Many pictures of the new enhanced larger iPhone 5 display have already been leaked out on the internet. Some new ones have recently appeared courtesy of UBreakiFix.com who claim to have the parts of the new soon to be released iPhone 5 (September 12th). The new pictures reveal a larger screen and a brand new FaceTime camera. Read More
Fitness Log coming from The House of File is a handy application that allows you to store your fitness related daily details in one application with the ability to add videos and pictures right to your log. With Fitness Log, you can create entries for each day and store videos, pictures and even add detailed stats regarding your fitness to it. You can then view all your entries for the day and plan your day accordingly. 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
Monster Cube is a relatively new game to join the ‘Games’ category in Apple’s App Store community. This application is unique, versatile and has been well developed. In Monster Cube, you have to match three blocks of the same type to allow them to disappear and you gain a few points. Like any of the other games of this genre, Monster Cube also has a time limit to get you going and increase the anticipation. However, despite all of these similarities this application differs from some of the other ‘match three’ games as it uses your iOS device’s outstanding graphical performance to output a 3D version ‘match three’ game by which you are to match three 3D blocks up in order for them to disappear. In addition to this whilst you are playing you can move the 3D block around to give you more choices if you get stuck. There are achievement prizes if you live up to the challenge of completing more than one cube the in the rather restricted time given. Read More
In this section of DevDialogue, we talk to the developer of the popular children’s application for iPad – Maths with Springbird. Maths with Springbird is an interactive game for children which helps kids understand the basic concepts of mathematics by freeing springbirds. The game calls for higher interactivity and better learning. Read More
SmyleSafe is more than an alternative to your main browser on your iOS device. It resides over the same principal but fills in some advanced parental control features which might be lacking from your iOS browser of choice. The developers of SmyleSafe have created this application so that it makes it easier for parents to monitor both what their children have been looking at and where they’ve been. Retina Software (the developers) have built a simplistic browser, which might suit people of a younger age, and elaborated on it with very advanced safety and parental control features to ensure that kids and teens of all ages are aware of internet safety and are being safe on the internet.
Cartoon Defense: Space Wars is an application with a stunning graphical interface in which the developer has put a lot of effort. This, regularly updated application, resides under the ‘Games’ category – however this isn’t one of those ‘pick up and play’ games. It is one of those that requires strategic thinking for a longer period of time. You are given a scenario upon the launch of this application after being greeted with a tutorial. The basic synopsis of this game is that there is a supposed peaceful planet called “Cartoon” and a peace and loving tribe called “White” who are residents on this interesting planet. Another tribe eventually comes along called “Gray” (a color which represents darker morals) who orders “White” to hand over planet “Cartoon”. After a heated discussion and irrational words from both sides “Gray” decide that they are to be notorious and attach the planet “Cartoon” in a bid to gain power of it and kick the “White” tribe off it. From this small synopsis you might be able to get a good flavor of what this game is like and whether it would suit your style. Read More
Zummer is an application which resides under the ‘Lifestyle’ category in Apple’s App Store. This aesthetically pleasing application is a great way to get talking to people with similar interests as yourself. OmniTyke Ltd (developers) have allowed its users to share, by way of images, interesting things that they find in daily life. In addition to this users can contribute to topics by commenting something relevant to photos already uploaded. Each photo should be assigned to a specific category so that conversations can be started and other photos related to it can be uploaded after it. The most featured topics are presented to you upon launching this application. A topic of the day is picked by the amount of photos and comments posted to a certain topic everyday. For example at the time of writing this review the London 2012 Olympics are taking place, consequently this has been the topic of the day for about a week now. Read More