Tag Archives: Apps

Adam’s iOS 8 wish list: 5 things I want to see in the next version of iOS

WWDC 2014 is inching ever closer. At that event, we’ll get our first glimpses of the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system: iOS 8. iOS 7 was a huge update in terms of design and functionality — Apple rebuilt the OS from the ground up — so we’re expecting iOS 8 to be an iterative release, improving and perfecting everything that iOS 7…

Rormix App Review: The best way to discover emerging music videos

Music videos are making a comeback. That much is clear in the success of platforms like YouTube and Vevo who showcase music videos from the world’s biggest artists. It’s also evidenced through established artists’ attempts to do something different with the medium to gain some press — Pharell’s recent 24-hour music video for “Happy” being one example,…

Best free iPad apps for reading books

The iPad is a great device for reading books. You can store thousands of them on a device as thin as a pencil and view any of your books, at any time, on its beautiful display. There are also many iOS apps in the App Store to help you discover, download and read books on the iPad — and the great news is many of them are free. With so many apps to…

Gon App Review: A simple, good-looking physics game

Gon is a simple, delightfully designed, physics based game with a decent amount of character to help separate it from the plethora of iOS games on the App Store.  Gons are a species of cute, round, furry characters from another time and space. The Gons’ time travelling device malfunctioned and they ended up somewhere at the beginning of all time….

5 apps I couldn’t live without – Nic’s choices

Despite loving everything about my iPhone and the iOS platform, I’ve never been the sort to constantly browse the App Store with the hope of finding something new and quirky. I’m more laid back, happy with what my iPhone can already do and not really bothered with what else is out there. I do, however, have a handful of apps installed that I…

Fantastical 2 for iPad – First Look and Walkthrough [video]

Flexibits finally made Fantastical available for iPad today, and I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth in. At $9.99/£6.99 it’s not the cheapest calendar app, and that’s the introductory price. At some point in the near future it’s getting raised to $14.99/£9.99. Price aside, it looks fantastic and works beautifully. Natural language is as reliable and…

Fantastical 2 for iPad is here, at long last!

At long last, Fantastical 2 has crossed the iPhone/iPad border and landed on the App Store, fully optimized for our favorite iOS-powered tablet. Like the iPhone version, it’s got an amazing natural language engine, can display maps, and give you the option to call, email or message meeting invites right from the app. For me, alongside the natural…