iPhoneRoot.com       

News tagged ‘game’


iPhone App Store Games section updated





1

Recently Apple has updated Games section for the iPhone version of the App Store. This updated games section now has its own games pane, which consists of 4 parts: New, What’s Hot, Categories (way to get into all the gaming categories) and Genius.




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, October 1st, 2010. 14:41

Apple released iOS 4.2 Beta 2 and iTunes 10.1 Beta 5



Apple today released the new beta of iOS 4.2 firmware (iOS 4.2 beta 2), the software development kit (SDK) and Xcode 3.2.5. This is available for developers only.

The update includes:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Apple's iOS 4.2 for iPad and iPhone: Summary



1

Apple on Wednesday dished out the first external betas of iOS 4.2, which will deliver multi-tasking, folders and threaded mail. However, AppleInsider has also discovered a handful of more subtle refinements:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Control iPhone Apps With Your BRAIN (video)



brain

You could argue that the iPhone's biggest UI leap was turning the user's finger into a stylus. Now, with the PLX XWave headest, you can turn your BRAIN into the stylus.

The XWave is an external device that is supposed to control Apple iDevices just by using your mind.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, September 10th, 2010. 12:41

iPod Touch 4G Does NOT Have Vibration



ipotouch

Apple's newest iPod Touch does not include a motor for vibration. TouchFans apparently mis-identified a microphone for a vibration motor on the FCC photographs. Meanwhile, Apple has changed the text on the iPod Touch's Facetime page to remove the vibration reference.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, September 9th, 2010. 14:40

Apple released iOS 4.1 for iPhone and iPod Touch



Apple has released iOS 4.1 for the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod touch 4G.

iOS 4.1 enables the Game Center social gaming network, support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos, and HD video uploading to YouTube. The update also fixes several bugs, including proximity sensor issues, performance issues and Bluetooth problems.

Full official changelog and download links are after the break:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

CNet Video: First Look at iPod Nano 6G



CNet shows the new iPod Nano 6th generation:

The good: The iPod Nano (sixth generation) is nearly half the size of the previous model, uses unique multitouch screen navigation, and includes a built-in clip.

The bad: Many features have disappeared, including video playback, camcorder, microphone, speaker, games, calendar, contacts, notes, and alarm clock. The touch-screen interface is overkill, requiring more attention than the time-tested click wheel design without delivering many practical benefits.

The bottom line: The sixth generation of the iPod Nano is the smallest yet, but it comes at the expense of valuable features and practical controls.

Watch the video:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Apple iOS 4.1 video walkthrough



ios41

CNet specialists will show us the next iPhone and iPod Touch operating system - Apple iOS 4.1. It has a Game Center, HDR photos and HD video uploading. Let's watch:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

New iPod touch Vibrates!



ipodtouchvibrate

A new iPod touch has got a new undocumented ability, which we should talk about. Now it will be able to vibrate, just like the iPhone! It seems that the developers in the first place took care of deaf users, as the main purpose of the device is vibration when they receive calls from FaceTime.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by bbagira

Monday, September 6th, 2010. 10:01

New iPod touch 4G and iPod nano 6G Commercials Released



iPodtouch1Early in the morning Apple has updated its entire line of iPods for fall 2010, thereby providing iPod touch with the same characteristics as iPhone 4 has. iPod nano will get multi-touch screen, and iPod shuffle - buttons.

Apple has already released new commercials: one for iPod nano and another one for iPod touch. These commercials show major innovations for iPod that were introduced during its development.
Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

What's new? Apple special event results



spec

Apple hosted their media event today and announced a number of new products and updates:

  • Apple announces all new iPod models:
  1. iPod Shuffle with the new VoiceOver button on top, which allows users to hear the name of the currently playing song and to switch between songs, playlists or Genius Mixes- the iTunes feature
  2. iPod Nano with multi-touch display and without Click Wheel, with built-in FM radio and new feature "Shake to Shuffle," giving music lovers the ability to shake their iPod Nano to shuffle to a new song in their music library
  3. Thinner iPod Touch with Retina Display, forward-facing camera and Apple's A4 chip
  • Apple introduces updated apple TV
  • Apple releases iTunes 10 with 'Ping' Social Networking and Open/Minimize/Close buttons are vertically oriented
  • Apple announces pending release of 4.1 and 4.2 preview
  • The iPod Classic is still for sale but with no changes
  • The new iPod Touch's back camera takes still photos at a disappointingly low 960x720 resolution
  • The impressive game demo by Epic Games is now available on the App Store as a free download
  • The new iPod nano has no camera and apparently can't play video any longer



|
   

Leave a comment

Apple event live blog (finished)




Read the rest of this entry »



|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [1]

250,000 applications at App Store



app_chart

2 years and 49 days after it was opened, the US App Store has passed the milestone of 250,000 applications. According to the chart, the largest categories are Books, with 17% of all applications; Games with 14% and Entertainment with 11%.

Recently Royal Pingdom determined that 70% of all App Store applications are paid. At the same time, 64% of the Android Marketplace are free.

These statistics are likely to be discussed further on September 1st at Apple’s Special Event.




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by SimplyMax

Monday, August 30th, 2010. 1:17

App Store Director Revealed to Be Former Fart App Developer



iwiz

Phillip Shoemaker, Apple's Director of Applications Technology for the App Store, is a former App Store developer himself who has a handful of applications, several of which fall into the category of low-brow fart and urination humor, still available for sale. Shoemaker's App Store development work was handled under the name GrayNoodle LLC. The game Animal Farts features various cartoon images of animals with their buttocks facing forward, giving users buttons to trigger "Fart," "Poot," "Drop" or "Wiz" sounds accompanied with animations illustrating said emissions.

According to an Apple spokeswoman, all of Shoemaker's applications had been approved prior to his employment with Apple. Apple's statement is apparently contradicted, however, by App Store data showing that three of his applications debuted in the App Store up to six weeks after Shoemaker had tweeted that he was working for Apple in early March 2009.




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010. 16:39

iPhone 5 to Be Made of Liquid Metal, à la T-1000 from Terminator 2?



T1000Do you remember the robot called T-1000 Skynet made of liquid metal in the film Terminator 2? It seems that Steve Jobs decided to create devices of next generation using Liquidmetal Technologies, a California company from which Apple has recently acquired the exclusive rights for creation of liquid metal alloy products.

One of the best and most distinctive factors in all Apple products is how this company produces its own devices, the quality of production, as well as the materials used, which, undoubtedly, have first-class quality.

Now that Apple has the exclusive rights to create products of the liquid metal, we can assume that it has no plans to create a robot for the next Terminator movie, but probably will use it for such devices as iMac, iPad and iPhone of the next generation in order to be one step ahead of its competitors.

AppleLiquidMetal




|
   

Leave a comment