iOS App of the Week: A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob

The App Store description describes A Boy and His Blob as a "reimagining of the NES classic," but the iOS version looks to be a port of the Wii version, which itself was a remake of A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia. A Boy and His Blob was originally released for the Nintendo Wii in 2009. It is is considered to be one of the better Wii titles, and it has now made its way to iOS devices.

Apple approves iPhone X 'notch removal' apps

iPhone X Notch Remover app

The iPhone X display notch houses critical components used for Face ID, FaceTime and other features. This hasn't stopped people from loving or hating the design feature. Detractors have referred to the "horns" on the iPhone X, which comprise two halves of the status bar. For those who truly can't stand the notch, there is a solution that doesn't involve buying another phone.

How to send and receive payments with the Messages app on your iPhone

Apple Pay Cash

iOS 11.2 introduces Apple Pay Cash -- a peer-to-peer money transferring service for the iPhone and iPad. It's basically an extension of Apple Pay where you can now send and request payments directly from other iOS users. Previously Apple Pay could only be used to make purchases in stores, on the web and in apps, but now you can use your iPhone to pay your friend back for dinner.


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