Multiplayer is free in the App Store (for now, anyway). This looks like a really quick special, with the $2.99 price tag coming back within a day or two. So if you’re interested in grabbing this, don’t wait. The game lets users assassinate 3 other players online, then it looks like Ubisoft heard your…

App Review: NatDecants

Category: Lifestyle Price: FREE TiP Rating: 3.5/5 stars Release Date: 2/5/2010 Version: 1.1 Languages: English Seller: Natalie MacLean Rated: Must be 17 years old or older to download this app Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch (2nd generation). Requires iPhone OS 3.1.2 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store…

My weekend with MoGo

On Thursday afternoon I almost stumbled across a rather ominous looking parcel in my front porch, and so I opened it, and there was my long awaited MoGo Talk for iPhone. MoGo Talk is an intuitively designed, slim bluetooth headset that clips in to a case for your Apple branded cell. I remember the first time I saw someone using a handsfree kit, thinking…