Monthly Archives: April 2010

CoPilot Live HD Coming to iPad

It was only a matter of time before GPS apps started making it to the iPad  – after all, who wouldn’t want to be able to take advantage of its gorgeous screen and GPS capabilities (in the Wi-Fi + 3G models only)? ALK Technologies, the makers of the CoPilot Live GPS apps, has announced that… Read more »

PopCap Bringing More Games to iPad, Offering Contest with iPad Prize

Yesterday, TouchArcade revealed that PopCap is planning on bring more of its games to the iPad. “We are working on other iPad adaptations of some of our leading franchises,” Andrew Stein, director of the studio’s mobile business development, told us this morning via e-mail, “so it’s probably safe to say that at least one of… Read more »

Urbanspoon Brings Restaurant Information to iPad

Urbanspoon, the online user-driven restaurant review and discovery service, became available for the iPad this morning. The app uses the iPad’s location services capability to show local restaurant search results, including menu information and reviews. The iPad’s larger screen allows Urbanspoon’s cute spinner search selection tool and a map or list of search results to… Read more »

Office² HD Offers Direct File Editing to MobileMe iDisk Users

If you’re an iPad owner who subscribes to MobileMe, Apple’s $99 cloud service that provides over-the-air synchronization of PIM data, online storage and more, and you’ve been disappointed with the lack of integration of Apple’s own iWork iPad apps with MobileMe, Office² HD by Byte Square Limited is worth checking out. At the iPad’s launch,… Read more »

Avatar Debuts on iPad, Doodle Jump On the Way

A game based on James Cameron’s hit movie, Avatar, made its first appearance on the iPhone in December and it officially made the leap to the iPad over the weekend with an iPad-specific version. James Cameron’s Avatar for iPad, by Gameloft, is now available for $9.99 in the App Store. TouchArcade reviewed the iPhone version ($6.99)… Read more »

Amazon Mobile App Optimized for iPad

Amazon’s free mobile shopping app has been optimized for the iPad and appeared in the App Store over the weekend. Version 1.2.4 of Amazon Mobile also brings a few new features not previously present, including the ability to preview videos and music: Optimized for iPad with new features including bestseller and recommendation lists, video preview… Read more »

Square Enix Preparing Chaos Rings for iPad

It was just yesterday that we talked about the release of Square Enix’s RPG Chaos Rings for the iPhone and now TouchArcade points out that the Final Fantasy developer is planning on creating an iPad version, dubbed Chaos Rings HD. The news comes via the company’s Facebook page where Takehiro Ando, the game’s producer, is… Read more »

Hulu May Come to iPad with Subscription Service

The Los Angeles Times reported yesterday that Hulu, provider of a popular online video service, may soon offer a paid subscription service. Called Hulu Plus, a subscription would cost $9.95 per month and offer access to older episodes of hit TV series: Under the proposal, Hulu would continue to provide for free the five most… Read more »

Lonely Planet Offering Free iPhone Guides

Lonely Planet, the popular travel guide company, announced earlier this week that it is offering 13 of its European iPhone guides for free temporarily to help travelers affected by the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption in Iceland. ‘Travellers stuck in unfamiliar places need access to practical information as well as suggestions on what to do whilst stranded’,… Read more »

Chaos Rings RPG Released for iPhone

Chaos Rings, the highly-anticipated iPhone RPG game from the makers of the massive Final Fantasy franchise, Square Enix, debuted in the App Store this week. TouchArcade reviewed the game upon its release, giving it high praise for its overall design, graphics, and engaging gameplay: Chaos Rings defines what an RPG experience should be like on a… Read more »