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Top 3 iOS games of the week! Featuring The Walking Dead, Horn and Eternity Warriors 2.




Welcome to my Game Review column, featuring the hottest, best-selling new games in the App Store! As the end of the year approaches, and the holiday season draws near, I'll be publishing regular, detailed reviews of some of the best, most original and most unique new games to hit the App Store. Hang on tight, cuz we are in for an onslaught of great new games over the next few months!


This week’s featured games include:

* The latest Unreal Engine powered game, Horn. 

* The unique and immersive adventure, The Walking Dead. 

* The latest chapter in the Eternity Warriors saga, Eternity Warriors 2.




Video of iPhone 5 front assembly again shows taller phone compared to iPhone 4S


Images and parts from the forthcoming iPhone continue to leak, and it seems almost certain now that it will have a 4-inch display. And given that all the major vendors have told employees that they can't take vacation time for several weeks starting on September 21, it seems almost certain that the new iPhone will be announced on September 12 as rumored, and will be available for purchase on September 21. The supposed event is now less than two weeks away! And Apple's announcement of it will likely come next week. 

Review: IRIScan Book 2 Portable Scanner



The IRIScan Book 2 is a portable mobile scanner that allows you to digitize a wide variety of documents and images. Thanks to I.R.I.S. for sending this review sample for me to play with. The Book 2 comes in a complete package with everything you will need to get started. It comes with the unit itself, powered by 2 AA batteries, also included. A USB connector, cleaning cloth, conversion software for your computer, quick start guide, carry case, and  2 GB Micro SD card are also accompanied.

A little comic relief! Jerry Seinfeld and Siri...


Just a quick posting! I saw this funny clip from my old friend Jerry Seinfeld, talking it up with my new friend Siri, in his online comedy show Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.


It's short! Check it out and I hope you enjoy!



Review: Gluey by mobileAge


When I first saw Gluey I was a bit concerned that it was going to be too much like another iOS game I really like called Globs.  Thankfully the two are not really similar at all, because now I don’t have to decide which one I like better – I can enjoy them both as the separate games they are.  Gluey is a lot of fun, and the dynamically flowing game board keeps the player on their toes.  I do think the game could stand a name change, though, as Gluey just doesn’t do the concept much justice.

Hansel and Gretel - Epic Tales animated storybook


Hansel and Gretel has been brought to the app store with a great, interactive twist. Read this fun tale with your kids and see them play around with the animated environment. The interactive story features fantastic voice acting and a unique music score that combines together to create an experience like no other. This is not simply an e-book of the classic fairy tale, but an all round experience that your children will enjoy every second of.

New iPhone may not have NFC chip used by "mobile wallets"


AnandTech has posted today that it doesn't appear that the new iPhone expected next month will have an NFC chip. As you likely know, NFC stands for near field communication, and it's a technology for transmitting purchase information wirelessly. Some mobile phones have these chips, which let users touch a mobile-payment terminal with their phone as they leave a store to make payment. This is more common in other countries, but in the U.S. adoption has been slowed by the many competing systems.

WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 8-27



Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaway. 257 people entered this week! We have selected the winners of this Giveaway. We gave away 25 apps!

Starfall ABCs - Excellent!


Starfall ABCs is perfect to take with you while waiting at the doctor's office or anywhere else you might have to wait. This app teaches children the letters and sounds of the alphabet using bright colors, cheerful sound effects, cute animations, and fun puzzle-type games. Well worth the $2.99.

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