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iOS App of the Week: Rolando: Royal Edition

Rolando: Royal Edition

Anyone who knows their iOS history will remember Rolando, one of the first full puzzle-adventure games on the Apple App Store. The original Rolando was released for iOS on December 18, 2008, a few months after the App Store opened for business. The game won all types of awards, like the Best iPhone Game of 2008 by the Boston Herald, according to Wikipedia.

Dungeon Warfare 2 now available on the App Store

Dungeon Warfare 2

The sequel to the popular tower defense game Dungeon Warfare is now available on the Apple App Store. Dungeon Warfare is known as the opposite of EA's disastrous Dungeon Keeper remake, earning a solid 4.9 star rating on the App Store. Dungeon Keeper was maligned by fans for being filled with over-the-top timers and microtransactions, unlike Dungeon Warfare and Dungeon Warfare 2, which are premium titles with no IAPs.

Apple AirPower charging mat officially cancelled

AirPower

Apple's highly anticipated AirPower wireless charging mat has been cancelled by the intractable laws of physics. AirPower was revealed in fall 2017 as a versatile charging mat based on an expansion of the Qi standard, which would allow multiple devices to charge simultaneously. Not only would AirPods, iPhones and Apple Watch devices charge anywhere on the mat, but charge status would be communicated in real time.

How to subscribe to a free month of Apple News Plus on iPhone

How to subscribe to Apple News Plus on iPhone and iPad.

Apple's recently announced News+ service gives subscribers access to over 300 magazines and several newspapers including popular titles such as National Geographic, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Popular Science and The Wall Street Journal to name a few - for $9.99 per month. Depending on how many magazines you currently subscribe to à la carte, this could be a very deep discount.

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