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The Apple App Store Game Of The Week: N.O.V.A. 3

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SICK, SICK, SICK!!!

AMAZING, AMAZING and AMAZING!

I can't say enough great things about this newly released iOS game, which currently holds the title of the App Store's Game Of The Week. This will certainly be a top, best-seller in no time flat!

 

 



New And Noteworthy Games! Juggernaut: The Revenge Of Sovering. [REVIEW]

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Juggernaut. The Revenge Of Sovering. 

Available for FREE in the App Store.

 

 

Juggernaut: The Revenge Of Sovering is the newest, noteworthy turn-based RPG to hit the App store. This game debuted last week to rave reviews and has become an instant hit, with it's stunning graphics, beautifully illustrated cut-scenes, and innovative twists on the turn-based gaming genre.

 



WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 5-14

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Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaway. We have selected the winners of this Giveaway. We gave away 6 apps and 1 accessory!

And the winners are... (drumroll please):  Bonnie Rottstin, Harvey Smath, Christine Nilsen, Debra Katz, mittul burad, Patricia Rickey and our Trident Kraken AMS Kit winner is Jamie Senior!

And the Trident Kraken AMS Kit winner is... Jamie Senior!



Haypi Dragon App Review

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For those that enjoy a multi-player game where you can challenge others around the world; then Haypi Dragon is the perfect game for you!  This role playing game allows you to play against other dragons while working towards the ultimate goal of being the best in the world.  After all; you want your Haypi Dragon to be the one to beat!



iOS 6 to dump Google Maps; new Map app from Apple to have 3-D

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Google Maps has been the built-in maps application on iOS since it was first introduced in 2007. But now there's pretty solid evidence that iOS 6, which is expected to be previewed to developers in June, will replace that with Apple's own Maps application. 9To5Mac broke the news and offered a mockup of a new 3-D feature that is generating excitement.



Appy Geek gets update!

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One of my fav news reader apps (see our Appy Geek review here) got an update last week. The only thing that jumped out at me on iPad was additional footer ads that now appear (which seemed to disappear by changing screen orientation). Apparently, there are more features under the hood now for iPhone/iPod touch. Things like a new "Word Cloud" feature that I still don't quite understand, but maybe the added PR release below will help explain better than I can...



Rumor update: iPhone 5 details up in the air, iOS 6 brings Siri to iPad

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Both iMore and TechCrunch seems to have some solid inside sources, and yesterday both posted the latest rumor updates regarding the iPhone 5 and some other developments, including the prospect of Siri coming to the iPad. iMore said that their sources indicate that Apple hasn't yet decided on many of the details of the forthcoming iPhone 5 (or whatever it will be called).



iPhone Life Weekly Weekend Giveaway 5/11

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Every weekend we will be raffling off tons of great apps and accessories for FREE. Here's how it works: Every Friday we will announce the prizes being given away through iPhoneLife.com, Facebook, and Twitter. To enter the giveaway, go to iPhoneLife.com/giveaways. On Monday morning we will randomly select the winners. If you win an app, we will email you the promo code to redeem the app for free. If you win an accessory, we will mail it to you.



Tower Raiders 2 Gold is Addicting at Best

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Tower Raiders 2 Gold is a standard tower building app that adds a few different twists.  The overall goal is to protect the crystals from enemies that try to follow the trail directly to them.  Your army has a variety of different defensive weapons that can be purchased to kill any threat that travels down this path.  However, there are additional features and weapons that can be unlocked as you continue through the game. 

To start; when you initially get onto the main menu, you can either “Play Now” or choose from “Options”.  The options allows you to configure the sound, recycling settings for new games, and a chance to access the forums where other players are discussing issues and concerns.  This is very helpful when trying to win. 



Review: Luxor Evolved HD by MumboJumbo

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Because of the Luxor franchise, one of my favorite iOS marble poppers was pulled from the App Store.  A couple of years have passed and I’ve apparently forgotten my mental ban of the company that publishes the games, because here I am reviewing the latest installment of this long running series.  Thankfully the game has gotten substantially better than the first go around, so I guess I’ll let bygones be bygones (especially since the game I liked will probably never see the light of day again).  I’m still not sure I like this quite as much as my current favorite in the genre, Sparkle, but it certainly is a fun and frantic romp.



Everything iPad - Apps, Accessories, Reviews, Wallpapers etc | iPhone Life Magazine

What's bigger than an iPhone, smaller than a MacBook, and the most anticipated Apple product since the original iPhone? On January 27, at a special invitation only event at the San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Steve Jobs announced Apple's new "magical, revolutionary product" -- the iPad. Meant to fill the gap between the laptop and phone, Jobs said it was "way better" than either. Let's take a look at it.

Thin, lightweight, and powerful

The iPad shares many hardware features with the iPhone, including an accelerometer, an orientation sensor to switch from portrait to landscape mode, solid-state memory, and the same 30-pin doc connector. Connectivity is also virtually the same, with wireless 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 EDR included on all models.

iPad runs iPhone apps!

The iPad will run a version of iPhone OS, and the new device can run virtually any app developed for the iPhone or iPod touch. Aps developed for the iPhone can run on the iPad in native resolution but is large enough to touch type on.

The larger screen not only makes familiar iPhone apps like Calendar, Mail, and Safari look stunning, it also provides screen real estate for more complex elements in the UI. For example, Calendar display a split-sreen view that describes the day's appointments on the left and shows you a color map of used time slots on the right. The split-screen view in Contacts displays you contacts list on the left and the full information for the contact you've selected on the right.

An ebook reader and more

Although not build into the iPad, Apple will offer a free app called iBooks, which will allow you to download and read books from it's new virtual bookstore. The new iBooks store will be accessed from and as easy to use as iTunes.

The ultimate media device?

The iPad is not the world's first tablet PC or the first eBook reader. Toshiba, Lenovo, Acer, and others sell Windows-based tablets, and Amazon has had considerable success with it's Kindle. But Apple thinks the iPad will reinvent the category by offering a vastly superior multi-touch interface an easy access to a wide-variety of apps and media via iTunes. Aple hopes to make the iPad the ultimate media device by leveraging it's existing assets which include over 100 million paying iTunes customers, established relationships with music and video content providers, and over 100,000 iPhone OS app developers.