It's an iPhone app bonanza this morning! Starting off with a new piece of kit from Boinx software
, You Gotta See This! is an app that uses the iPhone 4's gyroscope to great effect - the only downside? You gotta have an iPhone 4 to be able to use it! D'oh!
"Current events tend to make for excellent iPhone game fodder
", say Slide to Play. Sadly the event that Plug the Pipe was based around has now come and gone, but if you're wanting to re-live the pollution one more time, then by all means, buy this game, but be warned - it's atrociously bad.
Speaking of iPhone games, Godville is an apparently excellent game with*absolutely*no gameplay. Perhaps they could have marketed this game towards the ultimate lazy gamer, but this is a game where you don't actually do anything.*Intrigued?Check out*Touch*Arcade's review
Continuing the App Store marathon, we have Dropbox! Here's a tip: if you're looking to upload HD videos to Dropbox,*record them within the recently-updated Dropbox app
. Of course, iPhone 4's a few and far between in Australia as yet, but that'll all change come Friday.
Hot on the heels of it's previous 3.0 update,*The Iconfactory have released yet another update to Twiterriffic
, this time bringing almost as many features and enhancements as the original update did. A little weird for a .0.1 update, perhaps, but welcome, nonetheless.
EA has finally managed to release the official Risk game for iPhone onto the App Store, but*Touch Arcade say it probably isn't as good as it could have been
. They've also got recommendations for other quality strategy/dice-rolling games, so go check them out!
If you've been looking for an application to take inventory of your home items, be they gadgets, furniture, or even pets, enter*Compartments. It's an application that's been designed to catalogue any physical*possessions*or pieces of software. If you think this could be the application you've been looking for,*I urge you to check out App Storm's review
Apple uses some scary heads in a diagram
describing how their patent to share music playback between two people would work. Similar to those splitters you see currently, such a setup would also be achieveable via software, negating the need for an extra accessory and an extra pair of headphones.
Perhaps your Mac isn't a secure as you thought it was. Wired say Apple is the new leader in software insecurity
,*but maybe it's not Apple's fault as most*vulnerabilities*are the result of third party software, like Flash, Reader, and Java being the main culprits.
During Apple's financial conference call last week they revealed that their*massive North Carolina data center will be ready by the end of the year
. As for what it's actually going to be used for, well, your guess is as good as mine - but here's hoping that we'll finally see some cloud-computing push from our favourite fruit company.