News tagged ‘application’
Duke Nukem 3D for the iPhone has just made its debut in the App Store. This version of the popular first person shooter game first appeared in 1996 for the PC, with subsequent ports to other platforms along with multiple expansion packs and add-ons made available in the years since.
This app appears to be a rather full implementation of the PC original though there are some on-screen analog control issues that hamper gameplay.
Let's watch the video from TouchArcade:
iPodPop is a quite useful tweak. It's purpose is simple - it allows to call and use the iPod controls from any application running, avoiding the interruption of our work and / or game.
The iPod controls apper with double-tap of the Home button. In Settings we can decide whether to activate or not the tweak. iPodPop is compatible with firmware 3.0 and is available via Cydia (BigBoss repository).
CNet published a video that shows how to share purchased iPhone applications and music on multiple devices. Here's a tutorial how to send your friend couple iPhone apps:
BTStack is the name of a new project that allows the Wii controller to communicate with the iPhone using Bluetooth.
The video it shows the 3D representation (using the Open GL | ES) controller, which manages to take all the positions of true remote control, via Bluetooth. Currently, the агтсешщтфдшен is minimal but future implementations could be very practical, especially with the iPhone 3GS, which thanks to the compass, could be used just like a real Wii remote.
The arrival of TomTom in AppStore is becoming ever more closely. But in the next few days a new application comes to AppStore, known on Nokia, Windows Mobile and Laptop: we are talking about the Navmi. Let's watch the video:
The latest statistics provided by PinchMedia show that, despite the statements from Apple's official website, the phenomenon of Jailbreak is increasing.
In a single week in fact, it has gone from 8% to 8,43%. This is a small percentage which probably expresses the disappointment of users faced with some decisions of Apple, such as the refusal of the application Google Voice.
StarByte company released the first official trailer for Nex, a first person shooter that will be available in AppStore soon as it was just sent to Apple for approval. The graphics of this 3D FPS is truly remarkable and is full of action.
A robot hobbyist has developed an application that lets the iPhone 3GS function as the brain and face of a miniature humanoid robot.
The body of the robot — named “Robochan” — consists of a Kondo KHR-2HV humanoid. The iPhone head, which attaches to the body via the dock connector, displays various facial expressions while functioning as the controller. Using Robochan’s iPhone interface, the user can program it to function as an alarm clock, dance to music, and perform other moves based on user interaction.
The popularity of the classic Sega motivated an independent developer to make a good port of Sonic CD.
Sonic CD is a 2D game. The goal is to run at full speed, do many jumps, fight against different enemies, etc.
Here are couple more facts about new firmware 3.1 beta 3:
- Looks like the limit is 15MB for sending photo and video via emails.
- Usage now shows separate “Cellular Network Data” and “Tethering Data”. This is on a standard 3.1 beta 3 install, no hacks.
- iPhone no longer vibrates when going into the edit home screen icon mode.
- Button 123 is now _123:
- Fixed problems with databases in different applications: Messages, Mail, Address Book etc.
- In terms of API there are changes in UIKit (UIImagePickerController, UIVideoEditorController) and Audio Toolbox (AudioConverter, AudioSerives, ExternalAudioFile).
- It still updates the Baseband (modem) to version 05:11:04.
- Added the translation of labels "original size" and "Save as a new clip" when editing video.
- Translated the string "ask to join network" in WiFi.
- Enhance in sending and receiving SMS and MMS: In the previous beta it often returned an error when under conditions of a weak signal. Now everything seems to work in the best possible way.
iCandyPix Sexy Pics is a nice free application from AppStore (
1.) Open iCandyPix.
2.) Select the sexy woman of your choice.
3.) Either choose a photo already on your iPhone or take a new one.
4.) Resize/Reposition the sexy women to fit into your photo.
5.) Save the photo!
6.) Brag to your friends about the hot date you had last night (with proof!)
Here's a video demonstration:
Apple releases new iPod Touch / iPhone firmware - 3.1 beta 3, just couple weeks after firmware 3.1 beta 2. As usual it is only for and avaliable via
You can now copy/paste videos into email like pictures. Previously you could only use the share option which would compress the video to a lower resolution. New functionality was tested with a 33 second video clip (14.7MB), sent via gmail. The recieved file was 640×480 / 30fps. Sending the same file via the share function resulted in a size of 3.21MB and 480×320 / 30fps. Here is a video demo:
UPDATE: Firmware 3.1 Beta 3: What's new?
Here is a CNet review of Google location services for iPhone that were recently announced:
Dexter game will appear in AppStore by the end of August or early September. Dexter has a very beautiful 3D graphics with 30 frames per second and 30,000 polygons. It will be released in 4 episodes, with each one from 8 to 10 hours of play. iSpazio was able to get the introductory trailer of the game: