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Best iPhone and iPad games of 2011

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All the "Best of..." lists being posted this time of year afford iOS users a great opporunity to quickly scout out apps they might like. Appolicous has posted a number of Best lists for various categories of iOS apps, most recently highlighting the best iPhone and iPad games of the year.



Verizon customers rejoice: The SuperBowl will be available on the iPhone and iPad

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I love it that sports events are increasingly available via streaming video — and that I no longer need cable service. And now there's one more event that will be available: the SuperBowl. It'll be available on the Internet via the NFL website. But if you want to watch it on your iPhone or iPad, it's only available to Verizon subscribers via the free NFL Mobile app. Read more on Electronista.



Take Your Photos on a Map with Photos and Map

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If you've ever seen your picture and forgot where it was, or found yourself itching to share a great photo with somebody, but you were away from a computer, we've got an amazing iPhone app called Photo and Map to help you out. Photo and Map is an iPhone application that lets you put your photos on a map.

This app holds some exciting features such as,

·       Support in 4 languages.

·       GPS automatic locate your position.




Sena Bluetooth Keyboard: Review

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The Sena folio bluetooth keyboard case has its own integrated Bluetooth keyboard.  This is a great way to turn the iPad 2 into a notebook. Using the Bluetooth keyboard with the folio style case allows the user to have many  laptop  features. The keyboard has many great keyboard buttons such as a brightness,  volume, lock, and play, rewind/fast forward for controlling music/video.  The keyboard is very compact but doesn’t cramp the user while typing.  I really liked the larger space bar.  This has been a problem on several other keyboards I have used.  The keyboard includes all the functions of a full sized keyboard as well.



Infinite Dreams having totally INSANE Christmas Sale!!

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Ok, maybe not totally insane, but a little bit insane for sure. Grab some Jelly insanity this holiday at a sweet sale price! Jelly Defense from Inifinite Dreams (see my review here) is only 99 cents, and Can Knockdown 2 (review here), Shoot the Birds and Sky Force are free!! Hurry before the sale ends, and the app store fun jumps back to non-holiday totally sane rates...!



Naturespace app immerses you in the sounds of nature

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Naturespace, one of the top-grossing health & fitness apps, helps you relax by immersing you in the sounds of a natural environment. I have this app and like it a lot. There are over 80 tracks, all recorded by Naturespace team in the wild. And all use a 3-D recording system that gives you the experience of being there. You can read more about the Naturespace Holographic Audio technology on the Naturespace website, as well as listen to some stunning nature sounds.



WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 12/19

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Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekend Giveaway. We have selected the winners of this Giveaway. We gave away 2 Toddy Smart Cloths!

And the winners are...(drumroll please):      Stuart Howitt and Jesse Cruz!



Rest easy this holiday shopping season, and get them an iRest from Rain Design

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When the iPad came out and ushered in the era of the tablet, I thought it might eliminate the laptop accessory market, but in reality, it just transformed it. Instead of laptop cooling pads, we are now being offered tablet stands.  I'm naturally skeptical and there are a lot of vendors taking photo frame easels, adding the prefix "i" and charging ten times as much.


 



Musical Puzzle HD for iPad

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Musical puzzle HD is, from what I have seen, a unique app for the iPad which combines the addictive fun of a jigsaw puzzle with classic songs.  Rather than moving pieces around to make a picture you have to touch the pieces to hear them play a sound which is just a second or two long.  You then place the pieces in order to make the full song.  This addicting game has many song options so you won’t get repeats and in my case I was very familiar with nearly every tune which was played. 



What I played this week - Snow Fight!

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This week, I really had a blast with Snow Fight, but I was not happy about the game offering up a few appetite-whetting levels, and slapping you with an in-app purchase to continue (not a big fan of in-app purchases)... I put a crowbar in my iTunes wallet and plunked down the fat 99 pennies required to unlock the full 40+ levels remaining (yes, quite the iTunes Scrooge). The first zone of 6 or so levels is gratis, but doubtful anyone will begrudge the additional expense of unlocking the others. Simple fun is priceless after all, and the game does deliver that...



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.