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The Rumor Mill: Larger iPhone Screen All But Confirmed, Chrome For iOS, And More Whisperings Of A Flexible iPhone Screen...

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It's been a very active morning when it comes to the rumors swirling about concerning upcoming Apple developments! Here's a summary of some of today's big stories:

 

 

 

 



Pocket Monkey App Review for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

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Pocket monkey is a new side scrolling action adventure game where you control a monkey as he travels through a forest.  Throughout the game he has to collect bananas, which you can use to throw at enemies.  You also collect a variety of other items in each level, some are there to help improve your rating for completing a level and others will help you complete the level directly. 



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.



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

The iPhone has become a benchmark for all other smartphones to compete with.  Reviews on the cases, accessories, apps, wallpapers and more are located below.  Here are a couple of Articles that showcase what we have to offer.  For eaxample, iPhone 4S by Alex Cequea (iPhone Life Magazine Editor in Chief).

In that article, Alex says that the iPhone 4S has the exact same physical form factor as the iPhone 4. However, the insides are a whole different story, and Apple tried to make that very clear. The most notable improvements are the 8MP camera with 1080p video recording, the A5 dual-core processor (same as the iPad 2), and an improved battery life (8 hours of 3G talk time, 200 hours of standby). As far as the capabilities, the new Siri Assistant feature was the highlight of the show. The Siri Assistant recognizes natural language and can answer questions such as, "What's the temperature out today?" Combined with the phone's GPS, you can say something like, "Remind me to call my wife when I get to work." The Assistant will not only know who your "wife" is, it'll also know where "work" is and pop up a reminder to "call Marcy" when you get there."

Here's another great article, The Best iPhone 4 Cases. This article goes on to explain that like its iPhone predecessors, cases have become one of the most popular ways to accessorize your cell phone. Most cell phone consumers buy a case bundled with their new phone to protect it from day one. And who can blame them? Mobile devices have become hugely valuable and expensive items; you want to protect them the best way you can. There are literally hundreds of cases on the market. Let's examine the different options available on the market to help you choose the one that's right for you.


What to know how to create your own app?  "The first step in creating an app is to understand what you want to create and how you will measure its success. Make sure the idea is well vetted and there is a solid business case behind it. There are roughly 600 new apps submitted to Apple each day—what is going to differentiate your app from the thousands that are already available and being launched each week? Here are some questions you’ll want to ask when getting your app idea..."

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