World of Tanks Blitz, the mobile version of the popular PC and XBLA tank combat game – won’t be coming out until 2014. But tank/shooter enthusiasts can play something a lot like it right now. Tanktastic comes from Ukrainian developer G.H.O.R. Corporation. With 12-player online tank battles, a promised stream of updates, and GameCenter Achievements, iOS gamers will be hard pressed to find a better way to get their tanks on.
Apple has launched a new promotion to entice would be iPhone buyers by offering them free next day shipping. The new promotion ony appears to be available in the U.S. Apple Store and no where else. The offer covers all models of iPhone from the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and the latest iPhone 5 models.
After launching its free voice calling option for its Facebook Messenger app earlier this year in the United States and Canada, Facebook has has quietly rolled out the same service for its UK users. The new calling feature for UK users is built into the Facebook Messenger app and if one of your contacts is online and capable of receiving a voice call you can now easily make a call.
The original Angry Birds game is now free in the App Store. The game that was originally released over three years ago has seen some phenomenal success on every platform that it has been available on. Now for the first time ever, Rovio has decided to make it free.
You might have noticed that the App Store is choked up with holiday sales of all sorts. I've been hunting down some of the big ones among iPhone and iPad games and have a bunch listed below, but if you find any more (or if any of these sales expire), leave a comment to let us know!
Looking for the very best free games for your iPad? Whether it's strategy, shooter, sports, casual, physics, action, role-playing, racing, word, or sims, iMore has carefully collected dozens of our favorite free iPad App Store games and listed them below for your playing pleasure.
We'll be updating the list regularly, and adding new games and new categories, so bookmark this page and check back often!
Apple is trying to encourage users of its MobileMe service to switch over to iCloud by offering a free Snow Leopard upgrade DVD. Snow Leopard usually costs $29 from the Apple Store. In order to use iCloud on your Mac, it has to be running Lion. Apparently, some percentage of MobileMe users are still running on Leopard and haven’t upgraded to Snow Leopard which is needed before you can upgrade to Lion.
AlbumArt on AppSwitcher does exactly what the title says - adds album art to your app switcher. I personally like having this functionality because I have a tendency to forget what songs come from what albums. This way I don't have to jump into my iPod app, I can simply bring up my app switcher and look without having to stop what I'm doing.
Once installed from Cydia there's nothing to configure or set up, it should just work. It's available for free and requires iOS 5.0 or higher.
The Apple Store is looking to help you out with any last minute holiday shopping by offering free next day delivery on a huge range of products. Some of the items covered are the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and some Mac models. Unfortunately the iPhone 4S is not included.
In order to qualify for free next day shipping, you must have your order completed by today, December 21, and not request any custom configurations or engraving; it's now too late for that!