Fire Emblem Heroes takes the App Store by storm

Fire Emblem Heroes

Nintendo has another mobile hit on its hands with the release of Fire Emblem Heroes for iOS. According to data released by SensorTower, Nintendo's second mobile title garnered almost $3 million in revenues on its first day in the wild. When compared to the top grossing games of 2016, Fire Emblem Heroes takes third place after Super Mario Run, edging out Clash Royale. The top game by far remains Pokémon GO.

How to use your iPhone as a magnifying glass

How to use your iPhone as a magnifying glass.

With virtually no fanfare, iOS 10 added a little known feature to its accessibility suite that allows the iPhone's camera to be used as a magnifying glass. While many are aware that in a pinch, you can turn the camera on and use your fingers to zoom in on objects, it is a bit tedious of a task. The Magnifier feature not only offers a more powerful zoom, but also makes the zoom quick and easy with a simple triple click of the Home button, perfect for reading anything from a menu that's a bit too small or the fine print on a contract.

Review: Just Mobile Xtand Vent smartphone car mount

Just Mobile Xtand Vent iPhone 7

Just Mobile offers a variety of iPhone-compatible accessories. Anyone looking to purchase a car mount for their device should consider their Xtand Vent. Just Mobile touts the "ultra-versatile" design of the Xtand Vent and its "featherweight package" as ingenious. But does this smartphone mount deliver on its promises?

iOS App of the Week: Fire Emblem Heroes

Fire Emblem Heroes

Nintendo's second mobile title has finally landed on both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Fire Emblem Heroes is just one of many titles in the Fire Emblem franchise, and it is the first of the series to be available on smart-devices, such as the iPhone. It is also the follow-up to Nintendo's first mobile title Super Mario Run, which managed to rake in an impressive $50 million in sales from 78 million downloads on the App Store.

Nintendo reveals plans for iPhone games

Super Mario

Nintendo fans can look forward to two or three mobile titles per year from the Japanese company, following its successful release of Super Mario Run. Fire Emblem Heroes is slated to launch today on iOS and Android, with Animal Crossing coming later this year. Nintendo previously announced up to five mobile titles would be launched before the end of 2017, however this has been scaled back according to a recent statement by Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima.

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