English-language option added to popular cat collecting game 'Neko Atsume'

Neko Atsume

Neko Atsume is a "kitty collector" title where the goal of the game is to become a digital cat lady. The game was previously only available in Japanese but it has been recently updated with an English-language option. In Neko Atsume players can buy items like rubber balls, cat food and other cat luxuries known as "goodies" to attract cats to their yard. The game is a lot like Pokémon in that the object is to collect all the cats and add them to your Cat Book. There are all kinds of cats to collect including rare cats that take certain items to attract.

How to delete, quit and rearrange apps on the fourth-generation Apple TV

Apple TV

The fourth-generation Apple TV is the first Apple set top box that allows users to download and install third-party apps. This includes games which can be played using the Siri Remote or third-party MFi controllers. This means that users are capable of deleting apps or games from their Apple TV for the first time. Here's how to interact with apps on your Apple TV 4.

New iOS Apps, Games and JB Tweaks of the Week: Five Nights at Freddy's World and more

Five Nights at Freddy's World

Five Nights at Freddy's developer Scott Cawthon shocked fans this week by releasing a trailer to Five Nights at Freddy's World. Instead of following the normal creepy point-and-click format as the original four games, Freddy's World is a cute and colorful RPG with a Final Fantasy-like battle system. Cawthon did say in September that he wanted to use the Five Nights at Freddy's characters "in a new and fun way" and create a type of game that he hadn't created in a long time.

Halloween App of the Week: Zombie Deathmatch

Zombie Deathmatch Scarecrow

Last week we took a quick look at three new zombie games in our App Store recap. One of those games was Zombie Deathmatch -- a F2P zombie fighting game. In Zombie Deathmatch you're a human who survived an outbreak that transformed some humans into zombies. You goal is to build a roster of zombie fighters to take out the voodoo priest Papa Rainbow, who killed your zombie friend after he refused to join his team.

BADLAND and Beat Sports now available for Apple TV


Customers who pre-ordered the new Apple TV this week will be able to download two games when their digital media players arrives this weekend. Frogmind announced today that its hit iOS game BADLAND is now available for the Apple TV 4, and Rock Band creators Harmonix Music Systems have also launched Beat Sports for the next-generation set-top box.

iOS 9 jailbreak now available for Mac and Windows

iOS 9 Jailbreak for Mac

If you have been waiting for a Mac version of the Pangu iOS 9 jailbreak then your wait is over. The Pangu Team added a Mac version of the jailbreak tool to its website en.pangu.io on Wednesday. This means iPod touch, iPhone and iPad users can now jailbreak their devices running iOS 9.0 to iOS 9.0.2 using Windows or OS X. You can learn how to jailbreak your device by following our iOS 9 jailbreak tutorial. There is no jailbreak available for iOS 9.1 at this time.

Get f.lux screen darkening without iOS jailbreak

Gamma Thingy f.lux settings

The excellent software package f.lux automatically adjusts the color temperature of computer and mobile device screens at night. Not only does this prevent your iPhone screen from blasting bright blue light during nighttime hours, it can help with eyestrain and sleep patterns. Unfortunately, the only option to run f.lux on an iOS device is to jailbreak. Now, thanks to iOS 9 and Xcode it's possible to sideload apps onto a device without using the App Store. This is where the app Gamma Thingy comes into play.

How to sideload apps onto iOS 9 devices

Apple developer ID

iOS 9 has brought the ability to install developer apps to the home screen without a jailbreak or paid developer account. While this process takes a few steps, it opens up a new world of third-party apps that can be installed without using the App Store. In order to install Xcode directly onto an iOS 9 device such as an iPhone, Mac OS X is required. Here are the steps needed to create a free developer account and start loading apps directly onto iOS 9:

Patrick Stewart to star as Leonardo da Vinci in new iOS game

Leonardo’s Cat

Actor Sir Patrick Stewart will lend his voice to the upcoming mobile game, Leonardo’s Cat, from StoryToys. The upcoming educational title is aimed at children and families with art from illustrator Michael Frith (The Muppets, Fraggle Rock). Leonardo’s Cat follows Scungilli, da Vinci’s faithful feline companion, as he goes on a quest to find his owner's missing invention, the Automaton. Scungilli must explore the ancient town of Amboise for the missing robot while solving puzzles and avoiding traps.


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