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.
The iPhone could have gone by a number of other names, according to former Apple advertising lead Ken Segall. Segall, at an event at the University of Arizona, listed several alternative names for the iPhone that Apple was mulling around, and the reasoning behind each of them. Those names were “Mobi”, “Tripod”, “Telepod”, and “iPad”. Of these possible names, Segall revealed that “Tripod” was under serious consideration for a while. 9to5Mac reports:
One of the big questions every time people have a night out and take the car is how much can they safely drink without being over the legal alcohol consumption limit or a danger to other road users. Well this could all start to become a lot clearer with the Alcohoot smartphone breathalyzer.
Adobe has released a version of its Photoshop Touch app specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch. The new app offers some powerful features for an app that is designed to be used on a small screen like layers and filters to dramatically improve your photographs. Adobe Photoshop Touch has been available for a while now on the iPad but today sees the release of a separate version specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch.
HTC announced the HTC One last week which is its latest flagship device running on the Android operating system. It appears that HTC believes it can pull current iPhone users away from iOS and onto android with its latest device and it is going all out to help people do just that by releasing software that can access an iPhone’s backup file. According to CNET Asia, HTC will soon be releasing an update to its desktop Sync Manager software that will have the ability to open up an iPhone’s backup file that has been created through an iTunes backup.
Rene and David Chartier talk about Google getting into premium hardware with Glass and Pixel, much as Apple has moved into services with iCloud. Also, the case for user-defined default apps, and wether multitasking matters on the iPad.
Well known accessory manufacturer Mophie has announced its latest accessory for the iPhone 5. The Mophie Juice Pack Air is the second iPhone 5 accessory to offer prolonged usage by packing an additional battery into a small form case specifically for the iPhone 5
The iPhone 5 launched back in September 2012 and in smartphones, half a year can be a long time. Since then we've seen the Google LG Nexus 4 launch, the Nokia Lumia 920 hit, the BlackBerry Z10 start to roll out internationally, and now the new king of the spec sheet, the announcement of the all-new HTC One.