Quick reply is a useful feature in iOS 8, however it can leave iPhone owners in the dark. Normally the quick reply screen shows the only last message received and a keyboard. The jailbreak tweak Couria enhances quick reply by displaying the entire conversation thread. Not only this, but once installed the tweak can be customized and used with Activator.
Korean developer Idiocracy is seeking money to bring its digital board game Pirates War: The Dice King to mobile devices, Mac OS X and Windows. The indie developer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to reach its ambitious goal of $40,000. The goal of the campaign is to create a board game that users can play with anyone at any time and anyplace".
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares made gains on just about every day last week, opening Monday at $125.03 and reaching $129.62 (which was also the high for the week) by Friday's closing bell for a 3.7% gain on the week. Shares are at $131.83 as of this writing. The surge is no doubt due to a flurry of bullish reports from analysts in the days leading up to Apple's third quarter results call, which is tomorrow, Tuesday July 21 at 5:00 PM ET.
The iPod is still clinging to life, as Apple released its latest generation last Wednesday. In the brand's first refresh in two years, the sixth generation iPod Touch upgraded to a 64-bit A8 processor and an 8 megapixel camera. A 128GB model was added to the lineup and the device is now available in several new colors. The iPod nano and Shuffle are now available in new colors as well. The Touch starts at $199 for a 16GB model.
The App Store's latest promotion, "Amazing Apps & Games for 99¢," is currently running, but it will only be around for a limited amount of time. This is a good and affordable opportunity to discover apps for your iPhone or iPad that are normally priced well above a dollar. There are 24 titles available, twelve apps and twelve games:
Card King: Dragon Wars is the latest free-to-play trading card game to land on the Apple App Store. Released by Card King, Inc., a subsidiary of global gaming publisher CROOZ, Inc (Battlefront Heroes), Card King allows players to collect and grow more than 100 unique creatures to construct the ultimate battle deck. Each creature comes with their own battle spells, strategies and abilities that players can power-up and use to defeat other players in multiplayer matches.
Apple's manufacturing partners Samsung and TSMC have begun mass producing the A9 chip that will power the next generation iPhone, according to a report from Taiwanese tech newspaper DigiTimes. Though Apple reportedly issued last minute modifications to the chip layout that prompted both companies to rework the wafers, the launch timetable supposedly remains on schedule.
It's hard to believe that there is no official sequel to Rovio Entertainment's popular Angry Birds. The original game, released in 2009, has spawned countless spin-offs and crossovers with other popular properties such as Transformers, but there has never been an official Angry Birds 2. That's all about to change on July 30, 2015, when Rovio will finally release a proper follow-up to Angry Birds.
Apple today released the "best iPod touch yet". The sixth-generation iPod has been upgraded with an 64-bit A8 CPU, 8MP iSight camera and it is now available in new colors, including space gray, silver, gold, pink and blue. Apple announced the new iPod in a press release before updating its website with the new models.
Developer Scott Cawthon uploaded the trailer for Five Nights at Freddy's 4 to YouTube on Monday. Cawthon didn't release an official synopsis for the game, but the trailer reveals that the fourth chapter will take place in a house, instead of at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza restaurant. This is the first time the horror franchise will take place in a more conventional horror movie setting.