Games for the Mac come in many different varieties, some sophisticated, and some intended for casual use. Blo-Ball Soccer fits directly into the casual category. The developers at Carbon Iced Ltd have developed their game for optimum use on short coffee breaks and lunchtimes. Blo-Ball Soccer is a simple game, which allows you to play soccer against an automated player generated by your computer. With Blo-Ball Soccer you can have a fun few minutes scoring goals by way of dragging the player you wish to operate in the direction of the ball, whilst competing with the opposition. During gameplay, you will be presented with a clear view of the game you’re playing, what the current score is and a clear differentiation between the two teams. Read More
Work is highly important to all of us, but we all need to have some time out to enjoy things and have fun once in a while. There are some incredible Apps developed by witty developers that will bring you enjoyment to what might have been, a very dull day. Read More
Photo Hero provides you with the inspiration to capture that priceless photo you’ve always wanted to take. This application is designed to give its users some variety when taking photos on their iPhone or iPod touch, as it presents a criteria of different photos you are to take on a particular day. Each day you are given a main menu screen of “Missions” with 12 topics you have to cover, photographically, throughout the day. Moreover, at the end of the day you can go through all of the photos you have taken and rate them – this allows you to keep track of the photos you love. In addition to this you have the ability to reach out and socialize with your friends on this application by sharing your mission board with them, so that you can gain a second opinion on your photos and start a competition for who can populate the mission board first. Read More
Toolani (developers) have created an application with resides under the “Social Networking” category of Apple’s App Store. Kind of like Skype and other VOIP services, Forfone will allow you to make 100% free phone calls to your friends who have also installed this application onto their iPhone or Android device. Toolani also claim that other VOIP services like Skype are inferior to their services due to the fact that they include additional features like, pulling all of your contacts from your address book on your iPhone. This is one of the many things that they claim. Text messaging can also be achieved by way of utilizing Forfone’s services. Like making VOIP calls, text messaging on this application can only be achieved when you have access to 3G or WiFi connections. Basic cellular signal is irrelevant. Credit can be purchased for calling those people in your address book who don’t have this application installed on their phone also. Read More
One of the major features added when the iPhone 4 was introduced was the LED flash which was designed by Apple to work only in the camera Application that is stock with every iPhone. Developers globally discovered this as a major window for development of a new app that people could use as a torch on their new iPhone. Some of the first applications built for this very function were ‘iTorch 4’ and ‘Torch for iPhone’. Both of which are still quite popular within Apple’s App Store eco system. 1 Click Flash is new on the App Store, and its definitely putting up a somewhat decent fight to compete against the other Apps in this category, and because of this 1 Click Flashlight has already received over 400,000 downloads. Read More
Oh my Nuts, a squirrel inspired application from Gara Entertainments provides you with hours of ‘Angry Birds’ like fun. This $0.99 App is very reminiscent of the way that Angry Birds works, so we guess that many of you would be familiar with the gameplay and would have already fallen in love with it. Your objective it to launch the squirrel and collect coins to gain benefits.
The new App from SecureMac, PrivacyScan provides you with the reassurance with everything you do online with your intel based Macintosh computer. PrivacyScan can be used as a private browsing assistant to an alert based program that notifies you when a website or a program is requesting your details. With Windows based computers this is built right in however for those who are Mac users, we don’t have this kind of software built in – this is where SecureMac comes in with this App which is very functional and easy to operate during use.
Once again Apple is approaching another big milestone for the amount of downloads they have had on the App Store. “The App Store is about to hit 25 billion downloads” is what is being shown on Apple’s page at present along with a live feed which records each download that is being made from the App Store. This feed will be present on the Apple website until the 25th billion App has been downloaded, the person who does so will receive a prize of $10,000 to spend within the App Store (or iTunes + iBook Store) via a gift card.
A mid western based company, WET Productions produced a press release (below) about their success in the Application industry. Their Apps are known as “Virtual Girlfriend Lite” and “Virtual Boyfriend Lite”. To give you a bit of an insight of these Apps are basically designed to simulate the physical feature of having a partner, but virtually. This has caught on with many people around the world as they have just exceeded their 1 millionth download recently. Read More