By Christian Zibreg on Aug 30, 2016
Tuesday, Papa John’s launched a brand new application allowing owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV to order pizza from the comfort of their couch, straight from their Apple TV. In becoming the first restaurant to bring food ordering to the Apple TV, Papa John’s said that all orders placed using the new app will have an automatic 25 percent discount applied to them. Users must sign into their existing Papa John’s account to automatically provide payment information and access their favorite meals. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 29, 2016
Ever since the removal of the footsteps feature from Pokémon GO, the crowdsource-based Go Radar app from the App Store has quickly become one of the most popular ways to help with Pokémon tracking.
The latest update (version 2.0) brings Pokémon scanning functionality that users have been requesting for some time, as well as improvements to the app’s workflow that helps users get more out of it. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 27, 2016
We’ll keep things short and sweet this week. The latest edition of our Apps of the Week roundup includes a fun new photo editor from Jimmy Fallon, an app that auto-summarizes long web articles, a minimal music-maker, and of course two new games for you to check out. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 24, 2016
Two things of great interest for iPhone owners as of late are Pokémon GO and the new Pangu jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3.
So if you were fans of both worlds, and you want to somehow combine the two, then get ready for our roundup of some of the best jailbreak tweaks for use with Pokémon GO. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 23, 2016
Inspired by Nintendo’s wildly popular Legend of Zelda console game series, Oceanhorn by Cornfox & Bros is one of the best-looking, most satisfying RPG-based action adventure games “for the rest of us” that I’ve had a blast playing on my iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.
Ever since completing the game, I’ve been rooting for Oceanhorn’s developers to make a sequel and now, GameMob points us to the official confirmation that it’s indeed being worked on as we speak.
Titled Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, the game’s mechanics are based on a third-person camera angle versus the original game’s isometric view. The storyline revolves around a new hero—a grown-up boy who is training to become a Knight of Arcadia. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 20, 2016
It’s the weekend again, and you know what that means! It’s time for another edition of our Apps of the Week roundup. This week we have some awesome selections for you including a new realtime collaboration app, a minimal video capturing app, a new app that makes learning to code fun and easy, and of course two games that we think are worth checking out. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 18, 2016
Thursday, Hitman GO and Lara Croft GO [review] creators Square Enix Montréal released their latest premium game on the App Store, Deus Ex GO. A turn-based puzzle infiltration game set in a stylized interpretation of the Deus Ex Universe, it puts you in the shoes of covert agent Adam Jensen. You’ll use hacking, combat and augmentations to solve “the most intricate puzzles of the entire GO series”, according to developers. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 16, 2016
Duo, a video calling app announced at Google I/O 2016, released today in the App Store as a free download. A one-to-one video calling app “for everyone,” Duo allows iPhone users to call their Android-toting friends, and vice versa. After signing up with your mobile phone number, you can place video calls to contacts who also have Duo installed on their device. According to Google, Duo for Android and iOS began rolling out today and will be live worldwide in the next few days. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 15, 2016
Without a doubt, many who are reading this post right now are huge Pokémon GO fans. The game took the mobile device market by storm and it became an instant hit, topping the application stores on two of the largest competitors on the market today: iOS and Android.
One of the things that can’t be avoided while playing Pokémon GO is the battery drain you’re going to suffer, and this is because it’s a GPS-based game, but there are still some pointers you can follow to help reduce battery drain so you can play as long as possible. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 13, 2016
The Apps of the Week post is iDB’s weekly roundup of apps and games we feel are worth checking out over the weekend. This week’s edition features some great selections such as a new streaming service for stand-up comedy, a beautiful calendar app, a habit-tracking app with an interesting twist, and as usual, we’ve included two awesome new games for you to try. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 12, 2016
Pokémon GO is all the hype right now, and lots of people are enjoying playing it, but there is a substantially high number of people who are upset with the removal of the Footsteps feature in the game, and even more-so game developer Niantic’s decision to start shutting down real-time Pokémon trackers.
If you’re having trouble finding the Pokémon you want after the update that removed Footsteps, you might consider trying a crowdsourced Pokémon tracker app instead of one that relies on Niantic’s servers to feed information. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 12, 2016
One of the new features that shipped with the Pokémon GO 1.3.0 update this week was the ability to change your player name in the game. This is the name that everybody sees when you compete in gyms, so if you accidentally chose a name you didn’t want, now is your chance to switch it out.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you the steps to take to change your name in Pokémon GO. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 10, 2016
Netflix yesterday announced a brand new iPhone app on the App Store which it designed to let you quickly measure how fast your broadband downlink is by testing the connection to Netflix’s servers. The goal of the free app, aptly named Fast, is to give Netflix subscribers a better understanding of the streaming quality they can expect from the service on their Internet connection. It’s not a replacement for SpeedTest or similar software and does not measure the uplink speed because it has little effect on streaming quality. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 9, 2016
Game developer Niantic has launched an updated version of Pokémon GO for iOS and Android users on Monday that resolves a lot of bugs that were introduced in the previous update and improves the game in various aspects.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a Pokémon GO update without adding something tedious, as it would seem. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 6, 2016
In this week’s edition of iDB’s Apps of the Week roundup, we have selected some great apps for you to check out this weekend. We have a new photo editor with some great sketch filters, a weather app that can help you schedule outdoor activities, an app for discovering music, and two great new games you won’t want to miss. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 4, 2016
Developer Square Enix yesterday announced availability of Mobius Final Fantasy, its new free-to-play role-playing game set in the Final Fantasy universe and created by producer Yoshinori Kitase and writer Kazushige Kojima, who are both known for their work on the Final Fantasy VII and the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake.
The iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game is available on a free-to-play basis with optional In-App Purchases and can be played with just one hand as it was “custom-tailored for mobile platforms”. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 3, 2016
As of today, Dropbox Paper, a collaborative document editor akin to Google Docs and Apple’s iWork for iCloud suite (only better!) is in public beta after spending about a year in private beta, the cloud storage startup announced.
In addition, the mobile Paper app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch launched today, too, so you can immediately download it at no charge from the App Store. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 2, 2016
Pokémon GO has become the top free game in the App Store and Google Play stores in such a short time. It’s undoubtedly popular among players around the world, even though it’s not yet available in all countries.
Nevertheless, a recent update removed the footsteps Pokémon tracking feature from the game and left many users upset, and now the game developers have released an official response to the criticism they’ve received. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 1, 2016
The new Apple TV Remote app with Siri features and support for controlling games on the fourth-generation Apple TV via tilt controls on your iPhone is now available for download on the App Store. Formally announced at WWDC in June 2016, the app used to be available as a developer-only preview, but now everyone can download it from the App Store. The new app doesn’t replace the old one, which is still available on the App Store.
Both apps support the second, third and fourth-generation Apple TV, but only the new one packs in full support for Siri and tilt-based gaming on the new Apple TV. Read More