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'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.
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.
The streaming market is about to get very crowded with heavy hitters like Apple and Disney preparing to throw their hat in the ring. Consumers already have a ton of choices with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and specialty services like HBO GO, WWE Network and CBS All Access. Users are going to have to decide what movies and television shows are worth watching and subscribe accordingly, and Warner Bros.' DC Universe should be a serious contender for fans of the superhero genre.
Apple on Monday announced three new subscription services, Apple Arcade, Apple News+ and Apple TV+. Apple Arcade will allow iOS users to access over 100 premium games for a monthly subscription fee. The service will also routinely add new games which can be played across all devices including the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. Games will not include any ads or in-app purchases.