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Dash Race V2.0 - now also running HD on the iPad!

Dash Race V2.0 - now also running HD on the iPad!

The popular iPhone strategy racing game Dash Race is out now as version 2.0. It is a universal app, running HD on the iPad. Owners of the iPhone version can download it to their iPad for free. Among other new features and improvements, the update also contains the huge and challenging new Boat Race track.

Dash Race is the electronic version of a turn-based paper game that can be played everywhere at anytime, because all you need is a sheet of squared paper and color pencils ― or Dash Race for even more fun and challenges. Up to four players make their moves in turns, following very simple rules. This results in an amazingly realistic driving behavior. In order to take curves at optimum speed, it really requires experience and dexterity.

You've been FaceYaked - iApps releases hilarious new iPhone app

You've been FaceYaked - iApps releases hilarious new iPhone app

That is going to be the newest craze! A side-splitting video manipulation application for iPhone was released today by Australian (Sunshine Coast) based application developer iApps.

FaceYak is a distinctive app that allows jokesters to take a video of a major face mash up, the resulting creation is a mismatched, frankensteinian collage of the user and, well anything else.

Currently the app, which was released on Friday, is listed elite position of ‘New and Noteworthy’ in the Australian iTunes App Store.

The co-creation and developed by iApps, FaceYak is a unique interactive app in which the user takes a picture with their iPhone or from the gallery and superimpose it with a video of segments of their face, complete with audio.

PSOFT MOBILE Releases "AR Missile HD" for iPad 2


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 25, 2011 – Sendai, Japan - PSOFT MOBILE is proud to announce the release of “AR Missile HD", an iPad 2 app that allows you to shoot target-tracking missiles at anything within your iPad 2 camera's sights.

Vimeo -- free iPhone app for uploading, managing, editing, and viewing video


Vimeo has long been a top site for sharing videos, and was one of the first to offer a lot of high-definition content. Two days ago Vimeo launched their Vimeo app that includes much of the functionality of the website, such that you can use your iPhone to upload, manage, edit, and view video. The app lets you capture video, combine and edit clips, and add transitions, titles, and special effects. You can add music and recordings, and set the volume level.

When Will You Develop Your Own App?


The accessability and popularity of the App space is unbelievable and increasing everyday! With the abundance of iPhone app development tutorial programs and the incredible numbers of users seeking quality, relevant apps, it is time that we all started diagramming out a plan for the next great app. Recent, app rock stars such as Tiny Wings, have shown that popularity, much like a viral video, is only a good idea and a little programming away.

Flynn Lives in TRON Legacy & beyond


As a kid in the '80's, I grew up playing Kevin Flynn's videogames such as Space Paranoids and of course, TRON.  So naturally I believe that Flynn Lives... how could someone so brilliant just disappear?  Now there's a documentary, TRON: Legacy, that suggests he may have evolved into something different... something extraordinary.  I don't know what to make of it, but you should check it out for yourself.  If movies aren't your thing, there's an app for that.

Quick Look: iSwifter Flash Video Fools Gold



Flash video and the iPad work together about as well as Karl Marx and a Capitalist market. Or something like that. Since the dawn of time (early 2010 according to Steve Jobs) man has struggled to find an end to this conundrum, by finding a way to display Flash content on the iPad. Various entrants have attempted this feat, but none has been able to seamlessly play Flash video while browsing. The latest entrant to attempt to end this struggle comes to us from iSwifter.

Here is what iSwifter promises from within the app, “full-featured Flash web browsing.” A pretty bold claim, if you ask me. Let’s see how well it holds up under scrutiny.

Atomic Tom Records Song on A NY Subway with Only iPhones!


Have you ever heard of the band Atomic Tom? Do you enjoy music made through iPhones?

Well, if your answer is yes then I have a tremendous video for you! 

Check out this video here and then come back!


In this Aomic Tom iPhone Video, the band plays all instruments only using iPhones and the entire video is filmed only with iPhones. So, everything you see is reproduced by iPhones! 

eSeats -- free app for booking tickets helps you find nearby events

To tell you the truth, there's not much of a need for this app here in rural Iowa. But if you're in the market for tickets to events and entertainment, eSeats Tickets may well be, er, the ticket.

Exclusive Interview with Paul Croft of Mediatonic

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Paul Croft, the man behind the amazing game studio known as Mediatonic. The studio is responsible for many terrific games, not only on the iOS platform, but also on the PSP and PC. I've always been a fan of the studio's games - in particular, I absolutely love Must.Eat.Birds.

The full interview is presented below.


Dain Schroeder (iPhone Life):
Hello Paul,

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