Tag Archives: Apps

Developers reveal upcoming Apple Watch apps

Apple Watch’s April launch draws ever nearer and as we get closer to getting our hands (wrists?) on the wearable device, a number of developers are opening up about their plans to adapt their iOS offerings for the small screen. Over at wearable-focused blog Wareable, devs have given some insight into the development of their Apple Watch apps with some…

Family-friendly YouTube Kids app now available for iOS

Google today announced a new, family-friendly version of the YouTube app for iOS: YouTube Kids. Focused on creating a safe and easy environment for children to discover and watch video content, the new app has been built from the ground up with little ones in mind. Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they’re interested…

App Refresh: The best new, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

Beautiful, snowy scenes await in Alto’s Adventure

A new game landed on iOS today: Alto’s Adventure. The snowboard-themed endless runner combines beautiful graphics, an exemplary soundtrack and quick in-and-out gameplay that will keep you playing: Above the placid ivory snow lies a sleepy mountain village, brimming with the promise of adventure. Join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless…

7 of the most addictive iOS games right now

Games get added to the App Store every day. Some of them long, epic adventures with immersive graphics and beautiful soundtracks, some of them miniature, one-tap-to-play frustraters designed to keep you coming back for more. We highlight some excellent games that fall into the latter category… Radical Radical is a super simple iOS game. So…

Apple invites developers to test apps on Apple Watch

We’re now potentially less than two months away from the release of the Apple Watch. Since its unveiling in September, we’ve come to learn more and more about what it will be capable of. But as with the iPhone, the Apple Watch will also allow for third-party applications and interactions. Apple released the Apple Watch software development kit (SDK) and…

Bubble Twins app review: Colorful, casual gaming

This review is completed as part of PhoneDog Media’s Sponsored App Review Program.  Casual gaming is seeing a resurgence in the App Store. There are hundreds of games that want to steal away your attention, distract and entertain you for a few minutes at a time, each offering lightweight yet addictive experiences to keep you coming back for…

App Refresh: The best new, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

Apple promotes games with no in-app purchases in new ‘Pay Once & Play’ App Store feature

Apple has begun highlighting games that do not contain in-app purchases in a new App Store feature entitled ‘Pay Once & Play’. The section features a number of popular titles from a variety of developers, showing off “great games” that do not require the user to purchase extra content through IAPs. The curated section is currently live in the UK and…

Apple, Pinterest teaming up to aid app discovery

Apple and Pinterest are teaming up to make app discover even easier on the platform. Starting today, Pinterest users can expect to see a new type of post showing up in their feeds when using the iPhone or iPad app: Over the years, we’ve added extra info to Pins to make them even more useful. Recipe Pins list ingredients and cook time, product Pins show…