Monthly Archives: August 2010

Barnes & Noble Revamps Reader Apps Using Nook Brand

Barnes & Noble has revamped its ebook reader apps for the iPhone and iPad, employing the nook brand previously used only for its ebook reader device. The new apps were released this morning and while the iPhone version appears to have no new features aside from the new look, the iPad version includes the following… Read more »

Chaos Rings for iPad Released

Square Enix, the makers of the Final Fantasy franchise, has released Chaos Rings for the iPad as promised just a few months ago shortly after the release of the iPhone version. Chaos Rings is an RPG  in which you control a 2-person team (out of four possible team options) to compete in a fighting tournament… Read more »

Navigon MobileNavigator Half-Off Sale

To celebrate one year in the App Store, Navigon is offering most versions of its MobileNavigator apps at half off through August 15. Additionally, the Traffic and 3D Panorama View features available as in-app purchases are also on sale at 50% off. We’ve tried many of the navigation apps available for the iPhone and MobileNavigator… Read more »

Camera+ Removed From App Store

Camera+ by tap tap tap has been removed from the App Store and all signs point to the VolumeSnap-enabling work-around revealed just the other day as the cause. TechCrunch reports that tap tap tap had revealed the work-around (entering “camplus://enablevolumesnap” without the quotation marks in mobile Safari, which allowed the volume buttons to control the… Read more »

Review: Week Calendar for iPhone

For whatever reason, Apple has decided that the Calendar app that comes installed on the iPhone doesn’t need a week view and that monthly, daily, and list views are all you really need. Though we <3 our iPhones more than is probably healthy for the average human being, we disagree with Apple and think that… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 4.0.2 and 3.2.2 Updates

Apple has just released two iOS updates for the iPhone and iPad, respectively, that address a vulnerability in how Safari handles PDF files that’s at the heart of how the latest web-based jailbreaking process put out by the iPhone Dev Team works. This jailbreaking process, which can be done simply by navigating to in… Read more »

Gameloft’s ‘Gangstar: Miami Vindication’ Coming Soon to iPhone and iPad

Gameloft announced a new game in its Gangstar line-up this morning – Gangstar: Miami Vindication. The trailer promises that the game will be released “soon” though an exact date is not given nor has pricing been revealed. Gameloft has posted a trailer providing a sneak peek of the game: Miami Vindication will be a sequel… Read more »

Madden NFL 11 Released for iPad and iPhone

EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2011 game has been released in separate versions for the iPad and iPhone. The game hit the App Store late last night and features all 32 NFL teams and their respective players, promising realistic game play, impressive graphics, and full season and play-off modes. Touch Arcade has reviewed Madden NFL 11,… Read more »

Apple Rejects VolumeSnap in Camera+ Update

Last week we reported on tap tap tap’s submission of an update of its popular Camera+ app that included the VolumeSnap feature that would allow use of the iPhone’s volume buttons to control the camera’s shutter. We thought that this would be a very nice feature to have in Camera+ (and other camera apps as… Read more »

MoneyWell for iPhone Released

No Thirst Software, the makers of MoneyWell, the  popular money management application for the Mac, has released an iPhone app. MoneyWell for iPhone hit the App Store last night and is available for $4.99, 50% off its regular price as a special introductory offer. MoneyWell for iPhone can be used as a stand-alone app or… Read more »