Freeverse releases Burning Monkey Casino for iPhone
Freeverse has released its latest game for the iPhone and iPod touch, Burning Monkey Casino. A variety of gambling games are provided- video poker, slots, blackjack, money wheel, pachinko, 3-card monty, and scratch tickets.
Similar to other drunk-calculating iPhone apps, Last Call determines how smashed you are by your weight and how many drinks you’ve knocked back. However, unlike all those other apps, it’s free, it also calculates your drunkenness by the specific type of alcoholic beverage you’ve consumed, and it gives you options on what to do next now that you’re super drunk.
This application is solid and has some nice themes to choose from. There is still room for improvement, however. I would like to see more themes (the 14 provided themes are nice, but they get old after a while).
Apple may be closer to bringing the iPhone to China, a new job offer posting suggests. The company is looking for an iPhone Quality Assurance Engineer, to be located in Beijing. China represents an enormous market for mobile phones, but negotiations for the iPhone may have lasted longer than expected.
Tweetsville from Tapulous is the newest Twitter client available from the App Store, and it offers up an interface and feature set that really gives the competition a run for its money.
True Move, owned by True Corp. and the third-largest cellular carrier in Thailand, says it has signed a deal with Apple to begin selling the iPhone in its home market. The carrier is however in the earliest phases of arranging a Thai deployment, according to Reuters, with no prices for the phone, subscriptions or pre-paid plans.
Apple is the process of developing a new Internet search technology, anonymous sources claim. It is uncertain what exactly this may imply, but it is believed that Apple may be unhappy with the way search is currently handled in Safari, whether for the desktop or iPod and iPhone versions.
Those of you in the UK looking to get started in iPhone development may be interested to know that Intrinsic Development Corp. Limited has announced an iPhone Developer Training Course that will offer “opportunities for discussion, interaction, and learning about the platform, frameworks, tools and languages that are used to create applications for this amazing new platform.”